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Check the Knightly News often often to keep up to date on news from Mrs. Schmidt, and to be informed on events and happenings at OMC Parish School!

OMC Knightly News 38 – June 16, 2017

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  1. Knightly News Announcement for 6/16/17
  2. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 

OMC Knightly News 37 – June 9, 2017

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  1. Knightly News Announcement for 6/9/17
  2. Our parish Cub Scout Troop 1855 is holding a Camp Card fundraiser and can use your help! Please see the OMC Camp Card Flyer for details!
  3. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 

OMC Knightly News 36 – June 2, 2017

hello June

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 6/2/17
  2. Our parish Cub Scout Troop 1855 is holding a Camp Card fundraiser and can use your help! Please see the OMC Camp Card Flyer for details!
  3. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!! FINAL ORDER DUE JUNE 5!!!!

Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

4. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 


 

OMC Knightly News 35 – May 25, 2017

memorial day 2017

We wish our entire OMC Family a happy and blessed Memorial Day weekend – remember we return to school on Wednesday, May 31!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 5/25/17
  2. Many, Many thanks to the 2017 OMC Spring Soiree Team – Mrs. Kelly Morano, Mrs. Brooke Pekula, and Mrs. Amy Leonardi – a good time was had by all who attended, and the Soiree was a successful event for OMC Parish School – THANK YOU!
  3. Our parish Cub Scout Troop 1855 is holding a Camp Card fundraiser and can use your help! Please see the OMC Camp Card Flyer for details!
  4. Thank you to our OMC Spirituality Committee for hosting the “Mass, And…” series of events for our middle school and teen students and parishioners. Thank you for your time and dedication, and we hope more events like this can take place in the new school year!
  5. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 


OMC Knightly News 34 – May 12, 2017

On Tuesday, May 9 we had our school May Procession – thank you to all who participated!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 5/12/17
  2. OMC Spring Soiree and Hall of Fame tickets are ON SALE NOW! We are excited to introduce our new auction software! Purchase your tickets here: www.501auctions.com/omc
    Credit card info will be held on file securely in your account for bidding both online and during the Soiree! Let’s bring our entire community together for this premier event! You don’t want to miss this year’s Soiree!
  3. Our parish Cub Scout Troop 1855 is holding a Camp Card fundraiser and can use your help! Please see the OMC Camp Card Flyer for details!
  4. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. Mass And… flier below. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  5. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

OMC Knightly News 33 – May 5, 2017

thank you Thank you to all our OMC parents for the appreciation you showed to us all week for Teacher Appreciation Week! Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers! Special thanks to Mrs. Ey and Ms. DiLucia for all the treats and decorations – we feel loved!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 5/5/2017
  2. OMC Spring Soiree and Hall of Fame tickets are ON SALE NOW! We are excited to introduce our new auction software! Purchase your tickets here: www.501auctions.com/omc
    Credit card info will be held on file securely in your account for bidding both online and during the Soiree! Let’s bring our entire community together for this premier event! You don’t want to miss this year’s Soiree!
  3. Our parish Cub Scout Troop 1855 is holding a Camp Card fundraiser and can use your help! Please see the OMC Camp Card Flyer for details!
  4. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. Mass And… flier below. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  5. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – see the Bonfire 2017 flier for more details!
  6. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 

OMC Knightly News 32 –April 28, 2017

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 4/28/17
  2. OMC Spring Soiree and Hall of Fame tickets are ON SALE NOW! We are excited to introduce our new auction software! Purchase your tickets here: www.501auctions.com/omc
    Credit card info will be held on file securely in your account for bidding both online and during the Soiree! Let’s bring our entire community together for this premier event! You don’t want to miss this year’s Soiree!
  3. Grandparents day is Friday May 5 – if possible, please have any grandparent/grandpal attending RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/XmDMmrmBozb8fi1B3  See the flier for more details!
  4. Our parish Cub Scout Troop 1855 is holding a Camp Card fundraiser and can use your help! Please see the OMC Camp Card Flyer for details!
  5. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. Mass And… flier below. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  6. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – see the Bonfire 2017 flier for more details!
  7. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

 

OMC Knightly News 31 –April 21, 2017

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 4/21/17
  2. OMC Spring Soiree and Hall of Fame tickets are ON SALE NOW! We are excited to introduce our new auction software! Purchase your tickets here: www.501auctions.com/omc
    Credit card info will be held on file securely in your account for bidding both online and during the Soiree! Let’s bring our entire community together for this premier event! You don’t want to miss this year’s Soiree!
  3. Grandparents day is Friday May 5 – if possible, please have any grandparent/grandpal attending RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/XmDMmrmBozb8fi1B3  See the flier for more details!
  4. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the flyer below. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  5. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – see the Bonfire 2017 flier for more details!
  6. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

 

OMC Knightly News #30 –April 7, 2017

Happy Easter***Please note:there will be no Knightly News next week due to annie jr darkthe Easter Break. The next edition will be on April 21. Have a happy and blessed Easter!

