Back-to-School Information

Wednesday, August 26th

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

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

  • K-8 School Supplies – 2020-2021 list available soon.  Bring your school supplies to the classroom. Staples usually has plastic envelopes.
  • Drop off any additional paperwork (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.

  • Pre-K/Preschool School Supplies2020-2021 list available soon
  • Bring any additional paperwork (Watch for a mailed packet in mid-August). Call us with questions.

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Tuesday, September 1st

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 (Extended care starts at 7:00 am)
  • Kindergarten parents are permitted to walk your child to the classroom
  • Parents: Coffee 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.  (Extended care open 12:00 – 6:00 pm in the School Hall, sack lunch from home required)
  • Please pack a healthy snack & water bottle every day.  No hot lunch on the first day.
  • Students in Kindergarten, 1st, and 6th, 7th, and 8th grades line up and pick up near the back doors / south parking lot More
  • Students in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade line up near the front door / north parking lot More
  • *Heads up!*  Wednesday, Sept 2nd early dismissal at 2:15 pm (Each Wednesday is 2:15 pm dismissal; other school days dismiss at 3:00 pm: consult the School Calendar for exceptions
  • Details for New Families K-8

* 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.

ELC (Preschool/Pre-K)

  • Enter classrooms from our ELC entrance on 34th Ave SW.  Unload only for Preschool/Pre-K on 34th Ave SW More
  • For half day students: Drop off 8:00 am / Pick up 12:00 pm
  • For full day students:  Drop off 8:00 am / Pick up 3:00 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 3:00 to 6:00 pm.  Extra fees apply.
  • Details for New Families Pre/Pre-K

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

  • School Supplies
    • K-8 School Supply List – available soon
    • Preschool/Pre-K School Supply List – available soon
  • Optional 
    • Medical Authorization Form signed by a Physician (for medication administered at school)
    • Annual Milk Order (Grades K-8) – available soon
    • Pick-Up Authorization (Grades K-8) – available soon
    • Extended Day Care (EDC) Registration (Grades K-8) – available soon
    • 2020-21 Yearbook Pre-order – available soon