Review: The Shallows: What the Internet is doing to our Brains, By Nicholas Carr Nicholas Carr is the author of a number of books, a journalist, a consultant to business and a blogger. As someone who has been intimately involved in online communication and production of online material he approaches the subject with credibility, nuance […]
The 2012 Cardus report is available on the Cardus website at the following location: https://www.cardus.ca/store/3564/ It is available for download free (with registration). The cardus report answers the following questions: How do Canadian students rate their education? How do they fare—years later, decades later—in their cultural and civic lives? The Cardus Education Survey 2012 […]
On Wednesday November 13th, the students of OCS welcomed dads, uncles, grandfathers and friends for Chapel and Classroom visits. There was lots of excitement and a buzz in the hallways. Dads, uncles, grandpas & friends: we love you!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY! On Thursday, November 7th, the Grade 5 class travelled downtown to The Mission to deliver the huge load of supplies collected during our Thanksgiving project in October. They brought so much that the bin that The Mission supplied was too small! They were genuinely thankful for the generosity of the OCS community!
The annual Ottawa Independent School Athletic Association (OISAA) Pumpkin Run was held Tuesday, October 22nd.
In keeping with the OCS school theme “Live For Him”, the staff and students of Ottawa Christian School are reaching out to our community as we continue our 30 year tradition of giving to the Ottawa Mission. This year we are asked to donate school supplies (no markers and crayons please). They need pens, lined […]
On Wednesday, October 9, twenty-four pastors, fifty-four OCS family members and nine staff members enjoyed building relationships over breakfast. After breakfast, the pastors joined the student body in worship at a special “pastor appreciation” chapel. During chapel, a video (We LOVE our Pastors) was presented to communicate several students’ thoughts on, and appreciation of, their […]
Here are some more pictures from play day that was on Sept 13.
Walkathon 2013…and the current total is… $66,952.34!! CONGRATULATIONS OCS!! WOW…what a day last Saturday was!! The weather wasn’t the best but we sure made the best with the weather we had! What an awesome job you all did! We hope you all had a fun day and have recuperated from that LONG walk! A HUGE Congratulations […]
Recently Rachel (grade 7) has generously volunteered her time to create, and continuously update OCS’s new YouTube page. She wanted to have the opportunity to create these videos, to display the student’s desire to learn and play, as well as promoting programs such as the intensive French program (grade six) and this years theme, Live For Him. All of […]