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In This Issue
ALL OLP Volunteers
In order to volunteer in the school, the cafeteria, or an FSA activity, the following paperwork is required.  The good news is that the clearances are free and can be completed online.  Just click on the links below.

Copies of your clearances need to be filed in the school office.

Occasional Volunteer Form

Mandated Reporter Compliance Document

PA State Police Clearance

Child Abuse Clearance   

Absence / Attendance
If your child is going to miss school, please be sure to call or email the school before 8:45a.m.  Thank you!

Wellness Policy
Please click here then scroll down to review the Diocese of Erie Catholic Schools Wellness Policy. 
Looking Ahead

April 27
~School Liturgy 9:00a.m.

April 28
~Teacher In-service
~No School for Students

April 29
~First Communion I Practice 9:00a.m. OLP Church
~OLP Casino Night

April 30
~First Communion I at 11:00a.m. Mass

May 2
~Athletic Board Meeting

May 4
~FSA Board Meeting 6:30p.m.

May 5
~First Friday Eucaristic Adoration
~Mary's Day Prayer Service 2:00p.m.

For more Calendar Events Click on the Quick Link below.
Athletic Events

Click here for Diocesan Athletic Information and Schedules

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017   
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OLP Proud
Congratulations to fifth grader Monica Yochim, winner of the OLP Spelling Bee!

Congratulations also goes out to our Challenge 24 team members Andrew Kolodychak, Michael Vereb, and Graydon Brugger, who won Silver Medals at the competition yesterday! 

We are very proud of all of the 4th through 6th graders who participated in the Spelling Bee and the 4th through 8th graders who were part of the Challenge 24 team.
FSA Daffin's Easter Candy
  • Please pay in full by April 28, 2017.
  • Please write one check made payable to OLP-FSA
  • Please put student's name and homeroom on the envelope.
If you have any questions please contact:
Amy Rupp at 602-5302
or Sue Esser at 397-8347

8th Graders & Parents
High school is just around the corner!  Here is some information to help you along the way.

Dates to remember 
Mary's Day- May 5, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. The class photo will be taken this day as well.
Sports Banquet - May 9, 2017 
Kennywood class trip- May 19, 2017
Beach Day - May 30, 2017 
Graduation- Monday June 5, 2017 @ 9:15 a.m. Liturgy graduation @ 7:00 p.m.

OLP Night at Chuck E Cheese
Let's Turn Fun Into Funds!

Chuck E. Cheese donates 15% of the sales generated from this event to your child's school. Friends and family members are encouraged to help support this event.
This year if OLP raises $3,000, Chuck E. Cheese's will  proudly donate 20%   of that amount to your school or organization, instead of 15%.
The Event takes place on Thursday April 27, 2017, from 3:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
at Chuck E. Cheese in the Summit Town Center  
Address: 7200 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509 
REMINDER: Please make sure to tell the cashiers that you are with OLP every time you make a purchase,  to make sure this FUNdraiser is a smashing success!
Please contact Michelle Vale if you have any questions. michellevale214@gmail.com

OLP Golf Team
The OLP golf team is open to students in grades 5 through 8.
Practices will begin in late April at J.C. Martin.   More details to come in the next few weeks regarding practice and match schedules.  If you have a student interested in playing, please contact Steve Erhartic at serhartic@yahoo.com or 814-464-4106.

OLP Track and Field 
We are off and RUNNING!
We have a great turnout this year, over 70 Crusaders!
Please note, we will not be accepting any more sign-ups or paper work after practice
April 26th!  You must have all of your forms and payment in 4/26/17.  THANK YOU! 
Practice Schedule
At OLP in the gym for the following dates : Wednesday... April 26 th, May 3 rd, May 10 th (tentative) and May 17 th
For grades 1-4, we will be in the gym from 5:00-5:45.
For grades 5-8, we will go 5:45-6:30.
Practice will be held Sundays at the Behrend Track from 2-4pm.  No practice on Mother's Day.
Find us on Facebook for current information: OLP Track and Field 2017.  We are working on the email list
for those of you who don't have FB.
Little Lions Track and Field Classic 
Monday May 8 th @ Behrend, starting at 4 pm for grades 1-4, 6 pm for grades 5-8
Rambler-Victor Track and Field Classic
Friday May 19 th at the Prep Even Center, starting at 4 pm for grades 1-4, 6 pm for grades 5-8
6 th Annual Track and Field Championships
Tuesday May 30 th,  starting at 4:30 pm for grades 1-4, 6:30 pm for grades 5-8
Starting times for grades 5-8 are estimated.
Events, sign-ups, cost to participate etc will be relayed to parents at practice. 
See you Wednesday!
Heather Klan, Coach
Amy Webber, Assistant Coach

Family Honor Program
OLP hosts the Family Honor Program "Leading & Loving."
The program is designed to assist parents of young children (birth to 5 th grade) and those who work with young children, in the formation of faith, values, and virtues. The day consists of six sessions that will give participants valuable tools for helping their children navigate through the world in which we live.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (8:30 Registration)
Our Lady of Peace School Cafeteria
The program is free to attend.
Register online at familyhonor.org
Lunch and childcare will be provided.
For more information, please contact Kathleen Peterson, Director of Youth and Family Ministries at OLP,
(814) 833-7701 or Kathleen.Peterson@olp.org
or Julie Ferraro at (814) 836-1991.
Casino Night
     This Saturday!

The 2017 Catholic Charities Ball
Join other OLP families for a fun night out at the 22nd annual Catholic Charities Ball.
To order tickets, please use the following link and enter OLP for seating preference. 

Any questions, please contact Christine Toohey at ctoohey5@yahoo.com. See you at the ball!

Prep-Villa MVP Program Presents

Father - Daughter Dance
 Save The Date!
       The Father Daughter Daughter Dance
                        Saturday May 13th
                         6:00 till 10:00pm
                      The Erie Yacht Club.
The evening will include dinner, dancing and much more! Formal invitation will be sent out soon with more details.
Any questions please contact Emily Hutchinson ( em257@hotmail.com)or Stacey Pfarr ( staceypfarr@gmail.com)
Swim Lessons
Swim Lessons: Learn to Swim through Level 5
-Sara Prischak, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certified
-semi private or private
-call (814)566-0551 to schedule

IU5 Summer Camp
Click here to learn more.

Fall West County Soccer League

NINJA WARRIOR 1 DAY CHALLENGE with the famous Joe Moravsky from the "AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR" show, MAY 6, 2017, visit our Ninja Kids page for more details 
Shriners 90th Birthday Bash
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Click here to learn more 
Photo of the Week
  Arts Day

A HUGE THANK YOU goes out to Mrs. Swantek and the Arts Day committee and the Artists for a wonderful Arts Day last Friday.



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Deadline for the Tuesday, May 2, 2017, issue is  

Friday, April 28, 2017, by 9:00a.m.

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