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Ottawa Technical Secondary School
Mission Statement

Ottawa Technical Secondary School educates for the world of work, providing life and employability skills in an environment that encourages responsible citizenship and fosters hope, inspiration, and opportunity

Charlotte and Jennyfer won Gold at Alqonquin's High School Hospitality/ Baking Competition on April 28th.  They were competing against school boards from all over the region including Smith Falls, Arnprior and even Cornwall.  There were 20 teams of 2 in the baking labs. Congratulations Charlotte and Jennyfer!!
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Volunteer award given to OTSS Autism Program students for their work on the Vanier Food Bank Gardens - Thank you Vanier Partage!!
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Thank you Unity For Autism!
Thank you RBC!

unity logoThank you Kathy Carsley, Founder of Unity for Autism and Unity for Autism for your generous grant to help us build our Body Break/Sensory Room for the students of OTSS! Here is our vision - click here - And the rationale - click here
Thank you to Ian Eisner and Kevin Lee (PhD candidate in Neuroscience at the University of Ottawa) for their work on this grant.

We are very happy to announce that OTSS has been chosen as a recipient of an RBC Learn to Skate Grant.  The school will be aiming to facilitate opportunities for all of our students to have the opportunity to learn how to skate.  The school will be buying skates that will be available for students to borrow and provide development classes (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) at local arenas.  

NAC brings brass instruments to the Autism Program at OTSS
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Thank you to the NAC and Lotus Centre for Special Music Education for this opportunity (photo credits: Richard Sasse)

For "Creating the conditions for joy" click here...

OTSS Hockey OTSS Sports Zone
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OTSS 2014 Terry Fox Walk, Run, Ride or Roll

Presentation of 10 year Terry Fox Banner (read more...)

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Fire Works - Fuzed Glass Wonders created by students at OTSS (read more...)

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Ottawa Technical Secondary School will be conducting a province wide student survey called “Tell Them From Me” starting May 19th.  The survey is completely anonymous and voluntary.   If you wish your child to opt-out of the survey.  Please inform the school by letter no later than Friday, May 15th.  
For additional information please see this link.

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OTSS Student Handbook 2014-2015
(click here)


presto How to replace your Presto Card (click here)

Important Changes coming to the Presto Card (click here)

Click here for access to OTSS School library (available only at OTSS)


OTSS Secondary School Courses for 2014-2015

(Click here)

green shoots Find out about an exciting new initiative at OTSS that has the Tech classes, the Autism Program and graduate students of OTSS working together (read more)

Student Accident Insurance
Creating a caring and safe environment for our students is our top priority (read more.....)

Free dental programs for eligible kids 17 and under (click here - pdf)

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Have you been bullied online? Here is a web site that can help you.
If you (or a friend, peer or sibling) have been involved in a self/peer bullying incident, we are here to help.









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