H.S.A. News – September 5, 2018

Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!

· 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

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

o September 9th Backpack Sunday Mass at 9AM & 12PM: Our Lady of Peace Church

o September 10th First day of school for PK 3 & 4

o September 14th New Families Reception; OLP Parish Hall; 7:30PM

o September 17th Back to School Night 7:00 pm: Gym

o September 21st AOLP 65th Anniversary & Blue Ribbon Celebration Gala; Westin Governor Morris Hotel

· 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: 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. Notes went home with all students in their folders 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.