Principals Letter

October 14, 2014

It was a busy weekend for us!  Parents, students, staff and teachers were out representing the Our Lady of Victory Community. Friday the teachers joined St. Anthony, St. Joachim, St. Helen’s schools to share their concerns and ideas for the classrooms.  The principals, including Stephanie Nitchals for San Joaquin Memorial High School, also gathered and discussed ways to improve our schools. Saturday, the staff

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October 7, 2014

Today is the feast of Our Lady of Victory!  We had a wonderful celebration beginning with free dress and ending with delicious croissants! Andy Ruperto, our parish seminarian, prepared a presentation for our students that included some history of the event along with games and prizes. Also, today was the installation of our student government officers and representatives. We prayed for spiritual guidance for

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September 30, 2014

My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer disease about four years ago.  She has retained many of her long term memories, but the disease has robbed her of her short term memories.  As I watch my mother live through this I am struck by the how powerful the mind that God has given us is.   I will never take my ability to remember even the

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September 25, 2014

Hello OLV Families and Friends, Click here for this week’s Family Envelope.  Mrs. Nettell was not able to write her weekly letter this week due to a tight schedule.   Please read the Family Envelope for important school information.   REMINDERS:   OLV 22nd Annual Dinner Auction “Fall is in the Air” is Saturday, October 25th at Holland Park West.  See attached information on how you

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September 16, 2014

Our Lady of Victory School community was again working hard for the school last week! Last week was the beginning of the silent auction class competition.  Students brought in sports equipment, kitchen items, candy, gift cards and cash!  All of these items will be grouped into packages and will be bid on at the fall auction.  Second grade was the winning class this week! 

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September 9, 2014

It was a great weekend for OLV!  Our community was shinning bright. The parent club board hosted hospitality at the church last Sunday morning.  They banded together to created a food extravaganza! Delicious breakfast burritos were served along with pastries, juice and coffee.  Thank you parent club! Sunday afternoon the Grandparents Club hosted a welcome back BBQ for the community.  Students had fun playing

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September 3, 2014

This is a great month to volunteer at OLV! Take advantage of these September opportunities! Joining the auction committee is a great way to get involved in the school’s fundraising efforts.  The fall auction is our major fundraiser for the school year.  The funds from this event go directly to scholarships for students and the operation of the school.  If our fundraisers are successful

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August 26, 2014

I have always loved the first days of school.  It is a reminder to me that summer is coming to an end and cooler weather is just around the corner.  The school is once again filled with the energy the children bring. The students are excited to be back with their friends and they are filled with anticipation and wonder about the new school

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August 15, 2014

I am looking forward to seeing all of you August 20Th.  It has been a long summer filled with all the necessary preparations for the first day of school. Our Grandparents Club has been busy helping out with these preparations.  They have painted Mary’s Grotto, office reception area and hall. They also helped out with classroom repairs, shampooed carpets, gardening and trimming a tree

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June 3, 2014

I feel as though the beginning of the year was yesterday and I closed my eyes for a moment and the year was gone!  For me, this year has been one like no other.  There were great joys and blessings, but also great sadness. The year began with a 33% increase in enrollment as we welcomed our Sacred Heart families to our campus.  This

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