Peace Post Monday, November 25, 2019
Our Lady of Peace Catholic School is a caring, collaborative community educating students to be critical thinkers and thoughtful leaders. We nurture the whole child, preschool through eighth grade, with challenging, forward-thinking curriculum, preparing students to respond to Christ’s call to build peace at home, in school, in the community, and in the world.
November Release Day: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
OLP Musical: Dear Edwina Jr.: Friday, December 6th at 1 PM & 7 PM and Saturday, December 7th at 3 PM
Midquarter: Wednesday, December 11th
Barnes and Noble Book Fair: Saturday, December 14th
OLP Christmas Market: Tuesday, December 17th, 9 AM-2 PM
ELP-8th Grade Christmas Concert: Thursday, December 19th, 5:45 PM
And just like that, Thanksgiving is upon us! I want to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. It is my hope that you get to spend quality time with the people that you love. From all of us here at OLP we wish you a wonderful break and look forward to moving into a time of waiting and preparation as Advent approaches.
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December Hot Lunch!
Today is the last day for orders!
Click me for the best hot lunch in town!
The Our Lady of Peace Athletic Department is hosting a Heggies Pizza Sale.
Heggies Pizza is a 28-year tradition of Minnesota handmade pizzas!
Please click the button below to place an online order.
All orders are due by Friday, December 13th. Pizzas will be delivered by mid-January.
If you have any questions, please email Paul Berry, principal, at
. Thank you for your support!
Get Your Punch Card
OLP basketball season is right around the corner and we want your attendance to cheer on our Eagles to victory! Last week OLP Athletic Punch cards were sent home with your student. With every FIVE games attended, a student can receive an out-of-uniform pass. These can be punched at both home and away games. If you need another card, please see the office.
The schedule is attached below. Games highlighted are home games. Go Eagles!
2019-20 SSYO OLP Basketball Schedule
New OLP Birthday Tradition
Starting in December students may be out of uniform on their birthday or 1/2 birthday, or the nearest Monday or Friday if the birthday falls on a weekend. Students will be invited to the office to receive a special OLP Eagle Nation pencil. All students who have already celebrated their birthdays this year will be given a pencil and an out-of-uniform coupon.
November Release Day!!
Turkey Day is just around the corner! Are you ready? Well, if not, sign your student up for an OLP Release Day on Wednesday, November 27th for some TURKEY fun so you can get your TURKEY errands completed! The students will have turkey games, turkey arts and crafts, and turkey snacks (yummy)!
Sign your TURKEY up here! (CLICK ME)
All are invited to bring an item for your Thanksgiving table to be blessed to the Thanksgiving Mass on
Thursday, November 28 at 10 am!
For Thanksgiving this year, our collection will be donated to support the Arch Diocese for the Military Services.
Get Ready for Advent!
Did you ever wonder what makes Advent different from Christmas?
How about what those four candles signify?
What about that Sunday when the colors switch from pink to purple?
This year we are offering a short ten-day email series before Advent begins so you can learn all about this important, but often misunderstood season.
Click here to join the group and start receiving these emails on November 21.
Our annual Pancake Breakfast is Sunday, December 1 at 10:00 am, between the two Sunday Masses.
For more information and cost, please visit olpmn.org
Christmas Youth Choir
Christmas Youth Choir rehearsal will start
Saturday, December 7 at 10:00 am
To get more information and to let us know you are coming please visit
Women's Advent Tea
All women are invited to attend this event which will include sweet treats, conversation, tea and more. This is a free event and childcare will be provided, but you must register in advance.
for the full scoop.
Extended Day Closing Early!
Thursday, December 12th
Extended day for both Preschool and K-8 will be closing at 5:30 PM so that all staff can attend and enjoy the OLP Staff Christmas Party that evening. Thank you in advance for your understanding and flexibility!
Barnes and Noble Book Fair!!!!!
Join the OLP community for our Annual Barnes and Noble Book Fair
Saturday, December 14
at the Galleria Store.
Fun activities are planned throughout the day and there will be a special OLP drink available at the Cafe.
Proceeds from this book fair support the Library Media Center's book purchases.
Volunteers Needed (Please Click Me!)
Come to the Stable
is Sunday, December 15th and we are looking for families that would like to play the part of the Holy Family. If you are interested, please contact Anne Marie Strabala, Director of Faith Formation, at
Is your Student Healthy Enough for School?
As we enter
Cold and Flu
season please remember if your child is ill to please call the school office at 612-823-8253 or email Cathy at
In your message let us know what symptoms your child is having or any diagnosis that was given. All information is kept confidential.
A reminder that students are not allowed in school if they have a fever over 100, vomiting or diarrhea. They must be fever free (with no fever-reducing meds given), no vomiting or diarrhea for 24 hours before returning to school. Thank you for your cooperation.
Attached is an information sheet as a resource.
On another note:
We are also in need of Kleenex for the nurse’s office. If anyone has an extra box of Kleenex that they can donate it would be much appreciated. Thank you
Am I well Enough For School?
Educational Outfitters Cyber Sale!
See the attached flyer from Educational Outfitters, OLP's uniform vendor, for cyber sale details!
November Cyber Sale.pdf
Remaining Release Days!
Wednesday, November 27th (Thanksgiving)
Monday, December 23rd (Christmas Break)
Friday, December 27th (Christmas Break)
Monday, December 30th (Christmas Break)
Thursday, January 2nd (Christmas Break)
Friday, January 3rd (Christmas Break)
Monday, January 20th (MLK Day)
Monday, February 17th (President's Day)
Monday, March 23rd (Spring Break)
Tuesday, March 24th (Spring Break)
Wednesday, March 25th (Spring Break)
Thursday, March 26th (Spring Break)
Friday, March 27th (Spring Break)
on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 2:11PM