Category: Eighth Grade News

Golden Horseshoe Winner

The Golden Horseshoe test is completed by more than 22,000 8th grade students across the state of West Virginia. The exam covers the history, geography, economy and government of our Mountain State. It is known for being very rigorous and comprehensive. Braden W is one of only 221 students who earned the honor this year. He will be formally inducted as a member of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe at the Capitol in Charleston later this spring.

Paint & Shake Fun

Our eighth graders thank all those who came out and supported their Paint n Shake to raise money for their trip to DC. Thank you also to Mrs. Thalman who guided our artists to create a St. Patrick’s Day masterpiece.

Making Igloos Without Snow

This burst of fall-like weather bursts our chances of snow… so PE Teacher Mrs. Murphy had her 8th grade students build igloos out of hula hoops.

K of C Essay Winners

Congratulations to our Knights of Columbus Essay Contest Winners from eighth grade – Braden Whitelatch, first; Alyssa Kalo, second; and Anne Nettles, third.

CCHS Visit

Our Eighth graders had a great day at Central Catholic checking out all the activities and opportunities at CCHS!


8th Kicks Off the School Year

The entire school from grades K-8 traveled to Cranberry Township to enjoy a day at Urban Air to challenge the students and staff to go beyond the normal – challenge themselves – and Be EXTRAORDINARY! FAITH OVER FEAR! With God all things are possible.


Nothing like bursting into our classrooms to announce, “It’s Popsicle Palooza!” Thanks to a very sweet OLP mom for treating the whole school to a frozen treat in the midst of these sweltering summer days.

Our Last “First Day” at OLP