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Halloween Carnival Featured in Gulf Pine Catholic

The Gulf Pine Catholic published a news piece in their November 17, 2017 edition regarding the OLF Halloween Carnival.  For the full article:  Gulf Pine – Halloween Carnival – Nov 2017

Exec Editor of Sun Herald Speaks to 5th & 6th Grade Class

On Tuesday, November 14th, Blake Kaplan, Executive Editor and VP at the Sun Herald gave a presentation to 5th and 6th graders at OLF Elementary on the state of the journalism industry.  While admitting that the number of print subscribers is on the decline, Mr. Kaplan told the students that it is an exciting time… Read More →

OLF Children’s Choir Performs at O’Keefe Cultural Center

On Saturday, November 11th, the OLF Children’s Choir was honored to be chosen to sing with the Carpenter’s Tribute Band, “Close to You” at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs, MS. The band is based out of Chicago and tours nationally singing the music of The Carpenters. Our Lady of Fatima choir… Read More →

Healthy Eating Presentation at OLF

Julie Fortenberry, a Registered Dietitian, gave a talk to parents and students at Our Lady of Fatima Elementary regarding healthy eating habits for students.  Ms. Fortenberry tailored the first hour of the discussion to PK2 – 3rd grade students.  The discussion ranged from meal planning, lunch box prep and proper snacking.  In hour two, the… Read More →

OLF Halloween Carnival a Huge Success

A large crowd gathered on a sunny fall day for the annual Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School Halloween Carnival.  This year’s event featured a student talent show, costume contest, carnival rides, games along with plenty of food and live entertainment.  Principal Cindy Hahn wanted to especially thank the PTO, Men’s Club, and the many… Read More →

Blessing of Pets Ceremony

A procession of animals, everything from dogs and cats to hamsters, came to the OLF Elementary courtyard for a special ceremony called the Blessing of Pets.  Students and their families brought their household animals to receive a special blessing.  Father Henry McInerney offered a prayer and sprinkled each pet with holy water.  This annual fall… Read More →

Bishop Kihneman Visits OLF Elementary

Bishop Louis Kihneman celebrated his first mass with the students from Our Lady of Fatima Elementary on Thursday, September 28th.  Bishop Kihneman and his fellow celebrants wore red vestments in celebration of martyrs.  After the mass, Bishop Kihneman, Superintendent Mike Ladner, Associate Superintendent Rhonda Clark, and Principal Cindy Hahn toured the school.  Bishop Kihneman fielded… Read More →

“Healthy Eating for Your Student” Seminar – Mon Oct 23rd

OLF Elementary is pleased to present “Healthy Eating for Your Student” on Monday, October 23rd.  Julie Fortenberry, Registered Dietitian, will be giving an educational discussion regarding healthy nutrition for students.  The first hour of the discussion will focus on students in PK2 to 3rd grade. The second hour will be tailored for 4th grade to… Read More →