Category: General

Preparing for the Changing Weather

Please keep in mind that students go outdoor for recesses, two 15 minute and one 40 minute break,  unless there is a severe weather warning.  The procedures in Policy 221, Extreme Weather, requires Catholic School Councils to determine the extreme cold temperature, with wind chill at the beginning of each  school year.  The OLA  Catholic School Council has agreed upon –18C for this school year. ... Continue reading "Preparing for the Changing Weather"

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"

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"

Hallowe’en Spook-a-thon

The students demonstrated wonderful school spirit by participating in our fundraiser.  The fundraiser is now over. Families that have not yet returned their money or unsold chocolates are asked to do so on Tuesday, October 23.  Tuesday morning will be the last day that we will be having a daily draw for prizes. All students will be rewarded with a Hallowe’en Spook-a-thon on October 31st.   ... Continue reading "Hallowe’en Spook-a-thon"