Saint Rita Homeschool Group
The Saint Rita homeschool group supports homeschooling families in Saint Rita parish and the surrounding area. The group meets at Saint Rita on Wednesday afternoons during the school year, and organizes a variety of field trips and events. To learn more about upcoming homeschool group activities or to become a member of the group, please contact the homeschool group coordinator, Elise Matich.
Wednesday Activities (September-May)
Children's Holy Hour: Father Bork leads families in praying the Rosary, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, and the Divine Office, in Saint Rita Church from 2:30 to 3:30. Families with small children are encouraged to participate for whatever length of time is optimal. Respectful exits and re-entries are completely acceptable!
Holy Hour Schedule:
|3:00||Divine Mercy Chaplet|
Playground Time: Homeschooling families are invited to enjoy free playtime on the Saint Rita School playground form 3:30 to 5:00.
Saint Rita School Atrium: The Catechesis of the Good Shepard program is available to homeschoolers, ages 3 to 9, in two secessions, 1:00 to 2:30 and 3:00 to 4:30. Contact Megan Rolla for information on fees and registration.
The following lists include information on homeschooling support, methods, curricula, books, media, and local educational opportunities. Homeschool group members are invited to add their recommendations to these growing resource guides.
Saint Rita School Extracurriculars
Saint Rita homeschoolers are eligible to participate in extracurricular activities through the school. For information on specific activities, contact Saint Rita School.
Troops of Saint George
American Heritage Girls
Diocesan Spelling Bee
Diocesan Science Fair
National Junior Honor Society
Band and Strings beginning in third grade
CYO Basketball and Track and Field
Boxing for boys six to eighth grade
Silver Knights Chess Club
Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest