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Important Dates

2019-2020 Stationery Lists and Sales Dates
Stationery for Grades 1 - 8 will be sold at OLPR on Wednesday, August 7th and Wednesday, August 14th from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. Please note: this is a change to what was printed in the 2018-2019 school calendar. There are no night hours. If you are unable to make the stationery sale, you can drop off your student's order at the front office. Simply write down the items you need and place it in an envelope with your payment. Please include your student's name and grade on the envelope and we will have your items ready for your student on his/her first day. Click here to view the stationery lists.

2019-2020 Back-to-School Dates
Grades 1-8 begin on Wednesday, September 4th with a 1:00 p.m. dismissal. September 5th and September 6th are 1:00 p.m. dismissals.

Full days for grades 1-8 begin on Monday, September 9th.

Grades PreK 3, PreK 4 and K orientation day will be Monday, September 9th.
The schedule is as follows:
Girls: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Boys: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

September 10th - 13th are 11:45 a.m. dismissals for PreK 3, PreK 4 and K. Full days for PreK-3, PreK-4 and K begin on September 16th. 

Parent Meetings and Back to School Nights
There is a parent meeting for PreK 3, PreK 4 and Kindergarten parents on Thursday, September 5th at 6:30 p.m. at OLPR. At least one parent/guardian must attend. This meeting is for PARENTS ONLY. Please do not bring your children with you. Registration for our After School CARES program will take place on this night. 

There will be a General Home and School meeting on Thursday, September 12th at 6:30 p.m. in the OLPR gym. This will be followed by Back-to-School Night for Grades 1 to 8.

News and Info:

Summer Office Hours
Summer office hours in July are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In August, the office will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

2019-2020 Dress Code and Uniform Policy
The full dress code/uniform policy for the 2019-2020 school year can be viewed by clicking here. We ask that everyone take a moment to review the uniform policy in its entirety to ensure that your student is in the proper uniform. No exceptions. Thank you.

Summer Packets
Students in grades 1 through 8 are required to complete the summer packets that they received at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. If you have a new student entering grades 1 - 8, you will need to stop by the school office to pick up his/her summer packet. Summer packets are NOT optional. All completed packets are due back the first day of school and count as your student's first grades for the new school year.

Admission Cards
All students will be required to have an admission card to enter school on the first day. Admission cards can be picked-up at the front office in August (dates/times will be announced soon). In order to receive an admission card, all payments on tuition and fees must be current (May, June, July and August), including any late fees or NSF charges to your TADS account, and all new student (and missing current student) information and forms must be filed to the school office (see below). 

New Student Paperwork
Below is a checklist of forms and documents that must be completed for ALL new students and returned to the school office in order for us to create your student's permanent record card. This information is due as soon as possible. We must have all of this information on file in order for your student to receive his/her admission card to enter school on the first day.

-Copy of student's birth certificate (*required)
-Copy of student's Baptismal certificate (*required if your student is Baptized)
-Current immunization records (*required)
-Medical and Dental Forms (*required for new students entering Kindergarten or Grade 1). Forms are available in the school office.
-Copy of student's report card (*required for transfer students only. Note: you will also be required to sign a release form at the school office so that we can request transcripts from your child's current school)
-If your student has a learning assessment, a psychoeducational evaluation or an IEP, please provide us with a copy. (*required if applicable)
-If there are any court orders regarding legal and physical custody of a child, please provide us with a copy (*required if applicable)
-School bus form (*required if applicable)

*Note for RETURNING families: if you received communication from us that any of the above forms have not been filed to us, you MUST send in the missing documents in order to receive your student's admission card.

After School CARES
Registration for our After School CARES Program will take place at the PreK-3, PreK-4 and Kindergarten parent meeting on September 5th. Information about the program is available on our website. Click here for more details.

Welcome to 2019-2020

Our Lady of Port Richmond