(317) 738-3451 [email protected]

Happy New Year to you!  I hope the holidays left you in fine spirits and ready to take on the final two quarters of school!  

Many thanks for the generous gifts I received at Christmastime.  Your thoughtfulness is appreciated.  I remember you each in my daily prayers.




We will be spending time preparing for the annual ACRE Test that is mandated by the Archdiocese of Indpls.  The test will be give around Catholic Schools Week.  Each student will have a handy-dandy study guide to prepare for this special and important test.  Many thanks in advance for any help at home you can give.



Chapter 4: Division by Two-Digit Numbers


Lesson 2: Divide by two-digit divisors

Lesson 3: Problem Solving- Work Backward

Don’t forget to brush up on your flash cards!

Social Studies– 

Chapter 7: Southern Colonies

Lesson 1: Settlement of the South

Lesson 2: Southern Plantations

Lesson 3: Southern Cities

*This is another 3-lesson chapter! Watch assignment notebooks for test dates!*

Reading- Beyond the Horizon (non-fiction article)

We will take a closer look at fact and opinion statements to help us evaluate information from a non-fiction article.  We will also examine various environmental dangers and use this information to write.

Students will be responsible for vocabulary and spelling lists.

Spelling: We are back to a list of 25 words. All students have a list!  The phonics pattern for our words is /VCCCV/

Pre-tests are given on Mondays. Final test will be on Friday.

Ask what a spelling card is!

Science-  Explore Plants without Seeds- Life Cycles of Mosses and Ferns


Spirit Day is this Friday, 1/8. Wear your blue and gold!

Honors Day will be celebrated on Friday as well!  Come join us at 1:45pm.

PRIDE Meeting is tonight (Tuesday)!


School Cancellations and Delays – St. Rose follows Franklin Community School for cancellations and delays. When delays or cancellations occur, they will be announced on local stations (CBS, ABC and NBC) under ‘Franklin Community Schools’. St. Rose will, also, send out an email through Jupiter. On the morning of, you may call the school office at 738-3451 to verify any delays or cancellations.


Monday:  Computer Lab 11:00-11:45; Music 2:00-2:45

Tuesday: PE 1:15-2:00

Wednesday: Library 12:30-1:15

Thursday: Mass 8:30-9:15, Art 11:00-11:45

Friday:  Band 10:15-11, PE 1:15-2:00