School News & Announcements

Welcome back students!

posted Aug 19, 2019, 9:33 AM by Margarita Ziroldo

Our first day of school is Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019.  Our staff will be ready to greet you at 9 am.  All class lists will be posted around the exterior wall of the school; starting with Kinder classes at the play structure area followed by Gr 1, 2, etc.

"Must have" School Items identified with student name:
K - Gr 6:
Lunch bag 
Refillable Water Bottle
Indoor running shoes 
Spare set of clothing
yoga mat

Suggested school items for Gr 1 - 6:
Pencil case or pencil box 
Sharpened pencils (2-4) 
Large glue sticks (2) 
Children’s scissors (1) 
White Eraser (2) 
Pencil sharpener with cover (1) 
Facial tissues (1 box for the classroom) 
Highlighter markers (2) 
Sharpened pencil crayons- box of 12 (1) 
Washable, unscented markers (1 box, thick or thin) 
Earbuds or headphones* (with student name)

Come and celebrate the end of the year!

posted Jun 6, 2019, 12:35 PM by Margarita Ziroldo   [ updated Jun 6, 2019, 12:42 PM ]

TVO mPower!

posted Jun 3, 2019, 8:18 AM by Margarita Ziroldo

Activate Math Power with free Online K-6 Games.  Developed by the creators of award-winning tvokids, tvo mPower is a series of exciting, cross-curricular that support the development of foundational K-6 math and STEM skills.  The interactive games foster positive attitudes toward math in the classroom and at home. Create your account at

Friday, June 7th

posted May 31, 2019, 9:37 AM by Margarita Ziroldo

A reminder that there is a PD Day June 7th.  School will resume on Monday, June 10th.

Register online for Summer Camps!

posted May 31, 2019, 9:31 AM by Margarita Ziroldo

SummerCamps 2019
All of our camps are offered in conjunction with a variety of quality service providers and are open to students from all school boards.


 Click on the registration link above.

Discover Ottawa's Pools & Beaches

posted May 31, 2019, 7:31 AM by Margarita Ziroldo

The City has many places for you and your family to enjoy the water!   Check out what each location has to offer, there is a broad range of fun and athletic programs.

Stay safe this summer and by taking advantage of the City’s assortment of Red Cross swimming lessons, Aquafit and certification programs!

PD Day - May 17th

posted May 9, 2019, 5:33 PM by Margarita Ziroldo

 A reminder to our parents that Friday, May 17th is a Professional Development Day and there is no school.  On Monday, May 20th it is Victoria Day and there is no school for this statutory holiday.  We will resume on May 21st!

Catholic Education Week at St Martin's!

posted Apr 29, 2019, 8:01 AM by Margarita Ziroldo   [ updated Apr 29, 2019, 8:08 AM ]

Spring Dance!

posted Apr 18, 2019, 1:45 PM by Margarita Ziroldo   [ updated Apr 29, 2019, 8:13 AM ]

St. Martin de Porres School Council is pleased to announce our annual school dance will take place on Friday, May 10, 2019. This year's theme is Heroes and Villains. Are you a hero or a villain? Choose your favourite character to dress up as although costumes are not required. There will be popcorn and water available for $1 each. No drop offs please. All students must be accompanied by an adult. Lots of fun and dancing from 6:30-8pm in the school gymnasium. Please use the door closest to the staff parking lot. Hope to see you there! It's going to be a blast!  

Easter Egg Hunt!

posted Apr 18, 2019, 1:43 PM by Margarita Ziroldo

Colorful painted easter eggs 3D
Our Social Justice Club is organizing an Easter Egg Hunt for the whole school on Wednesday, April 24th! Cost is $1 to participate to add to our OK Clean Water Project.  Let's go looking!

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