May 20

Saturday, May 18 was the 3rd annual Home & School Spaghetti Dinner. Yummy pasta, meatballs, and garlic bread led to conversation, fun and dancing to music from the DJ. Many thanks to Cheryl Bernard for taking pictures and for providing this link to all the pictures!

May 13

This afternoon, medals were awarded for exemplary success in this year's Kathy Adams Run-a-Thon. Classes assembled in the courtyard with their Buddies to applause for running laps, and then students lined up for an ice cream treat for earning well over the amount projected! Congratulations to all medalists, all runners and especially the phenomenal Run-a-Thon Committee!

May 3

Friday, May 3, 2019 dawned sunny and mild – perfect for welcoming our favorite grandparents and grand-friends to our school! Visits to classrooms, taking photographs, having refreshments and attending mass, all shared with our loved ones!

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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.