Academic Excellence Rooted in Catholic Values

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Extra Curricular Activities



OLA Basketball Information

Information about the Wildcats Basketball program can be found on the Basketball Program page.

After School Speech Club

Unleash your confidence and communications skills, and have fun doing it!

Whether it's your peers, teachers, family, or future coworkers, learn to connect with others in a meaningful way!

Winter 2019 - 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27 - 4 sessions - $80
Eligibility: 6th - 8th grade.
Time: Wednesdays, 2:30pm-3:35pm
Place: Our Lady’s Academy Computer Lab 
For more information visit: rosedebate.com/ourlady

Download the flyer here.


Shorin-Ryu Karate Academy presents "After School Martial Arts" on Mondays from 2:30-3:15 pm. The cost is $90.00 per student, 2nd family member $7.00 off.

There are four 8 week sessions:

  • Sept to Nov 
  • Nov to Feb 
  • Feb to April 
  • April to June 

Please visit the Shorin-Ryu Karate Academy site for more information.

To register your child, print the flyer and submit it to the school office.


Girl Scouts

We have active Girl Scout troops at Our Lady's Academy. For more information, see the Waltham Girl Scouts website.

Cub Scouts

Many parishioners have joined Waltham's Cub Scout Pack 274 for boys in grades 1-5, which meets at Our Lady's Academy. Please contact Steven McNamara at skmcnamara@comcast.net for more information.



On The Mark Archery offers archery lessons at Our Lady’s Academy for students in grades 4-8. Equipment is provided! See the schedule and register online at www.onthemarkarchery.org/OLA 

Winter archery dates: Wednesdays, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13

 Archery Flyer OLA Winter 2019
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Altar Servers

Altar Servers are children from grades 4 and above or families who want to serve together. For more information, please see the Altar Servers page.


Children's Choir

During the school year, the Children's Choir sings during the 9:00 am Mass on Sundays and the first Friday school Mass. The children rehearse on Wednesday afternoons. At dismissal, Mr. Fallon will meet the students in the conference room by the school office. (There are no rehearsals on the first half-day Wednesday of the month.) For more information, please see the Children's Choir page.



Music Program

Instrumental Music Lessons for band and string instruments are offered through the Paul Effman Music Service. Rehearsals are held after school on Tuesdays and are directed by Mr. Christopher Nowselski and his Assistant Director, Ms. Jeana Agan. To register online visit www.pemusic.com/join or fill out the registration form. For further information concerning lessons, please contact Mr. Nowselski at: cnowselski@me.com.

Private Vocal Lessons are offered by Mr. Fallon through Fallon Vocal Studios of Arlington, MA. Extensive vocal technique is studied and songs from the Musical Theater, Opera, Pop, Irish, and Sacred Music repertoire are explored. For availability, fees, and scheduling, please contact Mr. Fallon at tmfallon@rcn.com or thomas.fallon@ourladysacademy.org. 

Drama Club

The OLA Drama Club provides opportunities to sharpen skills in acting, singing, and dancing. Most importantly, however, it's a chance to have fun!

Any parents with a strong interest in the arts are warmly invited to join the Our Lady's Academy Arts Committee. We will meet a few times each school year to assess, evaluate, plan, and develop future OLA celebrations of the Visual and Performing Arts. For more details and further information, please feel free to contact any of the following:

Music Teacher - Mr. Fallon at thomas.fallon@ourladysacademy.org

Art Teacher - Mrs. Martocchia at diana.martocchia@ourladysacademy.org 

Our Lady's Academy parent - Maureen Quigley at maureenq@rcn.com.



Chess Wizards, one of the largest chess academies in the nation, offers specially designed classes that cater to all levels of chess ability. Classes are typically held on Fridays after school at Our Lady’s Academy. To register your child, check out the flyer and head over to the Chess Wizards website.


STEM Beginnings

Separate from our academic STEM instruction, STEM Beginnings offers after-school enrichment activities to the students of Our Lady’s Academy. STEM education is an interdisciplinary approach to learning. See how the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics can be fun!


Keep up with STEM at Our Lady's--check out the Newsletters.


Our Lady's Academy has hosted a band for the last few years. We'd love for you to get involved! No experience necessary, nor do you need to know how to play an instrument. Just join us for fun and making music together! See the flyer for signups.