A Christ-centered community,
provides excellence in education
to meet the needs of the whole child.
September 9, 2020
School Calendar
September
11 1st Quarter Mid-term cutoff
13 8th Grade Carwash
15 Reward
15 & 17 6th Grade Parent Meeting - Theology of the Body - 7pm PH (required to attend 1 meeting)
16 Texas Roadhouse - OLMC Day

**please keep in mind that the effects of the pandemic shifts rapidly which make planning for certain events challenging. All dates and times are subject to change. We will communicate details as soon as possible.



Updates from the Administration:
Safety Test on School Messenger:
OLMC School will be conducting its annual test of our School Messenger system on Friday, September 11 between 3:30-4 pm. If you do not receive a text, phone call, or email from OLMC, please email the office so we know to check your status on our system. There will be no need to call the school back when you receive this message; this contact is only a test.

Covid-19 Update:
As of today, we have not received any reports of students who have tested positive for Covid-19. Seasonal allergies are pretty prevalent right now, and many of our students are struggling with allergy-related symptoms.
8th Grade Car Wash!
Sunday, September 13
Save the date! 
OLMC Sports field 
OLMC School fundraiser
Sunday, September 13th from 8:30-2:00.

Drive thru after Mass. All donations go toward the class trip to
Washington, D.C.
The Nurse Needs Uniform Items:
The nurse is in need of:
Size 4 & 6 Boys' navy pants
Size 4 & 6 Girl's skirts & jumpers

Mrs. Wignot keeps uniform items on hand for when accidents happen at school. If your child has borrowed any items from the nurse or if you have any at home you are not using, please send them into school!
OLMC Volunteer Spotlight:
Our spotlight this week is on Dan Schmidt. Click here to learn about Dan.

We are blessed to have so many caring volunteers who dedicate their time each day to help our school and community be the amazing faith-filled place it is! We would like to spend some time highlighting our volunteers as a small way to say THANK YOU to all that they do! 

We are asking for your help to nominate the volunteers who give their time and talents to our school and community. Here is the link to the nomination form: https://forms.gle/a9behPhxsezrQxVt6
Summer School Cleaning Helpers:
For those families that signed up and came in July to help deep clean our school:

  • Out of Uniform Day: If you chose this option for your child(ren), Tuesday, Sep 15 is the day they may come to school out of uniform. Please refer to the Family Policy Guide for complete out of uniform guidelines. This day is considered a "Special Out of Uniform Day" on which athletic pants may be worn. No shorts unless they are the boys blue uniform shorts. Please make sure all clothing is free of rips/holes and frayed edges.

  • No Homework Pass: If you chose this option for your child(ren), remember that this pass is only valid during 1st Quarter. The pass expires on October 14, 2020.

  • Front Door Pickup Pass: If you chose this option for your family, remember this is only good for your entire family for one pickup. The pass is only valid during 1st Quarter. The pass expires on October 14, 2020.
Texas Roadhouse Spirit Day
Wednesday, September 16!
Our first dining fundraiser for the school year is almost here! Head to Texas Roadhouse on September 16th in support of our school. Come between 3:30pm and 9:30pm and enjoy steaks, ribs, made-from-scratch sides and much more!

Please be sure to show the flyer (on paper or phone) in order for OLMC to receive 10% back for your total meal purchase. Do you have gift cards to use? You can use those to pay for your meal, or do you need any gift cards? You can buy gift cards and they will count toward your purchase! Thank you for your support in our school!
Ordering Pictures:
You should have received an email from Inter-State Studios with proofs of your child's picture. If not, you can:

  1. Go to https://inter-state.com/order
  2. Click on "Find my Child's code"
  3. Enter your email, school year, state, city and school name
  4. The system will send you a new email with your child's proofs.
 
All orders and viewing of proofs will be done electronically this year. Proof copies of your child's picture will be emailed to you from Inter-State Studios in the next week or two.

Class composites are not being offered at this time. There may be an opportunity to purchase them later in the spring.

Picture re-take day will be Oct 15 if your child was absent on picture day or if you would like your child to have their picture re-taken.
Support #oliviastrong:
OLMC graduate Olivia Van Dyke is in need of our prayers and support. In early August, she was diagnosed with brain cancer. Olivia has had two tough surgeries and is beginning the next phase of her treatment. Her friends have organized a t-shirt fundraiser and all profits go to Olivia and her family. #oliviastrong
Corrected Link!
Guerin Catholic High School News:
GUERIN CATHOLIC HS ADMISSIONS NEWS
BECOME A GOLDEN EAGLE!
Have questions about becoming a Golden Eagle? Our Admissions staff is available to answer your questions anytime! 
Please contact us at 317-582-0120 or admissions@guerincatholic.org.

8TH GRADE FAMILIES: Online application for the Class of 2025 is open at GuerinCatholic.org.  Visit the Virtual Admissions Center at GuerinCatholic.org to learn more about our small class sizes, family community, academic excellence, learning support, faith, service and more!  As the only Catholic high school in Hamilton County and your diocesan high school, Guerin Catholic will push your child to achieve more than they thought possible while discerning who God is calling them to be. 

PROSPECTIVE PARENT EVENTS
Upon our return to a blended schedule after Labor Day, we plan to have the following admissions events for prospective families.  
 
Breakfast on the Plaza
Thursday, September 10, 8:15 - 9:30 am
September 10, 8:15-9:30 am
Parents of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students are invited to attend a Prospective Parent Breakfast from 8:15-9:30 am on Thursday, September 10, to visit and learn about Guerin Catholic. You will meet our Admissions staff and learn about the admissions process, hear from members of our administration staff and from current students, and tour our school’s 72 acre campus. It’s a great way to see first hand what Guerin Catholic is all about and have all of your questions answered. This event will take place outside on our beautiful Athletic Plaza near the football field. Please park in the South East parking lot nearest the football field, and enter through the Athletic Facility Gate. A light breakfast and refreshments will be served. Registration is required and space is limited. Register at GuerinCatholic.org.

Tuesday Tours
Tuesday, September 15
Tuesday, September 22 
Tuesday, October 13
Tuesday, October 20

Parents of 7th and 8th graders are invited to spend a morning getting to know Guerin Catholic. Admissions staff will answer questions while leading building tours and visiting classrooms.  Registration is required and space is limited. Register at GuerinCatholic.org.

HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST - FALL 2020 DATES
Saturday, October 10 (8:30 am - 12 pm)
Saturday, November 7 (8:30 am - 12 pm)
Saturday, November 21 (8:30 am - 12 pm)
Register at GuerinCatholic.org