Tuesday, February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016

Due to predicted bad weather, school closure at 1:30.  All sports and athletic events are canceled this evening.

Monday, February 22, 2016

OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT
Monday, February 22, 2016
 
Pray for Sister Elisa and Sister Jackie to be restored to Good Health.  Let us offer a Hail Mary
for our sisters as they prepare for their medical procedures.  Hail Mary……..

Birthdays:  Brooke Raziano’s birthday was yesterday Feb. 21

The February OLA Cafe Menu has changed. Please check the OLA
Website for the revised menu.

Tuesday’s Menu is Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Lunch Time Hall Traffic: Many Reports of students leaving the Cafeteria, Courtyard, and
Senior Lounge and wandering the hallways. Students are not allowed to leave your designated
cafeteria area without permission to work on a project with a teacher. Ladies should sign the
clipboard at the teacher table if they are leaving their designated lunch areas for school business. 
Violations will receive a detention.

Hallway Etiquette: Please do not use the entire hallway when walking to class. Please allow
space for students walking in the opposite direction.  Thank you for your courtesy to your
classmates.

ACT SPRING BOOT CAMPUS:  Pearl River Community College, Thursday March 24, 2016
from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration deadline, Tuesday March 1 @ 4 p.m.  Only 40 spots total are
Available so register early!  Great preparation for April 9, 2016.

SSC Movie Trivia Night:  Thursday Night, February 25, 7 p.m., SSC Resource
Center, Teams of Five per team.

Cheer Awards:  SSC Café, Monday, February 22.  Attire Church Appropriate.
Lost Items—we have a black garbage bag full of lost and founds items in Mrs. Gelpi’s office. 
Please come find your belongings!

There will be a school wide mass on Tuesday at 9:58.  Students need to wear dress oxford and
blazers or sweaters.  NO SWEATSHIRTS!!!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, February 17, 2016

Birthdays:  Josie Favre

The February OLA Cafe Menu has changed. Please check the OLA website for the revised menu.

Thursday Menu:  Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich, Mardi Gras Slaw, and Chips.

Sister Jackie and Sister Elisa are departing today for St. Louis to have some medical procedures done at a Mercy Hospital.  The Sisters expect to be out of town for approximately six weeks. Please remember Sister Elisa and Sister Jackie in your prayers.

PBJ Faculty Breakfast Thursday Morning 7:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge

Amtrak Historical Commuter Train Celebration:  OLA, SSC and Holy Trinity are invited to greet the Amtrak train at the Second Street Crossing at 10:22 tomorrow, Thursday morning.  If you would like to participate with your class, please leave campus at 10.  The train will stop for ten minutes at the depot 10:10 and departs at 10:20.  Our presence is requested to wave them by as the train passes.  We are asked to occupy both sides of the tracks.

Crescents Shine On:  Program today is at the beginning of second.  Please check your email for the videos that are needed for the activity.  Download in advance to avoid pauses in your programming.

SSC Fiesta Dance:  Grades 7 – 12, February 20th @ SSC Mall, 7-10, $5 entry.

Harlem Ambassadors versus Habit Hammerheads at OLA Gym on Sunday, February 21, at 2 p.m.  All admission fees will assist the local Habitat for Humanity organization.

ACT SPRING BOOT CAMPUS:  Pearl River Community College, Thursday March 24, 2016 from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration deadline, Tuesday March 1 @ 4 p.m.  Only 40 spots total are available so register early!  Great preparation for April 9, 2016.

Science Fair Regionals:  Any student who placed at science fair and would like to continue to regionals on March 1, see your science teacher or Mrs. Cranford TODAY! Important paper work must be completed today.


SSC Movie Trivia Night:  Thursday Night, February 25, 7 p.m., SSC Resource Center, Teams of Five per team.

Congratulations to our Basketball team and Coach Halley.  They played their final game last night and made a good showing.

Cheer Awards:  SSC Café, Monday, February 22.  Attire Church Appropriate.

Lost Items—We have a black garbage bag full of lost and founds items in Mrs. Gelpi’s office.  Please come fine your belongings!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016


OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Birthdays:  No Birthdays Today

The February OLA Cafe Menu has changed. Please check the OLA website for the revised menu.

Thursday Menu:  Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich, Mardi Gras Slaw, and Chips.

Sister Jackie and Sister Elisa are departing today for St. Louis to have some medical procedures done at a Mercy Hospital.  The Sisters expect to be out of town for approximately six weeks. Please remember Sister Elisa and Sister Jackie in your prayers.

