Please consider baking for the AWC Cookie Walk that will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016! We need 3-4 dozen holiday cookies; please place them in a disposable container that will not be able to be returned. Cookies can be dropped off with curbside delivery, at the gym off Clarence Avenue, during the following times: Friday, December 2, 4:30-6:30pm and Saturday, December 3, from 8-9:30 am.
To sign up, visit http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4fa8ae2ea6f58-cookie
Student Council hosted a Halloween Fun Fair in the Pine Room after school for students in PK-3, PK-4, and Kindergarten on Wednesday, October 18th. Students (and some parents!) enjoyed an afternoon of games, prizes, and treats!. Students in grades 1, 2, and 3 are invited on Thursday, October 26th. Ticket cost 25¢ apiece or 5 for $1.00.
Ascension's string student were treated to a lunchtime concert by SatorDuo in advance of the concert at Ascension Church on Thursday night. SatorDuo, a violinist and classical guitarist, are based in Italy and tour the world sharing their music. Many thanks to Fr. Bob Hutmacker for bringing SatorDuo to our school! The students were awed and delighted, and even received autographs!
Ascension students and students from other Catholic schools help to sort and stock donations from the Soup-er Stadium Challenge!
Plants, plants, plants... We visited the Oak Park Conservatory as part of our study of plants.
Save the date for this year's Ascension Blue Tie Auction—Saturday, November 18. Maureen and Walter Healy will be the honorees at this year's fabulous Blue Tie Auction. The Healy's have been Ascension friends and boosters for many years, and we are proud to have them and their family and friends as guests of honor.
At long last the third graders met their buddies from Mrs. Szot's 6th grade class. Younger students are paired with older students in the Ascension Buddies program. Usually students work together on a project or present something to their Buddies. Students enjoy the special relationships that grow over the years and make Ascension a close-knit Community. More on my Teacher Page,
The 4th graders got to take a closer look at the National Parks our country has to offer. The class learned how to be a smart and responsible researchers and look for key information on their topic. The fourth graders learned about some of the most beautiful places our country has to offer and the wildlife living inside each park. More on my Teacher Page.