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Rescheduled: Parent Workshop

The parent workshop on The Parent-Child Connection has been cancelled for Thursday, January 24, 2019 due to inclement weather.  It is rescheduled for Thursday, January 31.  Parents do not need to re-register.  If registered parents are unable to attend on Jan. 31 and require a refund for their pizza and/or childcare, please contact the school office.


Reminder: Stephen Leacock PS Council meeting tonight – January 22, 2019

Stephen Leacock PS Council meets tonight at 7:00pm in the school library.

The agenda for the meeting is here: January 2019 agenda. The minutes of the previous meeting are here: November 2018 Meeting Minutes.

Stephen Leacock PS Council Meeting – January 22, 2019

The next Stephen Leacock PS Council meeting takes place on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in the school library at 7:00pm.  Please join us to hear updates from staff, help plan upcoming events, and discuss proposed changes to the Council Constitution.

The agenda for the January meeting can be found here: January 2019 Agenda

The minutes from the previous meeting can be found here: November 2018 Meeting Minutes

Everyone is welcome!

Parent Workshop: The Parent-Child Connection January 24, 2019

SLPS Council is hosting a workshop for parents:  The Parent-Child Connection

Parenting today can be a wonderful and exhausting journey. As parents, we often feel pressured to ensure that our children are prepared for whatever challenges come their way. Traditional approaches to parenting, however, can often leave us (and our children) feeling disconnected and discouraged. This presentation will look at how new approaches to parenting center on what we can do to build resilience and strength in or children by focusing on the one thing that matters the most, the parent-child connection.

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board social workers Emily Balla and Kim Kramer will be leading a workshop about building confidence and resilience in our kids. A similar workshop is being rolled out to OCDSB staff this year, so this is a great opportunity to consult board subject matter experts. This presentation was also one of the most well attended and well received workshops at this year’s OCDSB Parent Conference in November.

The presentation is free, but registration is required.  Please register School Cash Online so that we can prepare accordingly.

Child minding and pizza are available for a nominal fee through School Cash Online.

Where: SLPS Library

When: Thursday January 24th from 6:30 pm -7:45 pm (75 min)

Who: Parents of students at Stephen Leacock (capacity of 75 parents)

We make it easy for parents to attend:
Parents register for the workshop through School Cash Online – free
Child minding is available for school-age children through School Cash Online – $3.00 per child
Pizza available to order in advance through School Cash Online – $2.80 per slice


Term 2 Pizza Orders Now Available

Term 2 Pizza Lunch now available to order on SchoolCashOnline ocdsb.schoolcashonline.com

Stephen Leacock Public School Council is offering pizza lunches on Thursdays.  You may order Gabriel cheese or pepperoni pizza on whole wheat crust.  One slice for 19 weeks = $53.20.  Term 2 pizza days run from Thursday, February 7 to Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Click on “Sign In” to access your profile or to enroll in the School Cash Online system.

Deadline for orders is Monday, January 28, 2019.

Reminder: Family Movie Night Tonight – Nov. 30, 2018

Stephen Leacock PS Family Movie Night is tonight – November 30, 2018.


SLPS Council is hosting a screening of The Secret Life of Pets.

Doors open at 6:15pm, movie starts at 6:30pm.

Tickets available at the door, but space is limited.  Cash only for tickets & snacks (if you have not pre-purchased).

Blankets & mats welcome.  Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult for the duration of the movie.

Volunteers still needed for Family Movie Night – Nov 30, 2018

Volunteers are still needed for Family Movie Night on Friday, November 30, 2018.  Volunteers are especially needed to help with set-up and snack sales.  If you can help out for 30-45 minutes, please sign up at SignUpGenius.