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American Revolutionary War Project

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: General News

Studying the Revolutionary War is within the Social Studies curriculum for 4th graders.  For grading purposes, each student had to develop a visual project regarding a topic of that war.   Students had to choose between making a CAKE PROJECT- meaning they design a cake of Styrofoam or cardboard that has 5 “slices”.   Each side of a slide has a graphic and two sentences regarding their chosen topic.  A Pizza Box Report – where students created a pizza of paper with 8 slices.  Of course, they got to choose the toppings they wanted (Yum!)  Under each slice of pizza, th...

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HOLES!

Posted on February 26, 2021 in: General News

Holes is a book written by Louis Sachar, which has also been made into a movie.  This year, our 5th graders journeyed through the story of some boys who are sent to Camp Greenlake for the summer.  In educational circles, it isn’t easy to find books that grab the interest of boys, but Holes accomplishes that!   Of course, the girls enjoy the story of this strange summer camp, as well.     As the class finishes each chapter a discussion ensues regarding plot, setting, characters, and theme.  Through discussion, students realize that attitudes and actions of characters can be...

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Recognizing the contributions of African Americans was the focus of study during the month of February for our 3rd graders.  Students were given an individual’s name and were asked to research that person and find quotes attributed to the person.  In addition, each student was given a faded picture of their individual which they were asked to outline.  Several notable Black Americans were represented and student presentations gave hope of unity in our world.        

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When preparing children for success in school and life, it’s more important than ever to educate the whole child.  Assumption’s Early Childhood Program does just that.     The most important function of our Early Childhood curriculum is to guide each child to be a creative, confident thinker. This means offering him/her opportunities for hands on exploration and discovery that help build lifelong critical thinking skills and foster confidence. We value play as a vehicle to understanding the world by challenging your child to question, hypothesize, wonder, predict and investigate. ...

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5th Grade Robo Girlz

Posted on February 09, 2021 in: General News

The Robo Girlz (5th grade girl Robotics) cleaned house last weekend (2/6/2021) at their virtual competition. They competed in 3 different rounds of presentations along with programming and maneuvering a robot to complete missions for points. They won the Champions award (1st place) and Robot Game Performance Award to advance them on to the sectional competition in March!  Congratulations, girls!  

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The NJHS at Assumption School is a highly selective honor society that promotes appropriate recognition for its students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of:   •    Scholarship •    Leadership •    Character •    Service •    Citizenship   7th and 8th grade students who have been at Assumption for the two most recent consecutive quarters and meet the minimum cumulative middle school Grade Point Average (GPA) requirement, currently set at 3.800, are eligible to receive an invitation to ...

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