Hawk Happenings: Nov. 8th

Holy Rosary Regional School/Juan Diego Academy Community

Message from the Principal

Happy Wednesday!

I am happy to be back at school to see all of the smiling faces. Thank you for all the thoughts and prayers. I am recovering nicely and am back part time for now. Mrs. Farias has been doing an amazing job in my absence. It was wonderful seeing everyone at the Hispanic Heritage Festival last Saturday night...what talent!! Thanks to all who made that evening possible. I hope to see everyone at tomorrow's Veterans' Day celebration at 2 pm in the school auditorium.

If you have not made a donation to our Annual Fund, we really need you. Please consider a donation in the amount that is appropriate for your family's circumstance. We need everyone to pitch in so that we can make our goal. Currently, we only have 11% of families participating and this will not allow us to make our goal. This raises money for teacher salaries, curriculum materials, and other valuable items in our annual budget. Please click on the link on our website (https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/o5kPfZnwU-9YPZxE8gatew) or drop by the office to donate.

Thank you!!


Katie Dempsey


Upcoming Events:

This Week:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 8th - Spirit/Seahawks Gear, St Vincent DePaul Food Drive begins
  • Thursday, Nov. 9th - Full Uniform for Students, Veterans' Day Celebration at 2 pm in Auditorium.
  • Friday, Nov. 10th - No School due to Veterans' Day

Next Week:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 15th - Picture Retakes, Report Cards going home.
Big image

Important Reminders - Don't Miss the Deadlines!

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences - Nov. 20th and 21st (Sign up link below or contact Berenice if you need help signing up)
  • Fulcrum Scholarships - Applications must be complete (with all documents uploaded) by December 8th!! Reminder: Families MUST apply through Fulcrum before the school can offer ANY financial assistance for the 2018-19 school year. No exceptions!

St. Vincent DePaul Food Drive

Bags are going home today for our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. This will benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Society. Attached to the bag is a list of items that are needed for the drive. The drive runs until November 17th. Please fill a bag and send it in with your child, if you can. Thank you!

Volunteers Needed for Picture Retake Day!

Picture Retakes: Next Wednesday 11/15. Pictures should be arriving this week. Thank you for your patience.

  • We are in need of 2 volunteers. Please contact Berenice AHEAD of time to let her know if you can fill these volunteer slots.

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Sign Ups are Now Open!

Please sign up for Parent -Teacher conferences. The slots are 15 min. Fall conferences are mandatory, so we appreciate you doing your best to find a time that works. Just click on the link and check the times for Monday, Nov. 20 and Tuesday, Nov. 21. You will be able to sign up and the site will even send you a reminder as the day approaches.

Pre-K 3 (Ms. Marseille): http://signup.com/go/HQCCmxU

Pre-K 4A (Ms. Sonia): http://signup.com/go/UZnQTCc

Pre-K 4B (Ms. Juliet): http://signup.com/go/OPnLKYu

KG - A (Ms. Nuria): http://signup.com/go/ixNjhJE

KG - B (Ms. Raquel): http://signup.com/go/GYVQYrU

1/2 - English (Mrs. Holguin): http://signup.com/go/NuzoaaU

1/2 - Spanish (Mrs. Williams): http://signup.com/go/KCFOacX

3/4 - English (Mrs. Silva): http://signup.com/go/RdoWBvC

3/4 - Spanish (Mr. Ivan): http://signup.com/go/wTmkJkL

5 (Mr. Anderson): http://signup.com/go/ZGXJPwz

6/7 (Mr. Downing): http://signup.com/go/bqCVXqV

8 (Mr. Farias): http://signup.com/go/vVwfiNk

Have You Applied for Your Fulcrum Scholarship??

Don't delay on applying for your Fulcrum Tuition Assistance Program Scholarship for the 2018-19 school year. The award amount is $1200 for qualifying families. Don't forget, we will not be negotiating any tuition agreements or offering "in house" financial aid to families UNLESS they first apply through Fulcrum. Here is the link: https://fulcrumfoundation.org/grants-and-programs/tuition-assistance

  1. Scroll down to Tuition Assistance Grants and click on Apply
  2. Sign in or sign up for your account
  3. Complete the application (you will need earning/income information, expenses, and tax information) and pay the $24 application fee. Please note that Fulcrum will not be reimbursing application fees any longer.

Remember: In order for families to receive ANY financial assistance for next year, you MUST apply through Fulcrum first. Even if you do not qualify, we can still meet to discuss/negotiate a tuition contract for next year.

From the Development Office:

We need your help. Please support our Annual Fund Appeal. We have a lofty goal of raising $146,000. These funds are so important to our school as they fund new curriculum and materials, teacher's salaries, along with trying to raise funds for new playground equipment. We are hoping for 100% family and staff participation. Our current participation rate is only 11% to date, and the fund has only raised $26,000. Please donate what you can to support this important fund. To securely donate online, please see the following link: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/o5kPfZnwU-9YPZxE8gatew

Crab Feed:

Tickets are now on sale for our annual Auction/Crab Feed scheduled for February 10th. Please see the website with all of the event details: https://hrrsjda.ejoinme.org/crab2018

Families can purchase tickets to attend the event, pay the $100 family fundraising commitment, and if you know of a business that might like to sponsor the information is all here!

Please consider attending as a guest or as a volunteer. This is a great event that supports your child's school.

Date: February 10, 2018
Doors Open: 5:00 pm

Dinner: 6:00 pm

Location: Bellarmine Preparatory School, Connelly Center

2300 S Washington St. Tacoma

Please see this week's communication envelope with additional details on the family fundraising requirements. Any questions, please feel free to call or email: Sarah McKinney smckinney@hrrsjda.org.

Big image

Thank You!!

A big thanks to the following families/staff for your Annual Fund Appeal/Playground Equipment donations:

Bridget Yaden & Jeff Smith

Richard & Stephanie Hernandez

Jeff & Claudia Klein

Jesse & Amanda Schweickert

Daryl & Raquel Lambrecht

Javier & Anita Lemus

Paul & Janel Martin

Juliet Quintero

Katie Dempsey

Casey & Sarah McKinney

Epitacio Garibay & Erika Ruelas

Sergio & Carrie Hernandez

Efrain & Patty Montes

Doris Silva

Alberto & Amparo Farias

Patrea & Josh Hernandez

Nuria Rodriguez

Don & Kelly Robertson

David Sanchez Garcia & Karen Ramirez Aguirre

Rosaline Y Tientcheu

Justin & Rebecca Inouye

Gabe Farias

Timur Kuzu & Christina Lorella-Kuzu

Shane & Valerie Pettit

Veterans' Day Celebration

Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2pm

504 South 30th Street

Tacoma, WA

Join us in the school auditorium

No School in Observance of Veterans' Day

Friday, Nov. 10th, 8am

504 South 30th Street

Tacoma, WA

No school and no extended care

Picture Retakes

Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 8-10:30am

504 South 30th Street

Tacoma, WA