Archive for the 'Student Enrichment' Category

First Grade Field Trip to Tanaka Farms

In the spirit of the season, our first graders endeavored on a field trip to Tanaka Farms.  The children started the tour riding around the farms in a hay wagon.  Then, they visited with the goats in the petting farm, found their way through a giant corn maze, and picked fresh vegetables from the field.  […]

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Halloween Celebration

A great, fun celebration took place at the OLQA School on Halloween.  PSA Enrichment Chairs Amy Chung, Vivian Schroeder and School Spirit Chair, Jenny Bartz, along with many other volunteers worked long hours to ensure it was a fun and safe day for all. Balloons and blow-up stations were placed around the school to create […]

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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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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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Lenten Giving by OLQA Students

  In order to participate more fully in this Lenten season, each student was given a rice bowl to collect change and be able to participate more fully in the Lenten season and practice almsgiving. This donation will be used to help the less fortunate both abroad and at home. If you would like to […]

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OLQA Children’s Choir

6th graders Avery Baum and Rachael Ranney, members of the OLQA Children’s Choir, recently returned from participating in the Youth Treble Honor Choir at the American Choral Directors Association Western Division Conference in Pasadena.  They auditioned last fall, and were accepted into this prestigious honor choir of 185 singers, gr. 6-9, from choirs in California, […]

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Catholic School’s Week – Special Person’s Day & Gizmo Guys!

Special Person’s Day As part of Catholic Schools Week, Special Person’s Day is when students celebrate a special person in their life. It is a tradition at OLQA to invite a “special person” to join us for Mass and lunch. Each student brought a lunch for themselves and a “special person” and enjoyed it together […]

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Catholic Schools Week 2016

Catholic Schools Week is a joint effort of the National Catholic Education Association, NCEA, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Over the last few years, Catholic schools across our nation have focused on making a world of difference. Together with more than 2.6 million other students across the nation, we wish to extend our […]

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5th Grade Walks Through the American Revolution

Our 5th grade students participated in the much anticipated Walk Through The American Revolution interactive learning event.  Each student portrayed a historic character from this time in our country’s history.

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Open House 2016

As the official kick off for Catholic Schools Week, our school Open House was held Sunday, January 30th.  All school families were invited to attend the 8:30 am Mass where students proudly wore their uniforms and 8th graders served as Ambassadors.  Immediately following Mass, coffee and donuts were served in the school Jr. High Courtyard […]

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