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Holy Rosary Bilingual Academy

Happy Wednesday!

Dear HRBA Families,

I am sending out one last call for Gala tickets. Our event is on Feb. 22nd, but we have to finalize our catering numbers by this Friday. We really need your help. Our attendance numbers are down quite a bit this year and the reality is that this event figures heavily into our annual budget. If we don't make our $175,000 for this goal, that negatively impacts the resources we have available in our school, as well as financial aid that we can offer to families. So, please help us out by purchasing tickets, bringing friends, spreading the word, and volunteering at the event! Tickets include dinner, dancing, drinks, an auction, and wonderful student performances.

To purchase tickets online please visit: https://hrba.ejoinme.org/Gala2020 and select the purchase tickets link. You will need to enter the following code to receive the discounted rate HRBAFam20. If you are attending the Gala as a guest and are hoping to secure free childcare for the night of the Gala please sign-up with Nina in the office. Babysitting will be first come first serve, so don’t wait to sign-up. If you are looking for volunteer hours we also need you! We will need help with decorations, set-up, event assistance, and clean-up. The online volunteer sign-up is available here: https://hrba.ejoinme.org/Gala2020Volunteer. If you have questions about the event, please contact Sarah McKinney at smckinney@holyrosarybilingual.org.

Also, I want to remind you that there is no school on Friday, Feb 14th for a staff retreat and no school on Monday and Tuesday, Feb 17-18 for the Presidents' Day holiday.

Have a great week!


Katie Dempsey

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Upcoming events!

Upcoming Events:

  • Wednesday - Volleyall Practice at Fawcett Elementary (4 pm - 5:30 pm)
  • Thursday - Spirit Gear since there is no school on Friday.

No School:

Fri, Feb. 14 - No School for Archdiocesan Retreat Day

Mon, Feb. 17 - No School for Winter Break

Tues, Feb. 18 - No School for Winter Break

The next school mass will be on Wed, Feb 26th for Ash Wednesday (no mass on Mon, Feb 17 or Feb 24).

Thank You!! Gracias!

A HUGE thank you to all of the community members who worked so hard in our kitchen on Friday, Jan. 31st to make tamales in support of the HRBA volleyball team. The helpers were: Lucia,Carmen, Jackeline, Lizbeth, Erika, Fabiola, Susan, Faith, Ana Maria, Anali, Maura, and Xochilt.

Through their hard work, almost 500 tamales were made/sold and approximately $840 was made, after expenses! This allows for the coaches (Ms. Sofia and Ms. Colleen) to purchase uniforms and knee pads, as well as volleyballs for the team. Thank you to our helpers and all who supported the sale by purchasing tamales!!

Thank you also to the parents who provided food/drinks for the teachers' potluck last week!!

Tamale Ladies!!

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Saturday, Feb. 22nd, 6pm

504 South 30th Street

Tacoma, WA