PBJ Faculty Breakfast Thursday Morning 7:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge

SSC Fiesta Dance:  Grades 7 – 12, February 20th @ SSC Mall, 7-10, $5 entry.

Harlem Ambassadors versus Habit Hammerheads at OLA Gym on Sunday, February 21, at 2 p.m.  All admission fees will assist the local Habitat for Humanity organization.

ACT SPRING BOOT CAMPUS:  Pearl River Community College, Thursday March 24, 2016 from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration deadline, Tuesday March 1 @ 4 p.m.  Only 40 spots total are available so register early!  Great preparation for April 9, 2016.

Science Fair Regionals:  Any student who placed at science fair and would like to continue to regionals on March 1, see your science teacher or Mrs. Cranford TODAY! Important paper work must be completed today.

SSC Springhill Presentation:  Juniors and Seniors are invited to attend a presentation from Springhill College today during Second Lunch.  Please Grab your lunch and walk over to the SSC Cafeteria.

SSC Movie Trivia Night:  Thursday Night, February 25, 7 p.m., SSC Resource Center, Teams of Five per team.

Good luck to our basketball team as they play in the District finals this afternoon at Taylorsville against Richton.

Lost Items—We have a black garbage bag full of lost and founds items in Mrs. Gelpi’s office.  Please come fine your belongings!

Monday, February 15, 2016

OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

Monday, February 15, 2016

The February OLA Cafe Menu has changed. Please check the OLA website
for the revised menu.

Tomorrow's lunch is Hot Ham & Cheese Croissant with Buttery Dijon Poppy
Seed Sauce & Tri-color Italian Pasta Salad OR Salad Bar.

Sister Jackie will be on campus today as a goodbye visit.  Sister Jackie and Sister Elisa are departing tomorrow for St. Louis to have some medical procedures done at a Mercy Hospital.  The Sisters
expect to be out of town for approximately six weeks. Please remember Sister Elisa and Sister Jackie in your prayers.

Jr. Legislature Meeting:  Jr Youth Legislature meeting today after school in the lab.  3:35-4:30

Class Mass:  First Period Class Mass this morning immediately following
announcements in Holy Trinity.

Crescents Shine On Choice Sheet distribution during Wednesday activity period.  All classes remain in first period.

PBJ Faculty Breakfast Thursday Morning 7:45 in the Teacher’s Lounge

Class Presidents:  All Class presidents reminded to see Miss Chapman and begin working on
her project.

SSC Fiesta Dance:  Grades 7 – 12, February 20th @ SSC Mall, 7-10, $5 entry.

Harlem Ambassadors versus Habit Hammerheads at OLA Gym on Sunday, February 21, at 2
p.m.  All admission fees will assist the local Habitat for Humanity organization.

ACT SPRING BOOT CAMPUS:  Pearl River Community College, Thursday March 24, 2016 from
8:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration deadline, Tuesday March 1 @ 4 p.m.  Only 40 spots total are available so register early!  Great preparation for April 9, 2016.

Lost Items—We have a black garbage bag full of lost and founds items in Mrs. Gelpi’s office.
Please come fine your belongings!

OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

Friday, February 5, 2016

Daily Prayer for Catholic Schools Week  Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us the prime example of the importance of education. As disciples, we look to him for inspiration and strength. Thank you for the many sisters, brothers, priests, and laypeople who have dedicated their lives in service to our Catholic schools. Thank you for the teachers and administrators who sustain our schools today. Thank you for the parents who have given support and witness to the importance of Catholic education in their daily lives. Thank you for the students who work hard to further their education. Bless Our Lady Academy and the many people who advance our mission. May our building be a home for those who seek to grow in faith, knowledge, and service of others. May our community always support one another and exhibit hospitality to newcomers. Fill our minds with knowledge and wisdom. May our understanding of the world help us to grow in appreciation for it. Fill our hearts with gladness. May we always turn to you in times of need. Fill our hands with the tools we need to serve others. May we show them your unceasing love through our actions. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us. St. John Neumann, pray for us. Our Blessed Mother pray for us, and St. Joseph pray for us, St. Stanislaus pray for us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -

Class Presidents:  All Class presidents should report to Miss Chapman’s classroom today.
SSC Fiesta Dance:  Grades 7 – 12, February 20th @ SSC Mall, 7-10, $5 entry.
Congratulations to the math science team who competed at Mississippi college yesterday. The team placed third in the quiz bowl competition. The team was made of Mary Rimmer, Abby Koons, Abby Ladner, and Theresa Crowe. Individually, Quinn Cottone placed in the top ten in biology, while Diana Baroudi, Abby Koons, Abby Ladner, and Sarah Sandoz placed in the top twenty in biology.

