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February 13, 2018

Dear OLC Families,

*****EARLY DISMISSAL FRIDAY AT 11:30 AM; NO AFTERCARE*****

Ash Wednesday

Tomorrow, February 14th, is Ash Wednesday.  There will be an all school Mass at 8 AM with distribution of ashes.Ash Wednesday  There will also be a 12 PM bilingual Mass with distribution of ashes and a 7 PM Spanish Mass with distribution of ashes.   For more information about the season of Lent and parish events, please see our church website

conferences bannerParent Teacher Conferences

Next week are parent teacher conferences on Friday, February 16.  A sign up form was emailed to parents last Friday.  You can additionally sign up for a conference HERE.  All parents are welcome to come to school, but this conference is not mandatory unless your child’s teacher requests it.

Registration 2018-2019

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is $300; however, it will discounted to $150.00 until March 1, 2018.  registrationheader 1Please don’t delay!  Send your registration form in as soon as possible to reserve your child(ren)’s spot for next school year.  

Tax Credit Scholarships

logoWe are still patiently waiting for Empower Illinois to announce their new application date.  Empower Illinois told us that we would be given at least a one notice before their relaunch date.  You can follow Empower Illinois for more information HERE.

FSA Pizza Lunch

Our Family School Association is hosting a pizza lunch on Friday, February 23rd.  Pizza order forms were sent home today and are due Tuesday, February 20th.    

Spring Book Fair

The Spring Book Fair is coming up!  The spring fair will be from Tuesday, March 6th through Friday, March 9th.  A volunteer sign up sheet was sent home today.  This Book Fair, you can also shop online!  The OLC Online Book Fair link will be sent closer to the start date.  Additionally, for every dollar spent on a Scholastic purchase, we get up to 55% back in Scholastic Dollars.  We have the a goal of using our Scholastic Dollars to purchase another SMART Board for a classroom!  Thank you in advance for your generous support.

Winter Weather Reminder

We expect that students are in their seats and ready to learn by 8 AM.  Please give yourself extra time in the morning to drive safely to OLC especially when there is inclement weather.  Also, please make sure your child has warm weather clothing for outside.  It is also useful to have their name marked in everything should it get lost.

 

Upcoming Important Dates:

February 14 - Ash Wednesday/ Valentines Day (No Valentine’s Parties today)

February 16 - 11:30 AM Dismissal: NO aftercare, Parent and Teacher Conferences

February 19 - NO SCHOOL: Presidents’ Day

February 23 - FSA Pizza Lunch

March 2 - End of Second Trimester

March 7 - Early Release

March 13 - Second Trimester Report Cards distributed

March 16 - Honors Assembly after 8 AM Mas

March 21 - Spring Pictures

March 22 - School Advisory Board Meeting

Please visit our web page www.olc-school.org for more important dates and information.

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to work with you for your child’s education.  Have a blessed week.