This Week at John Young

June 27, 2019
Posted on 06/27/2019

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June 27, 2019

Hello JYES families!

I want to thank everyone for another wonderful year at John Young, even though I have only been here for half of it :-) What makes JYES such an amazing place is its students, parents, families, and teachers. Am wishing everyone a great summer and we look forward to seeing you in September!

Office Hours

The office will be closed from July 1st - August 23rd. The office will reopen Monday, August 26th for regular office hours 8am to 4pm. Should you have questions over the summer you can contact the Ottawa-Carleton School Board’s main offices, 613-596-8211. If you are looking to register your child for school in September you can call the school board, or register online.

Thank-you to School Council

Would like to thank our School Council and all its members for their work this year in supporting John Young and enhancing the learning opportunities for all of our students. They play a key role in the success of our school.

School Bus & Pedestrian Safety Day

Sunday, August 25th at Holy Trinity Catholic HS the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority will be holding a pedestrian and school bus safety workshop from 9am to 1pm. If you plan on attending please register at This a great workshop for students riding the bus or walking to school for the first time. I attended these with both of my own children and was very worthwhile. 

Walking School Bus Information

If you would like to find out more about the HWSB or to register your child to participate in the HWSB, please click Hybrid Walking School Bus.

If you would like to become a Volunteer HWSB Leader every day, or on certain days, please click Volunteer HWSB Leader

We are proud to be involved in a project that promotes a healthy, active lifestyle for our students.

For more information regarding events, like our "John Young ES School Council" page on Facebook or email us at


Thank-you and have a great summer!

Rob James


John Young E.S.


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