Sister Jackie is receiving a pacemaker today to assist with some heart problems.  Please pray for her throughout your classes today.
Congratulations to Basketball girls last night on a Beautiful Senior Recognition Ceremony.  Thank you also for Cheerleaders support and performance last night.
ACT SPRING BOOT CAMPUS:  Pearl River Community College, Thursday March 24, 2016 from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration deadline, Tuesday March 1 @ 4 p.m.

Catholic School Week Activities
Catholic Schools Week – Theme:  Communities of Knowledge, Service, and Faith
Student Appreciation Day – Friday, Free Dress Day
Ø  Dress for Day – Jeans and Favorite OLA T-Shirt, School Shoes
Ø  Classes may attend Elementary Mardi Gras Parade, 9:30 a.m. at Teacher Discretion
Ø  Free Ice Cream Sundaes During Lunch, Hosted by Teachers

      Basketball, Friday, February 5 Away 6 p.m., Taylorsville

Please have a great winter break and return safely on Monday, February 15.

Thursday, February 4, 2016


OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Daily Prayer for Catholic Schools Week  Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us the prime example of the importance of education. As disciples, we look to him for inspiration and strength. Thank you for the many sisters, brothers, priests, and laypeople who have dedicated their lives in service to our Catholic schools. Thank you for the teachers and administrators who sustain our schools today. Thank you for the parents who have given support and witness to the importance of Catholic education in their daily lives. Thank you for the students who work hard to further their education. Bless Our Lady Academy and the many people who advance our mission. May our building be a home for those who seek to grow in faith, knowledge, and service of others. May our community always support one another and exhibit hospitality to newcomers. Fill our minds with knowledge and wisdom. May our understanding of the world help us to grow in appreciation for it. Fill our hearts with gladness. May we always turn to you in times of need. Fill our hands with the tools we need to serve others. May we show them your unceasing love through our actions. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us. St. John Neumann, pray for us. Our Blessed Mother pray for us, and St. Joseph pray for us, St. Stanislaus pray for us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -

Thursday Lunch:    Spiral Sliced Ham, Steamed Baby Carrots, Pineapple Casserole.

Rewards for Grades 10-12: Students will be recognized today during their religion classes for January attendance and behavior rewards.  Congratulations to the many students who earned the attendance/behavior reward for January.

Congratulations to Our OLA STAR Student and OLA STAR Teachers:  Quinn Cottone was named Star Student for Our Lady Academy for her score of 29 on her ACT.  Ms.  Sue Goggins was named Star Teacher.  Congratulations to Both.

Basketball Senior Night:  Please join us tonight to recognize our Senior Basketball players.  The Ceremonies to recognize seniors begins at 6.   Tonight we also have the cheerleaders scheduled to cheer and have invited our potential incoming students for school year 16-17.

New Student Open House:  Thank you to teachers and many Ambassadors and other students who assisted last night.  Principal Cuevas received many compliments for our girls.

Class Presidents:  All Class presidents should report to Miss Chapman’s classroom tomorrow morning.

Math Path:  There is no Math Path today.

SSC Fiesta Dance:  Grades 7 – 12, February 20th @ SSC Mall, 7-10, $5 entry.

ACT SPRING BOOT CAMPUS:  Pearl River Community College, Thursday March 24, 2016 from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m.  Registration deadline, Tuesday March 1 @ 4 p.m.

Campus Ministry Announcement:  Campus Ministry is hosting the Annual Baby Goods Drive for St. Gerard Women’s Center. Seventh and eighth graders should bring diapers and wipes.  Ninth and tenth students are being asked to bring bottles, pacifiers, bath supplies, and baby food; 11th and 12th students are being asked to bring baby clothes, baby blankets, socks and onesies.

Faculty Meeting Immediately After School Today—Several Important Items to be Discussed.

