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After School ABA Program - Autism Skills Groups

June 19, 2018
​ The After School ABA Program is offering FREE Autism Skills Groups to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The groups will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, behaviour/emotional regulation, daily living and communication.  For Belleville and area, including Napanee :
For more information:  Autism Group Flyer (June...


June 11, 2018
For the past five years I have had the distinct pleasure of being the principal at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School. I have been blessed with countless opportunities to work with some amazing families, exceptionally gifted students, and some of the most committed, kind, and caring staff that any...

UPDATE: Agreement reached regarding First Student Canada buses

April 25, 2018
An agreement has been reached in contract negotiations between First Student Canada and school bus drivers and monitors represented by Unifor. This is very welcome news for all involved, and means that school bus services will not be interrupted.  First Student Canada is one of 30 operators under contract with Tri-Board Student...

Elementary & Secondary Summer Programming

April 11, 2018
Elementary Summer Programs The Algonquin and Lakeshore District School Board Summer Literacy and Numeracy programs will run from July 9 th - July 27 th with the SEVENs Mathematics program running from August 20 th – 24 th .   Primary Literacy and Numeracy Skills (Grades K-2) Primary Literacy and Numeracy...

Boomerang Lunches

April 07, 2018
​OLMC staff and students are working together to reduce waste with Boomerang Lunches! 

Welcome to Kindergarten! Registration is now happening.

February 05, 2018
​ Kindergarten in the ALCDSB focuses on faith formation, academic success and programs for children, all within a play-based learning environment.  Teachers and Early Childhood Educators work together to develop your child’s natural curiosity and excitement for learning.  Our schools ensure a caring and safe environment for your children, all while...

Call for Catholic Education Week Award Nominations!

January 16, 2018
Catholic Education Week May 6-11, 2018 During the week of May 6-11, 2018 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made to the community, the province and to Canada. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society those fundamental...

Light Up the Season

November 28, 2017
​This Sunday in Amherstview - Free Family Fun! 

ALCDSB United Way Campaign 2017

October 03, 2017
​ The employees of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board have, for many years, been strong supporters of our local United Way. Once again, we look to you to participate in our United Way campaign by making a donation that will support these agencies within our communities that support...

Terry Fox Foundation

September 29, 2017
Congratulations to OLMC!  Students, Staff and Families helped raise over $12 000. 

Picture Day

September 25, 2017
​October 18th: Mme Roberts & Mme Kennedy's class, Mme Pelletier & Mme McLaren, Mme Adams, Mme Compeau, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Kyer, Mme DaCosta, Mme Martin, Mr. Reid, Mme Corsi, Mrs Dillon October 19th: Mrs Torres & Mrs Hazel, Mme Hay & Mlle Vanessa, Mlle Martinez, Ms Carrigan, Mme Lambert, Mme Tremblay, Mrs...

International Peace Day

September 21, 2017
​Students at OLMC participated in a peace picnic as a community. 

Speakers Series on Teen Mental Health

September 14, 2017
​Thursday September 21, 2017 7:00 pm  @ Holy Cross 

Make online payments for school fees with School Cash Online

August 17, 2017
What is School Cash Online? School Cash Online is an online payment system that offers a safe , fast and convenient way to pay for school activities, field trips, hot lunches, and events. Click here to register!  Once parents/guardians register and create an account, they can proceed to adding...

Register today for TechFest!

June 19, 2017

Join ALCDSB on November 4, 2017 for another amazing conference that focuses on deploying, integrating and using technology to enhance student learning in K-12 and beyond. TechFest will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in Kingston with keynote speaker Jon Mundorf.  More information coming soon. Breakfast and lunch are...


May 10, 2017
​Confirmation will take place on Wednesday, May 24 at 7:00 pm at The Blessed Sacrament Church. Mr. Reid has led the students on their retreat day in preparation for this sacrament. Following confirmation at the church, the CWL will provide cake and refreshments.

EQAO Test Dates

May 10, 2017
​Grade 3 students will be writing EQAO on Tuesday, May 23 to Thursday, May 25. Grade 6 students will be writing EQAO on Monday, May 29 to Wednesday, May 31. Please make sure your child is at school on time. Please do not schedule appointments on these days as it is...

