May 22

Run-a-Thon Awards, May 22, 2017

Ms. Burns presided over her 20th Run-a-Thon Awards Assembly today! Many THANKS to the Run-a-Thon Committee for all the planning, organizing, presenting, and collecting. Congratulations to all runners for helping support our fine school, and also to those whose achievements were tops in their class.  Go Chargers!

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May 22

A Busy Week!

Monday is the Run-a-Thon Awards Assembly in the gym at 2:10 PM.
Tuesday is the 8th grade Sports Award Night in the Pine Room at 7:00 PM.
Wednesday is the 8th grade Ribbons Prayer Service in church at 9:30 AM.
Thursday is the School Picnic Rain Date-- pray for sunny weather!
Friday there is NO SCHOOL for Staff Development.

And  enjoy the Memorial Day Weekend: No school on Monday, May 29.

Apr 7

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Mother Guerin Art Competition

Several of Ascension's outstanding artists submitted works for the Mother Guerin Art Competition on April 6. Congratulations to all! Here are the results of the competition:
Evelyn Franklin - First Place Drawing
Tony Avalos - Third Place Drawing
Sam Hansen - First Place Painting
Chelsea Quiroga - Third Place Painting
Maeve Lundt - Third Place Scupture

Other Participants:
Maddie Nistl, Ruthie Petrick, Chloe Seavey, Tyler Whetstone, Maro Aroutiunian, Angie Berggren, Katie Bartlett, Violet Meyer, Gillian Larson and Rocco Sennello 

Mar 22

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Band Festival Awards

Ascension sent 13 soloists to this year's solo festival, in Schaumburg who performed extremely well.   Paulina Harnisch received a GOLD medal with a PERFECT SCORE! In addition, 7 other Ascension musicians earned gold medals and 6 musicians earned silver! A complete list is in this week's Weekly Mailing.

Feb 27

Sports News. . .

7th Grade Boys Basketball won the Consolation Bracket at the Mount St. Carmel Tournament Sunday. Congratulations, 7th graders and coaches!

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Feb 21

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Placement Test Results

100% of the Class of 2017 was accepted at their first choice Catholic high school!  Ascension's Class of 2017 had 22 students test at Fenwick, eight test at St. Ignatius, four test at Guerin Prep, two test at Nazareth, and one test at Montini. Congratulations!

Feb 13

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Boys' Pack the Place '17

Friday was Boys' Pack the Place! Our Chargers played Divine Providence, and grades 5, 6 and 8 won! Athletic Director Dan Kane added an album of pictures on our Facebook Page. Not on Facebook? Join! Search for "Ascension Elementary School" with our blue logo and LIKE our page!

 

he winning performance by Sarah.
Feb 12

We've Got Talent

Many talented students in grades 5-8 performed on February 9. After careful deliberation, the winner is Sarah Kohout! Congratulations to all and especially to Sarah.

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Feb 7

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Trivia Night

Get your team together and Register for Ascension School's grown-up fun night, Trivia Night, March 11, 2017. Trivia Night benefits the Regan W. Pierce Scholarship Fund of Ascension School. $25 per person or $250 for a team of 10. Register online here!

TRIVIA NIGHT IS A 21+ EVENT STARTING AT 7:00 pm IN THE PINE ROOM.
TEAMS MAY BRING FOOD FOR THEIR TABLE, NO BEVERAGES PLEASE
DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

Feb 5

Friday Volleyball

Go Teachers! The 4th graders cheered on the teachers at the annual catholic schools week volley ball game.