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A shortage of school bus drivers spurred this trustee to get behind the wheel – Ottawa Citizen

As an Ottawa Catholic School Board trustee, Sandra Moore took about two months to learn the ropes, starting with driving a mini-van.

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Student Transportation Survey Results

This past fall, OSTA conducted an online survey to better understand how Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) and the Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) students got to school and if families observed any traffic impacts around school sites. We are happy to report that we received over 6,200 responses […]

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March Break – Office Hours

Please note that OSTA’s Office hours from March 13th to March 17th will be 8 am to 4 pm during the March Break. The hours will be returning to 8 am to 5 pm on Monday, March 20.

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Empty Seat/Courtesy Seating Remains Suspended

Megaphone announcing important information

Due to the ongoing driver shortage the Empty Seat/Courtesy Seating Program will remain suspended until the end of the 2022/23 school year.

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Winter Walk Month – February 1st to 28th

Stay active this winter by walking to school the whole way or part of the way! Did you know that walking or rolling to school not only improves children’s health but can help improve academic performance? The increased physical activity improves alertness and attention span during the school day! An […]

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