Principals Letter

April 15, 2015

I hope your Easter break was restful and restorative.  I spent the first three days in my pajamas! On Monday the teachers and I spent the day working on our WASC accreditation document. We are making great progress and I feel very blessed to be working with a faculty that is both intelligent and dedicated to our school. A few weeks ago our teachers

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March 31, 2015

When I am worried, I reflect on the gospel story of Simon Peter and his friends who are fishing.  They had fished all day and caught nothing.  Jesus saw them on the water and called out, “Friends haven’t you any fish?” They answered “No.” Jesus replied, “Throw your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.” When they did they

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March 17, 2015

This Week’s Family Letter is written by Ms. Hirata, OLV Preschool Director. This weekend I was lucky enough to take the whole preschool staff to Anaheim to attend the annual LA Religious Education Congress.  We drove up after work on Thursday evening and attended classes all day Friday and Saturday; Mrs. Nettell and Mrs. Cardinale also attended Congress and we all enjoyed a lunch

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March 10, 2015

Growing up I was never fond the game of golf.  It was something my dad did on Saturdays and watched on TV each Sunday.   This of course annoyed my mom. After my dad passed away I had the opportunity to speak to other members of my family who played golf with him.  They told me of the comradery they shared, the laughter and the

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March 3, 2015

On March 10th at 6:00pm the school will host a Town Hall meeting.  Come and hear representatives from San Joaquin Memorial and Fresno High Schools share information about how OLV students do in their programs.  I will give a short presentation on how our students performed on the IOWA test.   Lastly the parent club will share the progress and needs of our final fundraisers-

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February 24, 2015

Volunteers…where would we be without them?  If we did not have these important people we would not have a school! We have volunteers who work in our classrooms, work at our fundraisers and help maintain our campus.  We are blessed! We have several fundraisers that are in need of more volunteers. Here are some things we will need from you to make these events

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February 18, 2015

At Mass this morning Father Dan told our children in order to have a meaningful Lent they must have the proper tools to work with.  The tools are prayer, alms giving and fasting. The following are ideas you may wish to share with your child. Fasting For students this means eating less of some foods, giving up others or going without a favorite activity. 

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February 10, 2015

This has been an unusual past few weeks! Staff members and students have been absent due to illness.  I think things are finally settling down and getting back to normal.  In order to make this next few weeks run smoothly here are some important prayer reminders. Father Dan has moved First Reconciliation to March 7th.  Students should arrive at Our Lady of Victory Church

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February 3, 2015

We have a wonderful community!  The past two weeks have been fun filled and very meaningful. There are many people I need to thank. Our 7th Annual Monsignor Moreton Memorial Crab Feed was a huge success!  This fundraiser is organized by our alumni families with lots of help from our current families.  This year’s event was led by David and Roxanne Castillo.  David is

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January 27, 2015

Dear Parents- the following message is brought to you by Diego Castillo and Bella Castillo – Catholic School Week’s Principals for the Day: Hello everyone! My name is Diego Castillo (5th grade) and I will be your principal for the day.  My cousin, Isabella Castillo (Kindergarten), will be your vice principal and helping out. On Saturday, January 24th, the school had its 7th Annual

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