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WA Catholic announces students named Holy Redeemer scholars

Mrs. Lucille Procopio and the Wyoming Area Catholic School Community are pleased and honored to announce the Holy Redeemer Scholars for the school year 2010-2011. The eighth grade students who have achieved this distinction are Mary Pat Blaskiewicz, Peter Kulick and Ana Rogers. This academic recognition and distinction is given to those students who placed in the top ten percent of the Placement Test given in December. A scholarship is also given for Holy Redeemer High School in Wilkes-Barre.

Pictured are: Mary Pat Blaskiewicz, Peter Kulick, Ana Rogers and Mrs. Lucille Procopio, principal of Wyoming Area Catholic School.

Dates to Remember

March 7: Fourth grade students will graduate from the Junior Deputy Program 1 p.m.

March 7: PTG Meeting at 7 p.m.

March 9: Ash Wednesday Liturgy at 1 p.m.

March 11: Stations of the Cross at 8:15 a.m., St. Cecilia’s Church

Season of Lent

The Holy Season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 9. The school community will begin this forty day season with a Mass at 1:00 p.m. This is a period of 40 days we set aside for prayer, fasting, and doing good things for others. In this way we prepare for Easter, the greatest feast in the church, when we celebrate Jesus’ rising from the dead.

Every Friday during the season of Lent, the school community will continue the prayer service, Stations of the Cross. We take this spiritual journey with Jesus remembering the ultimate sacrifice for us. Stations of the Cross Prayer Service will be held on Friday, March 11 at 8:15 Am at St. Cecilia’s Church Eighth grade students will lead us in this prayer service.

Leadership Workshop

“Discovering Your Hidden Leadership Gifts”, a leadership workshop designed by Holy Redeemer High School students for our system’s elementary students will be held on March 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Our school will be represented by James Kosik, Marissa Moran, Brenna Satkowski (sixth grade), Alexia Mazzarella, Rebecca Prociak, Brandon Richards (seventh grade), Mary Pat Blaskiewicz, Gaetano Buonsante and Alex Rowan (eighth grade).

Cross Country Practice

Cross Country Practice will be held for students on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Practice will be held at Holy Rosary gym in Duryea until the weather improves. Then practices will be held outdoors at Flack Field, Wyoming. The schedule is as follows:

March 7, March 9, March 11 ,March 14, March 16, March 18, March 21, March 23, March 25, March 28

Chess Club

The Holy Redeemer Royal Chess club will meet on the following days at St. Peter’s and Paul School in Plains from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

March 8, March 15, March 22, March 29


Please keep sending in Campbell Soup Labels and Box Tops for Education. The containers for the labels are in the main hallway.

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