***Annie Jr’s opening night is tonight – to the cast and crew: Break a leg!

 

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 4/7/17
  2. Please check your student’s backpack or look here online for Your Guide to the Soiree on May 20 – and get ready for a fun event! Keep checking the event page for sponsorship opportunities and ticket sales!
  3. Parents – if your student will require bus services in the 2017-2018 school year, please fill out and return the SCHOOL BUSING REQUEST by April 25, 2017. Questions? Please contact Mrs. Lasek.
  4. For Parents and Students interested in the progress of an OMC playground/playspace: we have received the final report from the Community Design Collaborative – the non-profit who provided pro-bono design services for us.  We would like to have a meeting on April 20 at 6:30PM in the Parish Hall to discuss the report and plan next steps. We hope you can make it! Questions? Please contact Mrs. Amuso. Hope to see you there!
  5. Staples is offering a special on reams of paper – buy a ream for a penny after rebate! We are hoping you might take advantage and donate your paper to OMC…Please use this link to take part, and thank you for even considering it!
  6. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. Please refer to the Mass And… flier for details. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  7. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  8. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

OMC Knightly News #29 – March 31, 2017

annie jr logo The sun WILL come out tomorrow…and all next weekend as well.  Our students are putting finishing touches on the play – make sure you get your tickets here! Tickets will be available online until April 5, and then at the door on the nights of performances on April 7 and 8. Hope to see you there!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 3/31
  2. Ms. Liz is starting the Spring session of After School Art for students in PreK4 through 1st grade – get your registration in ASAP – this class fills quickly!
  3. save the date soiree
  4. LAST CHANCE FOR NOMINATIONS! Since 2013, OMC Parish School has honored those who have given their time, talent or treasure to ensure the longevity and stability of our school.  Our Hall of Fame has honored OMC pastors, Sisters of St. Joseph, families and students who have made an impact on our history.  Our 2017 class of the Hall of Fame will be awarded at our annual Spring Soiree, on May 20 at Chestnut Hill College. Please use this online form (https://goo.gl/forms/1SFIs030qviuO3A42) to nominate someone for inclusion in the 2017 OMC Parish School Hall of Fame.  We will accept nominations through March 28 – EXTENDED!.  Your responses are confidential.  Thank you for your support of OMC Parish School!  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com with questions.
  5. TUITION ASSISTANCE/BLOCS DEADLINE MARCH 31:
    1. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources! EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU DON’T QUALIFY, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY – THERE MAY BE FUNDS AVAILABLE!

    Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

    1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
    2. Update their information
    3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
    4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

    Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  6.  Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web site for details.
  7. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the flyer below. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  8. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  9. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.
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OMC Knightly News #28 – March 24, 2017

dont forget

8th Grade Marchianos 2017 Orders are due next Friday, March 31 – don’t forget your order!

 

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 3/24/17 ***CORRECTION TO CODE OF COURTESY WINNERS ATTACHED: The 8th graders honored this trimester are: Respect – Walker Anderson; Responsibility – Gianna Colti; Effort – Riley Forchetti; Student Leader – Kelsey Musselman. Congratulations to all!
  2. Ms. Liz is starting the Spring session of After School Art for students in PreK4 through 1st grade – get your registration in ASAP – this class fills quickly!
  3. Since 2013, OMC Parish School has honored those who have given their time, talent or treasure to ensure the longevity and stability of our school.  Our Hall of Fame has honored OMC pastors, Sisters of St. Joseph, families and students who have made an impact on our history.  Our 2017 class of the Hall of Fame will be awarded at our annual Spring Soiree, on May 20 at Chestnut Hill College.
    Please use this online form (https://goo.gl/forms/1SFIs030qviuO3A42) to nominate someone for inclusion in the 2017 OMC Parish School Hall of Fame.  We will accept nominations through March 28.  Your responses are confidential.  Thank you for your support of OMC Parish School!  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com with questions.
  4. TUITION ASSISTANCE/BLOCS DEADLINE MARCH 31:
    1. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources! EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU DON’T QUALIFY, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY – THERE MAY BE FUNDS AVAILABLE!

    Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

    1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
    2. Update their information
    3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
    4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

    Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  5.  Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web site for details.
  6. OMC Parish School’s production of Annie Jr is right around the corner – you can also purchase your tickets to one of the 3 Annie  Jr shows until April 5 – see the flier and follow the link here!anniejr (1)
  7. There will also be a DVD of the Annie Jr performance available for purchase –See the flier for details of this wonderful memento!
  8. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the Mass And… flier. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  9. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  10. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

11. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.


OMC Knightly News #27 – March 17, 2017

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  1. Knightly News Announcement for 3/17/17 – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
  2. Order forms are available for milk and pretzels for April – due March 24! Stay tuned for April’s lunch order form…
  3. Since 2013, OMC Parish School has honored those who have given their time, talent or treasure to ensure the longevity and stability of our school.  Our Hall of Fame has honored OMC pastors, Sisters of St. Joseph, families and students who have made an impact on our history.  Our 2017 class of the Hall of Fame will be awarded at our annual Spring Soiree, on May 20 at Chestnut Hill College.
    Please use this online form (https://goo.gl/forms/1SFIs030qviuO3A42) to nominate someone for inclusion in the 2017 OMC Parish School Hall of Fame.  We will accept nominations through March 28.  Your responses are confidential.  Thank you for your support of OMC Parish School!  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com with questions.
  4. OMC 8th grade is sponsoring a Marchiano’s fundraiser for their expenses and for their chosen charity: Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels.  Please have your Marchianos 2017 order form in by March 31, and orders can be picked up on April 25.  Enjoy!
  5. OMC Parish School’s production of Annie Jr is right around the corner – you can also purchase your tickets to one of the 3 Annie  Jr shows – see the flier and follow the link here!anniejr (1)
  6. There will also be a DVD of the Annie Jr performance available for purchase –See the flier for details of this wonderful memento!
  7. The Soiree is also approaching on May 20 at Sugarloaf Hill at Chestnut Hill College.  There are so many ways to help! become a sponsor for the event, contribute to the class baskets, and/or be a part of the first become a part of the first Parent/Teacher basketball game at OMC!  See the event Web page for details, and save the date!
  8. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the  Mass And… flier for details. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  9. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  10. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:
    1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com

    (using the username and password from 2016-2017)

    1. Update their information
    2. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
    3. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

     

    Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  11. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.

13. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

14. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.


OMC Knightly News #26 – March 10, 2017

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 3/10/17
  2. Since 2013, OMC Parish School has honored those who have given their time, talent or treasure to ensure the longevity and stability of our school.  Our Hall of Fame has honored OMC pastors, Sisters of St. Joseph, families and students who have made an impact on our history.  Our 2017 class of the Hall of Fame will be awarded at our annual Spring Soiree, on May 20 at Chestnut Hill College.
    Please use this online form (https://goo.gl/forms/1SFIs030qviuO3A42) to nominate someone for inclusion in the 2017 OMC Parish School Hall of Fame.  We will accept nominations through March 28.  Your responses are confidential.  Thank you for your support of OMC Parish School!  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com with questions.
  3. OMC 8th grade is sponsoring a Marchiano’s fundraiser for their expenses and for their chosen charity: Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels.  Please have your Marchianos 2017 order form in by March 31, and orders can be picked up on April 25.  Enjoy!
  4. BLOCS DEADLINE MARCH 31:
    1. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources! EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU DON’T QUALIFY, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY – THERE MAY BE FUNDS AVAILABLE!

    Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

    1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
    2. Update their information
    3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
    4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

    Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

    12. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.

  5. OMC Parish School’s production of Annie Jr is right around the corner – and you can purchase an ad in the Playbill to show your support! See the flier for Annie Jr Ads – deadline is March 15!
  6. You can also purchase your tickets to one of the 3 Annie  Jr – see the flier and follow the link here!anniejr (1)
  7. There will also be a DVD of the Annie Jr performance available for purchase –See the flier for details of this wonderful memento!
  8. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania are running summer camps for girls and OMC students are invited – see the details on their Web page!
  9. The Soiree is also approaching on May 20 at Sugarloaf Hill at Chestnut Hill College.  There are so many ways to help! Sponsor a part of the event, contribute to the class baskets, and/or be a part of the first be a part of the first Parent/Teacher basketball game at OMC!  See the event Web page for details, and save the date!
  10. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the  Mass And… flier for details. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  11. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  12. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU DON’T QUALIFY, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY – THERE MAY BE FUNDS AVAILABLE!

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.

10. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

11. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.


OMC Knightly News #25 – March 3, 2017

we love our school

OMC Students love their school -read why! During Catholic Schools Week, Mrs. Nash (technology teacher) had our students write blog posts about why they love OMC.  Read them for yourself!

 

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 3/3/17
  2. Thank you to all who came out to support OMC at OMC Trivia Night! Special thanks to the organizers – Dawn Ey, Ann DiLucia and Jodi Leckrone – for creating such a fun event! And congratulations to 9 Outta 10 for their 2017 Trivia Night victory – see you again next year!
  3. OMC Parish School’s production of Annie Jr is right around the corner – and you can purchase an ad in the Playbill to show your support! See the flier for Annie Jr Ads – deadline is March 15!
  4. You can also purchase your tickets to one of the 3 Annie  Jr – see the flier and follow the link here!anniejr (1)
  5. The Soiree is also approaching on May 20 at Sugarloaf at Chestnut Hill College.  There are so many ways to help! Sponsor a part of the event, contribute to the class baskets, and/or be a part of the first be a part of the first Parent/Teacher basketball game at OMC!  See all the fliers for details, and save the date!
  6. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the flyer below. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  7. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  8. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/

To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…

  1. Tuition assistance is available to families that may  need it – but you need to apply! To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

OMC Knightly News #24 – February 24, 2017

Congratulations to our JV Boys Basketball team for winning the Region 5/8 Championship last week – they move on to play Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Doylestown) on Sunday at 1PM at Sts. Neumann-Goretti.  Good luck to Keith Gee, Caleb High and Ryan Smith in the All-Stars game tomorrow (Saturday)!

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  1. Knightly News Announcement for 2/24
  2. The date is finally here!  OMC Trivia Night is TOMORROW, February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Hope to see you there – tickets will be available at the door – it’s not too late!
  3. OMC Parish School’s production of Annie Jr is right around the corner – and you can purchase an ad in the Playbill to show your support! See the flier for Annie Jr Ads – deadline is March 15!
  4. The Soiree is also approaching on May 20 at Sugarloaf at Chestnut Hill College.  There are so many ways to help! Sponsor a part of the event, contribute to the class baskets, and/or be a part of the first be a part of the first Parent/Teacher basketball game at OMC!  See all the fliers for details, and save the date!
  5. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the  Mass And… flier. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  6. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  7. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/

To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…

  1. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  • Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  • Update their information
  • Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  • Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 


OMC Knightly News #23 – February 17, 2017

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Good luck to our Boys CYO JV, who are headed to the Championships against St. Martin dePorres – Go Golden Knights!

All of our basketball teams are playing this weekend:

  • 5th/6th girls play Friday, Feb 17 at 6:30 at Crefeld
  • 3rd/4th girls play Saturday, Feb 18 at 9AM at Crefeld
  • 3rd/4th boys play Saturday, Feb 18 at 10:30AM at Crefeld
  • 7th/8th boys play Saturday, Feb 18 also at 10:30 at the Phila School for the Deaf

And the CHAMPIONSHIP GAME for the 5th/6th Boys will be at 2:45 on Saturday, Feb 18 at Gustine Lake Rec Center – Come on out and support your OMC Golden Knights!

