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Watch us grow! Assumption School is seeking to hire a new preschool teacher and two more instructional (teacher) aides for the 2022-2023 school year! If you are seeking to work in a loving, faith-based environment where learning challenges and inspires your students, then we need you! Interviews ...

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Assumption School is excited to publicize that the Missouri State Treasurer’s Office has approved the Today and Tomorrow Educational Foundation (TTEF) as an Educational Assistance Organization (EAO) for the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program (MOScholars). The new MOScholars scho...

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If you know someone who thinks they can’t afford a Catholic education at Assumption School, please spread the good news that additional financial assistance is now available in Missouri! Assumption School is excited to publicize that the Office of the Missouri State Treasurer has approved t...

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When the school year ends at Assumption School in O’Fallon, summer vacation and summer camps begin! A variety of two-day and weeklong adventures await those who are pre-registered for these fun and educational experiences during the months of June and July. Taught by certified teachers, the...

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When it comes to learning about Missouri history, third-grade students at Assumption School in O’Fallon continue to bring history to life through the art of storytelling in a very unique setting. The student’s “Famous Missouri Wax Museum,” an annual living history walk, has b...

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Newly Elected NJHS Officers

Posted on May 05, 2022 in: General News

The National Junior Honor Society is an international student organization that consists of chapters in middle schools. Assumption’s chapter began in 2019 under the direction of Missy Neiswander, School Counselor.  The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) elevates Assumption’s ...

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The annual Gateway to Innovation Conference provides a unique opportunity for our region’s IT leadership to gather and to grow the IT industry in the St. Louis region. The Assumption F.I.R.S.T. Lego  League Team named RoboGirlz was invited to attend the conference held at the America&rsqu...

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Mrs. Chassaniol and Mrs. Schenk join forces to create a wonderful CSI mystery.  Using Science and Social Studies, students in 6,7, and 8th were faced with a pretend situation:  a fire burned down the library.  Of course, there was the crime scene with evidence and the behind the scene...

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The American Heart Association has named Assumption School as one of the top 25 schools in the St. Charles region for raising the most money for healthy hearts.  Our students have been learning how to be heart healthy, as well as help others through our service-learning program.  ...

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Using air-dry clay, the 5th graders designed their own pinch or coil pot.  After drying, the pots were sealed and then students painted them as the final touch.. Here’s the process they used: Step 1: Roll a Ball of Clay Air-dry clay is very cool! It’s easy to work with an...

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As 8th graders move into the last month of school, they continue their hands-on learning of science, with this being Engineering Design.  Students had three choices to develop, design and build their working design:  Pinball Machine, Video Game Board, or Foosball table. The engineering ...

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Benji Boss and Gwen Briz – finalists in the Respect Life Essay Contest Since 1979, the contest has provided an opportunity for eighth grade students in the Archdiocese of St. Louis to reflect, pray, research and write about the Gospel of Life and the virtue of chastity. Contest participants...

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T. Johnson places 9th in State Chess Tourney The Missouri Chess Association hosted the Missouri State Scholastic Chess Championship on Saturday at Battle High School in Columbia on Saturday, March 19th. Ranging from kindergartners to seniors in high school, more than 200 students from across the ...

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Metamorphosis: (in an insect or amphibian) the process of transformation from an immature form to an adult form in two or more distinct stages.       Assumption Kindergarteners experienced a marvel over the last 3 weeks of school.  Tiny black caterpillars arrived one day, a...

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THIS week, our Assumption Student Council is offering an Easter Jelly Bean Contest for Pre-K through 8th grade.  Each student in preK through 1 will receive a FREE guess on the small container. For grades 2nd through 8th grade, the students can bring $.25 for a chance to guess how man...

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Lenten Shadow Stations

Posted on March 31, 2022 in: General News

The most powerful experience of the stations is one that was presented by Mrs. Welby’s 3rd grade class on March 25th.  Students came to the front of the Chapel, some being readers of the Stations, while others the actors behind the screen.  As the reading is announced, the light behi...

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  By: TonyTramelli, MA, LPC (West County Psychological Associates)            Our relationships with technology have been challenging for everyone during the pandemic, but this has been especially true for parents. With students learning...

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In 2021, the Missouri General Assembly passed HB349 and SB86 which established the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program, MOScholars. The law can provide scholarships of $6375 per child, which can be used to attend a Catholic school.  The money would come from personal donations,...

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Every seven (7) years, Assumption goes through a formal process known as a Non-Public School Accreditation.  This requires the school to develop three (3) committees to review our current policies and practices, then each committee to develop a goal to be addressed within the next seven (7) yea...

