HSA News

H.S.A. News – October 11, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o October 12th Walkathon at 1:15PM o October 26th No School o October 31st Halloween Parade at 1PM o November 1st All Saints Day Mass; HSA Meeting at 7:30PM in Gym o November 2nd 11AM First Friday Mass; 12:30PM Dismissal; Aftercare Available o November 8th Picture Day o November 9th Family Fun Night · Walkathon is TOMORROW! Volunteers Needed! o The Walkathon is tomorrow. We need some volunteers to assist! It begins at 1:15PM. It’s a fun event and the children love having family members there. Please reach out to Garret Sterling garrettjsterling@gmail.com. · HSA Meeting Rescheduled to Nov 1. o We needed to reschedule this week’s HSA meeting due to a calendar conflict with the Parish’s CCD program. We apologize for the last minute change and thank you for understanding! We hope you can join us on November 1st for an AOLP update on the latest happenings and an opportunity to meet with the chairs of the various HSA activities to see how you can get involved! o Meeting is on Nov. 1 at 7:30PM in the gym. · Halloween Treats o If you are sending in Halloween treats with your child for their class, the school requests that if nonperishable you please send them in early so that the items can be checked (ingredients, etc). When all the treats are received on the same day, it’s quite the effort to check everything! Thank you in advance! · 8th Grade Fundraiser o The eighth grade class will...

H.S.A. News – October 4, 2018

Lots of volunteer opportunities! Please see below and let us know if you can assist. As a reminder, any person who completes Protecting God’s Children may volunteer on your behalf so that you get your hours – grandparents, babysitters, other family members. Thank you in advance! · Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o October 5th First Friday Mass at 11AM; 12:30pm Dismissal; aftercare available o October 10th HSA Meeting 7:30PM; Gym o October 12th Walkathon o October 26th No School o November 9th Family Fun Night · Upcoming HSA Meeting o Join the HSA Board for an open meeting on October 10th at 7:30PM in the gym where we will discuss plans for the school year. o Volunteer signups for the school year events will be available – learn about all the events we host and how to get involved! · Poster Designer Needed! o Are you creative and willing to create a poster advertising our Family Fun Night event? The poster would be hung in various places around the school. If so, please contact the Family Fun Night chairs: Erin Sidie erinsidie@gmail.com and Louise Santiago loulou3232.ls@gmail.com · Walkathon Volunteers Needed! o The Walkathon is on October 12th. We need some volunteers to assist! Please reach out to Garret Sterling garrettjsterling@gmail.com · Tricky Tray Volunteers Needed for Soliciting Businesses o Volunteers are needed to solicit businesses for donations for baskets and raffles for our annual Tricky Tray fundraiser. Tricky Tray is our...

H.S.A. News – Spetember 27, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o September 28th 12:30PM Dismissal; aftercare available o October 5th First Friday Mass at 11AM; 12:30pm Dismissal; aftercare available o October 10th HSA Meeting 7:30PM; Gym o October 12th Walkathon o October 26th No School o November 9th Save the Date: Family Fun/Bingo Night! THANK YOU | 65th Anniversary Celebration o Thank you to Denise Reece and Sandy Slattery for organizing a wonderful, celebratory night out at the Westin Governor Morris. We had great attendance to celebrate the Academy’s 65 years. Thank you to all who were able to attend! Upcoming HSA Meeting o Join the HSA Board for an open meeting on October 10th at 7:30PM in the gym where we will discuss plans for the school year. o Volunteer signups for the school year events will be available – learn about all the events we host and how to get involved! Poster Designer Needed! o Are you creative and willing to create a poster advertising our Family Fun Night event? The poster would be hung in various places around the school. If so, please contact the Family Fun Night chairs: Erin Sidie erinsidie@gmail.com and Louise Santiago loulou3232.ls@gmail.com Robotics Team Update o The Robotics Club is selling ice cream/ice pops. The treats will cost $1.00. This is for Thursdays only. o Please remember to also support our no cost fundraisers. Save your empty dental...

