School News and Events

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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Summer Programs

March 14, 2019


Please click the above link.    Children’s Scholarship Fund was kind enough to share information about summer programs available to everyone.  These summer programs are for every scholar including scholars that do not receive Children’s Scholarship Fund.   If you need …

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St. Rose of Lima Teacher Receives Impact Award

August 30, 2018

Our teachers touch the hearts and minds of our students and inspire them to be the best they can be for God, for themselves, for their families and for their communities. There are no words that can fully express the …

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