Monthly Archives: March 2019

Week of April 1 – 5, 2019


-1:50 – Student Assembly – parents/caregivers are always welcome

-6:30 – School Council meeting in the Learning Commons


-Autism Awareness Day – wear BLUE


-Micheli & Tojeira’s Grade 3’s @ Joseph Schneider Haus – afternoon


-Little Jammers doing a pitch to Grades 1-6 for 8 weeks of guitar lessons – information to follow (cost is $90)


-Grade 7 Confirmation Retreat @ OLOL



April 6th – Grade 2 Reconciliation @ OLOL @ 9:30 a.m./Grade 7 Confirmation @ OLOL @ 5:00 p.m.

April 8th -100 km club begins – Grades 4-8

April 11th – Dr. Jen – Umbrella Project – 6:30-7:30 in the Holy Rosary  LC

April 23rd – Partnership event @ Westvale School – 6:00-7:30 – Kids Get Stressed Too

May 1st – REZ leaders to do pitch for RELAY for LIFE cancer fundraiser – Grade 7 & 8 students to lead a fundraiser

May 3rd – KidsAbility Butterfly Campaign – bring in a $2 to support children needing specialized early learning support

May 9th – Holy Rosary SPRING CONCERT – 7:00-8:00 p.m.

May 13th – School Track & Field meet -REVISED DATE

May 16 – 6:30-7:30 – Welcome to Kindergarten



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Earth Hour

  • On March 29th, the students of Holy Rosary will be participating in an Earth Hour. We will be turning off all nonessential lights and electronics.
  • On March 29th, families are encouraged to spend time together and turn off nonessential lights and shut down electronics between 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.

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Week of March 25 – 29, 2019


Fast-Pray-Give – Holy Rosary Lenten Food Drive

March 25-Wednesday April 17
Donations for Our Lady of Lourdes Parish

Please send in non-perishable food items (peanut butter, crackers, soup, canned meats, beans, vegetables, pasta, rice, cereal), baby items (diapers, wipes, formula) and hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrush, shampoo, deodorant).Monday


Environment presentations for Junior/Intermediate students


Beacon of Hope Breakfast @ St. John Parish hall – congratulations to Kate R., our recipient this year!

Grade 2 craft club in the LC


REZ students present a video of congratulations on our 1st place ranking for #FITGO2019


Mindfulness Yoga workshops – all day

Grade 6s @ Safety Village

Friday -” Celebrating our Differences”

Mindfulness Yoga workshops – morning only

-Earth Hour

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Week of March 18 – 22, 2019

Welcome Mr. Krauss, “acting” Principal for this week. Ms. Tait hopes to return March 25th.

MDI survey opens today for students, parents/guardians and staff of Holy Rosary

Monday – wear your St. Paddy’s day GREEN

Wednesday – Boys’ basketball tournament @ Sir Edgar Bauer

Thursday – Girls’ volleyball tournament @ St. Dominic; Lenten confessions – Grades 3-8

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MDI – School Climate Survey – open March 18th – April 5th, 2019

The Ontario Ministry of Education requires that a school climate survey be conducted every two years with students, parents and staff.

MDI –  Middle Years Development Survey

The link below is for PARENTS/GUARDIANS of Holy Rosary students.

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Week of March 4 – 8, 2019


-Umbrella assembly @ 8:45 – celebrating our recipients of the MINDFULNESS skill certificates

-AUTONOMY is the Umbrella theme for MARCH

Tuesday – Shrove Tuesday

-pancakes served up by our fabulous parent volunteers

-Grade 8 transition meetings

-Student Senate @ REZ

Wednesday – Ash Wednesday – LENT begins

-10:30 – Liturgy of the Word – all are invited 🙂


-big announcement to be made to our Grade 8 classes in the afternoon


-Grade 6 retreat day @ REZ

March Break – March 11 – 15 

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FSL accolades for concours d’art oratoire!

A big shout to the four girls who participated in the Canadian Parents for French “Concours d’art oratoire” contest held at the MUSEUM in Kitchener this past week. Thank you Mrs. Carvajal-Crajales for volunteering to accompany them to the contest. Thank you Mme Vanstone for your passion and energy in leading your students to this level of participation!

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Elementary Skills Challenge Results

Our students did very well at the Elementary Skills Challenge held at Conestoga College this week. Below are the results for our teams:

  • Junior Technology team – PLATINUM
  • Junior Mechanics team – GOLD
  • Junior Robotics team – Platinum
  • Junior Coding – SILVER
  • Junior Video editing – SILVER
  • Intermediate Video editing – GOLD
  • Intermediate Construction – PLATINUM

Thank you to the parent volunteers who provided rides and supervision!

Thank you to our coaches: Mr. Robelek, Mr. Nahrgang and Ms. Sottile

At Holy Rosary we really do TRY EVERYTHING!

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