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  • A Special Message

    to Family & Friends of Our Lady of Refuge School

    Welcome to Our Lady of Refuge


    Thank you for visiting our website. We hope to give you some idea of what Our Lady of Refuge School is all about.

    Our Lady of Refuge School was founded in 1923 and provides a superior education to students in grades Kindergarten through 8. We also offer a Pre-K program for 4 year olds. OLR combines the best of current teaching and technology with traditional Catholic school values in a warm and caring environment. We view every child as an individual with unique talents and needs. The faculty, staff and I are dedicated to the growth of our students academically, spiritually and emotionally.


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  • News

    • Parents in grades 1-8 are invited to meet the teachers THIS THURSDAY 20 SEPTEMBER at 7p. Teachers will explain their procedures and discuss their goals for this year. Questions will be answered. Please join us.
    • On Friday 21 September at 9a, we will have a demonstration of all the instruments available to those students who join the Band. Parents are certainly welcome to attend. Applications will be distributed next week. Band is open to students in grades 3-8 and meets every Monday afternoon after school. For more information, please call the office (718-367-3081) or speak to Mr. Levitt (dlevitt@olrbronx.com.)
    • School will be closed on Tuesday 11 September for a Teachers' Meeting.
    • We are pleased to welcome two new teachers to Our Lady of Refuge School. Mr. Felipe Salaverry will be teaching Math and Science to grades 6, 7 and 8. Our new third grade teacher is Ms. Michelle Holloway. Parents will be able to meet them, and all our teachers, on Thursday 20 September on BAck to School Night.
    • The school office will be open Monday 27 August through Thursday 30 August. Office hours are 8a to 2p. There are still SPACES AVAILABLE in our Pre-K (4 year olds) and Grade 1 registration.