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Holy Rosary Bilingual Academy

Message from the Principal - Dec. 12, 2018

Happy Wednesday!

Today was an amazing day at Holy Rosary. We had a beautiful celebration for Our Lady of Guadalupe. We began with the procession outside the church, with students carrying an incredible banner hand-painted by Ms. Jakeline Lemus with two of our children dressed as Our Lady of Guadalupe (Jimena) and Juan Diego (Tanner). We sang our way up to the auditorium/church, carrying flowers which we presented to Our Lady. After a fantastic mass done all in Spanish (led by our 4th grade class and Mrs. Farias), complete with Fr. Martin saying all of his parts in Spanish, too, we were treated to an outstanding dance performance by the Aztec dancers from Sacred Heart, led by Leanna Lara. Then, we had a Spanish choir led by Ms. Gricelda, followed by pan dulce and atole (from the Montes-Vazquez and Lemus Families) for the adults to enjoy.

Today was a perfect example of what makes out school so special. It was an amazing display of our faith in action and a way to honor special cultural traditions. Thank you to all of the families who helped make this day so wonderful!

Have a fantastic week!

****Don’t forget...Fulcrum applications are due THIS Friday. Don’t miss the final deadline! This means that your documents need to be uploaded, as well.****


Katie Dempsey


Upcoming Events!

  • Wednesday, Dec. 12th: Communication Envelopes go home
  • Thursday, Dec. 13th: Return Communication Envelopes, Spirit Gear
  • FRIDAY, DEC. 14TH: FULCRUM APPLICATIONS ARE DUE (Apply online at https://online.factsmgt.com/aid), Ugly Sweater Contest for Students and Staff, Bake Sale hosted by grades 5-8 for whole school, No All School Mass


  • Wednesday, Dec. 19th: Christmas Program Begins at 6:30 pm, Tamale and Atole Sale Before and After Performance. The flyer that went home today had the wrong date...sorry!! The performance and tamale sale is on the 19th not the 20th.
  • Thursday, Dec. 20th: Noon Dismissal and NO Extended Care
  • Friday, Dec. 21st: School Vacation Begins. Students returns on Monday, Jan. 7th.
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Last Day of School Before the Break...Dec. 20th!


There will be NO afternoon Extended Care on Thursday, Dec. 20th. This is a NOON dismissal and will be our last day before the Christmas break. We return from Christmas vacation on Monday, January 7th.

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Hot Deals on School Sweaters!

Since our school has switched from Dennis Uniform for our school sweaters, we were left with having to purchase some inventory with Holy Rosary Regional School stitched on the sweaters. AND...since this is the last year to wear these sweaters, we are offering parents an excellent deal. Parents can buy BRAND NEW sweaters valued at $45 for only $15. This is on a first come, first served basis. We have a pretty good inventory with a variety of sizes. If you are interested, please contact Berenice at the front desk. These sweaters may be worn for the remainder of this school year (through June 2019). That means that you still have 6 months of wear with high quality sweaters for only $15!
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From the Development Desk:

Annual Fund:

Soon we will be wrapping up our Annual Fund, please show your support with a donation. Many thanks to an anonymous donor who contributed $20,000 in matching funds. This is a great time to get your donation in as the funds will be matched dollar for dollar. We need 100% participation from our families and staff to make this goal. A fee of $50 will be billed to any family who does not make a donation by January 1, 2019.

You can easily make a donation online at: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/o5kPfZnwU-9YPZxE8gatew or you can fill out the pledge envelope and return to the office. Any questions, please email: smckinney@holyrosarybilingual.org.

Thank You!

Finally, we want to thank the families/staff who have already sent in their pledges/payments.

Desde la Mesa de Desarrollo

Fondo Anual

¡Por favor muestre su apoyo con su donación a la campaña anual del colegio Annual Fund Appeal! Tenemos una meta ambiciosa ya que esperamos recaudar $100,000. Muchas gracias a nuestro donador anónimo quien aportó $20,000 dólares en fondos coincidentes. Esta es una gran oportunidad para donar y que cada dólar de su donación sea multiplicado. Necesitamos una participación del 100% de las familias y el personal del colegio para llegar a la meta. Este fondo es importante para nuestra escuela porque ayuda a financiar el plan de estudios del colegio, la capacitación del personal, la ayuda financiera y muchas otras iniciativas. Cada familia que no haga una donación antes del 1ero de enero de 2019 recibirá un cargo de $50.00 a su cuenta.

