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Notes from Our Lady's Academy

Chandra Minor

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High School Acceptances are in!

Posted by Chandra Minor

5/10/18 2:15 PM

A Note From the Principal, Chandra Minor

I am delighted to share with you the amazing success that our grade eight students had on being accepted to some very competitive high schools. Additionally, the students were accepted to just about every school to which they applied. The students, teachers and families should be congratulated!

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Topics: 8th grade, Our Lady's Academy

Principal's Update

Posted by Chandra Minor

11/1/17 1:17 PM

So much has happened behind the scenes this year at Our Lady's Academy! After a work-filled summer, our new playground is being enjoyed by the children. The extra padding under the turf will hopefully prevent some injuries, and the layout gives the students more room to enjoy themselves.

We have great addition to our academic program this year. We are providing a Greek and Latin Roots class that is being taught in grades 6-8. Our language is based on Greek and Latin roots, and knowledge of these roots will help the students with understanding their reading; knowing these roots will increase and improve their vocabulary. Additionally, knowing these roots will prove to be an asset when taking standardized tests, including the required assessments needed for private high school acceptances.

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Topics: Catholic, Our Lady's Academy, reading, curriculum

Learning Center

Posted by Chandra Minor

10/20/15 9:15 AM

The words, "we respect the diversity of all learners," are contained in the Mission Statement of Our Lady's Academy. One of the ways we accomplish this is to actively support those students that require additional instruction presented in a way that meets their needs. Our Learning Center Specialist is specifically trained in a variety of methods to help support those students. Many students visit the Learning Center for small group or one-on-one academic support. The Learning Center Specialist may also provide direct services to students in the classroom, along with their classroom teacher.

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Topics: Middle School, Our Lady's Academy




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