Middle school students at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School capped their week of mid-year exams with a morning of service. Following an Advent Prayer Service on the last day of school before Christmas break, students embarked on various service activities both on and off campus. Sixth grade students made activity booklets for patients [...]
In December, fifth grade students planted a daffodil garden as part of the Daffodil Project. The goal of the Daffodil Project is to build a living Holocaust memorial by planting 1.5 million daffodils around the world to commemorate the 1.5 million children murdered during the Holocaust. The daffodil flower represents the yellow Star of David [...]
At the beginning of each year, we gather as a school to express our patriotism with a flag raising ceremony. Eighth grade students prepare and raise the flag, and the school community joins together in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and singing the National Anthem. The event is simple, respectful, and powerful.
The Archdiocese of Atlanta concluded National Catholic Schools Week with the Archbishop's Banquet for Catholic Education. Recognition awards were presented to the outstanding employee from each of the 18 Archdiocesan and 5 independent Catholic schools. Ms. Kelly Senay was selected by her peers as the recipient of this honor for OLA Catholic School this year. [...]
As part of Catholic Schools Week, students made posters depicting how OLA serves our community. The posters captured the various programs through which we hope to help those in need, both locally and around the world, as well as the heart at the core of these initiatives.
One of the activities for Catholic Schools Week at OLA is "Penny Wars." Students donate pennies to their homeroom to earn “points” for their class and may sabotage other classrooms by bringing in nickels, dimes, quarters, and bills. All of the donations benefit Sam’s House, an orphanage in Nepal. This year's Penny War yielded a [...]
From Sunday, January 25 through Saturday, January 31, we enjoyed National Catholic Schools Week (CSW), our annual celebration of what makes education at OLA Catholic School outstanding. We launched the week with the Educators' Mass at OLA Church. During the week, students, parents, faculty, and staff enjoyed various events and activities centered on recognizing and appreciating [...]