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THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS OF FOOD FOR THE POOR!

Our Lady of Good Counsel School 
Weekly Update

Nov. 21, 2017 
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November
21 #GIVINGTUESDAY /Breadwrap 7pm
22 11 am Dismissal/9:45 am Prayer Service
23 & 24 No School Happy Thanksgiving!
27 - Dec. 1 Santa's Secret Shoppe
28 #GIVINGTUESDAY
29/30 Jesse Tree 1:15 pm

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

OUR PRAYER SERVICE AT 9:45 AM TOMORROW WILL BE HELD IN THE SCHOOL GYM. DISMISSAL AT 11 AM

 

THANK YOU, GO FOR THE GOLD! CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF WINNERS AND SPONSORS!
To Mrs. Amanda Brown and the committee - you are such a blessing to Our Lady of Good Counsel School. As volunteers and coordinators on this project your efforts are, and were, invaluable. On behalf of Fr. Damian and the OLGC staff, we thank you so much for your great volunteer spirit, the kindness you showed to families and guests, and all of your beautiful, energetic leadership styles. We realize that sometimes it may feel like a thankless job. But, we want you to know just how much we appreciate all the work you’ve done behind the scenes to make such a great thing happen.  With gratitude and appreciation, Dr. Carla Chiarelli

 

Financial Aid is now OPEN for 2018-2019 school year

Tuition assistance is available. The FACTS Grant & Aid application is now available online.  https://online.factsmgt.com.  Deadline for Round 1 is March 2, 2018.

Where do your tuition dollars go? Deacon David Papuga outlines our expenses

 

TODAY IS #GIVING TUESDAY!
SCHOOL ANNUAL APPEAL:

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

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You can 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! We've already raised more than $5,500! We want to have the equipment in place for Christmas so DONATE NOW!

AFTER SCHOOL CONCERNS

Please note that after our 3:00 pm dismissal, all car/walker students are under parent's supervision.  Any child left without a parent pickup is to report back into the building.  These students will report to Aftercare, and the normal fees will apply.  Any student that remains in the parking lot must be under parent supervision.  The school will not be held liable for students unattended.
Students/Parents must use the CROSSWALK.  We were notified that students/parents are crossing in the middle of the streets, and must be using the designated crosswalks.

FAMILIES IN NEED
Please Join the PTA Board in Giving to Families in Need this Christmas Season. What​ ​is​ ​needed​: Target, Supermarket or other department/visa gift cards, any denomination. How​ ​to​ ​give​: Send cash​ or gift cards by Dec. 8 to Christine​ ​Dash​ ​c/o​ ​Gabrielle​ ​8B *reference​ ​PTA​ ​Gift​ ​Drive​.

 

NATIVITY PLAY
Save the date for our annual Nativity Play, to be held on Dec. 18 at 1:15 pm in the gym. In addition to the relatives of those performing, we are inviting families with young children to attend so they can enjoy the show and see what OLGC is all about! Spread the word and warm some hearts!

SHOE COLLECTION

Three of our very own 8th graders (James, Dylan, and Gabe) are hosting a gently used Shoe Drive to help provide much needed medical supplies, surgeries, and food for cats and kittens.  Any type of shoe can be donated (sneakers, boots, etc.)  Drop-off points will be in the Main Office, Gym, and Cafeteria. The Barrington TNR can provide further information: info@barringtontnr.com


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!


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.
 

PTA NEWS

Dear Friends and Families of OLGC,
A very huge THANK YOU goes out to Amanda Brown and her committee for organizing such a successful "Go For The Gold." Everything was amazing and your hard work really paid off!  Thank you for all your time dedicated to OLGC!

 
  • When we return from the Thanksgiving holiday, Santa will have already set up his shop for the kids to visit. The elves are still in need of volunteers. Please read the flyer on when your child will be visiting and consider helping out.

  • Spirit Wear is back with some wonderful new  and different items!  Deadline to order for Christmas delivery is November 30th. See the attached flyer for details.

  • The month of December is always a busy one, our BLINGO committee is hosting a Roselli's Day on December 5th. They will donate 10% of all our sales to help the committee purchase items for our designer handbag bingo. All of their items are ready to heat and freeze well for another time. You must mention OLGC when you go in. If you can't make it, consider purchasing a tray of lasagna for Catholic Charities. See the attached flyer for details.  Our children will have their own ornament BINGO, which will be held on December 1st in the cafeteria. Please RSVP for this fun event!

  • While you are making room for Santa's presents, don't throw away your old stuff... keep in mind our clothing drive has been moved to January 13th. More details will be available later.

 

Thank you to Christine Dash for organizing our annual bread wrap, as you read the prayer with your family be reminded of all the blessings we have at OLGC and thank you for all your support of the PTA!

 

Jamie Manall

PTA President

"Be present for all things and thankful for all things"~Maya Angelou

 
 
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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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