Daily Announcements

REGISTRATION - We are still accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year.  Please call the school office at 631-587-7200 or email Mrs. Gregg at agregg@ollschool.org for more information.

SCHOOL OFFICE SUMMER HOURS - The School Office will be open daily from 9 AM until 1 PM. Closed: Friday, July 4 and Thursday & Friday, July 17 & 18.

TEXTBOOK PICK-UP:  Textbooks for students in Grades K-8 should be available for pick-up beginning in August.  We suggest calling ahead to make sure books are not on backorder... Address: 100 Second Avenue, Brentwood.  Phone: 631-233-4435.

REPORT CARDS - Report cards have been mailed home for students in Grades Pre-K through 8.  If you do not receive your report card by Saturday please call the school office at 631-587-7200.

SUMMER CAMP AT OLL - To learn more about the exciting summer camp being held at OLL School this summer CLICK HERE.

SUMMER HOMEWORK - Summer homework has been posted "In the Backpack" for students entering Grades 1-8 (resource at top left of this page).

Congratulations to the OLL Class of 2014! - May God bless you as you move on to high school..."Read more " for photos from the graduation ceremony.
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Early Childhood Moving Up Ceremonies - "Read more" for links to slide shows. Read more...

School Board Newsletter - Please CLICK HERE for the latest edition of the OLL School Board's Newsletter

Congratulations! - Congratulations to all the students who were honored at our annual Awards Ceremony. Students were recognized with Presidential Academic Awards (Gold and Silver), In-school Service Awards (Safety Patrol, Altar Servers, etc.), contest participation awards (Respect Life, Religious Freedom, etc.) as well as Sports Awards.  The members of the National Elementary Honor Society were recognized.  In addition, the Class of 2014 Valedictorian (Jordan Barker) and Salutatorian (Vincent Piazza) were announced.  "Read more" for photos. Read more...


PowerSchool Parent Access - Parent access to grades on PowerSchool will be disabled as of Friday, June 6th at 3 pm in order for teachers to finalize grades.  Report cards will be mailed home before the end of June.

National Elementary Honor Society Inductees Announced! - The National Elementary Honor Society recognizes academic excellence in grades 6, 7, and 8.  Students are required to maintain A's and E's in addition to completing community service hours.  "Read more" for a list of the OLL students who have been accepted into the National Elementary Honor Society:


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Field Day Photos! - "Read more" for photos showing all the fun everyone had on Field Day.
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Spring Concert Video Clips - Go to "Read more" for video clips from our Spring Concert! Read more...

Spring Concert - The Our Lady of Lourdes School Spring Concert featured the School Band, School Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble, Grade Level Choruses, 1st and 2nd Grade Recorder and Piano pieces, and 3rd and 4th Grade violin performances.  Special thanks to music teachers Mr. Dan DellaMonica and Ms. Maggie Fatsis for all their hard work, dedication and enthusiasm which resulted in these wonderful student performances.  "Read more" for photos... Read more...

Immunization Requirements for 2014-2015 - See link below for updated list of immunizations required by New York State.
Immunizations 2014-2015.pdf
CALENDAR CHANGES - Please note the following changes to our end of the year calendar. Grades K-7: FULL days June 16, 17, 18 & 19;  Early Dismissal days June 20, 23, 24 (tentative last day).  Kindergarten Graduation is now June 17th.  Moving-Up Ceremonies for Nursery and Pre-K have also been changed:  3-Day Nursery on June 11th; 2-Day Nursery on June 12th; 3-Day Pre-K on June 16, and 5-Day Pre-K on June 18th.

We have a New FACEBOOK Page - In preparation for the upcoming 50th Anniversary of Our Lady of Lourdes School we a have a new FACEBOOK page which will help our many alumni connect with their alma mater.  "Like" us at this link:  OLL School Facebook Page

UNIFORM CHANGE - There will changes to the uniforms of Grades 6, 7, & 8 beginning in September, 2014. Read more...
OLL UNIFORMS 2014-2015.pdf
"Do Now"

eChalk Class Alerts - If you registered for Class Alerts last year you must update your information for the coming school year in order to get notices from the correct grade. Click here to start your updates or register.

Volunteer Incentive Programs - Please check with your employer to see if they have a "Volunteer Incentive Program" which supports non-profit organizations.  We recently received a generous donation from Verizon because one of our parents was given credit for volunteering here at OLL.  Every little bit helps!

Non-Discrimination Notice - Please "Read more" for the Diocese of Rockville Centre official notice on non-discrimination. Read more...


