Monday, May 30, 2016

Week of May 30, 2016 Announcements


Annual May Procession - Tuesday May 31st  10:00 AM
The annual May Procession will take place on Tuesday May 31st. Students who received First Holy Communion and Confirmation will lead the procession along Arden Street. All students should have a set of rosary beads for the procession. Parents are welcome to join.


Students in grades 4 and 8 will participate in the New York State Science Exams on:
June 1st - performance (Hands-on) test
June 6th - written test

Religion End of Year Exam - June 2, 2016

Students in grades 3-8 will be administered the Archdiocesan Religion Test on Thursday June 2nd. 

Moving Up Ceremonies
June 14th -11:00 AM - PreK -1 Mrs. Fundora's class
June 15th -11:00 AM - PreK-2 Ms. Rodriquez's class
June 16th - 11:00 AM Kindergarten Ms. Ocasio's class
June 21st - 11:00 AM PreK 3 - Ms. Sanchez's class'
June 22nd - 11:00 AM PreK-4 Ms. McGarry's class
June 23rd - 11:00 AM - PreK-5 Mrs. Reyes' class
June 28th - 10:00 AM 8th grade graduation
Please check with your child's teacher regarding clothing, arrival time etc.

June Calendar
As a reminder to parents----the yearly calendar posted on the website of www.olqmnyc.org indicated the four Fridays in June as school being closed.  These were days that we banked in the event of closing for snow.
Since no snow days were used this year the school will be closed each Friday in June.


Measurement for Uniforms - June 7th 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 

Monday - May 30th - Memorial Day School Closed

Tuesday May 31st - Feast of the Visitation of the Bless Virgin Mary 
May Procession 10:00 AM
June Calendars will be sent home

Wednesday June 1, 2016 - Feast of St. Justin
PreK-3, PreK-4 and PreK-5 - parent workshop in school library 8:00 AM
New York State Science Performance Test Grades 4 & 8 

Thursday - June 2, 2016  Early Dismissal Day -                                                                                                                   Achieve 3000 End of Year Faculty Meeting 
Dismissal at 12:00 noon 
Archdiocesan Religion Test Grades 3-8

Friday - June 3, 2016 ---Donut Day ----School Closed

Sunday - June 5, 2016 - Distribution of Sacramental Certificates after 1:00 PM Mass
Baptismal Certificates
Reconciliation Certificates
First Holy Communion Certificates
Confirmation Certificates   
Last Day of Sacramental Program 





Saturday, May 21, 2016

Week of May 23, 2016

Moving Up Ceremonies
June 14th -11:00 AM - PreK -1 Mrs. Fundora's class
June 15th -11:00 AM - PreK-2 Ms. Rodriquez's class
June 16th - 11:00 AM Kindergarten Ms. Ocasio's class
June 21st - 11:00 AM PreK 3 - Ms. Sanchez's class'
June 22nd - 11:00 AM PreK-4 Mrs. Reyes' class
June 28th - 10:00 AM 8th grade graduation
Please check with your child's teacher regarding clothing, arrival time etc.

June Calendar
As a reminder to parents----the yearly calendar posted on the website of www.olqmnyc.org indicated the four Fridays in June as school being closed.  These were days that we banked in the event of closing for snow.
Since no snow days were used this year the school will be closed each Friday in June.

Re-Registration  2016-2017
A reminder to parents that re-registration fees are due to Smart Tuition. These fees have been placed on your Smart Tuition account. 
If you have decided that you are not returning to OLQM please inform Alan or Alba  in the office so that it may be removed from your account.
  
 
Uniform Measurement Day
The uniform company will be here at OLQM on Tuesday June 7th from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM to measure for uniforms. 
Forms may be obtained from Alba in the school office.                        
   8th Grad Graduation Mass - St. Patrick's Cathedral
Cardinal Dolan will be celebrating Mass on Wednesday,  May 25th at 10:00 AM for all 8th grade students in Manhattan Catholic Schools.
 
Monday May 23, 2016
PreK 3 - Ms. Sanchez's Class, PreK 4 - Ms. McGarry's Class,
PreK 5 - Mrs. Reyes class
Graduation picture Day 8:30 AM -
$30.00 picture money envelope available from teacher.
CCSS Module IV Week 6
 
Tuesday May 24, 2016
Students will need rosary beads for May procession NEXT TUESDAY - May 31st. Students in Communion and Confirmation class to wear their sacramental clothes for the procession. They will lead the procession. Parents welcome.
 
