H.S.A. News – November 15, 2018

  • Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: https://theacademyolp.org/calendar/ ) 
    • November 21st-25th No School – Thanksgiving Break; Happy Thanksgiving!
    • December 6th Picture Retakes
    • December 7th 11AM Mass; 12:30PM Dismissal; Aftercare available
  • Family Fun Night
    • Thank you to all the families that came out for Family Fun Night. The kids AND adults had a blast! Thank you to Erin Sidie and Louise Santiago for chairing the event!
    • Thank you from the Academy LIBRARY
      • The Academy Library sold more than 100 used books at Family Fun Night.  Most books were .25 cents and so with sales and donations we made over $45.   We thank all families who shopped and especially our students who love to read and love books!   The library plans to offer more used books at future HSA family events.
  • Christmas in a Box
    • Monetary donations are still being accepted. Any donation is appreciated and may be sent in to the school office in care of Mrs. Flood.
    • Collection of gifts will take place November 26th and 27th in the Parish hall.
  • Tricky Tray Family Donation
    • Please send in your family’s $75 Tricky Tray donation by November 16th if you did not pay it at registration. Thank you for your support. Tricky Tray is the Academy’s largest fundraiser and we use these funds to purchase raffle items and gift baskets.
  • AOLP Open House
    • We had a terrific turnout at this past weekend’s Open House. Thank you to Mrs. DiBrienza for leading this event. Keep spreading the word on the great school we have!
  • Tricky Tray Volunteers Needed for Soliciting Businesses
    • Volunteers are needed to solicit businesses for donations for baskets and raffles for our annual Tricky Tray fundraiser. Tricky Tray is our largest fundraiser! If you have connections to area businesses or are willing to help us reach out to businesses for donations please reach out to Kerry Flood at kerry@npfloods.com
  • Shop Gift Cards for sale and support the Academy!
    • Buy those gift cards for birthday gifts, stocking stuffers 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
    • For more information, please contact Karen Pisani at mikeandkarenpisani@verizon.net
  • Volunteer Opportunities 
    • 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!
    • Consider the following volunteer opportunities:
  • Robotics Team Update
    • The Robotics Club is now selling Philadelphia hot pretzels at lunch time on Thursdays. The treats will cost $1.00. This is for Thursdays only.
    • Turn your trash into our treasures! Mrs. Tyler is collecting the following items for Art: plastic bottle caps of all sizes and colors, empty Lysol/Clorox wipe containers, and buttons that you don’t need! Please send them in to school. Thank you!
    • 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.
  • Uniform Swap
    • 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.