FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laura Moulder
203-426-5102 ext. 5404
ST. ROSE SCHOOL HOSTS OPEN HOUSE
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NEWTOWN, CT (January 26, 2020) -- 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.
“We are a faith centered community committed to academic excellence in an atmosphere that nurtures the spiritual, intellectual and moral development of each student. We blend tradition and innovation to create enlightened students,” said Mr. Gjoka.
St. Rose School opened in 1958 and has been providing a stellar academic, faith focused education for students in Preschool through 8th grade since that time. Graduates go on to high schools such as Fairfield Prep, Regis, Laurelton, Immaculate, St. Joseph’s and Newtown followed by colleges including Notre Dame, Boston College, UCONN, Northwestern, Fairfield University, Providence, Pepperdine, Baylor, George Washington University and many other noted institutions of higher learning. A majority of alumni claim that the seeds of service, academic excellence, leadership and hard work were instilled in them at St. Rose School. They go on to make a significant mark in their careers, community and family lives.
Located at 40 Church Hill Road in Newtown, CT, St. Rose School is a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). All teachers are NY or CT State certified with a B.S. or M.S. in Education. A recipient of nine consecutive Gold Level Awards in the national Math Counts competitive program, the school also has two students with pending patents for the inventions they created as well as several students whose experiments have been featured at the Connecticut State Science and Engineering Fair. In addition to its strong curriculum, St. Rose School offers exceptional enrichment programs including Advanced Math Club, Robotics, Mandarin, Musical Theater, Band, Mock Trial and a competitive sports program. Brand new classroom sets of Chromebooks and Smart TVs support digital literacy. After School child care is available and the the school is nut free. St. Rose School recently underwent a complete infrastructure upgrade including WIFI, a brand new PA system and enhanced security cameras.
“As parents we feel that moving to this school has placed our children and our family on a different path in life. There is a Polish proverb that says ‘children are like suitcases – what you take out of them is what you had put in them’, and we love to see the virtues of hard work, respect and community service that are being planted in our children’s minds and hearts,“ said Mrs. Danuta Chomiak, parent.
Registration for the 2020-2021 school year opens January 26th. Personal tours and student shadow days can be scheduled throughout the year. For more information about the Open House, or to speak with the Admissions Director, call 203-426-5102. A warm welcome awaits you.