Back-to-School Information

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updated 5/11/22

Join us! Connect with the OLG community,

greet your child’s teachers, and drop off supplies

Wednesday, August 24th

K-8 School Supply Drop Off & Social 5:30-6:30 pm

  • K-8 School Supplies – Bring your school supplies to the classroom.
  • Drop off any additional paperwork (check your email, see list below, or contact the school office)
  • Ice cream sponsored by the OLG Parent Org
  • The Uniform Exchange will be open!  Please bring your child’s outgrown uniforms for exchange.  GENTLY USED pants, jumpers, skirts, etc.  No white shirts please unless new or barely used.
  • Experts will be on hand so you can find out more about Parent Org, OLG parish, CYO, scouts, and after school programs!

ELC (Preschool/Pre-K) Orientation* 6:00-7:00 pm

If your family is new to the Early Learning Center (ELC), new parent attendance is mandatory*.  If you cannot attend, email Janet McClelland.  Adults only – please arrange for your own childcare.


Additional paperwork to have ready by the start of school   

(These forms and more available on the Parent pages of our web site)

  • (optional) Medication Authorization Form – signed by a Physician (optional for medication administered at school)
  • (optional) Verification of Covid vaccinations.  We follow public health guidelines which do not require Covid vaccinations.  However, we would like to notate whether your child has received a Covid vaccine – show your card at the front office.  If parents/guardians plan to volunteer with children, we ask you show your card at the front office.  We strongly encourage all eligible community members to become vaccinated against COVID-19.  Vaccination status affects our response to any health event.  More about re-opening plans

Contact us with questions

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Here’s what you need to know for the

First Day of School!

Tuesday, August 30th, 2021

2022-23 OLG School Supply List

Grades K-8

  • Full uniform* the first day of school
  • First day of school hours:  8:30am-12:00pm  / NO morning or afternoon EDC care the first day
  • Drop off time is 8:15-8:30 am
  • Grades K-3rd enter at South Door; Grades 4th-8th enter at Main (school office) door.  Kindergarten dismissal at the South door; 1st-8th grades dismissal in the Main Lot (gym) carpool.  Click K-8 Arrival/Dismissal bar below for more.
  • All-school mass 9:00 am for grades 1st to 8th and parents (please join us!). 
  • Parents: PO sponsored coffee reception at the Walmesley Center 8:20 -9:00 am
  • Please pack a healthy snack & water bottle every day.  No lunch on first day (noon dismissal); Please provide a lunch for your child each full day.  (At this time we are not offering hot lunch options).
  • NOON Dismissal!  The first day is a half day – your child will be ready for pick up at noon.  (NO extended care in the afternoon today!).  
  • New Families (K-8) – Click here for first weeks quick reference

* What does full uniform mean?   The formal full dress uniform must be worn with the logo sweatshirt, vest, cardigan sweater or fleece. Formal full dress or “blues” is required for all-school masses for grades K-8.  More details can be found here

Click Bar below for more K-8 detail

K-8 Arrival / Dismissal
  • School hours: 8:30-3:00 pm (Wed 2:15pm)
  • Drop off time is 8:15-8:30 am (Extended care starts at 7:30 am)
  • Tardy bell: 8:30am (please sign your child in at the front desk)
  • Suggested entrance for K-3rd grade at South Door, 4-8th at Main Door.
  • 3:00 pm pick up: K at South Door,  1st-8th at Main Lot (gym) carpool line - children will be released when eye contact is made by teacher… watch the How to Carpool video
  • 10 minutes after dismissal time, students who haven't been picked-up will be escorted to EDC.
  • Extended Care starts 7:30 am / Afternoon care 3:00-5:00 pm.  
  • Most Wednesdays are 2:15 pm early dismissal (starting Aug 31st) for grades K-8.  There are also some ½ days (noon dismissal).  Consult the School Calendar for exceptions and details.
Lunch & Other COVID safety protocols
  • Please provide lunch for your child each day (at this time we are not offering hot lunch options).  We eat in the classroom (or other large space) in order to have adequate distancing while our masks are off.
  • Recess & bathroom use is staggered throughout the day so that class cohorts are maintained, along with extra building and high touch area cleanings.
  • Increased airflow measures means that your child should be dressed for the weather as we will be keeping windows open and utilizing outdoor learning and recess as often as we can.
  • We limit outside visitors to keep our cohorts as safe as possible.
  • We continue to follow public health guidelines and communicate revisions in the weekly School Newsletter.
Save the Dates
  • Aug 29th Loop the Lupe
  • Aug 31st - 1st Wednesday 2:15 pm Early Dismissal
  • Sept. 5th NO School (LaborDay)
  • Sept. 6th  OLG Auction Meeting
  • Sept. 8th  Kindergarten - 5th Grades Curriculum Night
  • Sept 13th  Parent Org Meeting 
  • Sept. 15th  6th- 8th Grades Curriculum Night 
  • Sept. 19th  MAPS testing begins to Oct 14. Please refrain from missing school during academic testing
  • Sept. 22nd  Picture Day
  • Sept. 30th  Jog-A-Thon / NOON Dismissal
  • Oct. 26-28th  Fall Conferences - Required all grades   (1/2 day 10/26) (No classes 10/27-10/28)
  • Oct 29th - Halloween Carnival
  • see online calendar for more

 

ELC Preschool and Pre-K

  • Drop off time is 8:00 am.  Pick up 12:00 pm.  For more details, click ELC Arrival/Dismissal below
  • Parents: PO sponsored coffee reception at the Walmesley Center 8:20 -9:00 am
  • NOON Dismissal!  The first day is a half day – your child will be ready for pick up at noon.  (NO extended care today!). 
  • Extra clothes and water bottle in backpack
  • Snacks supplied.  No lunch on the first day (noon dismissal).  Please provide a lunch for your child for full days.  At this time we are not offering hot lunch options.
  • New Families (PreS/Pre-K) – Click here for first weeks quick reference

Click Bar below for more Early Learning Center (ELC) detail

ELC Arrival /Dismissal
  • Please park on 34th Ave SW to accompany and sign your child into school. (Make sure to sign them out)
  • School hours on first day:  8:00am-12:00pm (Before Care starts 7:00 am (must have pre-approval) /No afternoon care the first day)
  • Starting the second day, regular school hours:  8:00am-3:00pm.  No early dismissal on Wednesdays (only K-8)
  • Before (7:00 – 8:00) and after school (3:00 – 6:00) are separate from school times -- you must sign up with Ms. Janet if you want to use this service. 
  • We use a software application called BrightWheel for signing in and out and daily communication. We will go through setting it up on August 25th.
Lunch & Other COVID safety protocols
  • Please provide lunch for your child each day (at this time we are not offering hot lunch options).  We eat in the classroom (or other large space) in order to have adequate distancing while our masks are off.
  • Recess & bathroom use is staggered throughout the day so that class cohorts are maintained, along with extra building and high touch area cleanings.
  • Increased airflow measures means that your child should be dressed for the weather as we will be keeping windows open and utilizing outdoor learning and recess as often as we can.
Save the Date


Frequently Asked Questions