Category: General

Bullying Prevention and Intervention Week

November 18th-22nd is Bullying Prevention and Intervention Week.  The theme this year is “Kindness Matters”! We believe in prevention through education and awareness so throughout the week, students will take part in several activities, spirit days and presentations.  Daily bullying awareness announcements will be made after prayers by our Student Council members. I will enjoy an opportunity to meet with each class to foster resilience ... Continue reading "Bullying Prevention and Intervention Week"

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived at OLA.  It will be open for scheduled class visits on Nov. 11, 12, 13, and 14 during the school day.  Students accompanied by parents (or just parents) are welcome from 8:45-9:00 and from 3:30-3:45 on Nov. 11, 12, 13, and 14.  On Thursday November 14, the Book Fair will be open to students and parents from 4:00-9:00 pm ... Continue reading "Scholastic Book Fair"

A Parent’s Guide to Math – The Five Strands of Mathematical Learning

The math curriculum for each elementary school grade is organized in five strands, or areas of learning. In each strand, students develop their ability to think mathematically, investigate concepts and relationships, apply their knowledge and skills to solve problems, and communicate their thinking.

Number Sense and Numeration

In this strand, your child is learning about numbers and operations and ... Continue reading "A Parent’s Guide to Math – The Five Strands of Mathematical Learning"

Progress Reports

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 "Progress Reports"