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JMSS Parent Mentorship Program 2024-2025
05/21/2024
This exciting program helps families new to JMSS navigate their way through their first year.
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Ready to Work
05/06/2024
Information shared by the Barrhaven BIA about a workshop designed to help students the skills they need to get hired
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University/College Preparation night
04/09/2024
Get ready for university/college! Join us for our University/College Preparation Night! When: Thursday, May 2, 2024 @ 7:00 - 9:00pm Where: John McCrae Secondary School Who: Grades 11 & 12 students and their parent(s)/guardian(s)
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CUTC93 Pre Apprenticeship Program
04/05/2024
Local 93 Carpenters Union is offering a pre-apprenticeship program that is available to students interested in gaining experience in the Carpentry pathway. This program consists of 10 weeks of job readiness training - which includes safety certificates, trade exposure, and completion of the Level apprenticeship program. At the conclusion of this 10 weeks, participants who successfully complete the program will be provided an 8 week paid work placement with a chance at staying on through the Union.
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PuMP+ Stem Fair
03/18/2024
PuMP’s Ottawa branch is hosting our third ever annual PuMP+ event on March 23rd from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST at Earl of March Secondary School. PuMP+ provides students with STEM opportunities from various organizations as well as allows students to interact with medical professionals and university students.
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Careers Night
03/05/2024
JMSS Council is hosting an evening for students of ALL GRADES and their parents/guardians to learn about different career options.
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Careers Night - Thursday, April 4th
02/06/2024
JMSS Council is hosting an evening for students and their parents/guardians to learn about different career options.
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Toonie Tuesday - February 27, 2024
01/29/2024
$2 can be the difference between nothing and something. Our Toonie Tuesday campaign has kicked off and we're ready to make 2024 our BEST YEAR YET!
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Zone 3 Community Connection
01/17/2024
The OCDSB is pleased to invite students, their families and staff in Barrhaven West/East (Zone 3) for an informative and engaging in-person Community Connection on February 1, 2024, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School (149 Berrigan Dr.).
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Supporting Our Community
12/30/2023
We were incredibly saddened to learn of the untimely death of Ahmed Ahmed and Riley Cotter, two students at John McCrae who died as a result of an accident on the Rideau River. This tragedy will be felt deeply by students and staff in our community. Our priority is to ensure that we are supporting the families of the students and our school community in any way that we can.
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Grad Photo retake days are coming
Grad Photo Retake Day
12/11/2023
Edge Imaging will be back in the school on January 11 and 12 for Grad Photos, either retakes or photos if you missed out in November.
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Final Evaluation Schedule January 2024
12/05/2023
Please find the Final Evaluation Schedule for the end of Semester 1 linked here.
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JMSS Grade 8 High School Information Night
11/30/2023
Are you a student or parent of a student who’s preparing to begin high school in September 2024? John McCrae Secondary School will be hosting a welcome-to-high-school open house on Thursday, December 14th, 2023.
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High School Information Night
11/29/2023
On Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 5:30-7:30 PM, we will host an in-person information night where parents and students can learn about the exciting pathways available in high school. Come see what we have to offer!
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Schulich Leaders Scholarship
Schulich Leader Scholarships
11/21/2023
What do Schulich Leaders receive? 50 scholarships valued at $120,000 for engineering 50 scholarships valued at $100,000 for science, technology or mathematics.
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Schulich Builders Scholarship
Schulich Builders Scholarships for Skilled Trades
11/21/2023
The Schulich Foundation is thrilled to announce a new scholarship program focused on skilled trades.
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Grad Photo
Grad Photo/Retake Days
11/13/2023
Edge Imaging will be at John McCrae for photo retakes (November 27th) and Grad Photos (November 27-December 1)
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Family Conference
10/17/2023
Family Conference Join us on Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the OCDSB Family Conference at Brookfield High School.
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Launch day
TOKTW Day and Launch Day - November 1st
10/16/2023
Take Our Kids To Work day for grade 9 students and Launch Day for grades 10, 11, and 12 students will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2023
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Parent Teacher Interview
Parent Teacher Interviews
10/13/2023
Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 4:30 to 7:30pm
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Diploma pick up
07/11/2023
A reminder to all 2023 graduates that your diploma and transcripts, along with any academic awards you may have earned, are ready for pick up in the main office:    
    - July 6th until July 28th    
    - August 14th until 25th
Monday to Friday 8:00 am until 2:00 pm
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Parent Mentorship program
2023 JMSS Parent Mentorship Program
06/06/2023
We are excited to welcome you to JMSS! Joining a new school is an exciting time for students as well as for their parents, and it often takes time to learn how the school runs (i.e. how the school communicates with families, runs school events, hosts meetings etc.). An exciting program exists at JMSS to help new families navigate their first year here: JMSS Parent Mentorship
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A Special TRY DAY Para Program
05/10/2023
A Try Day grant has led to an amazing opportunity for equity and inclusion for high school students in Ottawa and the surrounding areas.
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Ottawa Fire Venturer Program
05/01/2023
Do you have an interest in Fire Services? Are you up for a challenge? Open House on Wednesday May 10th, 2023 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Ottawa Fire Services Training Centre, 898 Industrial Ave. Students who are enrolled in Co-op and interested in a Fire Services type placement for next year should attend.
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Schulich Builders Scholarships for Skilled Trades
02/22/2023
The Schulich Foundation is thrilled to announce a new scholarship program focused on skilled trades.
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Post Secondary Pathways
Planning for Post Secondary Education
06/15/2022
An overview of the presentation given to Grade 11 parents on Wednesday, June 8th
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Community Involvement Hours
06/09/2022
The New Community Involvement Hours Collection form is now available for use by students.
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Career Quest April 28, 2022
Techsploration Career Quest is Back!
03/21/2022
Young women in grades 9 through 12 are invited to the Techsploration Career Quest to explore careers in science, engineering, trades, and technology (SETT)
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Mandatory e-learning requirement for graduation
02/23/2022
Mandatory eLearning Graduation Requirement and Opt-out Information
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Nokia Future Tech Program
03/12/2021
Our school board has made us aware of an opportunity for JMSS students. The Nokia Future Tech program is for students currently completing grade 11. Read more for additional information!
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The Unicef Youth Advocacy Program
02/15/2021
Learn more about the Unicef Youth Advocacy Program!
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