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October 2014

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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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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