Kindergarten Info

WELCOME KINDERGARTEN FAMILIES


School Phone #: 613-823-8600 Attendance line:  extension 1 

                                 

                                   Principal:     Pete Veurtjes

                           Vice Principal:     Sherry Jessup

               Office Administrator:     Jody Downs

                           School Hours:     8:30 - 3:00



Once you have submitted the online registration form you will be contacted by the school to provide the following information:  Proof of Birth (birth certificate or passport) and Proof of address (current utility bill or agreement to purchase or lease). 


REGISTRATION STEPS:  Registration Process
TO REGISTER: Registration Form

OCDSB WELCOME: Welcome to the OCDSB

PARENT BOOKLET:  Welcome to Kindergarten 


KINDERGARTEN INTAKE FORM: Click here to access the Kindergarten Intake Form. If you would like assistance filling out this questionnaire, or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the school. Please complete this form and return it to the school at your earliest convenience. 


IMMUNIZATION: Records are kept by Ottawa Public Health - you are required to enter the immunization information directly with them, this can be done by following the link below:  Ottawa Public Health Immunization    Or by calling: 613-580-9656


EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM: This a fee based program that provides care for students before and/or after school.  More information is provided at the following link: 

Extended Day Program


Please notify the school office if your child is planning to attend the EDP program.  We will coordinate a start date for a smooth transition.


TRANSPORTATION: You can inquire about transportation at the time of registration.  More detailed information can be found at: Kindergarten Transportation Information


If you qualify for a school bus, the information will be available online by mid August. The routes have been set up using the information that you provided the school when you registered, if that has changed you need to contact the school to update the information.  Changes take 3-5 days to process.


To find the bus stops and times follow this link:  OSTA - Parent Portal

Select PARENT LOGIN and then enter your child’s information.


If you are new to school busses you can review School Bus Safety at the following link: School Bus Safety


ATTENDANCE:  We practice a “safe arrival” program at ACES - if your child will be absent or late for any reason, Please email [email protected]  You can also call our attendance line at 613-823-8600 extension 1 prior to 8:30am


SCHOOL SUPPLIES:

Kindergarten Supplies

Pencil Box: Plastic container your child can open alone.
Please fill it ONLY with the following:
scissors
glue stick
2 lead writing pencils
eraser
8 pencil crayons
8 markers

Sharpener with a twist on lid to contain shavings.

Play dough: any cooked home-made play
dough or store bought type. Please send it in
a plastic container.


REPORT CARDS
: During report periods you will be able to access your child’s report card online.  Please follow the directions in this link: Report Card Portal


SCHOOL CASH ONLINE: The school board uses School Cash online as a safe, easy and convenient way for parents/guardians to pay for their children’s school fees, such as field trips & milk.  Please follow this link to create an account: School Cash Online



We are here to help you and your child have the best start up in Kindergarten and welcome you to ACES family community. Please feel free to contact the school office with any questions.

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