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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.


Principal Sister Mary Dowden
 
Sharing the Good News of Catholic Education


                 A recognized School of Excellence by the United States Department of Education
                   Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools




OLP 3rd Grade Service Project
The students donated items & made Easter Baskets for needy children.
The baskets were donated to Sr. Barbara & the OLP Parish Social Ministry




                          
OLP MARCHING UNIT CAKE SALE
SATURDAY, MARCH 28th after the 5:00PM Mass
SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH after all the  Masses

We are asking each marching unit member family to bake at least two items to make the sale a success.  If your child is not in the marching unit and you would like to bake we would really appreciate your support.
Please drop off all baked goods in the meeting room on Saturday between 3:30 and 5:00PM
Thank you for your support!!!

Our Lady of Peace 
Blood Drive

Sunday- April 26, 2015
8:15am-2:15pm
@
Merrick Road/Fowler Avenue
School Gym


For medical questions concerning blood donations call 1-800-688-0900

To schedule an appointment please contact Parish Social Ministry  @ (516) 599-7448


Eligibility Criteria:
Bring ID with signature or photo
Minimum weight 110 lbs.
Age 16-75 (16 year olds must have parental permission. Age 76 & over need doctors note)
Eat well (low fat) & drink fluids
No tattoos for past 12 months














March 11th was
 "Kids Are Special Day" at OLP.
Everyone enjoyed Wendy's lunch and had a
great time at the Game Show Assembly.




CONGRATULATIONS
OLP Honor Band
Your Performance at St. Anthony's HS was

EXCEPTIONAL!






CONGRATULATIONS  OLP BOYS SPIRIT TEAM
Nassau County Catholic 
Middle Level
Basketball League
Boys-Red Division 
2015 CHAMPIONS



CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WONDERFUL
MARCHING BAND UNIT FOR THE TERRIFIC
JOB THEY DID REPRESENTING OLP AT THE
NYC AND GARDEN CITY ST. PATRICK DAY PARADES.


See the attached Band Dress Code Sheet.

Dress Code.doc

COME VISIT AND EXPERIENCE THE 
WONDERFUL WORLD OF
OUR LADY OF PEACE SCHOOL
NURSERY ~  PRE-K  ~ K - 8
  
REGISTRATION IS ONGOING
ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE, BAPTISMAL CERTIFICATE (if available)  AND RECORD OF IMMUNIZATIONS ARE REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION PLUS A $50 REGISTRATION FEE FOR NURSERY, $60 FOR PRE-K AND $75 FOR K - 8.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO ARRANGE A TOUR PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE AT 516-593-4884. 
  Please click here to see our brochures-
                                               Nursery Brochure   ~      Pre-K Brochure   ~    K - 8 Brochure


Congratulations to our Middle School Math Bee Winners
1st Place Justin S. 6th Grade
2nd Place Jade G. 8th Grade
Mrs. Ann Szalai- Middle School Math Teacher


In the 
OLP "BLUE LIGHTNING" SCHOOL NEWSPAPER
OLP OFFICIAL NEWPAPER 2014 Fall.doc


STUDENT AID FORM FOR 2015-2016

Please click on this link for the application - Tomorrow's Hope Application (1).pdf and this link
for instructions for completing the form- Instructions for Tomorrow's Hope Application.docx

For more information about  click on Tomorrow's Hope Newsletter.pdf

Please read this important letter from Bishop MurphyBishop's Education Investment Tax Credit Letter

iPads at OLP
Last year Brand new Apple iPads were purchased for each 4th and 5th grade student.  This year iPads were purchased for the current 4th grade class. 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 and 6th graders for the remainder of their years at OLP.  Our Lady of Peace School is excited to be part of this technology revolution!

  




Congratulations
to the
Class of 2015
for completing
Project C.A.R.E. 
High Ropes Course!

                             OLP  MONTHLY FOOD COLLECTION             

                                    October                       Grades 3 and 7

                                    November                   Grades 4 and 8

                                    December                    Grades 2 and 6

                                    January                        Grades 1 and 5

                                    February                      Grades 3 and 7

                                    March                          N, PK and K

                                    April                            Grades 4 and 8

                                    May                             Grades 2 and 6

                                    June                             Grades 1 and 5

During the month(s) your child is assigned, please contribute non-perishable foods such as cereal for children, spaghettios, canned tomato sauce, Progresso soups, tuna fish, canned fruits, snacks, juice packs or jelly.  A basket for the food donations is located on the corridor outside the school office.  This ongoing drive will help provide food for those in need in our parish and community.  For more information please see the attached letter. Food Drive 2014-2015.doc

Thank you in advance for your support of this monthly project.  God bless you and your family.


Check out the OLP Twitter Feed at the bottom of our Home Page!
Follow us @olp_school

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

Parent Portal Guide (2) (1).pdf
 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

THANK YOU FOR SENDING YOUR BOX TOPS AND CAMPBELL SOUP LABELS.
IN DECEMBER, 2014 WE RECEIVED A CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,386.50 FROM
BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION. 
PLEASE KEEP CUTTING THEM AND SENDING THEM IN.
EVERY LITTLE ONE COUNTS!!!!
WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!!!
 WE ALSO COLLECT CAMPBELL SOUP LABELS.
    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!


A Message from the Bishop's Advisory Committee...
Message_to_parents_re_Commitment_to_Cath._Ed..doc
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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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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Sat, Mar 28 - Sun, Mar 29
Marching Unit Cake Sale
Sunday, March 29
Palm Sunday
Monday, March 30
Hot Dogs
Marching Band Practice 2:45 to 3:30PM
Social Studies Fair

Gr. 4 & 5

Parents & Guests - 7:00 PM

Gym


Today, 3/29/2015
High: 43 Low: 23
Slight chance snow
61% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/30/2015
High: 52 Low: 32
Slight chance snow
37% chance of precipitation.