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Our Lady of Good Counsel School 
Weekly Update

Oct. 24, 2017 
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Upcoming Events

 

October
 

25 Breast Cancer Awareness Day! (Dress Down and Donation Day)

26 Noon Dismissal, Parent Teacher Conferences, Halloween Dance/Costume Party Grades 5-8; 7-9pm
27 No School, Parent Teacher Conferences
31 Halloween Parade 10:30 am, Class Halloween Parties 2:15 pm

 

November

1 All Saints Day 10am Mass; Character Counts Awards-Trustworthiness

3 12:00 pm dismissal/ FUNPLEX Afternoon

10 Mother and Son Night

17 Go For The Gold

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SCHOOL ANNUAL FUND
We are raising funds to purchase a new sound system for the gym! We'd like it to be in place in December for the Nativity Play and Christmas celebrations. Please support our wonderful school! Click here to donate online or mail a check made out to "School Annual Fund," 23 W. Prospect Ave., Moorestown NJ 08057. Checks can be sent via backpack to Principal Chiarelli. Please include your email and home address so we can thank you! Please share our link on your social media so we can spread the word quickly!

THURSDAY CHILD CARE
We are operating a drop-in child care service Thursday from noon to 3 pm at the Primary School for parents attending parent- teacher conferences. Cost is $5 and will be donated to Breast Cancer Awareness. 

 

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

On October 25, OLGC will raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer research. Students will have a free dress down day in which they can wear pink, pink, pink. Socks, shirts, wigs, and other accessories are allowed and encouraged! Though this is a free dress down day, students are encouraged to donate $1 to breast cancer research. Student Council reps will be around the week before October 25 to collect any donations.


HALLOWEEN PARADE AND COSTUME RULES
We will hold a school costume parade at 10:30 am Oct. 31. Parents, family and friends are welcome to come and take photos or walk with your child. PLEASE DO NOT BRING CANDY TO THE PARADE. Students will receive treats during their class parties at 2:15 pm. We will start on Main Street, walk down to Church Street, up Prospect and back to the parking lot. Please do not park in the parking lot! Click here for the HALLOWEEN PARADE AND COSTUME RULES. 

HALLOWEEN DANCE

There will be a Halloween Dance/Costume Party on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 7-9 PM in the gym. Students in grades 5-8 are welcome. Tickets are $5. Please turn in your slips and money to Mr. Quinn (7A) by Oct. 23. There will be refreshments, DJ, and prizes for those with the best costume, most creative costume, and best group costume. Make sure you come dressed in your Halloween costume! Please note that the Halloween Parade costume expectations also apply to the Halloween Social.

HALLOWEEN PARTIES OFF CAMPUS

It is a wonderful idea to have additional community gatherings off campus to celebrate the many holidays.  Please enjoy the time together and encourage all classmates/parents to participate in these events if one is being held.


AM CARE
At this time, AM Care will end on Dec. 1, 2017. It will come to a close in the capacity that we designed it. We will continue to honor the few in need of AM care. You may ring the bell at the main door on Prospect Ave. and sign in. 


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 coming and other weather concerns. Names of students waiting outside prior to 8:05 will be taken and parents will receive warnings. 


SAVE THE DATE
GO FOR THE GOLD NOV. 17

Please spread the word about our biggest fall fund-raiser via social media! Buy your tickets now! We are also looking for donations of electronics, game tickets and other items to be auctioned off.
Click on GO FOR THE GOLD for all the information.

SCHOOL DIRECTORY
We would like to print the
school directory, but there are still families who have not returned their forms. If you haven't sent in your form, which is on the school website, please do so or email jkohler5501@gmail.com with your contact information - name, address, phone and email.

CALLING ALL ALUMNI!
We are collecting names and email addresses of all OLGC Alumni so we can invite them to join us for a special Christmas festivity and also our annual Alumni Mass. Please visit our Alumni Page on our website and take 5 seconds to give us your current email address. We miss you!

 
PTA NEWS

Dear Friends and Families of OLGC,
As October is coming to a close, we are almost ready to host our first big fundraiser, Go For The Gold!!  Go For The Gold tickets are now on sale! Admission tickets are now on sale and we are still collecting for our sponsorships and prize baskets. All of those donations will count towards Our Battle Of the Homerooms, and the top classes so far are:

FIRST PLACE: 2A
SECOND PLACE: 5B
THIRD PLACE: 3B
FOURTH PLACE: 8B

 

Don't forget to purchase your 50/50 tickets. they will be included in that total too!

Our annual Barnes and Noble/Chick-Fil-A Night is coming up on November 9th. All the profits from this event support our Library so be sure to help Mrs. McKeaney and shop for Christmas, Birthdays or yourself!  Look for a list of our guest readers on our website.

 

Don't forget November 3rd is a half day and the 8th grade is hosting a Funplex event. You must pre-purchase your tickets  for the event so remember to send in your form. It's a fun afternoon for the kids. Our Mother/Son night on November 10th is right around the corner. The night should be lots of fun, so check the flyer for all the activities and sign up.

  

OLGC Events

November 3- Funplex Afternoon

November 9- Barnes and Noble/Chick fil A Night

November 10- Mother and Son Night

November 17- Go For The Gold

 

Hope you are all enjoying the summer-like weather!


Jamie Manall

PTA President

"Giving is not just about making a donation, it's about making a difference" ~Kathy Calvin

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Dr. Carla Chiarelli, Principal
Our Lady of Good Counsel
Elementary School 

23 W. Prospect Ave.
Moorestown, NJ 08057

856-235-7885
email: school@olgc.me
www.olgc.me

2015 National Blue Ribbon School  

 

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