Aug 10, 2023, 10:38 PM
One of the outstanding aspects of the curriculum at St. Rose School is the Buddy program which pairs older students with younger students in a variety of activities including reading sessions, school assemblies and service outreaches. Being responsible role models gives older students confidence and purpose; younger students also gain confidence, feel connected and aspire to be role models one day. Many alumni reflect about the impact the Buddy program had on their school experience.
Jul 7, 2023, 11:14 AM
Our pastor, Msgr. Weiss, is a pillar of the Newtown Community and is being recognized for his dedication and service with the honor of being named the Grand Marshal of the Labor Day parade. Read more at the Newtown Bee. St. Rose School marches in the parade every year, and 2023 is no exception. We want to honor Msgr. Weiss with the biggest turn out for the parade by St. Rose yet. All current and alumni students, staff, and families are invited to join us.
Jun 13, 2023, 10:34 PM
Uniquely gifted with hearts of gold, the St. Rose School Class of 2023 leaves a lasting mark in our halls and on our hearts. Whether they joined in Preschool, Kindergarten or later these students were bonded through their memorable experiences at St. Rose School. Working together under the guidance of Art teacher Mrs. Ferriter they created a mural of St. Rose of Lima in the entry hallway of the school. They received recognition for their academic and service related accomplishments and many received scholarships reflective of their contributions. They will be missed but know that these halls will always be a home. May God bless and guide these students as they set off on their high school journey.
Feb 17, 2023, 11:44 AM
First graders studied Presidents and First Ladies in U.S. history, writing/reciting reports and marching in the Presidents and First Ladies parade through the school halls while faculty and students from other grades waved American flags and cheered them along. Learning key facts about these important figures in U.S. history inspired the First graders and set the tone for a meaningful President's Day.
Feb 17, 2023, 11:40 AM
Is blinking a voluntary or involuntary muscle? How many bones make up a human skeleton, and what are the measurements? Seventh grade students made many discoveries in the school's state of the art science lab where they conducted a muscle lab and measured skeleton bones. Every student named and designed a skeleton for a contest that was judged by other classes in the school. Hands on learning opportunities make a lasting impression.
Congratulations to Sister Thaddeus Rajca, CSFN, who received the Monsignor Robert E. Weiss Award for Service at the St. Rose School Blooms Benefit October 21st.
Oct 26, 2022, 9:46 PM
Congratulations to Sister Thaddeus Rajca, CSFN, who received the Monsignor Robert E. Weiss Award for Service at the St. Rose School Blooms Benefit October 21st. It was a joy filled, festive night filled with people from all walks of Sister's life -- current and alumni parents and students, Sister Thaddeus' family and Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, clergy/religious, teachers, admininstrators and parishioners/friends -- all gathered to honor her years of service to St. Rose Parish and School and her dedication to Catholic education. We are grateful to Sister Thaddeus and to all supporters whose generosity enables us to continue helping students in Preschool - 8th grade BLOOM in mind, heart and soul.
St. Rose School opens doors to the 2022-2023 school year with energy and enthusiasm from students, teachers, administrators, clergy and family.
Sep 13, 2022, 11:10 PM
St. Rose School opens doors to the 2022-2023 school year with energy and enthusiasm from students, teachers, administrators, clergy and family. The essence of what makes this such a special place -- where children in Preschool-8th grade BLOOM in mind, heart and soul -- is captured in this video.
Aug 25, 2022, 11:43 AM
Our family is growing! St. Rose School Admissions and Advancement, along with faculty, HSA, parent and student ambassadors, hosted a Welcome Breakfast for all new families. It was an exciting morning as students from Preschool - Middle School engaged in games and activities while new parents and family members chatted with current school parents and faculty. St. Rose School is like a second family and it is at these types of events that the bonds of long lasting friendships begin. We have a rich history and a bright future, offering a stellar academic, faith focused education that helps children BLOOM in mind, heart and soul.