Wednesday May 25, 2016
8th grade Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral - 10:00 AM
 
Thursday May 26, 2016- Feast of St. Philip Neri
 
Friday - May 27, 2016 - SCHOOL CLOSED
 
 
 


Saturday, May 14, 2016

Week of May 16. 2016 Announcements


Moving Up Ceremonies
June 14th -11:00 AM - PreK -1 Mrs. Fundora's class
June 15th -11:00 AM - PreK-2 Ms. Rodriquez's class
June 16th - 11:00 AM Kindergarten Ms. Ocasio's class
June 21st - 11:00 AM PreK 3 - Ms. Sanchez's class'
June 22nd - 11:00 AM PreK-4 Mrs. Reyes' class
June 28th - 10:00 AM 8th grade graduation
Please check with your child's teacher regarding clothing, arrival time etc.

June Calendar
As a reminder to parents----the yearly calendar posted on the website of www.olqmnyc.org indicated the four Fridays in June as school being closed.  These were days that we banked in the event of closing for snow.
Since no snow days were used this year the school will be closed each Friday in June.


Re-Registration  2016-2017
A reminder to parents that re-registration fees are due to Smart Tuition. These fees have been placed on your Smart Tuition account. 
If you have decided that you are not returning to OLQM please inform Alan or Alba  in the office so that it may be removed from your account.
The enrollment specialist for the  Manhattan Catholic School regional office will be calling parents this week requesting that the fee be paid to Smart Tuition as soon as possible.


Uniform Measurement Day

The uniform company will be here at OLQM on Tuesday June 7th from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM to measure for uniforms. 
Forms may be obtained from Alba in the school office.


Progress Report distribution - Friday May 20th 

Progress reports will be distributed to students on Friday May 20th. The Progress report will remind students and parents that there are 21 days of school still remaining and that final exams count as 15% of the total yearly average.
Parents are reminded that the Cornerstone Students Information System enables them to keep track of their child's progress on a daily basis.
If parents are in need of a login and password for the Cornerstone system - please see Alan.


The annual Lip Sync Contest - Thursday May 19th

The annual Lip Sync Contest will be held Thursday May 19th at 5:00 P.M. 
Tickets will be $5.00 at the door.
We are grateful to Ms. Urena for all her work with the students.

Monday May 16, 2016  - Feast of St. Dymphna
CCSS Module IV Week 5
Tuition Suspension Day

Tuesday May 17, 2016 
Re-Registration fee is due to Smart Tuition.

Wednesday May 18, 2016 
Map a Month Due

Thursday May 19, 2016 
Anti-bullying curriculum to be covered today
Lip Sync Contest 5:00 PM 

Friday May 20, 2016 Feast of st. Bernadine of Siena
Early Dismissal Day 12:00 noon 
PreK 3, 4, and 5 - dismissal at 3:00 PM
Progress Reports sent home
Achieve 3000 staff will be here to work with students in computer room

Sunday May 22, 2016  Trinity Sunday
Biology Class 10:00 AM
Mass at 1:00 PM for students in sacramental program.



Saturday, May 7, 2016

Week of May 8, 2016 Announcements

New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays

May 25, 2016 / 7:05 PM / Yankee Stadium

Please join Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York and His Eminence Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan for Catholic Schools Night at Yankee Stadium when the New York Yankees take on the Toronto Blue Jays on May 25, 2016 at 7:05 p.m.
A portion of ticket sale proceeds will benefit the Catholic School Region you select below.
If you have any questions about his event, please contact Dan Peters in the Catholic Education Advancement office at 646-794-3303 ordaniel.peters@archny.org.
Please note: Tickets are available to school families for $25.00 each at 
http://yankees-manhattan-students.eventbrite.com


PreK/Kindergarten Program
A reminder that the PreK/Kindergarten summer program run by Mrs. Fundora is still accepting applications. 
There are two programs - 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM and 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Please register with Mrs. Resto as soon as possible.
As of today there are 5 seats remaining for the program.


Re-Registration  2016-2017

A reminder to parents that re-registration fees are due to Smart Tuition. These fees have been placed on your Smart Tuition account. 
If you have decided that you are not returning to OLQM please inform Alan or Alba  in the office so that it may be removed from your account.
The enrollment specialist for the  Manhattan Catholic School regional office will be calling parents this week requesting that the fee be paid to Smart Tuition as soon as possible.



