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Easter blessings to all from the Holy Rosary School Family. May the joy of this special season fill your hearts and homes

Easter Break

Students will return from Easter Break for a full day of school on Tuesday, April 22. May you enjoy a safe and wonderful break with family and friends!

Bunny Brunch Thank You

Special thanks to the parent and student volunteers who worked so diligently to make our annual Bunny Brunch such a hopping good time!

Honor role announced

Congratulations to students who have attained Honor Roll status for the third quarter. Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 are eligible.


The following students attained High Honors with averages of 93 or above in all major subjects:


Rosalie Bennie, Brooke Costanzo, Holly Daveski, Harleigh Davis, Gianna DeSanto, Gianna Galli, Alyssa Kornish, Kyle McAndrew, Cecilia Newhart, and Andrea Ruby


Grace Berlew, Lauren Cawley, Larry Corridoni, Sarah Liskowicz, Peyton McNulty, Michael Mucciolo, Kiearra Saldi, and Michael Skutack


Giana Adomiak, Eric Dixon, James Marsh, Mark Ranieli, Luigi Romano and Amanda Yanul.


The following students attained Honors, with averages of 85 or above in all major subjects:


Ava Angeli, Alexis Bressman, Jayna DeLucca, Olivia Johnson, Samuel Marranca, Sidney Miller, Conor Nealon, Kayla Stelma, and Jillian Warabak


Dominick Angradi, Kevin Bradigan, Jordan Cicon, Matthew Dowdell, Angelina Falcone, Hannah Ferenchick, Taylor Hembury, Christina Heppding, Kalley Kovaleski, Colton Mackell, Emily Miller, Xavier Parrick, Rylee Shay, Madeline Skutack, Joseph Stella, Maggie Stuccio and Charles Vermac


Maille Allardyce, Lana Baron, Margaret Breznay, Kenny Francis, Louis Galli, Evan Gedrich, Mary Elizabeth Kishbaugh, Julia LaClair, Lauren Mazzarella, Sarah Mies, Katie Nealon, Zachary Sulima, Jacob Terrana and Belle Vermac.

National History Day results

Congratulations to all of the students who participated on April 5 at Penn State/Wilkes-Barre in the History Day Competition and best wishes to those students who will be moving on to the state level of competition.

Awards were earned by sixth-grade students in the following categories: Individual Exhibit, Evan Gedrich received a third place award; Group Exhibit, second place was awarded to Maille Allardyce and Mary Elizabeth Kishbaugh.

Eighth-grade award recipients were as follows: Group Performance category, first place was awarded to Gianna Galli, Holly Daveski and Brooke Costanzo, with Courtney June and Alyssa Kornish receiving third place; Group documentary, first place was awarded to Samuel Marranca and Jillian Warbak.

Computer Fair awards

Holy Rosary students competed in the NEIU Computer Fair on Friday, March 28. Congratulations to Ava Angeli and Rosalie Bennie who placed second in Graphic Design, Ceci Newhart who earned a first-place award in Webpage Design and Conor Nealon who placed first in Animation.

Book Fair Fiesta

Thank you to all of our parent volunteers who ran this fun and exciting event!

Little Flowers

Continuing their tradition of service to others, the Little Flowers will visit Riverside Rehab to spread some cheer on Monday, April 14.

Pittston Chamber Read Aloud Day

Read Aloud day will be held on Thursday, April 24. Our thanks to the Pittston Chamber of Commerce for this wonderful opportunity!

Sixth Grade Visits Kirby Park for Earth Day

On Friday, April 25, our sixth grade class will visit Kirby Park to celebrate Earth Day.

Father-Daughter Dance

The Father-Daughter Dance will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 25 at Holy Rosary School Gymnasium. Invitations were sent home last week. Light refreshments will be served and music and entertainment provided by Tech Shop DJ’s. A Photo Affair Photography will be available for optional photographs. Girls wear their Sunday best and choose their special date for the evening (fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, godfathers, uncles, older brothers). Cost is $10 per person, which includes admission and refreshments.

Race for Education Day

The annual Race for Education will be held on Friday, May 9. Review your “Kick-off Packet” carefully. Participation is essential to the success of this fun and beneficial program that provides an excellent opportunity to reduce tuition for the 2014-15 school year.

Muffins with Mom

If you are interested in attending “Muffins with Mom” on Monday, May 12, from 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m., please send in your form by Monday, May 5.

Nite at the Races

Holy Redeemer High School is asking for help from their feeder schools for Night at the Races to be held on September 20, 2014. People are needed to sponsor races, purchase tickets to attend the events, purchase horses to race, and to donate baskets for raffling. If you are able to assist in any way, please reference the information sent home in the family folder for names, phone numbers, dates, and deadlines. Funds are need to purchases new buses and vans that will benefit all of our children.

Attention local business owners

Help put state tax dollars to use in the Diocesan Catholic Schools. Pennsylvania businesses can receive a 75 percent tax credit for a one-year commitment, a 90 percent tax credit for a two-year commitment at the K-12 level, and a 100 percent tax credit at the Pre-K level. Information and applications can be found on the DCED website: www.newpa.com/EITC or www.newpa.com/OSTC.

Labels and Box Tops

Campbell’s Soup labels and Box Tops for Education are being collected at Holy Rosary School. These programs enable us to provide educational resources that may be unaffordable through our regular budget. They offer exciting merchandise like computers, software, sports equipment, reference materials, science and art items, even musical instruments. Please continue your support of these programs by sending in your labels to the school office or by placing them in the church vestibule. If you have any questions, please contact the school’s office. Also, please check labels for expiration dates. They can be sent in immediately and processed before they expire; there is no need to wait until you accumulate a quantity.

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