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Updated: Dec 11, 2023

December 7, 2023

Dear Parents,

We are blessed to have received funds from the State this year that allowed us to purchase new student desks, tables, and chairs for all classrooms, preschool to 8th grade. The new desks and chairs for grades 1 - 8 are now assembled and in place, thanks to the help of several dads. Grandparents and VIPs will have a chance to see the new furniture on Tuesday. We also have new lunch tables and library furnishings. Do stop by after school when you can to check out our ultra-modern look!

Santa’s Secret Shop returns to OLC next week on Tues, Wed, and Thurs.. The shop is a great learning experience for young people: planning gift items, budgeting, counting money, making change, etc. The shop hours will be sent to you next week.

Early bird registration for the 2024-2025 school year will be from February 12 until March 15, 2024. The early bird registration fee is $220. After March 15, the rate will be $440. The FACTS (financial assistance) Grant and Aid Application will open February 12.

Tuition 2024 - 2025 School Year

1 child $6,567

2 children $10,146

3 children $13,334

4 children $15,672

All school Mass this coming Sunday, Dec. 10, at noon. The 5th grade class will serve refreshments after Mass in Halpin Hall. All OLC families are encouraged to join their classmates for this liturgy. Students who are present will receive a one day dress down pass for Monday.

Join us for noon Mass followed by a special event for grandparents or any other VIPs on Tues., Dec. 12, at noon. This is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. We will have a reenactment of the apparition of the Virgin to St. Juan Diego at Tepeyac Hill, as performed by our 3rd and 4th graders during Mass. Each student in grades K - 8 should invite one grandparent or other VIP to school for Mass, as well as for an interview, photos, refreshments, and for a look at our new school furnishings. VIPs may include an aunt, uncle, older sibling, adult family friend, etc.

All school Christmas Concert: Wed., Dec. 13, 6:30 PM in church.

Our Christmas party that was planned for Dec. 15 has been canceled.

Preschoolers enjoyed their trip to the Field Museum this week. Every child loves a dinosaur!

Yours in Christ,

Frank S. Zarate, Jr., Ed.D.


(708) 652-0262


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