A Gathering of Future Entrepreneurs at OLL
Many of the 7th and 8th graders are participating in a brand new program this year call TREP$ which is short for Entrepreneurs. The students develop their own businesses while being mentored by parents that are actual business owners themselves. The program culminates with a flea market style "TREP$ Marketplace" where all are invited to come and view the many businesses the students are formally launching.
Christmas Time at OLL
As we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus and rejoice in the wonder of the Christmas season, we give thanks to the wonderful families, faculty and staff that make up Our Lady of the Lake School.
8th Graders Write Letters of Encouragement!
The 8th graders practice their letter writing skills by writing both friendly and business letters. Students wrote letters and created hand-made cards for Addie Fausett, a six-year old from Utah with a terminal illness. The family has requested Christmas cards for her to put a smile on her face during this difficult time.
3rd Grade Honors the Saints!
The 3rd grade students presented a parade of saints in honor of All Saints Day in November. Each student chose their favorite saint or patron saint, dressed up as them, and gave a report about their life and how each saint was meaningful in the life of each child.
Fifth Grade Future Scientists
Miss Lazzaro's fifth grade science class displays their completed projects - 3-Dimensional animal and plant cells.
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!
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.



  Roman Catholic
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


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