52 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078 | (973) 379-3973 | 2023-2024 Registration Packet

Raven Rundown, 3/31/2023

March 31, 2023
Raven Pride
The Raven’s Nest was filled with pride at the annual fall and winter sports awards banquet on Wednesday. A warm thank you to Athletic Director Harcourt Lucius and to all of the volunteers. And a special shout out to SRLA’s Otti family for the generous food donation from their business, HLS Juice Bar and Grill!
Reminder that school will be closed on Holy Thursday, April 6.
Students will return to school Monday, April 17 in summer uniforms!
Last Call for Yearbooks
Yearbook orders are due by Wednesday, April 5!
To order your yearbook, please email Ms. Harrington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and the number or yearbooks you would like to order.
Your Blackbaud account will be billed $35.00 for each yearbook you order.
Take a Chance in the WISH Grand Raffle
The Grand Raffle is an exciting part of WISH, and one of our most important (and easiest!) fundraisers. Two booklets of Grand Raffle tickets went home yesterday—please sell them to your family and friends for a chance to win a Visa gift card!
Grand Prize: $1,500
2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500
Each ticket is $10. The winning tickets will be drawn at Wish Upon a Star on Friday, May 5, and ticket holders need not be present to win! You can purchase tickets by credit card through Blackbaud or by check to SRLA HSA. Please return completed ticket stubs and checks to school by Tuesday, May 2.
See you at WISH!
Tina Fay (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Genevieve Castaneda (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Make Your Plans for Summer Camp
Get ready for SRLA's Summer Camp, Summer Fun! We have been planning many new and exciting activities, and can't wait to begin!
Download the registration form to sign up today!
  • Camp is held Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 1:30 pm.
  • $200 per week for the first child and $175 per week for each additional child
  • $100 per week for a Counselor-in-Training (9+)
  • Each week camp will be paid via check made out to SRLA, memo: Summer Camp
  • Campers must be entering PreK-3 (and potty-trained!) through third grade.
  • Campers come dressed in their bathing suits (underneath clothing), wear sunscreen, and water shoes or flip flops.
  • Campers must bring: a beach towel, additional sunscreen, a change of clothes, a nut-free snack and lunch, and a reusable water bottle each day.
Week 1, June 12 - June 16: Dinosaurs!
Week 2, June 19 - June 23: Going Bananas! Minion Style
Week 3, June 26 - June 30: Down on the Farm
Week 4, July 3 - July 7 (Pro-rated for 4th of July, $160 for the week): My Home Sweet Home
Week 5, July 10 - July 14: Sports and Games
Week 6, July 17 - July 21: Backyard BBQ
Please email Ms. Perkins with questions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Meeting for 7th Grade Families
Dear 7th Grade Families, 
Please join us on Tuesday, May 9 at 7pm in the media center for an informative meeting on what to expect in 8th grade. Mrs. Underwood and a few 8th grade parents who have gone through this process will be there to help answer your questions and share their experiences. We know we have some 7th grade parents that just went through the 8th grade process last year and may not need this information again, but we would love to have you come to help answer any questions that come up! 
Thank you! 
3/31 Coffee & Conversation | Middle School "Spring Fling" Dance
4/6 Holy Thursday | School closed | Easter recess begins
4/17 School re-opens | Summer uniforms
4/20 Middle School Trip: Murder on the Orient Express at Papermill Playhouse
4/26 Science Fair
5/5 Dress-up Day for Charity | 12:10 pm Dismissal | Wish Upon A Star

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



National Blue Ribbon School



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