CRS Rice Bowls

Students are asked to return their family Rice Bowls by Friday of this week. We will offer your donations during a prayer service next Tuesday. Your contributions go directly to those in need: both locally at the St. Francis Soup Kitchen and globally to countries served by Catholic Relief Services. God bless you for your generosity!

Report Cards & Awards

Third quarter report cards for grades K-8 are being sent home today. Please review your child’s progress and help him or her set goals for the next quarter. Sign & return the report card envelope. Awards will be given after Mass on Friday.

Guardian Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to the classes whose art collages were selected to be framed and auctioned at this week’s Friends of the Guardian Reception to be held at The Haskell Company:

  • 1st place Gr. 4, Woodsie 3D collage
  • 2nd place Gr. 6, Tree collage
  • 3rd place Gr. 5, Floral in Blue Vase collage

March 27 Fish Fry – Tickets on Sale

Holy Rosary is selling tickets for a Fish Fry this Friday. Dinners will be served from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Dine in or take out. Buy tickets in advance at the school office:

  • $20 Family (8 pieces of fish w/sides*)
  • $7 Adult – 12 & up (2 pieces of fish w/sides*)
  • $3 Child ages 3-11; (1 pc of fish w/sides*)

* baked beans, cole slaw & cornbread or hush puppies.

Protecting God’s Children

Looking forward to being a chaperone for a spring field trip or the 8th grade graduation trip? Do you need to attend a Protecting God’s Children training so you qualify as a chaperone? Register at Information for the required Criminal Background Check is available in the office.

Yearbooks – March 31 last day for $20

Every $20 purchase of a yearbook earns4 volunteer hours! Prepaid orders will be accepted through March. In April remaining books will be $25 each.

EARLY DISMISSAL 1:30, March 26Extended Day is available.

Easter Vacation is April 2-10.

All Scholarships Open NOW

  • New SUFS applications available now! Apply at New applicants includePK4.
  • Current PK3 Parents -- Apply for VPK at or at an office of the Early Learning Coalition. Bring us your Certificate of Enrollment! VPK funds will pay your child’s tuition and book fees for PK4
  • Guardian Catholic Schools All students who do not qualify for SUFS, VPK OR Success by 6 must apply for a scholarship from the Guardian Catholic Schools by April 17. Apply online now by going to clicking on the FACTS icon with the graduation cap on the LEFT side of the screen. To access Grant & Aid, you use the same login information that you currently use for FACTS Payment Plans to make electronic tuition payments.
  • Parents of Incoming PK3 students –Apply for Success By 6 for free two-year early learning opportunities at Holy Rosary. Apply at ChooseQualityChildcare.org or call the Early Learning Coalition at 208-2044 ext. 1

Hungering fora Bountiful Earth!This fifth week of Lent, CRS Rice Bowl introduces us to Melvin, a coffee farmer from Nicaragua whose coffee plants were affected by a disease. Watch the Story of Hope video to see how CRS helped Melvin and his family recover their plants and diversify their crops to strengthen their farm for the future. Will your family join others across the US in this week’s fast from all beverages except water? Remember to put your savings into your CRS Rice Bowl to change the lives of farmers like Melvin.

Prayer:For farmers around the world who work to improve their harvests while preserving natural resources, that they may support their families through the fruits of the land. We pray to the Lord.

Activity:Lenten prayer eggs are a fun way to pray this Lent.

Enclosed Today – Success By 6 flier

Share the enclosed fliers with family & friends to let them know that Holy Rosary is a site for Success By 6 next year. If you refer a family that applies and is accepted—to PK3 or any other grade—you will earn $100 off of your next year’s school fees.

Guided by our Christian Faith, we the Holy Rosary Catholic School community, will pursue success in education and in life. We will strengthen our minds, bodies and spiritsto help build a holy and just society.