Holy Rosary Bilingual Academy
It is that time of year again...time for a staffing update for the following year! Here is the plan for the classroom teachers for 2019-20:
Pre-K 3: Ms. Wendy (Lead Teacher)
Pre-K 4: Ms. Patty (Lead Teacher) and Ms. Nilsa (Asst Teacher)
Kindergarten A: Ms. Raquel
Kindergarten B: Ms. Sonia
1/2 English: Ms. Juliet
1/2 Spanish: Mrs. Williams
3/4 English: Mrs. Allen
3/4 Spanish: To be Hired
5 Homeroom & Middle School Science: Ms. Donoso
6/7 Homeroom, Middle School Math & Spanish Language Arts: Mr. Ivan
8 Homeroom, Middle School English & Religion: Mr. Farias
We want to say a special thank you to Ms. Marseille and Mr. Anderson who are leaving our school to pursue new and exciting opportunities. We hope you will join us in wishing them well and we feel blessed by their service at Holy Rosary. Ms. Donoso is coming to us from another school in the Seattle Archdiocese and has a strong background in (and love of science). I will have more info on her in an upcoming Smore issue. We are very excited to welcome her to the team, though. It is going to be a great 2019-20!
There is a LOT of important info in this newsletter, so please scroll all the way through. Thanks!!
Very Important Upcoming Items:
- Wednesday, March 27th: Communication envelopes (check inside for the 2019-20 calendar and other exciting items)
- Thursday, March 28th: Pay2Dress ($2 per student or Spirit Gear for free)
- Friday, March 29th: Mass at 9am
REMINDER: Next Tuesday, April 2nd is a noon dismissal day for Professional Development.
The Kentucky Derby is Coming!
Please join us to celebrate, our annual Auction on Saturday, May 4. Please note our annual auction has moved to May (formerly Crab Feed). Please join us for a Kentucky Derby themed event; Hats for Ladies and Ties for Gents. Enjoy southern cuisine, beer, wine, auction, and dancing. This is a very important event for our school uniting current school families, alumni, and Holy Rosary Bilingual Academy supporters.
Date: May 4, 2019
Doors Open: 5:00 pm
Dinner: 6:00 pm
Location: Holy Cross Catholic Church
5510 N 44th St. Tacoma
We could use your help! Please see the dedicated auction website for all of the details. You can purchase tickets and sign-up to volunteer. There are multiple volunteer opportunities from set-up, event assistance, clean-up, to baking desserts, or donating wine. Please check it out: https://hrba.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/Auction2019/tabid/1032992/Default.aspx
Any questions, please feel free to call or email: Sarah McKinney firstname.lastname@example.org
- Starting after Labor Day
- Taking Easter Vacation with Tacoma Public School
We have included a copy of next year's calendar in the envelopes for this week. Let us know if you see any errors!
Parent Service Committee
Alice in Wonderland
The school is excited to announce that we have the Missoula Children’s Theater coming to our school to work with the students (K-8th) on a production of Alice in Wonderland. This will be an intensive week long production. Two professional actors will be coaching the students and will provide two workshops during the week for the entire school. The cost to participate will be $50 due May 1st. Forms to participate will be provided.
Please save these dates if you are interested in participating.
Practices will be from 3pm-5pm and 5:15pm -7:15pm, May 13-May 17th. Not all students will be needed at both practices.
Performances will be on Friday evening, May 17th at 6:30pm and Saturday, May 18th at 3pm. Students will need to arrive by 1:30pm for the Saturday performance.
We need volunteers.
Two host families to host each actor from May 12th – May 19th. The only requirement is that they have their own room. However, one of the actors is allergic to cats.
1 or 2 parents to help during the practices to make sure the students are in the correct location. Sign up will be provided for each session.
Statements for April
Virtus Classes for Volunteering!
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Tacoma: Thursday, March 28 at 5:30 PM
St. Joe's Catholic Church, Tacoma: Saturday, March 30 at 1 PM
St. Ann Catholic Church, Tacoma: Sunday, March 31 at 10:00 AM **this is offered only in Vietnamese**
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Tacoma: Thursday, April 25 at 5:30 PM
St. Columban Catholic Church, Yelm: Thursday, May 2 at 6:00 PM
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Tacoma: Thursday, May 23 at 5:30 PM