May is the month set aside by the Catholic Church to honour Mary, the mother of Jesus. Mary was a woman of faith, and a model of hope, prayer, compassion and courage. Throughout this month, as always, let us put our trust in Mary’s help so that she can help us by her prayers.
This month we celebrate the virtue of responsibility. Our ... Continue reading "May Principal’s Message"
Congratulations to Elizabeth J. in Grade 8
Elizabeth was awarded the SOYRA (Society of York Region Artists) Award of Excellence for her pastel painting called “Social Sibling” in the Youth Category.
Congratulations to Olivia D. in Grade 5 for winning the Oral Communication Area 1 Finals. Olivia advanced to the Board Finals on Thursday, May 9 at Guardian Angels School in Woodbridge to recite her speech on The Humboldt Broncos. Olivia demonstrated wonderful oratory skills.
On Wednesday, May 8th, the OLA Hackergal’s Hackathon Club participated in a Canada-wide event where they worked together to apply coding skills they’ve learned to create an interactive project and connect with girls across Canada who were doing the same!
“Women are vastly underrepresented in the tech industry all over the world, Hackergal strives to inspire a new wave of Canadian female coders ... Continue reading "Hackergal’s Hackathon"
Students in JK-Grade 8 participated in our first ever Math Bee. Throughout the year, students mastered their math facts at each grade level. The top two math competitors for each class participated in the Math Bee. Congratulations to all of the participants. Their skill set was very impressive!
On Thursday, May 9th, the OLA community came together for a Family STEM Night The event was sponsored by the Parent Reaching Out Grant received by our Catholic School Council.
All families in attendance had an opportunity to discover what STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities are and why they are important. Students explored alongside their parents and it was a great ... Continue reading "Family STEM Night"