  1. Knightly News Announcements for 2/17/17
  2. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Individual and small group are available now – see the new Trivia link for details.
  3. The 2017 Parent Meeting for CYO Track & Field is on this Tuesday, February 21st at 7pm in the Music Room.  Under CYO rules, the Track & Field Team is open to all students born in 2007 or earlier.  Practice starts on Monday, March 13th, and will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:30pm to 6:45pm at LaSalle College High School.  The fee for each runner (and jumper!) will be $65.00, but this year includes a hoodie sweatshirt with your athlete’s name on the back.  Attached is the registration form, as well as a Parent Information Sheet 2017.  If you bring your athlete’s registration form to the parent meeting, Coach Musselman will hand you a uniform!It is important for at least one parent or guardian to attend the meeting, even if your child ran last year. Questions?  E-mail Coach Amuso at peteramuso@mac.com
  4. boxtopsschoolHave you been collecting your #BoxTopsforEducation? Please bring them to school by February 24 so that they can be counted and redeemed – thanks to Mrs. Smith for taking the lead on this!
  5. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the Mass And…. flier attached, as well as the school calendar for times and locations. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  6. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  7. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/

To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…

  1. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com
  2.  (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  3. Update their information
  4. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  5. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

OMC Knightly News #22 – February 10, 2017

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Our Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades celebrated the 100th day of school today by assembling posters of 100 objects (K, bottom pictures) and dressing up as 100 year olds (1st & 2nd).  Thanks to Mrs. Mayberry, Mrs. Sellers and Mrs. Weir for the fun celebrations! Only 80 days of school left until summer!!!!!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 2/10
  2. On Friday, February 17, our 8th grade will host a OMC Winter Ball for the 7th & 8th grades. Permission slips and details were sent home with the students –  please return if your child wants to attend!
  3. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Individual and small group are available now – see the new Trivia link for details.
  4. Did you see the aricle about Sister Barbara Nolan, SSJ, and the wonderful work she does with our PreK3?? Check it out – thank you Sr. Barbara!
  5. Building on the success of the trip for dinner downtown followed by Mass at the Cathedral for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the School Spirituality Committee is organizing four trips to Saturday Vigil Masses around the city plus dinner. See the flier. The Spirituality Committee also wants to include OMC graduates and high school students from the parish. The idea behind this is to offer something for kids post-confirmation, so please spread the word!.
  6. SAVE THE DATE: The School Spirituality Committee is also planning their Annual Bonfire for May 7 (raindate May 21) for 3rd-5th graders at the Wissahickon Environmental Center – more details to follow!
  7. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/

To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…

  1. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!  Register at shopwithscrip.com

Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

 


OMC Knightly News #21 – February 3, 2017

Thank you to those who helped to make Catholic Schools Week 2017 a fun success!

Thank you to Ms. Ponte, our teachers, staff and parents for such a great week!  A big thank you to our parent volunteers who came in on Thursday to share their careers – the students were inspired by your words!

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Thank you as well to all those who donated to our Breakfast Bags for Face to Face!

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And thank you especially to our teachers who planned a Switcheroo day and made the whole week fun!

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  1. Knightly News Announcement for 2/3/17
  2. On Friday, February 17, our 8th grade is hosting a Winter Ball for the 7th & 8th grades. Permission slips and details were sent home with the students –  please return as soon as possible if your child wants to attend!
  3. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Individual and small group are available now – see the new Trivia link for details.
  4. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/

To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…

  1. Martin Saints High School, a classical high school opening in September 2017, is holding another information session. See the Martin Saints info night bulletin insert for details.
  2. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP. Please remember that you need to complete the application in order to be eligible for any tuition assistance from OMC or other sources!

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!  Register at shopwithscrip.com

Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

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Next week is Catholic Schools Week.  Join us on Sunday, January 29 at the OMC 9AM Mass to celebrate OMC!  Please have students come in uniform, and join us for the Coffee Hour in the Music Room right after Mass!  See the school calendar on this Web site for activities (such as the Face to Face Breakfast Bags- see #3 below) and dress down day info for the week! 

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 1/26registration open
  2. DON’T FORGET TO SEND IN YOUR REGISTRATION FORM AND FEES FOR 2017-2018! Deadline is Wednesday, February 1!
  3. During Catholic Schools Week (Jan 29-Feb 4), OMC School will be putting together Breakfast Bags for Face to Face in Germantown. Please see the CSW Face-to-Face Service Project fliervfor class donations and more details.  If any parents are available to help transport bags to Face to Face on Friday, Feb 3, please contact Mrs. Lasek at the school office!  Thank you!
  4. We will also hold a career day on Thursday, February 2 You can still participate – send your name and contact information to Mrs. Logan at mlogan@omcparish.com
  5. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available now through January 27 –see the flier. After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  6. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/

To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…

  1. Martin Saints High School, a classical high school opening in September 2017, is holding another information session. See the Martin Saints info night bulletin insert for details.
  2. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

