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Registration and Information for 2022-2023 School Year

Registration and Information for 2022-2023 School Year

We are accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year, but please note that there is a short wait list for Kindergarten and several students on a wait list for preschool. Please send an email to information@olwschool.org or call the school office at 847-255-0050...

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School is a great way to keep up with your faith over the summer. We want to plant God's words in childrens' hearts. Your child will experience God's word in surprising and unforgettable ways. Each day at HayDay VBS, leaders will reinforce one simple...

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Grandparents Day – so many smiles

Grandparents Day – so many smiles

Grandparents Day returned this May. Grandparents and other special persons were treated to short performances by PK - 5th graders. They also saw a sneak peek of Matilda, Jr - our middle school musical. Then they were able to visit the classrooms, take someone special...

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Career Day in the Middle School

Career Day in the Middle School

We recently invited several school and parish parents into our middle school for our first Career Day. The students were able to listen to presentations from three different professionals to get a feel for a variety of jobs for which they may not be familiar. We are...

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Catholic Schools Week Fun

Catholic Schools Week Fun

Catholic Schools Week is always a fun week and, as a school, we love a chance to celebrate our Catholic identity. School wide service project - Warm Hearts Helping Hands Mittens Service Project. Donations will be given to those in the community who are homeless. If...

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Robotics Success AGAIN

Robotics Success AGAIN

On Saturday, December 11, three OLW Robotics Team competed in person at the FLL Robotics Regional Tournament this weekend. It was the largest regional tournament in the state with 38 teams participating. All of our OLW teams placed 2nd place or higher in at least one...

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C.O.R.E Afterschool Activities

C.O.R.E Afterschool Activities

FSA is offering C.O.R.E (Continued Opportunities for Reinforcement and Enrichment) classes again this winter. This after-school enrichment program offers to OLW students some additional opportunities to stimulate their mind and spirit. C.O.R.E.’s mission is to support...

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2021-2022 New School Year Info

2021-2022 New School Year Info

August 6, 2021 Letter from Principal David Wood re: the upcoming school year Dear OLW Families: Welcome back to a new school year! This email includes important information for the upcoming school year and links to forms that need to be completed and returned before...

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New Windows Have Been Installed in the Elementary Building

New Windows Have Been Installed in the Elementary Building

During the summer break, the OLW elementary school building is receiving new, energy efficient windows to replace the original 1950’s windows. This project was originally discussed during a previous capital campaign but was shelved due to the economic downturn in...

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Great Looking Improvements in the Gym

Great Looking Improvements in the Gym

Look at these changes in the gym! A fresh coat of paint on the walls AND a freshly finished gym floor. Thank you to the OLW Boosters for funding this much needed update. The existing gym floor, which was more than 15 years old, was sanded to the bare wood and then two...

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May Crowning

May Crowning

Traditions are important at OLW School. The May Crowning ceremony is perhaps the most treasured tradition – 8th graders have the honor of presenting a flower to Mary and leading the Rite of Crowning. May Crowing usually occurs on May 24, the Feast of Our Lady of the...

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Robotics Teams Successes!

Robotics Teams Successes!

The OLW Robotics Program was established in 2014 and is a big success and something that attracts new middle school families. Joshua Gustafson, OLW Class of 2012, as an project to fulfill his Eagle Scout requirement. The idea stemmed from his wish that OLW offered...

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Supper Clubs

Supper Clubs

Supper Clubs – Throughout the year, OLW participates in Supper Club fundraisers, where a local restaurant donates to OLW a portion of the sales on a certain day during a certain time period. Sometimes you just mention the fundraiser, sometimes you can show a flier on...

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Save the Tax Credit Scholarship Program

Please send a letter to your state senator and representative to save the TCS Program. OLW is able to offer scholarships to over 20 students through this program and they are each very appreciative of the scholarship and the chance to be part of the OLW community....

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