Jun 22, 2022, 10:54 AM
Caps off to the St. Rose School Class of 2022! You have made a lasting impact in our halls and on our hearts. God has blessed you with many talents so go forward shining your light in high school and beyond. Remember, St. Rose School is always home! We love you.
Jun 22, 2022, 10:50 AM
It's official -- Mr. Bardhyl Gjoka (Mr. G), Principal, is now Dr. G, having received his Doctorate in Education Leadership with a focus on Social Emotional Learning from Sacred Heart University in May 2022. St. Rose School is blessed to have Dr. G as leader as we continue to provide a stellar academic, faith-focused education to children in Preschool through 8th grade.
Apr 8, 2022, 9:54 AM
Our first and fifth grades collected baskets, eggs, and Easter treats to assemble baskets and Easter goody bags. After all the Easter baskets and bags were lovingly assembled, the classes took a walk over to the church and then continued on to Faith Food Pantry where they donated the baskets and bags. The service project brought fun, together time for the buddies, and put a smile on everyone's face knowing that they were going to bring joy to children and families on Easter Day!
Mar 22, 2022, 12:50 PM
Promoting peace through art is the focus of Fermata Arts, an organization of which St. Rose School Art Teacher Mrs. Meagan Ferriter is a member. Recently the school received beautiful artwork created by students, ages 5 to 15, in Ukraine that is now on display at St. Rose School. Students in K-8 are visiting the exhibit to study aspects of Art that they are learning in class. Teachers are also using the exhibit as a springboard to discuss current affairs in an age appropriate manner. Mrs. Ferriter is working on "We are the World" themed projects with her students that will eventually be sent to classrooms in Ukraine.
Mar 21, 2022, 9:49 PM
Erin Markut, St. Rose School Class of 2019 and currently a Junior at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, created a beautiful image of St. Joseph that she entered into a contest at the school and won. We are so proud of Erin who continues to bloom in her studies and enrichment activities, using the talents God has given her to make the world a brighter place.
Jun 30, 2021, 3:42 PM
We'd love to hear how you are doing and hope you'll consider being featured in an Alumni Spotlight. We are planning to start an Alumni newsletter as well so if you have great memories, photos and other tidbits, email email@example.com. Spread the word and come visit if you're in the area!
Jun 30, 2021, 3:38 PM
Many of these students joined St. Rose in Preschool, others came along the way. Together they became a family and filled our halls with learning, love and laughter. As they head off to a variety of high schools we have full confidence that they will continue to shine their light and make the world a brighter place. Wherever they may roam, St. Rose School will always be their home. We look forward to hearing all about their new learning adventures. God blessings on all of our graduates and their families!
Jun 30, 2021, 3:35 PM
We are creating a brick walk by the Angel of Hope statue directly in front of St. Rose School. This is a wonderful way to connect the past, present and future generations who walk in our halls. Bricks make great gifts and capture fond memories, mark special occasions such as Confirmation, First Holy Communion, Graduation, weddings, sports highlights. They also are a lovely tribute to loved ones who have passed away. By adding your brick to the walk you also help St. Rose School continue to provide a stellar academic, faith focused education to students in Preschool through 8th grades. Brick purchases can be made online, https://polarengraving.com/stroseoflimaschool. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 25, 2021, 3:03 PM
Innovative lessons such as the Pi-Line skyline to celebrate national Pi Day, the 5th grade competition to list as many digits in Pi, 2nd grade weather erosion experiments, 1st grade Polar Bear gummy experiment and 3rd grade’s “Step into History” reports. as well as the upper grades Virtual Mock Trial competition, are among the many exciting things happening these days. Service projects continue with great enthusiasm. Raising money for needy children in Haiti, Autism Awareness and Breast Cancer research are among the many causes St. Rose School supports. Our students are building bonds with senior citizens in town and our Kindergarten class does a monthly outreach to the police department. Teachers continue to inspire students to reach their God given potential through innovative lessons and projects. Students continue to excel in all areas. 8th grader John Paul Dyer received the St. Thomas Aquinas Award for academic excellence and faith through service; 5th grader Luke Budzynski won the Regional Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee and is advancing to the State level. The St. Rose School Chess Club is participating in State finals. We are a blessed community.
