Category Archives: School News

5-20 Update from Mr. Falk

  • No Hot Lunches Next Week
    • During the final week of school, there will be NO HOT LUNCHES SERVED from the cafeteria
    • There will be NO BREAKFAST SERVED on Thursday, 5-26 and Friday, 5-27
  • Last Week of School
    • The week of May 23-27 will feature picnics for the classes as well as other special events.  Please pay attention to any emails and messages about these events from the teachers.
    • Sports Day (Field Day) will be on Thursday, May 26.  Students should dress comfortably that day as they’ll be playing outside.
    • May 27 will be a half day and students will be dismissed at 11:30am
  • Water Bottles
    • Make sure to send your students to school with a water bottle!  It can be reusable or just a disposable plastic water bottle.  There are no water fountains in the school but there are bottle fillers.
  • Fall Sports Registration
  • Uniform Shorts
    • For the month of May, students are permitted to wear khaki or navy blue shorts.  Cargo shorts with side pockets are not permitted. All other aspects of the dress code remain the same.  Please refer to the Parent/Student Handbook (page 16) for specific details about this policy.
  • Reregistration for 2022-2023
    • Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is still open.  If you need another copy of the registration packet or have questions about any of the state scholarships, please let me know.

5-13 Update from Mr. Falk

  • Last Week of School
    • The week of May 23-27 will feature picnics for the classes as well as other special events.  Please pay attention to any emails and messages about these events from the teachers.
    • The 8th graders will be playing volleyball against the teachers on Friday, May 20.  (we all know that the teachers will win but the students insisted on playing anyway)
    • Sports Day (Field Day) will be on Thursday, May 26.  Students should dress comfortably that day as they’ll be playing outside.
    • May 27 will be a half day and students will be dismissed at 11:30am
  • PTU Mother/Son Dance tonight!
    • The PTU Mother/Son Dance is tonight in Linus Hall from 7pm to 9pm.  You can still pay at the door if you haven’t registered.  Cost is $5 unless you are a PTU member.
  • Fall Sports Registration
  • Uniform Shorts
    • For the month of May, students are permitted to wear khaki or navy blue shorts.  Cargo shorts with side pockets are not permitted. All other aspects of the dress code remain the same.  Please refer to the Parent/Student Handbook (page 16) for specific details about this policy.
  • Reregistration for 2022-2023
    • Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is still open.  If you need another copy of the registration packet or have questions about any of the state scholarships, please let me know.
  • Scholarship Deadline – May 13
    • Scholarship applications and proof of address documents for the 2022-2023 school year need to be turned in to OLA by Friday, May 13.  If you need help with the application paperwork.  Please email me and I’ll let you know what documents need to be turned in so that we can submit them to the state.

5-6 Update from Mr. Falk

  • Fall Sports Registration
  • Uniform Shorts
    • For the month of May, students are permitted to wear khaki or navy blue shorts.  Cargo shorts with side pockets are not permitted. All other aspects of the dress code remain the same.  Please refer to the Parent/Student Handbook (page 16) for specific details about this policy.
  • Reregistration for 2022-2023
    • Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is still open.  If you need another copy of the registration packet or have questions about any of the state scholarships, please let me know.
  • Scholarship Deadline – May 13
    • Scholarship applications and proof of address documents for the 2022-2023 school year need to be turned in to OLA by Friday, May 13.  If you need help with the application paperwork.  Please email me and I’ll let you know what documents need to be turned in so that we can submit them to the state.
  • PTU Mother/Son dance on Friday, May 13
    • The PTU is looking for people to help out with the Mother/Son dance.  If you’re able to help lend a hand, please let them know.  You can email them at ptu@olangels.org
    • If you would like to attend the dance and you lost your sign-up form, please email ptu@olangels.org to let them know that you are interested in attending. Cost for the event is $5 if you are not a PTU member.  PTU members may participate for free.

4-29 Update from Mr. Falk

  • Lunch/Breakfast orders for May
  • Uniform Shorts
    • Starting Monday, students are permitted to wear khaki or navy blue shorts.  Cargo shorts with side pockets are not permitted. All other aspects of the dress code remain the same.  Please refer to the Parent/Student Handbook (page 16) for specific details about this policy.
  • Reregistration for 2022-2023
    • Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is still open.  If you need another copy of the registration packet or have questions about any of the state scholarships, please let me know.
  • Scholarship Deadline – May 13
    • Scholarship applications and proof of address documents for the 2022-2023 school year need to be turned in to OLA by Friday, May 13.  If you need help with the application paperwork.  Please email me and I’ll let you know what documents need to be turned in so that we can submit them to the state.
  • No School – May 3
    • OLA will be closed on Tuesday, May 3 because of the local elections scheduled for that day.
  • Pizza Day  – May 4
    • Wednesday, May 4th is not a compressed day but hot lunches will not be served like normal in the school cafeteria. If you would like to purchase pizza at $1 per slice for your student and haven’t turned in your payment and order form, let the office know ASAP.  Otherwise, students should pack their lunch for the day.
  • PTU Mother/Son dance
    • The PTU is looking for people to help out with the Mother/Son dance on May 13.  If you’re able to help lend a hand, please let them know.  You can email them at ptu@olangels.org

April update from Ms. Stary

Welcome back to Room 20!  April has been a great month!  We started the month with a field trip to Camp Chris.  We learned a lot, but we also had a great time!  We were bummed when we couldn’t go to camp for a second day, but our teachers planned camp-like activities for to do at school, and our parents provided us with a great luncheon buffet!

We recently finished writing essays about famous women and people we admire in English class. After spring break is over, we’ll be moving on to writing poetry.  We’ll also be MAP testing again after the break!

We finished Chapter 7 on algebraic expressions.  Miss Stary announced that the 6th grade has another new Math Wizard!  We’re starting Chapter 8; learning about algebraic equations and inequalities in Math class.

The school year is quickly coming to an end, but we’re not giving up yet!  We’re getting set for that final push and finishing up the work that needs to get done before Field Day and our end of the year picnic!

April Update from Mrs. Neider

The 7th grade class has been reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry over the past few weeks. They just finished up projects related to the book and they came out great! They worked very hard and they really showed their amazing creativity. The pictures are of the students and their projects.

April Update from Mr. Crawford

6th Science/Health – We finished our projects about famous African American Scientists, students created Environmental Awareness posters for ‘Right to Read Week,’ and we are currently finishing up with minerals. In health we will be diving into drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

6th Religion – We are continuing with chapter 3 God’s Faithfulness. We have discussed the importance of faith in our lives. Not only faith in our family, friends and loved ones, but also faith in God. We continue to read and reflect on the weekly Gospel readings. We are preparing to make clothespin crucifixes and Holy Thursday activities.

5th Health – We are currently learning about the human body system’s. We began by learning about the smallest living part of the human body; the cell. From there we have created a flowchart about how cells form tissues, tissues form organs and organs for organ/body system’s.

5th Religion – We are continuing with chapter 3 Signs of God’s Presence. We recently discussed and shared how we can experience God with our senses (see, hear, feel, taste and touch). but also faith in God. We continue to read and reflect on the weekly Gospel readings. We are preparing to make clothespin crucifixes and Holy Thursday activities.

5th/6th Religion – The 5-11 religion class completed a small research project about Pope Francis. Students in 5-11 created a slide presentation with two Pope appropriate facts and added an image to each slide.

The 6th grade Pope Francis research project took a little more time. Students answered questions about Pope Francis, created their own motto and explained the meaning of it, created a new pectoral cross for Pope Francis and explained why they chose their new symbols, and created their own coat of arms.