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Prospective Students

For more information about our admissions process visit our School Information page.

Absence Reporting by e-mail!

If your child will be absent from school send an e-mail message to and include your child's name, the date(s) of the absence and the reason for the absence. Please include your name and a phone number so that we can contact you if necessary.

Lisgar School Council

Latest News

OCDSB/OCENET International Study Abroad Bursary for Students

Our students make a difference at home and around the World........and we support that! Thanks to the Ottawa-Carleton Education Network, a NEW bursary has been established to support and encourage students to engage in cultural exchange, international learning and the development of global competencies. A number of experiences can qualify for these bursaries including:

  • Student Study Abroad Cultural Exchanges (including remote communities in northern Canada)
  • International School Trips Summer credit courses abroad (must be a recognized credit in Ontario)
  • When a student has committed to extending their learning through an international experience but their family can't afford to unlock the opportunity

Deadline for applications - May 29, 2015. (05/11/2015)

Commencement Memorandum

Graduates should read the following memorandum for information about Commencement. The Commencement will be held this year on Friday, June 26, 2015. (05/11/2015)

Summer Office Hours

July 2 to 18 7:30 - 1:30
July 20 to August 14 Summer Shutdown, school closed
August 17 to August 28 7:30 - 1:30
August 31 to September 4 8:00 - 4:00

Report Card Distribution

Term 3 report cards were distributed on April 24, 2015. (04/24/2015)

June Exam Schedule Available

The Semester Two - June Final Exam Schedule is available. (04/27/2015)

Summer School Information Available

Summer school registration begins for courses offered through the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board on April 15th and the Ottawa Catholic School Board on May 1st. No appointments are necessary to sign up for summer school make up or reach ahead courses offered through the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. Students will register for these courses online through Career Cruising using the username and password used to select courses for the 2015-2016 school year. For more information please see the instructions. For students wishing to take a course offered through the Ottawa Catholic School Board, students wishing to take Cooperative Education offered through the OCDSB,students wishing to take an eLearning course offered through the OCDSB, or International Students are required to make an appointment with their Guidance Counsellor for registration.

In addition to registering on Career Cruising for the Summer School Co-op Program the students will have to fill out the Co-op/OYAP Application Form as well as provide a current Credit Counselling Summary and Resume. These documents are to be submitted to Continuing Education no later than Friday, May 29th at 6pm. These documents can be submitted through board mail to the attention of James McAvoy or the students can drop the documents off at the Continuing Education offices (in Room E121 at 440 Albert Street) between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm. Students can also drop off these documents at one of our Summer School Evening Registrations on May 11 or May 12th. The dates and times are listed below:

May 1st to May 29th (9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) at the Albert Street Education Centre, 440 Albert Street
May 11th (6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) at Sir Robert Borden High School or John McCrae Secondary School
May 12th (6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School or the Albert Street Education Centre (04/14/2015)

Labour Disruption

Please see the letter from Jennifer Adams, Director of Education regarding the labour disruption. For more information please visit the OCDSB website. (04/09/2015)

Graduation Ceremonies

The school-sanctioned commencement will be on Friday June 26, 2015, at 11:00 am. There are, however, a number of other activities associated with graduation, such as the Prom (graduation dinner-dance), that are not sanctioned by the OCDSB or the school, but are organized and managed by the student Prom Committee. As the administration and staff of Lisgar Collegiate, we wish to inform you that we will not be assuming responsibility or liability for the events organized and managed by the Prom Committee, or assuming a supervisory role. Please see the letter from Ms. Agard for more information. (03/09/2015)

What's Happening?

May. 18
Day 2
    Nothing Scheduled.
May. 19
Day 1
    Nothing Scheduled.
May. 20
Day 2
  • Spring Jazz Night
  • OAPT Grade 11 physics contest
May. 21
Day 1
  • Spring Music Night
May. 22
Day 2
  • Afternoon/Evening Event (Key Club)

Upcoming Events

Wednesday May 27th:
Athletic Banquet

Friday May 29th:
High School National Championship Tournament

-- Mark Meng & Ruth Crabtree

Tuesday June 2nd:
School Council

Planetarium Science Class Visits (?)

Wednesday June 3rd:
Gr 12 Recital

Thursday June 11th:
Art Show

Monday June 15th:
Relaxation Days (Stud Co)

Wednesday June 17th:
Final Exams


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