Kindergarten 1

Welcome to The Kindergarten -1  class page!


Mrs. Kristina Danza:

Ms. Linda: 



Dear Parents,

Welcome to Kindergarten at Our Lady’s Catholic Academy.  I am very excited to be teaching your children this  year and look forward to providing an enriching and rewarding school year!

Homework will be posted daily along with school news and  dates.  Please make sure you visit it daily! Any questions you can email me or send a note with your child. I am looking forward to work  hand in hand with you for a successful school year!

Happy to be your child’s teacher





** GYM** Every Monday- Children should wear gym uniform and sneakers! 


Wednesday 9/5: **Please read and sign the parent handbook.

Thursday 9/6: **If you have not done so yet please return the back page of the parent handbook.

                           ELA: Students complete “All About Me” worksheet

                           Math: Number 1 worksheet

Reminder: Full School Days begin next week!  Children must be in Full uniform. Please remember to send children in with a healthy snack and a lunch. Please send in an extra change of clothes for  your child. 

Have a Great Weekend! 

   Week of September 9th- September 14th

Reminders** Monday students have gym

                          Tuesday: Back to School Night 6:30 pm

Week of September 9th- September 14th

Monday: ELA- Letter Aa worksheet

                 Math- Number 2 worksheet

Tuesday: ELA- Letter Bb worksheet

                  Math- Number 3 worksheet

Wednesday: ELA- Letter Cc worksheet

                       Math- Number 4 worksheet

Thursday: ELA- Letter Dd worksheet

                    Math- Number 5 worksheet

Friday: Have a Great Weekend! 

              Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a restful weekend after a full week in school! 


Click on the attached link to view the homework for the week of September 17- September 21st

Kindergarten Homework_ Week of 917-921

This Week at OLCA

  •  Family Contact information Due
  • First two tuition payments due
  • Complete uniform
  • VIRTUS training 6 PM in OLCA auditorium Wednesday September 19th Register online at

Have a Great Week!

Week of September 24th

Click on the attached link below for the homework for the week of September 24- September 28th.

Kindergarten Homework 9/24-9/28 

**All About me Project due Friday, September 28th. 

** PLEASE Send in a change of clothes for your child in case of an accident. Thank you! 

This week at OLCA

Wednesday, September 26th: 8th grade bake sale

Thursday, September 27th: OLCA State of the Academy Address and HAA Opening meeting 6:30 PM school auditorium. All parent and guardians encouraged to attend.

Have a Wonderful Week!


Click on the attached link to view the homework for the week of October 1st- October 5th

Kindergarte Homework  October 1st

Mathletics: Please find your child’s Log-in information in their folder. Log in daily and complete the assignment. 

Events of the week!

Students who are participating in after school activities may wear their gym uniform to school.

Friday, October 5th: Pastor appreciation day

                                     1/2 Day- 11:30 Dismissal

    ** No School Monday, October 8th**



 Welcome Back! I hope everyone had a restful weekend!

Attached is the homework for the week of October 8th- October 12th

Kindergarten Homework 10/9-10/12

Wednesday, October 10th, 17th, and 24th – Boy scouts meeting 4PM room 2-1 

Friday, October 12th and October 26th- Girl Scouts meeting 5-6:30 PM room 2-1

Monday, October 15th and October 22nd- HAA meeting 6-7PM

Wednesday, October 24th: Free Dress up

Saturday, October 27th: Halloween Celebration Grades N-K 12pm-2pm


Clink on the link to view the homework sheet for the week of October 15th- October 18th

Kindergarten Homework 1015

Happening This Week at OLCA

Monday, October 15

  • Rosary Rally Permission Slips and Materials Distributed
  • Terra Nova Testing Continues (Grades 3-8)
  • Basketball Grades 3 & 4 after school (on Monday instead of Tuesday this week)
  • Home Academy Association Halloween Celebration Planning Meeting
    • Auditorium at 6 PM

