News and Activities
OLA's 15th Annual Auction Fundraiser
Please join us to support OLA School at this year's OLA Auction at the Rosaria Steakhouse in Saugus on May 28th 6:00 PM. Have fun, enjoy great food and bid on amazing prizes.
OLA Drama Club Presents ZOMBIE NIGHT!
BEWARE! The OLA Drama Club presents ZOMBIE NIGHT!
May 30 and 31 at 6:30 p.m.
OLA Church Hall
Reminder to parents - Drama Club Fundraiser
All students who bring in $2.00 earn a N.U.T. Day on May 29 when the drama club performs
ZOMBIE NIGHT! for the student body. Homeroom teachers will collect donations.
The OLA Drama Club thanks you for your generosity!
OLA Fun Day is Back!
Fun Day is coming back and we need YOUR help to make it a success! It will take place on Thursday, June 11th from 3-7pm. We will have Early Dismissal on that day, so the event can be set up.
There will be burgers, hot dogs, Treadwell's ice cream and Slush for sale. All types of exciting rides for all grades and age levels will be offered. We need (volunteers) parents to help run food stands and some rides. This event cannot happen without your help!!! So please sign up for at least one time slot!
We are using the following website to help coordinate volunteers. Click on the link below to sign up for your time slot:
1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/EyMpvv
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.
Rain date will be Monday, June 15th which would then be a half day.
OLA Summer Camp Is Open for Registration
Are you interested in a summer camp with some OLA friends? Mr. Grocki and Mrs. Blaha will be running an Athletics Camp during the week of June 22-June 26
for those entering 5th grade or older. Camp will run from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. and be held in the OLA parking lot and school building. The day will consist of strength and conditioning training followed by athletics. We will only be having a maximum of 30 kids in the camp, so if you’re interested, sign up by completing the attached Registration Form
as soon as possible! All checks and registration forms must be returned by Friday May 29th.
The cost of the camp is $150.00 per child and checks should be made payable to Our Lady of the Assumption School. Any questions regarding the camp, please email Mrs. Blaha or Mr. Grocki.
Hope to see you this summer!
OLA Alum Awarded Scholarship
OLA alum, Adelina Koutzounas, recently was chosen as the sole recipient of The William Connell Service Award Scholarship. Addie was chosen among 14 student applicants based on her personal essay. Her essay included a wonderful closing paragraph about how OLA's mission statement helped shape her. Shown above is a picture of Addie and Head of School Grace Cotter Regan when she was awarded the scholarship.
OLA's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament
The 2nd Annual Golf Tournament in honor of Mike Siraco will be held at the Gannon Golf Course in Lynn, MA on Wednesday, July 15th AT 9:00 AM
. Details, Sponsorship form and registration information is provided by clicking on the following flyer
. If there are any questions, please contact OLA Principal James Grocki at 781-599-4422.
OLA's 1000 Club
The 1000 Club Drawing is held the 3rd Sunday of each month following the 11 AM Mass in the Church Hall. The details are provided by clicking in the attached flyer. Proceeds are given to our school each year.
OLA Alum Signs Letter of Intent
OLA Alumnus, Anthony Gill, signs letter of intent to play football at Stonehill College!
A Tribute to Sister Josephine's Golden Jublilee!
There is a beautiful OLA Mission Statement at the entrance to the main building as shown below that is a tribute to our Sister Josephine's Golden Jubilee donated by the Third Grade Class.
New Enrichment Club Offerings For Session #4
The New Enrichment Club Offerings for Session #4 has just been updated. Please take a look under the School Life tab. There are some new and interesting offerings as well as some old time favorites.
OLA Has a New Nurse's Station
There is now a new Nurse's Station with REAL walls and reinforced fire rated door as you enter the Main Building of the school. Many thanks to Mr. Micieli for his prompt and hard work completed over the Christmas break. See before and after pictures.
Knights of Columbus Essay Contest Winners
Congratulations to the 8th grade winners of the Knights of Columbus "Religious Freedom" Essay Contest.
1st place Emma Fringuelli
2nd place Payton O'Connor
3rd place Natalia Kanj
Congratulations to the OLA Drama Club
Congratulations to the OLA students for their fantastic performance of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
OLA Second Grader Wins CSF Christmas Card Contest!
Second grader Katherine Marsella, winner of the Catholic Schools Christmas Card contest, was presented with a certificate and gift by Mike Reardon, Executive Director of CSF and Principal James Grocki.