H.S.A. News – September 20, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o September 21st AOLP 65th Anniversary & Blue Ribbon Celebration Gala; Westin Governor Morris o September 21st Walk-a-Thon Pep Rally during school hours o September 28th 12:30PM Dismissal; aftercare available o October 5th First Friday Mass at 11AM; 12:30pm Dismissal; aftercare available o October 12th Walkathon o October 26th No School 65th Anniversary Celebration o Join the AOLP community and celebrate 65 years of Catholic education at the Academy. Dinner and Dancing! This is not an HSA Fundraiser. o Friday September 21st 7PM-11PM at the Westin Governor Morris, Morristown, NJ o RSVP to Denise Reece at dncreece@verizon.net ; $55 per person payable to HSA Thank you! o Thank you for your support of the fundraiser at Strawberry Fields! We raised $100 for the HSA efforts this year. We had a great turnout and lots of frozen yogurt was enjoyed. Robotics Team Update o Beginning This Thursday, September 20th, the Robotics Club will begin selling ice cream/ice pops. The treats will cost $1.00. This is for Thursdays only. o Please remember to also support our no cost fundraisers. Save your empty dental items, toothpaste and boxes, empty floss containers, old toothbrushes and the packaging from the new brushes. We also collect empty Little Bites packages. Thank you for your support. o Please see attached flyer. Activities at the Academy o OLP CYO Basketball: Read More

H.S.A. News – September 13, 2018

· Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o September 13th AOLP Night; Strawberry Fields New Providence; 5-9 PM o September 14th New Families Reception; OLP Parish Hall; 7:30PM o September 17th Back to School Night 7:00 pm: Gym o September 21st AOLP 65th Anniversary & Blue Ribbon Celebration Gala; Westin Governor Morris Hotel o September 21st Walk-a-Thon Pep Rally during school hours · AOLP Back to School Night at Strawberry Fields o Tell your family and friends and join the AOLP community anytime between 5-9PM at Strawberry Fields in New Providence. o AOLP will receive a portion of sales when AOLP is mentioned with any order! · 65th Anniversary Celebration o Join the AOLP community and celebrate 65 years of Catholic education at the Academy. Dinner and Dancing! This is not an HSA Fundraiser. o Friday September 21st 7PM-11PM at the Westin Governor Morris, Morristown, NJ o RSVP to Denise Reece at dncreece@verizon.net ; $55 per person payable to HSA · Volunteer Opportunities o We need YOU…your time and your talents to make our school even better. Volunteering helps our school to thrive, keeps tuition costs down, and is fun too! o Consider the following volunteer opportunities: § Lunch Duty: contact Michelle Middleton at michellefioremiddleton@gmail.com § Tricky Tray: contact Kerry Flood at Read More

H.S.A. News – September 5, 2018

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year! · HSA Board for the 2017-2018 School Year: o President Matthew Dunn twindunns@yahoo.com o Vice President Suzanne Fahy smz12@aol.com o Treasurer Brigid McGowan brigidrose68@gmail.com o Secretary Mary Pauline Murphy marypauline.murphy@gmail.com · Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o September 9th Backpack Sunday Mass at 9AM & 12PM: Our Lady of Peace Church o September 10th First day of school for PK 3 & 4 o September 14th New Families Reception; OLP Parish Hall; 7:30PM o September 17th Back to School Night 7:00 pm: Gym o September 21st AOLP 65th Anniversary & Blue Ribbon Celebration Gala; Westin Governor Morris Hotel · Volunteer Opportunities o We need YOU…your time and your talents to make our school even better. Volunteering helps our school to thrive, keeps tuition costs down, and is fun too! o Consider the following volunteer opportunities: § Lunch Duty: contact Michelle Middleton at michellefioremiddleton@gmail.com § Tricky Tray: contact Kerry Flood at kerry@npfloods.com § Library: contact Mrs. Muir at Read More

H.S.A. News – June 14, 2018

Thank you for your generous support this school year. Please keep an eye out for our end of year HSA survey which will be sent via email. We value and appreciate your feedback! Have a wonderful summer! See you in September! Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o June 15th is the last day of school & a half day (1-8); NO AFTERCARE Summer Volunteer(s) Needed for HSA Closet Organization o If you could spare some time this summer to help organize our HSA closet, we could use the help! Uniforms and event decorations are in the closet and we would like to have the items sorted and old items cleaned out. You will earn HSA hours and you can do this on your own schedule. If you can help with this, please contact Mary Pauline: marypauline.murphy@gmail.com 2018-2019 Volunteer Chair Opportunity o We are in need of a chairperson to manage an event for the beginning of next school year –a Blue Ribbon and AOLP 65th Anniversary Celebration. If you could help us, please contact christine_m_williams@yahoo.com o As a reminder, when you serve in a lead/chair role – you earn all your HSA hours! SCRIP Program o You may visit ShopWithScrip.com to purchase gift cards through our school page § Enrollment code: BL81B68156976 § Send checks and enrollment forms to the school through your child’s folder o For more information, please contact Karen Pisani at mikeandkarenpisani@verizon.net or Kristen Klasey at Kristen.Klasey@gmail.com Read More

