Tomorrow, your eFC carrier, the youngest child in your family, will be coming home with a packet of important school documents for you to review. Please be sure to complete & return all of the necessary documents to the main office by October 31st. Please let us know if you do not receive this packet, thank you!
Your voice is as important as anyone else’s.
The School Commission will have an open meeting on Thursday, November 6, 2014 beginning at 6:00pm. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact .
Thank you to Maria and Mike Taylor and Tim and Lynn Williams and all the volunteer staff for putting on another successful Italian Dinner. It was a wonderful and delicious event. We appreciate all your hard work. Grazie!
You Did It! We Met Our Goal of $128,000 and Then Some!
As of today we are nearly at $133,000 in magazine sales.
Thanks to all of you, we surpassed our goal. Holy Rosary School gets 51% back, plus 3% to be spent in prizes. That means that over $67,000 goes to the school’s operating budget. Absolutely AMAZING!
We had an outstanding closing assembly last Friday. It was so much fun!
Our top seller was Jacob L. He gets to be principal for a day. Kevin M. and Zach B. were our super second and third places.
Top Selling Classes:
- 1st - 3rd grade (Bowling and pizza party)
- 2nd - 1st grade (Ice Cream party)
- 3rd - 6th grade (Popsicle party)
The top sellers for online sales overall was 1st grade and 8th grade got a special prize for selling lots of magazines on the last week.
That would not have been possible without dedicated parents, teachers and volunteers! Thank you for your continued support!
Quick Fact: Our online sales are increasing every year. This year we had over $94,000 online sales (compared to $40,000 in 2010). Ordering online can be simpler for you & your buyers, better for the environment.
The Family Fun Center trip* is Friday November 7, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. We still have lots of work to do before we go! A preliminary list is being organized.
Permission slips will be going home this week.
Fun Center Coordinator:
[* The Fun Center award is for individual students selling 25 or families selling 40 orders or more.]
For general questions, contact , our magazine drive extraordinaire.
A Big Thank You To Our Volunteers:
Thank you to all of you who were able to help with counting and sorting prizes. A special thank you goes to Carl Baber, Jody Maas, Holly Christenson, Lisa Ingalls-Smith, James Boswell, Mimi Smith and Tony Rosario.
Still selling? You can continue to support our school and make your sales online at www.aphearst.com.
Use our school code ROSARY. No more paper orders can be accepted.
Holy Rosary School depends on the generosity of families, alumni and friends to sustain its academic programs and mission. By donating annually, offering your time and skills, making a planned gift, or funding a leading edge initiative, your support strengthens our support of the children we serve.
The Annual Fund drive is the cornerstone of the school’s fundraising efforts. It is vitally important to the school’s ability to meet operating costs, balance the budget and to maintain the level of excellence we have at of Holy Rosary School.
Gifts to the Annual Fund provide unrestricted monies to help fill the gap that tuition alone does not cover.
Annual Fund Update:
- $200,000 Goal
- $120, 504 Pledged
- $52,130 Paid
- 163 Participants
- 29 Staff members
- 54% Percentage parent participation
No amount is too small. Gifts to the Annual fund are 100% tax deductible!
If you already made a donation to the Annual Fund, thank you! We already have over $10,000 in submitted matches included in our Annual Fund totals!
Remember that hundreds of corporations match that donation through a corporate matching program. Please, Check with your H.R department to inquire weather your employee is one of them. Here is a list of some of companies that will match employee’s charitable donations. These guidelines might help you get started.
The Auction needs an operations chair:
- The job focus of the Operations Chair is overseeing the look, feel, and flow of the auction.
- In coordination with the auction team, the Operations Chair creates the theme of the event and oversees the direction & inspiration for both the live & silent auctions. This is done by coordinating decorations, graphics, signage, games, music, and more.
- The Operations Chair oversees silent auction packaging & display, silent auction closing, raffle, decorations & displays, live auction data entry, and signage.
- Meet with auction chairs 1-2 times per month and weekly during the month prior to the auction.
If you are interested please contact the Development Office for more information.
Picture retakes are on October 30th. You can pick up the order envelopes in the School Office. Students having their picture taken or retaken, may wear free dress.
Remember, tomorrow is the first pizza lunch of the year!
A warm thank you to all who helped make the Italian dinner such a big success. First and foremost, we appreciate all the families who came out in support. We also could not have done it without Tim and Lynn’s delectable meatballs, Beth’s Fresh Express lettuce donations, Stan and Lisa’s Partners crackers and apron donations, Jack’s fabulous Anti pasta from Husky Deli and the Essential Baking company for the tiramisu grand finale. Last but certainly not least, we thank all the servers and HRS community volunteers. What a team effort it was!
Don’t miss out! The deadline to turn in your Glow Bowl forms is TOMORROW Friday, October 17th!
Join us for Mother/Son Glow bowl on Friday, October 24th for a fun night of bowling, pizza and fun! (5-8p, West Seattle Bowl)
The next class scheduled in West Seattle for the Safe Environment class is scheduled for Friday, October 24th at 6:30pm at Holy Family.
Please register at: www.seattle.setanet.org
Links & Downloads
- Centennial Campaign Pledge Form (PDF)
- Mother-Son Glow Bowl Form (PDF)
- Blue Plate Online Order Form (link)
- Sponge Chinese Mandarin Flyer (PDF).
Note: For other school forms and downloads, please check the Forms and Downloads page .