Category: News

Crossing Guard Recognition Day

Posted at 200 locations across the City at the morning and afternoon bell times in all types of weather, the Ottawa Safety Council Crossing Guards make over 300 million safe crossings annually, ensuring our communities children get to and from school safely. These guards are seen by the children as […]

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Summer is on its way!

With summer on its way and the end of school lurking, now more than ever is a good time to review bus safety and behaviour with your children. The sun is out and children are anxious to get home to play, sometimes this excitement can over take them, and bus […]

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Spring Safety Reminder

SPRING IS FINALLY HERE!   In the spring and early summer, motorists have to deal with shadows, glaring sunlight and busier neighborhood streets. Children will increase their outdoor playtime due to nicer weather and more school buses will be traveling to accommodate field trips, athletic competitions and other activities. With all […]

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Register for the Walking School Bus – Starting May 1,2018

If your child walks to school, they can now join up with some friends and a trained leader to accompany them to school. The Walking School Bus (WSB) is designed to promote active transportation and healthy living. Students walk to school with a group of up to 10 peers and a professional leader, […]

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OSTA is seeking feedback

OSTA is seeking feedback from parents and guardians of students with special needs such as limited mobility, and/or cognitive or emotional challenges identified by the school board, which require accommodations at the school and for safe transportation. Click here for link

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