H.S.A. News – September 20, 2018

Upcoming Events (For the latest, up to date information please refer to: https://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: https://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=uccyo&sid=636937645

o Music Lessons: Register and sign up at http://www.clefnotesmusic.com

o Yoga for PK 3 and PK 4: Contact littleheartsyogaanddance@gmail.com

o Cross Country; Contact Mrs. Frith at efrith@theacademyolp.org

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/Recess: contact Michelle Middleton at michellefioremiddleton@gmail.com

§ Tricky Tray: contact Kerry Flood at kerry@npfloods.com

§ Library: contact Mrs. Muir at elizawizzie@gmail.com

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

HSA Dues

o We appreciate each family contributing $25/per student to fund the various HSA activities throughout the school year. Please send in your donation to the school office as soon as you are able to. Letters and envelopes were sent home this week.

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.

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