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 is sponsoring an ice cream sale after school on Friday for $1. The money raised will be used towards purchasing a present for Father Larry. Shhhh!
June 11 was a special day for our Principal, Mary Jo Burns! At the close of the 11:00 mass, Fr Hurlbert praised Ms. Burns for her 20 years as principal, and Ms. Burns spoke of her proud tenure and confident feelings on her retirement. A receptions followed in he Pine Room, with refreshments, students, parents, guests, hugs and surprises.
Students and teachers began the final day of school as usual, in the classroom with prayer and activities. At 10:00 the school assembled for the year-end Prayer Service, during which we thanked our Wonderful Principal Ms. Burns for her outstanding service to Ascension School. Twenty years! Fr. Bob Hutmacher lead our prayers, and Ms. Burns commissioned each grade to grow in age and wisdom over the summer and to return to face the challenges of the next grade. THANK YOU, Ms. Burns! We will never forget you!
The third graders finished off their year by making a Salt Dough Relief Map of the 48 contiguous states of the U.S.A. Each student assembled their dough at home and then applied it to their map at school. We painted and labeled our own map as true cartographers. Thank you to Mrs. Sego, Mrs.vanThorre,and Mrs. Brunick for your assistance in making this all possible.
7th grade parents of the Class of 2018 hosted the students and parents of the graduating Class of 2017 on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The theme of the evening was "True Colors." Guests enjoyed the wonderful atmosphere and elegant surroundings before a delightful dinner and sweets. Our beloved principal, Ms. Burns, and 8th grade teachers Mr. Sengstock and Mrs. Vainisi-Montelauro began the listing of awards, followed by the teachers presenting individual achievement awards in each subject. Finally, the long-anticipated 8th grade video!
Ascension welcomed back the 8th grade Class of 2013. the centennial class of our school! Now graduating high school seniors, they walked Ascension's halls together wearing their college shirts and accepting the applause of the current students. Best wishes! More pictures have been added.
The entire school surprised beloved Principal Mary Jo Burns at an assembly today. Each class sang a song or recited for her, and former Director of Religious Education Mrs. Ondrla spoke of Ms. Burns' faith, strength and wisdom. Former students from almost every graduating class spoke and then the students who WILL graduate also came forward. Finally, a lovely gift was presented and Fr. Hurlbert gave a blessing.
Scheduled for last week, we were rained out, so on May 25 we walked to the parks and had a blast! Many thanks to Home and School for a fun and fabulous time, to Ms. Burns and all the staff and to Sheryl Renee Bernard and Ms. Makowski for all the pictures!