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Academic Excellence Rooted in Catholic Values

920 Trapelo Road | Waltham MA 02452 | tel: 781-899-0353 | fax: 781-891-8734

Extra Curricular Activities

Basketball

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OLA Basketball Information

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




Karate

Shorin-Ryu Karate Academy presents "After School Martial Arts" on Mondays from 2:30-3:15 pm. The cost is $85.00 per student, 2nd family member $5.00 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.


 

Archery

On The Mark Archery offers lessons after school at Our Lady’s Academy for students in grades 4-8. 
 
 
 
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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.

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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 our Music Teacher, Mr. Fallon at thomas.fallon@ourladysacademy.org,  our Art Teacher, Ms. Doke at a_doke@salemstate.edu and Our Lady's Academy parent, Maureen Quigley at maureenq@rcn.com.

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Chess

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, print the flyer and submit it to the school office.

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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!

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