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Our Lady of the Lake School is committed to the Word of God through living out the Good News of Jesus Christ. A supportive educational team of students, staff, parents, and community aims at providing a creative, Christian learning environment. An emphasis is placed on developing students’ individual abilities, promoting social awareness, and encouraging them to become responsible, contributing members of church and society. 


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Latest News

Summer Assignments
Summer assignments can be found in the Academics menu and/or in the Quick Links menu...
Mrs. Grimes 3rd Grade Class Rocks?
The students in Mrs. Grimes third grade class concluded their study of Rocks and Minerals by creating a Sedimentary Rock.
Kindergarten Connects with Nature...
Kindergarten embraced the gorgeous weather and headed outside for a nature scavenger hunt.
Congratulations to OLL fourth grader Brandon Kobes!!!
Brandon Kobes, whose poster "Something for Everyone," was selected a winner in the “My Essex County” poster contest.
Principal for the Day!!!
OLL Fifth Grader, Christopher Duff, dons a suit and bow tie and takes over for Principal Ronquillo for the Day...
Our Lady of the Lake School TREP$ Marketplace
Yesterday the founder of the TREP$ program, Pamela de Waal, attended our marketplace and was very impressed by all she saw.
From Beethoven to Brahms...
Piano Students Showcase Their Talents at Spring Piano Recital...
Simple Machines...
Mrs. Kirkner's 3rd grade class learned about simple machines. The students built their own simple machines using items found in the classroom.
Congratulations to OLL's Communicants!
What a special weekend for Our Lady of the Lake School and Parish as 26 children in the second grade received their First Holy Communion!
Arantxa G. Outstanding Catholic School Graduate
Congratulations to 8th grader Arantxa G. who was honored along with fellow diocesan graduates for being an Outstanding Catholic School Graduate for the 2016-2017 school year.
Congratulations!!! New NJHS Members!!!
On Wednesday, April 26th Our Lady of the Lake School recognized, celebrated, and inducted new members to the National Juniors Honors Society.
Talented Teacher...
Our very own Ms. McFarlane performed in the musical Godspell at Queen of Peace High School.
TREP$ Field Trip...
On Friday, April 28 our 7th and 8th grade TREP$ students visited a local Verona business, Ariane Kitchen & Bar to learn more about entrepreneurship…
TREP$ Marketplace!!
Our highly-anticipated TREP$ Marketplace is set for Friday, May 12th and all are invited!
Farm to OLL Classroom?
Farmer Tom--along with one of his hens--from Quiver Farms visited the Kindergarten classrooms to share some insightful tidbits about hens, their eggs, incubation periods and new hatchlings.
4th Grade Ukrainian Egg Decorating Project
Mrs. Petrozziello’s 4th grade students learn the art of Pysanky a Ukrainian Egg decorating tradition from Mrs. Farrell before the Easter break.
Kindergarten Practices Mindfulness
Namaste! Class parent Lynda Marlin stopped by Mrs. Rizzitello’s Kindergarten classroom to introduce the students to some basic meditation principles.
Forensic News
A huge congratulations goes out to all our competitors of the OLL forensics team as they triumphantly competed at the last tournament of the season last Monday at St. Catherine's Of Siena in Cedar Grove.
Minute-to-Win It
Our Lady of the Lake's Student Leadership Successfully Hosts its Wacky Game Show, "Minute to Win It," Benefitting The Michael Aymar Foundation Eighth Grader, Christian G., Takes First Place...
Thomas V. Dougherty Sportsmanship Award
Our Lady of the Lake School Awards John "Bobby" Duff with the Thomas V. Dougherty Sportsmanship Award.
3rd-4th grade Boys Basketball Team are Champions!
Congratulations to our 3rd and 4th grade Boys Basketball Team for winning the St. Thomas Presidents Days Basketball Tournament! A great effort by all and a great team win. The school and athletics community is very proud of the 3/4 boys! Go Lake!!!
Outstanding Catholic School Graduate of 2017!
Arantxa G. has been chosen as Our Lady of the Lake School’s Outstanding Catholic School Graduate of 2017!
Forensics League Competition
Our Lady of the Lake School students, Veronica D. (8th Grade) and Matteo C. (7th Grade) placed along with 14 other students in the Forensics competition recently held at Lacordaire Academy. Approximately 50 students participated in the entire competition. Veronica read from Mary Shelly’s, "Frankenstein" while Matteo’s selection was "I Survived", by Lauren Tarshis.
Fourth Grade Valentine Creations
4th grade took the time to engineer and create Valentine's boxes all while using their imaginations, creativity, measuring and evaluation skills...
2016 - 2017 OPEN HOUSE DATES
Forensics League Competition
8th grader Veronica Domyslawski won second place overall in this week's North Jersey Forensics League competition. Veronica's piece, "War in My Eyes" by Janine DiGiovanni, presented in the Declamation category, surpassed more than fifty other competitors and was within one point of the winning piece. Veronica's hard work and dedication, as well as that of her coaches, has truly paid off! Great work!!
Phenomenal Physics
Our K-3 grade students were treated to a performance of Phenomenal Physics by Mr. Fish of the Super Scientific Circus. The students learned about friction, gravity, air pressure and sonic booms through eggs, feathers, boomerangs, balloons, whips and bubbles. Some students were even able to participate in the performance!
OLL Academic Bowl Team!
Five of our 8th grade students competed against 17 teams from several elementary schools...
The Power of One
OLL students attended an anti-bullying assembly entitled The Power of One, a skit-based presentation that shows different bullying scenarios, bystander behaviors, and solutions to bullying. The message of the performance is that every child has the Power of One, the power to report and deal with bullying when they see it.

School Calendar

Mon Sep 4 Labor Day - No School
Tue Sep 5 Faculty In-Service 8:30-12pm
Wed Sep 6 First day Grades 1-8
  Dismissal 12:10 pm
  No aftercare
  New Families and Kinder
  Orientation 8:30 am (Aud)
Thu Sep 7 Full Day Grades K-8(8:10am-2:45pm)
  Aftercare-Yes for K-8(2:45-6pm)
  Pre-K Orientation 10am
Fri Sep 8 Full Day Grades K-8
  No Pre-K 3 or 4
Sun Sep 10 Welcome Mass 12:00 pm
  Ice Cream Social 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon Sep 11 Aftercare PK4-8 (Aud)
  PK4 (8:30-2:30pm)
  PK3 (8:30-11:15am)
  HSA Board Meeting 7:30pm (PC)
Tue Sep 12 Prelim Census Due
  PK3 - 11:15 dismissal
Wed Sep 13 PK3 - 11:15 dismissal
Thu Sep 14 PK3 - 11:15 dismissal
  Opening Mass 8:30am
Fri Sep 15 PK3 - 11:15 dismissal
Wed Sep 20 2pm Dismissal
  Parent Oktoberfest Orientation 7pm (Aud)
Thu Sep 21 Picture Day-PK-8 Incl Grads 8:30am (Aud)
Fri Sep 29 Kinderfest 4-8pm
  Dismissal 12:10
Sat Sep 30 Oktoberfest 6-11pm


There are schools of faith and schools you have faith in. Now you have both...