Our Lady of Good Counsel School 
Weekly Update

Jan. 9, 2018 


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Dear Parents,

Thank you for all your cooperation the last week with the weather conditions, delayed opening and school closings.  Mr. DeSanto and Young Bros.have been very busy keeping the campus clear and safe for all.  Looking forward to some warmer weather :)

Upcoming Events



12 SnowBall Dance Cancelled

17 School Board Meeting 4:30 pm

22 $1 Dress Down Day

26 Progress Reports/ Father/Daughter Dance 6-9pm





It is important to us that we keep our parents informed about the changes that are coming in March concerning standardized testing for our students. As a result of this challenge in the 2017 school year,  the diocesan leadership in the four dioceses in New Jersey met throughout the summer and after in-depth investigation made a decision to implement the IOWA Assessment Standardized Test in March for all of our students in grade two through eighth grades. More...

Financial Aid is now OPEN for 2018-2019 school year

Tuition assistance is available. The FACTS Grant & Aid application is now available online. Deadline for Round 1 is March 2, 2018. Deadline for Round 2 is May 18, 2018.


Other Tuition Grant Opportunities



This year our Annual Appeal with be the YOUCARING FUND for the new speaker system in the school gym.  Please click on this link to direct you to our YOUCARING page!

We are at 86% of our goal!


Summer Camps

OPEN ENROLLMENT NOW!- Click here for the registration form.


Junior Choir

The Youth Music Ministry​ encourages the young people of OLGC to use their gifts and talents to serve our parish and to glorify God. It is a wonderful way for your child to grow in faith, feel connected to their church and to develop their God-given talents. Our Mission is to spread God’s light and love into  the world through music!


Dear Friends and Families at OLGC,

As promised, January is shaping up to be a busy one. Please be sure to read ALL of the flyers listed on the PTA section of the school's website. We don't want you to miss out on a thing!

This Saturday we are holding a clothing drive held at the Quinn House. Drop off starts at 8:30am and ends at 3pm. Just drive up and our 8th grade class will help you unload your car. If you are not able to make it this Saturday, contact Lisa D'Avanzo at to arrange a pick up beforehand.

Blingo is in its 5th year and gets better each time. Tickets are now on sale and usually sell out quickly. You can send the form in or purchase online using
Sponsorship opportunities are available too. Also avoid standing in line and take advantage of our presale for tombola and our other raffles. Louis Vuitton will be making an appearance, this is always a highlight of the night!  Make sure you don't miss out on this favorite event.

The Fashion Show committee is holding a
pampered chef party hosted by Christine Dash on Thursday, January 18th. Online orders are always welcome if you are unable to attend. Check out the flyer for more details!

Our 8th grade class are raising funds for their end of year party. Help them by purchasing a
Stromboli made by Abbruzzi and Guinta...Just in time for the Super Bowl. Please send in the order form and pick up will be at school or they can be sent home with your child. They freeze well, consider purchasing more for later!

Our 2nd General PTA meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 31st at 7pm in the school's cafeteria. It will be great to see some new faces. There is usually a lot information to get from it. We promise it will only be an hour and childcare will be available!!

annual Father-Daughter dance tickets are on sale and is always a sell out event too. Be sure to send in your tickets. The girls love hosting their fathers to a spectacular evening.

Jamie Manall

PTA President

"Kindness is like snow~ it beautifies everything it covers" Kahlil Gibrar


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

23 W. Prospect Ave.
Moorestown, NJ 08057


2015 Na
tional Blue Ribbon School  


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Moorestown, New Jersey 08057

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