The Polished Arrow 11/20/2021

St. Rose of Lima Catholic School Newsletter

“When we serve the poor and the sick we serve Jesus. We must not fail to help our neighbors, because in them we serve Jesus."

~ St. Rose of Lima

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Monday and Tuesday we will be collecting kleenex, paper towels, dish soap, and laundry soap for St. Mark's food bank.

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Details Below under Upcoming Events

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November 22nd - November 26th

Monday, November 22nd:

  • Send in Thanksgiving "Giving" Week Items

Tuesday, November 23rd:

  • Send in Thanksgiving "Giving" Week Items
  • HASA Meeting: 6 pm in the Media Center.

Wednesday, November 24th - Friday, November 26th: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

  • No School - Thanksgiving Break!
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We'll be running the Bear Creek $5 fundraiser again this year. Forms are due back by Monday, November 29th and pickup will be before Christmas. Specific dates and times for pickup will be sent out once we have a delivery date.

Checks should be made payable to St. Rose.

Top family sales will receive the cash prizes as listed below.

    • 1st PLACE - $100
    • 2nd PLACE - $75
    • 3rd PLACE - $50

If you have any questions, please reach out to Bobbi Elston at 419-203-1199.

HASA after school clubs for grades 3rd through 7th.

Dec. 2nd - Baking Club

Dec. 9th - Sports Club

Dec. 16th - Craft Club

Please contact Jami O'Shaughnessey at or text at 260-348-1000 if your child would like to attend and which clubs they would like to join. Your child cannot attend clubs if you do not sign them up in advance.

Clubs run from after dismissal until 4 pm.

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November 29th - December 3rd - 1st Week of Advent

Monday, November 29th:

  • Bear Creek forms are due back today

Tuesday, November 30th:

  • School Board Meeting: 6:45 in the Media Center

Wednesday, December 1st:

  • Mass 1st - 8th
  • Early Dismissal

Thursday, December 2nd:

  • HASA Baking Club until 4 pm

Friday, December 3rd:

  • Mass K - 8th

December 6th - December 10th - 2nd Week of Advent

Monday, December 6th:

Tuesday, December 7th:

Wednesday, December 8th:

  • Mass 1st - 8th
  • Early Dismissal

Thursday, December 9th:

  • HASA Sports Club until 4 pm
  • First Reconciliation: 6:45 pm at the church

Friday, December 10th:

  • Mass K - 8th

December 13th - December 17th - 3rd Week of Advent

Monday, December 13th:

Tuesday, December 14th:

Wednesday, December 15th:

  • Mass 1st - 8th
  • Early Dismissal
  • Christmas Program - 6 pm in the gym

Thursday, December 16th:

  • HASA Craft Club until 4 pm

Friday, December 17th:

  • Mass K - 8th

December 20th & December 21st - 4th Week of Advent

Monday, December 20th:

Tuesday, December 21st:

  • Classroom Christmas Parties
  • End of the 2nd Quarter

December 22nd - January 3rd

Wednesday, December 22nd - Monday, January 3rd:

  • Christmas Break
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Great gifts that fit any budget: shop $5 & $10 gift cards. They're the perfect holiday treat for bus drivers, teachers, and more. Or a generous way to support people in need this season. Any way you use them, they are sure to spread joy while supporting Scrip. $5.00 cards are Barnes & Noble, Panera Bread, Starbucks, and Taco Bell. $10.00 cards are Amazon, Applebee’s, Darden, Home Depot, Meijer, Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Target, Walmart, and many more. Please contact Melissa Harris with any questions at 260-413-5205.
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Altar Servers for 11/13 & 11/14


  • 5:00 pm: Joe Gerardot, Will Gerardot & Myles Harris


  • 8:00 am: Claudia Fields, Leah Muldoon, & Volunteer
  • 10:00 am: Teaghan O’Shaughnessey, Joelle Thornton, & Volunteer

Nov. 21 Coffee & Donuts after 8 am Mass

COFFEE & DONUTS—Sunday, Nov. 21 after 8 am Mass

Please stop in at hall after 8 am Mass for a cup of hot coffee

and fresh donuts and enjoy fellowship time.


The Diocese has given us permission for the Capital Campaign. If you are interested in joining the Capital Campaign committee, please contact Fr. Mike.


The Diocese is in the final stages of purchasing a home on Oak Street for the new St. Rose Church rectory. More details in near future.

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Bishop Luers High School is excited to announce our “Be-A-Knight Scholarship” for the 2022-23 school year. All new incoming 9th graders to Bishop Luers next year will automatically receive a $1,000 scholarship tuition credit for freshman year! This is a four year scholarship award as follows; $1,000 freshman year, $750 for sophomore and junior years, and $500 for senior year – a total of $3,000 over four years! For more information, please contact Jenny Andorfer, Director of Admissions, at or call 260-456-1261 ext. 3051.


To stay up to date on current information from Bishop Luers Admissions, please follow us on Instagram @blhs_admissions. The latest information, dates, and deadlines for our new student Admissions process will be regularly shared. Catch our Luers Spirit!!!
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About Us

Our Mission: St. Rose of Lima Catholic School community, a vital part of the St. Rose Catholic parish, is dedicated to educating each child spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically to help them attain academic excellence and the ultimate eternal reward of Heaven.

Our Vision: Building Saints and Academic Excellence