OMC Knightly News #19 – January 20, 2017

registration photo Many thanks to those who attended the State of the School Meeting on Wednesday, January 18.  We hope you found the meeting informative and full of exciting plans!  REMEMBER: Registration for the 2017-18 school year is due WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1.  If you did not make it to the meeting, your registration materials were sent home with your youngest student.  If there will be a problem meeting this deadline, please contact Ms. Ponte.  We have a wait list for every grade – make sure you secure your spot!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 1/20
  2. During Catholic Schools Week (#CSW2017, Jan 29-Feb 4), OMC School will be putting together Breakfast Bags for Face to Face in Germantown. Please see the CSW Face-to-Face Service Project flier for class donations and more details.  If any parents are available to help transport bags to Face to Face on Friday, Feb 3, please contact Mrs. Lasek at the school office!  Thank you!
  3. career day pic Also as part of Catholic Schools Week  (#CSW2017) we will be holding a Career Day on February 2. See the flier– have a career you want to present, or know someone who wants to come in?  Contact Mrs. Logan with questions!
  4. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available now through January 27 – see the flier for details. After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  5. SAINT BASIL ACADEMY will offer the Seventh Grade Practice Exam on Saturday, March 4 at 8 AM. Register online: https://www.stbasilacademy.org/product/7th-grade-practice-exam-registration/  To schedule a Shadow Day Visit or for more information, please contact Mrs. Kimberley Clearkin, Director of Admissions (215) 649-9083; kclearkin@stbasilacademy.org  Come and see for yourself all that SBA has to offer!  You belong here…
  1. Martin Saints High School, a classical high school opening in September 2017, is holding another information session on Tuesday, February 7. See the attached flier for details.
  2. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!  Register at shopwithscrip.com

Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

OMC Knightly News #18 – January 13, 2017

  1. Knightly News Announcements for 1/13
  2. During Catholic Schools Week (Jan 29-Feb 4), OMC School will be putting together Breakfast Bags for Face to Face in Germantown. Please see the attached flier for class donations and more details.  If any parents are available to help transport bags to Face to Face on Friday, Feb 3, please contact Mrs. Lasek at the school office!  Thank you!
  3. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available now through January 27 – see the flier for details. After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  4. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 


OMC Knightly News #17 – January 6, 2017

Happy New Year, and Happy Epiphany!  Thanks to our 4th Graders for hosting our Epiphany Mass today!

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  1. Knightly News Announcement for 1/6
  2. Ms. Liz will be offering her next session of After-School Art. This session is for 2nd through 4th grade, and will start January 11. See the flier for more details..  This after-school activity fills up fast so don’t delay!
  3. OMC School can use your help with its paper supply – please look at this link from Staples, and consider if you can help us with a donation of paper.  Thanks for your consideration!
  4. If you received a Reading Olympics contract and your child is interested in participating, please return it to school no later than Tuesday, January 10. Thank you!
  5. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available now through January 27 – See the flier for details. After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  6. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should have submitted the application by December 31, including the application fee.  Applications can still be accepted, but need to be completed ASAP.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information.
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has also opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!! The Gift Card Program is back!

Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

 


OMC Knightly News #16 – December 22, 2016

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  1. Knightly News Announcements for 12/22
  2. Ms. Liz will be offering her next session of After-School Art. This session is for 2nd through 4th grade, and will start January 11. See the flier for more details.  This after-school activity fills up fast so don’t delay!
  3. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available now through January 27 – See the flier for details. After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  4. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.  Families should submit the application by December 31, including the application fee.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning.   (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

From all of us at OMC Parish School – we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!  See you in 2017!


 

OMC Knightly News #15 – December 16, 2016

Congrats to all who achieved honors and Code of Courtesy pins!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 12/16
  2. Remember, Milk & pretzels orders are due by the end of today (12/16).  January hot lunch orders are due 12/21.  Please get your orders and payment in early due to the holiday! (see the forms at http://school.omcparish.com/resources/lunchsnack-orders/)
  3. Thanks to Mrs. Falco and all who marched in the Chestnut Hill parade on December 10 – everyone had a blast, and OMC was on the front page of this week’s Chestnut Hill Local!
  4. Now available – the 2016 OMC Cookbook! See how you can get yours!!
  5. Also available – OMC Christmas tree ornaments. These beautiful glass ornaments are for sale ($20) and are on display in the office – get yours today!
  6. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available now through January 27 – See the flier for details!  After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  7. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!! ****The last chance to order gift cards for the holidays will be Monday, December 19!

Register at shopwithscrip.com

Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

9. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #14 – December 9, 2016

Reports cards were issued today!  Congratulations to all of our students for a successful first trimester!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 12/9
  2. OMC Parish School will march in the Chestnut Hill Holiday Parade tomorrow, Saturday, December 10. Details on meeting time, meeting place and other information is included on this flier.2016-holiday-parade
  3. Now available – the 2016 OMC Cookbook! See how you can order your cookbook!!
  4. Please see the attached information from Home & School regarding Faculty Christmas gifts.
  5. There is a new Catholic high school opening in the area – Martin Saints Classical high School.  Please see the attached flier for background and details about an informational session..
  6. OMC Trivia Night is February 25, 2017 at LaSalle College High School. Tickets for tables of 10 are available starting December 12 – see the attached flier for details. After this date, individual and small group tickets will be available.  Get your table together now!trivia-night-2017-pic
  7. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web site for details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

9. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #13 – December 2, 2016

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 12/2
  2. OMC Parish School will march in the Chestnut Hill Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 10. Details on meeting time, meeting place and other information is included on this flier. 2016-holiday-parade
  3. Now available – the 2016 OMC Cookbook! See how you can order yours!!
  4. Please see the attached flier from Home & School regarding Faculty Christmas gifts.
  5. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flierfor more information.

