OUR LADY OF CHARITY SCHOOL WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
May 27, 2022
Dear Parents, Please remember to take a few minutes to pray with your children for the victims of the violence in Uvalde, Texas. See our school website or Facebook page for additional tips for parents. This Memorial Day weekend, we honor and pray for the men and women who have courageously laid down their lives for our freedom. May God grant them mercy and welcome them into His heavenly kingdom (NCEA).
Congratulations to our graduating 8th graders, OLC Class of 2022! God bless them as they begin their high school journey. Olympic Day this week was a big hit! I would like to thank these three: 1. Mrs. Peg Sweeney for making it possible! 2. You parents, for all your generous donations of time and food! 3. The 8th grade class, for their leadership and maturity!
Be sure to keep your PowerSchool email address, phone number, and mailing address up to date. For School Messenger emails, PowerSchool automatically pulls from the “Guardian Email Address” listing, so please look at that.
Our lost and found is packed. If your child misplaced an item at school, stop in to have a look (room 104).
Students may come out of uniform on the last day of school, June 3 (no charge).
Refer a new family to OLC, and we will waive your tuition for one month next school year. The new family must enroll a child to qualify for the waiver.
Take advantage of the summer months to update your VIRTUS training so you can volunteer next year.
The school supply list for next school year will be emailed to you in the next couple of weeks.
Our summer office hours begin on Monday, June 6: Mon. - Thurs., 8:00 - 12:00.
Summer School dates are June 7 - 30, Mon. - Thurs., from 8:00 - 2:00. Before and after care is available. Call or visit us to register. Registration forms were distributed to students earlier this week.
Health records required for next school year:
Preschool Kindergarten 2nd grade 6th grade & New students Medical (physical) and dental examinations Medical (physical), dental, and vision exams Questions about financial aid, tuition, payment dates, or refunds should be directed to the operations office. This office is staffed on Mondays and Thursdays, and can also be reached by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8th grade graduation is on Wed., June 1, at 7pm in the church. Each graduate may invite up to 7 guests. If you would like to bring additional guests, please call the school office.
Tuition rates for next year reflect a 3% increase from this school year. Tuition 2022-2023: 1 student: $5956 2 students: $9,206 3 students: $12,094 4 students: $ 14,214
Walk-a-thon update: Thank you to everyone who participated! The students had a great time. The count is in: students raised a total of $2,612 for our school. We look forward to making this a yearly event.
Preschool: If you know anybody who is interested in preschool, we still have a few spots left. The only requirements for preschool are that the child must be 3 years old before September 1 and be fully toilet trained. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Candelaria Rosales in room 104.
Important dates: Friday, May 27: today is the last day of school for 8th graders Monday, May 30: Memorial Day, no school Wednesday, June 1: 8th grade graduation in church at 7:00 pm Thursday, June 2: last school Mass of the year for students in grades K - 7. Fr. Waldemar will preside. Parents may attend; last day of the school lunch program Friday, June 3: last day of school for students in grades PK - 7; 11:30 dismissal Tuesday, June 7: summer school begins (registration form will be available in the next couple of days)
Yours in Christ, Frank S. Zárate, Jr.,
Ed.D. Principal (708) 652-0262