Principal Newsletter 6.17.22

Ms. Dana McCann                                                                                70-25 Kessel Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Principal                                                                                              Phone (718) 793-2086               

                                                                                                                               Fax: (718) 897-2144     




June 17, 2022


Dear Parents and Guardians,




Final Days of School


Hot lunch will be served until Wednesday, June 22nd. The last day for early morning drop-off and the breakfast program is Wednesday, June 22nd. The last day for Extended Care is Friday, June 17th. School is closed on Monday, June 20th in observance of Juneteenth. There are half days (12:30pm dismissal) on Tuesday, June 21st and Wednesday, June 22nd


Due to the unavailability of the Parish Hall and Church, there has been some important changes to the Awards Ceremony on June 22nd. The Awards Ceremony for Grades 2-7 will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, June 22nd at 10:15am. A Zoom link be shared on Tuesday, June 21st.


Report cards for students in Grades 1-7 will be distributed on Wednesday, June 22nd.


Report cards are only released if all tuition and fees are paid in full. After June 22nd, report cards will be available for pick up in the office.


Staffing Updates and Classroom Updates


I am happy to announce that Ms. Andrea Edwards will be moving to 3K. After many years in Nursery and a stellar year in PreK, she is excited to work with our youngest learners!


Mrs. Carla England will be our new second grade teacher. She is excited to return to Second Grade after a fantastic year in Kindergarten! Mrs. Starace will continue to work with Second Grade. We wish Ms. Plona the best of luck at her new school where she will work with special education students in early childhood.


Summer Packets


All students entering Grades K-4 at OLMCA in September will receive hard copies of their summer packet next week. Students entering Grades K-4 will also have the assignments posted on Google Classroom. All students entering Grades 5-8 will have digital assignments posted on a summer Google Classroom. All information will be shared with students next week. Students are asked to complete the summer packet and return it to their homeroom teacher on the first day of school. The directions for the packets will also be made available on the school website. For new families, summer packets will be emailed.




OLMCA Office Hours

Monday, June 27-Thursday, June 30  9AM-12 PM

Monday, July 4 & July 5: Office Closed

Wednesday, July 6 and July 7 from 9AM-12PM

July 11-July 15: Office Closed

July 18-July 29 from 9AM-12PM

August 2- August 3 from 9AM-12PM

August 8-August 12: Office Closed

August 16-September 1 from 9AM-12PM


The office will be closed on Mondays and Fridays throughout July and August. If you need to schedule an appointment outside of office hours, please contact Ms. Hinkson at  or call the office at 718-793-2086 for an appointment. We are happy to accommodate your schedule.


See You in September!


Save the Dates:


Tuesday, September 6…Back to School Night for 3K and PKA(In-person)

Wednesday, September 7 (1st Day of School for K-8) 12:30PM Dismissal

Thursday, September 8 (1st Day for 3K and Pre-K from 8:30-10:30am) 3PM Dismissal for K-8

Thursday, September 8…Back to School Night for K-8 at 6:30pm (In-person)

Friday, September 9 (3K and Pre-K from 8:30-10:30am) 3PM Dismissal for K-8

Monday, September 12 (1st Full Day with Extended Care)