Page 8 - Ottewell School Viewbook 2018
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Find Support                                            Sneak a Peek
                                                        Specialized transition session for grade 7 students and parents only, held at
There are a number of possible ways to ensure           the end of August.
   that you will get the most out of your junior
high school experience and we want to make sure         Academic Support Centre
that you are adjusting and doing well throughout        The Academic Support Centre (ASC) is designed to provide additional
the year. If problems arise, remember that help         supports to students in the core subject areas. Student participation in the
is available from your teacher, counselor, success      ASC is determined in collaboration between students, parents, teachers
coach or the administration. The bottom line is         and administration. Students may receive one on one and/or small group
that we are here to help you reach your goals and       support up to three times per week in their timetable.
feel comfortable. There really is a special feeling at
Ottewell – come and experience it for yourself!         Assessment Catch-up
                                                        At Ottewell, we take a firm stand on assessment completion. Student
                                                        achievement is certainly impacted by a failure to complete homework or turn
                                                        in assignments. We are pleased to provide multiple opportunities throughout
                                                        each week for students to complete any missed assignments. Our goal is for
                                                        every student to demonstrate their very best!

                                                        Noon-hour Help Sessions
                                                        Individualized assistance is available in Math, Science, Language Arts and
                                                        Social Studies every lunch hour. The schedule of teachers and classrooms
                                                        for this assistance is posted throughout the school. Students are encouraged
                                                        to drop in to obtain additional instruction and help, either individually or
                                                        in a small group setting.

                                                        Programs
                                                        Ottewell offers varying streams of core academic classes, including two
                                                        Academic Challenge classes per grade, to meet individual students’ learn-
                                                        ing needs as well as a rich variety of complementary courses.

                                                        Ottewell is a district site for CLS and CLS-BLA. For more information
                                                        about these programs please contact the school.

“Where Excellence Is The Standard”
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