Primary grades celebrate the Advent season through prayer and activities. Visit the school and you will see many Advent wreaths and poems about Jesus. Second graders are learning about Christmas traditions from countries around the world.
Today was our final all-school mass of the year. Our first graders participated as readers, lectors, and petition readers. The story of St. Juan Diego's vision of Mary was presented by three 7th graders, from the vision to the visits to the local Bishop, concluding with the shower of roses from his cloak, now miraculously picturing the Virgin of Guadalupe. After communion, the first graders sang La Guadalupana in Spanish; trey had been prepared by Ms. Bowdy, Mrs. Blatner and Ms. Sefton.
Remember to register by returning your permission slip! Students in grades 4 - 8 are invited to have some fun and keep active in the annual Ascension 3-on-3 Holiday Tournament. Read more details, sign up to help and complete the permission slip. This year’s tournament runs Wednesday, December 26, through Friday, December 28, 2018. Games are played between 9am – 2pm.
Ms. Robak and Mrs. Coffman have been very busy these last weeks, rehearsing students for the Christmas Concert! The Concert takes place in Ascension church and starts at 7:00 PM on Thursday, December 13. A long-standing Ascension tradition, the concert features songs and carols of the Advent and Christmas season and Scripture readings telling the Christmas story. Ms. Robak says the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders are ready and anxious to sing out – especially the finale! Mrs.