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The following students represented Assumption School at the St Dominic Math Festival: Grade 6: Timmy Johnson, Sam Molitor, Daniel Duffy, Charlotte Thomas, Colby Arnold, Matthew Cook, Danica Willis, Sam Illy, Ivy Schenk, and Timothy Dang Grade 7: Ben Heckhart and Declan Jeffreies Grade 8: Jack Eck...

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Cotillion Class of 2022

Posted on February 23, 2022 in: General News

You might wonder what Cotillion is, and why we would offer this program each year to our graduating class.   The 8th grade cotillion supplements Assumption’s efforts to instill respect and responsibility in each child.  The skills taught assist students as they prepare to transi...

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ABVM 2022 Spelling Bee

Posted on February 14, 2022 in: General News

Thanks to Mrs.Woytus, moderator, Mrs. McHugh, Mrs. Bowman, Mrs. Ryan, judges, and Mrs. Begley, microphone, the 2022 Spelling Bee was a great success.  Initially, each homeroom, 4th through 8th, had their own Spelling Bee, and determined a Winner and a Runner Up.  The Runners Up were nee...

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2022 National Junior Honor Society Induction On February 7th, our local chapter of the National Junior Honor Society, inducted several new members.  Since 1929, the National Junior Honor Society has been recognizing the highest achieving students in grades 6-9. Modeled after its well-known c...

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One of the most exciting times in learning is hands-on experiences, which is a weekly occurrence in 3rd grade.  The Star Student, this week being Alex Mininni, chose as his project for the class – a gem dig – and does he love studying rocks and gems. Alex brought in several N...

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Catholic Schools Week and SNOW!

Posted on February 07, 2022 in: General News

Catholic Schools’ Week Recap It takes commitment of those who are faith-filled and education minded, to allow Assumption to stand strong for 150 years.  Your dedication to Catholic education has benefitted thousands of children living in O’Fallon over those years.  It is ama...

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Meteorology is the science dealing with the atmosphere and its phenomena, including both weather and climate.   The local weather people are well-versed in meteorology and also in creating the graphic displays that are used to help visually see the weather and its impact on the local ...

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National Kazoo Day!

Posted on January 28, 2022 in: General News

On January 28th, we celebrate National Kazoo Day and Mrs. Welby’s class enjoyed learning how to play kazoos.   Most people think that the small end goes into the moth, however, after watching a video, students knew to place the LARGE end into their mouth and HUM the song into the kaz...

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CELEBRATE Catholic Schools

Posted on January 21, 2022 in: General News

Catholic Schools' Week is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. Sponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association, schools observe the week with Masses, open houses, and other activities for students, families, parishioners and community members. Nationally, ...

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The Knights of Columbus sponsored 2 contests , each with a monetary award for winning students, during the Christmas Season.  One was an Art Contest, where K through 8th students depicted their Artistic idea: “Keeping Christ in Christmas”.  Keeping Christ in Christmas &n...

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May Christ fill your Hearts throughout this Christmas Season Love came, held safely within a gentle womb All the truth, majesty, and creativity of a living God Poured into a tiny heart Making a quiet entrance in a dark and uninviting shack Just one star shone anew as a handful of ...

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Assumption Robotics Teams ROCK!

Posted on December 14, 2021 in: General News

The Assumption Middle School robotics team attended a Qualfiier at MICDS. The Robo Dragons (Anna Kleckner, Ben Hembrock, Audrey Meyer, Clayton Foster, Declan Jeffries, Ben Heckart, Garrett Drohr) did a fantastic job of presenting their research project. Additionally they attained the ...

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Christmas Carolers at Twin Oaks

Posted on December 11, 2021 in: General News

Twin Oaks O’Fallon  was built with the belief that those that enter our doors are family. The founder Mary Ann Huber had a vision to provide an inviting place for residents to enjoy their friends, their families, and their independence. In 1981, Mary Ann’s vision became re...

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Veterans Are Not Forgotten at Christmas using the Read for the Record Program As we continue to educate our students, we also remember our veterans who placed themselves in a position of danger in order to protect us.  This year, through a program called Read FOR THE RECORD, our students...

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We recognize that the cost of tuition may be a financial sacrifice.  Financial aid/programs and Scholarships are available from the Today and Tomorrow Education Foundation, the Archdiocesan Catholic Education Office and from our  Assumption Parish.   Applications for financial aid/...

