School Staff
Kindergarten Team
Julia DiRienzo/Eva Roach
Diane Finlay/Darlene Lavoie
Stella Panetta/Cristina Hall Deek
Elvira Rino/Jen Mayor

Primary Division
Grade 1: Maria Muto
Grade 1: Barbara Giroux
Grade 1/2: Tamrin Ma
Grade 2: Michael Birch
Grade 2: Suzan O'Connor
Grade 3: Julie Godard
Grade 3: Marina Summers

Primary Division French
Kimberly El Ghazal
Anna-Maria Strizzi
Sarah Kavanaugh

Junior Division
Grade 4 Blend: Kyle MacLennan
Grade 4 Blend and Extended: Virginia Brophy
Grade 5 Blend: Carolyn Thomson
Grade 5 Learning Strategies: Laurie Azzi
Grade 5/6 Blend: Kyle MacLennan 
Grade 6 Blend: Adam Cowley 
Grade 5/6 Extended: Adam Cowley

Grade 5 Learning Strategies: Laurie Azzi

Junior Division French
Grade 4 Immersion: Carla Cardoso
Grade 5 Immersion: Anna-Maria Strizzi
Grade 6 Immersion: Sarah Kavanaugh  
Grade 4 and 5/6 Extended: Lyne Beaudoin

Prep & Planning Teacher
Marion Pora

Resource Staff
Judy Cogan
Shannon Gasparotto

Educational Assistants
Fiorina Borrello
Elizabeth McCarthy
Meghan Mullan
Patricia Nancleuf
Tyler Shand
Nathalie Thibault

Library Tech
Kara Maracle

ESL Teacher
Noelle McCabe

Custodians
Michael McAuley
Rory Reed

Office Administrator
Jill Hnatyshyn

Principal
Tania Gonsalves 

About Our School

Welcome to the Holy Family School Community. Our school is a Junior Kindergarten – to Grade 6 school with a population of 366 students and is located in the Hunt Club area in Ottawa, Ontario.  The Holy Family staff, parents and Holy Cross parish team are committed to providing your children with the best opportunities for spiritual, social growth and academic excellence. With your support and assistance we can achieve our goal. 

We welcome the new families in our community. We encourage you to become involved in the school as interested parents, as parent volunteers and as active supporters of the Holy Family School Council. This web page is only one of the many ways we communicate with our partners in education. To further promote open communication, our school newsletter is located on the school website along with a calendar of events, and announcements. 

We look forward to working with you to enhance your child (ren)’s educational experiences! 




Activities, Clubs and Teams

  • Soccer
  • Cross Country running
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Track and Field
  • Tchoukball
  • Gardening Club
  • Choir
  • Green Team Club
  • Social Justice Club
  • Craft Club
  • Peer Mediators
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • Shepherds of Good Hope
  • Talent Show
  • God Squad
  • Wellness Wednesday Club