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Catholic Schools' Week Events 2019
Posted on 01/08/2019
This is the image for the news article titled Catholic Schools' Week Events 2019Catholic Schools' Week 2019 is coming to OLH!  
We have a lot of fun events and activities planned for National Catholic Schools' Week, January 28- February 3, 2018.  

Below is a schedule of all the events and activities we have for our students and school community:

Sunday January 27, 2018- Pancake Breakfast and Open House
Join us for a delicious breakfast, hosted by the Prep 7 class from 8:30AM- 12:00PM.  Tours of the school will also be available for prospective students and families.  Come and see all the good things happening at OLH!

Monday January 28, 2019.  Speech Contest Grades 4-8.  Get Up and Move Day.  Penny Wars begins today. 
Join us as we present the the Grades 4-8 Speech Contest at 10:00AM.  

Additionally, it is Get Up and Move Day.  At different intervals of the day, 30-second clips of songs will be played over the loudspeaker.  Students will be encouraged to "Get Up and Move" at those times. 

Penny Wars begins today.  Each class will have a jar set up in the cafeteria during lunch time.  Students are encouraged to bring in their spare change for their class jar. Silver coins and dollars gain their class points while pennies take away from the points.  Help us reach our goal to raise $1000!  

Tuesday January 29, 2019.  Crazy Sock and Tie Day.  Presentation by Holocaust survivor Bozenna Gilbride for Prep 6-8
Students are to wear their regular uniforms to school, but may accessorize with crazy socks and ties in place of regular socks and ties.  

Students in Prep 6-8 will hear the story of Bozenna Gilbride, a Holocaust survivor in a special presentation at the school.  

Wednesday January 30, 2019.  Grandparents Tea.
Our annual Grandparents Tea will be held at 1:00PM in the OLH Cafeteria.  

 Thursday January 31, 2019 -  Class Color Day and Pep Rally. 
Students will be allowed to wear their OLH gym sweatpants and sneakers.  They can wear a t-shirt and accessories in their class color.  

Class Colors are as follows: 

K- Yellow
1- Red
2- Neon
3- Gray/ Silver
4- Purple
5- Pink
6- Orange
7- Blue
8- Green

NOTE: Regular uniform items DO NOT count towards the class colors. Class color items should be additions to the uniform.

We will be having a Pep Rally in the afternoon! There will be class relays, a dance contest, and introducing our sports teams, as well as other exciting events.  

Friday February 1, 2019 Catholic Schools Week Liturgy Prepared by Prep 6.  Faculty vs. 8th Grade Parents and 8th Grade Students Volleyball Game. 

Join us for our Catholic Schools Week Liturgy, prepared by Prep 6 at 10:30AM at Our Lady of Poland Church.  

This is also the last day for Penny Wars!

To cap off a fun and exciting Catholic Schools' Week, families are invited to join the 8th grade class for their annual Faculty vs. Parents/ 8th Grade Students Volleyball game fundraiser, at 6:30pm in the OLH Gym.  Tickets are $8 in advance (purchased prior to January 25) and $10 during Catholic Schools Week and at the door.  Additional raffles will be available at the game.  Concession snacks (cookies, brownies, drinks, etc), will be available for purchase.  A Chinese Auction will be held as well.  

Saturday February 2, 2019- Bucks for Books Cocktail Party at Union Cantina, 6-10PM
Join us as we close out Catholic Schools' Week with a special parents' night out event at Union Cantina.  The Bucks for Books Raffle will be drawn that night!