Our Knesset Executive elections are now on their way! We are in full campaign mode at OJCS. Part of the Middle School experience for our students is the opportunity to run for a Knesset Executive position. Students are able to continue to build their leadership skills, ensure we have student voice in our school’s decision … Continue reading 2019-2020 Knesset Elections
How do we kick off a school year together? By going on a three day, two night retreat together. Are we crazy? No. Do we believe in relationship building and fostering a healthy Middle School community? Absolutely. Relationship building is at the heart of what we do at OJCS. Before the math lesson (don’t tell … Continue reading 2019 OJCS Middle School Retreat
We are all invited to a community farewell party for our amazing Shinshinim, Inbar and Liam, at the JCC. Although we are going to have a more intimate goodbye at school (on their last day with us) we encourage you to come join us, as part of our OJCS family, to show our appreciation and … Continue reading Shinshinim Farewell
By: Abby S., Knesset Communications Representative Over the past few months, the Knesset has been working hard on the Student Voice Project with Brigitte and Mr. Kom. We launched our suggestion box and our grade representatives have done the student voice surveys in their classes. Every Thursday in our Knesset meetings, we empty out the … Continue reading Knesset Student Voice Project
Monday, May 13th we welcomed all of our grandparents and special friends to the school! It is a special day for our students and guests, and one that we look forward to each year. A highlight of the day was the incredible Art Show, organized by Morah Shira.
Congratulations to our grade 4-8 public speaking finalists! Thank you to Eileen Gallant, Arlene Glube, and @KellyDoell for being our judges for the event!
Coming to OJCS on June 4, 2019… Our Colour War and Walk/Run are now one combined epic event! Our theme is ‘4 Teams, 1 Heart’ modelled after the Maccabiah Games ’80 Countries, 1 Heart’ showing that while the day is about sport, it is also about sportsmanship! Who are the 4 teams? Jerusalem- Team Blue! … Continue reading OJCS Maccabiah Games 2019!
OJCS is the award recipient of the TELUS and WE Schools ‘Rise Above’ Kindness Award for our dedication to fostering a community of kindness! The $1500 donation was awarded to OJCS in recognition of our commitment to making our classrooms and school community a safe, inclusive, and friendly environment for all students. How have we … Continue reading OJCS Receives TELUS and WE Schools Kindness Award
We have so many amazing things happening at OJCS. Here are some of the highlights from our Rosh Chodesh Nisan assembly. Before we kicked off the assembly we had to give a big OJCS ‘Good Luck’ to all of our grade 7 & 8 students who were off to the Regional Science Fair Competition with … Continue reading Our Amazing OJCS Student Leaders!
The OJCS Book Fair continues! Thank you to all the parents, students, and community members that have come to visit our book fair. It’s not too late to get your books! Come visit the fair today from 8:00-4:30pm and then on Sunday from 12:00-4:00pm. The teachers are ‘beaming for books’ and are receiving many of … Continue reading OJCS Scholastic Book Fair Continues!