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WELCOME BACK
School begins Wednesday, September 3rd for Grade K -8
Nursery and Pre-K begin Monday, September 8th


Principal Sister Mary Dowden
 
Sharing the Good News of Catholic Education



OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL
MISSION STATEMENT

Rooted in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, we at Our Lady of Peace School are called to educate the whole child in the spirit of service and compassion.  We strive as a community coupled with God's love, to inspire each child to grow spiritually and academically, in a diverse and increasingly challenging world.


Please check out the latest edition of the OLP  Blue Lightning school newspaper for interesting
book and movie reviews, yummy recipes, a look at what's happening at OLP and a whole lot more-


 
 COME VISIT OUR SCHOOL AND EXPERIENCE THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF O.L.P.
Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten - 8th Grade


To register or to arrange a tour of our school please
call the office for more information -516-593-4884

Virtus Training offered at OLP - 
Monday- August 25th - 7:00 - 9:00PM Friday or 
September 19th from 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Please go online to virtus.org and register.


 IMPORTANT REMINDER:  
The Diocese requires that anyone who participates or volunteers for any school function( lunch duty, class trips, classroom activities) must be VIRTUS trained and complete a background check and code of conduct form. A copy of your certificate must be sent in so it can be kept on file in the rectory.  If you have not taken the VIRTUS training class please go online to virtus.org to register for a class.  There is a complete list of dates and places where the classes are available under the Rockville Centre Diocese listing.  For assistance or more information please contact the school office.

WE'RE SO EXCITED!!!!

iPads at OLP

The new year brought new technology to Our Lady of Peace School in Lynbrook. Brand new Apple iPads were purchased for each 4th and 5th grade student and were given to the students this week. Over the years, Our Lady of Peace School has used technology to transform teaching and learning. The school already utilizes smartboards in every classroom and they are used daily by teachers and students to maximize learning. Each classroom also has Apple TV and every teacher was given an iPad last year. The iPads were given to the students for them to be used both in school at home. Students are required to bring their iPad to school each day and use it to participate in various lessons that take place. The students will also take the iPad home each night to complete homework assignments, as well as have the opportunity to use the variety of apps that have be placed on it for educational use. These iPads will follow the current 4th and 5th graders for the remainder of their years at OLP. The days of students lugging backpacks full of heavy textbooks are numbered and will be replaced with iPads. Our Lady of Peace School is excited to be part of this technology revolution!

 


THANK YOU FOR SENDING YOUR BOX TOPS AND CAMPBELL SOUP LABELS.
WE JUST RECEIVED A CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $1018.00 FROM
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION. 
PLEASE KEEP CUTTING THEM AND SENDING THEM IN.
WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!!!
 WE ALSO COLLECT CAMPBELL SOUP LABELS.
    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!


                                                                
On Monday, October 21st the 8th grade students at OLP were fortunate to experience a non-traditional, experimental approach to building individual and team growth. Project C.A.R.E. (Challenge Activities Ropes Experience) is a program designed for adolescents to develop self-esteem, confidence and trust in one's self and others through a variety of professionally guided experiences. The students enjoyed this experience!
    

OFFICIAL NOTICE
Rockville Centre- Ursuline Sister Joanne Callahan, Diocesan Superintendent of Schools, is recognized as an official with authority to respond to Revenue Procedure (75-50) which was published in the Internal Revenue Bulletin dated December 8, 1975.  In conformity with the IRS regulation, notice is hereby given that the schools of the Diocese of Rockville Centre admit students of any race to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the schools and that the schools do not discriminate on the basis of race in administration of their education policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Sister Joanne further explained that the very notion of racial discrimination is diametrically opposed to the concept of Christian communities that our schools strive to be. She also pointed out that our Catholic schools have always welcomed and have been enriched by students from various ethnic groups.

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 Dear Parents- Please note that the web address for the Powerschool Parent / Guardian Portal as been changed.  The new web address for Power School Parent Portal is:

https://drvcpowerschool.org


 Support our school while you shop for groceries. It's easy when you register for Stop & Shop A+ Bonus Bucks.  Just click on the link below.
http://www.stopandshop.com/aplus
OUR SCHOOL I.D. # IS 15020

A Message from the Bishop's Advisory Committee...
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O.L.P. ALLERGY INFORMATION
 
Please be aware that there are several  students who have severe food allergies at OLP.  There are many things we can do to help keep these children safe. Please review the following recommendations with your children. 
 
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A recognized School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

                                                                                
Welcome to the Our Lady of Peace School website-
Our Lady of Peace is a N-8 School located in Lynbrook, New York. We are a parish school and part of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. As a parish school, we are very proud to have received the New York State and United States Department of Education's Awards for Excellence in Education. We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Tuesday, September 2
Faculty Meeting

8:15 AM

Wednesday, September 3
Parent / Teacher PK / Nursery Orientation

7:00 PM

School Opens

K-8

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Faculty Mtg.

12:30 PM

Thursday, September 4
Band Demonstration

10:30 AM

Parents' Association Welcome

8:15 AM


Today, 9/2/2014
High: 86 Low: 70
Slight chance thunderstorms
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/3/2014
High: 86 Low: 66
Mostly sunny
7% chance of precipitation.