H.S.A. News – March 15, 2018

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

o    March 19th – Family Volleyball Night at AOLP Gym; 7:00PM

o    March 29th-April 2nd – Spring Break. School reopens April 9th.

o    April 10th – “Screenagers” Movie; 7:30PM AOLP Gym; Free – appropriate for ages 10+.

o    April 28th – Protecting God’s Children Certification Class; AOLP

Tricky Tray 2018

o    An enormous thank you to our co-chairs Kerry Flood and Sandy Slattery for a fantastic Tricky Tray event this year!

o    Thank you to our dedicated volunteers who helped ensure the success of our biggest fundraiser. We cannot thank you enough for your support!

o    Get ready – our 25th Anniversary of Tricky Tray is next year!


Screenagers Movie

o    Join us for a special screening regarding a very important topic for our families and youth – “Growing up in the Digital Age.” The movie delves into the important and current topic of our children and teenagers and their use of social media and digital devices. The movie is appropriate for children ages 10 and up. An open discussion will follow the movie.

o    Please reserve your seat by registering online at:

§   https://impactflow.com/event/presented-by-the-academy-of-our-lady-of-peace-7472

o    For more information about this movie please visit screenagersmovie.com or contact Mrs. Raleigh at mrraleigh@theacademyolp.org


Yearbooks and Boosters Sale

o    Yearbooks still on sale! You can purchase from the office. $21 per copy, To include a booster, please send an email to Mrs. Raleigh @ mrraleigh@theacademyolp.org.  Boosters are an additional $2 per line. Thank you!



o    Information was sent home for students in grades 3-8. Practice begins Friday!

o    Track practice for grades K to 2 will be on Tuesdays after school until 4:15 PM in April and May.  More information will be sent home with students next week.

Robotics Team Update

o    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.

Traveling for Spring Break? Purchase gift cards for travel (hotels, restaurants, theme park tickets and more) thru SCRIP to help our school!

§  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  or Kristen Klasey at Kristen.Klasey@gmail.com 

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.


Protecting God’s Children

o    Upcoming class at AOLP:

§  April 28th at 9AM for re-certification and 11 a.m. for new certification.

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 site 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


Contact the HSA Board Anytime

o    President   Matthew Dunn twindunns@yahoo.com

o    Vice President  Christine Williams  christine_m_williams@yahoo.com

o    Treasurer  Brendan Reilly  brendanliamreilly@gmail.com

o    Secretary  Mary Pauline Murphy  marypauline.murphy@gmail.com