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Our Lady of the Assumption

News Notes for April 9, 2019

LENTEN JOURNEY – We are coming to the end of Lent, and Holy Week is next week. Thank you to our Middle School students for presenting Living Stations of the Cross yesterday. They did a great job and enhanced our celebration of the Lenten Season. Kudos to our Music teacher, Mrs. Cheryl Kewley.


BON VOYAGE – 2nd Chance To Buy – A flyer came home in last week’s envelope offering a second chance for families to sign up for Best Day Ever and Parents’ Night Out. These all take place after Easter. Get orders in soon – due by April 30.


GAMEZ ON WHEELZ – This auction opportunity for your child has just 2 (Two) remaining available spots. The cost is $40 and it is first-come, first-served. Please do not include this with the other available items.

HOLY THURSDAY PROCESSION – On Holy Thursday, April 18, Father Leon invites all children who received First Holy Communion last year, and those preparing to make their First Holy Communion this year, to attend the HOLY THURSDAY liturgy and participate in the procession. This is a beautiful way to enrich your family’s celebration of the Easter Triduum. If you would like your child to participate, the child and at least one parent needs to attend the information meeting/rehearsal on Palm Sunday, April 14 at 2 PM in the church. For more information, contact Rosario Gonzalez at (805)642-7966 x149.


TALENT SHOW – The OLA Talent Show is coming! Our 8th grade is coordinating a school talent show to take place on Tuesday, May 7 at 1 PM in Mulcahy Center. Information is being sent home today to the parents of all students participating. Rehearsals are under way every Tuesday and Thursday at lunchtime in Mulcahy Center. The schedule calendar is located on the Parent Bulletin Board outside the library.


Yearbook Order Forms – are due back by April 12. Mrs. Smithson is still accepting ads…please submit as soon as possible. We welcome your photos for all school events throughout this school year! Please send to


SPORTS NEWS: Congratulations to our Boys and Girls Basketball teams for great seasons. Last week, both teams played well in the end-of-season tournament. Our Girls team placed second, after finishing First in league. Congratulations to all and thank you to our coaches!


Box Tops for Education Collection - Please send in your clipped Box Tops next Tuesday, April 9th.  All your student has to do is: (1) TRIM excess packaging, (2) CHECK that the product code and expiration date are legible, (3) ATTACH the Box Tops on the enclosed Collection Sheet...glue or clear tape only, please! (No staples.)  Every Collection Sheet turned in equals ONE entry in a drawing for $10 in Scrip Cards. Bring two or more sheets and increase your chances to win!  Thanks for supporting our awesome school by saving your Box Tops!