Catholic Education Week, May 2017

April 18, 2017
​ During the week of April 30 to May 5, 2017 the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board will celebrate the significant contribution that Catholic Education has made in our communities. Our Catholic Graduate Expectations challenge students to articulate in society the fundamental values that underpin Catholic education. The theme...

Call for Nominations

February 03, 2017
​During Catholic Education Week ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community partners who consistently demonstrate outstanding service.  Why not nominate someone from your community for one of the many Catholic Education Week awards?? Click for full details​.​

Welcome to Kindergarten! Registration happening now!

January 26, 2017

Kindergarten in the ALCDSB focuses on faith formation, academic success and programs for children, all within a play-based learning environment.  Teachers and Early Childhood Educators work together to develop your child’s natural curiosity and excitement for learning.  Our schools...

Science Rendezvous Kingston 2017

January 20, 2017
​You are invited to Canada's largest pop-up Science Centre on Satuday, May 13, 2017 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at Rogers K-Rock Centre.  Visit the Planetarium Meet Batman Be a Mathemagical Sculptor Make a Kaleidoscope See the Chemistry Magic Show Play in a Magic Sandbox And much more!

Lions Vision and Hearing Screening

January 17, 2017
​The Lions Club provides a vision and hearing screening program for students in SK. The purpose of this screening is to identify children at risk of potentially having vision loss or hearing loss and to notify parents of the need for a complete vision or hearing examination. Permission forms will be distributed the week...

Bingo Fundraisers

January 17, 2017
​Please use this Doodle Poll to sign up for our upcoming Bingo dates.​

Telephone Directory

January 11, 2017
​ ​ Main Office ​0 ​Michael Muise
 ​Principal ​222 ​Terry Marquez Vice-Principal ​248 ​Mrs. Legge ​225 ​Mrs. Torres  ​237 ​Mrs. Roberts ​235 ​Mrs. Pelletier ​238 ​Mrs. Charrette ​239 ​Ms. Adams ​241 ​Ms. Lefave ​234 ​Ms. Pearson ​240 ​Mrs. Snider ​232 ​Ms. Sargeant ​247 ​Mrs. Compeau ​233 ​Ms. Tohill ​231 ​Mrs. Lewis ​242...

Free Microsoft Office 365 access for all students

December 06, 2016
ALCDSB Parents/Guardians & Students, Looking to save a few extra dollars this holiday season if you are purchasing technology for your child? The Learning Technology Services department is excited to announce that the Board has partnered with Microsoft Office 365 and is now offering Office 365 access at home and access...

Holidays and Stress

December 05, 2016
​ ​On Thursday evening, Paula Ball from the Frontenac Club Day Care provided parents with some suggestions for coping with holiday stress. although the Network supports parents with children of special needs, we know that strategies that are good for some kids are actually good for all kids. Hopefully you find...

Advent Mass Sign UP

November 29, 2016
​​Wednesday, December 21 at 6:00 pm is our Family Advent Mass at the Blessed Sacrament Church. We encourage many children to participate in the mass by bringing up gifts, placing ornaments on the Jesse Tree, lighting the Advent candle, being a reader or singing in the choir. After mass, there will...

First Confession/First Communion

November 22, 2016
​Father Shea will host a parent information meeting for students in Grade Two who will be receiving their First Confession/First Communion on Thursday, January 12 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. This is an important meeting for parents and the student receiving the sacraments. Father Shea will speak to parents while the...

Mathletics - We Make Numbers Crunch!

November 22, 2016
​We will be hosting a math club for students in Grade Three after school for six weeks. The Mathletics Club will be held Tuesday, December 6, 13 and 20 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. We will resume in the new year on Tuesday, January 10, 17 and 24.  Our goal is...

Confirm your email address for newsletter reminders!

November 22, 2016
​We encourage parents to sign up for our newsletter alerts. This feature of the website is used to alert parents when new information is added to the website. You will receive a message encouraging you to go to the website to find out about important new information.  When you sign up...

