St. Rita School

1008 Maple Drive ~ Webster, NY 14580-1726
585-671-3132 (phone) ~ 585-671-4562 (fax)

We made the Courier Cover!

Catholic Courier photographer, Jeff Witherow, came to Blue and Gold Day where he took some wonderful pictures of this wonderful event. One even made the cover of August's Courier. Two other photos also appeared in this edition on page 19.

Also be sure to read the story on page 16 that talks about how participation in our school class plays helps build confidence in students.

Special School Events

September

Sat 30 - Marathon at North Ponds Park
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

October

Wed 4 - Monthly School Liturgy
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Fri 6 - Superintendent's Day-NO School
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Mon 9 - Columbus Day-NO school
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Fri 13 - Faculty Retreat-Early Dismissal
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Sat 14 - 33rd Annual Craft Sale
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tue 24 - Fall Scholastic Book Fair
8:15 AM - 2:00 PM
Wed 25 - Fall Scholastic Book Fair
8:15 AM - 2:00 PM
Thu 26 - Fall Scholastic Book Fair
8:15 AM - 2:00 PM
Fri 27 - Fall Family Dance
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

November

Wed 1 - Monthly School Liturgy
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Thu 9 - Veteran's Day Prayer Service
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Fri 10 - Veterans Day Holiday-NO School
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Mon 20 - Parent/Teacher Conferences-Early Dismissal
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tue 21 - Parent/Teacher Conferences-Early Dismissal
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wed 22 - Thanksgiving Recess-NO School
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Thu 23 - Thanksgiving Recess-NO School
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Fri 24 - Thanksgiving Recess-NO School
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

December

Fri 8 - Monthly School Liturgy
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

i-Ready Diagnostic Evaluation

i-Ready is a single K-12 adaptive computerized Diagnostic Evaluation for Reading and Mathematics (given 3 times a year) that pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level. Ongoing progress monitoring shows whether students are on track to achieve end-of-year targets.

i-Ready Diagnostic Evaluation:
1. Identifies why students are struggling.
    i-Ready Diagnostics adapts to each student, providing easier or harder questions depending on students' answers to previous questions. By adapting across grades K-12, i-Ready Diagnostic helps teachers understand the root causes behind student challenges. This is especially beneficial for providing differentiated instruction and for identifying gaps spanning back multiple years, or for determining where students are ready for further challenge. i-Ready Diagnostic assesses student performance across the key domains in reading and mathematics for grades K-12, providing a valid and reliable measure of student growth with detailed diagnostic results and individualized next steps for instruction.
 
2. Measures growth across a student's career.
    Because the Diagnostic adapts across grades K-12, i-Ready provides a valid and reliable growth measure from year to year. Use i-Ready across the district to track yearly student progress and to optimize administrative decision making for long-term performance improvements.
 
3. Supports data-driven differential instruction.
    Based on the Diagnostic results, i-Ready automatically provides individualized online and teacher-led instruction targeted to each student's unique needs. In addition, easy-to-read reports provide teachers with a detailed action plan for individual and group instruction and the tools to deliver that instruction.