BECOME PART OF HISTORY

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School opened in 1901 with an initial enrollment of 40 children.  Our enrollment has since expanded to over 500 children. We are now in a blessed position to expand our campus by building a modern building and renovating our current buildings. This will allow us to service our continually growing community needs.

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help | Selma, TX

LATEST NEWS

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GOLPH fore the Kids

Thank you to all golfers who braved the rain to help make GOLPH fore the Kids a success! (Visited 47 times, 1 visits today)

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Help us Build the Future

Construction is beginning soon on our new Multi-Purpose Educational Building. Click here to find out how to help us build the future for our students! (Visited 30 times, 1 visits today)

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Groundbreaking Ceremony

Thank you to all who attended the groundbreaking ceremonies! Click here to view the article published on the Archdiocese of San Antonio website about the event. (Visited 30 times, 1 visits today)

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Letter from the Principal

Monday, August 15th, marks the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year! Please click here to view a letter from our new principal, Francis B. Burns. (Visited 118 times, 1 visits today)

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Enrollment

Enrollment  We are still accepting registrations for the 2016-2017 school year. To schedule a tour please call the school office at 210-651-6811. Please spread the word to friends and family interested in OLPH, and to all current families we thank you for being a part of the Wildcat Community. (Visited 187 times, 1 visits today)

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Our Lady of Perpetual Help | Selma, TX

OLPH ACADEMICS

Art

Elementary students attend Art class once a week and explore various type of arts. Art as a middle school elective delves deeper into artist expression and students practice different types of skills like drawing, painting, needlepoint and much more.

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Library

Students attend library once a week and have an opportunity to check out books and take AR exams. Library sponsors two Scholastic book fairs throughout the year where students can purchase books.
HELPFUL RESOURCES:
AR Book Finder
AR Home Connect
AR Parent Guide
Reader Certification Criteria
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RenWeb
Accelerated Reader
Library Catalog

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Music

Elementary students attend Music twice a week for 30 minutes. All classes get the opportunity to participate in leading the school choir during mass. Middle school students can select music electives: Guitar or Hand Bells. Mrs. Adre also leads an after school club for students who love to sing and worship the Lord. The Wildcat Worship Team has been invited to many special events to sing and share their talents with the community.

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Physics

Middle School students who are up to the challenge may select Physics as an elective. Mrs. Sharp teaches the fundamentals of physics and students complete several labs and projects throughout the year. Completion of this course, will transfer as high school credit if attending a Catholic High School.

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Religion

Christ is at the core of our teachings and all elementary and middle school students attend religion class. Friday mass is put on by OLPH school, where the students participate in leading the readings and choir.

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Spanish

Aqui hablamos Españo! All students take Spanish classes at OLPH. Students begin in kindergarten and continue on until 8th grade. Did you know that Spanish is second most widely spoken language in the world?

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Technology

Elementary students attend computer class once a week. Middle school students can select between two electives. Computer Applications focuses on mastering Office 365 applications like Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Logic & Design focuses on learning the fundamentals of computer programming. Students work on creating programs and games using building block programming.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP

We are building character and shaping tomorrow’s leaders by delivering academic excellence in a Catholic faith based community.

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- Romans 5:5

“The Love of God has been poured into our hearts through the Spirit of God dwelling within us.”

- Romans 5:5
- Pope Francis

"We need to provide an education which teaches critical thinking and encourages the development of mature moral values.”

- Pope Francis
- Proverbs 22:6

"Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

- Proverbs 22:6
- Pope Francis

"Catholic educational institutions offer to all an approach to education that has as its aim the full development of the person, which responds to the right of every person to access to knowledge.”

- Pope Francis

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