St. Rose School
St. Rose Report for August 26th
Dear St. Rose Families,

Congratulations St. Rose! We beat our 2% enrollment increase goal! Our current enrollment is a 7% increase. Thank you to all those families who are promoting St. Rose in the community and sharing the great things we do with family and friends. Be sure to continue to share the things you love about St. Rose School so we can continue to provide students and families a Christ-centered environment promoting faith development, academic excellence, and a commitment to service.
Don't forget to put these dates on your calendar!

Tuesday, August 29 
Supply Drop Off, Ice Cream Social, & Preschool Open House 1:00 - 3:00
New Family Orientation 6:00

Wednesday, August 30
First Day of School - Dismissal at 2:00

Thursday, August 31 
Back to School Mass - 10:50

Friday, September 1   
Early Dismissal for a Holiday Weekend - 12:00
Are you looking to find something on our website? Don't forget to visit our current families tab. You will find many helpful documents in the Resources section. Here is the school supply list and the yearly calendar.

The staff and I are looking forward to seeing you all on Tuesday for Supply Drop Off.
Yours in Christ always,

Catherine Strader
New Staff Member Spotlight
Director of Marketing and Advancement
I am very excited to have the opportunity to work with all of you to share the great things that are happening at our wonderful St. Rose School! 

My formal education is in Business and Psychology, but throughout my academic career, I have taken courses in Theology, Sociology, Anthropology and Cultural Studies. My work experience is in business marketing and management and I’ve started programs in public education everywhere I’ve lived in the Pacific Northwest. I’ve helped them grow in enrollment and funding and am eager to use my knowledge, skills and abilities to serve our parish school. My family and I live here in Longview. 

We have a son who attends St. Rose, two dogs and a cat (but they’re only here for the Blessing of the Animals). I have a lifelong commitment to education and am particularly interested in fostering opportunities here in our community for our current students and beyond. In the coming months, I will be reaching out to you to seek your insights and input as to why you chose St. Rose and what you love about our faith and academic community!
Important Events
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New Family Orientation


We would like our new families to join us for New Family Orientation on Tuesday, August 29 at 6:00 PM. We will have free daycare for families as well as refreshments.

Tuesday, August 29th
6:00 PM
Ice Cream Social, Supply Drop-Off & Preschool Open House
Don't forget to come on Tuesday, August 29 from 1:00 - 3:00 to drop off your child's school supplies in their homerooms. Then swing by the playground for some ice cream. It will be a great time to visit with other St. Rose families.

Calling all preschool students and parents! Come to the preschool room between 1:00 and 3:00 to make the first day of school easier. You will get to see their classroom, meet their teachers, and play with their new friends. After visiting the preschool rooms, please come to the playground for ice cream.
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Tuesday, August 29th
1:00 PM - 3:00bPM
Going GaGa for St. Rose School
We have earned $750 thus far for our new school GaGa pit using "Go Fund Me." We have collected additional $300 from checks in the school office. That means we are a little over 1/3 of the way there. Keep those donations coming for this new recess activity.

More Ways to Support St. Rose School
Declutter Party
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Can you spend an hour or two to help us move unused school furniture and school musical materials into storage? We need about 3 or 4 volunteers to help out. Open times are Monday, August 28 3:00 - 5:00, Tuesday, August 29 from 8:00 - 10:00. Thank so much for helping get the school ready for the kids before their first day.
 St. Rose School
720 26th Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
P: (360) 577-6760
F: (360) 577-3689