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International Baccalaureate Virtual Open House
Format: Zoom Webinar
Date: November 17, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Zoom Link: IB Virtual Open House Webinar
Live stream link: IB Virtual Open House YouTube
These links will be also be posted to the
school websites and the OCDSB IB webpage
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Secondary Calendar Information 2021

Please see the following links for information regarding the the Merivale Term 1 Calendar. Students are doing a great job staying on track! Teachers have class calendars included in their Google Classrooms for course specific information.

Merivale Term 1 Calendar 2021-22

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Virtual Meet the Teacher Event
Merivale's Administration, Intermediate and Secondary teams invite families to join us VIRTUALLY on Wednesday 29 September 2021 for Meet the Teacher at 6:00 PM via Google Meet! Teachers will share their availability through Google Classroom notifications. 

Our team looks forward to connecting with our community!
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2021 Student Recognition Awards
Mya Trombley receives 2020-2021 OCDSB Student Recognition Award
Congratulations to Mya Trombley, who is one of this year’s Student Recognition Award recipients!
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Employee Recognition
Elizabeth Dutton and Arthur Morrison Receive 2020-2021 Director's Citation Award
Congratulations to Elizabeth Dutton, Music Teacher, and Arthur Morrison, Caretaker, recipients of the 2020-2021 OCDSB Director's Citation Award!
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Grad 2021 Info
Grad Cap & Gown Orders: Grade 12 students are able to purchase their Cap & Gown & Tassel for 2021 through SchoolCash Online! Please have size information complete by 15 March. A letter was sent to all prospective Grads and their families via School Messenger with the links. Please check your OCDSB email account. 

Grad Photos: Edge Imaging will be at Merivale HS to complete Grad Photos the week of 15 - 19 March By Appointment Only on your In-Person Cohort Day. Please see the following links for details. 

Grad Photos for Grade 12s @ OCV: Please note that graduating students currently learning at OCV need to use a different code. Dates are the same. 
Grad Photos – OCV Merivale
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Secondary Parent-Teacher Conversations

Secondary Parent-Teacher Conversations (via phone/Google Meet only) have been scheduled for Thursday 11 March 2021 from 2:30 - 4:30 PM for Grade 11/12 Quadmester 3 students only.  These conversations are opportunities to discuss student progress and possible strategies to assist learning. 

An email with the link for parents/guardians to book virtual appointments will be sent on 3 March 2021. Teachers will send individual links to parents/guardians to confirm appointments.

Our team looks forward to connecting virtually with our families!

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Welcome to High School: Virtual Information Session
We’re ready to help your child explore options and discover pathways as they begin High School in September 2021. Learn more about our high school program and watch our information session video!
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Community Involvement Hours
The OCDSB has an updated electronic process that gathers information from students to track their community involvement hours! The links and all information can be found on the OCDSB webpage for Community Involvement. Thank you for contributing to our community through volunteer hours!
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Back to School Information 2020
Please see the link with important information from the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority (OSTA).

OSTA Secondary Parent Blurbs - June 2020

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Grade 6 Parent Information -- April 30, 2020
Due to the school closures, our annual evening for families and students currently in grade 6 and moving to grade 7 in September, 2020 was cancelled. YOU CAN STILL GET TO KNOW MERIVALE! Please click the link so you can discover Merivale from home!
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January 2020 Exam Schedule, Grades 10-12

Please see the attached January 2020 Exam Schedule and exam rules for students in grades 10, 11, and 12
Grade 9 students follow a full-year schedule so they will NOT write exams in January. Grade 9 classes will continue as usual. ALL grade 9 exams will be scheduled in June, during the grade 9 exam period June 10-23, 2020.

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Experiential Learning @ MHS

Merivale's Grade 8 Tech Day and our SHSM students' Design Jam workshop at Algonquin College were both featured on the local Rogers TV program High School Happenings (HSH)! Check out the segments to learn more about how our students are integrating hands on and reach ahead learning experiences. Exploring what's happening in high schools across Ottawa, HSH is part of an OCDSB SHSM program hosted at Colonel By S.S. See video links here:
Merivale High School Happenings.mov
Design Jam.m4v

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Updated OCDSB Community Service Forms

The OCDSB has recently updated our OCDSB Guidelines for Community Service Hours and Log Sheet to highlight information to support families and students in completing these hours.

Please click on "Read More" for more information.
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Merivale Addition & Plans
Merivale HS is renovating to serve our community better! Please click "Read More" to see photos of the artist's concepts for our school renovations. We will continue to provide updates during the construction process to our families.
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