Students in sacramental program must attend Mass each Sunday until June 5th to receive their certificate of completion.

ITBS Grades K-2
The Iowa Test of Basic Skills Tests will continue to be administered to students in grades K-2 this week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Monday - May 9, 2016
CCSS Module IV Week 4

Tuesday May 10, 2016
ITBS Grades K-2

Wednesday May 11, 2016
ITBS Grades K-2

Thursday May 12, 2016
ITBS Grades K-2
Tuition Suspension Letters will be sent home today with students

Friday May 13, 2016 - Feast of Our Lady of Fatima
Bake Sale for Lip Sync Contest

Sunday May 15, 2016- Pentecost Sunday 
Biology Class 9:00 AM 
Mass for all students in sacramental Program 1:00 PM
Meetings with parents regarding Tuition Suspension Day 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Monday May 16, 2016 
Tuition Suspension Day 





Saturday, April 30, 2016

Week of May 2, 2016 Announcements



Ascension Thursday - May 5, 2016- Mass at 9:00 AM
Students of first grade will lead the school community at Mass on Thursday May 5th.
Parents are welcome to attend.
After Mass Honors certificates will be distributed.



PreK/Kindergarten Program
A reminder that the PreK/Kindergarten summer program run by Mrs. Fundora is still accepting applications. 
There are two programs - 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM and 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Please register with Mrs. Resto as soon as possible.
As of today there are 5 seats remaining for the program.

Title I Extended Year Summer Program -- grades K-8.
This program is free and open to all students who are entitled to Title I services. 
Applications were sent home last Monday and are due back to the office by Monday May 2, 2016
Details:
• Students will receive 3 hours of instruction per day
• Classes are Monday-Thursday 
• Program dates are July 5th-August 4th 2016 
• Subjects include Literacy and Math
 • Students will also go on 4 field trips over the course of the program to exciting locations all over the city.


Stars Wars Day - May 4, 2016

On Wednesday May 4, 2016 the 8th grade will host a Star Wars Cake Sale. Students may also dress up like their favorite Star Wars character.
There will be a best costume contest during the day to which parents will be invited.

9:00 AM - Star Wars Day Contest for students in PreK, Kindergarten and Grade 1 - cake sale will follow the contest.

10:00 AM Star Wars Day Contest for students in Grades 2-8- cake sale will follow the contest.


New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays

May 25, 2016 / 7:05 PM / Yankee Stadium

Please join Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York and His Eminence Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan for Catholic Schools Night at Yankee Stadium when the New York Yankees take on the Toronto Blue Jays on May 25, 2016 at 7:05 p.m.
A portion of ticket sale proceeds will benefit the Catholic School Region you select below.
If you have any questions about his event, please contact Dan Peters in the Catholic Education Advancement office at 646-794-3303 ordaniel.peters@archny.org.
Please note: Tickets are available to school families for $25.00 each at 
http://yankees-manhattan-students.eventbrite.com


Re-Registration  2016-2017
A reminder to parents that re-registration fees are due to Smart Tuition. These fees have been placed on your Smart Tuition account. 
If you have decided that you are not returning to OLQM please inform Alan or Alba  in the office so that it may be removed from your account.
The enrollment specialist for the  Manhattan Catholic School regional office will be calling parents this week requesting that the fee be paid to Smart Tuition as soon as possible.


Students in sacramental program must attend Mass each Sunday until June 5th to receive their certificate of completion.
Mother's Day Mass Attendance
Students may attend Mass with their mother's and do not have to attend the 1:00 PM Mass.

Monday May 2, 2016
CCSS Module IV Week 3
Calendars for May will be distributed to children today. 
Please read the calendar carefully.

Tuesday May 3, 2016
ITBS (Iowa Test of Basic Skills) testing administered to students in grades K-2

Wednesday May 4, 2016
Star Wars Day please see above regarding cake sale etc.

Thursday May 5, 2016
Ascension Thursday 
Mass at 9:00 AM - led by students of first grade. Parents Welcome.
Honors Assembly following Mass.
Cinco de Mayo

Friday May 6, 2016

Science Fair
Grades 5-8 in Mrs. Ramsey's Room 9:00 AM
Parents Welcome
Grades 2-4 in Mr. Badia's Room 10:00 AM
Parents Welcome