November 16, 2013

Congratulations to the students who have attained Honor Roll status for the first quarter. Students in grades 6-8 are eligible.

The following students attained High Honors, with averages of 93 or above in all major subjects: Grade 8, Rosalie Bennie, Holly Daveski, Harleigh Davis, Gianna DeSanto, Kyle McAndrew, Cecilia Newhart, and Andrea Ruby. Grade 7, Grace Berlew, Kevin Bradigan, Lauren Cawley, Angelina Falcone, Kalley Kovaleski, Sarah Liskowicz, Peyton McNulty, Michael Mucciolo, Kiearra Saldi, and Michael Skutack. Grade 6, Giana Adomiak, Maille Allardyce, Eric Dixon, Mary Elizabeth Kishbaugh, James Marsh, Lauren Mazzarella, Luigi Romano, and Amanda Yanul.

The following students attained Honors, with averages of 85 or above in all major subjects: Grade 8, Ashton Ashby, Alexis Bressman, Brooke Costanzo, Jayna DeLucca, Alexis Evans, Gianna Galli, Olivia Johnson, Alyssa Kornish, Samuel Marranca, Sidney Miller, Conor Nealon, Kayla Stelma, Trevor Tigue, and Jillian Warabak. Grade 7: Dominick Angradi, Jordan Cicon, Larry Corridoni, Hannah Ferenchick, Taylor Hembury, Christine Heppding, Colton Mackell, Emily Miller, Rylee Shay, Madeline Skutack, and Maggie Stuccio. Grade 6: Lana Baron, Jessica Bressman, Margaret Breznay, Kenny Francis, Louis Galli, Evan Gedrich, Julia LaClair, Sarah Mies, Katie Nealon, Mark Ranieli, Zachary Sulima, Jacob Terrana, and Belle Vermac.

Annual Marketplace today

Don’t Miss Holy Rosary School’s Annual Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Nov. 17. The Holy Rosary Annual Marketplace vendors offer unique, top-quality merchandise that will make Christmas shopping a breeze. There will be a wide variety of homemade, fresh and delicious cookies, as well as traditional and ethnic food available for purchase. A jeweler will be on site to buy your unwanted gold. Stop by the on-site caricature artist and have a caricature created for you or make a reservation for a portrait appointment. The cost for admission to the Marketplace is $3 for adults, free for children.

Little Flowers

The Little Flowers will meet from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18.

Science and Computer Fair

The Annual Holy Rosary School Science and Computer Fair will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18. Thanks to Mrs. Lisa Casey, the Science teacher, and Mrs. Melissa Skutack, the Computer teacher for their hard work preparing the students for the Fair.

Subway Family Fun Night

The Subway Family Fun night will be on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

Gertrude Hawk orders

Gertrude Hawk orders will be delivered on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Plan on having your Gertrude Hawks order picked up on Tuesday. Students may take their orders home on the bus if manageable. Otherwise, plan on picking up your order between 2 and 3 p.m.Tuesday.

Cookie dough delivered

Cookie dough will be delivered on Friday, Nov. 22. Plan on having your cookie dough order picked up on Friday. Students may take their orders home on the bus if manageable. Otherwise, plan on picking up your order on Friday, at dismissal.

Informative workshop

Sincere thanks and appreciation to Dr. Christine Kiesinger for sharing a journey through the five senses that offer ways to help our children think better, feel better and rest better naturally. All in attendance learned a great deal and enjoyed this very informative and helpful workshop.

Gift certificate holiday schedule

The last day to purchase gift certificates before Thanksgiving is Thursday, Nov. 21. Pre-orders will be accepted on that date. The final day to purchase gift certificates before Christmas is Thursday, Dec. 19. No pre-orders will be accepted on that date. Only regular orders will be filled on Thursday, Dec. 19. There will be no orders filled during the Christmas holiday and the regular schedule resumes on Thursday, Jan. 9.

Thanksgiving Ccllection for Little Sisters of the Poor

Once again, we have been asked by the Little Sisters of the Poor to participate in their Apostolate of caring for the elderly poor. Each year at this time, they contact us to help with their Thanksgiving collection. They are requesting donations of boxes of tissues, lotion, soap, toothpaste, denture adhesive and cleaner, any type of canned fruits, vegetables and soups. Unsweetened cereals and coffee would also be appreciated.Please send your donations to the school by Friday, Nov. 22.

Santa’s Secret Workshop

The Holy Rosary PTO will sponsor its annual Santa’s Secret Workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Make plans to volunteer some time and to participate in the shopping extravaganza. Each grade will visit and be given the opportunity to shop for family and friends.


In addition to cartridge recycling we also have cell phone recycling. Select cell phones may be dropped off and recycled for credit. For more information or for a list of qualifying cartridges, r contact Mrs. Skutack at 570-457-2553.

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. Please continue your support of these programs by sending in your labels to the school office or by placing them in the church vestibule.