Sep 18

 Ascension's 4th grade team played the Ascension 3rd grade team this evening and the game resulted in a 0-0 tie. Both teams gave it their all, and it's wonderful to see smiles all around at the conclusion. Good Game!

Thanks to Mrs. Bernard for the outstanding photos.

Sep 10

After several weeks of training our intrepid Ascension runners took to the grassy hills and dales at Downer's Grove for the first Cross Country meet of the season. Ascension competed with 26 other teams in the suburban parochial league meet on Saturday. The Chargers were led by the 7th Grade Boys who finished 2nd in the team competition. Individual ribbon winners (top 25) were as follows:
Rosie Nowicki (24) - 5th Grade
James Zimmer (15) - 7th Grade
Evan O'Brien (19) - 7th Grade
Ross Esposito (21) 7th Grade
Lizzie Brunick (18) 7th Grade

Jun 4

It's time to elect Student Council officers for 2018-19! Today the 2nd floor halls were decorated with fun and colorful posters, aiming to sway the vote. Tomorrow is Button Day, followed be speeches by the candidates on Wednesday and, naturally, the election.

Mar 27

Excitement is growing for the 2018 Kathy Adams Run-a-Thon, coming up soon on April 13th! Take a look at our Run-a-Thon Video on the Run-a-Thon Page, and remember that pledges can be made online! Keep running and rope-jumping during Easter Break!

Mar 22

Our K-4th grade chess club won first place for primary grades at the St. Mary of Riverside Chess Scholars tournament last month. Very impressive! Congratulations to the whole team!

Mar 12

The excitement was palpable in the gym on Friday night as our 6th and 8th grade boys won their games against St Vincent. The  5th boys fought valiantly but were defeated, Grade 7 won over St. John Vianney. We had a great crowd of dedicated parents and fans! There's nothing like the excitement of Pack the Place at Ascension! Go Chargers!

Mar 8

View Gallery  Reading Olympics is a team competition for 5th graders. What enthusiastic readers! Students create teams of three and invent a catchy team name, then answer lots of questions about the required books they have read. Here are this year's results:
Reading Rogue Turtles - Catherine, Samantha and Margaret (1st)
Rapid Readers - Henry, James and Logan (2nd)
Reading Revolution - Sammy, Nico, Jorge (3rd).

Mar 6

On Saturday, March 3rd, eight Ascension students participated in the Band Solo Festival. Students perform on their instruments and are evaluated by judges for musicianship. Mr. Shepera is pleased to announce the results:
4th graders Emerson Diebold, alto sax, GOLD, Morrison Luban, trumpet, GOLD, 5th grader Grace Treese, clarinet, GOLD, 6th graders Karla Armadillo, clarinet, GOLD, Declan Huggins, trumpet, GOLD. 7th graders Adrian Salgado, alto sax, GOLD, Dario Santoy, alto sax, GOLD, and 8th grader Finley Huggins, clarinet, GOLD. Congratulations on the outstanding accomplishment!

Feb 1

3rd graders are avid penny collectors! Today they are wearing favorite sports jerseys, and besides being excited about the Collection, they are anxious to go Buddy Bowling with their 6th grade Buddies!

Jan 17

The final rounds of the 2018 Geography Bee were held on Tuesday morning. From a challenging field of 10 finalists, Ella Lee emerged as this year’s winner. Finley Huggins took 2nd place. Congratulations to Ella, Finley, and all who participated, including our judges!