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #12 – November 23, 2016

This early edition of the Knightly News comes with the warmest of holiday wishes for all OMC Parish School Families – Happy Thanksgiving!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 11/23
  2. Please consider supporting OMC Parish School when you shop on BlackFriday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1365098 and Amazon donates to Our Mother of Consolation Parish School.amazon-smile
  3. And after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, how about Giving Tuesday? This new tradition, which takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (November 29) gives all of us the chance to consider giving in this season of Christmas (take a look at http://publicholidays.us/giving-tuesday/ for more info).  If you are considering giving, please remember OMC Parish School – anyone can give through the links on the home page.  Please spread the word to those you may see over the Thanksgiving holiday as well!  Thanks for your consideration, and your support!        giving-tues-2016
  4. SAVE THE DATE! OMC Parish School will be participating in Chestnut Hill’s Holiday Parade on December 10 – stay tuned for details!
  5. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached information about applications.

*****Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web sitefor details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

Have a great holiday and a great week!


UPDATED: OMC Knightly News #11 – November 18, 2016

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 11/18
  2. UPDATE! SAVE THE DATE! OMC Parish School will be participating in Chestnut Hill’s Holiday Parade on December 10 – stay tuned for details!
  3. You’ve heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday – how about Giving Tuesday?  This new tradition, which takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (November 29) gives all of us the chance to consider giving in this season of Christmas (take a look at http://publicholidays.us/giving-tuesday/ for more info).  If you are considering giving, please remember OMC Parish School among those organizations you may support – anyone can give through the links on the home page.  Please spread the word to those you may see over the Thanksgiving holiday as well!  Thanks for your consideration, and your support!giving-tues-2016
  4. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year: Please see the attached instructions about applications.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com
  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!   See their Web site for details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!  From Program Chair, Suzanne Danella:

Thank you for your support of the Gift Card Program.  I hope you are enjoying the changes and welcome any feedback you have.  In honor of Thank-scriping Day (see last week’s Knightly News below), so that you can take advantage of the bonuses, the next order will be placed on Tuesday, November 22 at 10 p.m.  Checks for orders must be in on Wednesday morning, please do not forget.

Please note:
Physical cards – Will not be delivered until early the following week, because of the Thanksgiving holidays.
E-Scrip and Reloads – Will be available in your queue on Wednesday a.m.
Just in time for Black Friday shopping (you brave souls!).
PrestoPay Users –  Your scrip or reloads will be available immediately after
you place your order online.

If you have any questions, you may contact me at 610-213-5262. Thank you again for your support!

7. Parent’s Prayer continues every Friday after drop-off in the morning. Please see the flierfor more information.

8. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

Have a great week!

 


 

UPDATED 11/14: OMC Knightly News #10 – November 11, 2016

On this Veterans’ Day, thank you to all of our veterans for your service!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 11/11
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Fair is tonight – Friday November 11. If you ordered Pizza with the Principal, remember to check out the café as well!  See the updated flier for more information on how you can support the Book Fair!
  3. To parents and guardians who are interested in applying for BLOCS and other tuition assistance through OMC for the 2017-18 school year:  Please see the SMARTAid online information about applications.

Those families who applied in 2016-2017 will only need to:

  1. Login in www.smartaidforparents.com (using the username and password from 2016-2017)
  2. Update their information
  3. Submit and pay the $25 application fee
  4. Return to the site and upload their 2016 taxes when completed but no later than 3/31/2017.

Instructions are also available if you are a new applicant.  Questions?  Please contact Colleen Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com

  1. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  They will be awarding 1500 scholarships in December, with priority given to those who apply before November 15!  See their Web site for details.
  2. GIFT CARD UPDATE!!!

Now is time to get started with the Gift Card Program!  Thank-scriping Day is Tuesday, November 22nd.  This is a day when many retailers will temporarily bump up the rebate percentages so you can earn more!  Get a jump start on your holiday shopping by ordering gift cards this day and earn more towards your tuition! (* rebates are shared 50% to OMC and 50% to you to use toward tuition or other).

Did you know there are now hundreds of retailers available through the Gift Card Program?  Yes, hundreds…

Black Friday Alert:  Planning a shopping outing to King of Prussia?  Earn some money for school when you use gift cards for Macy’s (10%), Bloomie’s (12%),  Nordstrom (6%), J.Crew (13%) have lunch at Maggianos (11%), Legal Seafood (13%) or Seasons 52 (9%), pick up some holiday decorations at Crate and Barrel (8%) or Pottery Barn (8%).  Looking for gifts try Journeys (10%), American Girl (9%), Toys R Us (3%), Build-A-Bear (8%).  There are many more!!

Cyber Monday: Fear not we have gift cards for you too!  Amazon (3%), Best Buy (4%), Overstock (8%), LL Bean (16%), Lands End (16%), Harry & David (12%), Gilt.com (8%), restaurant.com (50%)!

Learn more here & Happy Shopping!!

