St. Rose of Lima School

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN THE CATHOLIC TRADITION


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    Contact – Phone Numbers

    Main Office                      732-462-2646

    Nurse’s Office                  732-462-2988

    Parish Office                    732-462-0859

  • This Week's News from 
    St. Rose of Lima School, Freehold
    Home of the Jaguars
    Sunday,  November 17, 2019
     

       News & Reminders 
     
     
    St Rose of Lima's Christmas Concert
     
    Our Christmas concert this year which will be on Wednesday, December 11th at 7:00 pm. 

    Please note that we are doing things a little different this year and all students in grades Pre-K thru 8th are participating in the concert.
     
    Please have your child dress in festive clothing.

    All students should be dropped off by 6:30 pm in the gym.

    Please direct all questions and concerns to jdalton@stroseoflima.com.
     
     
     
    Parent - Teacher Conferences
    Reminder that Tuesday, November 26th is an Early Dismissal and Wednesday, November 27th students are off for our Parent/Teacher Conferences.  
     
    Information was sent home with your student(s), please make sure to fill out the form and send it back with your child(ren). 
     
     
    Memorial Mass
     
    Our Parish will be holding a Memorial Mass for Sister Kathleen Tobin on Thursday, November 21st at 7 pm in the Church.  All are welcome. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
    REMINDER - NO PARKING
    Please remember that there is no parking permitted int the "U" shaped lot on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3:30 and 6:00 pm while Religious Education in is session.
     
     
    Please help out our 1st Grade Class
    Our first grade class is collecting 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
     
    Students will sign-up in December to participate on or behind the stage and then 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
     
    Winter Sports

    Winter sport action begins this Sunday, November 17th as the Boy's Varsity Basketball team hosts St. Mary's Academy at 1:00 pm followed by the Girl's JV White Basketball team game at 2:15 pm also against St. Mary's Academy. 
     
    Come out and support our teams.
     
    Go Jaguars!

    New Announcements and Events
     
    Christmas Bazaar
     
    Our Annual Christmas Bazaar is only a few weeks away! The PTA has been working hard to organize 2 great days of Christmas Fun for ALL and we need your help!

     
    Mark your calendars for BOTH FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6th (Kids Day) & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7th (Vendor/Community Day)! Please reach out to your family, friends and community to promote our SATURDAY EVENT! 

    Business and Family Sponsorship's and Donations 
    SRL families, friends and community businesses are invited to sponsor a table, raffle basket or make general donation of any kind. It's a great way to support our school, gain valuable visibility at the event and on our social media, and best of all it's 100% tax deductible!  
    Volunteer Opportunities
    Please use the Sign Up Genius found on our website or below to volunteer for Friday. Please indicate in comments section if you are also available anytime Saturday.
    Table Chairpersons will be reaching out to their volunteers to coordinate activities prior to and the day of both events. 

    Book Table
    This year we included a BOOKS TABLE for our shoppers!  We are in need of GENTLY used books for all age groups (including adults) for us to re-sell at approximately $1 each.
    If you have books to donate please send them into school with your child -  we have a collection bin in the front office.
    SRL Reusable Shopping Totes
    Looking for a simple and practical way to support our school?  We are selling large reusable grocery totes for only $2. To purchase send in the completed order form to school.
     
     
    Recycling - Go Green and Earn Rewards!
    In addition to the collection of Entenmann's Little Bites pouches, we are also collecting other clean packaging to earn cash rewards for our school.  

    boxtops
    Box Tops for Education
     
    We will continue to collect paper Box Tops as long as they are not expired.  If you have any collected so far, please send them to school in a baggie labeled with your student's name.  As an incentive, we offer free snack coupons for every 100 Box Tops a student submits.  
     
    Please check out the Box Top app to participate in the new digital program and earn even more for our school!

    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 Christmas Bazaar is just around the corner and we are in need of parents elves to help make this day extra special for the kids.  
     
     
    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:
     
    11/19 In-school assembly for all grades "The Earth Dome"
    11/22  End of First Marking Period
    11/26  Early Dismissal - Parent/Teacher Conference
    11/27  No School for Students - Parent/Teacher Conference
    11/28  No School - Thanksgiving 
    11/29  No School Thanksgiving Break

    12/6 Kids' Day at the Christmas Bazaar & Report Cards
    12/7 Christmas Bazaar & Vendor Fair
    12/11 Christmas Concert 7 pm
    12/20 Early Dismissal
    12/23 - 1/1 Christmas Break
    1/2 - Return to School
    1/27 - 1/31 Catholic Schools Week
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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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