Our school respectfully acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral, traditional and unceded Indigenous territory of the Algonquin Peoples, 
on whose territory we pray, learn, play and work.

School Staff


Principal
Cindy Bissonnette

Office Administrator
Shawna Ellis

Full Day Kindergarten Program 

    Teachers
    Susan McGahey
    Emilie Ferguson   

    ECE
Jennifer Bachuber
    
Primary 
Kristen Thompson 
Alexandra MacLeod 
Cheryl Andrews

Junior 
Emily Beveridge 
Glenise George 

French 
Kayla Howard - Primary
Miriam Hastings - Junior
Patricia Kaiser - Junior


Resource 
Jennifer Idone
Santiago Costa
Maurizio Pasqua

Library
Jodie Guscott

E.S.L.
Elizabeth Swaren

Educational Assistants
Scott Officer, Natashia Mantha, Thomas Giles, Shannon Mes-Grealy, Kimberly Dube, Seiko Suzuki, Taylor Mattan

Custodians 
Colin Deevy
Zachary Cain

About Our School

    

On behalf of the staff at Dr. F. J. McDonald Catholic School, welcome to the 2020 - 2021 school year!


Our day is organized as follows: 

Timetable
Yard supervision
School starts
Block 1
Morning recess
Block 2
Lunch
Block 3
Afternoon recess
Block 4
Dismissal
8:15 - 8:30 am
8:30 am
8:30-9:45 am
9:45 - 10:00 am
10:00 - 11:15 am
11:15 am- 12:15 pm
12:15 - 1:30 pm
1:30 - 1:45 pm
1:45 - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm


CODE OF CONDUCT

Dr. F. J. McDonald Catholic School is a school that promotes responsibility, respect, civility, and academic excellence in a safe learning and teaching environment. We recognize that all people are created in the image and likeness of God and, as such, all people have the right to be treated with dignity, respect and fairness.

The code of conduct for Dr. F. J. McDonald Catholic School sets clear standards of behaviour that apply to our students as well as all individuals involved in our school community (parents, volunteers, teachers, and other staff members). These standards apply whether they are on school property, on school buses, at school-related events or activities, or in other circumstances that could have an impact on the school climate (including the use of the Internet).

Activities, Clubs & Teams


Clubs

Choir
Kindness Club
Eco Club
STEM Club

Teams

Intramurals
Boys & Girls Volleyball
Boys & Girls Basketball
Track and Field
Boys & Girls Soccer
Cross Country
Boys & Girls Tchouckball
Boys & Girls Football

In partnership with our Catholic School Council, community building events are organized throughout the year. Events will be listed on our school calendar. 


Affiliated Schools

Notre Dame High School

710 Broadview Avenue, Ottawa
Phone:  613-722-6565



Our Parish

153 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa
Phone:  613-722-7661