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 Vincent Massey Public School was named in honour of Canada’s 18th Governor General Of Canada, Vincent Massey. Our school is a living legacy to this influential Canadian diplomat who served as Governor General from 1952 to 1959. Massey's tenure as the Governor General of Canada was notable in that he was the first Canadian-born individual to be appointed to the post. It was Massey's intent as governor general to work to unite Canada's diverse cultures. 
Massey's most influential years were between 1949 and 1959, when Massey made his major contributions. He was responsible for the first major movement of the arts and letters from the periphery of national concern towards the centre. He created awards for artistic endeavours and promoted the concept of an annual, national arts festival, which eventually led to the founding of the National Arts Centre (NAC) here in Ottawa.
(See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Massey; http://archive.gg.ca/gg/fgg/bios/01/massey_e.asp).

Grand Opening Cheer and Shout Out for our New 
"Kinder Garden"
Kindergarten Playground OPENS with a cheer:)


  • Refuse To Lose Nominations: The “Refuse to Lose” Award 2015: Every year since 2006, the VM Parent Council has recognized a member of the community who has demonstrated VM’s “Refuse to Lose” spirit.  This special recognition is based on nominations received from the community and is awarded at the end of each academic year.  More information about the history of this special VM award is provided in the link below.https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByZ0vUXd_ojvNjJJWEtrVXNYdnc0c1Q0M2tmM0VHZEZpYXpV/view?usp=sharing
    Posted May 21, 2015, 5:35 AM by Richard Simpson
  • Students with Asthma: Ryan's Law Students who use inhalers (puffers) are required to submit the required OCDSB medical forms signed by the parent and the student’s physician.  As per Bill 20 - Ryan's Law (an Act to protect pupils with asthma) passed on May 5, 2015, please ensure that your child will have a safe way to carry his/her inhaler on them at all times.
    Posted May 21, 2015, 5:31 AM by Richard Simpson
  • Grade 8 Orchestra Fundraising: The Grade 8 Orchestra and the Intermediate Glee Club will be having a bake sale on Friday May 29 at both recesses to raise money for our trip to perform at Pleasant Park and Riverview.
    Posted May 21, 2015, 5:30 AM by Richard Simpson
  • Intermediate Division Updates and Calendar Link With the final three months upon us, the Intermediate division has many special events set for the students. With this in mind a website with all of these events have been shared with you. Please follow the given link to keep up to date on all these wonderful events. Thank you.https://sites.google.com/a/ocdsb.ca/vincent-massey-intermediate-events/
    Posted Apr 21, 2015, 2:54 PM by Richard Simpson
  • Labour Relations UPDATE: Letter for Elementary Parents April 8, 2015  Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary School Students: You may have heard about the possibility of labour disruption at the OCDSB.  I want to reassure you that this is currently an issue affecting secondary schools, not elementary schools. The collective agreements for all unionized school board employees in Ontario, including teachers, occasional teachers and support staff expired on August 31, 2014.  Currently, none of our bargaining units is in a legal strike position; however the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) representing secondary school teachers and secondary occasional teachers will be in a legal strike position on April 19, 2015. The OCDSB is committed to negotiating in good faith in order to reach fair and fully funded collective ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2015, 5:11 AM by Richard Simpson
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Vincent Massey Website

745 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K1G 1N9
Phone: (613) 733-5955
Fax: (613) 733-0925
Absentee Line: (613) 733-1808

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Katia Sioufi

Richard Simpson

Office Administrator
Zeynep Gunesberk

Chief Custodian
Norman Field

Superintendent of Instruction
Nadia Towaij 613-596-8211

Area Trustee
Chris Ellis (ZONE 6) 613-818-7350
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