Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School's priority is to ensure the well being of our students, families and staff. As such, we will continue to follow the latest guidance from the Archdiocese of Miami, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

We will share updates on this page as they become available. 

 

 

The Archdiocese of Miami has made an important announcement regarding Masses and liturgical events.
Click here to be directed to the ADOM website for detailed information.
 

OLOL will be celebrating and livestreaming the 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily Masses, and the 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sunday Masses. 

For more information, please click here to visit the OLOL church website.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (Last updated on 3/30/2020)

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What decisions have been made by Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School?

In an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff, schools of the Archdiocese of Miami will close on Tuesday, March 17, until further notice. The school will instruct parents about online assignments and lessons. During this time, schools will undergo a thorough cleaning procedure that meet CDC guidelines. The decision to reopen the school will be made week to week. 

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Have school events been canceled or postponed?

With the move to distance learning, all 2020 school events (including practices, games, special events, etc.) have been canceled until further notice.

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How will my child partake in Distance Learning?

teachers daily. Please click here to access the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish School Distance Learning instructional packet. Beginning on Wednesday, March 18th, students will begin to use the Distance Learning Protocol.

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Will attendance be required on a daily basis?

Daily attendance will be taken daily. Please click here for detailed instructions.

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Will 3rd Quarter report cards be issued as scheduled?

3rd Quarter report cards will not be issued on Friday, March 20th as previously scheduled. However, parents may always access PlusPortals for their child’s grades. PlusPortals will be updated on a regular basis by teachers.

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Will Easter Break be affected?

We will be following the Miami Dade and Broward Public Schools spring break which is from Monday, March 23rd – Friday, March 27th in lieu of the originally scheduled Easter vacation, April 13th – April 17th. The Easter break will be Holy Thursday, April 9th, Good Friday, April 10th, and Easter Monday, April 13th.

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You or someone you care for has contracted Coronavirus (COVID-19), what should you do?

If you or someone you care for contracts Coronavirus (COVID-19), please email our school principal, Mr. Thomas Halfaker at thalfaker@ololjaguars.org immediately with the details.

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I need Internet but can’t pay bills because of COVID-19. What options do I have?

Xfinity has opened up Wifi hotspots across the country for the next 60 days to allow everyone access to the Internet for free, including non-customers. A map of available Xfinity hotspots is available here. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots,
and then launch a browser.

Comcast has also created new educational collections for all grade levels in partnership with Common Sense Media. Customers say “education” into their X1 or Flex voice remote to use.

Verizon and Xfinity have also agreed to waive late fees and not terminate the service of any customer who can’t pay their bill because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

AT&T is offering internet access for qualifying limited income households at $10 a month through their Access from AT&T program. They are also offering new Access from AT&T customers two months of free service. Learn more here.

AT&T has promised to waive late fees and not terminate the service of any wireless, home phone or broadband residential or small business customer who is unable to pay their bills because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. It is also giving unlimited internet data to its home internet wireless and fixed internet customers.

T-mobile is giving all current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers unlimited data for the next 60 days (excluding roaming), an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot/tethering service, and free international calling to any country listed as a Level 3 during the pandemic. As of Wednesday, the CDC lists the following countries as Level 3: China, Iran, South Korea and most European countries, including the United Kingdom and Ireland.

T-mobile is working to provide customers extra free data up to 5GB per month over the next two months for its Lifeline customers.

 

 

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Who should I contact for additional questions?

Please email additional questions to your child’s teacher. Teacher email addresses may be found on PlusPortals.

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Who should I email for technical questions?

Parents and students can email Ms. Tovar gtovar@ololjaguars.org for technical assistance. You may cc Mr. Halfaker thalfaker@ololjaguars.org and Mrs. Sanchez lsanchez@ololjaguars.org on your email.