Calendar Reminder

Sept. 29- Minimum Day, 12 Noon Dismissal, Faculty WCEA/WASC In-service

Sept. 29- Que Mango Fruit Cup Sale, after school, sponsored by Student Council

Oct. 1- Altar Server training @ 3:30 pm in the church

Oct. 2- OLPH Volleyball Game at Desert Adventist Academy

Oct. 3- First Trimester Progress Reports are sent home.

Oct. 4- Cheesecakes are delivered to the school; Volleyball Home Game against Desert Christian Academy

Oct. 5- Auditions for "We Shall Prepare" Christmas Cantata, see attached flyer in bulletin

Oct. 6- Minimum Day, 12 Noon Dismissal; Faculty Meeting; Student of the Month Awards Assembly @ 8:15 am

Oct. 6- Ice Cream Sale for $1.00 at recess, sponsored by school

Oct. 10- First Grade Field Trip to Riley's Farm

Oct. 11- Volleyball Home Game against Kings School

Oct. 12- Volleyball Game at Palm Valley

Oct. 16- School Spirit Store opens today

First Maintenance Day

Thank you to the following parents who attended our first maintenance day. With your assistance we were able to clean classrooms and tend to the needs outside on campus. Thank you for your support and taking the time to complete your maintenance service hours.

Mr. Huan Nguyen, Mr. Jodi Molinar, Mr. Pablo Calleros, Ms. Christina Duarte, Ms. Jessica Meza, Mrs. Arlene Fair, Ms. Magdali Jamerson, Mr. Blas Cruz, Mrs. Guillermina Flores

Our next maintenance day is Saturday November 11. 

Que Mango will be here selling their fruit cups for $5.00 each. Feel free to stop by the lunch tables after today's dismissal if you are interested in some delicious fruit!

Altar Servers

Attention all Altar Servers and parents: All servers are required to attend a meeting and refresher course this Sunday, October 1 at 3:30 pm in the church. Please make every effort not to miss this important meeting.

Parents' Club

Thank you to all who attended our first Parents' Club meeting of the year. There was plenty of information shared. If you did not attend, please speak to someone who did so you can be aware of the events and activities. Mark your calendar for our next meeting on Thursday January 11, 2018.

We also like to acknowledge our Parent Board- Mrs. Daniela Saenz, Mrs. Tricia Hoyle, Ms. Celina Miller, Mrs. Gretchen Diaz, and Mrs. Nydia Santos for helping the school get off to a great start and especially for the hospitality given at Back to-School Night and New Parent Orientation Meeting. Your enthusiasm is awesome!

Spirit Store

Our Parent Board is opening a Spirit Store, which will have a variety of items for purchase. This is another great idea to support our OLPH Angels. Please see below the different products you can purchase for you or your child. Feel free to stop by the office to pick up an order form. All proceeds benefit OLPH Parents Club.

Of course we would like to say a very special thank you to our Room Parents for the 2017-2018 school year. They have been busy with keeping everyone informed! If you have any questions, please contact your child's room parent. One way to stay in touch is to enroll in REMIND App. Please contact your room parent if you have not yet enrolled.

Kindergarten-Mrs. Jennifer Berzon, Ms. Marina Pena

First Grade-Mrs. Jennifer Berzon, Ms. Marina Pena

Second Grade- Mrs. Rocio Ruelas

Third Grade-Mrs. Brandy Crousillac, Mrs. Victoria Domingo

Fourth Grade-Mrs. Pamela Iniguez, Mrs. Valerie Bowman

Fifth Grade- Mrs. Victoria Domingo

Sixth Grade- Ms. Eleanor Salas, Ms. Celina Miller

Seventh Grade-Mrs. Gretchen Diaz

Eighth Grade- Mrs. Lidea Gonzalez

Congratulations to our Student Council who received their pin last week. The council is very excited to represent their peers this school year. We look forward in working with our student leaders. Thank you Mrs. Covarrubias for your leadership.

2017-2018 OLPH Music Program

It's not too late for any music students to enroll in the Children's Choir (3-8), Bell Choir (5-8), or Angel Percussion (5-8). OLPH Music Makers accepts students throughout the year!

One time annual enrollment fee of $50 - NEW DUE DATE is Oct 31st!

PATRIOT RIDE- Sat., October 21st- OLPH Children's Choir sings the National Anthem!

All music families can help raise funds towards their OLPH Music Enrollment Fees OR Disneyland Fees by registering participants in the Patriot Ride!

All Patriot Ride participants registered by Oct 6th will receive a FREE T-Shirt!

Please see attached letter and flyer.

Thank you Mrs. Brown for loving music and all you do for the OLPH Music Program!

It is already time......
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church School and Preschool Fall Festival

Please mark your calendar and make plans to celebrate our parish and school in our Fall Festival!

When: Sunday November 5, 2017

Time: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Admission is free! There will be games. food and entertainment for the whole family. As part of the celebration, we are seeking a Festival Queen. This competition is open to all the young ladies (ages 10-17) from the parish, school, or community willing to sell Cash Drawing Tickets for the Festival's Drawing. Interested candidates are asked to pick-up an application from either the church or school office and return it by October 6th. We are definitely looking forward to a fun event!

If you haven't signed up to work in a booth, contact Sarah Romero at (760) 485.4321

Our Lady of Perpetual Help School collects Box Tops! We are asking families and students to clip and turn in Box Tops for Education. Please see the list below of products that have Box Tops. This is a great way to earn money for our school. Your support is appreciated.


*Begin your morning with prayer.

*Read every day to your child.

*Be courteous in the parking lot. Follow the guidelines for the Bliss Ave parking lot and the Staff parking lot. Be patient and observant of others.

*Remind your child to dress in the correct school uniform.

*Stay on top of any balances due such as registration fees and/other fees.

“Encountering Jesus can give us a decisive direction to our life, filling it with meaning”- Pope Francis

Catholic Calendar

Michael, Gabriel and Raphael Archangels

September 29

Angels-messengers from God-appear frequently in Scripture, but only Michael, Gabriel and Raphael are named.

Michael appears in Daniel's vision as "the great prince" who defends Israel against is enemies; in the Book of Revelation, he leads God's armies to final victory over the forces of evil. Devotion to Michael is the oldest angelic devotion, rising in the East in the fourth century. The Church in the West began to observe a feast honoring Michael and the angels in the fifth century.

Gabriel also makes an appearance in Daniel's visions, announcing Michael's role in God's plan. His best-known appearance is an encounter with a young Jewish girl named Mary, who consents to bear the Messiah. Raphael's activity is confined to the Old Testament story of Tobit. There he appears to guide Tobit's son Tobiah through a series of fantastic adventures which lead to a threefold happy ending: Tobiah;s marriage to Sarah, the healing of Tobit's blindness and the restoration of the family fortune.

The memories of Gabriel (March 24) and Raphael (October 24) were added to the Roman calendar in 1921. The 1970 revision of the calendar joined their feasts to Michael's.

What’s Your Catholic I.Q.?


The rosary is usually associated with

a. St. Benedict and the Benedictines

b. St. Dominic and the Dominicans

c. St. Francis and the Franciscans

d. St. Ignatius and the Jesuits

See next bulletin for the answer!

Prayer Corner

Please pray for:

• Pope Francis

• Most Reverend Bishop Gerald Barnes

• Father Alex, Father Kien and all priests in our Diocese

• OLPH School & Parish Community

• World Leaders in all nations

• Those who lost love ones in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida from the natural disasters

• Peace among humanity

Our Lady of Perpetual Help pray for us and bless our school
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Ms. Diane Arias

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