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OPH Vaccination Clinics for Grades 7 & 8 on November 28 & 29

Ottawa Public Health will be on site Monday, November 28 , and Tuesday, November 29, to provide vaccinations for our Grade 7 & 8 students.

All students in Grade 7 (students born in 2010), have received a package from their homeroom teacher with the consent form for the hepatitis B, human papillomavirus (HPV) and meningococcal disease vaccines.

For students in Grade 8, if you and your child signed the consent form last school year, the consent is STILL VALID (consent is valid for 24 months following the date it was given). If consent is on file and your child is due for a vaccine mentioned above, nurses from Ottawa Public Health will, with child consent, proceed with the vaccination. If you are unsure if consent is on file, call Ottawa Public Health at 613-580-6744.

Key Information

These vaccines are publicly funded, so no payment is needed. Please speak with your child about the vaccines. You and your child need to sign the consent form for each vaccine you want your child to get.

Even if you do not want your child vaccinated, fill out the consent form indicating “No” forall vaccines you do not wish your child to receive.

Preparation

On vaccination day, please eat a good breakfast, bring an extra juice or snack to school, wear short sleeves or a loose shirt so that the upper arm can be exposed easily, without undressing, bring a mask to wear in the clinic, and bring the consent form to school.

Grade 7&8 Progress Reports Available November 17. Parent-Teacher Interview Bookings Available November 18. Parent Teacher Interviews November 24.

Grade 7&8 Progress Reports will be made available via the Parent Portal on Thursday, November 17th at 5:00 PM.

Grade 7&8 Parent-Teacher Interviews will take place on Thursday, November 24, 2022 from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM & 5:00-7:00 PM in-person only. You will be able to book interviews here or on MyMRH. Bookings will be available starting Friday, November 18th at 3:00 PM. You will need to be signed into a Google account to book an appointment. Please indicate the name of your child in the details. If you do not have a Google account, please use your child's stu.ocsb.ca account to book your appointment. You may book your interview by clicking on your child's teacher's interview calendar and selecting the time that you would like. Please use the video below to support your booking process, if necessary. Please note that the system automatically creates a Google Meet Link. This link will not be used. If you are not able to attend in person, please call or email your child's teacher to arrange a phone interview. You may book appointments until November 23th at 12:00PM.


High School Midterm Report Cards Available November 17.

High School Midterm Report Cards will be made available via the Parent Portal on Thursday, November 17th at 5:00 PM. There will be no Parent-Teacher Interviews after this reporting period.

Early Dismissal for All Students on November 24.

Due to the Grade 7&8 Parent Teacher Interviews, all students in Grades 7-12 will be dismissed at 1:20 PM on THursday, November 24th.

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