Our SWENext Club celebrated National Engineers Week with various activities planned throughout the week. On Saturday, Feb. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 21, the girls attended the Introduce A Girl To Engineering Day presentation, hosted by the Society of Women Engineers at the University of Miami. Throughout the week, they also attended a presentation about sustainability and resiliency by Mr. Austin Perry from the University of Miami and hosted two eLearning series activities on robotics and 3D Design. Special thank you to Technology Director Ms. Veronica Recio ‘73 for coordinating the week’s events. Click HERE to view a full recap of the [...]
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Congratulations to our student athletes who were named to various All-County Sports Teams! In Cross Country, Andrea Comas-Sanchez '24, Paola Garcia '23, Sofia Martinez '22 and Ana Carolina Romeu '22 made Second Team. To view the article posted in the Miami Herald, click HERE In Golf, Gabriella Chavez '21 was named to the Girls’ Golf Second Team. To view the article posted in the Miami Herald, click HERE In Volleyball, Kayla Cuesta '21, Catalina Jaramillo '22 and Sofia Santamaria '23 made Second Team; Daniella Galceran '21, Valentina Marin-Rojer '22, Anna Rodriguez '22 and Anna Vento '22 received honorable mention. To view [...]
Stay up-to-date with the school’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including plans for the reopening of school, for the 2020-2021 academic year. To view the communications archive, visit: http://olla.org/coronavirus
Virtual Sports Banquets were held, May 19-20, to recognize all varsity student athletes, during the 2019-2020 season. Coaches, athletes and parents were able to reminisce about the season, through Zoom; letters and special honors were also awarded. To view the presentation of top awards in each sport, visit: https://youtu.be/xek7aE9VXGw Virtual Sports Banquets were held June 8, to recognize all junior varsity student athletes, during the 2019-202- season. To view the presentation of top awards in each JV sport, visit: https://youtu.be/Uo0edNrZF6o
On June 5, the Class of 2020 was celebrated with a live virtual graduation, with real-time participation from the graduates, faculty and staff, who participated remotely from more than 250 homes. To view the playback of the ceremony, visit https://youtu.be/p1bXP6tosE4.
In accordance with Miami-Dade County guidelines and CDC recommendations, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy suspended on-site learning and all extracurricular activities on March 17, immediately transitioning to remote and virtual instruction, through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Students and teachers, alike, embraced the quick change, a testament to the community’s adaptability, resilience and strength. To view the package produced by our OLLA TV staff, visit: https://youtu.be/zuiiUL_RNRU
Thanks to the generous support of the yard sign fundraiser, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy was able to sponsor 410 meals for healthcare heroes, through Feed the Frontlines Miami, throughout the month of May. Meals were delivered to Jackson Memorial Hospital, Memorial West Hospital, Coral Gables Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Mount Sinai in Aventura, and Mount Sinai in Hialeah.
Congratulations to seniors Sophia McMillan and Isabel Vega who both received an Honorable Mention in the Science and Vocational Technical Categories, respectively, at the Silver Knight Virtual Awards Ceremony, May 28, sponsored by the Miami Herald. The Silver Knight Award recognizes academic achievement, leadership and service in the community. Congratulations to all 13 of the school’s 2020 Silver Knight Nominees: Art: Gabriella Sanchez Athletics: Mia Atrio: Athletics Business: Ana Rivero Digital & Interactive Media: Alexia Varela English & Literature: Ashley Blanco General Scholarship: Katiana Foley Mathematics: Anabell Alfonso Music & Dance: Isabella Stolarczyk Science: Sophia McMillan Social Science: Sofia Mena [...]
The Athletic Program at Lourdes Academy garnered much success and attention at The Miami Herald’s Virtual Athletic Awards Ceremony, May 27. In addition to being named the Best Female Athletic Program for the fourteenth time in school history, senior Mia Atrio, was named the Overall Female Athlete of the Year in Miami-Dade County, for 7A-5A - a school first. Below is a listing of all 2020 awards: Best Female Athletic Program in Miami-Dade County: Our Lady of Lourdes Academy (14x Recipient) Overall Female Athlete of the Year (7A-5A): Mia Atrio ‘20 7A-5A Female Soccer Player of the Year: [...]
With pots and pans in hand, the seniors of the Class of 2020, accompanied by their parents, drove around the campus, May 15, to be celebrated by the school’s faculty and staff, who lined the perimeter with noisemakers of their own. Scheduled on the seniors’ last day of classes, the drive-by was intentionally designed as a full loop around the campus - a circle, just like the class ring - a symbol of the never-ending sisterhood, which has become the hallmark of the school.