52 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078 | (973) 379-3973 | 2022-2023 Registration Packet

Dear 5th-8th Grade Parents,

Here is the link for Middle School Conference signups:

Sign up

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up.

Thank you!

Principal Tina Underwood   

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Dear Parents,

Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 23rd, is a 12:10 dismissal with NO AFTERCARE. 

Please be prompt in picking up your child.

Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Principal Tina Underwood

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Please Volunteer for Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament

Our SRLA Basketball teams are set to compete in the 2022 Thanksgiving Tournament, held Nov. 25-26 in the school gym.

This is a fun and exciting event, and we hope the SRLA community will pitch in to help host a successful tournament for our players! Check out the games schedule and different shifts and ways to volunteer, including donating much-needed items to stock our Snack Bar!

Take a look at the two links below, the first is for volunteering at the event, and the second for donations for the snack bar.  Donated items can be left with Danny at the front desk, or brought to the gym on Friday morning.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D49A5AA2AA02-srla3

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D49A5AA2AA02-basketball3

Each year, this tournament signals the kick-off to Ravens Basketball Season and also serves as an important fundraiser for the HSA and to support the SRLA athletics program. Please consider participating in some way. Thanks in advance! And go, Ravens!!

Happy Thanksgiving!

SRLA HSA

Dear Parents/Caregivers,

For those families that ordered pies in support of the 8th grade fundraiser, pick up will be Tuesday, November 22nd from 2:30pm-3:30pm in the gym.

Wednesday, November 23rd distribution will be from 8am- 11am.

Don’t worry about remembering what you ordered -we have all the details of each order.

Thank you for supporting the 8th graders and a very happy Thanksgiving to all.

Dear Parents,

Please see the December calendar below.

Click here for the online version:

Calendar

Thank you,

Principal Underwood

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SRLA Christmas Gift Giving Program

Dear SRLA Families,

What an amazing response we have received in our Christmas Gift Giving Program! We have received 150 pledges for gift donations and cash donations this year! We are so thankful and proud of our school community for their generosity and their giving spirit! This exemplifies the spirit of Saint Rose of Lima Academy!!

 

A FEW REMINDERS:

·     If you still would like to donate to Christmas Giving, it is not too late! Click “ HERE “ to make cash donations. We have a few more gifts we need funding for, and any additional donations will be used to buy supermarket gift cards for the families in need.  (https://bngn.blackbaud.school/?id=455vcnnz3qm#/home/

                    

·     If you signed up to support this project by purchasing gift(s) for a child/family, all gift details are being sent home today. If you have not received them by Thursday (11/17) please contact Betsy Guarnieri. Please bring the gifts into school between Nov 28th thru Dec 5th. All gifts must be in by Monday, Dec 5th. 

·     Please purchase/order your gifts as soon as possible! Shipping of items can experience severe delays during the holidays. Please do not wait until the last minute if you are relying on shipping for your items!!

We sincerely appreciate the support and generosity shown by everyone. 

We wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Any questions, please contact Betsy Guarnieri (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) & Andrea Mansfield (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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Coffee & Conversation 

with Principal Underwood 

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The next Coffee & Conversation will be held TOMORROW, Tuesday, November 8th in the new Media Center at 8:15a.m. 

This event is open to the SRLA community and gives families a chance to discuss any SRLA-related topics in an informal, casual setting.

This is your opportunity to come see the spectacular new Media Center!

Please help! We have 60 more gifts we need volunteers or donations for!! There are only three more days to sign up!!! Thank you!

SRLA Christmas Gift Giving Program

Dear SRLA Families and Faculty,

A wonderful tradition at St. Rose of Lima Academy has been our Christmas Gift Giving Program that we have run for many years! Through this program we make sure that there is at least one present under the tree for the children of St. Rose of Lima Church in Newark and the seniors and families of St. Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth. Please consider if you can help these children, families and seniors during the Christmas holidays. There are three ways to participate in the program: 

(1) Buy gifts for children. 

~ If you would like to buy a gift, check off the appropriate box on the signup genius and indicate how many gifts you would like to buy. You will be provided with the name, age, and gender of a recipient in mid-November. Please wrap the gifts and bring them to school by Monday, December 5th. Gifts can be dropped off between November 28th through December 5th (Please budget $35-50 per gift. We ask families to buy a warm piece of clothing in addition to a toy for each child). Drop off details will be provided.

(2) Send in a monetary donation.

~If you are unable to shop this year, our "Holiday Shopper Committee" can shop for you. Your donations will be used to buy toys, coats, scarves and mittens to name a few of the requests we often receive from the children!  Click “ HERE “ to make donations as soon as possible. (https://bngn.blackbaud.school/?id=455vcnnz3qm#/home/

(3) Volunteer to be a "shopper." 

~If you would like to be a "volunteer shopper", please check off the appropriate box. This job entails shopping for 3-5 gifts with the donated money. You will be provided with a very specific wish list and you will be reimbursed.

Thank you in advance for your support for this worthy project! We encourage all families to involve their children in the shopping and wrapping of these gifts. This program is a wonderful way to teach children the importance of helping others!

    Please sign up at the below Signup Genius link by Wednesday, November 9th 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0C4FAAAC2EA4FF2-srla

Any questions, please contact Betsy Guarnieri (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and/or Andrea Mansfield (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with any questions.

St. Rose of Lima Academy

Thanksgiving Food Collection 2022

Please help feed a family in need this Thanksgiving holiday.

Each grade is asked to bring in a specific item for a family’s dinner plus $1.00 to help purchase turkeys to complete the dinner. Food can be brought to homeroom starting November 7th.  

All food must be in by Wednesday November 16th.

