Saint Rita News

Catholic Schools Week Edition, 1-25-19

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It's Catholic Schools Week!

Saint Rita Family,


We have so many Catholic Schools Week activities beginning Saturday, January 26 and concluding on Saturday, February 2 with our annual gala, Las Vegas Night! We look forward to seeing participation all week long. We LOVE the family banners that were sent in this week. Please make time to walk the halls and see the beautiful families of Saint Rita Catholic School.


Here is an outline of the week's events:


Saturday, 1-26 and Sunday, 1-27: Attend Mass at Saint Rita in dress uniform to celebrate our school. Students will serve as lectors, ushers, and choir members at the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday and the 9 and 11 a.m. Masses on Sunday. Students will earn a movie day with popcorn for participating.


Monday, January 28: Celebrating Teachers- Students are allowed to dress as their favorite teacher.



  • 5:30 to 7 p.m. - Open House for prospective parents. Tell a family you know to check out Saint Rita.



Tuesday, January 29: Grandparents Day: Grandparents and Grand-friends are welcome to spend some time with their grandchild at St. Rita School from 8-10 a.m.


Wednesday, January 30: Celebrating the Nation and Spelling Bee

We will gather at the flagpoles for our morning prayers and pledges (weather permitting)


  • 9am: 4th-8th grades
  • 1pm: 1st-3rd grades



Thursday, January 31: Celebrating our Students- Students are allowed to wear a Sports Jersey for their favorite team. If they bring in TWO CANS OF SOUP to donate to Eastside Community Assistance, they may also wear jeans.



  • All-School Science Exhibition at 6:30 p.m. in the gym



Friday, February 1: Celebrating the Community and First Grade Mass; Join us in the school for a reception after Mass.


Saturday, February 2: Las Vegas Night, Excalibur, 6-11 p.m. in the gym

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Gift Card Drive for Las Vegas Night ~ Tarjetas de Regalo

Do you have gift cards leftover from Christmas that you will not use? Good news, the 2019 Las Vegas Night gift card drive has begun! Students who bring in a gift card will be rewarded with free dress on Thursday, February 7, PLUS the classroom with the highest percentage of participation will win a pizza party! One gift card per family will count towards earning the rewards. Please be sure there is a minimum of $10 on each card; more is appreciated! Gift cards are accepted through Wednesday, January 30.


¿Tiene tarjetas de regalo de Navidad que no utilizará? ¡Buenas noticias, la campaña de regalos de la Noche de Las Vegas 2019 ha comenzado! Los estudiantes que traigan una tarjeta de regalo serán recompensados con free dress el jueves 7 de febrero, ADEMÁS, el salón de clases con el mayor porcentaje de participación ganará una fiesta de pizza. Una tarjeta de regalo por familia para la oportunidad de ganar. Asegúrese de que haya un mínimo de $10 en cada tarjeta; ¡Se aprecia más! Se aceptan tarjetas de regalo hasta el miércoles 30 de enero.

Volunteer for CSW and Las Vegas Night here!

All volunteers must sign up in advance and complete Safe Environment Awareness training. For LVN: childcare is available Friday evening and Saturday until 4pm; after 4pm, only adults 21yrs+ may volunteer or be on site.

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Purchase Las Vegas Night Tickets Online!

Tickets for Las Vegas Night are ON SALE now - $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Each ticket includes all you can eat food and drink plus $1000 in casino chips. Purchase yours in the school office, after each Mass this weekend, or by clicking here.

Congratulations to our 2019 Catholic Schools Week Honoree: Mrs. April Renteria!

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