Third Grade Celebrates Cultural Heritage
Mrs. Grimes' third grade class presented poster projects on cultural heritage to the fourth and fifth grades. The students researched their own heritage and displayed the information on poster boards. The children reported on food, music, dance, customs, dress, and more.
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!
Christmas Celebrations at OLL
The holy season of Christmas is a busy time of celebration at OLL. The band concert performed under Miss Boughner to the delight of our students and parents. The children gave wonderful singing performances under the direction of both Miss Gigi and Mr. Gehman. The pre-school, 2nd, and 8th grades all gave us their rendition of the Nativity story.
Thanksgiving at OLL
The students, parents, and faculty came together to celebrate and learn about the Thanksgiving holiday in many wonderful ways. From the little ones making corn muffins and apple crisp to our Student Leadership group organizing a welcoming bagel breakfast for all our families, the season was filled with warmth and gratitude. The day before Thanksgiving our entire school came together for a Thanksgiving prayer service led by Father Mike and Sr. Mary Agnes.
A Veterans Day Tribute
Students from OLL along with veteran and Verona resident, Mr. Paul Grimes, paid tribute during a Veterans Day Assembly. The students traced the history of Veterans Day and Mr. Grimes discussed the importance of the military. Mr. Grimes also spoke about his experience in the military and praised the faith and courage of his comrades.
Fall Trip to Wightman's Farm
The Kindergarten, First, and Second grade classes recently enjoyed a field trip to Wightman's Farm in Morristown. The children enjoyed a hayride, some pumpkin picking, a hay-bale maze, and some pumpkin donuts with apple cider.