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Box Tops Deadline!

Box Tops

This is the week! Send in all your labels and Box Tops for Education-- Ascension could make up to $60,000!

Ash Wednesday


Our Prayer Service and distribution of ashes were 10:00 AM on Wednesday. We are ready to add more prayers to our days, to give up or do mor,e and to help the people of Chimbote.

School Board Elections

Elections for School Board will be held the weekend of March 14-15. Interested candidates should complete the candidate application by March 6.

Ready to Run?

The 2015 Kathy Adams Run-A-Thon is one of our largest student fund raisers of the year. Pledge forms are going out, T-shirts will be ordered-- check our Run-A-Thon page for news and information. The Run-A-Thon is March 27!

Registration for 2015 - 2016

New families may register beginning on February 16. Information about registration for current families and for new families is available on the Admission and Registration page.

It’s Book fair Time!

The Ascension Book fair will be held in the library from Monday, February 23 through Friday, February 27 and on Sunday, March 1 from 9 AM to 1 PM.  Please support the fair and the library by reminding your students to come next week ready to shop!  Parents are also welcome.  Cash or checks made out to Anderson’s Book fair Company will be accepted.

Mission Day!


Best cake!

What an amazing time! Cakes, goldfish, games, funny prizes and then the raffles! Click the picture to see all the fun and excitement from the morning prayer service to the Grand Prizes! Thanks to all the fabulous Mission Day volunteers!

Art Works


This drawing represents the different textures of hair. More art in Mrs. Pesce's Gallery.

Stringed Instruments!

Magic Harp

Second graders had such fun designing and constructing their own homemade stringed instruments for Music class.



February 23 -Friday, February 27: Book Fair

Book Fair

February 26: Grade 7 Backstage Opera Tour in AM; Drama Club 3:00; Reconciliation meeting Parent and Child 7:00 PM in the Pine Room

February 27: 2nd Trimester ends; Early dismissal 11:45; Parent -Teacher Conferences; Extended Day Program will have regular hours; Fish Fry 5:30

March 1: Choristers sing at 9:00 Mass; Book Fair in Library 9:00 - 1:00 PM.

March 2 - 6: Terra Nova Testing for Grades 3, 5, and 7

March 2: Drama Club 3:00

March 3: Reading Olympics 1:30 - 3 PM in Pine Room.

March 5: "Tour of the Mass" for parents of children receiving First Eucharist 7:00 PM in church.

March 6: Grade 2 Dominican Trip; Class of 2016 fund raiser pizza lunch (no hot lunch server)

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H1N1 Letter 8-26-09

Updated February 25, 2015

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Athletics: Locations of Games

Admission/Registration 2015-2016
Volleyball Calendar
Band Calendar
Blue Tie Auction
January Shopping Certificate Form
January Shop and Earn Newsletter  
December School Board Minutes  
2014 - 2015 Year in Pictures

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Looking Ahead

March 13: School is in session

March 14-15 Election of three new School Board members.  Interested candidates should complete the candidate’s application by March 6.

March 27: Kathy Adams Run-A-Thon!

April 3: Good Friday

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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