New Website

A.Y. Jackson Secondary School has a new website.

 

Please go to www.ayjacksonss.ocdsb.ca

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 20:37
 
Report Cards & School Summer Hours

Report cards and diplomas are not mailed home.

Report cards can be pick up starting July 6th, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

For pickup, visit the Main Office from:

July 4 – July 22nd   8 am – 2 pm and Aug 8 – Aug 26th    8 am – 2 pm

The office is closed from July 25 – August 5th inclusive.

Regular office hours resume Monday, August 29th (8 am – 4 pm)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:41
 
Valedictorian 2016

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The term Valedictorian comes from the Latin “to say farewell.” Each year, AYJ’s graduating class chooses their own representative to say goodbye and sum up their graduating year’s high school experience in a speech at the commencement ceremony.  This year you have chosen Callum Mototsune to be your Valedictorian.  Congratulations Callum!

Last Updated on Friday, 17 June 2016 08:52
 
Alter Reality Club wins $4000 Young Idealists Award

Congratulations to members of the Alter Reality Club for winning the Young Idealists Award.  Sponsored by National Bank, the Young Idealists Award honors 20 school groups from across Canada for their contributions to civic and humanitarian causes at the local and global level. The award means that $4000 will be donated to our well-building initiative in Kenya.  Below is a photo of the Alter Reality club hosting our annual muliticultural buffet.

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Exchanges & Trips Plan 2016-2020
AYJ is a school that travels. We offer our students multiple opportunities to see the world and experience new cultures. We have a long tradition of student exchanges with schools in both Spain and China. As well, we offer city trips to the USA, inter-Canadian exchanges as well as international tours such as the Canadian Battlefields trip, Peru and Italy.
Become part of an AYJ tradition and join one or more of our exchanges and trips during your four years at AYJ.
AYJ was one of first high schools in Ottawa to offer the OCDSB International Certificate Program. By participating in an international exchange or trip, you will have already completed some of the requirements for this certificate.
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AYJ is a school that travels.  We offer our students multiple opportunities to see the world and experience new cultures.  We have a long tradition of student exchanges with schools in both Spain and China and within Canada.  As well, we offer city trips to the USA, as well as international tours such as the Canadian Battlefields trip, Greece and Italy.

Become part of an AYJ tradition and join one or more of our exchanges and trips during your four years at AYJ.

AYJ was one of first high schools in Ottawa to offer the OCDSB International Certificate Program.  By participating in an international exchange or trip, you will have already completed some of the requirements for this certificate.  See Mr. Barter for more information about joining the International Certificate Program.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 May 2016 14:55
 
Paw Patrol Event

On Saturday May 28th the Grade 11 parenting class organized and hosted a huge Puptastic Paw Patrol Event at AY Jackson.  About 150 kids ages 1-7 and their parents came to an event with a craft, a snack, organized games in the gym, and a visit from Chase (a character from the kids show Paw patrol).  Our guests came from all across the city and had a great time!  The event raised over $1000 towards the purchase of a new simulation doll for the Parenting program.  Congratulations on a successful event!

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International Certificate Program at AYJ

earth_handsThrough the International Certificate Program (ICP), high school students like you become informed, engaged and active global citizens who learn about themselves by learning about the world. Participants earn the certificate by:

• Studying an international language • Taking internationally focused classes • Understanding global issues • Participating in an internationally focused project of their choice (possibly an international exchange or trip)

The ICP is globally recognized.  Stand out on your university/college application.  Meet other students who share a global perspective.  All students are welcome to join.  See Mr. Barter for more details.

Click here for an application. Click here for detailed information about the ICP.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015 10:47
 
AYJ at Province House in PEI

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Last Updated on Thursday, 26 May 2016 13:51
 
Proud AYJ Blood Donors

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11 Cappies Nominations for AYJ's The Dining Room

dining_room_1Congratulations to the cast and crew of our 2016 Play Production, "The Dining Room" on their outstanding 11 nominations in the prestigious Cappies inter-school play competition.  Nominations include:

HAIR AND MAKEUP, STAGE MANAGEMENT, ENSEMBLE IN A PLAY, FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY, FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY, SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A PLAY, SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A PLAY, TOP MALE CRITIC, SOUND, PROPSdining_room_2

AND, FOR THE 10TH YEAR IN A ROW, THE COVETED NOMINATION FOR BEST PLAY which AYJ won last year for "Best Musical" with "The Addams Family".

 
Darcy Brown & Guitar
darcy_and_guitar_2Congratulations to Darcy Brown who hand made his own guitar in his Grade 12 Tech class. D'Arcy will be showcasing the guitar at his talents at the Grad Oscars on Thursday. He would like to thank Ms. Gentles and Mr. Heidt in helping him complete this project.
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 May 2016 15:03
 
Kayvon Mihan - 2nd Term OCDSB Student Trustee
km_trusteeAYJ's Kayvon Mihan (left) and Alex MacDonald (EOM) were elected as the OCDSB Student Trustees for the 2016-2017 school year. The election was held at Ridgemont High School and was attended by Student Council presidents and Student Senators from across the board. This will be Kayvon's second term in this position. Congratulations Kayvon!
Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 09:10
 
AYJ in Peru

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Last Updated on Monday, 04 April 2016 21:33
 
Ontario Model Parliament
Nick_D_at_Queens_ParkAYJ's Nick d'Entremont took part in this year's model Ontario parliament at Queen's Park in Toronto.  He had the opportunity to meet and debate with future politicians from across the province as well as current politicians such as Premier Kathleen Wynne. Interested in joining next year?  Click here for more info.
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 March 2016 11:34
 
24/7 Crisis Line

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We’ve all had a crisis. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, or just can’t take it anymore—you are not alone. The Youth Services Bureau’s 24/7 Crisis Line is here for you. Whatever the problem, you can talk to someone who understands and who wants to help you. No one should ever suffer alone, which is why we’ve made it easy for you to get in touch with us. We’re just one call away.  Click here for more info.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:03