Mar 24, 2021, 4:54 PM
Tuition alone does not cover the cost of educating a child. Every gift makes a BIG difference! Your support helps: bridge the tuition gap, cover extra Covid related expenses, keep our faculty running smoothly, enhance our security and technology, provide professional development for our teachers and ensure that all students have the tools they need to reach their God given potential. Thank you and God bless!
Aug 25, 2020, 10:17 PM
Download the AM Bus Schedule here. Download the PM bus scedule here.
Jul 14, 2020, 9:23 PM
On July 9th, a plan was released with an opening line that reads "Our school re-entry policy must be adaptable and agile in responding to new information. School administrators will modify approaches when specific policies are not working. For the most up-to-date guidelines, always refer to our website: https://www.DOBCatholicSchools.com/."
Mar 31, 2020, 7:45 AM
School may be closed for the moment but you can take a virtual tour, speak to our Admissions Director, Principal and current parents to learn more about our Preschool-8th grade curriculum. We are a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC). All teachers are New York or Connecticut State certified with a BS or MS in Education. St. Rose School offers a stellar academic, faith focused curriculum with an active Athletics program as well as exceptional enrichment activities including Mock Trial, Advanced Math Club, Instrument Instruction, Musical Theater, Robotics and Chess Club. You can discover more by perusing the website and speaking with our Admissions Director, email@example.com. A warm welcome awaits you!
Mar 31, 2020, 7:42 AM
The Administration, Faculty, Students and Parents of St. Rose School are engaged in daily lessons and activities, keeping classes and connections on track during this time. Parent reactions to the transition have been positive with feedback such as "one of the biggest benefits to the smooth transition is that our children are engaged throughout the day. They are not bored. " The Administration and Faculty speak frequently to ensure that learning is maximized and that parents are not overtaxed. Teachers maintain 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. hours Monday to Friday and parents have been respectful of their weekend time to recharge. Plans are underway for virtual events including Spirit Day and Honor Roll call among others. Families receive a weekly newsletter (provide link) and key updates from the Principal as well as occasional "checking in" video messages. This is a team effort and everyone is doing their part to make it successful.
Mar 19, 2020, 9:33 PM
The Blooms Benefit on February 29th was a wonderful gathering of parents, past and present, community members, parishioners and all who share a love of St. Rose School. We are grateful to our honorees and 2020 recipients of the Monsignor Robert E. Weiss Award for Service, Dr. John and Mrs. Nancy Murphy, for their ongoing dedication to Catholic education and community service.
Jan 8, 2020, 10:21 PM
Come explore the halls, classrooms and state–of-the art science lab at St. Rose of Lima School on Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet the dynamic teachers, parents and students who create an energized learning environment. Speak with Principal, Mr. Bardhyl Gjoka, and discover the advantages of a Catholic education and the proven social, emotional and educational benefits of a K-8 school. Explore the dynamic Pre-K 3, 4 year-old and Transitional Kindergarten programs.
Oct 23, 2019, 8:00 AM
November 3-9, 2019. Read more!
Oct 21, 2019, 10:08 PM
Where? St. Rose Preschool, 40 Church Hill Road from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration is not required. 1st Monday of every month. FREE! Come spend time with your child in the Preschool classroom, meet teachers, enjoy activities, and see why St. Rose Preschool could be the right fit for your family.
Oct 17, 2019, 9:00 AM
A festive night of authentic German food, live German music and more!
Oct 16, 2019, 9:00 AM
Register early – Space is limited – Deadline 10/21
Oct 1, 2019, 10:00 AM
All students in grades 2-8 are invited to register for the 2019-2020 St. Rose School Cheer Team. It is a great opportunity to have fun, improve your cheerleading skills and support your school by representing St. Rose at home basketball games and the end of season Cheer Expo at Immaculate High School.
