Oct 6

The cross country team competed in the Championship Meet at Lewis University last weekend. CLICK THE TITLE for a full list of top finishers!

Many thanks to coaches Nick Brunick, Mike Schmiedeler and Paul Steinhofer!

The 7th grade boys team won the AA team division and finished 2nd within all divisions. Top 50 finishers included:
5th Grade Boys - Marshall Waysok (37)
6th Grade Boys - Jack Loftus (41) Logan Loftus (47)
7th Grade Boys - Evan O'Brien (14) James Zimmer (24) Ross Esposito (27) Tom Schmiedeler (34) Michael Nelligan (35)

Oct 4

Both 3rd grades prepared the liturgy for the Feast of St. Francis. The liturgy began with the story of the Saint's life and the class recitation of the Prayer of St. Francis. Fr. Bob Hutmacher was our celebrant. The entrance procession included four third graders carrying items representing care for the earth.. See all the pictures on both Mrs. Fogarty's and Ms. Kane's Teacher Pages.

Oct 3

A Zero Waste Ambassador training session  jed by Gina Orlando and Kathy Sullivan was held with the entire third grade this afternoon.  As a service project connected with their role in the St. Francis Mass on October 4th, the third graders are all training as Zero Waste Ambassadors, who monitor and provide guidance with the disposal of waste into liquid, compost, recycling, and landfill containers in the Pine Room. See more on Mrs. Kane's Teacher Page.

Sep 28

Ascension Home and School would like to help you get an early start on your holiday shopping! It can never be too early! The Charleston Wrap Fundraiser is Ascension Home and School’s major fundraising effort for the school.  Charleston wrap store has a wide range of wrapping paper and also many gift items to choose from. The money raised goes to support the activities that students love throughout the year:  Buddy Bowling, Buddy Bingo, The Sock Hop, Enrichment Activities, the End of School Picnic and many more. If you would like to order you can visit www.charlestonwrapstore.com. Click the “shop now” icon, then you will select school credit only, and enter the School ID 11671.

Sep 28

Mr. Sengstock didn't throw away his shot – he went to see Hamilton last night! The tickets were a gift from the Class of 2018 and he was delighted to be" in the room where it happened!" Many thanks to the Class of 2018 for their thoughtfulness and generosity.

Sep 27

First graders recently studied the life cycle of the butterfly. In Room 105, we watched a caterpillar develop into a monarch butterfly. Today we let it fly away!

Sep 25

Once it was a dream, and then a plan. Soon it will be a reality – a wonderful new Library Resource Center for all Ascension students. We bet you can't wait to get a look at the immense room filled with books, technology, rugs and furniture, right? Well for now, here is just a peek at the marvelous changes to the space that once was two classrooms.Shelves, cabinets,whiteboards, covered radiators! For the rest you'll have to wait for the Grand Opening in October!

Sep 14

ICE CREAM! Every treat is $1 and benefits the Class of 2019!

Sep 5

Please save the date for Ascension's biggest event of the year - the Blue Tie Auction! This year we will be celebrating a wonderful couple who have devoted decades to our school community, Jill & Chip ('77) Pollard.

The Blue Tie is a wonderful opportunity to show your support of our school while enjoying fabulous food, bidding on amazing items and dancing the night away with friends new and old!

Aug 28

Our beloved, long-standing school motto is receiving an upgrade. Service is an important component to the lives of Ascension students. Students pass this bulletin board on the way into school