H.S.A. News – June 6, 2019

We wish everyone a very happy, safe, fun filled summer!

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: https://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ )

o    June 6th 8th Grade Graduation **CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!**

o    June 7th Kindergarten Graduation; **CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!** Last day for PK; 12:30PM Dismissal

o    June 10th AOLP Pool Party at the New Providence Community Pool; 6-8PM

o    June 14th Last Day of School for grades 1-7; 12:30PM Dismissal

Thank You

o    Thank you to Mrs. Sandy Slattery for organizing a wonderful Father Daughter dance this year!

o    Thank you to Mrs. Lisa Ruane and family for organizing the Memorial Day BBQ – a great kick off to summer for our families.

AOLP Pool Party

o    Celebrate the end of the school year at the New Providence Community Pool. The pool will be open to all Academy families from 6-8PM on June 10th.

o    Snack bar will be open (as a reminder cash/checks only)

HSA Volunteer Hours

o    Please send in your HSA dues for unfulfilled volunteer hours by the end of the school year. Checks may be made out to AOLP HSA.

Needed: New Family “Buddies”

o   We are looking for families to serve as a “buddy” to new families entering our school next year. You would be paired up with a new family and help them get acquainted to our school, help answer questions regarding the school day to day, and help them understand all the various events and how to get involved.

o   If you are interested in being a buddy to a new family please reach out to Mary Pauline Murphy at marypauline.murphy@gmail.com 

HSA Board Position Open

o    HSA Secretary

§  Attend monthly HSA board meetings, take meeting notes, and create/distribute the HSA newsletter to families on a monthly basis.

o   Please contact Suzanne Fahy at smz12@aol.com or Mary Pauline Murphy @ marypauline.murphy@gmail.com if interested

Robotics Team Update

o    The Robotics Club is now selling ice cream and Philadelphia hot pretzels at lunch time on Thursdays. 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. There are containers in the hallway by the Pre-K 4 rooms to drop the items off.

Shop Gift Cards for sale and support the Academy!

o    Buy those gift cards for birthday gifts and your everyday shopping needs! The Academy will receive a % back on sales.

§  Go to 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

Protecting God’s Children

o    All volunteers working in the school or at events with children must complete a Protecting God’s Children (PGC) workshop. It is important to get this certification completed early so that you can fully participate in volunteering. Please check the below cite for a convenient date and location.http://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/reg_list2.cfm?theme=0

§  Select Newark, NJ (Archdiocese) in the dropdown menu)

§  Please contact Academy Secretary Danielle Mollo at the school’s office with any questions: secretary@theacademyolp.org  or 908 464-8657

Uniform Swap

o    There is a great selection of previously worn uniform items available for FREE in the H.S.A. closet in the basement of the school. Come visit the closet (you must sign in at the school’s office first). Clothes are sorted by type and neatly organized in bins.

o    As the school year comes to a close, think about what you might be able to donate to the closet!

HSA Board for the 2018-2019 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