St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.
1601 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 248.3114
St. Rita News

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!

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!

Pie Sale Fundraiser

It’s time for our annual Easter pie sale fundraiser! Orders are due by Friday, April 7, and pies will be available for pickup on Good Friday, April 14, until 5:00 p.m. at DiSorbo’s Italian Bakery. For more information and to order, please see our pie sale order form.

St. Rita's 26th Annual Sweetheart Mass

Please join us at St. Rita Church on Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m. for the 26th annual Sweetheart Mass entitled, "Marriage-A-Journey Together" featuring the Notre Dame Boys Choir. All married and engaged couples are invited to this wonderful mass. Married couples will renew their wedding vows and engaged couples will receive a special blessing in preparation for their wedding. A reception will follow downstairs complete with music, food, beverage, and wedding cake. Those attending married 50 years or more please call Art at (203) 248.2033. Please bring an appetizer or snack to share at the reception.

School House Rock! Live! T-shirt and Ticket Orders

Get ready to rock the school house! School House Rock! Live! is coming April 27-29. T-shirts are tickets are available now.


  • Available for your entire family
  • $10 each - send cash or check along with your child's name, grade, homeroom, and shirt size.
  • If you wear your shirt to the performance, you will receive a special treat at the Conjunction Junction Concessions stand!
  • T-shirt orders are due March 31.


  • On sale now!
  • Ticket orders are processed upon submission for best available seating
  • Use our ticket order form

Mother And Son Night Of Fun

Attention, moms and sons! This year we are going outside! We are excited to announce this year's event is on Friday, May 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at YMCA Camp Sloper in Southington. This event is for our moms, special guests, and our prek through 8th grade St. Rita School boys. Fun activities for every age group have been planned, including scavenger bingo and middle school kickball - moms vs. sons. We will serve dinner at the camp. It's an evening you don't want to miss. Please contact Joanne Bruno via e-mail should you have questions, and see our mother and son night of fun flyer for more information. See you all on May 12!

Living Stations of the Cross

This year, the youth of St. Rita Parish and School have a wonderful opportunity to participate in a live reenactment of the Stations of the Cross. This will be a very spiritual event for the entire family.

For more information, please view our flyer/sign up sheet. There are opportunities for everyone to help. 

Grab Your St. Rita Backpack

Our St. Rita backpacks are available now! Your SRS drawstring backpacks are perfect for spring sports and camps. They are $7. each or 2 for $12. Free SRS headband with purchase while supplies last.

$10,000 Tuition Raffle

St. Rita School proudly presents our first annual tuition raffle! The raffle ticket sales will run from Tuesday, March 14 through Wednesday, June 7, 2017. This is an amazing fundraising opportunity for us with tremendous odds as there will only be 800 tickets available for this raffle. The winner will receive $10,000 for tuition! Please view our raffle flyer and raffle order form to learn all the details.

Mother's Day Plant Sale

It's almost that time of year, once again! It’s time to start thinking about our annual Mother's Day Plant Sale. For all the details, including due dates and pick up dates please check out the flyer below. The order form also listed below is due on Wednesday, April 5.

Attention, Parents Of Current 3rd And 4th Graders

Next year the girls in 4th and 5th grade will be wearing a new uniform. The new uniform for girls will be the black watch plaid skort that is worn by the middle school students with a navy polo shirt. Girls may still wear the current jumper next year if it still fits.

Summer Camp

St. Rita School summer camp is on June 19 through July 28. Details regarding registration are coming soon!

60th Anniversary Celebration

The 60th anniversary celebration is on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Please visit our Anniversary Liturgy and Dinner page to learn more. We hope to see you there!

2016-2017 School Year Goals

Our 2016-2017 school year goals are now available online. Please take a moment to review what we plan on accomplishing this year.