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Join Us October 21st for a Lovely Evening out!

Hello AOLP Families -
We are so pleased the beginning of the school is off and running and we are able to gather again.  We are extremely excited to be hosting a wonderful Wine Dinner at Ancona Restaurant outside under their large tent on October 21, 2021.  Please see attached flyer for details.  
We truly hope you will join us for a lovely evening out with friends, sharing delicious food, drinking fabulous wine and supporting our school!  It is going to be a wonderful night!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Chris & Denise Reece
Roger & Suzanne Fahy
Wine Dinner Co-Chairs

Academy Principal – Dr. Kelly Hart

  Dr. Kelly Hart became the Principal of The Academy in July of 2020. Dr. Hart completed her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Math, Science and Technology at The College of New Jersey and attained her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University. Dr. Hart earned her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from the College of St. Elizabeth, having given her dissertation in STEM Education. She most recently served as Supervisor of Educational Technology for the East Hanover Board of Education. She has taught Engineering at the high school level and STEM education at the middle school level. Dr. Hart is a Chatham native. She and her husband are raising two young children. On her new role at The Academy, Dr. Hart said, “I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve a school with such a rich tradition of education and the evident support of the Our Lady of Peace community. During this most challenging time, The Academy and community have rallied as a family to ensure the school remains a caring, safe, faithful, and academically rich environment. I feel privileged to have the opportunity to collaborate with the teachers, parents, and community members at The Academy and to share my devotion in making this school year and every year a great success.” School Board President, David Janazzo notes, “Dr. Hart is a highly credentialed, qualified, and impressive educational leader, with a desire to foster Catholic education for Academy students. The Board is confident that Dr. Hart will lead The Academy to long-term success.“  

Please Join Us – Spring Raffle

Ticket Reservation: Click Here to complete the form ahead of your arrival time. Tickets will be reserved by your last name at the door. You will have to provide payment on day of the event (Cash & check are the preferred method of payment). Ticket prices are as follows: (25) $50.00 (50) $100.00 (75) for $125.00. *The first 150 people to purchase will receive an extra 10 Tickets* Ticket Drop: On Sunday, April 25th you will have 30 minutes in the AOLP gym to look at the baskets and place your tickets in cans. Please Click Here to sign up for a designated time slot from 8:00AM-4:00PM. We ask that you please adhere to your chosen time slot. Due to COVID safety protocols we will only be allowed a limited number of people at each time. Basket Worksheet & Slide Show Time will be limited on the day of the event so we want to give you a chance to strategize. Please Click Here to use this worksheet to mark down your favorites and come in with a plan. We will have all of the items categorized to ensure you will find these items with ease. Below is the breakdown of the categories along with a link to a picture slide show of the...

Please Read The Academy’s Official COVID-19 Plans for re-Opening – September 2020!

Official COVID-19 Plans for Re-Opening School NOW available for viewing!

September 7, 2020

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures during COVID (PDF)

August 4, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As promised, I am writing to share our most current plan for reopening The Academy in September. As of today’s date, we remain on target to open in-person for five, full (social distanced) days a week, while also offering hybrid and virtual options for our families. We ask that our families complete the survey linked here ( by August 15th to formally choose a learning option for September. This must be completed for each child.

We are working to open our school safely, provide students with the school experience they need, and weigh myriad factors associated with COVID-19 and the education of our children. Our decisions continue to be guided by the documents released by Read More

Virtual Back to School Night – Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 7PM

September 21, 2020 Dear Parents/Guardians and families,    I can’t believe that Back to School Night is already here! While our Back to School Night, like so many other things this year, will not be the same as years past, we hope that you are able to join us virtually on Tuesday, September 22, 2020! We will begin promptly at 7:00 PM as a whole group, will move to grade level meetings at 7:15 PM and will end by 8:00 PM. Please use the links below to join us. Please be sure to mute yourself when you join each meeting so that everyone can hear the teacher.   7:00 -- Welcome by Dr. Hart (   7:15--- Grade Level Meetings PreSchool ( Kindergarten ( First Grade ( Second Grade ( Third Grade...

Check here for Special Subject Activities

Parents and students please check here weekly for new assignments or notices regarding your Specials subjects. We will keep at least two weeks worth of work here for your reference. Please be patient as we are doing our best to get the information ready for you here. All Special assignments below will have a final DUE DATE of Wednesday, June 3rd. Please submit all work to your respective Specials teacher by that date. Thank you.
Special Subject Lessons
Music with Mr. Carle Email Week of May 25th to June 3rd Grades 1 & 2:
Grades 5 & 6: Read More

Help keep books in your student’s hands this summer – Shop Online at Our Book Fair

Scholastic Book Fair

June 8 - Sept. 4

We're having a Summer Read-a-Palooza Virtual Book Fair!

You can support our school while discovering favorite characters, series, and collections all summer long. Orders are delivered right to your doorstep and you can take advantage of FREE shipping on book-only purchases over $25. Let's make this a summer to instill a love of reading!
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