Totes 2 Tots Collection

This coming year, our school will once again support a local charity called Totes 2 Tots, an initiative that serves foster children. Please bring any gently-used backpacks and luggage you have on hand and no longer need or use to Meet and Greet on Tuesday, August 8, for the Totes 2 Tots program. All too [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Service, Home & School Association|0 Comments

Mini Day of Service for Middle School Students

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 [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Service|0 Comments

Daffodil Project

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 [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Service|0 Comments

Flag Raising

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.

By | September 9th, 2015|Service|0 Comments

Penny Wars

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 [...]

By | February 2nd, 2015|Service|0 Comments

Adopt-a-Family

For many years, our school has supported Catholic Charities' Refugee Resettlement Program with the Adopt-a-Family project. Parent-volunteer "Spiritual Angels" visit classrooms to explain how OLA, through Catholic Charities, can help refugee families. Our generous parents donate items fulfilling basic needs, and we pray together for these families as they start their new lives.

By | December 14th, 2014|Service|0 Comments

Adopt a Family 2014

For many years, our school has supported Catholic Charities' Refugee Resettlement Program with the Adopt-a-Family project. Parent-volunteer "Spiritual Angels" visit classrooms to explain how OLA, through Catholic Charities, can help refugee families. Our generous parents donate items fulfilling basic needs, and we pray together for these families as they start their new lives. [...]

By | December 6th, 2014|Service|0 Comments