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Mission Mass

Join the Holy Rosary School at the Cathedral at 12:15 p.m. today for the Diocesan Mission Mass.

Lifetouch Picture Day

Lifetouch Photo Day will be held on Monday, Oct. 21. Pictures of students in all grades, PK-8, will be taken during the school day. Be sure that your child has his/her Lifetouch photo form and payment.

McTeacher Night in Old Forge

Join us at the McDonald’s in Old Forge for McTeacher’s night from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Have you ever seen Mrs. Brady grill a cheeseburger? Or Mrs. Gedrich make French fries? Come out for a night of fun with our school family, and help Holy Rosary School earn some extra money.

We’re off to Roba’s

The Holy Rosary first and second-grade classes will take their field trip on Friday, Oct. 25 to Roba’s Farm in Dalton. Departure will be at 9 a.m. and the students will return to Holy Rosary at approximately 1:30 p.m. All reservation forms and payment were due last week.

Halloween Party/Dance

The Halloween Party and Dance will be held on Friday, Oct. 25. Halloween Party is from 5 to 7 p.m. for preschool through fourth grades. Halloween Dance is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for fifth through eighth-grades. Students may come dressed in their Halloween costumes. Music will be provided by Tech Shop D.J.’s. Admission is $3 per person or $10 per family.

VIRTUS training

Are you interested in supporting and protecting our children’s future? Consider attending the diocesan-sponsored VIRTUS: Protecting God’s Children for Adults Program. This training session is required for all adult volunteers who work a minimum of 20 hours or more per year with children.

During the three-hour training, a facilitator, who will teach you the tools and show you the resources to maintain a safe environment for all children, will incorporate techniques in a discussion-format to help you recognize the warning signs of child sexual abuse and how to respond to it appropriately and effectively.

If you have not attended training, please check Edline for convenient dates and locations.

Gift certificate news

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

Tab collection

The Holy Rosary Student Council will collect ring tabs for the Ronald McDonald House throughout the school year.

Recycling - In addition to cartridge recycling we also have cell phone recycling. Select cell phones may be dropped off in the same location and recycled for credit. For more information or for a list of qualifying cartridges, visit www.fundingfactory.com or 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 merchandise like computers, software, sports equipment, reference materials, science and art items, even musical instruments. Continue your support of these programs by sending in your labels to the school office or by placing them in the church vestibule.

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