  1. Parent’s Prayer continues every Friday after drop-off in the morning. Please see the flier for more information.
  2. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.
  3. The Advent Season is approaching.  Please see the attached information from the Spirituality Committee with ideas for Advent activities for families.
  4. Please see the attached fliers for information from the Keystone State Boychoir, Pennsylvania Girlchoir and Good Morning Music programs – there’s something for everyone!
  5. UPDATE:  Our students are preparing to put on an amazing show this spring:  Annie, Jr!  They can use your support as they work to put an a great performance.  Please see the attached flier for one way to support:  A Christian jewelry party held tomorrow, November 15 or online at www.josephsdaughters.com  (Show number 1631)

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #9 – November 4, 2016

Don’t forget – move your clocks BACK an hour on Sunday morning!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 11/4
  2. As we are all well aware, Election Day is Tuesday, November 8. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has offered election information for parents who will be answering their children’s questions about this day, and about all of the news stories leading up to it.
  3. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. If you ordered Pizza with the Principal, remember to check out the café as well!  See the updated flier for more information on how you can support the Book Fair – also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  4. Speaking of Barnes & Noble, thanks to Mrs. Strain for sharing the great activities that all Barnes & Noble stores will hold this weekend at the Maker Faire – see the Barnes & Noble web site for more information on this innovative STEM experience.
  5. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  They will be awarding 1500 scholarships in December, with priority given to those who apply before November 15!  See their Web site for details.
  6. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. Parent’s Prayer continues every Friday after drop-off in the morning. Please see the flier for more information.
  2. OMC Parish School participates in the GIANT Market A+ for Education program – OMC can earn money just by using your GIANT card! See the GIANT A+ rewards program flier for more information.

Have a great week!


 

OMC Knightly News #8 – October 28, 2016

Enjoy your final Halloween preparations! All are welcome to our school Masses on November 1 (All Saints) & November 2 (All Souls), both at 12:10PM.

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 10/28
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. Since the Book Faire starts at 5:30PM, you can also order dinner ahead of time! (Please send order form and check to the office, or use Paypal link here to add your total! Please still send in your form so we have an accurate count)! See the updated flier for more information on how you can support the Book Faire – also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  3. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  They will be awarding 1500 scholarships in December, with priority given to those who apply before November 15!  See their Web site for details.
  4. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

8. Parent’s Prayer has begun for the new school year. Please see the flier for more information

9. Thank you to all who volunteered at OMC’s table at the Harry Potter Festival!  We were a popular attraction, starting at 9:30 in the morning!

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #7 – October 21, 2016

Fall is back!  Come join us at the Harry Potter Festival in Chestnut Hill (see below!)

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 10/21
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. Since the Book Faire starts at 5:30PM, you can also order dinner ahead of time! (Paypal link coming soon!)! See the updated flier for more information on how you can support the Book Faire – also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  3. Only 10 tickets are left for OMC Bag Bingo on November 12! Those tickets will be available at $35 each until we are sold out. Get your tickets now for this fun event!  Want to pay for your tickets via Paypal?  Use this link: OMC 2016 Bag Bingo Paypal Questions?  Contact the Bingo Team at bagbingo@omcparish.com
  4. We are still in need for assistants for CARES for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please see the attached job description for details.
  5. After-School Activities are beginning soon – check the links below for sign up sheets!
    1. Science Explorers
  6. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  They will be awarding 1500 scholarships in December, with priority given to those who apply before November 15!  See their Web site for details.
  7. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

8. Parent’s Prayer has begun for the new school year. Please see the flier for more information

9. OMC Parish School will be participating in the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival on October 22. We are helping the Business Assocation with “Potter Pics” and we will be stationed by the Starbucks!  Can you help?  Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4CACAC2DA7FA7-help

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #6 – October 14, 2016

Enjoy the beautiful weekend!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 10/14
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. Since the Book Faire starts at 5:30PM, you can also order dinner ahead of time! (Paypal link coming soon!)! See the updated flier for more information on how you can support the Book Faire – also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  3. OMC Bag Bingo tickets are available for the event on November 12! See the attached flier for details– from now until October 17 tickets are only available for full tables of 8 ($240 total).  After October 17, individual and small group tickets will be available at $35 each until we are sold out. Get your tickets now for this fun event!  Want to pay for your table of 8 via Paypal?  Use this link: OMC 2016 Bag Bingo Paypal
  4. We are still in need for assistants for CARES for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please see the attached job description for details.
  5. After-School Activities are beginning soon – check the links below for sign up sheets!
    1. Science Explorers
  6. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  They will be awarding 1500 scholarships in December, with priority given to those who apply before November 15!  See their Web site for details.
  7. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order!See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at www.shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. Parent’s Prayer has begun for the new school year. Please see the flier for more information.
  2. OMC Parish School will be participating in the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival on October 22. We have participated for the past few years, and last year we received donations for Mother’s Home in Darby.  We just found out that we will be helping the Business Assocation with “Potter Pics” and we will be stationed by the Starbucks!  Can you help?  Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4CACAC2DA7FA7-help  More info about other activities will come home via email this week!

 

Have a great week!


OMC Knightly News #5 – October 7, 2016

Congratulations to our newly installed Student Council!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 10/7
  2. Please keep all who are affected by Hurricane Matthew in your prayers. See the Catholic Relief Services Web site for ways that you can help.
  3. We have recently had several instances of lice in our school.  Please see the directive from the School District of Philadelphia for treatment protocol.
  4. OMC Bag Bingo tickets are available for the event on November 12! See the attached flier for details – from now until October 17 tickets are only available for full tables of 8 ($240 total).  After October 17, individual and small group tickets will be available at $35 each until we are sold out. Get your tickets now for this fun event!  Want to pay for your table of 8 via Paypal?  Use this link: OMC 2016 Bag Bingo Paypal
  5. We are still in need for assistants for CARES for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please see the attached job description for details.
  6. After-School Activities are beginning soon – check the links below for sign up sheets!
    1. After-School Art with Ms. Liz
    2. Science Explorers
  7. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  They will be awarding 1500 scholarships in December, with priority given to those who apply before November 15!  See their Web site for details.
  8. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at www.shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. Parent’s Prayer has begun for the new school year. Please see the flier for more information.
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. See the flier– also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  3. OMC Parish School will be participating in the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival on October 22. We have participated for the past few years, and last year we took donations for Mother’s Home in Darby. We are looking for some non-food Harry Potter activities to share with visitors – any ideas please contact Mrs. Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com  There will be chances to volunteer as well – stay tuned!

