Mar 5

We read the book “In Like a Lion and Out Like a Lamb” by Marion Dane Bauer.  We made our own Lion/Lamb mask out of paper plates.  We decorated one side with cotton balls, soft like a lamb and one side with orange, brown and yellow paper, in a pattern for the lion.  We are learning about the weather and what makes a “lion day” versus a “lamb day”.  Lions are fierce, loud, and sometimes scary.  The weather for a Lion day would be cold, rainy, snowy, windy and gray.  Lambs are soft, quiet and gentle.  A Lamb day would be sunny, warm and calm.  Each day during March, when we do our calendar, we

Feb 26

PK 3 learns about keeping our teeth healthy by brushing, flossing and visiting the dentist.  We "painted toothpaste" on a tooth using a REAL toothbrush!  

Feb 21

This week we celebrated President’s Day.  We talked about our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.  Students learned that he lived in a log cabin, grew up in Illinois, his face is on the penny and our state motto is “The Land of Lincoln”.  Mr. Lincoln was a great president because he helped encourage the country to treat everyone fairly and equally.  This is a lesson we practice in our classroom; be kind and friendly to everyone.  We also made "Honest Abe" Lincoln masks.

Feb 11

Parents should be aware that PK-3 and PK-4 are having a regular school day.on Mission Day!

All day PK3 arrives at 8:10 and dismisses at 2:50

PK3 morning class arrives at 8:10 and dismisses at 11:00

AM PK 4 and PK 4 full day are going to Mission Day as a class from 9:15 - 9:45. 

PM PK 4 will have games in the classroom.  


Jan 29

Our friends had such fun on Monday of Catholic Schools Week, coming to school in Pajamas!

Jan 28

Tonight! Support Ascension youth and the Appalachia Service Project and dine in, carry out or deliver with Lou Malnati's on January 28 from 11 am-11 pm; mention this flyer at time of order. *Excludes online ordering.*

Jan 26

How much do we love Ascension? Read the hearts on Mrs. Kirchen's page to count the ways!

Jan 25

Mrs. Bracco's and Mrs. Militello's Pre-K-3 students have had a very wintery week! Children got to ice skate in the classroom, make fun messy melted snowman pictures and even had a snowball fight! See all the pictures and a video on either Mrs. Bracco's Page or Mrs. Militello's Page.

Jan 18

Mrs. Militello's class is turning their room into a Winter Wonderland! The students have assorted shapes, glue and lots of glitter for making decorations shine. All the pictures are on Mrs. Militello's Teacher Page!

Jan 15

Our youngest Chargers are learning and exploring every day! Pk-3 students express themselves artistically using cotton swabs to paint, while 4-year-olds set goals for the New Year, flip frogs and enjoy learning through play.  Visit our Preschool Teacher Pages!