Active School Travel January Newsletter
“Hold fast to stars. Hold fast to the elusive, the intangible, the never-to-be-had. For stars fall from heaven sometimes, and kings are born in barns, and miracles rise up out of little things.” – ANONYMOUS – Catholic Teacher
In October, Mrs. T. Pianezza began reading stories about the virtue of Compassion to her class of Kindergarteners. She has always believed that, regardless of ... Continue reading "Kindergarteners at Our Lady of the Annunciation make “Hats for the Homeless”"
I would like to wish all of the members of the OLA school community a very warm and sincere Happy New Year. The New Year is traditionally a time for God’s blessing on our world. It is a time to remember the coming of the wise men bringing gifts to visit the Christ child, who by so doing “reveal” Jesus to ... Continue reading "January Principal’s Update"
The state or quality of being one, in accord, or in harmony.I will
- make everyone feel welcomed and appreciated
- take sometime to learn about the similarities and difference in my community
- empower people with my words not put them down by calling them names.
You, the one From whom on different paths All ... Continue reading "Virtue of the Month: Unity"
Resolve to move more in your day and your physical, emotional, and mental health will benefit. Your spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, your ability to focus on tasks and cope with challenges will improve, and your overall brain function will improve. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy New Year’s resolutions.
Each year we appeal to the generosity of our community during our annual fundraiser to help us purchase technology and program enhancements. And each year we direct the money generated to a variety of program enhancements (e.g. bullying prevention & intervention presentation, author visits, sacrament keepsakes, Grade 8 Graduation, classroom enhancements, etc.) as well as technology (e.g. chromebooks, ipads, etc.). Indeed, our investments in technology ... Continue reading "Fundraising Update"