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Our 8th graders presented a very moving service of Jesus' Passover and the three days of the Triduum.

Award Winners

art awards

Mrs. Pesce is pleased to announce that two of her students received awards at the Guerin Prep Emerging Artists exhibition. Here you see the First Place winner Margaret and Honorable Mention, Catherine. Congratulations to two fine 8th grade artists!

Grandparents' Day

Invitations have been sent! Grandparents' Day is May 2. Be sure to fill out an "Out to Lunch" permission slip if your child(ren) will be going out for lunch on May 2nd.

School Uniforms

Schoolbelles Uniforms Sale
Ascension’s uniform supplier, Schoolbelles, is having a spring sale, beginning today, April 16, through
April 26 featuring warm weather items.
 Their office is closed April 18-20 for Easter. There is more information about the sale on this flier.  Ascension will add girls’ skorts next year.

Spring Intramurals

Check the Athletics Page for information on Spring Intramurals!

Where are we?


Can you guess which museum
the 4th graders visited recently?

Hippity Hop!


Mrs. Cantafio's preschoolers remind you that Easter is coming soon!

CRS Rice Bowls

Bring your Rice Bowls in church on Palm Sunday or to school on Holy Thursday.

Run-a-Thon 2014


Ascension's annual student fund raiser is April 25! Visit the Run-a-Thon Page! and Pledge on-line.

New Frontier in Science


Ms. Kerr and Ms. McGinnis are at the National Science Teacher Conference in Boston. They learned about simple machines and gears with Legos and dissected male squids. Pictures here.



Do you know these famous people? The third graders are finished presenting in-costume biographies. Be sure to look at all the other well-known personalities!



April 18: Good Friday, 9:00 AM deadline for fulfilling fund raising obligation; No School

April 20: Easter Sunday

April 21: Easter Monday, No School

April 25: Run-a-Thon

April 28: Easter Prayer 9:00 AM

April 29: 8th grade Holocaust museum trip

April 30: Choristers rehearse

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H1N1 Letter 8-26-09

Updated April 18, 2014

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8th Grade Masterpieces
Catholic Schools Week
Mission Day
Chorister Information and Schedule
Blue Tie Auction
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2013 - 2014 Year in Pictures

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Looking Ahead

May 2: Grandparents' Day

May 8: 8th grade musical trip

May 18: Early Childhood Spring Open House after 9:00 mass

May 22: School Picnic

May 26: Memorial Day, No School

June 6: Last Day of school grades 1-8

In Other News

Remember Market Day!

Order on line for April pick-up
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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Contact the Development Office to order Ascension Wear or Memorial Bricks.


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