October 17, 2018

17 Early Release Day 1:15p
18-19 MEA (No School)
20 Little Saints Fall Fest 9:30a
23 Mom/Daughter Mass 7:30a
24 Father/Son Mass 7:30a
24 Davanni's Fundraiser 4-8p  
25 Vision Screening 
26 Hearing Screening  
1  All Saints Mass 10:15a
Conferences 4-8pm
MNSAA Conf - No School
Conferences 4-8p 
Conferences 4-8pm
Vets Day Program 1:15p
12  SSS Photos (Library)
12 PSO Mtg 9:30 (Dining Rm)
12 Conferences 4-8p 
13 K Open House 8:45a, 7p
15 Give to the Max
19-23  Thanksgiving - No Schl
26 Parenting Talk 6:30p
30 End of 1st Trimester  

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Early Release and MEA Reminders
Today, Oct 17th - Early Release (1:15pm)
Thurs/Fri, Oct 18/19 - No School (MEA)
Fall Conferences 
Forms Due TODAY, October 17th
Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming up soon!
They are Nov 1st, 5th, 8th & 12th from 4-8pm. 
-Families register by completing the attached form ( word doc / PDF ). Please submit only one form per family to avoid duplication. Forms can be emailed to Linda Bakken, faxed to 952.929.8170 or brought in to the main office.
Little Saints Fall Fest  
Saturday, October 20th, 9:30-11am
Join us here on campus for our second OLG Little Saints Fall Fest featuring the Teddy Bear Band, treats and activities geared for toddlers through early elementary age! Please share with friends who have younger children as well!   
Upcoming 8th Grade Home Games  
8th Grade Girls Volleyball 
Monday, 10/22 vs Annunciation at 4:30pm
Monday, 10/22 vs Nativity at 6:30pm
Family Mass & Breakfast
Mom/Daughter- Tue, 10/23
Father/Son- Wed, 10/24
Join us for Mass at 7:30a followed by donuts & coffee! Please RSVP by October 22nd via this online form . Volunteers are
still needed! Parents sign up
here and Middle School Service Club sign up here !
Davanni's Fundraiser davanni  
Wednesday, October 24th 4-8pm 
Don't worry about making dinner! Come to Davanni's with this 
flyer on Wednesday, October 24th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. They will donate a percentage of OLG sales that night back to our school. Good only at the Edina Davanni's location at 5124 Gus Young Lane (nearest to OLG). Be sure to bring a flyer.
Edina Bus Information  
The Edina Busses are not allowing any students to ride home on a different bus with a friend. Many busses are at capacity. If all students ride there will not be room for extra students.  If there is an emergency, please call the Edina Bus Garage and talk to them. Please also call the main office and make them aware of the emergency. 
Fall MAP Scores 
Fall MAP scores were mailed today. Here is a reference sheet to help in reading your child's scores. Parents can also visit this site for a variety of resources and information regarding MAP testing. Please contact your child's teacher if you have questions regarding his/her scores.
The Upper Room 
Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15pm Starting 10/30
All 6-8th graders are invited to come grow in faith in a dynamic way on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15 pm in the newly remodeled Frassati Room (formerly called the Youth Room) starting October 30 with an All Saints Day party. Middle schoolers who have come to the Upper Room in the past say "it is fun and you feel closer to God," "I have learned that Jesus loves us no matter what," and "it's Jesus-friendly fun!" Find out more here. Contact the Sisters of Pro Ecclesia Sancta for more information at pes-sisters@olgparish.org.
3rd and 4th Grade Choir Club  
Third and fourth grade singers are invited to join Choir Club. This is a great way to have fun singing together, develop musicianship skills, and serve the school community. Rehearsals are held during recess (4th graders on Wednesdays and 3rd grade on Thursdays). We will sing for the Veterans Day program, Christmas concert and Spring concert. Please fill out and return the registration form. Rehearsals began October 10 and 11.Please contact Mrs. Esther Cook if you have questions: esthercook@olgschool.net . 
October MSSC Events 
Middle School Service Club October Events.
10/20     Little Saints Fall Fest
10/21     Fall Cleanup at the Convent
10/23     Mother/Daughter Mass & Donuts
10/24     Father/Son Mass & Donuts
10/29     Veterans Project
10/30     Loaves & Fishes
11/2       FMSC
11/4       Sunday School Donuts
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Deer Hearts Needed! 
As hunting season begins, 7 th  grade science is in need of deer hearts! Please tell the hunters in your life to save their deer hearts so the 7 th grade can experience an unforgettable lab as they learn about the structure and function of the heart. Hearts can be frozen in a Ziploc bag, and brought into Mrs. Rossow's room (503) at any time. Questions? carolinerossow@olgschool.net
Young Rembrandts Cartoon Class!
Does your child have a great sense of humor to compliment his or her artistic skills? If so, your child will LOVE a Young Rembrandts Cartoon class . In our goofy animal portraits, students will learn how to personify animals, transforming them into cartoon charac- ters. The importance of facial exaggeration and body gesture will be showcased in our illustrations featuring baseball characters and ogre expressions. Give your child the gift of learning and artistry.
Enroll your student today !
December Release Days
Register by November 15th 
Join the fun during the December release days!
  • December 6th(Late Start): Northern Clay Center (at OLG)
  • December 27th: PINZ Bowling
  • December 28th: Leonardo's Basement
Complete the Release Day Registration Form HERE!  
Discerning Our Call To Discipleship Continues 
By now each registered parish household should have received a Stewardship Renewal packet in the mail.  Please prayerfully review this material, take time to discern how the Lord is calling you, and return your Commitment Form during the special offering on COMMITMENT WEEKEND, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28. We encourage each member of the household to complete a commitment form. Additional forms may be downloaded from the parish website, www.olgparish.org. Click on About Us, Stewardship. Forms may also be returned by mail or in the offertory basket anytime during October. Together, in gratitude, let us become lights of the world (cf. Mt 5:14).
Two Opportunities to Experience Academy of Holy Angels! 
7th and 8th grade families: Please plan to attend our Fall Open House on Thursday, October 25th, from 6 - 8:30 p.m. This is our largest admissions event of the year and provides an in-depth look at the AHA experience (from activities to tours to academic presentations and more). Please RSVP online. Drop ins are also welcome!
OLG Parent Morning: Experience AHA during the day and hear from leadership, tour classes and so much more. Have your specific questions answered in an informal, informative and hopefully, fun way. Drop off your students at OLG and then stop by Holy Angels. We will welcome you in our Main Lobby. Light refreshments will be served.
Date:  Friday, November 9th, 9 - 10:15 a.m. 
So we can plan, please RSVP to Meg Angevine.  
STA Fall Admissions Showcase 
Monday, October 29th at 6:00pm
You're invited to attend the Saint Thomas Academy Fall Admissions Showcase on Monday, October 29 at 6 PM.  See for yourself why Saint Thomas Academy is a place where boys harness their greatest intellectual, athletic, spiritual and leadership potential.  Register here. 
Holy Family Open House
Tuesday, October 30th at 6:30pm
Discover HF! Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria invites you to their Fall Open House on October 30. Discover Holy Family's outstanding opportunities in academics, athletics, fine arts, leadership, and faith! Scholarships, financial aid, and transportation information will also be presented. More information and event RSVP available here. 

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