Have a Safe Summer


Have a safe and happy summer holiday!

Key upcoming dates:
Report Cards: Students can pick up report cards in the Main Office starting Wednesday July 2nd between 7:30 and 1:30 pm.

2014-15 Timetables and Locker Days:
Aug 27 @ 8:30 - 9:30 for Grade 12 students
Aug 27 @ 9:30 - 12:00 for Grade 10/11/12 students
Aug 28 @ 8:30 - 10:30 for Grade 9 students

Please remember to bring: $30.00 (cash or cheque) for voluntary Student Fees. This will pay for your agenda, your locker, the lock we provide you, your student photo, your student ID card, and other costs that facilitate our many school activities throughout the year. Your timetable will also be made available at this time.

$35.00 (cash or cheque) for the school yearbook. This fee must be paid separately.

Grade 9 students will receive their locks and lockers during orientation. All students will also have their photos taken for student cards.

Getting to School By Bus

The OC Transpo Route Schedules will be posted on the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority’s (OSTA) website at www.ottawaschoolbus.ca by mid-August. The eligibility for students in grades 9-12 have changed for September 2014.All students meeting the over 3.2km distance criteria from their designated school are eligible to receive transportation services. OSTA will select the most appropriate mode of transportation with may include yellow bus, public transit or small school purpose vehicle. Please refer to the website for more information or call 613-224-8800 ext.2381

Safety First 

The safety and well-being of your child in our school is important to us. Please ensure that all of our contact information is correct and up to date. This includes email addresses. Please find attached the Student Registration Verification Form. Please correct and sign this, then return it to us on either August 27 or 28.

Also, if you want the school to store long-term prescription medication and/or epi-pens, it is mandatory to have your doctor complete and sign the appropriate OCDSB medical forms annually. Copies of these forms can be found at merivalehs@ocdsb.ca

When We Meet Again.

Our first day of classes will be September 2, 2014. It is expected that all students will be in attendance on the first day. This will be a full day of classes. Your child’s course selection may be affected. If, for some reason, your child is unable to attend on the day, please contact the main office through our attendance email listed above.

Sports Day the Girls Way 2014

Sunny Delight!

Congratulations to the girls involved in the organizing and leading of activities today for grade 8 girls from SWC and Steve MacLean P.S.    Smiles, Sports, Lunch and Dance !

Yearbook Distribution

The 2014 Yearbook is Out of this World!

The 2014 yearbook is out of this world ... literally! We hope you enjoy the memories and thank all students for collecting their books today. Books will be available at lunch on Monday in the caf if you have not already picked yours up.

In the meantime, have a look at some of the students that are enjoying the book this year in our slideshow presentation.

Enjoy the weekend!


June Exams


Thursday June 19 - Period 1 Exams
Friday June 20 - Period 4 Exams
Monday June 23 - Period 2 Exams
Tuesday June 24 - Period 3 Exams
Wednesday June 25 - Alternate Date / Student Success Day

​All Exams begin at 8:30 sharp.

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Exam Cram

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