St. Rita Students Reach New Heights at the 2015 National Speech & Debate Tournament in Dallas

Katy Bauer at Nationals

The Speech & Debate Team sent State Finalist’s Katy Bauer and Esteban Sanchez to the 2015 Middle School National Speech & Debate Tournament in Dallas this past week. This national competition included close to a thousand students from over 130 schools and for the first time, international students from 5 countries. The three day event… Read More…

St. Rita School Tour

St. Rita School

Welcome To St. Rita School Watch our new video tour of St. Rita School.

Congratulations Elementary Speech Team

Elementary Speech Team

The Elementary Speech Team competed at the Second Annual La Salle High School Elementary Speech and Debate Tournament on Thursday. There was a big turnout and the team made an outstanding showing. Bella Zuniga took 3rd in Storytelling and Mark D’Leon tied for 5th. In Duo Interpretation Cassie Pichardo and Charlie Hardy tied with Maggie… Read More…

Great Day at CYO Regional Track Meet

CYO Prelims

We had a great day at Damien in the CYO Regional Track Meet. 22 schools participated in the five hour competition where the goal of the individual athletes and the relay teams is to finish in the top eight and move on to the CYO Prelims.

Peanut Butter – Jelly Drive

St. Francis Center

MARCH 10 – MARCH 26 Bring in Jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly No child should have to go without meals. While many children look forward to spring break, for others it is a time of food uncertainty. We can each do our part to make sure all children are getting the food they need… Read More…

St. Rita Adventure Camp

Registration is open for the St. Rita Adventure Camp. Register today for 7 weeks of summer fun! Campers will break into small groups by grade level for hands on learning experiences. Summer homework can be brought to camp and we will work on it.

St. Rita School Spelling Bee Finalist!

Alessandra Soto

St. Rita 8th Grade Student, Alessandra Soto placed in the top third in the Scripps Spelling Bee district finals last Saturday. Our School students participate with over 23,000 students in Southern California in the annual Scripps Spelling Bee.

Girls Basketball Advances to Championship Playoffs

Girl Basketball Team

The Girls Basketball team advanced to the next round of championship playoffs. Cheer Coach Amerio and the Raider ladies on this Saturday at 11:00 am at St. Matthias High School in Downey. If they win that round, they will play again on Sunday (TBA).

St. Rita School’s 4th Annual Hoop-It-Up


St. Rita Hoop-It-Up is an action packed free throw shooting competition to benefit our school. Each class is scheduled a time to participate in this simple and fun school fundraiser. Sponsored “shooters” stand at adjusted free throw lines trying to shoot and sink as many baskets as they can in a 5 minute period.

Year Book

Please remember that our yearbook is as successful as the pictures that you submit. Follow the directions that went home in your family envelope. St. Rita Yearbook Dedication Ads Deadline: Friday, March 13th, 2015! *Ad space is limited. Orders will be taken until ad space runs out. It is a rare opportunity when you can… Read More…

Drama Club’s Disney’s Peter Pan, jr!


Drama Club presents Peter Pan! The Drama Club enjoyed a wonderful weekend of performances of this wonderful musical in front of large, enthusiastic crowds. Drama Club wishes to thank all the St. Rita community for its tremendous support!

Speech & Debate Team Sign-Up

Speech Teams 2014

Both the Varsity Team and the Elementary Team had great success this past fall. It is open to all students in grades 4-8. Below is form to sign-up for any/all of the remaining tournaments. Please consider entering as many as possible. And for all those eligible for the Varsity Team, I encourage you to consider the… Read More…

The Common Core Standards at St. Rita School

St. Rita School has a long tradition of providing a rigorous academic education in an environment where faith is taught, nurtured and grown. While the Common Core State  Standards (CCSS) were created primarily for public schools, the Department of Catholic Schools within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has concluded after much research, thought and discussion… Read More…

CYO Track Finals – 1,2,4,5

All Team - CYO

No, this is not a poor job of counting, It is the order of our finishes in the CYO Finals. Out of seventy schools, our B Boys finished fifth, the B Girls were fourth. In the varsity, we were first in girls and second in boys. The varsity girls gave us our 69th CYO Track Championship! It also marks our 28th straight year with at least one CYO Championship!