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· We have our own TV studio. Student-produced morning TV news program, that airs each morning in homeroom, was featured on News 12. 

· All students (Nursery through 8th grade) take Spanish language classes. 

· Every morning at least one of our classes in Grades 1-8 attends the 8:30am parish mass, and all students in Grades 1-8 also attend a monthly school-wide mass. 

· Instrumental music lessons are included in our tuition:

  • Piano and Recorder (1st & 2nd Grades)
  • Violin (3rd & 4th Grades)
  • Choice of wind, string or percussion instrument (Grades 5-8)
  • Select Choir open to Grades 1-8

· Our 4th and 5th graders take ballroom dance lessons. 

· Our 6th, 7th and 8th graders can play on one of several interscholastic OLL School sports teams through the CMSAA (Catholic Middle School Athletic Association). 

· There is a SmartBoard interactive computer whiteboard in every classroom and iPads available for all students to use.

· Our students are learning coding and programming skills using our “Dash” and “Dot” robots. 

· The 8th grade participates in a “Debate” class where they research and present varying points of view on current issues.

· Most of our students’ textbooks are available online.

· Every class, Nursery through 8th grade, enjoys the following “Specials:” Theatrical Arts, Spanish, Art, Physical Education, Music. 

· Brand new state-of-the-art security cameras were recently installed on all building entrances/exits. 

· Qualifying 8th grade students are prepared to take the Algebra 1 Regents exam in June.

-  We are one of the first four schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre to be ready for CBTs (Computer Based Testing) for the Spring 2016 ELA 6th grade field test.