at 411 Seyton street, Ottawa Canada
Collège catholique Franco-Ouest is a French Catholic high school in the west Ottawa region. It welcomes many people from the diversified cultures of Ottawa. It is located on 411 Seyton Drive in Bells Corners. It is an accredited school of the IB offering their middle and diploma programs. This is the sole francophone high school serving residents in Ottawa's west end.HistoryThe school first opened to grade 8 and grade 9 students in September 1991 at 148 Meadowlands Dr West, in what was then the city of Nepean. It officially received the name of "Collège catholique Franco-Ouest" in December of that year. In 1992, the school received its students at the Sir John A. MacDonald building, on 2675 Draper avenue and taught grade 8 through 10 students. In 1994, teaching encompasses grade 11 and 12, and starting in 2001, 7th graders are admitted.In 1999, the school announces that it'll move to its current location of 411 Seyton Dr, basically swapping with St. Paul's High School that was located there at the time.Student governmentFranco-Ouest has a Student Government made up of a Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary, Treasurer, Minister of Culture, and Minister of Sports. The Student Assembly, which is in turn composed of class representatives for each homeroom is usually scheduled to meet the Student Government once a month in order to discuss upcoming events as well as the issues currently facing students.Role, duties and jurisdiction of the Student GovernmentThe Student Government has a large array of duties and responsibilities. Among those duties are setting up the annual club and committee sign-up, elections for the class representatives, elections for the Student Government as well as organizing activities for students. The Student Government has jurisdiction over all clubs and committees and can act as a representative for the various sport teams at the school. Also, there is usually one member among the Student Government that sits on the School Council along with the parents and the principal. Also, the Student Government has sole jurisdiction over the school's dances as well as the Student Assembly.
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