Back-to-School Information

updated 6/10/21

Registered students and families, please take note of these important back-to-school events.  We look forward to in-person learning 5 days per week for all grades.

August Parent Org Meetings

Every parent/guardian is automatically a part of the Parent OrgMark you calendar for our next meeting:

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

 

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

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

  • K-8 School Supply List – coming soon!
  • 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.

 

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

If your family is new to the Early Learning Center (ELC), parent attendance is mandatory*.  If you cannot attend, email Janet McClelland.  Adults only – please arrange for your own childcare.  Preschool/Pre-K families will receive a mailed packet mid-August with a checklist of documents to bring August 25th.

  • Pre-K/Preschool Supply List – coming soon!

 


** Loop the ‘Lupe is Sunday, August 29th! **

Don’t miss out on this beloved event!

Obstacle course, 5K Run, Youth Dash, Senior Saunter – there’s something for everyone!


 

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

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

Grades K-8

  • Full uniform* the first day of school
  • Drop off time is between 8:00 to 8:25 am (Extended Care starts 7:00 am).  Pick up 12:00 pm
  • Parents: PO sponsored coffee reception time at the Walmesley Center 8:20-9:00 am 
  • All-School Mass 9:00 am for grades 1st to 8th and parents  (please join us!) – Students in full uniform*
  • Please pack a healthy snack & water bottle every day.  No lunch on first day
  • NOON Dismissal!  The first day is a half day – your child will be ready for pick up at noon at the drop off location.  (NO Extended Care on this first day). 

* 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 on first day:  8:30am-12:00pm (Extended Care starts 7:00 am /No afternoon care the first day)
  • Staggered Drop-off begins at 8:00am (Carpool covid screening)
  • After 8:30am, please sign your child in at the front desk
  • K-4th grade entrance at South Door, 5th - 8th grade enter at Main Door
  • Pick-up children in the Main Lot carpool line - children will be released when eye contact is made by teacher… watch the How to Carpool video
  • Starting the second day, regular school hours:  8:30am-3:00pm.  (Extended Care starts 7:00 am / Afternoon care 3:00-6:00 pm).  If your child’s ride has not arrived 10 minutes after dismissal they will be escorted and signed-in to EDC.
  • Heads up!  Wednesday, Sept 8th is early dismissal at 2:15 pm.  Most Wednesdays are 2:15 pm early dismissal.  There are also some ½ days (noon dismissal).  Consult the School Calendar for details.
Lunch & Other COVID safety protocols
  • At this time we are not offering hot lunch options; please provide lunch for your child.  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 Dates

 

ELC Preschool and Pre-K

  • Drop off time is 8:00 am.  Pick up 12:00 pm
  • Parents: PO sponsored coffee reception time at the Walmesley Center 8:20-9:00 am 
  • All-School Mass 9:00 am for grades 1st to 8th and parents  (please join us!) 
  • NOON Dismissal!  The first day is a half day – your child will be ready for pick up at noon at the drop off location. 
  • Extra clothes and water bottle in backpack
  • Snacks supplied.  No lunch on the first day.  Please provide a lunch for your child.  At this time we are not offering hot lunch options.

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

Arrival /Dismissal
  • School hours:  8:00am-3:00pm
  • Please park on 34th to accompany and sign your child into school. (Make sure to sign them out)
  • 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
  • At this time we are not offering hot lunch options; please provide lunch for your child.  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

 


Additional paperwork to have ready by the start of school   

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


Frequently Asked Questions