St. Rose of Lima School

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN THE CATHOLIC TRADITION


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    Main Office                      732-462-2646

    Nurse’s Office                  732-462-2988

    Parish Office                    732-462-0859

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    This Week's News from 
    St. Rose of Lima School, Freehold
    Home of the Jaguars
    Sunday,  January 19, 2020
     

       News & Reminders 
     
     


    St. Rose of Lima School
    Catholic Schools Week Celebration
    January 26 - February 1, 2020

    Monday: Breakfast for Faculty and Staff sponsored by the PTA
    Opening Mass in the Chapel at 12:45 pm
    Silly Hat and Sock Day

    Tuesday: Movie Day with Popcorn/ Students will be treated to an afternoon movie in their classrooms with popcorn sponsored by the PTA.

    Wednesday: Bingo/ After lunch students in Pre-K thru 8 with older students assisting younger ones will sit together for five Bingo games with prizes including dress down days, homework passes and class ice cream parties.

    Thursday: Grandparents'/Special Persons' Day Celebration/ Students will perform by class in a patriotic themed show followed by refreshments for all.

    Friday: Eighth Grade Pep Rally/ Volley Ball Game
    Faculty and Staff Luncheon sponsored by the PTA
    Early Dismissal for Students


    Come and See our School
    Our Open House is 
     Sunday, February 9th, 
    9 am - 1 pm
     
     
     
     
     
    We Need Your Help
    The PTA is looking for Volunteers to help out during Catholic Schools Week.
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Mandatory - First Eucharist Meeting
    The mandatory meeting for all parents who have a child receiving First Holy Communion has been changed from February 3rd to Wednesday, February 5th at 7 pm in the Chapel. 
     
     
     
     
     
    Diocesan Tuition Assistance Program 2020-21 School Year
    For Families with Children Attending Catholic Schools Tuition assistance is awarded each year to families with children in our Catholic schools in grades K-12. Awards are made based on financial need. Click here for further information. 
     
    Childhood Mission Association
    Friday, January 17, 2020 will be the last day that mission boxes will be accepted.
    If you prefer to send a check, please make it payable to the Mission Childhood Association.
    Thank you for your generosity.
     
     
    Mid-term Exams
     
    Mid-term Exams will be given from January 17th to January 24th for grades 5th - 8th as follows:
     
    1/17 - Religion
    1/21 - Math
    1/22 - Language Arts
    1/23 - Science
    1/24 - Social Studies
     
     
    Come to the Quiet- Evening Adoration
    Friends, are you looking for a place of peace with no distractions? Why not sit awhile with God and receive from his hands, his heart, the peace that he alone can give? Our chapel will be open on Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for quiet prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. Take a few moments to leave the noise, demands and perpetual motion of life behind. Come for a few minutes or for the whole two hours. Sit with Jesus. Enter into the silence. Receive the gift of peace.
     
    REMINDER - NO PARKING
    Please remember that there is no parking permitted in the "U" shaped lot on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3:30 and 6:00 pm while Religious Education in is session.
     
     
     
    Please Continue to help out our 1st Grade Class
    Our first grade class is continuing to collect food to be donated to the Open Door Food Pantry.  If you would like to donate please send in with your child any canned or boxed items.  Please have them drop their donations off to Mrs. Wall's first grade classroom - 1A - Room 9 before they go to their homeroom.  
     
     
    We are putting on a show!!
     
    Show dates: Friday and Saturday, May 15th and May 16th
     
    Rehearsals and production work will begin in January.
     
    Parent volunteers are needed to help with all aspects of the show: rehearsals, costumes, sets, fundraising, playbill, tickets, and stage crew including sound and lighting. 
     
    If interested in helping out or for more information contact Elizabeth Ginn-Scott at ejg26@yahoo.com. Also please add your info to the Lion King volunteer sign-up on the SRL website or link below under "How you can help". Thanks!
      
     
    Please remember to register or update your information on the Honeywell Instant Alert system.  
    Also, notify the school office and nurse of any contact information changes
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Lunch Program Information
     
    St. Rose is offering our hot lunch program to our students.  
    Please remember that drinks do not come with the hot lunch.  You may purchase a drink at the snack bar for $1.00 or you may purchase milk for the whole school year (click on the link below).
     
    Please click on the links below for more information:

    Jaguars - Sports Corner
     
     
     
    St. Rose of Lima Spring Sports Signups
     
    DON'T FORGET TO SIGN-UP
     
    St. Rose of Lima will offer the following sports this spring:

    Varsity (grades 6, 7 and 8) Baseball
    Boys Varsity (grades 7 and 8) Volleyball
    Boys JV (grades 5 and 6) Volleyball
    Girls Varsity (grades 7 and 8) Volleyball 
    Girls JV (grades 5 and 6) Volleyball

    Please visit the school website and sign up. Even if you signed up previously in the fall, please sign up again. 
    Tryouts and practices will begin in late February / early March. 
    Remember - teams can only be formed if there are enough players and coaches. 
    If able to help coach one of our teams, please indicate in the sign up.

    Come out and support our teams.
     
    Go Jaguars!

    New PTA Announcements and Events
     
    New Spirit Wear
    Just in time for Catholic Schools Week - New SRL Spirit Wear will be sold on a first come, first served basis. 
     


     
     
    Dine to Donate with Fireside 
     
    Please join us on Wednesday, January 29 at Fireside Grill and Bar in Marlboro for a special "Dine to Donate" event.  Treat yourself to a night off from cooking, and Fireside will make a donation to the PTA! 
     
     


    PTA Meeting
    Our next general meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 21st, at 6 pm in the first floor conference room.  Please park near the gym and enter through the door used for dismissal.  All are welcome to attend.
     
     
     
     
    Recess Rooms
    We are collecting gently used (all pieces intact) board games and puzzles for use in our new recess rooms.  Please send your items to school with your child, or drop them off in the school office.  Thank you!
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Save the Date - Grandparents Day
    This year's celebration of Grandparents Day will be held on Thursday, January 30th, during Catholic Schools Week.  Stay tuned for more details.
     
     
     
    Valentine Dessert Party
    Our 3rd Annual Valentine Dessert Party will be held on Friday, February 7th, from 6-8 pm in the school cafeteria.  Signups for helping and to RSVP is on the homepage on the top left under Volunteer Sign-up.  If you would like to help plan this fun, free event, please contact Elizabeth at StRosePTA@gmail.com.



    Scrip Program
    Please consider purchasing gift cards from the PTA for all of your shopping/gift needs - food shopping, gifts for teachers, mail/delivery people, garbage men, hairdressers, babysitters, family members, friends - everyone loves a gift card! For a complete list, visit shop.shopwithscrip.com or use the link from our website. Just write on the back of the order form any cards you would like that you don't see listed. Any questions email scrip@stroseoflima.com.

    Ways You Can Help Our School 
    We are always seeking volunteers for our wonderful school events or if you can't volunteer maybe help out in other ways.
    Here are a couple of ways you can help us. 

    To help or find out more click on the Title links below:
     
    The PTA is looking for Volunteers to help out during Catholic Schools Week events.  Please consider helping out.

     
    The SRL PTA and Elizabeth Ginn-Scott are proud to bring to our school this year a presentation of THE LION KING performed by our students! In order to do so, we are going to need a ton of help and volunteers. 
     
     
    Purchasing gift cards has never been easier! When you buy directly from the PTA Scrip program,  we receive a percentage of the total value in donation. You pay only face value - nothing more!  To participate: Just print the order form, fill out what you would like, send it in to the office attention: PTA gift cards/scrip with your check or cash by the order deadline. Please make checks payable to St. Rose of Lima PTA. Orders are due by the 10th of each month.  Visit shopwithscrip.com for a complete list.
     
      Looking Ahead - Save the Date
     
     
     
     
     
    Please take a look at our preliminary  PTA calendar. 
    There are many activities and fundraisers we have
    planned, and room for more! 
    Please feel free to reach out to us with your ideas. 
    Here are a few upcoming dates to mark on your calendars:
     
     
    1/17 thru 1/24 - Mid Term Exams for Grades 5 - 8
    1/21 - PTA General Meeting 6 pm
    1/24 - Progress Reports
    1/27 - 1/31 Catholic Schools Week
    1/27 - Crazy Hat and Sock Day
    1/27 - Opening Catholic School's Week Mass 12:45
    1/28 - Movie Day
    1/29 Bingo for Student's
    1/29 - Dine to Donate - Fireside Grill
    1/30 - Grandparent's Day
    1/31 - Spirit Day - 8th Grade Volleyball Game - Early Dismissal
    2/7 - Valentine's Dessert Party
    2/9 - Open House 9 am - 1 pm
    2/12 -  "A More Perfect Union" Musical for students
    2/24 - Author Visit - All grades


     
     
    St. Rose of Lima School
    51 Lincoln Place
    Freehold, New Jersey 07728
    (732)462.2646
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    To provide a Gospel centered education that will empower our students to become responsible and productive members of Church and society.

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