Category: News

Jump Rope for Heart

Our students are getting ready for Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart – fundraising challenge for the American Heart Association. Many of them are participating in honor of a loved one who is battling a heart condition. We hope you support our students in this challenge. Pledges are due by Wednesday, April 17th.

 

Chick-Fil-A and the Baby Chicks in 3rd Grade

When 2010 OLP Grad Kelsey Schau saw the video of third grade singing Happy Birthday to one of the hatching chick’s they named “Chick-fil-A”, she was so excited and knew she had to visit her alma mater.
Schau, who is on the leadership team of Chick-fil-a in Morgantown, showed her boss (2017 Graduate Nate Nixon’s Aunt Lisa) the video of our students and the hatching of “Chick-fil-a” and the two gathered up stuffed cows to present them. Third grade was so tickled by the surprise visit and gift that they immediately got “Chick-fil-a” out of the cage and put him in her hands. Way to be EXTRAORDINARY, Kelsey! OLP loves you (and yes, we soooooo love Chick-fil-a)! Thank you so much!

Reaching Out – Faith in Action

Our students know how important it is to thank someone, especially with a handmade card. Our third grade recently thanked someone who works very hard for our diocese and has great love and respect for our Catholic schools. Well, that someone, Tim Bishop – OLP Parent and DWC Communications Director – stopped in to tell the children in person how much he appreciated the cards they surprised him with. He brought them lunch and told them that he received their cards when he was having a bad day. “You brought tears to my eyes and warmed my heart more than you will ever know.” 

Poster Contest Winners

Two fourth grade students are to be congratulated for earning first place and honorable mention in The Community Impact Coalition’s Keep a Clear Mind contest. Congrats  to Mya W. and Brayden L, way to be EXTRAORDINARY!

Pirates in Kindergarten

Yo ho ho! Kindergartner, Ella W, showed up to school with a patch on her eye because of a scratched cornea so Mrs. Glenn turned it into a fun Catholic Social Teaching moment to show empathy. All the kids donned eye patches and got to talk like pirates! So long to the land lubber kindergartners and hello to the new pirates of the OLP Jolly Roger! Those BLIMEY eye injuries can walk the plank!

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.

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

St. Patrick’s Day fun with Fr. Joseph and Mrs. Kerr – playing bingo and guessing how many Rolos are in the jar!

Doors of Peace – February

Cookies for Courage

Student Council spent the day spreading Christmas cheer acknowledging folks who are EXTRAORDINARY everyday – our Wheeling Fire Fighters. This project was the idea of these kiddos. They called it “Cookies for Courage.” It was a rewarding day for everyone involved.