Catholic School Week Activities
Catholic Schools Week – Theme:  Communities of Knowledge, Service, and Faith

Ø  Faculty Appreciation Day – Thursday, Lunch in Teacher’s Lounge, During Fourth and Fifth Lunch,—Hosted by Parent

 

Student Appreciation Day – Friday, Free Dress Day
Ø  Dress for Day – Jeans and Favorite OLA T-Shirt, School Shoes
Ø  Classes may attend Elementary Mardi Gras Parade, 9:30 a.m. at Teacher Discretion
Ø  Free Ice Cream Sundaes During Lunch, Hosted by Teach
 
  Basketball, Friday, February 5 Away 6 p.m., Taylorsville

Tuesday, February 2, 2016


OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Daily Prayer for Catholic Schools Week  Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us the prime example of the importance of education. As disciples, we look to him for inspiration and strength. Thank you for the many sisters, brothers, priests, and laypeople who have dedicated their lives in service to our Catholic schools. Thank you for the teachers and administrators who sustain our schools today. Thank you for the parents who have given support and witness to the importance of Catholic education in their daily lives. Thank you for the students who work hard to further their education. Bless Our Lady Academy and the many people who advance our mission. May our building be a home for those who seek to grow in faith, knowledge, and service of others. May our community always support one another and exhibit hospitality to newcomers. Fill our minds with knowledge and wisdom. May our understanding of the world help us to grow in appreciation for it. Fill our hearts with gladness. May we always turn to you in times of need. Fill our hands with the tools we need to serve others. May we show them your unceasing love through our actions. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us. St. John Neumann, pray for us. Our Blessed Mother pray for us, and St. Joseph pray for us, St. Stanislaus pray for us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -

Thursday Lunch:    Spiral Sliced Ham, Steamed Baby Carrots, Pineapple Casserole.

SECOND NINE WEEK HONOR ROLL:  Congratulations to the Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll Recipient.  Congratulations on your breakfast this morning.

SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS:  Congratulations to the students who were a Science Fair Winner.  The Names for each category are listed in the hallway in the Science Department.

Rewards for Grades 10-12: Students will be recognized tomorrow during their religion classes for January attendance and behavior rewards.  Please check the lists for your names with your religion teachers.

New Student Open House:  Tonight from 5 – 7.  Thank you to many Ambassadors and other students who will be assisting.

Campus Ministry Announcement:  Campus Ministry is hosting the Annual Baby Goods Drive for St. Gerard Women’s Center. Seventh and eighth graders should bring diapers and wipes.  Ninth and tenth students are being asked to bring bottles, pacifiers, bath supplies, and baby food; 11th and 12th students are being asked to bring baby clothes, baby blankets, socks and onesies.

PTO STUDENT COOKIES:  Student’s whose parents attended PTO will receive cookies tomorrow during lunch.  Please be sure to claim your cookie by checking your name off the list.

Diamond Girls Tryouts:  Trying for the 2016 SSC Diamond Girls will be held on February 4 at 3:45 in Blaise Gym Room 103.

 

Catholic School Week Activities

Catholic Schools Week – Theme:  Communities of Knowledge, Service, and Faith

Tri-School’s Mass – Wednesday at 9:54; St. Stanislaus Gym

Student Dress Oxfords, Blazers or Sweater, No Sweat Shirts for Mass

Ø  Recognize Faculty with Greatest Years of Catholic Education Experience

Ø  Tuition and Registration Packets Distributed to Students

 

Open House – Interested New Families – Wednesday from 5-7

Ø  All Teachers, Clubs, and Athletic Groups Present

 

Ø  Faculty Appreciation Day – Thursday, Lunch in Teacher’s Lounge, During Fourth and Fifth Lunch,—Hosted by Parent

 

Student Appreciation Day – Friday, Free Dress Day

Ø  Dress for Day – Jeans and Favorite OLA T-Shirt, School Shoes

Ø  Classes may attend Elementary Mardi Gras Parade, 9:30 a.m. at Teacher Discretion

Ø  Free Ice Cream Sundaes During Lunch, Hosted by Teachers

 

      Basketball Tuesday, February 4, Senior Night, OLA against Mize, 6 p.m.

      Basketball, Friday, February 5 Away 6 p.m., Taylorsville

OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

February 2, 2016


Daily Prayer for Catholic Schools Week  Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us the prime example of the importance of education. As disciples, we look to him for inspiration and strength. Thank you for the many sisters, brothers, priests, and laypeople who have dedicated their lives in service to our Catholic schools. Thank you for the teachers and administrators who sustain our schools today. Thank you for the parents who have given support and witness to the importance of Catholic education in their daily lives. Thank you for the students who work hard to further their education. Bless Our Lady Academy and the many people who advance our mission. May our building be a home for those who seek to grow in faith, knowledge, and service of others. May our community always support one another and exhibit hospitality to newcomers. Fill our minds with knowledge and wisdom. May our understanding of the world help us to grow in appreciation for it. Fill our hearts with gladness. May we always turn to you in times of need. Fill our hands with the tools we need to serve others. May we show them your unceasing love through our actions. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us. St. John Neumann, pray for us. Our Blessed Mother pray for us, and St. Joseph pray for us, St. Stanislaus pray for us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -

Wednesday Lunch:    Demsey’s Mack and Cheese, Corn, Oven Fried Okay

Early Dismissal Notes:  Ladies, early dismissal notes need to be submitted prior to your first period class starts.  Anyone coming for early dismissal after the morning sign in will not be excused.