Sep 13, 2019, 8:41 AM
With the St. Rose of Lima Home & School Association.
Sep 6, 2019, 9:00 AM
Starting on SEPT. 10TH, PRACTICES are every TUESDAY & THURSDAY from 3pm to 5pm!
Aug 30, 2019, 12:41 PM
The newly paved parking lot is beautiful and...safe! Sidewalks and illumination are wonderful additions that have led to new protocols for bus and car walk arrival/departure procedures. Read more...
Aug 20, 2019, 5:41 PM
The 2019-20 school bus routes are now available.
Aug 7, 2019, 2:17 PM
Summer Basketball Clinic at St. Rose School
Jun 17, 2019, 12:55 PM
Boys Basketball Spirit and Skills Clinic. For rising 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys.
Jun 14, 2019, 1:00 PM
View all summer 2019 assignments by grade.
May 28, 2019, 3:30 PM
We are so grateful to our parent volunteers. Please join us for an Appreciation Mass and Breakfast on June 7th.
May 13, 2019, 8:00 AM
The Seventh grade is sponsoring a Krispy Kreme fundraiser to start saving for their 8th grade year. Order today!
May 1, 2019, 8:12 AM
Drawing May 31st! Don't miss your opportunity to purchase a Tuition Raffle ticket and potentially win $15,000 that can be used for any accredited K-8, High School, College or student loan organization in the United States. Click title for more details.
Apr 15, 2019, 3:48 PM
Join us for this very special day.
Apr 15, 2019, 12:46 PM
May 9th at the Edmond Town Hall. Show times are 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm.
Apr 14, 2019, 8:39 PM
The students, faculty and families of St. Rose school took a trip around the world. Learn more about where we went!
Mar 7, 2019, 8:00 AM
The Tuition Raffle is one of our most important fundraisers. Our goal is to sell 350 raffle tickets by May 31st. This raffle is not specific to St. Rose - the winning prize of $15,000 can be used for tuition at any accredited school in the U.S.
Feb 25, 2019, 3:00 PM
Lost and Found is overflowing with coats, hats and water bottles! Read more.
Feb 22, 2019, 10:10 AM
The 8th grade Class of 2019 has begun a RIB RALLY fundraiser. They are pre-selling tickets to obtain take out orders at Texas Roadhouse in Danbury, CT.
Feb 18, 2019, 1:11 PM
DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER FOR NEXT YEAR! Click here to register.See link below for information about the Bishop's Scholarship Fund.
Feb 11, 2019, 9:00 AM
Making Music Praying Twice!
Feb 4, 2019, 3:00 PM
Preschoolers through 2nd grade families, join us for a crafts, pizza and fun!
Jan 21, 2019, 7:50 AM
We are so excited to celebrate all that makes Catholic Schools, and in particular St. Rose School, so special.
Dec 26, 2018, 2:00 PM
Our season is off to a great start. Parents please remember that sports photos will be taken on Saturday January 26th. New Date! An email with details was sent home. Get ready to cheer on the RAMS in 2019!
Nov 16, 2018, 9:50 PM
Take a moment to read the winning Veteran's Day essay by 8th grader Kyle Getzinger.
Nov 12, 2018, 2:39 AM
Start off the holiday season with the fun filled interactive play, Christmas Bingo on December 1st!
Nov 5, 2018, 6:15 AM
Breaking Down the Myths. This is Part 1: A Parent's View.
Oct 30, 2018, 11:45 AM
Mark your calendars for the Enchanted Forest Book Fair here at St. Rose School November 12-16th!
Oct 17, 2018, 9:03 AM
Read more about our Admissions process!
Oct 4, 2018, 5:07 PM
Oct 3, 2018, 8:50 AM
St. Rose School is 60 Years Strong! Please join us in Remembering the Past, Relishing the Present and Rejoicing in the Future.
Oct 1, 2018, 3:10 PM
What a turnout for our first school gathering of the year!