June 4th 2021
We do not yet know what next school year will bring in terms of COVID-19 safety practices in schools. Students in the public schools will continue to wear masks, and the Catholic schools may decide to follow suit. Other details are to be determined. I will keep you posted. I appreciate all your support of our school during this unique year.
Congratulations to our OLC Class of 2021. Move forward, toward the future!
Berenice Giancarlo Garcia
Students’ final report cards were either sent home with your child yesterday or they will go home today. Please ask to see it. Parents of students on remote instruction may pick up their child’s report card today, or phone the office and ask that it be mailed home to you.
At the beginning of the school year, we were somewhat flexible with the school uniform. Students were allowed to wear their gym uniform and gym shoes every day. This fall we are reverting to the standard uniform.
Remember that students must wear black or brown dress shoes, or all black or all white low-top sneakers, on non-gym days. We are bringing back physical education class next year. Mr. Daniel Lopez will be our new P.E. (gym) teacher. Mr. Lopez is currently employed at Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart, a girls’ high school on the Northwest Side of Chicago, where he is the soccer coach. He is a graduate of Saint Xavier University in
Here are some faith formation resources for you to keep your OLC students engaged in the coming weeks of
Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open. Refer a new family and we will waive your tuition for one month next school year (certain conditions apply). Tuition rates for next school year reflect a 3% increase from this school year. Tuition 2021-22: 1 child = $5783; 2 children = $8935; 3 children = $11,742. Please take advantage of the summer months to update or take your VIRTUS training so you can volunteer next
year. Questions? Call or visit Ms. Avalos in the office.
The school supply list for next school year will be emailed to you within the next week or so.
FACTS accounts: please update any changes on your accounts. If you are seeking financial aid for next year, make sure your FACTS application is completed.
Our summer office hours begin on Mon., June 14: Mon. - Thurs., from 8am - noon
Summer school dates are June 14 - July 15, Mon. - Thurs., from 8am - 2pm. Before and after care is available. Multi-child discounts are available. Call or visit us to register.
Health records required for next school year:
Preschool Medical (physical) and dental examinations
Kindergarten Medical (physical), dental, and vision exams
2nd grade Dental exam
6th grade Medical (physical) and dental exams
New student Medical (physical) and dental exams
Tuesday, August 17: first day of school, all grades
It is a privilege for me to serve as the principal of this school. I hope that you and your family have a safe and restful summer!
Yours in Christ,
Frank S. Zárate, Jr., Ed.D.