Ms. Xernona Clayton Visits OLA

This morning, students in grades two through eight enjoyed a presentation by Ms. Xernona Clayton, an African-American civil rights leader and pioneering broadcasting executive. Ms. Clayton worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King and is the founder, president, and CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation, which highlights African American accomplishments [...]

By | January 14th, 2015|Fine Arts|0 Comments

Spelling Bee Champions

Each year, students in grades four through eight compete in homeroom-level spelling bees. The top two students from each class go on to compete in a school-level spelling bee. Congratulations to all of these students, especially our two fifth grade students who placed first and second in the school-level competition. The first place winner will [...]

By | January 14th, 2015|Fine Arts|0 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest

Congratulations to these students for their entries, selected to represent OLA in the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and poster contest. Both students will be recognized at the MLK Youth Celebration on January 18, 2015, at St. Peter Claver Regional Catholic School. 

By | December 17th, 2014|Fine Arts|0 Comments

Christmas Concert

Today, we enjoyed a fabulous Christmas concert by our students in grades four through eight. Special thanks and congratulations to Mr. Coheley and Ms. Flowers for their phenomenal leadership of our music program!

By | December 6th, 2014|Fine Arts|0 Comments

Piccadilly Puppets Company Visit

On Tuesday, the Piccadilly Puppets Company introduced our first and second grade students to the history, lifestyle, and religious practices of Georgia’s earliest inhabitants—the Cherokee. Students had a great time learning about the Cherokee creation story, the achievements of this noble tribe, and the journey remembered today as the Trail of Tears.

By | November 14th, 2014|Fine Arts, Classrooms|0 Comments

Middle School Students Create Art Installation

Middle school students created an installation based on the artwork of Robert Bradford, which is displayed in the main hallway of OLA. Bradford is a British artist who utilizes plastic toys as a medium to create large-scale sculptures. His artwork recycles the joy of childhood into modern statement pieces of art. The American flag created [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Fine Arts|0 Comments

Students Sing at Town Brookhaven

OLA students participated in Town Brookhaven's "Holiday on the Town" on Wednesday, December 11. Students from all grades sang a variety of Christmas songs after the lighting of the Christmas tree in the town square. [justified_image_grid ng_gallery=18]    

By | December 16th, 2013|Fine Arts|0 Comments