Sept. 2nd, 2020 – Question and Answer Bulletin

“Amid so many passing things, the Lord wants to remind us of what will remain forever: love, because God is Love”.
-Pope Francis

First and foremost, thank you for your support and for trusting my staff and me. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many of us in a variety of ways and the start of the 2020-21 school year will look differently because of it. We are genuinely excited to have students return to school and to bring some normalcy back into your child’s life. Our plans prioritize student learning, safely maximize instructional time while strictly adhering to the Health and Safety measures prescribed by the Provincial Health Office.

The following Question and Answer bulletin has been made available to provide some clarity on questions that you may sill have:
Sept 2 – Question and Answer Bulletin

COVID-19 Information

According to the BC Centre for Disease Control, “A new coronavirus is the cause of an outbreak of respiratory infections, now known as COVID-19. We are continually monitoring the situation related to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and closely following the federal and provincial health officers – their advice and perspective.

May 19 – Letter from Principal Neva Grout
May 8 – Letter from Superintendent Deacon Henk Luyten
April 15 – Letter from Principal Neva Grout
April 14 – Letter from Superintendent Deacon Henk Luyten
April 3 – Update from Principal Neva Grout
March 30 – Letter from Principal Neva Grout
March 28 – Letter from Hon. Rob Fleming and Andrea Sinclair
Translations available: French | Chinese | Punjabi

March 26 – Letter from Principal Neva Grout
March 20 – Letter from Principal Neva Grout
March 18 – Letter from Superintendent Deacon Henk Luyten
March 17 – Letter from Hon. Rob Fleming, Minister of Education
March 16 – Memo from Archbishop Michael Miller

Stay updated with these helpful links:

What should we do

According to the Provincial Health Officer, these are the recommended actions for British Columbians:

  • Cleaning your hands regularly
  • Avoiding touching your face,
  • Coughing or sneezing into your elbow sleeve
  • Disposing of tissues appropriately
  • Staying home and away from others if you are sick.Anyone who is concerned they may have been exposed to, or are experiencing symptoms of, COVID-19 should contact their primary care provider, local public health office, or call 811. Translation services for 811 is available in 130 plus languages.

2019/20 School Supply List

In preparation for the upcoming 2019/20 School year, click the link below that corresponds with your child’s grade. Please send the items on the list with your student, for the first day of school in September.


Dates to Remember

May 4:    Gr. 7 Confirmation – 6:30pm

May 5-7: Chancellor Music Festival

May 8:    OLA Track Meet

May 16:  OLM Feast Day School & Office Closed

May 19:  Victoria Day School & Office Closed

May 21:  CISVA Track and Field

May 25:  Gr. 2 First Holy Communion 2:00pm


Panorama and Grade 7 Grad Photo Orders

If ordering a panorama or grad photo, please note that payment and order forms are due tomorrow, April 30th. If paying by cheque, please make cheque payable to Lifetouch Canada.


Chancellor Music Festival

The Chancellor Music Festival runs from Monday, May 5th to Wednesday, May 7th. OLM students will be performing on Wednesday, May 7th in the following sessions:


OLM Grade 1                    9:30 am session

OLM Grade 2/3                 9:30 am session

OLM Grade 4/5                 10:30 am session

OLM Grade 6/7                 10:30 am session

OLM Chamber Choir        11:30 am session


All are welcome to come and watch!


**Please note that students are to be dressed in proper full school uniform.   Please see the Uniform Policy for information on proper school attire.**