Katherine's card won for grades K-2 and will be used by the Catholic Schools Foundation for the Christmas season. Congratulations Katherine!
Members of OLA Class of 2012 Inducted into St Mary's High NHS!
Nine members of the OLA Class of 2012 were just inducted into the National Honor Society at St. Mary's High.
Just demonstrates yet again what a strong foundation OLA provides!
Please review our updated 2014-2015 Uniform Requirements before purchasing new uniforms.
OLA's Grade Level Performance
OLA's grade level performance is well above the National average as shown by clicking on the following Performance Chart
OLA Lynnfield Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society
Our Lady of the Assumption school held its first annual National Junior Honor Society Induction ceremony on May 14, 2014. Twenty-four 7th and 8th grade students were inducted into the OLA Lynnfield Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. Selection for membership in the National Junior Honor Society is based on five virtues – Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Citizenship, and Character. Our twenty-four inductees are:
Grade 7 – Payton Ditchfield, Emma Fringuelli, Rachel Galatis, Molly Geaney, Natalia Kanj, Payton O’Connor, Alexandra Robertson, and Samantha Szczesney
Grade 8 – Grace Couillard, Friederike DeGuglielmo, Devin DiBerto, Chloe Dunn, Nicholas Farina, Cara Favuzza, Isabella Gioia, Lauren Giordano, Caitlyn Leonard, John Leone, Chester MacAshill, Jennie Meagher, Devin Rich, Thomas Sparages, Sophia Struzziero, and Barbara Talagan
Important SMART and Education Loan Information
All families are required to enroll in SMART tuition. As stated in your tuition contract, all fees are responsibility of the family. The link to register for SMART Tuition is http://www.smarttuition.com/
Tuition payment questions should be directed to SMART tuition. Please call 888-868-8828 24 hours/365 days.
Information on Education Loans is provided through following link:
https://tuitionsolution.com/ and attached brochure.
Financial Aid Applications for each school year need to be completed by May 10the for the following year. A committee meets mid-May to review applications. The link to financial aid application is https://www.factstuitionaid.com/facts/gaindex
Any family having difficulty meeting tuition payments, must communicate their needs to the finance office, the Principal and the Pastor. Please contact one of these people and arrange an appointment. We are happy to discuss special arrangements for meeting your financial obligation.
The tuition payment/refund policy is also provided in the attached document.
OLA's Billboard Advertisement
New Fire-rated Door Installed!
The new fire-rated safety doors have been installed in the cafeteria further improving our children's safety! Thank you to all who participated in the Super Raffle and Spaghetti Dinner that we ran last October to earn the funds towards this project. If you missed out last year, be sure to get in on the action this year!
OLA Also Has a Facebook Page and Twitter Account!
Be sure to visit the OLA Facebook page to click a "like OLA! This will increase publicity to enhance marketing the OLA experience.
Follow OLA on Twitter by adding @OLAEagles to your Twitter account. Look forward to informative tweets to be posted shortly!
Shriners Pull-Tab Donations
Troop 60686 would like to let you know that the Pull-Tab collection program for this school year has begun! Last year, our numbers were over 100 pounds of pull tabs, Shriners was overwhelmed with our donations. Let’s do it again this year!
OLA Recycle Fundraiser
Join the OLA Community and Terracycle to "upcycle" household items that are otherwise seen as trash! Check out this flyer
for more information on the brigades that OLA is participating in this year to earn cash.
Items may be dropped off in the cafeteria at the Terracycle Brigade bins and check out Terracycle's FB page at https://www.facebook.com/#!/TerraCycle
Shop with Scrip and earn Tuition Credit
The Shop with Scrip program starts back up Monday, September 9th. Orders are placed each Monday at 9:00 am for delivery of cards on Friday of the same week. Tuition credit is calculated based on 50% of the rebate amount issued to the school by each vendor and issued for the following year.
Please consider using this program for your everyday purchases to support the school while reducing your overall expense. For more details, visit the Shop with Scrip page of our website.
St. Mary's H.S. Announces New OLA Scholarship Program
Thank you to the Mosakowski Family Foundation for providing this scholarship to OLA students attending St. Mary's High School. The scholarship is "a $1,000 annual award, renewable for 4 years, with a total value of $4,000." For additional information, please contact Tom O'Hare, Director of Enrollment Management at (781) 586-2070 or firstname.lastname@example.org.