• Super Successful Science Fair

    Super Successful Science Fair

    So proud of our eight students who presented at the University of Toledo Science Fair! Three of them qualified for states on May 12th. Others won some great awards including cash, savings bonds, and $250 Ohio Tuition Trust Award! Thank you to Science teacher Lisa Kuhl for leading the them through the scientific process.

  • Wide Open Natural Campus

    Wide Open Natural Campus

    Lial celebrates the Eighth level Class – Let’s have a great year!!

  • Way to Go!!

    Way to Go!!

    Congratulations to Lial Principal and President, Sr. Patricia Marie McClain, on receiving the 2018 John A. Thomas Servant Leadership Award. This award recognizes those who exhibit exceptional leadership, have served 10 years as a Catholic School Principal, and must demonstrate exceptional commitment and competence, and be seen as an outstanding leader by his/her peers, school community, and Diocese.

  • Art Shows and Honors

    Art Shows and Honors

    Congratulations to Mrs. Sasala and Caroline Connelly. Caroline’s poster won the Knights of Columbus “Keep Christ in Christmas” poster design contest  for the next Christmas Season. Her artwork will be used to make billboards to be viewed in Toledo. Congratulations to our other artists who’s artwork is to be in area Art Shows in March.

  • Author and Illustrator Visit

    Author and Illustrator Visit

    A dreary Friday was brightened by a visit from author/illustrator,  Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. She shared her story and writing techniques with all students from Lial. What an inspiration. Student had an opportunity to ask Ms. Schmidt about her writing process and art passion.

  • Catholic Schools Week

    Catholic Schools Week

    It was all serious fun and ended with our big traditional Faculty VS the 8th graders Volleyball Game. I think we need a re-match!!

  • Special Learning Opportunities

    Special Learning Opportunities

    The Toledo Zoo made a special stop for a visit to every unit at Lial School. Hands-on fun learning. Here our Afternoon Readiness class patiently waits a chance to pet an amazing creature. Click here for our Get to Know Readiness video.

  • Recess Fun

    Recess Fun

    Recess with snow is extra fun at Lial! We have an abundance of wide open natural space.

  • Art Club

    Art Club

    We have a very talented, successful and busy Art Club. Congratulations on all the art work for the Christmas plays. Thank you Mrs. Sasala.

  • Faith + Education= Opportunity!

    Faith + Education= Opportunity!

    A gift to the 2017-2018 Falcon Fun campaign has a direct impact on Lial students. Click here to learn more Your financial support allows us to enhance academics, maintain our learning environment, and provide for the future. Please click here to donate.  


  • 45 Years is Something to Celebrate!!

    45 Years is Something to Celebrate!!

    Lial is Celebrating it’s 45th year. We have numerous activities planned throughout the year.Click here to learn about our early history.

    It’s all about Knowing, Showing, Living, Giving, Sharing and Caring for 45 years.

  • Lial’s LaPetite Adventures

    Lial’s LaPetite Adventures

    Lial Catholic School is excited to announce the 2017-2018 Lial’s LaPetite Adventures. These FREE adventures take place on the first Friday of the month at Lial’s school campus. The programs are designed for three- and four-year-olds accompanied by their parent or caregiver to promote learning through everyday adventures. Each adventure is held rain or shine in the morning and will last   approximately one hour.  Click here for more information.

    Register today by calling (419) 877-5167

  • Spirit Award Winner

    Spirit Award Winner

    Congratulations to Mr. George Mullan our 2017 Lial Spirit Award Winner! We are grateful for all George does for the Lial community. As part of his award, the Lial Parent Association will donate $1000 to the Lial Endowment Fund in his honor.

  • Beautiful Playground

    Beautiful Playground

    Lial students have plenty of natural space and fresh air to enjoy the great outdoors. Recess and student breaks are a big part of our day.

  • Rejoicing in Our Differences

    Rejoicing in Our Differences

    Recognizing and celebrating each child’s unique God-given gifts.

  • Quiet Campus Setting

    Quiet Campus Setting

    The Lial campus was designed to allow for open space for interaction among classrooms, quiet places for thought, fluid space for creativity, and an abundance of God’s natural light to bless us with each day.

  • Faith in Action

    Faith in Action

    There are several opportunities at Lial to put your Faith in Action. The service opportunities are year-round. Also our Middle School students have the opportunity to participate and serve along with many parent volunteers in our CIA, Christian in Action. This youth group not only participates in community out-reach but shares in the fun or working together and making a difference in the lives of others.

Our Mission

Lial Catholic School, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame, provides a caring community focusing on Gospel values and the formation of the whole child. United with parents, Lial is committed to academic excellence and the development of life skills necessary for each child's unique God-given gifts for the service to society.

Dear Friends of Lial,

Greetings and I am glad you are visiting our website. I hope you like what you see and take time to stop by the school and see us in action. Lial is a Christ-Centered School that strives to live the Gospel Values in all facets of life. It is a friendly, Spirit-filled place that I believe you will enjoy.

God Bless you and your family,

Sr. Pat McClain, SND