Principals Letter

January 22, 2015

January has been very busy and I need a day off! Fortunately, next Tuesday I will have a “substitute” to take care of my administrative duties.  I won’t just have one but two administrators!  This is just one of the activities planned for Catholic Schools Week on January 25th through Febuary 1st. Next Tuesday 5th grader Diego Castillo and his cousin kindergartener Isabella Castillo

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January 13, 2015

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, is dedicating this year to those who live a consecrated life.  He is asking us to pray for those who have chosen a life as a priest, religious or seminarian.  In keeping with this theme Father Dan has asked us to pray in a special way for vocations.  Every week one family from our school will take the vocations

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December 16, 2014

Today was our annual Spelling Bee.  Congratulations to everyone who participated! The Spelling Bee Winners Second grade 1st place (tie)Dominic Rodriquez and Issak Moya; 3rd place Danielle Norman Third grade    1st Jacob Wall 2nd Ernie Camacho 3rd Tyler Speir Fourth grade   1st Ryan Nakada 2nd Tommy Gouker 3rd Ruben Villa Fifth grade     1st Gibson Patton 2nd Ashley Belleza 3rd Diego Castillo Sixth grade    

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December 9, 2014

The second week of Advent came quickly!  I hope you have notice the crèche that has been placed in the main hall.  At this time it looks like a sad and empty place, but in just a few days it will house the King of Kings! Students in second through eighth grade should have received their IOWA standardize test scores with their report cards

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December 2, 2014

Advent is my favorite liturgical season.  I wake up on the day after Thanksgiving excited! For me, the preparation and the anticipation for Christ’s coming calls me to action. Sunday’s gospel told us to watch and wait.  Father Dan said the two most important things to do during Advent are to look for Jesus in everyone we meet and to prepare! We must prepare

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November 18, 2014

Dear Lord, I am thankful for: Charlie DeGrange’s improved health. The benefactors of Our Lady of Victory School who continue to support us. The parents, alumni families, parishioners and friends, who continue to serve our community through the parents club, school board, crab feed, development committee, scrip office and much more. The students, who demonstrate enthusiasm and eagerness to learn and serve as Christ

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November 12, 2014

I hope everyone had a wonderful Veterans Day Holiday!  My son Oliver served four years in the Army 101st Infantry.  As a citizen, I am grateful for the service that my son and others so willing give to protect our freedom. As a parent of a military man, I know how hard and dangerous that service was and the courage it took daily to

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November 4, 2014

This week begins National Vocations week! This week at Morning Prayer we are praying for those who are called to serve! On Friday the students will participate in several activities designed for vocation awareness.  After Friday morning Mass, each class will have the opportunity to attend adoration in the chapel.  Students will reflect on their many blessings and pray for our future priest, sisters,

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October 28, 2014

It is official…the auction was a great success! This celebration was made possible by the efforts of a strong community coming together. Elisha Nakada, the OLV School Parent Club board, parents and many other volunteers spent months on the preparation for the auction.  Their hard work was evident on Saturday night!  The venue was decorated beautifully, the food was delicious and the company was

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October 21, 2014

The parent club, which includes all school parents, raises about $100,000 a year for our school.  This money is used for student scholarships and helps keep the cost of tuition down.  That is why it is so important for all parents to help in some way. One important way to help is through the auction. The auction is our first major fundraiser of the

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