Parent Council Meeting

November 22, 2016
​The December Parent Council Meeting was scheduled for December 14 at 6 pm. Given that this is now our Chapters Book Night, the meeting has been cancelled. Our next Parent Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 11 at 6 pm in the Learning Commons. Everyone is welcome.

French Fun Fact

November 08, 2016
Did you know... speaking more than one language can boost your powers of attention and focus? Encourage your child to be a lifelong learner of French!

Blessed Sacrament Church Children's Liturgy

October 19, 2016
​ Children’s Liturgy is offered at the 9 am Mass. Children ages 3-7 listen to children’s bible stories, learn prayers and do crafts. Please tell young families about our Children’s Liturgy.  We need one more leader to volunteer. Call Fr. Shea at: 613-389-2009.  Also, high school students can earn volunteer hours...

Girls Inc

October 19, 2016
​Girls Inc will be running a school program for girls in Grades 7 and 8 at lunch time for 8 weeks, beginning October 26. Topics will range from self esteem and body image to peer pressure and healthy relationships, personal and internet safety and bullying. Girls Inc. School Groups for Girls...

Waste Free Lunch

October 03, 2016
​ Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a certified GOLD ECO School. We re-launched the boomerang lunch program last year to make a difference for our environment. It was a huge success on those days. This year we are hoping that all students and staff are conscious of their everyday waste and continue...

Fresh From the Farm

October 03, 2016
​F resh From the Farm was designed to provide ehalthy alternatives to schools by selling Ontario grrown fruit and vegetables to school communities. Schools keep 40% of sales! Bundle A - $12: 5 lbs potatoes, 3 lbs carrots, 3 lbs sweet potatoes and 3 lbs onions Bundle B - $15 8...

Catholic Education Foundation

September 20, 2016
The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic Education Foundation (ALCEF) is a registered charity that raises funds and provides financial support to assist families within our schools during times of crisis or poverty. This assistance may include the provision of eye glasses, medical supplies, accommodations, food, clothing, or transportation. For more information, please...

Parent Support Network

September 18, 2016
​ At Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School we strive to meet the needs of every student in our care. It is our goal to provide every opportunity for your child to grow socially, academically and spiritually. We recognize that there are students and families with special needs. In an...

Open House Sept. 21

September 10, 2016
We invite our school families to come out and meet the staff at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School. Enjoy a hotdog barbeque and refreshments! There are games and 50/50 draws as well. At our Open House, the School Council also hosts one of the year's biggest fund raisers -...

Peace Garden

September 10, 2016
​Mme Martin's class cleaned up the vines and weeds from our new Peace Garden. The Peace Garden was planted in the spring of 2016 and is a lovely place for classes to learn about plants, insects or ecosystems.  Thanks to all the dedicated students who even returned in the evening to...


September 02, 2016
In order to better serve our students at lunch time, we are moving to a milk card and classroom delivery system. Effective September 2016, students will need to have a milk card in order to purchase a milk. Milk cards cost $30 and are worth 30 milk containers. When...

Save the Date! TechFest is back, November 5

August 30, 2016
If you missed it in 2015, you won't want to miss it again. Please plan to join ALCDSB on November 5, 2016 for what promises to be an amazing conference that focuses on deploying, integrating, and using technology to promote student learning in K-12 and beyond. TechFest will be held at...

2016/2017 School Year Calendar

August 18, 2016
  To view the Calendar:  2016/2017 School Year Calendar​ Please note the following dates on the 2016/2017 School Year Calendar:   ​September 5, 2016 ​Labour Day ​ September 6, 2016 ​First day of Classes ​September 30, 2016 ​PA Day ​October 10, 2016 ​Thanksgiving Day ​October 28, 2016 ​PA Day ​ November 25,...

Hot Lunch

May 09, 2016 Please click on Read More than click on Link  

Celebrating Catholic Education Week

May 05, 2016
Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral & Award Ceremony- As part of Catholic Education Week, students and staff attended Mass and an awards ceremony at St. Mary's Cathedral Each year during Catholic Education Week the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board recognizes students and staff for varioius awards. Please see our winners...