The Thanksgiving Dinners collected from St. Rose of Lima Academy will be added to the St. Rose of Lima Parish Thanksgiving Food Collection and will be delivered to the families on Saturday November 19th.

Since many recipients will be walking or relying on public transportation, the donation of reusable shopping bags will be appreciated.

GRADE:

Pre School- Canned Pumpkin or Fruit Pie Filling / Pie Crust Mix

Kindergarten-  (1) Brownie Mix & (2) Boxes of Corn Muffin Mix

1st -   Salt and Pepper (Small Plastic Picnic Style)

2nd -            (1) 26 oz. Box of Mashed Potatoes

3rd-              (1) 12 oz. Box of Stuffing

4th-              (3) 10 oz. cans Turkey Gravy (no glass please)

5th-              (2) 14 oz. cans Cranberry Sauce

6th -           (2) 15 oz. cans of Vegetables (your choice)

7th-             (1) 29 oz. can Fruit (your choice)

8th -               (1) 40 oz. can of Yams

                    ADDITIONAL TURKEYS ARE NEEDED!!!!

If you have a turkey that you would like to donate –

please bring it to the church parking lot

on Saturday, November 19th between 9:00-10:00am

THANKS FOR GIVING!!!   

Please contact Mike Roberts with any questions:

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Dear Parents,

Just a reminder that tomorrow, Friday, November 4th, is a 12:10 dismissal day.

Anyone staying for aftercare must order or bring their own lunch and a drink.

It is also a Dress Down Day for charity.

All Preschool programs end at 11:25 on early dismissal/half days. 

Thank you,

Principal Tina Underwood

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It's that wonderful time of the year!

The annual 8TH GRADE ST. ROSE PIE SALE! 

Place your order early for freshly baked pies from the famous Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ.

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering these annual favorites: Harvest Apple (10"), Pumpkin (10"), Blueberry, Cherry, Coconut Custard (10") & Pecan. (Pies not noted are 9").

Not only do these delicious pies make for an incredible Thanksgiving dessert, BUT they also freeze really well. So, be sure to get a few pies for your Christmas holiday table too! Deadline to order pies is Wednesday, November 16th.

To order, go to https://bngn.blackbaud.school/?id=rgqupbeshri#/home/

All pies are $25.

Pie pick up will be Tuesday afternoon November 22nd at SRLA (exact pick up location TBD). 

Thank you for supporting our 8TH GRADE class! All 8th grade fundraisers support the special activities they get to experience in their final year at SRLA! 

 

Contact Joanna Minerley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Lauren Chapman This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions you may have.

SRLA Christmas Gift Giving Program

Dear SRLA Families and Faculty,

A wonderful tradition at St. Rose of Lima Academy has been our Christmas Gift Giving Program that we have run for many years! Through this program we make sure that there is at least one present under the tree for the children of St. Rose of Lima Church in Newark and the seniors and families of St. Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth. Please consider if you can help these children, families and seniors during the Christmas holidays. There are three ways to participate in the program: 

(1) Buy gifts for children. 

~ If you would like to buy a gift, check off the appropriate box on the signup genius and indicate how many gifts you would like to buy. You will be provided with the name, age, and gender of a recipient in mid-November. Please wrap the gifts and bring them to school by Monday, December 5th. Gifts can be dropped off between November 28th through December 5th (Please budget $35-50 per gift. We ask families to buy a warm piece of clothing in addition to a toy for each child). Drop off details will be provided.

(2) Send in a monetary donation.

~If you are unable to shop this year, our "Holiday Shopper Committee" can shop for you. Your donations will be used to buy toys, coats, scarves and mittens to name a few of the requests we often receive from the children!  Click “ HERE “ to make donations as soon as possible. (https://bngn.blackbaud.school/?id=455vcnnz3qm#/home/

(3) Volunteer to be a "shopper." 

~If you would like to be a "volunteer shopper", please check off the appropriate box. This job entails shopping for 3-5 gifts with the donated money. You will be provided with a very specific wish list and you will be reimbursed.

Thank you in advance for your support for this worthy project! We encourage all families to involve their children in the shopping and wrapping of these gifts. This program is a wonderful way to teach children the importance of helping others!

    Please sign up at the below Signup Genius link by Wednesday, November 9th 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0C4FAAAC2EA4FF2-srla

Any questions, please contact Betsy Guarnieri (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and/or Andrea Mansfield (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with any questions.

Dear Parents,

As of today November 1st, all students need to be in the regular winter uniforms.

Here is a link to the uniform section of our webpage:

 

https://srlacademy.org/images/pdf/uniforms.pdf

Thursday, November 3rd is Photo Day for individual pictures. Students should wear their winter uniforms for photos.

The following schedule is just a framework for photo day.

Your child will be called down and individual photos will be taken outside.

 Photo schedule:

Grade 8 : 8:30-9:15

Pre-k 2.5 & 3: 9:15-9:30

Pre-k 4: 9:30-9:45

Grade K: 9:45--10:00

Grade 1: 10:00-10:15

Grade 2: 10:15-10:30

Grade 3: 10:30-10:45

Grade 4: 10:45-11:00

Grade 5 : 11:00--11:15

Grade 6 : 11:15-11:30

Grade 7 : 11:30-12:00

The Photo Day process will be a bit different this year as there will not be order forms. Parents will receive an email after photo day with a link to view and order photos. If you choose to order, your package will ship directly to your home. 

Principal Underwood

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St. Rose of Lima Academy

Principal: Tina Underwood, Ed.S.
 
52 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078
 
Phone: 973-379-3973
Fax: 973-379-3722


 


 

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St. Rose of Lima Parish

Pastor: Father Larry Evans

50 Short Hills Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Phone: 973-379-3912 
Fax: 973-379-6157 

Website: http://www.stroseshorthills.org