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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.

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Parent Mock Timetable Afternoon - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Parents and Guardians are invited to follow the timetable of their son or daughter and meet his/her first semester teachers on Thursday, February 11, 2016, starting at 4:30 pm. 

Period 1 - 4:30 - 4:40pm
Period 2 - 4:50 - 5:00pm
Period 3 - 5:10 - 5:20pm
Period 4 - 5:30 - 5:40pm

Following the Parent Mock Timetable Afternoon, there will be a presentation on Supporting Your Child in Course Selection Process taking place in the library at 6:00pm, followed by a presentation on the Introduction to AP Capstone. Please feel free to bring along a copy of the presentation with you.

We look forward to seeing you at our Parent Mock Timetable Afternoon. (02/02/2016)

Correction for Grade 8 Parents

Correction It is the decision of the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board to delay the transition from Extended French to French Immersion by a year following the FSL Review. Lisgar will continue to offer Extended French and provide opportunities for students to participate in the Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF). To determine if your child is eligible to attend Lisgar Collegiate Institute, please visit the OCDSB School Locator (01/19/2016).

2016-2017 Registration Process

If you are looking to register at Lisgar Collegiate Institute for the 2016-2017 school year please follow the steps below.

Find out if Lisgar Collegiate Institute is your designated home school by using the OCDSB School Locator or by calling the OCDSB Boundary Information Line at (613) 596‐8780.

If Lisgar is your designated home school, proof of address must be presented at the main office at Lisgar Collegiate Institute by providing the following:

  • proof of address (property tax bill, assessment notice, purchase of sale agreement, or rental agreement); and
  • a minimum of one other form of identification that includes the address and the guardian’s name (which may include the previous list as well as utility bills, driver’s license, etc.); and
  • copy of Canadian Birth Certificate, Passport, or Permanent Resident documentation.

For students entering grade 9 a registration appointment is not needed. For students entering grade 10, 11, or 12 a registration appointment is needed. Please call the school to book a registration appointment.

Please bring the following documents with you to your registration appointment:

  • most recent transcript showing all completed secondary school courses
  • most recent report card
  • Individual Education Plan
  • Academic or Psychological Assessments
  • vaccination records (for any students coming from outside of Ottawa)

If your designated home school through the OCDSB School Locator is either: Cairine Wilson SS, Canterbury HS, Colonel By SS, Glebe CI, Gloucester HS, Hillcrest HS, Lisgar CI, Nepean HS, Osgoode Township HS, Rideau HS, Ridgemont HS, Sir Wilfrid Laurier SS, or Woodroffe HS - Lisgar Collegiate Institute becomes the home school for gifted learners.

In order to register at Lisgar Collegiate Institute for the OCDSB Special Gifted Program you must provide the results of a recent cognitive abilities test (ex. Canadian Cognitive Abilities Test (CCAT), Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC‐IV or WISC-V)) for evaluation by the Special Education Department at Lisgar. Please note: these tests must be completed at your elementary school or by an Ontario psychologist and have been administered within the past two years.Once these documents have been reviewed, a member of the Special Education Department will contact you regarding the next steps for registration. Students who are currently attending an OCDSB Congregated Gifted Program are not required to resubmit documentation.

If Lisgar is not your designated home school, you must apply for a Secondary Student Transfer. Secondary Student Transfer Application forms are available at any OCDSB Secondary School between Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 19, 2016 and must be submitted to the main office at Lisgar Collegiate Institute by Friday, February 19, 2016. Registration instructions will be sent with approved transfers. (12/07/2015)

What's Happening?

Feb. 8
Day 2
  • Last Day for Semester Two Course Changes
  • Lunar New Year- Asian Culture Club
Feb. 9
Day 1
    Nothing Scheduled.
Feb. 10
Day 2
    Nothing Scheduled.
Feb. 11
Day 1
  • Parent Course Selection Presentation
    Following Mock Timetable Evening in the Alumni Auditorium
  • Mock Timetable Evening
  • Semi Formal Dance (Vox = refereshments)
Feb. 12
Day 2
  • PD Day

Upcoming Events

Tuesday February 16th:
Grade 9 Course Selection Presentations

Space Sim Mission

Wednesday February 17th:
Grade 11 Course Selection Presentations

Grade 10 Course Selection Presentation

Thursday February 18th:
Grade 9 Course Selection Presentations

Friday February 19th:
Grade 9 Course Selection Presentations

Monday February 22nd:
Grade 9 Course Selection Presentations

Tuesday February 23rd:
Toonie Tuesday

Friday February 26th:
Trivia Evening (Key Club)

Wednesday March 2nd:
Galileo Challenge (Space Sim)

Thursday March 3rd:
Music Trip Send off Concert and Meeting

-- 7pm in the Alumni Auditorium

Arts Production
-- Alumni Auditorium

Friday March 4th:
AVA Event

Monday March 7th:
2015-2016 Course Selection Closes

Battle of the Grades

Wednesday March 9th:
International Music Trip


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