Campus Ministry Announcement:  Campus Ministry is hosting the Annual Baby Goods Drive for St. Gerard Women’s Center. Seventh and eighth graders should bring diapers and wipes.  Ninth and tenth students are being asked to bring bottles, pacifiers, bath supplies, and baby food; 11th and 12th students are being asked to bring baby clothes, baby blankets, socks and onsies.

PTO STUDENT COOKIES:  Student’s whose parents attended PTO will receive cookies tomorrow during lunch.  Please be sure to claim your cookie by checking your name off the list.

Diamond Girls Tryouts:  Trying for the 2016 SSC Diamond Girls will be held on February 4 at 3:45 in Blaise Gym Room 103.

PLC MEETINGS FOR TEACHERS TODAY


 

 

      Basketball Tuesday, February 4, Senior Night, OLA against Mize, 6 p.m.

      Basketball, Friday, February 5 Away 6 p.m., Taylorsville

OUR LADY ACADEMY MORNING ANNOUNCEMENT

February 1, 2016

Birthdays: 

Daily Prayer for Catholic Schools Week  Almighty Father, You sent forth your Son as a beacon of hope for all people. As Teacher, he has given us the prime example of the importance of education. As disciples, we look to him for inspiration and strength. Thank you for the many sisters, brothers, priests, and laypeople who have dedicated their lives in service to our Catholic schools. Thank you for the teachers and administrators who sustain our schools today. Thank you for the parents who have given support and witness to the importance of Catholic education in their daily lives. Thank you for the students who work hard to further their education. Bless Our Lady Academy and the many people who advance our mission. May our building be a home for those who seek to grow in faith, knowledge, and service of others. May our community always support one another and exhibit hospitality to newcomers. Fill our minds with knowledge and wisdom. May our understanding of the world help us to grow in appreciation for it. Fill our hearts with gladness. May we always turn to you in times of need. Fill our hands with the tools we need to serve others. May we show them your unceasing love through our actions. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us. St. John Neumann, pray for us. Our Blessed Mother pray for us, and St. Joseph pray for us, St. Stanislaus pray for us. In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen. -

Tuesday Lunch:    Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Grilled boneless chicken breast your choice of tomato, lettuce, or pickles Italian Pasta Salad Chips, or Salad Bay

Early Dismissal Notes:  Ladies, early dismissal notes need to be submitted prior to your first period class starts.  Anyone coming for early dismissal after the morning sign in will not be excused.

Campus Ministry Announcement:  Campus Ministry is hosting the Annual Baby Goods Drive for St. Gerard Women’s Center. Seventh and eighth graders should bring diapers and wipes.  Ninth and tenth students are being asked to bring bottles, pacifiers, bath supplies, and baby food; 11th and 12th students are being asked to bring baby clothes, baby blankets, socks and onsies.

Jr. Youth Leg today in the computer lab.  Please bring your bill ideas and be ready to research.  The meeting will end at 4:30 so plan transportation accordingly.

Herf Jones will be back to take class ring orders on Tuesday, February 2 before school in the cafeteria.  Please bring a deposit of $60 at this time to order your ring.

Faculty Meeting today After School:  Topic:  Catholic Schools Week.

PLC Meetings on Tuesday for Teachers

       Basketball Tuesday, February 4, Senior Night, OLA against Mize, 6 p.m.

      Basketball, Friday, February 5 Away 6 p.m., Taylorsville

Monday, February 1, 2016



HAPPY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK
TO ALL


Activities for the Week


Tri-School’s Mass – Wednesday at 9:54; St. Stanislaus Gym
Recognize Faculty with Greatest Years of Catholic Education Experience
Tuition and Registration Packets Distributed to Students

Open House – Interested New Families – Wednesday from 5-7
All Teachers, Clubs, and Athletic Groups Present
 
Faculty Appreciation Day – Thursday, Lunch in Teacher’s Lounge, During Fourth and Fifth Lunch,—Hosted by Parent

Student Appreciation Day – Friday, Free Dress Day
Dress for Day – Jeans and Favorite OLA T-Shirt, School Shoes
Classes may attend Elementary Mardi Gras Parade, 9:30 a.m. at Teacher Discretion
Free Ice Cream Sundaes During Lunch, Hosted by Teachers