O’Donel High School is the home of the Patriots. We opened in 1985 and have been proudly serving Mount Pearl and the surrounding communities. We have approximately 700 students and 50 teaching and support staff working with us each year. O’Donel High School provides an extensive curriculum including both English and late French Immersion programs.  Our home of the Patriots has a rich tradition of community involvement and student excellence. Thank you for visiting our new website and please drop back as we are adding more each day. You may contact the main office through ODonelOffice@gmail.com or call 364-5305


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PROM SEATING SHEETS WILL BE PASSED OUT TO LEVEL 3 STUDENTS IN THEIR ENGLISH CLASSES ON FEBRUARY 1.  Please make sure you read the sheet carefully and then complete the table seating and pass it back to Mrs. Rose in room 115 ASAP. 

Prom Fundraiser # 3 - This fundraiser is over Feb. 1st.  Coupons will be ready for pickup by the student seller on Thursday, Feb. 4.
PROM FUNDRAISER # 4 - COOKIE DOUGH.  This fundraiser will run from Feb. 2 - Feb. 17.  Orders will arrive at the school approximately 3 weeks from time of order.  The cookie pucks and muffin batter will sell for 10.00 each and the student profit is 4.00.  Order forms are being given out in the English classes today and tomorrow.

PROM  2016




This is a non-denominational celebration of student achievement and success. 

*Students should dress appropriately, as they would for a church service.


WHERE:  St. Peter's Parish with reception in the Parish Hall following the service

WHEN:  Thursday, April 21st, 2016

TIME:  7:00 P.M.


****Parents of graduates will be asked to bring either sandwiches/cheese and cracker trays/vegetable trays or cookies/fruit trays for the reception.  You will be told at a later date which you must bring. 



WHEN:  Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

WHERE:  Glacier

TIME:  Meet and Greet:  6:30 p.m.  Dinner:  7:00 P.M.

DINNER TICKET COST:  $78.00 Per ticket  (Tickets will be sold about 3 weeks before the Prom)


Dinner Menu:  Catered by Fireside Catering

Spring Mix Salad with cranberries and mandarin segments

Dinner Rolls

Stuffed Chicken Breast with dressing

Croquet potato

Baby carrots/green beans

Tea / Coffee

Triple Chocolate Brownie and Vanilla Bean Cake

**A vegetarian or vegan option will be available.  Students will have to let Mrs. Rose know if anyone at their table wants one of these meals as they must be pre-ordered.


Seating Concerns:   Each graduate and the parents of the graduate are entitled to dinner tickets. If the graduate is bringing a date who is not a graduate, they may have another ticket.

If you need more tickets due to blended family etc., student must see Mrs. Patty Rose, and these requests will be accommodated if at all possible.  Grandparents, aunts, uncles etc will be accommodated if they can fit at your table.  We cannot accommodate siblings of graduates as the venue will not accommodate the numbers.  Please respect this as it is not something that we can control.******There cannot be more than 10 people seated at any one table, and there will not be less than 6 at a table.



Order of Events for Prom Evening

    Students arrive at 6:20 – 6:40.  Students will have pictures outside (weather permitting) or in the Glacier prom area if the weather does not cooperate.

    Parents and guests will move to their tables at 6:40.  

    Students will line up for the Introduction of Graduates, which will begin at 6:50.

Introduction of Graduates:  Students will be presented as they walk across the stage.  This is an opportunity for photos.

    Once seated, there will be a welcome from the Principal and from the Student Council President, who will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening.

    Grace will be offered and then dinner will be served.  During the dinner, the slide show will be playing silently with footage of the grade 12's in their homerooms, the liturgy and leading up to the Prom itself.

    Student Prepared Slide Show

    Dances:  mother/son


                           Date dance

                           ** Dance will continue until students leave for Safe Grad.


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email me at patriciarose@nlesd.ca.  Please understand that I cannot do anything about the maximum of 10 people per table.


Patty Rose:  Prom Committee Chair




A 10 day EF tour of Greece is planned for Easter of 2017.  Many students have already registered, but there are still several spots left.  If you would like information about this trip, pick up information from Mrs. Rose in room 115 or email patriciarose@nlesd.ca
The four fund-raisers are as follows:
    1.        Lamontagne Inc. Catalogue Fundraiser:  This fundraiser has four catalogues from which students can sell.  Completed on October 1st, 2015.  Orders arrived on October 30th and can be picked up from Mrs. Rose.
       2.  Vegetable Hamper Fund-raiser:  Vegetables to be picked up on Dec. 17th or 18th.  This fundraiser was completed on December 18th.
    3.  Subway Fund-raiser:  Completed on Feb. 1.
    4.   Cookie/Muffin Dough Fundraiser:  This fundraiser began on Feb. 2 and will end on Feb. 17.
    If you have any questions, do not hesitate to email me at patriciarose@nlesd.ca.
        Mrs. Patty Rose – Prom Committee Chair
City of Mount Pearl Youth of the Year 2014 Awards


O’Donel High School students had an amazing night at the Mount Pearl Youth of the Year Awards.  We had many great students nominated for awards, many were in the finals that evening.  Congratulations to all the participants and many that to the supporters who wrote letters and supported the applications.  A huge thank you to Garry Fraser and his team of organizers and judges for their skills and hard work.  A Shamrock is thrown to the City of Mount Pearl for a Gala evening that is second to none in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

In Order of Award

Performing Arts Recognition Awards (Group)

O’Donel Jazz band

O’Donel High School’s Sound Of Music Coombs – winner

S.T.E.M. Award

Lauren Coombs – Winner

Emily Gallant – Finalist

RNC Youth in Service Award

Emily Gallant – Winner

Megan Glover- Finalist

 Visual Arts Award

Sarah Hiscock – Winner

 Youth Volunteer of the Year

Cassandra Chislett – Winner

Megan Glover-Finalist

 Literary Arts Award

Emily Hipditch – Finalist

Youth Group of the Year

O’Donel Mentors – Winner

Male Youth Athlete of the Year

Liam Hickey – Winner

Cameron Tobin – nominee

Performing Arts Award

Julia Dunne- Finalist

Megan Glover- nominee

Stephen Chislett – nominee

Adam Jenkins – nominee

Adam Rice – nominee

Male Youth of the Year

Harrison Latham – Winner

Female Youth of the Year

Taylor Baker-Tucker –Finalist

Lauren Coombs – Finalist

Emily Hipditch - nomination

Congratulations to Megan Glover
The youngest person to win the URock Awards for 2014.
O'Donel High and St. Peter's Junior High are very proud of your volunteer accomplishments.
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1. You can access the PowerSchool Parent/Student portal resources webpage from the main ESD website URL: www.nlesd.ca  .  You will then need to click on  the PowerSchool Parent Portal hyperlinked icon, at the bottom right of the screen .

2. You can also access the PowerSchool Parent Portal Resources by going directly to http://www.nlesd.ca/pschool/  


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Contact Information

O'Donel High School, 155 Ruth Ave., P.O. Box 578, Mount Pearl, NL, A1N 2W4, (709) 364-5305, (709) 364-5317(F)