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St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.
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What's in the News?

With everything going on at St. Rita School, we always have something newsworthy to share. We enjoy letting you know about the great things our students are accomplishing and the important activities happening at school. Check back often!

Summer Learning Packets

Don't let your child fall behind this summer. Our summer learning packets are now available.

Supply Lists for 2021–2022

Come prepared! Supply lists are trickling in for 2021–2022. See if yours is on the list to get a head start!

The Alpha Course

As the Catholics of Hamden begin to come together in one parish community, we invite you to join in a shared spiritual experience called Alpha. Alpha is a series of sessions conducted on Zoom which explores life and the Christian faith. We have designed the talks to meet you where you are on your faith journey, to engage and inspire conversation related to faith, to unpack the basics of Christianity, and to address questions.

Face Masks Required

Please note that the governor's elimination of mask mandate in Connecticut does not apply to schools or school property. We require students, teachers, parents, grandparents, and visitors to wear a mask while on school property. Thank you for helping to keep our SRS community safe.

2021–2022 School Calendar

The 2021–2022 school calendar is now available! Please take a moment to peek at all the important dates we have planned for the new school year.

2021 Summer Camp

St. Rita School's summer camp is back! We are offering six themed sessions with fun for students entering kindergarten through grade 5 only. Sessions are limited to 30 students, and spaces will be filled on a first-come basis. Please bring all completed forms and payment to the St. Rita School office. Please visit our Summer Camp page for more information.

    Sports and Enrichment Camps: Summer at Lauralton

    Summer at Lauralton is a non-profit sports and enrichment program that caters to students in second through eighth grade. Our programs allow campers to explore fields of science, sports, Harry Potter, and so much more! This year, because of COVID-19, we have limited spots, and we are taking all the steps necessary to keep kids safe and engaged for four weeks of summer fun.

    Scouts BSA Troop 604

    Scouts BSA Troop 604 has served the Hamden community for the past 50 years. The scouting program offers an opportunity to experience the outdoors, develop leadership skills, and challenges young people to step outside of their comfort zones. If you are interested in scouting or would like to be a part of this amazing program, please contact us.

    Open Enrollment Signs

    We have a handful of open enrollment lawn signs available. Please email Mrs. Bruno if you would like one, or stop by the admissions office to grab yours before they're gone. Thank you for helping us spread the word!

    St. Rita School Alumnus Dave DeCaprio Wins Prestigious Award

    St. Rita School alumnus, Dave DeCaprio '86 (Notre Dame West Haven '90, MIT '93), co-founder and chief technology officer of Closedloop.ai wins prestigious award! 

    On April 30, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced ClosedLoop.ai as the winner of the Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge, the largest healthcare-focused AI challenge in history. Read more about his big win over the big boys online.

    50/50 Cash Raffle Winner

    Congratulations to Susan Criscuolo who is our winner of the 50/50 cash raffle and $2,470! Thank you to everyone who supported this HSA fundraiser.

    We have A Winner!
    Financial Aid

    On May 1, 2021, the portal for financial aid will be open for applications for the 2021–2022 academic year. The portal will remain open until July 15, 2021. In order to apply for financial aid, you must be current intuition for 2020–2021 and registered with a deposit for 2021–2022. Please remember there is a limited amount of financial aid available so we will review applications based on a first come first served basis.

    Our Grandparent Connection

    We encourage you to join our Grandparent Connection! This valuable resource will afford grandparents the opportunity to stay informed about the happenings at St. Rita School. Sign up now!