Back-to-School Information

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.


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


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.

* 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.