Student Council Christmas Play

This year’s Student Council presented their annual Christmas Play for their fellow students on Friday, December 20th in the school hall.    The Student Council created, wrote, produced and starred in the production – it was creative, fun and heartwarming.  Christmas carols were sung by each grade after the performance sending the students off to a happy Christmas break!!!

 

PSA Christmas Luncheon

The PSA Annual Christmas Luncheon was held on Tuesday, December 10th 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 voices. Thank you to Jennifer Carey, Tania Habeeb & Christie McKenna, PSA VP(s) of Programs for hosting a lovely, holiday afternoon with festive décor and delicious food, and to the countless volunteers that helped make this event special. Thank you to Mrs. Van, Mrs. Donovan, and the 8th Graders for their excellent service at the luncheon.

Annual Christmas Program

Our all school evening Christmas program was held on Thursday, December 19th in the church.  Each class, as well as our Cantors and Jr. High Instrumental program performed.   All joined our voices together in singing O Come, All Ye Faithful as the children processed into the church.  It was a beautiful evening filling our church and hearts with the music of our children.

8th Grade Christmas Tree Lot

Santa’s Elves were hard at work at the 8th Grade Annual Christmas Tree Lot!!  Thank you to all the Eighth Graders who worked so hard to make it a success.  Everyone was impressed by their enthusiasm and service.  Thank you to all the parents and parishioners who supported this Washington, D.C. trip fundraiser.

2013 Fall Sports!

Book Fair!

OLQA’s Annual Scholastic All-Star Book Fair was fun for students, as well as profitable for our school!  Our 2013 Book Fair broke the record in sales again for the third year in a row and earned over $6,000. in books for our classrooms and library.  Let’s take this opportunity to thank the Book Fair Co-Chairs Christie McKenna &  Aiza Fargas and all the wonderful volunteers that made it happen.

It Was Paradise!!

On Friday, November 8th,  Auction Co-Chairs , Kathleen Neilsen and Jen Awad, along with their tireless Committee,  successfully presented an evening that was truly Paradise! It was filled with the celebration of our school along with the commitment to its success and the success of our students. Appropriately named “Paradise…Destination Happiness,” the evening’s theme was genuinely reflected in its dedication of  a thankful, faith-filled, and fun-filled gathering.

Kathleen Neilsen and Jen Awad, deserve much applause and gratitude for all their hard work. They led with tremendous energy and teamwork and our entire school community thanks you.  Thank you also to the  indefatigable Auction Committee and the many volunteers that made the night what it was…..Paradise!!!

Scenes from a fun-filled night…

Scenes from Halloween!!

Many thanks to the PSA Room Mom Coordinators, Ashley Rodi and Keree James, and all the Room Mothers and volunteers that made this day so memorable! The school was decorated in great Halloween style; the students were dressed in costumes and enjoyed the pumpkins, poems, art, snacks and Coach K’s annual parade.   Our Student Council surprised the entire school with a flash mob dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”.  With many  hours of secret practices, the Student Council performed with precision choreography, while teachers Mrs. Van, Mrs. Moore and Coach K were right in the mix!  All in all, the memories from this day will be with our students for years to come!

6th Grade Science Camp

The morning of October 7th  the 6th grade students waived goodbye to their parents as they departed for a week long Outdoor Science Camp near Running Springs. Students learned about ecology, botany, animals, and astronomy while enjoying the outdoors and having fun.  6th grade teachers, Ms. Nealey and Mr. Landero accompanied the students. A tradition at OLQA School is for these campers to receive a warm homecoming from the OLQA student body and faculty – and that they did!

Parent Parties!!

A very sincere thanks to our Room Mothers for planning and organizing our grade level parent parties! Our Room Mothers do a tremendous job of coordinating these community-building events for OLQA School. We all look forward to them each year!

From October through December, parent parties are well attended and old and new friends are joining together for a visit.  Here are some highlights of parties to date:

The 1st Grade Parent Party was a fun time for all as guests enjoyed an evening at Wildfish Restaurant!

4th Grade: