School News and Events

7th and 8th Grade HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

September 16, 2019

St. Helena Open House 2019 Please be sure to click the link for the open house information.    While school has just started at Saint Rose of Lima, Now is the time to prepare for High School.  The principal will be …

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Refer a Family, Earn a $150 Tuition Credit!

August 14, 2019

We are pleased to introduce our New Family Referral Program! IMS is now offering a $150 tuition credit (applicable to November 2019’s tuition bill) to any current IMS family that refers a new family who enrolls a child by October …

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Renovations Are Underway!

August 1, 2019

This Fall, 250 St. Rose of Lima students will be entering a newly renovated school that includes (among other items): new classroom furniture, new bathrooms, a new fire alarm system, air conditioning, new outdoor lighting, new windows and upgraded electricity.…

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New Curriculum Is Helping Students Grow Their Math Skills

July 30, 2019

In the last year, Independence Mission Schools has intentionally invested resources and professional development in implementing a rigorous Math curriculum, Eureka Math.

At St. Rose of Lima, the transition to the Eureka math curriculum has been met with great …

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July 8, 2019

Saint Rose Of Lima Uniform<<<Please see attached Document for Uniform Changes.  The Price list here says Mary Jane shoe for Girls, but it is the NAVY OXOFRD SHOE(required) for girls.   If you purchase from the Flynn O’ Hara Store  …

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8th Grade Students Participate in Monthly Service Project

July 1, 2019

The Spirit of Service is Alive at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School

For the past 20 years, our 8th grade students have been serving a meal on the fourth Friday of each month (for 250 Fridays and counting!) at …

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Fifth-Grade Students Learn the Art of Ballroom Dancing

June 30, 2019

The Fine Arts program at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School includes lessons in art, music, dance and theater. This year fifth-grade students received a ten-week lesson in Ballroom Dance through a partnership with Dancing with the Students – a …

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Kindergarten Scholar Receives the CSFP Student Achievement Award

June 18, 2019

Kindergarten scholar, Lloyd Williams, was awarded the Student Achievement award on June 18, 2019 from Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia presented by none other than the Phillie Phanatic!

Lloyd received this award because of his high achieving academic performance at …

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Annie Jr. Returns to the Main Stage

June 1, 2019

One of the most successful extra-curricular activities at Saint Rose of Lima School is our annual musical show.

Over the years, our school and parish developed a relationship with Saint John Vianney Parish in Gladwyne. Dr. Cara Latham, the Saint …

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St. Rose of Lima Student Takes First Place in Chess Tournament

May 2, 2019

On May 2nd, over 400 people, including officers from the Philadelphia and Temple Police Departments, teachers and 2nd – 8th Grade students from 10 Independence Mission Schools, including St. Rose of Lima, came together to take part in the 3rd …

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