The little school on the lake helping their community in a big way!

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On Friday, October 25, the students from Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School in Mound will be raking lawns of seniors and others in the community who need assistance. Students enjoy this opportunity to help those in need. It is a tangible way for the children to live out the mission of the school.

Residents who receive this service are nominated by church, school, and community members. Usually they are seniors, or families who have experienced illness, loss, or other hardships. A final selection is made by the Rake-A-Thon committee chairs. The school hopes to serve approximately 15 homes in 2019. The students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade rake yards, while the preschool students spruce up the area around the school and church. 

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School has a long tradition of service to the community.  OLL’s focus on service learning allows students to have leadership roles in thoughtfully organized experiences that meet real needs in the community.  The service is integrated into the students’ academic studies with structured time to research, reflect, discuss and connect their experiences to their learning and their world view.  Students learn that a commitment to their faith involves not only service, but also a call to know and understand the communities benefiting from their service.  Through these experiences of service to others, students begin to understand the need for compassion and justice in today’s world.

Would you like your lawn cleaned up? We have some options for you...

Contact the school or Rake-a-Thon co-chairs for more information or send an email to the front office to be put in touch with the organizers. 

Our Lady of the Lake School
Phone: 952.472.8228
Address:2411 Commerce Blvd.
Mound, MN 55364

We are in the process of reviewing applications for residents requesting their lawns to be raked by the students at the school. Please call the school office if you would like to be considered or want to make a recommendation of someone in the Mound area who could use our help.

Schedule of Events
September 27     Event Kick-off! 1:30 gym
October 3  Envelopes due for Week 1 challenge
Dinner at Surfside - eat at Surfside restaurant and 10% of all non-alcoholic sales will be donated to OLL School
October 4  Weekly Prize Drawing during Morning Meeting
October 10 Envelopes due for Week 2 challenge
October 11 Weekly Prize Drawing during Morning Meeting
October 12-13 Fundraising table at Jubilee
October 23 Turn in final pledges
October 24 Final Weekly Prize Drawing and event during Morning Meeting
October 24 Spaghetti Dinner, Book Fair and Dance Line performances
                         from 4:30pm to 7:00pm
October 25       Rake-A-Thon! from 8am to 2:30pm

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