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RECENT NEWS
OLL Wears Pink
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness the students of OLL $1 each in order to wear pink. All donations go toward breast cancer research.
All Smiles Over a Good Book!
The OLL Book Club kicked off the new school year with their first selection in September. The students enjoyed lively discussions, tasty snacks, and, of course, great books!
Happiness = Kinderfest
Friday, October 3rd was a special day for the children of OLL as well as for all those in our surrounding community - Kinderfest! Under the big tent the children enjoyed activities such as a bouncy house and slide, face painting, games, and classic goodies like cotton candy and popcorn!
A Special Blessing
In honor of St. Francis of Assisi animal lovers at OLL gathered together on Thursday, October 2nd with Fr. D'Amico and Deacon David to have their beloved pets, both big and small, blessed!
Happy Johnny Appleseed Day!
Mrs. Wojtal's kindergarten class celebrated Johnny Appleseed's birthday on Friday, September 26th by making homemade applesauce.
The Gift of Words - Dictionaries for the 3rd Grade
Ms. Georgia Brown of the Rotary Club of Montclair presents the 3rd grade class with the 21st edition of A Student's Dictionary. The Rotary Club has presented over 10,000 dictionaries across the country. The class was so delighted to receive this gift of knowledge.
8th Grade Visit to the Edison Museum
The Grade 8 class visited Thomas Edison's laboratories in September. They learned not only about his inventions, but also the importance of manufacturing, especially in New Jersey.
Technology in the 8th Grade Classroom
BYOD - Bring Your Own Device: The 8th graders brought in their electronic devices to share educational applications that were relevant to their Reading and Language Arts classes. Students had to share three apps, write up summaries, and explain who would benefit from them.
Champions! Girls' Varsity and JV Boys' Basketball
Congratulations to the Girls' Varsity and the JV Boys' Basketball Teams - the 2014 GIL Champs! It was a sell-out crowd at the Mt. St. Dominic Athletic Center as the Lake Nation came out in full force to spur on our teams! Both games were hard fought, but in the end OLL prevailed!
100th Day of School Celebration
The last Friday in February marked an important day for the kindergarten, first, and second grade students at OLL. The date was the 100th day of the school year! The children and teachers celebrated in many ways including a ceremonial balloon pop with 100 balloons! Watch the video to see all the children in action!

                                



UPCOMING EVENTS
Sun Oct 26 Church Donations
Tue Oct 28 Dismissal 2pm
  Curriculum Plan
  Brownies 2-3:15pm
  Forensics
  No tutoring
Wed Oct 29 S. Leadership 2:45-3:30
Thu Oct 30 Detention 7:30am
Fri Oct 31 Halloween Parade 11:15am
  Dismissal 12:10
  No Aftercare
  Faculty Plan 1-3pm
Sat Nov 1 Tuition payment #5 due
Sun Nov 2 Church Donations
Mon Nov 3 All Saints Mass 8:30am
Tue Nov 4 Tutoring 2:45-3:30
  Forensics Practice
Thu Nov 6 Dismissal 12:10
  Parent Teacher Conf
  Aftercare- yes
  Detention 7:30am
Fri Nov 7 Dismissal 12:10
  Parent Teacher Conf
  Grade 8 Co-Op
  Aftercare- yes
Sun Nov 9 Church Donations
Mon Nov 10 Pastoral Ctr HSA Bd Mtg 7:30pm
Tue Nov 11 Veterans Day
  Grades 5-8 11 Civic Ctr
  Tutoring 2:45-3:30
  Forensics Practice
Wed Nov 12 Student Leadership 2:45-3:30
Thu Nov 13 Dress Uniform
  Faculty 7:45
  Photo Life Retake Groups
  Detention 7:30am
Fri Nov 14 Chess Club
  Art Club










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Archdiocese of Newark

United States
Department of Education

Middle States
Commission on
Elementary Education


Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School
26 Lakeside Avenue     Verona, NJ 07044
973-239-1160

 




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