Principal Newsletter

From the Desk of Mrs. Riley

December 20, 2018

Dear Parents,

On behalf of the faculty and staff of Our Lady of Good Counsel School, we would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very Merry and Blessed Christmas. May the joy of the birth of our Savior fill your hearts and homes with much happiness and many blessings.

As we celebrate Christmas at school, there are just a few reminders about classroom parties.

  • Parties will be held from 12 - 1 tomorrow.
  • Only those parents on the teacher's list will be admitted to the classrooms.
  • All parents must enter through the main entrance, sign in, and receive your visitor's badge no earlier than 11:45.
  • Parents must sign out at 1 and leave through the main entrance only.

These measures are in place for the safety and security of our faculty and students. Thank you for your understanding.

Thank you for your constant support and prayers for our school. I encourage you to continue to support our work as we advance our mission to provide a transformative education steeped in academics and faith to our deserving students. There is no greater investment for forming our future saints than a Catholic education!

Please carefully review this week's newsletter for many reminders and updates. We thank you for entrusting your children to us and for the sacrifices you make each day to send your child(ren) to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School.

God’s Peace,

Mrs. Barbara Riley


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Re-Registration 2019-2020/New Family Registration

Thank you for choosing Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School and Catholic Education for your children! Re-registration of current school families for the 2019-2020 School Year is still open as well as registration of new families.

In order to re-register, families must be up to date on current tuition payments. We ask that you please fill out the Re-registration Form accordingly and return it to school along with payment in an envelope marked “Re-registration.” Please know that forms will not be accepted and students will not be considered registered unless payment is included.

If you have any questions or need to discuss current tuition circumstances, please feel free to contact the Principal or Business Manager. Once again, we thank you for the continued sacrifices you make to send your children to Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School.

Click to download & print a Re-Registration Form for your child(ren):
Re-Registration Form 2019-2020

BLOCS - 2019-2020 School Year

Applications for BLOCS Scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year are now open. We encourage all OLGC families to apply for BLOCS. Please use the below link to apply with FACTS.

In order to apply, you will need to have your most recent tax documents available. If you applied last year and uploaded your 2017 tax documents, you will not need to upload them again provided you use the same login that you used last year.

For questions about the application process, please contact FACTS at 866-441-4637. Questions on awarding should be directed to the School Office. Thank you.

To be redirected to the BLOCS application, please click HERE.

Day of Giving 2019 - Save The Date

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2019 Spring Fling Auction Night

Tickets for our 2019 Spring Fling Auction Night officially go on sale beginning Monday, January 7th. Below you will find the ticket order form. Tickets are being sold on a first come, first serve basis & when we sell out, that's it! If you purchase tickets before March 1st, you can take advantage of a discounted price. We hope to see everyone there to "Party with a Purpose!"

To view this ticket order form on our school website, please click HERE.

To view this ticket order form on the P.I.E. page of our school website, please click HERE.

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Important Flyers & Information

January Rosary Club with Mrs. Chirico

Our January Rosary Club meeting will be held on Monday, January 7th. This club is open to those students in Grades 1 through 8. Please come join us in prayer & friendship! For those interested, please see the attached flyer & return it back to school before the January club meeting, which will be fast approaching as we return from Christmas Break.

To view this flyer on our school website, please click HERE.

Kitchen Wizards - Favorite Foods of Presidents Past

The next session of Kitchen Wizards entitled "Favorite Food of Presidents Past" is coming to OLGC for 6 weeks beginning Tuesday, January 8th. Please see the attached flyer for more information or to sign-up.

To view this flyer on our school website, please click HERE.

OLGC CYO Adult Bowling Social

OLGC CYO is sponsoring an Adult Bowling Social on Saturday, January 26th at Pike Lanes for all those over 21 years of age. Please see the attached flyer for more information on this event.

To view this flyer on our school website, please click HERE.

OLGC Lunch Program - January Menus - LAST CALL!

Tomorrow, Friday, December 21st, is the last call for families to make their January lunch selections. All menus & payment are due back to school before Christmas Break. Thank you for your cooperation & support of our school Lunch Program!

Important Dates to Remember

12/21: Community Homeroom - 8:45 AM; Dress Down Day - $1; Classroom Christmas Parties 12 - 1 PM

12/22 - 1/2: NO SCHOOL- Christmas Break

1/3: Classes Resume

1/4: First Friday Mass

1/9: 2nd Grade Mass

1/11: Spike-tacular - 7:00 PM

1/16: 1st Grade Mass

1/18: NO SCHOOL - Faculty Meeting

1/21: NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

1/23: 8th Grade Mass

1/25: 8th Grade Graduation Pictures - 9:00 AM

1/27: Catholic Schools Week Begins; Open House - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

1/28: Parent Appreciation Day & Open House - 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

1/29: Day of Giving/Day of Service

1/30: Student Appreciation Day - Free Dress Down Day; 7th Grade Mass

1/31: Community Homeroom - 8:45 AM

2/1: Faculty Appreciation Day; First Friday Mass - 9:00 AM

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School

Mission Statement

"Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic School, under the guidance of Mary, seeks to empower students to commit to Christian service, dedicate their lives to Gospel values, and lead with academic excellence."