To all parents/guardians, at the recommendation of Ottawa Police Service, ALL OCSB & OCDSB students will be dismissed at their regular dismissal times. This includes schools that are currently in "secure schools" mode. School busses will be running, and parents can pick up their children at regular dismissal time.
If you are on lockdown and unable to pick up your child, if possible, please contact the school to make alternative arrangements.
NEW! Change to Eligibility Requirements for OCDSB Secondary School Students
Created on Monday, 25 August 2014 15:39
The eligibility requirements for students in grades 9-12 have changed for September 2014. All students meeting the 3.2km distance criteria from their designated school, regardless of the Urban Transit Area or financial need are eligible to receive transportation services. Congregated stops will continue for rural students to special program schools. Please refer to the T18 - Transportation Eligibility Policy and T7 - Public Transit Service Policy.
OSTA will select the most appropriate mode of transportation which may include yellow bus, public transit or small school purpose vehicle. Parents and students may access information about how grade 9-12 students will be getting to school in August using the online "Stop Finder" or by calling OSTA. OCDSB Secondary School Walk Zone Maps are available for viewing.