H.S.A. News – May 17, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o May 22nd – HSA School wide parent meeting; 7:30PM; AOLP Gym o May 25th – Field Day; 12:30PM Dismissal; NO AFTERCARE o May 28th – March with AOLP in the Memorial Day Parade in New Providence @ 10AM & Family Picnic at AOLP afterwards o June 1st – 12:30PM Dismissal; Father/Daughter Dance Cinderella o Students in 4th to 8th grade put on a magnificent production of Disney's "Cinderella Kids" which took place in front of packed audiences this past Friday and Saturday. We are so proud of all their hard work and dedication. The acting, singing and dancing were spectacular! o Special thanks to Mr. Bill Elder and Ms. Joanna Hoty Russell for producing, designing, and directing these budding Academy actors and to all those who volunteered and helped behind the scenes. Book Fair o Thank you to all the families who came out to the Academy Summer Reading Book Fair at Barnes and Noble in Livingston yesterday, May 16th. It took effort to come out to Livingston in the rain and traffic with your busy schedules and we so appreciate your support. A good time was had by all with tons of books, summer reading titles, special drinks and the company of fellow Academy families! o To the thirty-four families and teacher Mrs. Frith who attended and purchased books and other merchandise we say THANK YOU!!!! We’ll let you know how the in store sales went soon. In the meantime, if you were unable to come or if you forgot something please know that the online book fair goes until Monday 5/21. The Academy receives a % of the sales of ANY item you buy. In addition to summer reading titles, think about gifts...

H.S.A. News – May 10, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o May 11th – “Cinderella” performance; 7:30PM; AOLP Gym o May 12th – “Cinderella” performance; 2:00PM; AOLP Gym o May 16th -   · AOLP Spring Book Fair @ Barnes & Noble, Livingston 9AM-9PM · 5th Grade DARE graduation · New Providence Police vs. AOLP Students Basketball game; 1:15PM @ AOLP Gym o May 22nd – HSA School wide parent meeting; 7:30PM; AOLP Gym o May 25th – Field Day; 12:30PM Dismissal; NO AFTERCARE o May 28th – Memorial Day Parade in New Providence & Family Picnic at AOLP afterwards o June 1st – 12:30PM Dismissal; Father/Daughter Dance 6PM-8PM  Field Day T-Shirt Money ($12) is due May 18th. Please send in promptly. HSA Parent Meeting - IMPORTANT MEETING - PLEASE ATTEND o Please join the HSA in a school wide parent meeting on May 22nd at 7:30PM in the school gym. We request that each family have at least one family member in attendance as we discuss plans for the 2018-2019 school year. Thank you! Cinderella o AOLP students have been preparing for their performances of “Cinderella”. Please join us for the performances Friday May 11 at 7:30pm and Saturday May 12 at 2pm. o Admission is free for students, and $5 for adults. o The students have been working since January on this production and it promises to be a delight! Academy Summer Reading Book Fair at Barnes and Noble in Livingston, May 16th 9am – 9 pm o Please attend this one-day book fair at Barnes and Noble at the Livingston Mall. We will have many titles from...

H.S.A. News – April 26, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: http://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) o April 28th – Protecting God’s Children Certification Class; AOLP o May 2nd-5th – OLP Country Fair o May 8th – May Crowning o May 11th & 12th – Spring Play o May 16th – AOLP Spring Book Fair @ Barnes & Noble, Livingston 9AM-9PM o May 25th – Field Day o May 28th – Memorial Day Parade in New Providence & Family Picnic at AOLP afterwards o June 1st – Father/Daughter Dance *Thank You* | Mother/Son Event o A BIG thank- you to all the mothers and sons who came out this past Friday night. This event continues to be an evening filled with highly competitive and challenging obstacles combined with lots of laughs, good sportsmanship and fun (and some muscle ache!)! o Thank-you to Mr. G for his time and for designing and running all the games. Thank you to Mrs. Perniola for organizing the event. o Mothers prevailed again this year! Keep up the training – April 2019 is right around the corner! Save the date: Totally ‘80s Themed Father/Daughter Dance! o June 1st 6:00PM-8:00PM @ AOLP Gym o More info to come! SCRIP Program o You may visit ShopWithScrip.com to purchase gift cards through our school page § Enrollment code: BL81B68156976 § Send checks and enrollment forms to the school through your child’s folder o For more information, please contact Karen Pisani at mikeandkarenpisani@verizon.net or Kristen Klasey at Read More