Our School Handbook is a Living Document.
"A new rule is in effect immediately upon student notification" p.16


IMPORTANT NOTICE:
NO student will be released from the Bus line as a walker
UNLESS
the homeroom teacher receives a note in the morning!!!!
Security of your children is extremely important to us
 PARENTS: Please be conscious of where you park to let the children off - Leave HANDICAP parking spaces for those who need them 

School Library Access

Visit our library catalogue at http://ollschool.follettdestiny.com
Choose a book or view eBooks online

Username: ollschool
Password: student

LERNER Books access username and password:  ollschool


Web Site Sponsors

We are grateful to Dr. Paul Cain, DDS for sponsoring our school website. Dr. Cain is a board certified orthodontist practicing at 232 Orinoco Drive in Brightwaters. You can reach Dr. Cain at 631.666.7008 and if you choose Dr. Cain for your children's orthodontic care please be sure to thank him for supporting Our Lady of Lourdes School!

     As stewards of Catholic education, Our Lady of Lourdes’s faculty and staff, in cooperation with both parents and students, is committed to guiding each child towards the realization of his/her full spiritual, academic, personal and physical potential. Read more...

Tuesday, July 29
Happy Birthday Mrs. Harris
Saturday, August 23
Welcome Back to School Picnic
Great Lawn
more info to follow
Sunday, August 24
Happy Birthday Mrs. O'Sullivan
Mon, Aug 25 - Fri, Aug 29
Teachers welcomed to come in and DECORATE!!!
Tuesday, August 26
Happy Birthday Ms. Costello

Yankee Candle Sale continues online! -- Please CLICK HERE to go to the Our Lady of Lourdes Shopping page...we receive 40% of all sales! Our GROUP # is:  990047342

LABELS FOR EDUCATION! - Get clipping and start earning free stuff for our school! 

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BOX TOPS 4 EDUCATION - Earn cash for our school!

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Our Lady of Lourdes Parish web site - click here.

A Children's Liturgy is offered every Sunday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.

MANDATORY HOURS FULFILLED - CLICK HERE for a list of Mandatory Hours fulfilled by each school family as of 6/5/2014.
 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 
Please remember that before you can volunteer in ANY capacity (except for Italian Feast) you need Virtus Training and a background check.  Look "In the Backpack" for forms and go to www.virtus.org and click on "Registration."

Ladies Night Our is coming up soon!!  On June 6th at The Victorian Room in Bay Shore.  This is the last event of the year.  Do you need hours??  Please contact Britt Gasparo at bgasparo@ollschool.org to volunteer.

Field Day Volunteers Needed - Please contact Elizabeth Astacio, PA President, at eastacio@ollschool.org to volunteer BY FRIDAY, MAY 16th.  Only parents who are volunteering are permitted to attend.

GRAB "N GO BREAKFAST - We need ongoing volunteers to staff our new morning breakfast program -- an hour max in the mornings.  Please contact Bronwen Sessa at bsessa@ollschool.org or leave a message at 631-806-6228.  "Read more" for information on how you can earn hours by donating breakfast items.

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Welcome to our Prayer Corner

We understand that we need to pray each day, reflecting on the blessings and graces God sends us. 
We do this so when hard and difficult days come we will remember and know we can turn to God
for grace, consolation and peace.

Let us bring our hopes and needs to Jesus, as we pray for;

Kevin Kuchler, Mrs. Kuchler's son

Aaron Sisa, Kindergarten Student


For the continued good health of our school's  friend, Claire Hopkins

and for the repose of the soul of:

Ida Calabretta, Mrs. Sullivan's mother

Matt Carolan, Father of Kevin, Connor, Emma & Hope


Judith Johnsen, mother of Mrs. D'Agostino, our School Nurse

Rosemary Olivio, Mrs. Kuchler's aunt





 


Immunization Requirements for 2014-2015 School Year - See document linked below
Immunizations 2014-2015.pdf
FIFTHS DISEASE - Please see letter linked below for complete information.
Fifths Disease Letter.pdf
SEASONAL FLU GUIDE - Click on the following links for information regarding seasonal flu from the New York State Department of Health.
Flu Guide page 1
Flu Guide page 2

 
Students going into 6th grade in September (if already 11yrs old).  Must get the TDAP immunization before the first day of school.  Make appointments today!


How sick is sick.doc
South Bay's Neighbor - June 18, 2014
Field Day Fun

South Bay's Neighbor - June 11, 2014
May Crowning

South Bay's Neighbor - May 28, 2014
Carnival Day
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Today, 7/24/2014
High: 81 Low: 66
Rain showers likely
56% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/25/2014
High: 79 Low: 66
Mostly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.

The Parish Family of Our Lady of Lourdes is fully compliant with all diocesan and national guidelines for the protection of children. Every pastoral team member, employee, teacher, catechist, coach, or any other volunteer or parent entrusted with care for our children has completed a full background check and training in the prevention of abuse and protection of children. Each of these persons wears an OLL ID badge as evidence to you and our assurance that they fully meet these requirements.