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Hello and thanks for checking in! There is A LOT of “stuff” going on this month, so be sure to check out our blog weekly and take a peek at our school’s Facebook page.

Mark your calendars:

1/15 NERF Night sponsored by PRIDE (see separate blog for details)

1/22 and 23 American Tail at the Artcraft sponsored by St. Rose of Lima (see blog)

1/24 OPEN HOUSE ~spread the word!

1/28 Annual Fund Dinner

1/31-2/5 Catholic Schools Week and our famed Punk-n-Rock on 2/5


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. Test will be given on the morning of 1/28.

Join us for mass on Thursday.  Fifth grade will be having special parts and readings!


Chapter 4: Division by Two-Digit Numbers

Lesson 4 Adjusting Quotients

Lesson 5 Division with Greater Numbers

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! We will finish this chapter this week!*

Reading- Great-Grandma’s Gourd (realistic fiction)

We will work with Venn diagrams to create compare and contrast organizers.  Followed-up with paragraph writing.

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


Father encourages everyone to join him on Thursday, 1/14 to share in a “Common Vision” meeting at 7pm.


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