• Frank Zárate

March 26, 2021

Updated: May 7

Dear Parents,

Don’t forget our Easter raffle! The drawing will be held immediately following the noon Mass on Easter Sunday. Each ticket costs $5, and each family received five tickets to sell by April 1.

See this link here for some fun at-home Lenten activities for you and your OLC student.

If your family is traveling out of state during Easter vacation, please call the school for the latest travel quarantine guidelines: 708 652-0262 ext. 201.

Summer School: We are planning it now. The dates are June 14 - July 15, Mon. - Thurs., from 8am - 2pm. Before and after care will be available. The registration fee is $40; tuition is $325. This will be a summer enrichment program, with academics included.

Important dates:

Wednesday, March 31: Reconciliation for 2nd graders, 8:30am; parents do not have to be present.

Thursday, April 1: “Grab-and-go” snack packs will be distributed to all students at dismissal. These packs are being distributed free of charge to students throughout the diocese.

Friday, April 2: Good Friday; Easter break begins (school resumes April 12)

Thursday, April 22: We are having a virtual meeting with parents on the topic of “Helping parents navigate the digital generation” at 7pm via Zoom. This 45 minute meeting (in English) is open to any OLC parent and any other adult you would like to invite. Our presenters, from Project B3, will identify best practices for parents in this new digital generation. You will gain a better understanding of how your child engages online, and learn to implement a less restrictive approach to mentoring them. The presentation will include a review of top trends on social media. Look for registration info as the date approaches.

Friday, May 7: confirmation for 6th graders at 7pm. The child’s sponsor and two guests may attend. The ceremony will be in the church.

Saturday, May 8: first holy Communion at 9am in the church. NOTE THE TIME CHANGE! Each family will have one pew to accommodate the student and four guests.

Palm Sunday this weekend! OLC has Masses on Mar. 27 at 4pm and 6pm, and on Mar. 28 at 9am, 10:15am, and noon. Call 708 863-1207 ext. 1 to register. Bring your OLC student and set the example!

Yours in Christ,

Frank S. Zárate, Jr., Ed.D.

Principal

(708) 652-0262

fzarate@archchicago.org

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