November 16th Newsletter

Good afternoon Families, A few quick announcements prior to my newsletter today. Tuition Assistance communication will be going out next week. Note that for returning families, the deadline to apply for tuition assistance through Fulcrum and OLG is firm: December 31st. No exceptions. If you believe you may need assistance, please complete FACTS Grant & Aid. More details to come next … Continue Reading »

Newsletter April 6th

Dear OLG Families, Tonight is our annual Soup Supper where our school staff serves you and all friends and parishioners!!! Join us in the Walmesley Center starting at 5:30pm… you can even bring your own bowl and spoons if you’d like (and don’t forget that “Rice Bowl” for CRS)! Tomorrow is a little bit of Spirit Wear on our 11am Stations of the Cross & Noon-dismissal Good … Continue Reading »

Newsletter February 23rd

Dear OLG Families, Lent is upon us, and as the season changes we are reminded that so much is new, and so much remains the same! New: Welcome Carla Mayuri, our new Development Director as she begins her work supporting all fundraising, including our Auction and School Fund Drives! Read on below for more about Carla! The Same (but better)!: Re-enroll! The 2023-2024 school year is … Continue Reading »

Newsletter January 26

Dear OLG Families,   I’m looking forward to seeing many of you this Sunday, January 29, at our OPEN HOUSE kicking off our Catholic Schools Week celebration of all the wonderful learning and experiences here at OLG and across the nation! Please do this (before Sunday):   Provide input to our school and parish life through our quick 4 minute school family survey! Invite others to come … Continue Reading »

Newsletter January 19th

Dear OLG Families, There are many big invites and details in this week’s newsletter, including this weekend’s Partners in the Gospel invitation, an Auction/ticket update, plus preparing for Special Person’s Day, lots of CYO opportunities, and (NEW!) Chess and Art extracurriculars! There is so much to catch-up on, but I can’t fail to mention our OPEN HOUSE (Sun, Jan 29th) as you’ll see … Continue Reading »

Newsletter November 17th

Dear OLG Families,   We near the end of our Trimester with Thanksgiving approaching… this also means major upcoming events:   TODAY: Commit to your family auction item or $200 donation procurement THIS WEEKEND: Holiday “Fair Trade” and community gift fair! NEXT WEEK: Thanksgiving, Shoeboxes of Joy, then … ADVENT Tuesday (11/29): OLG Giving Tuesday   The Holiday Seasons are upon…Continue Reading … Continue Reading »

Newsletter November 3rd

Dear OLG Families, What an incredible Halloween Carnival this past weekend! Congratulations to our trunk and treat winner: “Candy Land” by Kindergarten and the Mercado’s family! And all the incredible volunteers who put on this great community event. This is the number one event of the year new families mention when registering, followed closely by our January Open … Continue Reading »

Newsletter October 27th

Dear OLG Families, Here we are moving from October into November already! This past week’s events included the the 8th Grade Math Games where teams made problem solving an adventure with wacky challenges and brain-busting fun. They worked hard, persevered and most importantly had fun!  Congratulations Paolo, Desmond, Evolette, Sophia, Essy, Oscar, Nathan for winning…Continue Reading

December 2nd Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Another huge THANK YOU as Giving Tuesday and Advent 1 all happened this week! And tomorrow is jam packed with Spirit Wear, Auction item coming in, and to cap-it off our fabulous “Light-up-the-Night” event! Vaccinations – As students receive their second shot, please verify vaccination status with the school office. Thank you to our active parents on our OLG Parent … Continue Reading »

November 25th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, THANK YOU this Thanksgiving holiday weekend! Highlights of this past week include: Student’s win Veterans Essay awards (see picture)! Auction awesomeness: WSBlog Post on Husky/Cougar auction basket fun and so much procurement already underway! Wednesday After School Tutoring training took place… program begins next week and will increase from here as we continue to grow our tutor core … Continue Reading »

November 18th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, What a blessed community we live in! Sunday we had eager families’ visiting with our Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Kolding, in our first ever Kindergarten Fall Open House. And Wednesday’s combined Catholic Schools Vaccine Clinic was a rousing success with many parents and student commenting on the ease and great community atmosphere! Thank you families … Continue Reading »

October 14th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Our parent-teacher Fall Conferences (student-led in many grades) are coming at the end of the month! Our Preschool thru 8th Grade Fall Conferences sign-ups are now open for October 28th and 29th, with additional limited availability on the 27th. These are required for everyone! Pre-School and PreK families, please coordinate your conferences directly with your teachers through Brightwheel. Students … Continue Reading »

September 16th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Tonight I look forward to seeing all our PRE-K and MIDDLE SCHOOL families at our Curriculum Night Zoom @ 6:30pm! The link is available in the calendar (below and on our website)… come online with a refreshment in hand and we’ll begin together, quickly moving into our grade-level “classroom visit”/breakouts. You will be able to hear directly … Continue Reading »

April 19th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Growth opportunities abound for our school in this a special Monday morning edition! Welcome back from our Easter Break! It certainly has felt like spring with weather warming and much going on… CYO sports have begun (+ Track & Field sign-up now)! Thursday is Earthday + All School Mass (9am) + MS Career Day (2pm), Saturday is Day of Service Sunday … Continue Reading »

January 21st Newsletter

Dear OLG Families,   As we move ahead with returning more students to in-person learning then our Catholic Schools Week is getting even more exciting than normal! This Friday (1/22) our staff is coordinating and working through many of the complexities of providing the best hybrid instruction (meeting both in-person and remote learning needs). Thursday, Jan 28th & Friday, … Continue Reading »

April 23rd Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Prayers with you and your family this Easter Season. Three fundamental questions have been hanging over my head ever since mid-March when we started this new adventure together called “continuous remote learning.” That is (in no particular order), communications, health, and safety. Communications: one aspect of education is grades…Continue Reading

March 26th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, I’m continually surprised and delighted by the stories from teachers and families on all our new learnings and experiences this past week! From Fr. Kevin’s Live Streaming of Masses ( Tuesday-Friday 9am and Sunday 10:00 am + weekly Stations of the Cross Thursdays 3pm), to amazing teachers ( see pics above) to all the individual and classroom interactions… its been great to … Continue Reading »

May 9th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Happy Easter Season… what a beautiful start to May! Gorgeous sunshine, great First Communion celebrations, the ArchdiocesanWalking and Witnessing for Immigrants right before an amazing Fr. Boyle talk! All this happening as we wrap-up our Jog-a-Thon (continue to collect pledges before next Friday, 5/17). Not only are we seeing our children physically strong, but this is also a … Continue Reading »

March 21st Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Our most interactive auction class project to-date is coming to fruition… the chicks are hatching! We are certainly Growing in the Light of Christ in the third-grade class! TONIGHT, March 21st (6:30pm) is the final Vision 2025 opportunity to share your thoughts in-person and input into our long-term strategic plan. Come join fellow parents and school commission members to help … Continue Reading »

January 31st Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, “CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK Rocks!!!!” That’s what I hear from students this week, and they are correct! Parents, your energy and enthusiasm from Open House… to Winter Concert… to Special Persons Day is amazing! Your appreciation of the teachers and staff has helped them all carry on through the excitement and challenges of three major events in this one … Continue Reading »

December 13th Newsletter

Dear OLG Families, Our Advent Season continues right along…This week our candle of “PEACE” was lit on Monday morning… read more here for your family reflections this week. Wednesday our annual School OLG Feast Day Celebration took place with fabulous leadership of our student council re-telling the story of Our Lady and Ms. Sager and our amazing 4th/5th grade … Continue Reading »