Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School

Success starts herePK3 through 8th Grade

Dear OLOL Parents,

Welcome to the 2023 - 2024 school year!

We are very excited to start a new school year.

Wednesday, August 16th is the first day of school.

Please find below important information that will assist you to be ready for the first day of school. We encourage you to please read the information below thoroughly.

iPad Pick Up Day

(All 6th Graders and New 7th and 8th Grade Students)

  • Thursday, 8/10/23 or Friday, 8/11/23 from 9:00am - 11:00am.

We are looking forward to another great school year using iPads. The iPad is a great tool to use as an addition to the OLOL curriculum.

Parents must be present with all Signature Sheets at "Meet your iPad Day" to receive the student iPad, Thursday or Friday 8/10 or 8/11 between 9:00am to 11:00am.

Please review the documents below with your middle school student:

  1. iPad Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
  2. Google Apps for Education Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
  3. Signature Sheets (please bring these signed forms to Meet your iPad Day)

If you have any questions regarding the OLOL iPad program or are unable to pick up your child's iPad, please contact Mrs. Gissele Tovar via email: gtovar@ololjaguars.org.

School Supply Drop Off

  • Monday, 8/14 and Tuesday, 8/15 from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Dropping off your child's school supplies prior to the first day of school is OPTIONAL.

If you are not able to bring school supplies at this time, students may bring supplies to school throughout the first week of class.

If you choose to drop off supplies prior to the first day of school, please use the following instructions:

  • On BOTH DAYS, between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm, you may drive through the West driveway (parallel to 142nd Ave) where a staff member will collect your supplies.
  • Everyone in your vehicle is asked to remain in their cars.
  • Please be sure to have your child’s supplies labeled with their name and grade.
  • Please bundle the supplies in box, container or large bag.
  • As you approach the covered drop off area, please open your trunks or car doors in order for our staff members to retrieve school supplies.

*Please be sure to label each school supply item with your child’s name and grade.

Homeroom Assignments

Homeroom assignments will be available on PlusPortals PlusPortals on Friday, August 11th, 2023 once updates for the 2023-2024 academic year have been completed. A separate message will be sent when PlusPortals is ready with this updated information.


PlusPortals is used to communicate all information about students and school. It will provide access to the school calendar, student progress (grades 3-8), and access to forms and handbooks.

All new families will receive an invitation email from PlusPortals with instructions to create an account and password at the beginning of the school year. Returning families can access PlusPortals with your existing accounts and passwords.

Lunch Accounts

We are happy to announce that Miami Prime Catering will continue to be onsite to provide their catering service to our students and staff. The information that you will need to set up an account is forthcoming. Please note that this service is between the parents and the catering company. Any questions or concerns must be addressed directly with Miami Prime Catering.

ONLY CREATE AN ACCOUNT IF YOU DID NOT HAVE ONE LAST YEAR. You will need the student's unique id number with an "OL" in front of it to create your child's lunch account. The student ID number will be emailed to each parent. You may also access it on PlusPortals under School, then select demographics, unique id.

Virtual Parent Orientation Meeting

  • Monday, August 14th, 2023, 9:00am.

This meeting will be virtual. Homeroom teachers will email parents the invite code by Friday, August 11, 2023. We invite you to join for the opportunity to meet your child’s homeroom teacher and learn more about this year’s expectations.

First Day of School

Drop off on the first day of school will be a drive through drop off. Faculty and staff will be assisting the students to their classrooms. ONLY PK3 and PK4 parents may walk their students into the classroom on the first day of class at 8:00am.

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Please review the arrival and dismissal procedures for the 2023-2024 academic year. Car tags for dismissal for all new Jaguar families have been mailed out to all new families.

Parents and Students Handbook

The Parent Handbook will be emailed to parents the first week of school along with an acknowledgment form. We encourage parents to read it thoroughly and become familiar with the school policies and procedures. The acknowledgement form is to be completed for EACH student and returned to the homeroom teacher by Friday, August 25, 2023.

  • Please return signed forms to your child’s homeroom teacher during the first week of school.