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May Crowning - "Read more" for photos from today's May Cronwing in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Read more...

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! -- NEW P.T.A. Meeting, Monday, June 8th at 7:30pm.  Agenda:  Officers, Events, Committees.  We need everyone's input to make our new P.T.A. a success!  

"Race for Education" is Huge Success! - Thanks to the generosity of our families and friends we raised over $9,000 for our school through our recent "Race for Education." THANK YOU to all who participated!  "Read more" for some photos... Read more...

Join the Catholic Action Network TODAY! - CLICK HERE for the link to sign up for this easy way to contact your representatives.  Please contact your NYS legislators TODAY to ask them to support the Education Tax Credit bill.  Go to investined.org for more information.

Make Plans for Ladies Night Out on Friday, June 5th! - Click HERE for details on this fun night of eating, drinking, dancing and laughing!

Ladies Night Out's Exciting Raffles! - Click HERE for information on two exciting baskets being raffled off -- advance raffle tickets being sold for $20.

Volleyball Team Wins Championship! - Our Lady of Lourdes Gold volleyball team won the CMSAA (Catholic Middle School Athletic Association) 2015 champion!

Lacrosse Team Wins! - OLL students Nick Killian and Nick Caprio played on a CMSAA lacrosse team this year.
Their team dominated their division and won an impressive 6 out of 7 games.

PowerSchool Parent Portal Will Close June 8th - The PowerSchool parent portal will be closed so that teachers can work on final grades in preparation for report cards.  Please note: Teachers will still be grading work/texts/quizzes after this date which will be factored into grades.

Rally for Religious Freedom - "Fortnight for Freedom 2015:  Freedom to Bear Witness" - June 25th at 7:30pm, Chaminade High School, Mineola, NY.  Seating is limited, early registration is encouraged.  To register call 516-766-0161 or 631-896-8331. See flyer linked below for details.
RVC_ReligiousFreedom_Flyer_2015.pdf
Spring Concert Photos! - "Read more" for photos from our recent Spring Concert featuring Grades K-8, and our School Orchestra, School Band, Guitar Ensemble and more! Read more...

Mark your calendars! School opens for the 2015-2016 school year on Tuesday, September 1st for Grades K-8... Read more...

Watch for Our New Web Site! - Our Lady of Lourdes School's website will be making major changes this summer. As of July 1st we will be moving over to a new web hosting company so that we can be up and running smoothly for the beginning of the new school year. Please pardon our appearance while we undergo these changes! Wait until you see our new look! You won't be disappointed!


Send your child to camp at Our Lady of Lourdes this summer! - During the summer, children get a well deserved vacation from school, but parents still have to work. The Camps ‘R’ Us location here at Our Lady of Lourdes School takes the worry out of planning your child’s summer vacation.

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Recess Duty Reminder - We greatly appreciate parents coming to assist with recess supervision.  Just a reminder...parents cannot bring younger siblings with them as they are a distraction from the parent's ability to focus on the children at play.

School Board Openings - Parents who are interested in applying for a position on the Our Lady of Lourdes School Board are asked to contact School Board President Juan Aviles for more information.  His email is: javiles@ollschool.org.

KUDOS!

Antonio Aviles placed flags on tombstones at Calverton National Memorial Cemetery. He was with the Boy Scouts honoring fallen members of the military on Memorial Day.


Jordan and Raquel Smith participated in "I Love My Park Day" at Robert Moses State Park.  They volunteered to clean up, paint life guard chairs, put together and post "Stay off the Dunes" signs at Robert Moses Beach.  We are very proud of their efforts and enthusiasm!


Grandparents & Special Persons Luncheon - Students invited their Grandparents or other Special Persons to a special luncheon as a thank you for all their love and support.  "Read more" for photos and a special message... Read more...

En el restaurante Don Ricardo's: (At Don Ricardo's restaurant) - Eighth grade students from Mrs. Lora's class demonstrated the effectiveness of their speaking and listening skills when placing their orders in Spanish at Don Ricardo's restaurant in Babylon.
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OLL School "Dancing Classrooms" Team Wins Bronze! - OLL School's 4th and 5th grade dance team won a Bronze Trophy for their performance in the 2015 Colors of the Rainbow Team Match & Festival on Sunday, April 26th.

