January 29, 2018
Let the celebrations continue! I hope you were able to join us for Catholic Schools Week kick off Mass and Open House because we have so many great things to celebrate! Please plan to join us throughout the week, especially on Family Appreciation Day on Friday! Thank you for blessing your children with a faith-filled Catholic education! Let’s celebrate that blessing everyday!
Mrs. Gina Olsen, Principal
Please make sure to place lunch orders in advance. If you child does not have a lunch for the day, the office will call the parents.
PEEWEE SOCCER: Games Played at Santa Sophia
Practice: Thursday 3:15pm at Encanto Rec
Games K-2: 2/3 – BYE
Grades 3-4: 2/3 at 11:00am vs. St. Didacus Blue – Field B
BASKETBALL: All games played at Mater Dei
Practice: Tuesdays and Thursday at 3:30pm
VARSITY: 2/3: 11:30am vs. St. Patrick
JV: 2/3: 7:30am vs. Santa Sophia B
VOLLEYBALL: Practice 3:30pm-5:00pm
V &JV: 1/30: 3:30pm vs. St. Didacus at St. Didacus
JV Blue: 1/31: 3:30pm vs. OLMC at OLMC
JV Blue: 2/1: 3:30pm vs. St. Didacus at St. Didacus
School Mass and Monthly Awards
Please join us on Friday for Mass at 8:15am and Monthly awards immediately follow the Mass.
Students MUST wear their FORMAL UNIFORM.
MANDATORY PTG Meeting – WEDNESDAY
Plan to attend our MANDATORY PTG meeting this Wednesday at 6:00pm in the Auditorium. We will have a Guest Speaker. There will be NO DAYCARE available. Children are welcome to attend and sit with their parents.
AUCTION NEWS – March 10th
Tickets are on sale NOW! Each family is required to purchase 2 auction tickets at $30 each ticket (18+yrs.) VIP Tables are available for $300 a table (seats 8).
RSVP DEADLINE: February 28, 2018
Bishop Flores Scholarship- Now Available
Bishop Flores Applications are now being accepted at
http://www.bishopfloresscholars.org/. This is an online application that MUST be filled out by all families who are receiving financial assistance. If you need help with the application please call the office to schedule an appointment. Application must be completed by February 28, 2018.
Operation Warm the World
Bring in lightly used coats, blankets, and hats/scarves to the school. All the item collected will be distributed out in the local community. Donations can be made NOW until Feb. 6th.
Family Appreciation Day- February 2
Families are invited to join stay on- campus all day! If you would like to join us for a pizza lunch please turn in your RSVP and money by Wednesday to the office.
Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser- February 3
Join us for breakfast! St. Rita’s Student Council is hosting a fundraiser to raise money to purchase a St. Rita statue for our school. Tickets are ONLY $10! RSVP by February 2nd.
We invite all our parishioners to the many different events scheduled for next week: The blessing of candles on the Presentation of the Lord will be on Friday, February 2nd after the 8:15am Mass and the 5:30pm Mass. This is the time of year when families can bring candles from home to be blessed. On this same day, after the 5:30pm Mass, we will hold our monthly adoration. Spend a quiet time with Jesus in Eucharistic adoration to help you feel complete.
The blessing of throats will take place after the 7:30am Mass on Saturday, February 3rd in observance of the Feast day of St. Blaise.
Revival 2018 will be held at St Rita’s Church starting Monday, February 5 to Wednesday February 7th. Mass will start at 7pm nightly.
Rules and Reasons
RULES: Regular attendance at mandatory General PTG Meetings and other meetings (PG.19)
REASONS: Attending PTG meetings helps fosters your child education and religious growth.
Mark Your Calendars: Bingo Kitchen 3rd grade Feb. 2&9
1/28 – 2/2: Catholic Schools Week
2/1: Spelling Bees
2/2: 1/2 Day – Faculty Meeting, School Mass and Monthly Awards
2/3: Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser
2/4: Children’s Mass (7th&4th) 8am
2/7: PTG Meeting
2/12: Mad Science Lunch visit
2/12: 7&8 grade Valentine’s Day Dance
2/13: ½ Day- Teacher Collaboration Day
2/14: Ash Wednesday Mass at 9am