School Blog Archives
June 2015

Jun 30

Ascension Athletics Fall Co-Ed Soccer registration is open for students going into grades 4 to 8. We are accepting registration for fall soccer. The season meets 3 to 4 times per week and runs mid-August through late October. The coaches will be: Gr. 4: Arturo Pacheco and staff, Grade 5: Julie Garcia and TJ Nolan, Grade 6: Daniel Vogel and staff, Grade 7: Oscar Jimenez and staff, and Grade 8: Dan Kane and staff. Go to the school website: www.ascensionoakpark.com/school/athletics and click on “Athletics Registration.”

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Jun 28

One of our favorites, the Class of 2011, is off the college! We were able to assemble this representative sample at the block party today. Best wishes in all you do! Come back to see us, too.

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Jun 28

Ascension Parish gave a wonderful send-off to our beloved pastor, Fr. Larry. The block party had sunny skies, good food, friends and music, and the chance to speak with Fr. Larry. We will pray for you every day!

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Jun 18

As a parent, you know the value of a quality education and just how vital it is to your child’s future. But sometimes the best school option for children may be out of financial reach for Illinois’ working families. That is why the Illinois Kids Campaign advocates for solutions that allow every child to have access to the best school for them and their family.

Read more about this initiative here.

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Jun 17
Shopping Certificate News!

• The Ascension Fundraising Requirement for the 2015-16 school year has been simplified. Families of with an oldest child in k-8, will have a flat obligation of $250, and families with an oldest child in pre-school will have an obligation of $125. Families can meet their fundraising obligation through purchases of Market Day or Shopping Certificates

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Jun 12

This year there are new changes regarding your tuition statements. Starting this year we will be billing tuition August through June. We are still billing the tuition over eleven months, just shifting the start from July to August. Use the tuition schedule to determine your monthly amount due.

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Jun 11

Beginning June 10, the school office will be open from 8 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Thursdays and 8 AM until noon on Fridays.

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Jun 09

Smiles and happy faces, perhaps a few tears, but the school year has come to an end. Learn something new every day! Best wishes to all!

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Jun 09

Ms. Burns lead us in prayer this morning. We prayed for a good summer, in thanksgiving for new friends and old, and for those who are leaving us. Finally, each class was blessed, and we blessed each other. May we be safe and happy, and continue to grow in age, grace and wisdom, as Jesus did.

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Jun 09

Ascension Kindergartners celebrated a milestone in their education on Monday-- graduation! A simple ceremony with songs commenced at 1:30, with fellowship and photos afterwards. See you in August!

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