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October 1st, 2021

Dear Parents, Physical, vision, and dental forms are due now. There will be a school exclusion date by law later this month for students not in compliance.

Is your child in After care? If you need to contact someone in After care, email Ms. Mullins: mmullins@olc- She monitors her email constantly during After care.

Are you good with money? We need counters to count parish funds: Mondays at 8am. Email me if you can volunteer. This is a long term volunteer opportunity (at least ‘till May).

Picture day is Tues., Oct. 5. Students must wear their formal uniform. Details were emailed last Tuesday. Parent-Teacher Conferences are on Oct. 7 and 8. They will be in-person or via Zoom, your choice. Sign-up information will be sent to you in a separate email.

Art Club! We have a new 7th - 8th grade Art Club meeting on Oct. 14 and on every Thursday thereafter, from 3:00 - 4:00. There is a $10 monthly fee for materials.

Please welcome our new school secretary, Mr. Pedro Infante. Mr Infante previously worked at St. Genevieve Parish on the Northwest Side of Chicago.

Masks: Students should have 4 - 5 masks at school on any given day. Does your son or daughter have these? Volunteer hours are mandatory; for VIRTUS training, see our website:

St. Laurence High School will be hosting an Open House on Sunday, October 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will include academic and financial aid presentations, student-led tours and areas to learn more about academics, athletics, arts, activities and more. Please visit to sign up.

Important dates:

Tuesday, October 5: School picture day (see above) Wednesday, October 6: Early dismissal (30 minutes before the regular time)

Thursday and Friday, October 7 - 8: Parent-Teacher conferences (see above); all students will be dismissed at 11:30. Monday, October 11: no school Thursday, November 11: High School Fair at OLC, 6:00 - 7:30 pm. All the area Catholic high schools will have representatives to talk to parents and students in Halpin Hall. Yours in Christ, Frank S. Zárate, Jr., Ed.D. Principal (708) 652-0262


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