Newsletter August 13, 2018

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Please Pray for

- Our new Pastor, Fr. Ramiro Flores.

- Our new Parochial Vicar, Fr. Jimmy Macalinao.

- Our new Youth Minister, Karen Flores.

- Our new students, families, and faculty/staff who are joining the HRS family this school year - WELCOME!

- Our school and parish communities as we continue to do God's work.

- Alicia Virgen, (Natalie Gomez's grandmother), May she rest in peace with our Lord.

-For the Victims and first responders of the California Fires

Our Lady of The Rosary, Pray for Us

St. Dominic,
Pray for Us

If you have a prayer request, please email
 Dear School Families,

We are excited to start the new school year.   Class lists are posted outside the school.  A class email was also sent to you this afternoon.  We welcome our returning and new students.

Tomorrow, August 14th, the school doors will open at 7:45 a.m.  You may escort your student to the classroom.  If you ordered First Day School Supplies, your child's box has been delivered to the classroom.  
8:10 a.m. Morning Assembly in the yard
Welcome Back Coffee for parents in the Dominican Hall
11:00 a.m. Dismissal
Morning Drive-Thru and Parking for FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL ONLY:  
Parking is available in the middle church lot, in front of the Dominican Hall, main church lot and Higgins located across the street.  Please follow the drive-thru procedures if you are entering the school property.  The drive-thru procedures are available in this e-newsletter.
Dismissal and parking:
The school gates will open at 10:30 a.m.   Parking is available in the yard.  Please do not park at Little Manuel's Restaurant or BAC Bank.   Please follow the directions of our parking lot supervisors.
The school doors will open at 11:00 a.m.  You may enter the hallway at 11:00 a.m. to pick up your child in the classroom.

Wednesday and Thursday are minimum days.  The morning drive-thru and parking will follow the regular schedule.  The school gates will open at 11:30 a.m. for a noon dismissal.  School doors will open at 12:00 p.m.  You may enter the hallway at 12:00 p.m. to pick up your child in the classroom.  

Extended care is open 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and after school until 6:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!    
In partnership,

Mrs. Fely Fajardo

Super Hero Teachers!
Super Hero Teachers!
The Faculty & Staff retreat reflected on the power of peace.

"your life becomes a masterpiece when you learn to MASTER peace"

Information to Start Your School Year at HRS

... required and optional forms to fill out
... some forms are more than one page
    • August 14 -
      • First Day of School for Kindergarten - 8th Grade.
      • Welcome Coffee for Parents @ 8:00 a.m.
      • Dismissal @ 11:00 a.m.
    • August 15 -
      • Mass of the Assumption @ 10:00 a.m.
      • Minimum Day Dismissal @ 12:00 p.m.
    • August 16 -
      • Summer Math & Reading Packets due to your Home Room Teacher today!
      • Minimum Day Dismissal @ 12:00 p.m.
    • August 17 -
      • No School.
      • Faculty/Staff In-Service @ Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland.
    • August 20 -
      • First Day of School for Pre-Kindergarten.
      • Choicelunch service begins.
    • August 21 -
      • Tuesday Pizza Sales begin today @ all lunches.
      • Eucharist Meeting for 2nd Grade Parents @ 6:00 p.m. (mandatory if your student is receiving 1st Communion this school year).
      • Back to School Night for 1st - 5th Grades @ 7:00 p.m. (Parents only please), Dominican Hall
    • August 23 -
      • Back to School Night for Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten & Jr. High @ 7:00 p.m. (Parents only please). Dominican Hall
    • August 30 -
      • School Pictures for all students.
      • Musical Theater auditions (by appointment).
    • August 31 -
      • Summer Reading Breakfast @ 7:30 a.m. (by invitation for those students that turned in their Summer Reading Packet by August 16).
      • Minimum Day Dismissal @ 12:00 p.m.
    • September 3 -
      • No School.
      • Labor Day Holiday.
    • September 4 through 7 -
      • Peacebuilder Week!
    • September 5 -
      • Peacebuilder Town Hall @ 8:15 a.m.
    • September 7 -
      • Peacebuilder Week School Mass @ 8:45 a.m.

    • To access the Bancroft website, you must create an account.
  • Class Fees 
    • Class fees can be dropped off at the school office.
    • Please place your check in an envelope labeled Class Fee with the grade level of your student. Write your student's first and last name in the memo area of your check.
    • Best Buy gift cards may be dropped off at the school office.

  • Student Lunch Options
    • Bring a lunch from home.
      • think "brown bag" healthy and nutritious.
      • no fast food or take out meals.
      • no carbonated beverages, candy or gum.
      • no glass bottles.
      • school personnel cannot warm/heat/microwave or refrigerate food for students.
    • Tuesday Pizza Sales (Straw Hat Pizza wagon)
      • $2.50 per slice - cheese or pepperoni
      • $1.00 bottled water
      • $2.50 bottled vitamin water

    • Price increases after August 1st!
    • Last day to order your shirt is August 9th! We cannot guarantee students will receive these late orders in time for Peacebuilder Week in September.

  • School Yearbook order form
    • Pre-orders will be accepted through November 9th.
    • Price increases after November 9th!
    • Late orders will be accepted until November 30th.
  • After School Sport and Enrichment Programs
    • Wednesday Choir - home with students at start of school 
    • MUSE Band - home with students at start of school

Tuesday Pizza Sales at Lunch

Every Tuesday, Straw Hat Pizza sells pizza slices and drinks at all the lunch periods. Funds raised help support the 7th Grade Caritas trip. Buying pizza is optional for students. Students do not need to pre-order to buy pizza. Payment is by CASH ONLY - no checks or cards. Please do not send your student with large bills. The school cannot be responsible for money that is misplaced or lost.

Tuesday Pizza Sales will begin on Tuesday, August 21st.

Prices are as follows:

Slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza.....$2.50
Bottled vitamin water.....$2.50
Bottled water.....$1.00

Misplaced your summer packets?


18th Annual
On Course Fore Education
Golf Invitational
Discovery Bay Golf & Country Club
Monday, October 15, 2018
Proceeds benefit the
Holy Rosary School Technology Program
Sponsorship Opportunities Available - for more information call Bryan Hourigan @ 925-878-6592.