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September 17 Newsletter


Dear Parents,

We are sad to announce the departure from OLC of our School Secretary, Mrs. Norma Avalos, on Fri., Oct. 1. We will miss her very much and wish her God’s blessings in all her endeavors. Mrs. Avalos has served the families and the staff of our school faithfully for nearly nine years. Please wish her well when you see or speak to her.

Springfield: 8th graders will take a field trip to Springfield on Oct. 21. We will visit the Lincoln Museum, Lincoln’s home and Lincoln’s Tomb, and the new State Capitol, among other sites. Cost is $20!

Parent-Teacher Conferences are on Oct. 7 and 8. They will be in-person or via Zoom, your choice; more information forthcoming.

If your child is in Band: pick him or her up in the lunchroom after practice. Enter via the “aftercare door” located on 57th Court at the northeast corner of the church building. Please label school sweatshirts and sweaters with your child’s name. We have collected several that were left behind.

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

Required health records due next Friday! Preschool Kindergarten 2nd grade 6th grade New student Medical (physical) and dental examinations Medical (physical), dental, and vision exams Dental exam Medical (physical) and dental exams Medical (physical) and dental exams

Volunteer hours are mandatory: do your VIRTUS training!

Important dates: Thursday, September 23: All school Mass at 1:00, grades 1 - 8. Parents are invited. Friday, September 24: No school; teacher institute day

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 11:30am.

Yours in Christ, Frank S. Zárate, Jr., Ed.D. Principal (708) 652-0262


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