Memorable March

100th Day at OLRNeither snow, nor rain, nor cold – well, maybe gloom of night – stayed the first graders from celebrating two very important events during March. The 100th Day of School occurred during this snowy month. (A few more snowy, frigid days, and it might have ended up in May!) To mark the occasion, students sported special headgear they made declaring that they were, “100 Days Smarter,” created necklaces from 100 pieces of “fruitilicious” cereal, ate pizza and topped that with a special 100th Day cake.

Reading Month at OLR with Keenan SmithMarch is also Reading Month. Throughout the month, guest readers popped in to share books with the first graders. Notables from around the school – teachers, Principal Pyles, staff members – and from the community read their favorite books to the students. Channel 7 Action News weatherman, Keenan Smith visited them and appropriately read Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. He then stayed for a while to answer the many weather related questions that the children had for him.

Add to all of this: Ash Wednesday, leprechauns, plays, retreats, an art show, a lot of learning and field trips and March was a very memorable month for the children of Our Lady of Refuge School.

Introduction to Our Lady of Refuge Parish School

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OLR offers a Catholic Christ-centered education comprised of a strong, fully accredited core curriculum complimented by classes in Religion, Music, Art, Spanish, Computer Skills, and Physical Education, a wide range of sports and school activities as well as before and after school care programs that are available to meet the needs of working parents.

We have also incorporatedt performing arts into our electives and implementing a new math program called “Everyday Math,” which incorporates all of the common core math standards, manipulatives, math games and on-line components.

Learn more about Our Lady of Refuge School – OLR School Brochure (pdf)

Contact our principal, Robert Pyles, at 248-682-3422 or rpyles@olr-school.net for more information and to schedule a visit.