Archive for the 'School Programs' Category

Fourth Grade Walk Through California

In fourth grade social studies, the students spend the year learning about the history of our great state of California.  Each year, the school puts on an interactive presentation that delineates this progress.  Students are dressed in costumes that symbolize different time periods and aspects of the California history, such as, native Indians, Spanish conquistadors, miners, missionaries, farmers and governors, to […]

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Academic Decathalon

This year’s event was held at Santa Margarita High School on Saturday, March 4.  The OLQA team was received a special blessing from Father Kerry before the competition.  Thank you to all that represented our school, and congratulations to winners in the individual subjects: Kate Stagman (Literature) , Lexie Previti (Current Events) , Ryan Joshi (Math), and Kristen Pang (English).  We […]

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Annual All-School Christmas Program

On the evening of December 15, the entire school celebrated Jesus’ birth at the OLQA Church.  Students were dressed in their “Christmas best” for this festive occasion.  The performance began with a procession of all grades while everyone singing O Come, All Ye Faithful.  Each grade then performed a traditional Christmas song following the reading of a story by […]

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When Hearts Listen, Angels Sing

“When Hearts Listen, Angels Sing” was the title of this year’s Christmas luncheon, held in the Parish Hall on December 6, 2016.  The luncheon is a revered tradition at OLQA School.  Over 300 parents and family members enjoyed the beautiful singing of carols by students in grades K-4.  Thank you to our students for all […]

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Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year!

A warm welcome to all the OLQA students and their families to the 2016-2017 school year, with new teachers, new learning programs and a brand new Carson Field! The PSA has many school spirit and family events planned for the year: the Harvest Celebration, Father-Daughter Dance, Mother-Son Kickball, Mass and Movie, Jog-a-thon, to name a few.  […]

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May Crowning

The month of May is dedicated to Mary, Our Blessed Mother.  The Catholic Church reminds us to think and to speak in a special way to Our Blessed Mother during May.  The month of May is a spiritual invitation for us to open our hearts to Mary. It is also the time of year that […]

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First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion was celebrated with our second graders and parish children on the first two weekends in May. The joy radiating from the children on this special occasion was touching. The parents’ loving participation in this Sacrament made this family event a true celebration for our parish community. Everyone at the Masses experienced the […]

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8th Grade in Washington D.C.

Our Eighth Graders visited our nation’s capital along with Fr. Charles,  Mrs. Fedak, Mrs. Moore, and Mr. Bergeron. Our students toured many of the capital’s historic sites including Mount Vernon, Annapolis, Capitol Hill,  Arlington National Cemetery and The White House.  Four of our students had the privilege of laying the wreath at the tomb of the […]

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8th Grade and Seniors Luncheon

The Eighth Grade class hosted a special luncheon for our Senior friends at OLQA. During the past year these Eighth Grade students and Senior friends became pen pals exchanging letters and learning about each other . For the luncheon, the students baked apple pies and Irish soda bread, and made potato soup for their guests. The […]

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Fifth Grade Poetry Slam

Our fifth grade students were on fire with their talent and creativity this spring season. Everyone who attended the Fifth Grade Poetry Slam was amazed at the wonderful poems presented at this annual event. Mrs. Sharkey, their language arts teacher, is commended for helping to develop this special group of young poets. The Fifth Grade Students deserve […]

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