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Welcome to Ascension

Mark Your Calendar


Picture Day


Picture Day is this Friday, September 5th. Remember, wear your uniform and a big Ascension smile!

Trivia Night is Back

Join us on Saturday, September 27th at 7:00 pm in the Ascension Gym. Don't miss out on a night of friendly competition as teams from throughout the Ascension community compete and show off their random knowledge!
Register now!

The Blessing of Doors


After the Opening of School Prayer Service, students gathered at the doors of the school, each grade to their door. Fr. McNally then led a blessing of the doors to protect all who enter. Each blessing is pictures on the Year in Pictures Page.

Kindergarten Parents

The first Kindergarten Newsletter of the year is on the Kindergarten Page! Be sure to tell grandparents and friends to look for a new newsletter each week.

Join the Band

Mr. Charles Shapera invites all students grade 4 and up to consider joining the Band. Instrumental instruction begins in grade 4. Parents can register for Band on September 2.


Mrs. Kirchen

Mrs. Vicki Kirchen is our new PK-4 teacher. The children are off to a great start.

We're Back!

First day bell

Mrs. Szot, our new Junior High Science teacher, had the special task of opening Ascension for the 2014-2015 school year. Welcome, everyone!

5 K Fun Run (& Walk)


What a great time on Saturday morning! Pictures are on the Year in Photos page, and on our School Facebook page!

Class of 2015

class of 2015

The fine young men and women of Ascension's 8th grade welcome the challenges, privileges and opportunities of their final year. Click the picture to enlarge.

School Uniforms

We encourage families to review the updated school uniform policy before purchasing school clothes this summer.  It is part of the School Handbook posted on the website. Please note the new policies for school shoes and headbands for girls.

Box Tops

Box Tops

Did you clip and save Box Tops for Education on the yellow sheet sent home in June? Have your child bring them to school so we can earn for Ascension!



September 3: Early Childhood Back to School Night, Pine Room 6:30 PM

September 5: Van Gogh School Picture Day. Students are in uniform.

September 8: School Board meeting 7:00 PM

September 9: Orchestra Rehearsal 7:30 AM; Drama Club 3:00 - 4:30 PM

September 10: Home and School Fund raiser kick-off during lunch periods.

September 11: Mass of the Holy Spirit 9:30 AM

September Calendar

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Emergency Closing Information

H1N1 Letter 8-26-09

Updated September 2, 2014


What's New?

School Supply List for 2014-2015

Blue Tie Auction
Athletic Calendar

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2014 - 2015 Year in Pictures

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Looking Ahead

September 16:Orchestra Rehearsal 7:30 AM; Drama Club 3:00 - 4:30 PM

September 17: Market Day pick-up 4:15 PM

September 18: Back to School Night for grades 1 - 8 6:30 PM in the Pine Room

September 26: No School Teacher In service

September 29: 8th grade Ropes

In Other News

Remember Market Day!

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

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

Support Ascension School 
Contribute on our secure Support page.


Interested in Ascension School? 
Call our Development Office 
 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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