Have a great week!


 

OMC Knightly News #4 – September 30, 2016

Congratulations!  We made it through September – that’s enough to celebrate!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 9/30
  2. We are in need of an aide for First Grade, and for assistants for CARES for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please see the attached job descriptions for details.
  3. OMC will host a NEW Boys and Girls Choir for students in Grades 3-4. The Pennsylvania Girlschoir and Keystone Boyschoir will hold an OPEN REHEARSAL for any 3rd and 4th grade students interested in joining. No auditions are required. Open Rehearsal will be Monday, 10/3 in the Music Room from 6:15-7:30pm. Please see the attached flier to register your attendance. All are welcome!
  4. After-School Activities are beginning soon – check the links below for sign up sheets!
    1. After-school Art with Ms. Liz
    2. Science Explorers
  5. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  See their Web site for details.
  6. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at www.shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. Parent’s Prayer has begun for the new school year. Please see the flier for more information.
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. See the flier– also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  3. OMC Parish School will be participating in the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival on October 22. We have participated for the past few years, and last year we took donations for Mother’s Home in Darby. We are looking for some non-food Harry Potter activities to share with visitors – any ideas please contact Mrs. Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com  There will be chances to volunteer as well – stay tuned!

Have a great week!

 


 

OMC Knightly News #3 – September 23, 2016

The season of autumn started yesterday – Happy Fall!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for 9/23
  2. Pretzel and Milk order forms are now available online! Check the link for forms – they are due on Wednesday, September 28Orders are not complete without payment and will not be accepted after this date.  Happy ordering!
  3. After-School Activities are beginning soon – check the links below for sign up sheets!
    1. First in Math
    2. Junior Book Club Registration 2016
    3. Gardening and Healthy Eating (updated and corrected)
    4. After-School Art with Ms. Liz
  4. This Sunday the Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels program is having their annual 5K run – see the attached flier for ways to support the cause.
  5. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  See their Web site for details.
  6. The Gift Card program is BACK!  Orders are due on Sunday evenings; payment due to the school office by Monday.  Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at www.shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
Please have your online order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

  1. Parent’s Prayer has begun for the new school year. Please see the flierfor more information.
  2. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. See the flier– also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!
  3. OMC Parish School will be participating in the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival on October 22. We have participated for the past few years, and last year we took donations for Mother’s Home in Darby. We are looking for some non-food Harry Potter activities to share with visitors – any ideas please contact Mrs. Amuso at camuso@omcparish.com  There will be chances to volunteer as well – stay tuned!
  4. For more happenings at OMC Parish School and in our larger community, see the attached fliers.

Have a great week!


 

OMC Knightly News #2 – September 16, 2016

Thanks to all who came out to our Back to School Nights!

  1. Knightly News Announcement for Friday 9/16
  2. After-School Activities are beginning soon – check the links below for sign up sheets!
    1. First in Math
    2. Junior Book Club Registration 2016
    3. Gardening and Healthy Eating
    4. PeeWee Soccer Information & Registration
    5. Cub Scouts (form sent home)
    6. OMC Band (form sent home)
    7. OMC Choir (form sent home from Mrs. Malizia)
  3. Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia (CSFP) has opened up their applications for 2017-18 NOW!  See their Web site for details.
  4. The Gift Card program is BACK!  First orders due this weekend! Click here for more information on how to order! See also the message below from Gift Card Chair Suzanne Danella:

The Gift Card Program is back!
Register at www.shopwithscrip.com
Enrollment code:3AA85A6D5341
The first OMC order will be placed on Monday.  Please have your online
order placed on Sunday evening and submit your check to school Monday
morning. (Checks payable to OMC)

5. Parent’s Prayer will begin again on Friday, September 23. Please see the flier for more information.

6. The Barnes & Noble Book Faire will happen on Friday November 11. See the flier – also consider buying Gift Cards for your purchases!

Have a great week!


 

OMC Knightly News #1 – September 9, 2016

Welcome back to OMC!

1. Knightly News Announcement for Friday 9/9

2. Updated school calendar

3. Updated After School Activities Chart

4. Garden Club – sign up form available now!

5. Light the Flame – Friends, Food  & Faith by the campfire – sponsored by Generation Life

6. Welcome to Spanish Class – letter from Mrs. Caddle, our new Spanish Teacher


OMC Parish School’s 2016-17 Musical is “Annie Jr!”

“Maybe” your student is interested in auditioning?  The auditions are not “Tomorrow” but they are soon!  See the flier for details!

Annie

annie jr 2

 

 


Partners in Faith: Monthly Parent Newsletter

Please enjoy this month’s Partners in Faith, a parent newsletter designed to shares ideas regarding family faith formation.

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Check It Out: Upcoming Science Explorer Topics

Dates will be announced as soon as they are available, but take a look at some upcoming topics for this popular after-school activity!

Science Explorers Topics 2016-2017


First Eucharist Information

For parents and guardians of our second graders receiving Reconciliation and First Eucharist this school year, please take note of important information and dates.

Link to OMC Parish Web site:  http://www.omcparish.com/first-penance–eucharist.html


Confirmation Information

For parents and guardians of students preparing to receive Confirmation this school year, please see the important information and dates on the parish Web site.

Link to OMC Parish Web site:  http://www.omcparish.com/confirmation.html