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March 8, 2020

8th Graders lead the Stations of the Cross.  Join us every Friday to share in the Eucharist Mass and experience the Stations of the Cross.



CYO Track and Field Team is practicing and preparing to compete.  Let's show our school spirit and cheer on the team!  Coming up - Track meet at Diablo Valley College on Saturday, March 14, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.




Congratulations to our Holy Rosary School athletes who successfully made it to the State finals in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest.  

 










 "The three great practices of Lent - prayer, fasting, and almsgiving - are three things we can all do.  As you do these three things, pray to draw closer to the Lord as the center of your life and the reason you do everything." - Lenten Gospel Reflections, Word on Fire.


 

The following students earned free dress in February by earning 5 Christlikes!
Congratulations!
 
February 2020

Renee Aragon, Kinder        Gabriella Matar, 2nd
Ka'Fani Clewis, Kinder          Isabel Mercado, 7th
Noah Dark, 4th          Mina Page, 1st
Amanita Gonzalinajec, Kinder          Allison Proctor, 1st
Tyler Harper, 8th          Mikhaela Ricafort, 1st
Velise Hill, 7th          Kamille Rich, Kinder
Sarah Huang, Kinder          Hanna Salomero, 1st
Maya Lopez, Kinder          Isaac Suarez, Kinder
Christian Lorta, Kinder          Matthew Vargas, 8th
Kylie Wisely, 7th

*earned more than one!

If your student was inadvertantly left off this list, please call Mrs. Gonzalez at 925-757-1270 x10 so your student can be acknowledged at a future date.



FACE provides need-based tuition grants to students who attend Catholic schools in the Diocese of Oakland.

FACE was founded in 1978 and helps students regardless of religion, gender, ethnicity or citizenship. We hope to support over 700 students every school year.The recent success of our annual Gala and donated funds increases the number of grants given each year.

The Diocese of Oakland includes 39 elementary and 9 secondary Catholic schools throughout the East Bay.



The BASIC Fund for 2020.
New Applications
Starting January 1, 2020 BASIC Fund applications for the 2020-2021 School Year will be available online at www.basicfund.org.  The deadline is March 18, 2020. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first served basis. Applications must be complete to be considered. Complete applications submitted after the March 18 th 
deadline will be awarded periodically through the summer of 2020, if funds become available.
Renewals
Renewals will also be processed on-line. Families, as well as schools, will be notified early March with instructions on how to renew their scholarship for the 2020-2021 School Year on-line. Deadline for renewals will be mid-April. We will confirm deadline date with details early March.
 






 


MISSION STATEMENT

Holy Rosary Elementary School, a ministry of Holy Rosary Church, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, prayer and truth, provides a quality Catholic education and a foundation for higher learning and service within a diverse community.

We, in partnership with our families, are a faith community which shares its love of God and instills high academic values. We guide students to an understanding of who they are and an appreciation for what they can contribute to the world.