Thursday, December 8: School Wide Mass - Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Click here to learn more about the Feast of the Immaculate Conception


Friday, December 9: OMS Christmas Boutique

It is that time of year where we need to get crafty!

Our annual Christmas Boutique will be held on Friday December 9. The kids love this day! It gives them the opportunity to buy gifts for their family and friends and truly surprise them on Christmas.

All items are sold for $1.00 and the proceeds will go to a charity or family in need to be decided by the Parent Club. If you need any ideas, has some great ones!

This is an easy and fun way to fulfill your parent service hours!



Monday, December 12: Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our students will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Monday, December 12.

We will have a prayer service and play by the third graders at 10:40 AM in the pavilion.

Parents and Friends are invited. 

Who is Our Lady of Guadalupe, and why is she important to Catholics?  Click here to find out!


Monday, December 12: Last Scrip Preorder for 2016

Get your special preorders in for Christmas and/or Teacher's gifts. Updated preorder forms are a

available online.

  • All preorders are due by 10:00 AM.   


Tuesday, December 13: Advent Performance 6:00-7:00 PM

Your child in grades one through six will be participating in the Advent Program as part of his/her music education at Old Mission School.

We are preparing to perform for the school and parents. Your children are working hard, and we are excited to present our program in Old Mission Church!

The performance will be approximately one hour long. Please have your children sit with your and supervise them until the program begins. They will know when their time comes to sing.

  • Advent performance: Tuesday, December 13, 6:00-7:00 PM

  • Appropriate Dress: Holiday Attire that is dressy

  • Students should arrive by 5:50 PM

  • Please don't be late!

  • Santa's House will not open until 8:00 PM. 

What is Advent, and why is it important to Catholics? Click here to find out!


Thursday, December 15:  Middle School Social

The Middle School Social will be held from 1:00-3:00 PM at Cal Poly.

Boys' Basketball Sports Pictures, 3:30 PM in the Mission Gardens



Christmas Cards for Sale!

Old Mission School has created sets of Christmas cards featuring the spectacular artwork of our first and second graders!

We are selling three different packages of eight unique designs with envelopes. Assorted Christmas greetings are included. Each pack sells for $12.00. If you buy all three sets, you will have 24 cars created by 24 different children!

Please see BJ in the OMS office to purchase your holiday cards.  Merry Christmas!



December 12: Last 2016 Pizza Day
Upcoming Pizza Mondays:

Pizza days will resume Monday, February 6. A sign-up form can be downloaded here, and is also shown on the right sidebar of this webpage. and listed below.  Please return form by Friday, January 9, 2017.

  • February 6

  • February 13

  • February 27

  • March 13

  • March 20

  • March 17

  • April 3

  • April 10

  • May 1

  • May 8

  • May 15

  • May 22

Thank you for your continued support of this fundraiser!




Attention 8th Grade Parents

Eighth grade baby and "through the years" photos for yearbook.

Every year, we have photo pages created especially for the graduating class. One section is for baby pictures, and the other is for pictures of two or more classmates from years past (birthdays, sport teams, dance, Halloween, etc.)

Deadline for turning in baby pictures and "through the years pictures" of Class of 2017 is December 13, 2016.

If you prefer to send scanned or digital photos please make sure they have a resolution of 300 dpi. Email to or share with me on Dropbox.

Actual photographs will be scanned and returned. Please make sure student name is on the back. Place in envelope in 8th grade homerooms. 

  • Please don't send photos printed from a home printer.

  • Because of space limitations, the yearbook team selects a variety of photos for the "Through the Years" pages. 


Here's What's Happing at Mission Thrift

Shop and donate to Mission Thrift!

  • 3rd and 4th grade families:  Your service hours must be completed by January 30, 2017. Please call 544-0720 to schedule your service hours.  See the OMS handbook for details.

  • Double hours for furniture pick ups: We need parents from all grades. If you are interested, please call Mission Thrift at 544-0720. Pick ups require muscle and lifting.

  • Mark your calendars: Holiday Open House December 1,2, & 3.This is the best of the best of our donations. We will have unique gifts and lots of FUN! A great way to get to know your thrift store and support the school. Now is the time to donate for this event.

  • OMS Christmas Boutique: Did you know Mission Thrift donates supplies and gifts to the Christmas Boutique every year? If you are helping with that event (bless you!) come use and support Mission Thrift to find craft items and gifts! Come in for more details: 2640 Broad St., San Luis Obispo.

  • Our Mission: To generate monetary funds to supplement tuition and enhance the educational environment for all students at Old Mission School.

  • Our Vision: To engage the community in supporting students at Old Mission School by providing access to quality used clothes, household items, and furniture in a convenient, affordable, and professional manner.

Please follow us on Instagram or Twitter!


OMS Campus Absentee Procedures

If your child is ill and cannot attend school, please call or email the school office at 543-6019 before 9:00 AM.

This is very important - BJ will have to call you if you do not call in, and you can help her avoid this cumbersome task.

We thank you in advance for teaming with her to protect your children!


 Please Share Your School Photos with Us

We are in need of photos for the yearbook and our Facebook page. Please send photos to:

You may also submit cds to the front office; please write "For Yearbook" on the disk or you may share with us at on Dropbox.

We are especially looking for school event photos - first day of school, Halloween, Walkathon, Class Awards, Class Parties, Field Trips, Advent Program, etc. You get the picture - we're proud of our students.




Please Note: OMS Extended Care Phone Number

OMS has a direct-dial telephone number for the after-school program.

The telephone number is (805) 548-0299






OMS Campus Safety

Parents who volunteer or visit classes on the OMS campus are required to sign in and out every time they visit.

This policy was implemented to assure safety on the OMS Campus, and it enables school staff to know who is on campus at all times. Please help us protect your children by complying with this policy.

After 2:45 PM, parents are welcome to enter the side doors to wait for their children by their classrooms if they are not parked on Peach or Broad streets.

Old Mission School Teachers are now Online and on Twitter!

OMS teachers now have individual wiki pages containing live twitter feeds with classroom updates.


Every teacher's wiki page will provide regular updates regarding homework assignments, class news, and important announcements.

If you have as Twitter account, make sure to """follow" your children's teachers. If you don't have a Twitter account, don't worry. It is not necessary for you to have one in order to view teachers' Twitter feeds - just click on one of the following links:

If you need to get in touch with a teacher, please continue to either call or send an email (we're new to Twitter and want to make sure we are able to get back to you in a timely manner).



Volunteer Online

Parents can now sign-up online to complete your volunteer hours!

 Click here to access the online volunteer signup page.

[The online volunteer link is also available from the menu at the top of this page by selecting: Parents /Volunteer Online ]

Important Announcement

All parent volunteers must register with Shield the Vulnerable prior to volunteering on campus. Click here for more information and to visit our Parent Volunteer page.   

 Click here to view the volunteer requirements.   

New and Updated Driver Forms

The following three forms are required to be eligible to drive students:

Please Bookmark the OMS Forms Gallery

(Click here, or from the main menu select: Mainsite / Handbooks & Forms)


* Calendars & Newsletters

* School Handbooks

* Parent Forms

* Student Registration Forms

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