Jan 16

Banners are ready, Lady Chargers are ready! In honor of Girls' Pack the Place, all Ascension students can wear Ascension wear on Friday, January 18.  Students can wear their gym uniform or follow the Out-of-Uniform Days Policy in the handbook with any Ascension shirt or Ascension sweatshirt. Be sure to come to the gym Friday, January 18 to cheer on Grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 on the hour starting at 5:00 sharp! Reminder - Friday is a Pizza Lunch day to benefit the 8th grade! No hot lunch or milk will be served.

Jan 15

The quiet halls of Ascension belie the fascinating activities and work going on in the classrooms! You'd see Science and Nature lessons, foreign language activities, art and STEM projects, creative writing assignments, literature, testing, and a dash of fun! Be sure to visit the Teacher Pages mentioned in the photo captions to learn the whole stories. Our teachers are the best!

Jan 14

As we enter the 2nd half of the 2nd Trimester, students will be taking the ACT Aspire Interim Assessments for reading this week, on  January 14, 15 and 16. Next week the students be again be in the Ursuline Center for the  Math assessments on January 22, 23 and concluding on the 28th.

Jan 14

Friday, January 18 is the Girl's Pack the Place Tournament! Our Lady Chargers will face off agains St. Vincent Ferrer in what promises to bea tremendous evening! Play begins at 5:00 with the 5th grade girls and continues by grade on the hour until at 8:00 all 8th grade squads go up in the final game! You won't want to miss any of the action! Concession stand will be open – Ascension families: make it a night of Basketball action! All are welcome!

Jan 11

Our PK-4 students got busy this week making penguins! With the help of their teachers and aides they created this winter wonderland bulletin board for the office lobby. It will bring cheer to all this January. Well done!

Jan 11

Ascension faculty and staff had a treat today – an out-of-professional-attire day witheir Ascension Spirit Wear! Adults had a choice of styles to select as a Christmas gift. What a great way to celebrate the end of the first week of 2019!

Jan 10

DId you know that the Ursuline Center is also our "Maker Space?" The flexible space and moveable furniture make this an ideal place for classroom projects and presentations, as well as STEM projects. Recently Mrs. Flowers and Mrs. Doherty led the 4th graders in a weaving lesson. Take a look ln the Ursuline Center!

Jan 9

Watch out, Jeff Kinney! Students in Room 108 took a page from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid author to create personal narrative stories with graphic novel elements. Students wrote the final draft using their newly-minted cursive writing skills! More on Ms. Kane's Teacher Page!

Jan 9

Trivia Night is back! Mark your calendar for February 2, 2019 from 7 - 10 PM. Get your friends together for an evening of friendly competition and fundraising for scholarships!! Bring food for your table, drinks will be available to purchase. Just $25 per player (max 10 per team). 

Jan 8

And students and staff were doing activities related to our curriculum right up until December 21st! The String Orchestras had their concert, Buddies worked with Buddies, Civil War dioramas were constructed and te 4th graders presented their pageant of the Story of Jesus' Birth. It's a New Year and we're half-way through the Second Trimester; we can't wait to see what's coming up at Ascension!