Holy Rosary School on Stephenson Street in Duryea announces the following:
• NEPA Familoy Favorite has awarded Holy Rosary School first place in a three-way tie for Best Education: Best Private School. Congratulations to our fellow first-place Winners: Good Shepherd Academy and Wyoming Seminary. We take this opportunity to thank our exceptionally motivated, compassionate and professional faculty and staff for being the reason we achieved this great distinction. Thank you also to our wonderful families who continue to support us and trust their children to our care.
• We are looking ahead to Catholic Schools Week and re-registration for our current families.
• No School on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. .
• Sabitini's Pizza Night
Mark your calendars, and help support your school while giving yourselves a night off from cooking on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Thanks to Lindo and his staff at Sabitini's, just mention Holy Rosary School all day and evening on Wednesday and Sabitini's will donate 10% of the proceeds of each check. Sabitini's is located at 1925 Wyoming Ave., Exeter and can be reached for take-out orders at 693-2270.
• End of the second quarter
Can you believe that the second quarter ends on Friday, Jan. 25? This year is flying.
• Catholic Schools Week information
Holy Rosary School, along with all Catholic schools across the nation, will celebrate Catholic Schools Week from Jan.27 to Feb. 1. Information regarding activities that celebrate our faith, academics and service will be sent home. Please plan on joining us for these special events.
• Holy Rosary Open House
Mark your calendars and save the date for our annual Catholic Schools Week Open House to be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27. Current families are invited to come see your children's work, visit with other Holy Rosary families and enjoy light refreshments. We will also display our sixth grade students' National History Day projects.
We also welcome the devoted parishioners of our feeder parishes to stop by and accept our gratitude for your unwavering support of our school.
We are currently in the process of registering students for the 2013-2014 academic school year. As always, your continued support for the ministry of Catholic education is deeply appreciated. You and your children are very important members of both our school family and our diocesan family and we look forward to continuing your child(ren)'s education in Holy Rosary School. The deadline for all re-registration materials is Jan. and all materials must be received for re-registration to be complete. We will begin registration for new students for grades that are not yet filled on Sunday, Jan. 27.
• Gertrude Hawk Easter Order
While door-to-door selling is not recommended, this candy is so good, it basically sells itself. What a great way to earn money towards your tuition. The top copy of the order form and money are due Tuesday, Feb. 12,. Please retain the bottom copy for your records. Estimated order pickup date is Tuesday, March 12.
• Parking at Seton
Per Monsignor Bendik's request, participants in the basketball program are asked not to park in the parking lots surrounding the former Seton Catholic building on Wednesdays and Thursdays as parking is needed for families utilizing the Care and Concern Free Health Clinic. Your cooperation with this matter is greatly appreciated.
• Gift Certificate News
Vouchers sales will continue to be held in the Holy Rosary Church basement each Thursday from 8:00AM to 10:00AM. School families may send in your orders on Wednesday to be filled on Thursday.
• Labels & Box Tops
Campbell's Soup labels and Box Tops for Education are being collected at Holy Rosary School. Please continue your support of these programs by sending in your labels to the school office or by placing them in the church vestibule. 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.