Welcome to the Steve Maclean Public School webpage
We hope all our SMPS families had a safe and enjoyable summer. We are looking forward to another amazing school year. Our school office is now open.
South Ottawa Race Day is just around the corner on Sunday, October 18th. Register now and enjoy a 25% discount on the registration fees. 2k, 5k & 10k events. Help support Brain Cancer Research. For more info and the promo code click here.
Interested in Hot Lunches for Your Child?
Lunch Lady orders can now be placed online. Click here for more info.
School Fees and School Supplies: click here for a list of recommended school supplies and voluntary fees. Please bring in these requested supplies and voluntary school fee as soon as possible during the first week. THANK YOU!
2015-2016 Day 1-5 Cycle Calendar for SMPS: Click Here
Important Information Update:
Synervoice Updates for May
Congratulations to "Be The Change" Grade 6 Students and Staff!!!!
We are proud to announce that Mr.M.Tremblay's, Madame N. Martyn's and Mr. G. White's grade 6 classes won a National Student Innovation Award for their Entrepreneurial Adventure project: "Be The Change."
Representatives from the Learning Partnership and BMO presented the award to our students this morning at a ceremony at the National Gallery. Ten awards were presentedat ceremonies across Canada. Steve MacLean's "Be The Change" raised $24,000 to build two classrooms onto an existing school in Haiti. Our school won their award in the "Enterprising Spirit" category. CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing honour!
Great story in the Ottawa Community News about the fundraising efforts by our grade 6 French immersion classes. Check out the story.
Class requests for 2015-2016? Please take note of the section from the Principal's Comments in the February newsletter that deals with this.
In case you missed the synrevoice email and/or call on March 27th...click here for latest SMPS news and updates
An important newsletter went home today about "Street Safety." Click here for newsletter.
Information on "Street Proofing Your Child." click here
There has been lots of talk about the new Health Curriculum. Please see OCSDB Director Adams webpage about this. http://www.ocdsb.ca/AB-OCDSB/
On January 29th, representatives from our two public high schools presented to parents about their schools and the merits of remaining in the public system. This was their presentation.
WITS: We are letting kids know that when they have difficult social situations and/or bullying, they can: Walk away, Ignore, Talk it out and Seek help. Parents might want to use the same language at home to help their kids. Check out the parent flyer.
OCDSB Boundary Reviews for SMPS: more information about the proposed changes. http://www.ocdsb.ca/sch/as/Pages/Elementary-Alternative-Boundary-Expansion.aspx
Procedures for Extended Day Program : click here
French Help: Click here for two OCDSB recommended websites for French help.
"Best Practices for Parents at SMPS": A list of best practices for parents has been developed to help new and returning parents/ care-givers know how we do things here at Steve MacLean PS.
SMPS Code of Conduct: as found in your child's agenda