Please look at the 'official' website at
SCHOOL CONSULTATIONS UPDATE
is the flyer we have sent out to our parents, we had an
interesting meeting, I am not sure they are on board with the
single school idea, if you can come or send a letter that would
consultation with the Board on Feb 7 was enlightening…
have our work cut out for us…
need to keep telling them what we want…
letters! The Board staff says they only have 7 letters so they
don’t think we really care where we go, we need to let them
know we care!
Staff say they
will come to our next consultation meeting and talk about how
much money they will put into Grant if we stay another year, all
the options for co locating will put students in portables,
they say there is no place else to go, so let’s tell
We meet again
February 23 at 7pm
Woodroffe High School in the cafeteria
Bring an activity bag for your children and we will
have someone to watch them, RSVP by Feb 22 to Robin West
91% of Grant parents want to fix Grant, 40% say go
to St.Thomas as a second choice. We are still receiving
surveys so send in yours and make your voice count!
Day with the ones you love: the Grant
Parent Council !!!!
can talk about the special Valentine message we want to send the
Board on the future of Grant. Tuesday Feb 14, 6:30-
8:30, ask about babysitting
West, Council Co-chair, 721-6207, eq800 @ ncf.ca (remove
the spaces around the '@')
Rivier, Council Co-chair, 828-7081, srivier @ rogers.com
Good News - Oct 14, 2005
At 10:40PM, Oct 13 2005, the Business Committee
unanimously approved the motion to review Grant's status and to
make recommendations in order to allow changes for the school
year 2006/2007. It needs to be passed by the whole Board now and
that will quite possibly be on Oct 24. I will let you all know
when that date is. Margaret Lange was very supportive and gave an
impassioned speech on why Grant facility needs to addressed.
Please pass this along to those who may be interested in the
outcome. Thank you to those who came out tonight, it was greatly
It is always nice to know that Grant
lives on in the people who have moved on.
Music Fest June 8, 2004 PDF
Puppet Making and Mural
Painting March 2002
Winter carnival 2002
Look at us from
the air (top right) courtesy of the City of Ottawa atlas
Haloween was the usual BLAST!
Check out the pictures from the 2001 BBQ.
What a great day. The rains stopped and Sun was out.
Look at the garden page for the
latest improvements including some new benches, one with shoes.
Here are some pictures of our school yard during a
pavement painting party when we
refreshed the village and life sized blue whale.
Here is a picture of the front of the school..
We have a lovely garden in the
side yard where you can enjoy the scent from our roses and watch
the butterflies in the large perennial garden and a new garden
around the flag pole at the front where students have planted
tulip bulbs as part of the remembrance day ceremony.
Some recent activities at the school include a
puppet show and our annual winter
Also visit the "official" website
at the Ottawa Carleton District School Board where you can read
the questions and answers that the students have asked "IO",
the science mail box. (May 2010) Of course, the official website is long gone but Ask Io still lives here
If you're connecting via your FreeNet
account, you can join in our newsgroup discussions from the
classic FreeNet menu
or type "GO GRANT" from a telnet session.
The threat to close Grant last year kept many
parents and friends busy fighting the bureaucracy instead of
educating our kids. Read all about it on the Grant SOS