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"Anne of Green Gables" - Congratulations to Mr. St. George, the Cast and the Crew for a fabulous performance! "Read more" for some photos from the show.
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A Visit to the Zoo! - The 4th grade students studying a unit on animals in Mrs. Lora's Spanish class honed their Spanish language skills. 
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Girls Scouts Make 2nd Graders First Holy Communion Gifts - The girls in OLL School Girl Scout Troop 1214 made First Holy Communion gifts for the our 2nd graders.  "Read more" for a photo of the present! Read more...

Easter Fun! - Students from the 6th grade visited Mrs. Sheridan's Pre-K to help with an Easter project and work on puzzles together. "Read more" for photos. Read more...

Keep Cutting Out Box Tops! - We just received a check for over $1,000 from the Box Tops for Education Program...Thank you to all who participate in this worthwhile project -- and keep on cutting out those Box Tops! Read more...

Accessing Online Textbooks - We suggest that you use Google Chrome as your Internet browser when accessing online textbooks. It seems to work with the fewest "glitches."

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

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!

REGISTRATION - We are now accepting registrations for the 2015-2016 school year.  Please see "Admissions" in the toolbar above, call the school office at 631-587-7200 ext. 100 or email Mrs. Gregg at agregg@ollschool.org for more information.  We offer private tours of our school year round during the school day. Read more...

     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...

Monday, June 1
11:30 Dismissal, Grades K-8
Faculty Professional Development
7:30pm PA Meeting
Field day Volunteers please come to accept your assignments
NYS ELA Field Test
6th Grade
NYS SCIENCE WRITTEN TEST
GRADES 4&8
Tuesday, June 2
8th Grade Class Picture
8:30 a.m.

Shop Amazon.com and Help Raise Funds for OLL School - Eligible purchases at Smile.Amazon.com will earn our school 0.5% of the purchase price!  CLICK HERE for link to AmazonSmile web site.

 TARGET’s “TAKE CHARGE OF EDUCATION” Program - Just designate OLL School as your school and start shopping!

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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 - Please check here frequently for a list of hours fulfilled as the year progresses. CLICK HERE for hours as of May 12, 2015.

DO YOU STILL NEED MANDATORY HOURS??? Here is your last chance!! The last event of the school year is coming up soon. Please contact Britt Gasparo to find out what donations are needed for Ladies Night Out!!
Bgasparo@ollschool.org

Field Day Volunteers Needed! - We are in need of parents volunteers to assist on Field Day, Friday, June 5th (Rain Date: Monday, June 8th) .PLEASE NOTE:  all volunteers must be VIRTUS trained and have their OLL ID badges in order to participate.  Contact:  Stephanie Vacca (stephanellabella@aol.com) or Annemaire Flynn (wearetheflynns @verizon.net).

"Ladies Night Out" Committee Needs Help! - To volunteer for this event, to be held at The Victorian Room in Bay Shore on Friday, June 5 from 8-11pm please contact:Britt Gasparo at bgasparo@ollschool.org or call (516) 702-5383.


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."

EVENT CHAIR NEEDED - We are looking for a school parent who would be interested in heading up our r our Spring Plant Sale next year.  
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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.  


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;
 
Mrs. McNamara, Msgr. Brian's mother
 
Frances Hagstotz, grandmother of Isabella Ruisi
 
Betty Buatti, grandmother of Ms. McHugh
 
Thomas James Hicks, younger brother of Pre-K student Evelyn Hicks

Aaron Sisa, First Grade Student & Friend

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


and for the repose of the soul of:

All those who are departed that we hold dear in our hearts


Tessie Alesia, great-grandmother of James Terjesen


Margaret Clifford, grandmother of Michaela and Miranda Clifford

Enterovirus EV-D68, NYS Department of Health Notice - See link below.
Enterovirus Information.pdf
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 link beow for information regarding seasonal flu from the New York State Department of Health.

#2423 Seasonal FluParent072011.pdf
 
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 - May 6, 2015
Zoo Visit

South Bay's Neighbor - April 8, 2015
OLL School Students in SCMEA All County
 

South Bay's Neighbor - March 25, 2015
Green Eggs and Ham

The Beacon - March 19, 2015
Our Lady of Lourdes Students Donate Non-Perishables

South Bay's Neighbor - February 25, 2015
Diocesan Winner in Respect Life Contest


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Today, 5/30/2015
High: 76 Low: 62
Partly sunny
21% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/31/2015
High: 70 Low: 57
Chance rain showers
49% 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.