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The Art Institute


Mrs. Pesce took the 8th graders to the Art Institute of Chicago this week. The docent interpreted Paris Street Rainy Day by Caillebotte.

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!
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Our Band


Band practices are in full swing! Mr. Shapera rehearses woodwinds in the Pine Room.



Ascension Choristers rehearse in church with Mr. Anderson. Choristers sing twice a month at 9:00 mass.

3 Xylophones!


PK-4 students explored the soprano, alto and bass xylophones with Mrs. Creed in the Music Room recently.

Friendship Buddies


Second graders worked together on many partner projects, including making friendship buddies.

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!







October 24: Basketball registration deadline. Register here.

October 26: Basketball Parent Meeting 4:00 PM, Pine Room

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.

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

October 30: 8th grade visits to OPRF High School

October 31: Buddy Bingo! Students may be out of uniform in orange and black clothing.

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Looking Ahead

November 7: Junior High Dance (Chaperones needed!) 7 PM to 9 PM

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!

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Box Tops

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

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