Archive for the 'Fundraising & Outreach' Category

Save the Date for Havana Nights

              This year’s auction will be held at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on Saturday, November 11 with a Cuban flare.  This is our school’s primary fundraiser produced by parents, administration, faculty and volunteers, to raise money for our school programs. Go to http://olqaschool.org/support/annual-auction/ for all the details and the […]

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The Great Book Exchange

Our school held a great book exchange recently.  Every child was asked to donate at least two books that they have outgrown, but we spotted many families bringing in bags and baskets of books!  Books were then organized by their AR levels and displayed for students to choose from.  One child’s “trash” is another’s treasure!  […]

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Fall Harvest Celebration

The month of November was filled with the spirit of giving at OLQA.  An online silent auction featuring many community-building items ran for the entire month.  Families got to bid on activities such as principal for a day, free dress, directory cover design, buy-in parties and holiday celebrations with teachers. This spirit culminated with the […]

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Save the Date for the Harvest Celebration

In lieu of the annual auction, the PSA is hosting a community building celebration co-chaired by Amy Denoon, Amy Macedo and Amy Williams.  The event features an open bar, heavy appetizers, live auction, fundraising games, DJ, live music, dance and more.   Hope to see you there!

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OLQA Golf Tournament

This year’s annual OLQA Golf Tournament was a perfect day to enjoy the beautiful Strawberry Farms Golf Course with bright sun and cool breezes. Best of all, parents were given the opportunity to visit with old friends and meet new parents to the school this year. A big thanks to Mrs. Swatsek and Mr. Fanticola […]

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Children’s Auction Fun

Our enthusiastic students helped with the auction excitement by participating in a special “Children’s Auction” at school on the Thursday before the big event.  Our wonderful volunteer committee organized 47 different raffle items.  Each student was given 10 free tickets to take a chance on the items of their choice.  The energy was contagious!  

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Auction Puppies Meet Their New Families!

The live auction featured two adorable puppies looking for their forever families!  The precious Maltipoo was adopted by the Nguyen family and the beautiful black labrador was on his way to surprise the children in the Burns family.  What lucky pups!

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OLQA School Auction a Success!

          The OLQA School Auction, “Trailblazing….Forging a path for our children’s future”, was a grand success and an evening to be remembered by all!   Our 2016 Auction Co-Chairs,  Leslie Boyd & Dana Strader, did an outstanding job spearheading the event and the effort from the team of tireless volunteers was tremendous. […]

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Tickets Still Available for the 2016 School Auction!

          Don’t miss out on an exciting and memorable evening of school spirit, fundraising and fun!! The 2016 OLQA School Auction is just around the corner on January 30, 2016 at the beautiful Island Hotel in Newport Beach. Tickets are still available.  Go to:  olqaschoolauction.com to purchase online or visit the […]

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PSA Christmas Luncheon

The PSA Annual Christmas Luncheon was held on Wednesday, December 9th in the hall. It was a joyous occasion watching our littlest Angels, Kindergarten-4th graders sing beautiful Christmas Carols while the 8th grade students served refreshments. Thank you to Mrs. Landis, Dr. Lamb, and Mrs. Hoppe for all the effort that went into those well-trained […]

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