- Friday, June 26, 2015 at 10:07 am
Reed Intermediate School and St Rose of Lima School students took part in the first interscholastic chess tournament between the two schools Thursday, May 28 at the Reed School.
The tournament was organized by Reed fifth grade math and science teacher and chess club advisor Rich Neeb and Glenn Budzinski, who runs the after-school chess program at St Rose and coaches the Chess Team and Club for both St Rose and Danbury High School.
- Friday, March 20, 2015 at 8:35 am
St Rose of Lima School, at 40 Church Hill Road, is set to hold a preschool and kindergarten Open House for parents and prospective students on Thursday, March 26, from 9 to 10:30 am.
Faculty, administrative staff, current parents, and admissions representatives will be available to conduct guided tours and provide information about the kindergarten and pre-school programs during the event.
St Rose of Lima pre-school opened its doors in 2000 and since 1989, St Rose of Lima School has offered a full-day kindergarten.
- Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 10:00 am
St Rose of Lima School fourth grade students had projects on display in the school’s Gathering Hall on Thursday, February 26.
The projects are part of the school’s round of the Connecticut Invention Convention, and four student finalists, selected by judges at St Rose, will go on to the state level of the Invention Convention.
- Monday, February 9, 2015 at 9:52 am
St Rose of Lima School Principal Sister Colleen Therese Smith opened the Academic Olympics event at her school on Friday, January 30.
Behind her students stood in groups of five to face off in an event that would challenge them with questions on science, social studies, math, religion, and language arts. The groups were arranged by grade level.
Sister Colleen said the event was the first of its kind at the school, and she said she hoped it will not be the last.
- Monday, October 13, 2014
St Rose of Lima School will hold its annual 5K race and walkathon at the Fairfield Hills campus, from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday, October 26.
- Friday, September 26, 2014
The entire school community and invited guests gathered outside St Rose of Lima School on Friday, September 26, to celebrate the opening of the school’s new solar-powered outdoor classroom kiosk.
- Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Seventh grade students at St Rose of Lima School were waiting at each station of the school’s Field Day on Monday, June 16.
It is tradition at the school for the seventh graders to oversee the stations. New to this year’s field day were basketball and hockey stations, where participating students lined up to take their turns scoring.
Across the field, at the school students also tested their aim by running to meet a moving soccer ball and kick it into the net.
- Tuesday, May 13, 2014
St Rose of Lima School community members learned through a letter on April 28 that Colleen Therese Smith has been named as the school’s new principal. She will officially start July 1.
Mary Maloney, the current principal of the school, said she believes Sister Colleen “will be an excellent principal for many reasons.”
- Friday, March 28, 2014
Tracy Heim, a Newtown resident and a St Rose of Lima School parent, appeared before the Connecticut Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on March 13.
She was there, she said, on behalf of her three children, St Rose of Lima School Principal Mary Maloney, and all of the staff and parents of St Rose.
- Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Sandy Hook resident Elizabeth Adam introduced a few dozen St Rose of Lima School students to a program of stretching and strength-building postures on March 24. Called PraiseMoves, the program looks very much like yoga but uses biblical scripture to focus one’s mind instead of the chanting that accompanies most forms of the Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline.