What We Believe . . . .

We believe in God. We believe in the power of the individual to make a difference in our school, our parish, and in our world. We believe that education must prepare students for a changing world. We believe that education is a lifelong process. We believe that the educational process should include the spiritual, emotional, and physical aspects of the child in addition to the academic development. We believe the home, the parish, the community, and the school are partners with the student in the educational process. We believe each person is an unique individual whose needs must be addressed in the educational process. We believe a safe, orderly environment is conducive to learning.

We believe in the strength and benefits of a Catholic education.

Thank you, Knights!

December 19, 2014

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KofC check

Tom Wankum, OLP’s Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus, presented Presentation’s FIRE program with a check for $1264.75 from their recent Tootsie Roll Drive.  The funds will be used to support inclusive education and differentiated instruction at OLP.  We are grateful for all the Knights do for OLP!

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Late Start School Day

December 18, 2014

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Due to road conditions, we will have a LATE START this morning.  Doors will open at 9:30 and classes will begin at 10:00, Thursday, December 18.

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Box Tops Detective Contest

December 3, 2014

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BOX TOPS UPDATE: Keep sending in your Box Tops and completing your DETECTIVE SHEETS.  Each student who returns their box tops sheet will earn a prize, and each grade that turns in at least 50 box tops per student will earn a free recess before Christmas break!  4th and 5th grade are well on their…

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Blue Ribbon Billboard

November 21, 2014

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OLP Billboard Photo

      Watch for our Blue Ribbon Billboard at 50 Highway and 3rd Street in Lee’s Summit! Thank you LAMAR ADVERTISING for supporting Our Lady of the Presentation! OLP is proud to proclaim our Blue Ribbon Status!

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Accepting the Blue Ribbon Award!

November 11, 2014

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Mrs. Briggs and Mrs. Rogers with our Blue Ribbon Award!

Mrs. Briggs and Mrs. Rogers are in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., accepting the National Blue Ribbon School Award from the Department of Education!  They would like everyone to know that they feel, “humbled, honored and blessed to have received the National Blue Ribbon School Award on behalf of the dedicated staff, students and parents…

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Race Day Information – OLP’s Turkey Trot

November 5, 2014

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Turkey Trot

OLP’s 2nd Annual Turkey Trot is THIS SATURDAY!  Gear up for all the excitement and make note of the following dates and information for the event:   PACKET PICK-UP on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: OLP Families may pick up Registration Packets at OLP TODAY, Wednesday, November 5th, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., in the Etue…

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FIRE Ball Cup Winner!

October 30, 2014

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The FIRE Ball cup contest ended Monday, the tickets were counted, and the winning school was announced at the All School Mass on Wednesday.  All schools turned in more raffle tickets this year than last year and in some cases, twice as many as last year.  We are all winners because, as partner schools, we…

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Mix It Up Lunch – Grades 3-8 (pictures included)

October 29, 2014

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October 28th was National Mix-It Up Lunch Day and OLP grades 3-8 participated! Mix it up lunch encourages students to identify, question and cross social boundaries.  Tuesday, we asked students to move out of their comfort zone and connect with someone new over lunch.  It is a simple act with sometimes profound implications.  Each student…

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This week at OLP

October 27, 2014

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CORRECTION!   Mix-it-up Sock Day is TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH. (TOMORROW!)   Click to read the Bonfire-Red Ribbon Week Flyer with all the details about this special week, celebrating the FIRE Foundation and choosing to be DRUG FREE!   Additionally, SIGN UP NOW for OLP’s Second Annual Turkey Trot!  You have more incentive than ever to register for…

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FIRE Ball Raffle Standings

October 23, 2014

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FIRE Ball Week 3

Last week was quite a week for ticket sales.  The SHAMROCKS have  managed to stay on top of the leaderboard due to their strong performance in week 1 and 2 but they will need to searching for a lucky clover if they intend to ride this thing out.  The PANTHERS are hot on their trail…

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2014 OLP Basketball Evaluations

October 17, 2014

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All girls and boys entering 3rd through 8th grades are eligible to play basketball in the Parochial League of Kansas City. To participate, players must attend OLP School or be enrolled and have acceptable attendance in the Children’s Faith Formation program (at OLP, Holy Spirit, or St. Margaret’s). To register go to www.plkc.org and click…

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Works of Mercy

October 9, 2014

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Works of Mercy (7)

Thank you to Bill and Nancy Bass for the creation and generous donation of placards depicting the Corporal Works of Mercy.  The placards represent our school’s theme and focus for this school year.  They have been hung in the 6th grade hallway in the new addition.  

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2014 OLP Basketball Registrations

October 8, 2014

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All girls and boys entering 3rd through 8th grades are eligible to play basketball in the Parochial League of Kansas City. To participate, players must attend OLP School or be enrolled and have acceptable attendance in the Children’s Faith Formation program (at OLP, Holy Spirit, or St. Margaret’s). To register go to www.plkc.org and click…

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1st Annual FIRE Ball Cup

October 3, 2014

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FIRE Ball Cup

OLP is competing in the 1st Annual FIRE Ball Cup!  The FIRE Ball Cup is a competition between all the FIRE partner schools to see which school can sell the most FIRE Ball Raffle tickets.  The SINGLE VICTOR will not only having the glory of being the first to showcase the FIRE Ball Cup in…

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Turkey Trot Volunteers Needed

October 2, 2014

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The Second Annual Turkey Trot 5k is coming up on November 8th, and we need to get the word out!  Last year was a huge success because of the wonderful volunteers! Distributing flyers is a great way to get involved as a family, and students can earn service hours.  All flyers can be picked up…

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NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL!

September 30, 2014

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Blue Ribbon School

Dear Parents, We  are excited and privileged to announce that  at 12:30  today, we learned that Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic School has been named a NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL by the US Department of Education.  OLP is one of only 50 private schools in the US to receive this honor.  We have worked…

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Orchestra Begins!

September 18, 2014

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Walking down the hall this morning sounds were emerging from the music room!  The sounds were not as crisp as the New York Philharmonic – but so very close!!!!  Thank you to Ms. Dieker and Mrs. Palacios for this amazing opportunity for our children!

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Archery Enrollment and Tournament Meeting

September 15, 2014

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Archery

The Archery Club at OLP is open to all students in 4th through 8th grade.  Archery is the fastest growing sport in the US for good reason – not only is it fun and safe for girls and boys alike, it has been shown to help improve focus and concentration skills translating to greater academic…

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School Spirit Day Tomorrow

September 11, 2014

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Join the NEW OLP Cheerleaders in celebrating National School Spirit Day, tomorrow, September 12th.  Students may wear any Presentation Spirit Wear top with dress down bottoms.  Check the Uniform Policy if you have questions about Spirit Day dress guidelines. GO PANTHERS!

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PTO Golf Tournament

September 9, 2014

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PTO Golf

ATTENTION GOLFERS! September 19th is fast approaching!  If you haven’t registered for the OLP PTO Annual Golf Tournament, NOW is the time.  Join other OLP Parents, Friends and Staff for PTO’s biggest FUNdraiser of the year. EVERYONE can help make our OLP-PTO Golf Tournament a success!   Not a golfer?  Not a problem!   There are many…

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