Back-to-School Information

Tuesday, September 3rd

Here’s what you need to know for the first day of school!


Grades K-8 

  • Full uniform* the first day of school!
  • Drop off time is between 8:15 to 8:25 am
  • Parents: Coffee time at the Walmesley Center 8:20-9:00 am
  • All-school mass is at 9:00 am. Please join us!
  • Noon pick up!  The first day is a half day – Your child will be ready for pick up at noon.
  • Students in Kindergarten, 1st, and 6th, 7th, and 8th grades line up and pick up near the back doors / south parking lot
  • Students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade line up near the front door / north parking lot.
  • Before and after school care is available for grades K-8 in the School Hall.  Starts 7:00 am and ends 6:00 pm.
  • *Heads up!*  Wednesday, Sept 4th early dismissal 2:15 pm

* What does full uniform mean?   The formal full dress uniform for Grades K-8 must be worn with the logo sweatshirt, vest, cardigan sweater or polar fleece. Formal full dress is required for all-school masses for grades K-8.  More details can be found on page 23 of our School Handbook (2019-20 version coming soon).

ELC Preschool and Pre-K 

  • Enter classrooms from our ELC entrance on 34th Ave SW.  Unload only for Preschool/Pre-K on 34th Ave SW
  • For half day students: Drop off 8:00 am / Pick up 12:00 pm or 4:00 pm
  • For full day students:  Drop off 8:00 am / Pick up 4:00 pm
  • Before and after-school care is available for the ELC.  Please register with Janet McClelland.  Before care 7:00 AM – 8:00 am.  After care 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Extra fees apply.


Quicklinks to Forms (All forms available on the Parent pages of our web site).


Wednesday, August 28th

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

Join us to connect with the OLG community, greet your child’s teachers, and drop off school supplies

  • K-8 School Supply List – Bring your school supplies to the classroom and drop off any additional forms (see Quicklinks below)
  • 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.
  • Find out more about Parent Org, OLG parish, CYO, scouts, and after school programs!

Consider donating supplies to our neighbors Community Youth Tutoring Program.  A collection basket will be available at the parish table.

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.