Thursday, October 18

  • Grade 8 Fundraiser: Ice Cream Sale (Day 1 of 2)

Friday, October 19

  • Grade 8 Fundraiser: Ice Cream Sale (Day 2 of 2)
  • Basketball Tournament (Grades 6-8)  3:30 – 6:30
    • Participants may wear gym uniform to school
    • VIRTUS Trained Parent Volunteers Welcome



Click on the link to view the homework for the week of October 22nd- October 26th

Kindergarten HW 10/22 (6)

Monday, October 22

  • HAA Halloween Celebration Planning Meeting – 6 PM
  • November Calendar Distributed
  • November Track Schedule Distributed

Wednesday, October 24

  • Full Uniform – All Students
  • Free Dress Up
  • United Nations Assemblies
    • Grades N-3: 9:30 AM
    • Grades 4-8: 2:00 PM
  • Boy Scouts Meeting
  • Free VIRTUS Training – 6 PM
    • Required to volunteer at school activities
    • Required to chaperone on school trips

Friday, October 26

  • Girl Scouts Meeting

Saturday, October 27

  • HAA Presents Halloween Celebration
    • N-K: 12-2 PM
    • Gr. 1-4: 3-6 PM
    • Flyers distributed last week; additional copies available in main office



Homework for the week of October 29th- November 2nd

Kindergarten Homework template

Monday, October 29

  • Haunted House permission slips distributed

Tuesday, October 30

  • November 2018 bills distributed
  • Halloween Celebration
    • See attached flyer for reminders, directives, and schedule

Wednesday, October 31

  • School Closed (Professional Day)

Thursday, November 1

  • All Saint’s Day Mass
    • Grades K-8
    • 10:00 AM at St. Teresa of Avila Church
    • Free Dress Up
  • Tuition #4 Due

Friday, November 2

  • Full Day of School
  • Facility Appreciation Day for Mr. Rogers
  • Special Dress Down for Flood Victims in Trinidad & Tobago
    • $2 or more donation to participate
    • Wear red, white, and/or black  (Optional)


Homework for the week of November 5th- November 9th

Kindergarten Homework 11/5-11 (9)    

Some Reminders for the upcoming weeks

Monday, November 5

  • Thanksgiving Luncheon Form Distributed

Wednesday, November 7

  • Dress Down – $1.00
  • Volleyball Tournament Gr. 6-8, 3:30-6:00 PM

Thursday, November 8

  • Group Photo Day
  • Full Uniform for All Students
  • Parent Workshop: Anxiety and Depression in Teens, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
    • Free Workshop
    • All parents welcome
      • Parents of students in Grades 5-8 strongly encouraged to attend
    • LIght refreshments will be provided

Friday, November 9 and Monday, November 12th 

  • School Closed

Have a wonderful week and a nice long weekend! 


Homework for the week of November 12- November 16th

Kindergarten Homework 11/12

Reminders For the Upcoming week

Wednesday, November 14

  • Dress Down – $1.00
  • Boy Scouts – 4 PM in 2-1 Classroom
  • Home Academy Association Meeting – 6:30 PM in Auditorium

Thursday, November 15

  • Individual Photos
  • Full Uniform for all students

Friday, November 16

  • Thanksgiving Luncheon Donation Form Due
    • We have enough cookies!
  • Dress Down $1.00

General and Future Reminders:

  • Tuition #1-#4 should all be paid by now
  • Wednesday, November 21 – 1/2 Day Dismissal – NO AFTER SCHOOL
  • Thanksgiving Recess – School Closed on Thursday, 11/22 and Friday, 11/23


Homework for the week
Kindergarten Homework (10)

Tuesday: Thanksgiving Luncheon- Dress Up

Wednesday: 1/2 Day Dress Down. 11:30 Dismissal


Welcome Back! I hope everyone had a nice restful Thanksgiving!

Homework for the week of November 26th

Kindergarten Homework (11)

Events for this week

Tuesday, November 27

  • Defensive Driving Class – 4 PM (Date Change from Calendar)

Wednesday, November 28

  • Dress Down $1.00
  • Boy Scouts Meeting at 4 PM in 2-1 classroom

Friday, November 30

  • Basketball Tournament Grades K-2, 3:30 – 6 PM
  • Girl Scouts Meeting at 5 PM in 2-1 classroom


Homework for the week of December 3rd- December 7th

Kindergarten Homework

** Reminder 1/2 Day Friday, December 7th due to Report Cards 

Events and Reminders for the week

Monday, December 3

  • Tuition #5 Due
    • Payments #1-5 must be completed to receive report cards on Friday, December 7
  • First Trimester Ends

Tuesday, December 4

  • Christmas Sale Begins
  • Second Trimester Begins
  • Dress Down $1.00

Wednesday, December 5

  • Brainpop Bake Sale

Thursday, December 6

  • Brainpop Bake Sale
  • Dress Down $1.00

Friday, December 7

  • 1/2 Day Dismisssal
  • Report Card Conferences  (3 PM – 7 PM)
    • Grades N-5 in the classroom
    • Grades 6-8 in the auditorium
    • Tuition #1-5 and Registration/Material Fee must be paid in full to receive card.



Homework for the week of December 10th

Kindergarten Homework (12)

Events for the week of 12/10/18

Monday, December 10

  • Dress Down $1.00
  • Report Cards
    • Can be picked up from office or sent home with child upon parent request (call 718-641-1316)
    • Cards only released to families who have paid the first five tuition installments
  • HAA Planning Meeting for Christmas Celebration at 6 PM in Main Office

Tuesday, December 11

  • Brain Pop Bake Sale

Wednesday, December 12

  • Brain Pop Bake Sale
  • Dress Down $1.00

Thursday, December 13

  • Christmas Show
    • Students arrive at 5:45 PM
      • Band to the stage
      • All others to their homeroom classroom
    • Dress Up in Holiday Colors for all students
      • Can wear dress up clothes during school day for free
    • Begins at 6:30 PM sharp
    • Tickets on Sale in Main Office

Friday, December 14

  • Free Dress Down

Saturday, December 15

  • HAA Presents Christmas Celebration
    • Grades N, PK, K from 12 PM to 2 PM
    • Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 from 3 PM to 6 PM

Homework for the week of  December 17th

Kindergarten Homework template (13)

  • Class Holiday Party Thursday, December 20th at 1:30 P.M.  


Monday, December 17

  • January 2019 Calendar Published
  • January 2019 Track Schedule Distributed

Tuesday, December 18

  • Dress Down $1.00
  • Bake Sale for Sports Club

Wednesday, December 19

  • Breakfast With Santa – 9 AM
  • Parents and Family Members Welcome
  • All students will receive a gift from Santa and a hot breakfast
  • This is a FREE event
  • Free Dress Up
    • Please review rules in the handbook (no jeans, sneakers, etc.)

Thursday, December 20

  • Honors Assembly Grades 3-8  at 9 AM
    • Parents and family members welcome
  • Free Dress Up
  • Last Day of After School

Friday, December 21

  • 1/2 Day Dismissal
  • No After School
  • Final Day of Classes before Christmas Recess Begins
  • Free Dress Up – “Festive Sweaters” theme (Ugly Sweaters included!)
  • Christmas Liturgy at 10 AM – St. Teresa Church
    • Parents and family members welcome
    • K-8 will attend

Christmas Recess continues through Tuesday, January 1.  Classes Resume on Wednesday, January 2.

Have a Blessed Christmas and a Healthy and Happy New Year!

 Welcome Back! I hope everyone had a restful vacation!

Homework for the week of January 2nd

Wednesday: Superkids: Tic, Tac, Toc pg 55

                        Math: Subtraction 327-328

Thursday: Superkids: Tic, Tac, Toc pg 56

                     Math: Subtraction: 333-334

Important reminders: 

Wednesday, January 2

  • Classes Resume for All Grades
  • Tuition #6 Due

Thursday, January 3

  • Class of 2019 Ring Ceremony at 9:30 AM
    • Grade 8 may dress up for free

Friday, January 4

  • Dress Down $1.00
  • Bake Sale for Sports Club


 Clink on the attached link for Homework for the week of January 7th- January 11th

Kindergarten Homework

Memory Words for Kindergarten

Reminders for the week of January 7th

Wednesday, January 9th: Home academy meeting 6 P.M

Friday, January 11th: $1 Dress Down

Homework for the week of January 14th

Kindergarten Homework 1/14

Memory Words

Memory Words for Kindergarten

Reminders for this week

Monday, January 14

  • Mandatory Fundraiser begins this week
    • All families required to raise $250 in net funds by March 1, 2019
      • Walk-a-Thon is the default option – earn $250 or more in sponsors to meet the requirement
      • Home Academy Association has prepared two other fundraisers to help families reduce or eliminate the mandatory fundraiser requirement for each family
      • Look for a separate letter and e-mail regarding this process today.

Tuesday, January 15

  • NEW:  Dress Down $1.00 (Not on Calendar)

Thursday, January 17

  • Dress Down $1.00

Friday, January 18

  • OLCA and all other Catholic Elementary Schools Closed for Staff Professional Development Day

Monday, January 21

  • OLCA closed for observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday


Homework for the week of January 22nd

Tuesday: 1/22

Superkids: pg 63 & 645

Go Math: pg 377-378 & 383-38

 Memory words write 3x each

** Catholic Schools Week Religion Project Due Thursday, January 24th

Wednesday 1/23

Superkids: Ettabetta pg 66

Go Math: 389-390

Memory words write a sentence for words

*Catholic Schools Week Religion project due Tomorrow

Thursday 1/24

Superkids: Ettabetta pg 67

Go Math: 395-396

Memory words study for spelling exam

Some Reminders for this week

Tuesday, January 22

  • Free Dress Down for all students and staff
    • Includes fourth graders, who are going on a trip today

Wednesday, January 23

  • December Wall of Fame Celebration

Friday, January 25

  • Dress Down $1.00

Saturday, January 26

  • Grade 4 Basketball Trip to Adelphi University
    • See Mr. B for more information


Homework for Catholic Schools Week


Kindergarten Homework template

Reminders for this week

Monday, January 28th

  • Religion Day
    • “One Good Deed” projects on display
    • School Liturgy at 1 PM (St. Teresa of Avila Church)
      • Families Welcome
  • HAA Planning Meeting for Valentine’s Day Party
    • 6 PM in School Office
    • Remember to return Permission Slips, too!

Tuesday, January 29

  • Free Dress Up
  • ELA Day
  • Spelling Bees
    • Gr. 1-2: 8:30 AM
    • Gr. 3-5: 10 AM
    • Families Welcome

Wednesday, January 30

  • Free Dress Up
  • Mathematics Day
  • Math Bees
    • Gr. 1-2: 8:30 AM
    • Gr. 3-5: 10 AM
    • Gr. 6-8: 2 PM
    • Families Welcome

Thursday, January 31

  • Free Dress Up
  • Social Studies Day
  • Research Symposium (Gr. 2, 4, 6, 8)
    • Best 5 projects from each homeroom class of the grades above displayed in auditorium from 9 AM – 10:30 AM
    • Families Welcome

Friday, February 1

    • LAST DAY TO REGISTER AT $50 per Child
  • Free Dress Up
  • Science Day
  • Science Fair (Gr. 1, 3, 5, 7)
    • Best 5 projects from each homeroom class of the grades above displayed in auditorium from 9 AM – 10:30 AM
    • Families Welcome
  • Tuition #7 Due

Homework for the week of February 4th- February 8th 

Kindergarten Homework

Memory words: Memory Words for Kindergarten

Reminders for this week

Monday 2/4 and Wednesday 2/6- $1 Dress Down Days

Thursday 2/7 Graduation pictures- Dress up OR in full uniform 

*Spirit Week is Next week 2/11

Have a fantastic week! 


Homework for the week of February 11th- February 15th

Kindergarten Homework

Monday, February 11

  • Spirit Week Begins – $10 for the week, or $2 a day
    • 100% of money raised goes to Class of 2019’s Senior Trip
  • Blue & Gold Dress Down Today
  • Blue & Gold Games Today

Tuesday, February 12

  • Spirit Week: Twin/Triplet Day

Wednesday, February 13

  • Spirit Week: Cartoon/Anime Day
    • Students can wear clothing with characters or dress up as them

Thursday, February 14

  • Spirit Week: Pajama Day

Friday, February 15

  • 1/2 Day Dismissal
  • Spirit Week: Sports Team Day


Monday, February 18-22

  • No Classes – School Closed for Winter Recess

Welcome Back!

Click on the attached link for homework and spelling words for the week of February 25th

Kindergarten Homework template (13) – Google Docs

Have a great first week back! 

Hope Everyone had a nice extra day off this weekend!

We have a short week this week! We are closed on Friday 

Tuesday Homework 

Superkids Club letter “Bb” pg 2

Math: pg 521-522

Wednesdays Homework

Superkids Club letter “Bb” pg 3

Math: pg 527-528

No Homework Thursday.  School Closed Friday 3/8/19

Tuesday, March 5

  • $1.00 Dress Down
  • Fat Tuesday Bake Sale

Wednesday, March 6

  • Ash Wednesday
  • Lent Begins
  • March Bills Distributed
    • Must be paid in full to receive Report Cards on Friday, March 22

Thursday, March 7

  • $1.00 Dress Down

Friday, March 8

  • Diocesan Professional Day
  • All Catholic Schools Closed

Monday, March 11

  • iPad Family Fee Due ($22)
    • Look for more information about this in today’s newsletter

Tuesday, March 12

  • $1.00 Dress Down
  • Grade 8 Bake Sale

Wednesday, March 13

  • January Wall of Fame Celebration

Thursday, March 14

  • Cap and Gown Measurement for Grades K & 8
  • Home Academy Association Meetings 
    • 6:30 PM:  General Meeting for All Parents

Friday, March 15

  • Second Trimester Ends
  • $1.00 Dress Down
  • Basketball Tournament (Grades K-4:  3:30-5:30 PM)
    • Participants may wear gym uniform to school

Have a Great Week!

Homework for the week of March 11th, 2019

Monday, March 11th

Math: pg 533-534

SK: pg 5

Spelling: write words three times each

Spelling Words: Bus, Big, Best, Bug, But, Of, The, A, Off, Is

Tuesday, March 12th

Math: pg 539-540

SK: pg 7

Spelling: Write a sentence for first five words

Wednesday, March 13th

Math: pg 545-546

SK: pg 8

Spelling: write a sentence for memory words

Thursday, March 14th 

Math: pg 551-552

SK: pg 9

Spelling: Study Test Tomorrow                  

Here are some reminders for this week:

Monday, March 11

  • iPad Family Fee Due
    • For $22 per family, every student gets a year’s subscription to the Tablet, as well as a data-enabled iPad for use in school
    • This gives our students access to a $700 piece of technology for only $22 per family
    • Only a handful of academies have been invited to participate in this grant
    • Please pay online at
    • As soon as all of our families have paid, we will have access to the iPads, so please do not delay!

Tuesday, March 12

  • Dress Down $1.00
  • Grade 8 Bake Sale

Thursday, March 14

  • Home Academy Association Meetings
    • 6:30 PM – All Parents
  • Cap & Gown Measurement for Grades K and 8

Friday, March 15

  • Second Trimester Ends
  • $1.00 Dress Down
  • Gr. K-4 Basketball Tournament
    • 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Participating students may wear gym uniform to school

Have a Great Week!

