During the month of December, in the time of Advent, we will reflect on the virtue of Hope. Hope is the virtue by which we place our trust in Christ’s promises and rely not on our own strength alone, but on the grace of the Holy Spirit. Advent is a time of patient and prayerful waiting for the coming of Jesus at Christmas. We are ... Continue reading "Christmas Festivities at OLA"
We encourage all students to experience their recess outdoor breaks in an enjoyable and safe manner. We would like to remind students that there are four very important rules to follow in the school yard:
NO CONTACT RULE: Students are not allowed to play any games or be involved in any activities that involve physical contact. They must keep their hands and feet ... Continue reading "Recess Safety"
Please keep in mind that students go outdoor for recesses, two 15 minute and one 40 minute break, unless there is a severe weather warning. The procedures in Policy 221, Extreme Weather, requires Catholic School Councils to determine the extreme cold temperature, with wind chill at the beginning of each school year. The OLA Catholic School Council has agreed upon –18C for this school year. ... Continue reading "Preparing for the Changing Weather"
The Intermediate girls’ and boys’ volleyball tryouts started at the beginning of October and the teams have been training ever since. Thank you to all the girls who tried out and congratulations to the following who successfully made the team: Adriana G., Isabel L., Brianna P., Gabriella C., Bianca S., Mikayla A., Jaiden P., Cara L., Chelsea L., Angelina V., Hailey C. The girls are ... Continue reading "Intermediate All Star Volleyball Teams"
The staff at OLA is committed to enabling all students to reach their potential and to succeed. We understand that every student is unique and each must have opportunities to achieve success according to his or her own interests, abilities, and goals. The Ministry of Education has defined high expectations and standards for graduation, while introducing a range of options that allow students to learn ... Continue reading "Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting"