No classes Monday, Tuesday; PTO meets Tuesday evening

September 22nd, 2015 7:53 pm

First Posted: 4/8/2012

There are no classes at Holy Rosary School, Duryea, on Monday or Tuesday of this week, April 9 and 10, due to the Easter holiday. Classes will resume at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11. Bus transportation will be provided to and from school

April PTO meeting

The April meeting of the Holy Rosary PTO will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 in the school cafeteria. Please join us, we are happy to have new moms, dads and grandparents join us in planning our spring events.

5K Race/Family Fun Walk

The "Second Annual Holy Rosary School 5K Race/1 Mile Family Fun Walk" will be held Saturday, April 21. The race will begin at 9 a.m. in front of the school. Pre-registration is preferred, but race day registration will take place the morning of the race from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Information on the race was sent home with the students.

For participants outside the school, registration information can be found on You may also contact Rene Hanley at Holy Rosary School at 457-2553.

Athletic banquet

The Holy Rosary Athletic Association will hold its annual Sports Banquet on Friday, April 20 at St. Mary's Center in Scranton. Information regarding the banquet was sent home with the students last week.

Father/daughter dance

Holy Rosary's first "Father-Daughter Dance" will be held on Friday, April 27. All young ladies from pre-school to eighth grade have been invited to join their dads for a beautiful evening. We thank chairperson Carol Cicon for organizing this event. For further information, call the school office at 457.2553.

Spring concert

Our annual spring concert featuring fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. All are invited to attend and enjoy an evening of song. A special narration of the Easter story, titled "In the Breaking of the Bread," will be presented by the seventh-grade class. Best wishes to them and their teacher, Mrs. Jennifer Snyder and to music teacher, Mr. David Tighe, as all begin their final weeks of preparation.


Congratulations to our varsity basketball team who finished its winning season with a championship trophy in the Wyoming Area Catholic Tournament. The team also received medals for its second-place finish in the Diocesan Tournament.

Bunny Lunch

Thank you to chairpersons Lisa Allardyce, Mary Francis and Karen Marsh and to the PTO and Student Council volunteers for a "hopping" good time last Sunday. Our annual "Bunny Lunch" was a great success and we are grateful for everyone's hard work.

Gift certificates

Gift certificate sales are held in the Holy Rosary Church Hall from 8 to 10 a.m. each Thursday. School families may send in orders on Wednesday to be filled on Thursday.


For information on new registrations, call the school office at 457-2553. An open house will be held in April.


In addition to cartridge recycling, we also have cell phone recycling. Select cell phones can be dropped off in the same location and recycled for credit. For more information or for a list of qualifying cartridges, visit or contact Mrs. Skutack at 457-2553.

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. Labels can be sent into the school office or placed in church vestibule.