Usted puede hacer una donación fácilmente en línea en el enlace https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/o5kPfZnwU-9YPZxE8gatewo puede llenar el sobre de compromiso de recaudación y regresarlo a la oficina. Si tiene alguna pregunta escribale a Sarah asmckinney@holyrosarybilingual.org ¡Gracias!

Finalmente, queremos agradecer a todas las familias y al personal que han enviado su donación.

Prana Briggs

Matt & Janelle Costanti

Peterson/Failla Family

Josh & Patrea Fernandez

Justin & Rebecca Inouye

Patrick & Sarah Johnson

Casey & Sarah McKinney

Michael & Julie Milasich

Jesse & Amanda Schweickert

Katie Dempsey

Amparo Farias

Kelly Robertson

Gabriel Farias

Richard & Cheri Brandt

Catlin/Houk/Manning Family

Alissa Farias

Monika Filipova

Jesus & Gloria Gomez

Jared & Christina Matheson

Efrain & Patty Montes

William & Jennifer Pickles

Foanuu Setefano & Tiffiny Yi

Jeff Smith & Bridget Yaden

Daryl & Raquel Lambrecht

Travis & Jennifer Perkins

Sofia Zapata

Robert Tran & Ngoc Anh Nguyen

Rodney Wilson & Johanne Pozas

Ken Clifton & Heather Young

Hugo Bernal & Nina Tatum

Archer/Carroll Family

Dave Boynton & Melissa Kennedy

Diane Follett

Daniel & Bridget Proctor

Melissa Prusinowski

Sonia Ceballos

Jose Covarrubias & Lizbeth Duran

DC & Analy Grant

Shane & Valerie Pettit

Tracy & Mary Schaff

Else Wingert

Marseille Grimaldi

Christian & Nichole Gerling

Craig Smith & Meg Lee

Morgan & Lisa Blackmore

Sabel Del Cid & Susan Gonzalez

Gricelda Gonzalez

Timur Kuzu & Christina Lorella-Kuzu

Tyrone Moss & Carmetrus Parker

Ivan Alaniz & Anita Millan
Wayne & Lisa Brannon
Aaron & Andrea Bryan
Alejandro Covarrubias & Denice Arguello
Epitacio Garibay & Erika Ruelas
Charlotte Knott
Emmanual & Kylie Munoz
Tomas & Theresa Ramos
Tyler & Bethany Renner
Florian Tamayo
Edgar Villegas & Alma Millan

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Christmas Program Details!!

Here is a quick overview of the Christmas "Costumes". We have tried to keep things simple and inexpensive. If you have questions or need more detail thank this quick glimpse, please check in with your child's teacher(s).

Event: Christmas Program

Date/Time: Wednesday, Dec. 19th from 6:30 pm - 8 pm

What are the classes wearing?

  • Pre-K 3 - Santa Theme (Gingerbread people, Santa, Christmas PJs, etc.)
  • Pre-K 4A - Girls in red sweater/tutu/Christmas leggings, Boys in red sweater/black pants/Santa hat
  • Pre-K 4B - Santa Theme (Gingerbread people, Santa, Christmas PJs, etc.)
  • Kindergarten - Stars (sandwich boards) and Mary and Jesus
  • 1A - Shepherds
  • 1B - Sheep
  • 2 - Winter Wear (scarves, mittens, etc.)
  • 3 - Angels (HR has angel costumes)
  • 4 - Button down flannel shirts, jeans, and Santa hat
  • 5/6 - Dressy Winter Wear (Boys in slacks and button shirt or suit and girls in dresses) with winter scarves
  • 7/8 - Winter wear for boys and girls (Christmas sweaters, slacks, and Santa hats)

Teachers will have more information about special arrival times, but most groups will plan to be at school by no later than 6 pm.

Tamales and Atole will be sold at the event!! Tamales will be sold first come, first served (no pre-orders) and will be $2 each or $20 per dozen. More details to follow...