Month: November 2018

STEM Lunch Program – Jan.-March 2019

We are excited to announce the return of our exciting lunchtime programs in partnership with STEM MINDS!  STEAM Explorers is for grades 1-6 and will be running Thursdays at lunch starting January 17. In this program, students will have the opportunity to discover everything the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math have to offer! From building exciting hands-on projects to exploring the latest and

Intermediate All Star Volleyball Teams

 The Intermediate girls’ and boys’ volleyball tryouts started at the beginning of October and the teams have been training ever since.  Thank you to all the girls who tried out and congratulations to the following who successfully made the team:  Adriana G., Isabel L., Brianna P., Gabriella C., Bianca S., Mikayla A., Jaiden P., Cara L., Chelsea L., Angelina V., Hailey C.  The girls are  ... Continue reading "Intermediate All Star Volleyball Teams"

Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting

The staff at OLA is committed to enabling all students to reach their potential and to succeed. We understand that every student is unique and each must have opportunities to achieve success according to his or her own interests, abilities, and goals. The Ministry of Education has defined high expectations and standards for graduation, while introducing a range of options that allow students to learn ... Continue reading "Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting"

Bullying Prevention and Intervention at OLA

Bully Prevention and Intervention Awareness Week is November 19-23. Bullying is a form of repeated aggression intended to cause fear, distress or harm to another individual or group of individuals. Bullying occurs in a context where there is a real or perceived imbalance of power between the child who bullies and the child who is victimized (adapted from PPM 144). At Our Lady of the ... Continue reading "Bullying Prevention and Intervention at OLA"

Remembrance Day

A poppy is a symbol of peace and remembrance.   On Friday, November 9th our Gr. 6 and 5/6 classes will lead our school in a Peace Chain at 10:45 a.m.  All staff and students will line the hallways of our school to form a peace chain and we will honour veterans who have given their lives as well as those who continue to work towards ... Continue reading "Remembrance Day"