Education

The new approach of "emergent curriculum" allows children's interests to guide their own learning. Photo: MPCC

Partnerships help educators meets the needs of all children

Grant allows purchase of new toys

MPCC’s Before and After-School in Manor Park strives to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all children. We would… Continue reading “Partnerships help educators meets the needs of all children”

Before-and-After-school in Manor Park Supervisor Amy Mombourquette, Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)
Sophie (left) and Vivienne were co-owners of the “Felted Friends business at last year’s Ottawa Children’s Market. Photo: Megan Lelli

Children’s marketplace returns for second year

The second annual Ottawa Children’s Market returns to Manor Park in November to showcase the burgeoning entrepreneurial skills and business… Continue reading “Children’s marketplace returns for second year”

Manor Park Public School grade-5 students used their media studies savvy to help Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue (OSCatR) get more stray cats adopted.

Manor Park Public School students support stray cat rescue

Making curriculum relate to the real world isn’t always easy, but our grade 5 ETFI (English to French Immersion) classes… Continue reading “Manor Park Public School students support stray cat rescue”

Lyra Evans OCDSB School Trustee Zone 6: Rideau-Vanier and Rideau-Rockcliffe

Ottawa public school board: A new year, a new plan

From the desk of Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Zone 6 Trustee Lyra Evans

It is with many mixed emotions that our district says goodbye to Director Camille Williams-Taylor, who has accepted a position… Continue reading “Ottawa public school board: A new year, a new plan”

Lyra Evans OCDSB School Trustee Zone 6: Rideau-Vanier and Rideau-Rockcliffe

Looking forward to a new term with the OCDSB

From the desk of Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Zone 6 Trustee Lyra Evans

I am honoured that the people of Rideau-Vanier/Rideau-Rockcliffe have chosen me to represent their interests at the Ottawa Carleton District… Continue reading “Looking forward to a new term with the OCDSB”

Seven-year-old Shelby Ethier will be showcase her drawing and design skills at her booth, “Shelby’s Awesome Tattoos” booth at the first Ottawa Children’s Market in Manor Park November 12. Photo: Doug Banks

Local youth test entrepreneurial skills in children’s marketplace

When Natalie Ethier first heard about the Ottawa Children’s Market, she immediately remembered her 7-year-old daughter, Shelby, coming home from… Continue reading “Local youth test entrepreneurial skills in children’s marketplace”