AYJ Weekly Review - October 24
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Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 18:58
Exchanges & Trips Plan 2014-2018

china_dragonAYJ is a school that travels.  We offer our students multiple opportunities to see the world and experience new cultures.  We have a long tradition of student exchanges with schools in both Spain and China.  As well, we offer city trips to the USA, inter-Canadian exchanges as well as international tours such as the Canadian Battlefields trip, Peru and Italy.   

Become part of an AYJ tradition and join one or more of our exchanges and trips during your four years at AYJ. 

macchu_picchuAYJ is one of only a select few high schools in Ottawa that offer the OCDSB International Certificate Program.  By participating in an international exchange or trip, you will have already completed some of the requirements for this certificate. 

Attached is our plan for the next four years.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014 15:20
Take Our Kids to Work Day - November 5

Take Our Kids to Work Day is a Canada-wide program where all Grade 9 students will go to work with a significant adult in their lives and is scheduled for Wednesday, November 5th, 2014.

Preparing for Take Our Kids to Work Day

Young Worker Awareness Program

See attached consent form (mandatory for all students who attend)


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:51
Grade 11 Geography Class Caving Trip
Outers Club - Gatineau Park Hike


On October 2nd., forty one students hiked the Wolf Trail in Gatineau Park, celebrating the fall colours and the return of the Outers Club to AYJ. The story of the day... how one of our new member's parents met on an Outers Club trip (more than) a few years ago!  Our next adventure is a night hike back in Gatineau Park.  See Mr. Horn for more info.



Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 08:53
International Certificate Program

flags-of-the-world-300x300AYJ was one of only six schools in Ottawa to pilot the the OCDSB International Certificate last year. Students who want to have an international focus during their high school career and are interested in traveling and volunteering both outside of Canada and within their communities should consider becoming part of AYJ's International Certificate Program.  Graduate with this unique distinction.  Everyone is welcome.  See Mr. Barter in the Social Sciences Office (room 111) for more information.  The application form is attached below.


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:03
2014-15 Student Guide
See the attached 2014-2015 AYJ Student Guide.
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Last Updated on Friday, 05 September 2014 16:38
AYJ Wins at the Cappies (again)

riddifordCongratulations to Brett Riddiford on his win as Best Actor at the recent Cappies Gala.  Congratulations also to the rest of the cast and crew of 12 Angry Jurors on our four nominations, with the most sought after being the much coveted Critics Favourite Play.  AYJ has been nominated for favourite play or musical 6 out of 7 years, and has won twice for Play and Musical, the only school in North America ever to do so. Well done to everyone involved.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014 13:26
Drama Students at Stratford Festival

StratfordAYJ’s annual drama class trip to the Stratford Play Festival.  32 of our drama students from grades 9 - 12 enjoyed 2 days, and three shows; "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Man of La Mancha", and "Alice through the looking Glass" in beautiful Stratford, Ontario.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014 13:20
Gold Medals in French Public Speaking

Congratulations to Vinith Suriyakumar  (Senior Core French) and Anna McAllister (Junior French gold_medalsImmersion) who both won first place in the OCDSB French Public Speaking Competition. AYJ sent two students to compete and both won gold!  Both students will be competing at the Provincial level next month. Wish them good luck if you see them.

AYJ KIVA Team #1 in Ontario, Top 8 Globally

KIVA is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people in developed countries through lending to alleviate poverty in developing countries. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. Learn more about how it works. kiva_logo

AYJ’s KIVA team is a global leader in the schools category.  Since 2010 we have lent over $65,000 to entrepreneurs in over 100 countries worldwide.  We are the number one team in Ontario and are in 8th place globally out of over 1400 schools.  We are very proud of our accomplishments so far, but there is still much to do. We encourage new members to join AYJ’s KIVA Team.  Everyone is welcome.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 12:47
ZIPTHRU Card for Cafeteria

This September Chartwells introduced a NEW and CONVENIENT way to purchase food at the school cafeteria with our Zipthru DINE WITH US Reloadable Card.  Just like any gift card, a balance is loaded on a card and declines as purchases are made.  The online function of this program provides convenience for the parent to purchase, reload and monitor balance and spending as well as set up an account to protect the balance on the card.

See attached instructions for ordering the Zipthru Card.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 08:44