Mar 19

Students and staff stay focused as they anticipate a week of Spring Break. The 8th graders study wave interference, while first graders determine greater than or less than. The Drama Club presented The enchanted Bookshop at two performances.Many classes celebrated St. Patrick's Day and dancers performed after Friday's fish fry. Mrs. Vanisi is so grateful for all the donations for the children of Rwanda! We are having a Book Fair in the Ursuline  Center, and the Pine Room hosted Ben Franklin, thanks to Home and School!

Mar 15

Take a look at these cute ascension girls who performed Irish Dancing at the ascension fish fry on March 15. 

Feb 6

Fr. Hurlbert, Faculty and students celebrated mass a week late due to the freezing cold last Wednesday. The introduction to mass and the readings and petitions were read with clarity and fluency by students from Grade 3. Ms. Rodde gave an inspired homily on last week Tuesday's theme of Heroes and Superheroes, relating them to Jesus and His powers.

Feb 4

The Family Service Project Day in the school gym on Saturday February 2nd finished off Catholic Schools week. From 1:30-3:30 families came together to assemble care packages and Valentine's day cards for our local chapter of Meals On Wheels, the Hines Veterans' Administration Hospital and residents of the Ronald McDonald House at Loyola Hospital! Many thanks to Home & School and to Cheryl Bernard  for the pictures in our Gallery!

Dec 3

Children of all ages were delighted when Mr. Claus himself arrived at Ascension's Cocoa With Claus on Sunday! Crafts, food, fun, carols, and the magic of the season all contributed to a wonderful afternoon. Thanks, Santa! Thanks to everyone who helped make Cocoa with Claus so memorable! .

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Nov 18

Our Amazing Blue Tie Auction took place on Saturday, November 17 in the school gym. Wonderfully displayed items received plenty of attention from guests who were happy to bid! A delicious dinner was served, courtesy of Chef Vogel, and then the live auction began. A highlight of the evening was the Auction Video, encouraging our guests to fund Ascension's Mission with STEM curricula during the next year. Alumni John Pollard described his incredible parents, this year's honorees Jill and Chip Pollard. Enjoy our pictures and the 2018 Paddle Raise Auction video!

2018 Auction Video
Nov 8


Cocoa with Claus is on Sunday, December 2nd, at Ascension School in the Pine Room  from 12:00 noon until 1:30 pm  Come and join us for this FREE Home and School sponsored event. 

All parishioners & school families are invited to "Cocoa with Claus". Come have your picture taken with Santa and enjoy some delicious hot cocoa, light snacks, children’s crafts, music and more! It’s a wonderful event for kids and kids at heart. 

Nov 2

 Today our talented music teacher, Ms. Robak, lead children in music and movement! She brought along tambourines and other instruments that were perfect for little hands and sang song and played musical games with the children. Complimentary treats and coffee were served.

Oct 27

Student Council hosted a Halloween Fun Fairs in the Pine Room after school last Thursday. Students in PK-3, PK-4, and Kindergarten had a lot of fun! Thanks, Student Council! The 2nd Halloween Fun Fair for grades 1, 2, and 3 is on Monday, October 29. Pictures of the Fun Fair are HERE


Oct 21

The official Grand Opening of the new Ursuline Center was a rousing success! Parents, students, teachers and parishioners came over after the 11:00 mass on Sunday, and everyone was delighted!

Formerly two classrooms, the Center is spacious – vast! – and yet there was room for all. With white boards that double as screens, projectors mounted on the ceiling, tables that can be arranged multiple ways and soft, colorful furniture, everyone had a favorite element! And hundreds of books!