Dec 11

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Lego League Competition

Chicago West Speer Academy hosted First LEGO League on Sunday, December 10.  Ascension Technology Club sent 18 team members.  Mr. Matt Mueller, Ms. Mindy Dillon ,and Mr. Jason Huggins served as team moderators.  The competition celebrates students’ dedication for engineering, research and robotics!

Dec 7

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Enter the Geography Bee!

Ascension School will be conducting its 18th Annual Geography Bee in January. Interested students in grades 4 to 8 have two opportunities to take the 50-question qualifying exam to earn one of the 35 participant spots in the Bee.  We must have permission slips for students to stay after school to take the qualifying exam on December 14. Here is the permission slip. More details in this week's Mailing!

Dec 4

Permission Slips!

Home and School is sending grades 1 - 8 to the Nutcracker Ballet at Dominican University on December 11. We need a Nutcracker permission slip for each child A.S.A.P.! 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament permission slips are due Tuesday!

Nov 29

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Reading Olympics

Ascension fifth graders competed in the Fall Reading Olympics on Wednesday, November 29th. Eleven teams squared off to answer difficult questions about nine books. The Sensational Bookworms, comprised of Ella, Kelsey, Maya, and Grace, emerged with a one-point victory at the end of seven close rounds. They will go on to compete against the winning teams from 11 other Oak Park and River Forest schools on Friday, December 8th. Good luck Bookworms!  Read more and see our pictures!

 

Nov 15

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Fenwick Math Competition

Thank you to David Schluelter for preparing the Ascension Math Team for the Fenwick Math Competition that was held on Saturday, November 11.  Ascension School came in 3rd place in the small school division and Finley Huggins came in 1st place in the small school division! Congratulations!

Nov 15

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Science Competition

Congratulations to the Ascension Science Team for placing Second Place overall in the Fenwick Science Contest.  The team is coached by Mrs. Theresa Szot.

Oct 26

Classic League Champs!

Congratulations to the 8th grade soccer team!

Oct 4

Cross Country Meet #5

September 30 was a glorious day for the Championship Cross Country Meet at Lewis University. Congratulations, runners!

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Sep 24

4th Grade Soccer

On Saturday, September 23,  Ascension's 4th grade soccer team played the Forest Park 2 and won 6-0! Way to go, 4th Grade!

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Sep 24

CC At Kress Creek Farm!

Our intrepid runners competed on Saturday, September 23, 2017 Details to follow!

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