We Hope everyone had a nice weekend

Click on the link below for Homework for the week of March 18th

Homework for the week of March 18th, 2019

Monday, March 18

  • iPad Grant Update Sent via Parent Alert
    • Yes, you can still participate (and we need all of our families to do so asap, N-8)
    • Registration and Payment must be done online:
    • The school will receive an iPad for every student once enough families have subscribed to the Tablet for $22
    • More information and FAQ will go out tomorrow
  • Boy Scout Recruitment Sent via Parent Alert
  • Home Academy Association Meeting Minutes Sent via Parent Alert

Tuesday, March 19

  • $1.00 Dress Down

Thursday, March 21

  • All tuition and fees due through March 1 must be paid by today for your child’s report card to be given to the homeroom teacher for distribution on Friday, March 22
  • $1.00 Dress Down

Friday, March 22

  • Report Card Conferences
    • 1/2 Day Dismissal – 11:30 AM
    • There will be After School
    • Conferences from 3 PM – 7 PM
    • Earlier times at the sole discretion of the homeroom teacher
    • Any family with a balance at the end of the day on Thursday, March 21 must pick up their report cards from the office before seeing their teacher.  Full payment will be required to receive cards.

Have a Great Week!


 Click on the link below for the Homework for the week of March 25th 

Homework for the week of March 25th, 2019

Monday, March 25

  • Dress Down $1.00
  • Report Cards distributed to students (if family is current on tuition and fees)

Tuesday, March 26

  • iPad Grant Reminders Given
    • All families who have yet to subscribe online to the Tablet for $22 will receive a courtesy phone call to remind them to do so
    • We are still a few families away from getting iPads in the school for every student

Wednesday, March 27

  • Dress Down $1.00

Thursday, March 28

  • Spring Photos (All Day)
    • Students may DRESS UP or wear Gym Uniform
    • Students who Dress Down will receive a uniform violation and will not be photographed
    • Photos will be sent to the school in the coming weeks, and parents can decide whether or not to buy them
  • HAA Planning Meeting for 10th Anniversary Celebration – 6:30 PM

Friday, March 29

  • Free Dress Up for All Students



Happy April! Click on the link below for this weeks homework and spelling words.

Homework for the week of April 1st, 2019

Monday, April 1

  • Yankee Candle Order Pickup (Main Office)
  • Sports Club Bake Sale (Day 1)
  • Tuition #9 Due
  • Principal Appreciation Day

Tuesday, April 2

  • NYS ELA State Test (Gr. 4,6,7) – Untimed
  • Sports Club Bake Sale (Day 2 – Donations Welcome)

Wednesday, April 3

  • NYS ELA State Test (Gr. 4,6,7) – Untimed

Thursday, April 4

  • Grade 8 Ice Cream Sale
  • Grade 8 Parent Meeting for Graduation Activities – 6 PM

Friday, April 5

  • Walkathon Funds Due
  • HAA Dress Down for Carnival Rides – $1.00
  • Gr. 4-6 Basketball Tournament – 3:30 – 5:30

Have a Great Week!

Homework for the week of April 8th 2019

Homework April 8th- April 12th

ome reminders for this week!

Monday, April 8

  • Tuition #9 and Walkathon Past Due
    • Please resolve both bills before Friday, April 12
  • iPad Grant: 70% of the Goal Achieved
    • We still need a few more families to subscribe to the Tablet to get the iPads for all students
    • A big THANK YOU to all who have subscribed already, including many 8th grade parents!
    • Subscribe at:

Tuesday, April 9

  • Home Academy Association Dress Down $1.00
  • Grade 8 Ice Cream Sale

Wednesday, April 10

  • Gr. 6-8 Bowling Trip
  • Mission & Vision Statement Revision Meeting Postponed
    • New Date will be announced for early May

Thursday, April 11

  • Boy Scouts Bake Sale (New Date)

Friday, April 12

  • Dress Down $1.00


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