Together in Learning and Faith
November 17, 2019
We are truly blessed to live in country that is true north, strong and free. We will remember them.
Grade 3 & 4 Swimming
Scholastic Book Fair
- Brooke (4E) - Grand Prize Winner
- Adelaide (3/4V)
- Jacey (3K)
- and Oliver (M/W Kinder) for the "Guess how many Snowballs" contest!
Thank you to the volunteers that helped with the set up and packing of the fair - we appreciate you!
Advent Concert Request from Mrs. Lukie
Why is Catholic Education Important?
November Power Options
Growing our Brains & Sharing our Smiles
News from Mrs. Heesing
OLA School Council News
2nd Annual OLA Poinsettia Sale
Last year the OLA SC Poinsettia Sale was one of the most profitable fundraisers of the year.
This year we have some great choices available for purchase:
6.5" Premium Poinsettias
Memorial Poinsettias - 6.5" memorial poinsettias (red only) may be purchased in memory of a loved one. These poinsettia will be delivered directly to OLA Church and be used to decorate the altar for Christmas Masses.
Order forms were sent home before Fall Break, but can also be printed from the Parents/School Council tab of the OLA school website.
Order forms and payment are due Tuesday, November 19th.
Orders will be available for pick up in the school foyer by the gym Tuesday, December 3rd from 3:00 – 6:00 pm and Wednesday, December 4th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Proceeds from this fundraising initiative will go towards a new sound system for our school gym. We thank you for your continued support and God’s Blessings this holiday season.
OLA School Council
IMPORTANT School Council Meeting this Thursday
See you Thursday, November 21 @ 7:00 pm
Looking Ahead . . .
Monday, November 18
- Lifetouch Retake Picture Day
- Faith in Action Assembly 12:30 pm - everyone welcome!
Tuesday, November 19
- Poinsettia Sale Orders Due
Wednesday, November 20
- Ricky's Hot Lunch (for students who pre-ordered)
- Sam LeDrew reads to 4E & 2C
Thursday, November 21
- OLA School Council Meeting 7:00 pm in the library: OLA Leadership will share the impact of the budget set forth by the UPC Government both this year and in the future.
Friday, November 22
- M/W Kinders in class today
and a Little Further Ahead . . .
November 26 Grade 1 & 2 Clay for Kids
November 28 Holodomor Memorial Day - Ukraine Famine Genocide (acknowledged in prayer)
November 29 Staff Professional Development Day - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
December 3 Advent Mass 1:00 pm
December 3 Poinsettia pick up 3:00 – 6:00 pm
December 4 Poinsettia pick up 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
December 6 Grade 3 & 4 Skating 1:00 - 2:00 pm at the JRC
December 6 OLA SC PJ Party & Family Christmas Movie Night 6:00 pm
December 9 Grade 3 Lego Bridges
December 9 Grade 4 Gears & Pulleys Presentation
December 12 Advent Concert 9:30 am performance - stay tuned for more details.
December 12 Advent Concert 6:30 pm - details to follow **VIP seat fundraiser too!!
To see what is coming even further ahead, please visit our website calendar.
You can check out our M/W Kinder calendar here,
and our Pre-K AM calendar here.
'Christian hope, nourished by the light of Christ, makes the resurrection and life shine even in the world’s darkest nights."
Twitter, November 7, 2019