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June 29, 2018

Welcome to the Ascension School 2018 -2019 school year!  This year marks Ascension’s 107th year of providing quality Catholic education in the spirit of love, kindness and respect.  Thank you for the opportunity to lead a school that has such a rich history and tradition!


Summer Office Location and Hours


The Ascension School office has been moved to the Kindergarten classroom off the courtyard (door #9) during construction. The Ascension School office will be closed the week of July 2 in honor of the Fourth of July holiday.  From July 9 to July 27, the office will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  During the week of July 30, the office will be back to regular office hours, Mondays to Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


School Supplies for Fall 

It's never too soon to start thinking about a new box of colorful crayons, fresh pencils and folders for every subject! The 2018-19 School Supply List is an easy way to get everything – order a School Supply Kit from SchoolToolBox today! 

School Supply List 2018-19 By Grade

School Supply Kits and Prices


Medical, Dental and Eye Examination Reports

At your leisure during the summer months, please fill out the included paperwork and return it, along with any necessary fees.  The paperwork and fees can be dropped off or mailed to the Ascension School office. 

New families and families with children in kindergarten and grade 6 need to provide State of Illinois “Certification of Child Health Examination Forms” to the school office by August 10, 2018.

State of Illinois “Proof of School Dental Examinations Forms” must be submitted to the school office for all students entering kindergarten, grade 2 and grade 6 by August 10, 2018.

State of Illinois “Eye Examination Reports” must be submitted to the school office for all kindergarten students by August 10, 2018.

All forms are available on the school website www.ascensionoakpark.com on the Admission page under the Forms tab or at your doctor’s office.

When the completed paperwork and fees are dropped off, you will receive your child(ren)’s homeroom assignments for the 2018 - 2019 school year!  The final drop-off date for ALL paperwork and fees is Friday, August 10.


Mark your calendars!  The 2018 – 2019 Ascension School year will begin on August 20! Kindergarten through grade 8 students will be in school from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  All PK 3 and PK 4 classes will have a back-to-school open house from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  The first full day of school will be August 21.  There will be NO Extended Day Services on Monday, August 20.


Have a blessed and safe summer break.  If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Maryanne Polega




Home & School News 





Get Involved 
Home & School your Parent Teacher Organization is looking for parents to join our board for the 2018-2019 school year! Interested in getting involved in your child's school events while having fun making new friends with fellow parents? This is the committee for you! For more information, please contact Juliette Dols, H&S President at email. Board membership is non-elected. Any parent or guardian of a student is welcome to join the board.





Important Attachments



2018-2019 School Calendar 2018-2019 Home and School Note 2018-2019
​Extended Day Program Registration
2018-2019 School Supply List by Grade

Photo and Academic  Work Permission Slip



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