School Blog Archives
January 2015

Jan 29

Nothing is more exciting than leaving school for a few hours of bowling! Student wore sport clothing all day and traveled with their buddy grade to Buddy Bowling and enjoyed a Pizza Lunch, too! All this made possible by our wonderful Home and School Association with tremendous help from room parents. Today was awesome!

Jan 27

Saint Angela Merici, a visionary and practical woman, founded a company of women to renew the Church in 1535. She chose St. Ursula as their patroness. St. Ursula and her 11,000 companions were martyred, upholding the faith against pagans. The Ursulines established a strong identity as educators and founded communities and schools for the education of girls wherever they went. The Ursulines arrived in Quebec in 1639 and New Orleans in 1727.The Ursuline Sisters educated Ascension students from our founding in 1912. St. Angela holds an arrow, for St.

Jan 22

This year's Catholic Schools Week festivities begin on Saturday, January 24 with Home & School's Sock Hop in the gym. Our Open House is Sunday, January 25th from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Here's the week's schedule:


Catholic Schools Week

Teachers will participate in a required Professional Growth Activity. No school for students!

Jan 13

The National Geographic Geography Bee concluded today.

The new Ascension Geography Champ is Dillon! Congratulations to Dillon, a 7th grader, and to all our fine competitors.

Jan 12

Mr. Sengstock, Social Studies teacher, moderates the Geography Bee. Here he explains the rules to the many contestants in the first part of the Geography Bee. The final rounds will be Tuesday morning at 10:00 in the Pine Room.

Jan 9

Our Lady Chargers are ready to take on the girls of St. Mary's!

Games are: 5:00 for grade 5, 6:00 for grade 6, 7:00 for grade 8 and 8:00 for grade 7.

Go, Chargers!

Jan 7
Kindergartners visited the Museum of Science and Industry field trip on December 15th. Students had a great time exploring The Idea Factory in the museum, which allowed them to have some hands on experiences with a variety of simple machines and experimental activities. After lunch there was time to visit the "Christmas Around the World and Holiday of Lights" display. Students were able to see many of the trees from countries that hey had been learning about in class while doing kindergarten's own "Christmas Around the World" project.
Jan 7

Kindergartners presented their Christmas program, "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" on Decemebr 11, 2014. Families were treated to a variety of holiday tunes and some memorable performances by our talented Kindergartners!