ALERT: St. Benedict School open Tuesday, September 25, 2018

posted Sep 24, 2018, 2:52 PM by Kami Dunlop

St. Benedict School will b e open for students to attend classes on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.  The Extended Day Program will also be operating and Community Use of Schools will be running.


School bus transportation will be functioning and parents are asked to please refer to the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority website for the most up-to-date information.  Due to anticipated delays and disruptions to service in certain areas, students should not be left unaccompanied during pick up or drop off at any bus stop until the school transportation vehicle has arrived.  Caution should be exercised for all students who walk to school.


An event like a tornado, in our community, is very difficult for children and youth.  Listening to and validating children’s concerns is the first step in helping them feel safe, as they will look to the caring adults in their lives to help make sense of what happened, and how to cope.  Your explanation(s) will depend on their age, but most importantly, all children need to be able to know they voice is being heard. You will find tips for helping your child at the following websites: