January 8, 2018
Thank you so much for the love and kindness shown to me and to all of our faculty and staff members during the Christmas season! Your support is greatly appreciated! Happy New Year!
Please note that the Bishop Flores Scholars application window is now open. Applications must be completed by February 28th. ALL St. Rita’s School families that receive FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OF ANY KIND MUST COMPLETE AN APPLICATION. Whether you receive an award or not, this application communicates the needs of our school community to the Diocese. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Mark your calendars! Catholic Schools Week begins at the end of January! Plan to attend Open House on Sunday, January 28th from 9am-12, following the 8:00 mass. Bring a prospective family and your child will receive free dress for a week!
Mrs. Gina Olsen, Principal
Please make sure to place your lunch order in advance. If you child does not have a lunch for the day, the office will call the parents to bring one.
PEEWEE SOCCER: Games Played at Santa Sophia
Practice: Thursday 3:15pm at Encanto Rec Games K-2: 1/ 13 at 12:30am VS St. Charles at St. Charles Grades 3-4: 1/13 at 12pm VS. St. Patrick – Field B
BASKETBALL: All games played at Mater Dei Practice: Tuesdays and Thursday at 3:30pm VARSITY: 1/13: 9:30am vs. St. Michael JV: 1/13: 10:30am vs. St. Rose (White)
VOLLEYBALL: Practice Wed- Fri 3:30pm-5:00pm VARSITY: 1/9: 3:30pm vs. St. Patrick at St. Rita’s V&JV: 1/10: 3:30pm vs. St. Rose at St. Rose JV Blue: 1/11: 3:30pm vs. Our Lady’s at Our Lady’s
Please join us on Friday for Mass at 8:15am. Students MUST wear their FORMAL UNIFORM.
PTG MEETING- THIS TUESDAY!
All parents are welcome to join! Meeting will be held in the Faculty Lounge at 5:45pm.
STAR TESTING JAN 8-26
Please advise your children to do their best and stay focused on these short, computer-adaptive aptitude assessments. The results drive instruction in the classrooms and provide one measure of your child’s progress.
AUCTION NEWS – March 10th
We ask that you use the letter attached to last weeks Passport when requesting donations. If you have any questions please feel free to email the Auction Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
NO SCHOOL – MONDAY, JANUARY 15
In observance of ML King Day we will have NO SCHOOL on Monday. School will re-open on Tuesday and it will be a MINIMUM DAY. Students will be dismissed at noon. Daycare will be available.
Rules and Reasons Parent/Student Handbook
RULES: Undershirts should be plain white only. No sweater or jackets other than uniform are permitted in the classroom and church. All uniform pieces worn by the students must be clean and in good repair at all times. All items must have the current school logo. (pg. 32)
REASONS: St. Rita’s School believes that a uniform and dress code are necessary both as an economic consideration for families and also as a lesson in Christianity.
Mark Your Calendars: Bingo Kitchen 4th grade Jan. 5&12
1/8-1/26: STAR Testing Window
1/9: PTG Meeting at 5:45 Teacher’s Lounge
1/12: School Mass (5th)
1/15: NO SCHOOL – ML King Jr. Day
1/16: ½ Day- Teacher Collaboration Day
1/17: CCHS Leadership Luncheon
1/19: School Mass (4th)
1/22: Science Fair Projects on Display
1/24: Trimester Mid-point
1/26: School Mass (3rd)
1/28 – 2/2: Catholic Schools Week
1/28: School Mass 8am and Open House at 9am-12pm
1/31: General PTG Meeting 6pm
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