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Attendance Boundary Decision:

St. Joseph & St. Mother Teresa Attendance Boundary Revisions

On November 28th the Board of Trustees approved the boundary revisions for St. Joseph & St. Mother Teresa High Schools that will take effect in September 2024.

Here is a brief summary of the recommendations:

The elementary feeder schools for St. Joseph High School will be: 

The elementary feeder schools for St. Mother Teresa High School will be:

Current St. Joseph High School students in grades 7-11 who live within the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton and the St. Patrick boundaries will be provided with a one-time option to remain at the school. Students choosing this option will remain designated to attend St. Joseph High School and eligible for transportation, subject to meeting OSTA criteria.

For more details, please see the map containing the revised secondary school boundaries and the Board report containing the recommendations.

Christmas Shopping Day - December 7, 2023

Christmas Shopping Day will take place on Thursday December 7. Children will be invited to go to the gym to “shop” for their family members. Items are donated by by our school

community. You are encouraged to donate new or lightly used items for children, teens and adults. We are also always in need of gift bags, tissue and wrapping paper. We will have

drop off days in the community and at the school before the event. Please watch school messenger for more information.

SEAS - Gift of Choice

This year we will continue with our Advent ‘Gift of Choice’ program.  This is an opportunity for families who have to support those who don’t.  Please see the flyer below and scan the QR code to make a donation using School cash online.

Registering at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

 Register for school using our online form. If you have questions, contact our Admissions Department by email at or by phone at 613-228-3338.

New Barrhaven South School - New opening date and temporary accommodation plan

The New Barrhaven South Elementary School was planned to be opened for September 2023. Unfortunately, due to delays in the delivery of steel joists, the building will not be opened until January 2024.

In September 2023, students in grades JK-5 who reside within the new school's approved boundary and the new school's staff will be temporarily accommodated until the planned opening of the school in January 2024. 

September 2023- January 2024 

January 2024
All Kindergarten to Grade 5 staff and students will all relocate to the new school upon opening.  Classes and teachers will remain the same.  

Grade 6 students will remain at their current school for the 2023-2024 school year.  New Barrhaven South ES grade 6 students who are new registrations would be directed to attend either St. Benedict ES or St. Cecilia ES for the 2023-2024 school year, based on place of residence and 2022-2023 attendance boundaries.

Reverse Advent Calendar

This year, we will be supporting  “Belong”. It is a not for profit association offering programs that address basic needs and foster dignity, wellness and hope for all. 

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