Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Keeping our Skills Strong

Summer school begins at 8:30am each day with prayer and pledge. Then it's time to divide up into groups. Coach Washington takes group B first and they stretch out and then practice basketball and volleyball drills. I take group A first and we begin our lessons: Math facts, spelling and sight words, reading, and Art. During Session One of summer school we are focusing on the Art of Henry Matisse, Georgia O'Keefe, and Pablo Picasso. I am very proud of our students (and parents) for making the commitment to summer school and yes, homework each evening. I hope that all our students are practicing their math facts, learning new vocabulary, and getting lots of exercise during the summer months!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

It's summer and It's quiet

The school year has ended and as much as we all look forward to some much needed relaxation, it becomes very quiet at school without the kids! Mrs. Robertson, Mrs. Forcey and I have been working in the office to finish up the school year and ready for summer school. Many parent have dropped by to pick up a report card or buy some SCRIP and shared summer plans. There are many families traveling around the U.S. and out of the country as well. Sister Pilar left on Saturday to Spain for the summer. Whatever you are doing be safe and have fun. Know that we are keeping busy and planning for another great year at OLPH! We are in need of a New Family Coordinator and Festival Chairpeople so if you want to get your 30 hours done before school even begins just give us call in the school office (559) 299-7504.