Just a friendly reminder that all treat bags and Valentine’s cards that your child distributes to classmates are not to contain any food, candy or chocolates. If your child wishes to hand out small gifts (not just cards), then we encourage non-food items like Valentine’s pencils, stickers, erasers, etc. If your child brings a special snack on that day for him/herself, we remind students that ... Continue reading "Valentine’s Day Reminder"
The Healthy Schools Committee will be introducing a new initiative this month called the Healthy Snack. The goal of this initiative is to introduce children to fruit or vegetable snacks that they might not be familiar with. The food will be chosen by our Healthy Schools student class ambassadors and the Healthy Schools Committee.
On February 6th, 2018 your child(ren) ... Continue reading "A Message from the Healthy Schools Committee"
Healthy students are better learners!
Jump Rope for Heart will bring heart-healthy fun to OLA on February 27th, 2018.
Designed for students in elementary school, Jump Rope for Heart offers much more than a great day of fun. The event will help to:
- Motivate kids to get active.
- Reinforce healthy habits like healthy eating ... Continue reading "Healthy Schools News: Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart Event"
With First Term Report Cards coming home February 13th, it is important to remember that the purpose of assessment, evaluation and reporting is to improve student learning. The Growing Success document updates and clarifies the best practices and techniques teachers use to collect and share information with parents and students. Students, parents and teachers are partners in the learning and assessment process.
Teachers ... Continue reading "Term 1 Report Cards"
The Student Council members are excited to organize Valentine Candygrams at OLA. The candygrams will be sold on February 5, 6 and 7th for $1.00. All proceeds will be donated to ShareLife.
Students who wish to purchase a candygram for a friend, will receive a note where they can write a message and sign their name. The notes will be ... Continue reading "Valentine Candy Grams"
Think of all of the health benefits when we resolve to move more in our day. Our spirit is lifted, blood circulation improves, energy levels increase, academic achievement improves, we have fewer cravings, and benefit from better quality of sleep. ParticipACTION offers some fantastic suggestions to help keep those healthy new year’s resolutions.