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Welcome to
Our Lady of Sorrows School

A private Catholic elementary school established in 1890, accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, serving the communities of Essex County under the direction of the Office of Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ.


  • Sign up to participate in the Fall Mass with Children
  • OLS Parish Picnic is September 21st!
  • International Dot Day is coming up on September 15th. OLS is signed up to participate with students from 75 countries and we're looking forward to a fun day!
  • Library Book Sale will continue next week for anyone who would like some more books: just 25c/book or $2 for a full bag!
  • Are you following us on Twitter? @OLSsouthorange
  • Welcome Back! We hope you enjoyed your first few days of the new school year. Please be sure to check the weekend envelope (on the right of this page) for all our news.
  • Check out our Facebook Page for up-to-the-minute news at Sorrows.
  • Support our Free Grocery Reward Card Fundraiser! Click to register your Pathmark or Stop & Shop grocery cards.
  • Have you checked out the Scouting opportunities for your sons at OLS? Cub Scouts for Boys in 1st-5th Grades and Boy Scouts for 5th-12th Grades.
  • Check out this helpful link with Safety Tips for Internet Use for children of all ages. 

Select from a list of Weekend Envelopes available for download. All documents are in PDF format for easy download and printing.