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Fire Safety Month

Fire safety

The Kindergartners had a visit from the Oak Park Fire Department! Mrs. Gonsior helped out in a very special way!


PK-3 and PK-4 learned about fire safety, too! We loved trying on real fire gear.

Blue Tie Auction

Mark your calendars and gather your friends for the 2014 edition of Ascension's fabulous Auction! The Blue Tie Auction is Ascension’s most important fund raiser of the year. Join us on November 15th, 2014 as we honor our fabulous Pastor, Fr. Larry McNally. This will be a celebration you will not want to miss!
Click here to register, purchase tickets, view items and bid!

Funding the Fight

penny drive

In September, Ascension students in grades five through eight raised money to fight childhood cancer. Student council members counted the coins from a very successful fund raiser.

Conservatory Field Trip

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There is always a lot to learn at the Oak Park Conservatory! Our 3rd graders visit every year for Science class.

Register for Basketball!

Get ready for Ascension's most popular sport for boys and girls, grades 5 - 8! Use this link.



Grade five students work on a pastel project using the style and subject matter of Georgia O'Keefe.





October 22: 8th grade Pizza Lunch fund raiser. $3.50, extra slice $1.5,0 cash only.

October 23: Grade 8 Art Institute trip

October 24: Basketball registration deadline. Register here.

October 27: Halloween Fun Fair for PK-3, PK-4 and KDG after school in the Pine Room.

October 28: School picture re-takes; Halloween Fun Fair for Grades 1-2-3 after school in Pine Room.

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Updated October 19, 2014

What's New?

School Supply List for 2014-2015
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Looking Ahead


October 29: Please submit all BOX TOP for EDUCATION by today!

October 31: Buddy Bingo!

November 10: School Board meeting 7:00 PM

November 24-25: Parent Teacher Conferences, 11:45 dismissal both days

November 26-28: Thanksgiving Break

December 11: Christmas Concert

December 19: Christmas Prayer Service; 11:45 dismissal for Christmas Break

January 5: Classes resume

In Other News

Remember Market Day!

Order on-line for pick up in November.
Box Tops

Ascension could earn up to $60,000 from box tops and labels! Please continue to save!

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 708-434-1558 to arrange for a tour.

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Ascension has a LinkedIn group especially for Ascension parents.  This group is a great resource for anyone looking to network with fellow parents.
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