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Up to 75 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta school were represented at the annual Diocesan Education Mass which featured an inspiring homily by Bishop Vincent Long aimed at re energising schools in their mission to transform the lives of their students. Read More...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) teachers were given the chance to see how the Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L) framework is making a difference at Holy Cross Primary Glenwood. The school hosted up to 120 CEDP teachers and staff along with the Executive Director Greg Whitby and Director of Learning Sue Walsh, as they shared their PBS4L journey so far. Read more...
On Wednesday the 3rd of July, 3 teams competed in the Parramatta Diocese Stage 3 Boys Soccer Gala Day at Jamison Park, Penrith. Mrs. Brogden and Mrs. Willemse thoroughly enjoyed the day and the students displayed outstanding sportsmanship, teamwork and behaviour. Thank you to Mr. Pollard for helping coach the 2nd team. Congratulations boys on a great day!
This morning Mrs Cividin, along with the other members of the Leadership Team, had the pleasure of serving many of our students at the Principal’s Morning Tea. These students achieved a commendable effort grade for all Key Learning Areas in their Semester 2 report. The students enjoyed the experience of being served by the leadership team and they certainly enjoyed serving them!
Throughout Term Two the students at OLOL have enjoyed participating in the program Dance Fever. Students from Kindergarten to Year Two learnt a number of short dances which they proudly displayed to their parents and friends at their school concert today. On Wednesday 26th June 2019 approximately 90 students from Year Three to Year Six represented Our Lady of Lourdes at the Dance Fever Interschool Competition at Homebush. They performed the formal dances of the FoxTrot and Cha Cha and then participated in the whole school showdance competition where they performed against a number of other schools. All students represented our school with pride and won a number of individual ribbons as well as the Year ThreeTrophy and the Overall School Dance Trophy. It was a very successful and enjoyable night for all. To see more photos go to the gallery on our school website
It was a very windy Wednesday at Jamison Park, Penrith in Week 5 of Term 2 when the Year 5 & 6 Soccer teams represented OLOL with outstanding teamwork, fair play and laughs. The girls improved their football skills throughout the day with both teams gaining wins and draws. After a true team effort the following girls scored goals throughout the day: Amelia, Jessie, Jaylene, Nikita, Erika and Ruby. Those who played in the goalkeeper position are also to be commended with Mary-Rose, Aarushi and Alexandra working hard to keep the ball from making its mark! Congratulations to both teams for their amazing positive attitude and fun! Thank you to the parents who helped transport other students and assisted on the day.
Faith in Action Presentation: This term, as a part of our school Mission Goal, each grade has had the opportunity to unpack the scripture passage John 13:34-35. Not only have the students been able to identify the key message of the passage but they have also been able to reflect the message through their actions. After Recess on Friday June 28, each grade will be presenting their response to the whole school. The children who are a part of our Faith In Action team (FIAT) will be leading this presentation with Miss Sharleen Espiritu (our FIAT leader). Everyone is warmly invited to this presentation to witness how each grade has responded to this Scripture.
Thank you to Stage 2 students for beautifully and reverently leading the school in our celebration of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
Thank you to the school community for supporting the Year 6 Cake Stall to help raise funds for the Year 6 graduation disco. Thank you to the parents who baked and donated the loads of yummy treats from donuts to cupcakes, chocolate crackles to cookies, which the Year 6 parents and some students sold at morning tea and lunch time. It was a great success!
Stage 2 students from OLOL went to The Big Dig in Week 4 of Term 2. They worked as archaeologists to excavate artefacts from the simulated archaeological dig, then used their investigative skills to discover what life was really like for the convicts and early settlers who lived in The Rocks during the 1800s. Below are a few photos of our experience. Read more...