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Honoring Our Lady – Queen of the Angels, Queen of the May

May 22, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Events, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Honoring Our Lady – Queen of the Angels, Queen of the May

This week, the Our Lady of Talpa School family came together to honor our mother, Mary, during two special occasions for prayer and celebration. On Wednesday, May 20, Talpa’s 5th through 8th grade students led our school community in a “Living Rosary.” The Living Rosary took place in the school yard, where students, faculty/staff, parents… read more »

Help Needed with Loyola High School Service Project for Talpa School

April 2, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Events, Parent/Family Programs and Activities
Help Needed with Loyola High School Service Project for Talpa School

Loyola High School has committed to serve Talpa School as part of their 150th Anniversary celebration. Their goal is to have their young men serve alongside the members of the community where the project is being done. So, we need parents who are willing to come and help on Saturday, April 11 at 9 a.m…. read more »

PTG meeting provides opportunity for parents to reflect on our Catholic faith

March 30, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities
PTG meeting provides opportunity for parents to reflect on our Catholic faith

Talpa’s February PTG meeting presented the special opportunity for parents to reflect on the importance of Christ’s presence in their lives – in particular the presence of Christ in the Eucharist – and how they pass their faith in Christ on to their children. The meeting, which Sister Adella led, included a review of the… read more »

Talpa students serve our community

March 26, 2015 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Events, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Talpa students serve our community

This winter, Our Lady of Talpa School students continued our school tradition of participating in service projects in honor of Catholic Schools’ Week. Throughout Catholic Schools’ Week, and in the weeks following, students from TK through 8th grade joyfully shared their hearts and their service to carry out a variety of projects to benefit our… read more »

Catholic Schools Week celebrations at Talpa

February 18, 2014 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Catholic Schools Week celebrations at Talpa

In honor of Catholic Schools Week (January 26th-31st) Our Lady of Talpa School participated in a variety of special celebrations and events. In addition to daily Morning Prayer in the auditorium, the Talpa community participated in the celebrations below. Thank you to our parents and families, faculty, staff, students and everyone who made these events such a… read more »

Talpa to launch Transitional Kindergarten in August 2013

June 27, 2013 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Talpa to launch Transitional Kindergarten in August 2013

Our Lady of Talpa is excited to announce we will launch a new Transitional Kindergarten (or TK) at the start of the 2013-2014 school year. TK is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program. The two-year setup includes one year of TK (for children who are 4 years old by September 1), and one… read more »

Doheny Foundation provides challenge grant opportunity to Talpa School

November 14, 2012 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Campus Life, Parent/Family Programs and Activities
Doheny Foundation provides challenge grant opportunity to Talpa School

Since 1996, the Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation has awarded a matching grant to Our Lady of Talpa School. The requirement for this grant was formerly for Talpa to raise $30,000 from outside of the Talpa community to in-turn receive $20,000 from the Doheny Foundation. This year, the Doheny foundation is again generously providing a grant… read more »

Annual Halloween party is a great success

November 14, 2012 by Bryan Grassmann | Posted In: Parent/Family Programs and Activities, Student Programs and Activities
Annual Halloween party is a great success

Thank you to everyone who made our annual Talpa Halloween party a great success. The fun, festive, and safe event was a wonderful opportunity for the Talpa family to come together in a spirit of celebration and friendship. The Halloween party formerly took place on Halloween night, and now traditionally takes place the Friday before… read more »

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