National Catholic Schools Week theme this year is – “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.
It highlights our focus on faith development, academic excellence and dedication to community service. The following activities and events show how Ascension School is doing this as a community.
Sunday, January 27, 2019 Family Mass at 9:00 and Open House for Current and New Families.
All Ascension School families are invited to begin our Catholic School Week with the 9:00 a.m. Ascension Parish Mass. Students are asked to wear their school uniform and will receive an "Out of Uniform" coupon to be redeemed on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The first reading will be done by an Ascension student. Other students will participate in the Liturgy – altar servers, presentation of the gifts and choristers.
In anticipation of the 2019-20 School Year, Ascension will have an Open House after the 9 until 12:00 noon on Sunday, January 27, 2019. Faculty and Staff along with Home & School Reps and School Board Members will be in the building to answer questions and greet friends old and new. Stop by and look at your students’ classroom for next year. All are welcome!
Monday, January 28 - Out of Uniform Day– Pajama Bottoms Day
Students wear pajama bottoms and a sweatshirt or T-shirt to school. NO FOOTIE or ONSIE PAJAMAS ALLOWED.
A sign-up will be sent home for STEM donations to the Ursuline Center.
Meet an Illustrator Day – a Buddy Event –Ascension Parent Katie Broussard, illustrator of Audacious Ignatius, will read to students in PK-3 and Buddy Groups PK-4 - 8.
Tuesday, January 29 - Out of Uniform Day - Dress as your favorite Hero or Superhero
Geography Bee Finals - 4th Period (10:25 - 11:07)
Wednesday, January 30 - Out of Uniform Day - "Dress Up" or School Uniform Day
Ascension School All School Mass 9:30 a.m. "Living a Saintly Life"
Thursday, January 31, 2019 -Out of Uniform Day - Sports Jersey Day - Buddy Bowling & Pizza Day
Ascension School students will participate in Buddy Bowling sponsored by the Ascension School Home and School Association. The dress code for the day is sports jersey day. Students must wear sneakers with white or light colored soles. Students will follow the out-of-uniform day guidelines in the Ascension Handbook. Note: There will be no parking on the east side of Clarence Avenue on this day.
Friday, February 1 -Mismatched Clothing and Crazy Hair Day
Ascension School students can show their silly side and wear mismatched clothing. Students must follow the out-of-uniform day guidelines in the Ascension Handbook (NO hair dye, hair coloring spray, hats, face make up etc.).
Mini Chargers Playgroup
We meet at 9:00 in the Pine Room for a reading of the book Audacious Ignatius.
Faculty v. 8th Grade Volleyball Game in the Gym
Ascension School grade 8 vs Ascension faculty and staff at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Home and School Service Day