From the Desk of the Principal…February 16,  2021


ash wednesday

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday.  The students will receive ashes in the church class by class socially distanced.  We will begin at about 9:00 am.  The students will also get to see and pray before the new Corpus for the Cross in our church.  Ashes for our parishioners will be distributed starting at 5:30 am, and after the following Masses: 6:30 am, 8:00 am 5:30 pm, and Spanish Mass at 7:15 pm.

mask face
Just a friendly reminder to please wear your mask during student screening in the morning, walking in and dropping off students, and anytime you are on campus.  We appreciate your help in keeping everyone safe. 


Kindergarten Registration - If you have a child that will be entering Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year, please fill out the online application and submit it ASAP. We will be sending out screening letters soon.

Calendar/Newsletter Highlights


  • Re-Registration Forms went home today.
  • Friday, February 19th No School ~ Religious Education Congress
  • APA Board Corner
  • Virtus Training

"Fund the Classroom" for Catholic Schools Week!

Thank you Parents for smiling on OLA Teachers with Amazon Smile.  The packages are being delivered daily. Items are still available to purchase if you would like to do so. 




APA Board Corner:



 Our next restaurant fundraiser is the Habit (on Telephone) on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Look for the flyer coming home in March.

The APA Board thanks you all for supporting our school.


Office Hours: The best times to conduct school business in the office are 8:30 to 12:00, 12:40 to 2:15, and 3:00 - 3:30.  Please do not come in during dismissal.  We are calling students for pick-up and are unable to give you uninterrupted attention.  

Axxess Books: There’s no printed book, For 2021, instead of printing on 47 tons of paper, now all merchant offers will be exclusively found on our updated website and mobile app! One membership now includes both Santa Barbara and Ventura County Merchants. You’re getting two memberships for the price of one!

Here is the website:

Register for EDC~ Please contact the school for a registration packet.




If yourVIRTUS certificate expired or will expire in January 2020 - December 2020, you may recertify by requesting an OPTION #3 certificate, if you have completed all your VIRTUS continuing ed bulletins.  If you are not current on your bulletins or you do not already have a VIRTUS Online account, you may recertify by completing an online class. Contact for more information.