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Parent Update

September 25, 2018


Upcoming Events


September

28 Student Council Inaugurations 9:30am gym


October

4th FUN WALK! - ONLINE DONATIONS

5 12:00 Dismissal

8 COLUMBUS DAY- No School

12 **BACK TO SCHOOL SOCIAL OCT 12th/Date change



We introduce the REVEALING of OLGC’s 2nd Annual Appeal

We reveal that our focus this year is- SECURITY FUNDING at OLGC!

Our Lady of Good Counsel and the NJ Department of Education are dedicated to working to enhance the safety and security of our students and our school. Providing a school environment that permits students to feel safe and secure is a vital component of a child's education, and has become a major focus for educators across the country. Read more here...

 

Fr. Damian REQUEST: "Looking for a few Good Men (and women)"
Meet and greet with Fr. Damian for a Safety & Security Fundraising Opportunity- Monte Carlo Night/ Feb/March 2019.  For those interested in attending to assist with this fundraiser, please RSVP to QuigleyM@olgcnj.org ; Wednesday, October 24th; 7:00 pm in the OLGC Crypt Chapel

 

LOOKING FOR PARENT VOLUNTEER/S

We are currently looking for parent volunteers for Recess Duty from 12:10-1:10 pm.  Days are flexible(M/W/F; T/Th; etc.). If you are interested please contact school@olgc.me with your availability.  Many thanks :)


GENESIS UPDATE Parent Access will open on Tuesday, September 18

Parent Attention Needed:

Many emails were incorrect in Genesis. The school office uses the email addresses input by parents as our main source of email contacts. You are requested to go to the Genesis portal on the main page of our website, www.olgc.me, and update your email address.


AM Arrivals

AS A REMINDER:  In an ongoing effort to keep your children safe, please be advised, that your child is not permitted to wait by the school entrance doors before 8:05; there is no supervision before this time.  Please note temperature drops with winter season and other weather concerns. Also, documentation of names of students will be taken, that are waiting outside prior to 8:05.  Parents will be receiving the necessary contacts home as warnings.

ROOM MOMS

Congratulations to all the Room Moms!  We are looking forward to a fun year, please assist them when you can!

PreK3-3rd Grade      4th-8th Grade


Emergency Alert System for Parents

Good Counsel School uses the Honeywell Instant Alert System as our primary means of notification both for emergency school closings and also for general school announcements. Since the school intends to use the system for school announcements, it is recommended that parents revisit their alert setup and review which alert types (school closings, general) on which contact devices (home phone, work phone, mobile, cell text and/or email) they would like to receive information.  Parents may want to consider using all possible devices for school closings but only the home phone and email for general school announcements. Please log on to activate or update your profile at https://instantalert.honeywell.com.



PTA News

The time is now!! Please see information below regarding BACK TO SCHOOL SOCIAL, CHARGER CASH, the FUN WALK, SCRIP, BOX TOPS! Look on our school website for ALL our forms!! Go under “ABOUT” then “PTA/Events”.


  • The Back to School Social is now Friday October 12th 5:30pm-8pm!! (PLEASE NOTE DATE AND TIME CHANGE!) A fun night is being planned to include lots of activities for you and the kids!! The Committee is still looking for volunteers to help, any time given is appreciated! Please return this flyer to Jeneen Donadeo ℅ Gianna 3B if you can assist.  If you have already purchased admission tickets and/or offered to volunteer and CAN NO LONGER ATTEND on the rescheduled date, please email jeneendonadeo@gmail.com.  If you can still attend/help out on October 12th, no action is required.



  • Remember to send your BOX TOPS in to your child’s class!! The class that collects the most BOX TOPS, WINS A FREE DRESS DOWN DAY!! NEW THIS YEAR is a BOX TOP BONUS APP!! Download the app to earn extra dollars for our school!! Collecting through October 26th! Questions? Please email Artenna Young at artennayoung@gmail.com.


  • Charger Cash is EASY! You get more OLGC Charger Cash than you give!! This money can be used for all our school events! Deadline is October 1, 2018.  


  • Please see attached form regarding “photo opt out” for your children. Return to school ONLY if you do NOT want pictures or videos of your child used.


Andrea Vlastaris

PTA President

“You make a living by what you get but you can make a life by what you give.

- Winston Churchill

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