52 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078 | (973) 379-3973 | 2024-2025 Registration Packet

Raven Rundown, 3/8/24

March 8, 2024
Raven March Madness Continues!
The Ravens are headed to the semis and the finals! SRLA will be hosting semifinal games tonight in the Ravens Nest, and going on to at least one championship game on Saturday. Come out and make some noise for SRLA!
Friday, March 8: Semifinals @ SRLA
  • 7:15pm – SRLA 5/6 Girls vs. St. Bartholomew 
Saturday, March 9: Finals, Union Catholic HS, 1600 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains
  • 3pm – TBD (winners of 5/6 Girls semifinals) 
  • 6pm – SRLA 5/6 Boys vs. IHM
We're so proud of all of our players...Go Ravens!
Sports Calendar Update
Please note a scheduling change for the basketball banquet. Stay tuned for a Spring date for all SRLA sports!
SRLA "Sweat Sessions" Are On!
Middle schoolers and adults are invited to sweat it out in support of SRLA's 8th Grade! Join your friends for a fun, beginner-friendly circuit-style cardio workout!
Sweat sessions with Trainer Ashley will take place at Burn Boot Camp, 20 Millburn Avenue in Springfield, just a quick walk from SRLA.
Sessions are just $20 per person—grab a friend and sign up while spots are still open!
  • Students & Friends, Grades 5 - 8: Monday, March 11, 3:15 - 4pm
  • Parents & Friends: Monday, March 18, 7:30 - 8pm
Questions? Contact Sandra Pando, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Mad Science
Students will attend a Mad Science Assembly in the gym on Friday, March 15:
  • Grades K 4: 9:30 10:15 am
  • Grades 5 8: 10:30 11:15 am
Lace Up for Track & Field
We invite you to join the St. Rose of Lima Track & Field Team this Spring!
Workouts consist of group runs, stretching, strength exercises, wind sprints, and field event practice. Practices are held at Meisel Avenue Park, Springfield:
  • Tuesdays, 5:25pm – 6:45pm: 3rd to 8th grade ONLY
  • Thursdays, 5:25pm – 6:45pm: K-8th grade
Please note: Parents or caregivers of children in K-2nd grade who are participating must remain at practice and keep an eye on their children at all times.
Practices will begin Tuesday, March 19 for Grades 3-8 and Thursday, April 11 for Grades K-2.
We will host a Zoom informational meeting for parents on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30pm.  A link will be sent to all registered families.
What the kids need: 
  • "Real" running shoes! (Runners can wear spikes on certain tracks so we will send out information to make sure you get the proper running shoe.)
  • To arrive on time at practice with a light jacket or sweatshirt over a t-shirt.
  • Water bottles are a must!
Program fee:
  • $70 per student to cover meet fees. You will be billed via Blackbaud once your registration form has been submitted.
  • Track shirts cost $25. Please indicate if you need to order one and select the size in the registration form.
Meet dates: 
  • April 20 - Holy Trinity Invitational
  • April 21 - AOL Glen Rock
  • April 27 - Kids 4 Kids Relays
  • May 5 or May 11 TBD
  • May 18 - CYO Archdiocesan Championships
Meet events include (Athletes will be restricted to 3 total events per meet):
  • 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m
  • Relays: 4x100, 4x200, Sprint medley relay (SMR)
  • Shot Put, Javelin, Long Jump
  • K-2 Events (depending on the meet):
  • Fun Run
  • Softball Throw
  • Mini-javelin
We will be using the TeamSnap app to inform team members of changed or canceled practices and/or meets. We will only be posting upcoming meets and results on the website.
To register:
Please register on TeamSnap here. Once you have registered you will receive an email with required health and sports participation forms. Return completed forms ASAP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or leave them at the front desk in an envelope marked "Athletics."
Questions? Contact Athletic Director Harcourt Lucius, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
7th Grade Families: Save the Date
Please join us on Thursday, April 18 at 7pm in the 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.
Countdown to WISH
3/15 Dress-up Day Green for Charity
3/26 Mass for Holy Week (new date!)
3/28 – 4/5 School closed for Easter recess
4/8 School reopens | Summer uniforms
4/12 12:10pm Dismissal | Dress-down Day for Charity
4/18 Meeting for 7th Grade Parents
4/25 School closed | Professional Development for Teachers

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