OLA students worked very hard to collect and recycle glue sticks and bottles as well as diaper wipe containers to accumulate 4,850 points from TerraCycle! These points were redeemed to the following organizations to improve the lives of needy people around the world: Heifer International will provide a goose to three hungry family in a [...]
For a couple of years, OLA has had a school-wide program of respect called “HATS.” HATS is an acronym for Helpful And Thoughtful Students, and HATS recognition is given to students, faculty, and staff for acts of kindness, helpfulness, and thoughtfulness. The wearing of different hats serves to remind us of the uniqueness of each [...]
Happy America Recycles Day! The members of OLA Catholic School's recycling club do their part every week to help keep America beautiful.
So very proud of Girl Scout Troop #1152, who collected books for the Assistance League of Atlanta (ALA) Book Drive. ALA, which had a goal of gathering 5,000 books for children 12 and younger, ended up collecting over 7,000 new and unmarked or like-new books. The OLA Girl Scout troop gathered over 800 of those [...]
On September 24, OLA School held its Fourth Annual Day of Service. This day is dedicated exclusively to service activities. Students in all grades participated in age-appropriate projects, both on and off campus, serving twenty organizations. For example, fifth and sixth grade students packaged 10,000 non-perishable meals for school-aged children in Africa. Third and fourth [...]
The faculty, staff, and students of OLA were saddened by the tragedy of the people in the Philippines. The devastation is unimaginable to us. On Friday, November 22, the OLA Student Council sponsored an out of uniform day to benefit the relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan. Every student who brought in a minimum of $1 [...]