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Read for the Record and Veterans

Posted on November 17, 2021 in: General News

Veterans Are Not Forgotten at Christmas using the Read for the Record Program As we continue to educate our students, we also remember our veterans who placed themselves in a position of danger in order to protect us.  This year, through a program called READ FOR THE RECORD, our student...

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Each year, Assumption sends campers to the YMCA Camp Lakewood to experience education in the out-of-doors.  With the pandemic going strong last spring, our then 6th graders were unable to attend, so to make up for lost time, that same group – now 7th graders- have arrived at camp. The ...

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Veteran's Day at Assumption

Posted on November 11, 2021 in: General News

Veteran’s Day - Remembering our Heroes In 1954, President Dwight D Eisenhower signed a law passed by the Congress of the United States Congress to mark November 11 as a legal holiday passed a law to mark Nov. 11 as a legal holiday known as Veteran’s Day to honor Veterans from all wars. ...

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Meet our 5 Robotic Teams

Posted on November 02, 2021 in: General News

Robosaders This 7th grade team that has been together since second grade.  They competed two years in FLL Junior before competing at the FLL level in 4th and 5th grade.  Last year, due to Covid, they opted to sit the year out rather than compete virtually.  Members include, fro...

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 Hands-on Science is essential in Assumption’s Curriculum.  The term “science” encompasses a broad world of events such as weather, the solar system, animal and plant life and more. And while students will explore these niche aspects of science as they mature through t...

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Pumpkin Decorating Contest 2021

Posted on October 25, 2021 in: General News

There’s nothing better that the Pumpkin Decorating Contest @ Assumption Halloween is always exciting for students.  The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, P...

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Fall Festival 2021

Posted on October 20, 2021 in: General News

Fall Festival is a great time to build a community within our parish and school.  Through friends, laughter, and some fun, we take time to enjoy God’s gift of “other people”.  Last weekend was no exception! One of the highlights for students was the “Pie in the F...

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Each year on October 4, the Feast of St. Franics of Assisi, we gather for the Blessing of our Pets.  This year, families and pets gathered in the Outdoor Classroom about 2PM along with all of our students.  Turtles, fish, dogs, and cats enjoyed the love shown to them by the students while&...

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Extra-Curriculars at Assumption

Posted on October 04, 2021 in: General News

Athletics, of course!  BUT… what other EXTRA-curriculars are offered? There is no doubt that Assumption Athletics offer wonderful sports opportunities for our students from PreK through 8th grade.  But, oftentimes, people are unaware of other extra-curriculars that we offer to st...

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Grade 3- to 8 Robotics Making Robots with a purpose is commonplace at Assumption.  With students from grades 3 through 8 and the adults moderators that sponsor these robotics teams, we truly have an outstanding Robotics Program. Older students in the past have had to design and progra...

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You may be aware that our PreK through Grade 2 STEaM Lab will be opening in late-October. But did you know that we are now opening an Enrichment Lab for Grades 3 and 4? Tere Bowman, a new Learning Consultant, has a background that includes ENRICHMENT programming and has started the lab for grade...

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As the country pays tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks and those who rushed in to help on September 11, 2001, the City of O’Fallon invited Assumption Middle School students to attend the Remembrance Ceremony on Friday, September 10, 2021.   The presidential proclamation ...

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Our 150th year as a school and parish brings back memories and opportunities.  One idea for this year’s celebration is have a drone take a picture of our entire student body.  All students and faculty/staff will be designing  the “1”, the “5” and the &ldq...

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Each year Middle School Principals are asked to nominate students for the Joseph Baldwin Academy held at Truman State during the summer months.  Nomination qualitfications are identified as those  who are high achievers as indicated by GPA, IQ, enrollment in gifted courses, high standardiz...

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Did you ever have a challenge that was so much fun that you had to tell someone?  Today, I had two visitors to my office to talk about FRED, the great 5th grade challenge. Sallisa and Aiden, both 5th graders, provided their awesome experience in detail – and with much excitement. Studen...

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Two of our current 8th grade students were invited to attend the Joseph Baldwin Academy (JBA) at Truman State University during Summer, 2021.  This three-week residential program has an academically challenging curriculum for grades 7-8.    Sydney Moore and Logan Szachniewski were ...

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When Assumption received the $331,000 grant to improve learning, teachers reviewed our curriculum and State standards to better develop plans for teaching.  Our teachers, PreK through 2nd grade, decided that a “STEaM” (STEaM refers to science, technology, engineering, art ...

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Maker Space: Created by God and Build for a purpose, was the theme for this year's VBS (Vacation Bible School).  Mrs. Angie Howe, Coodinator of the Program worked with several adultas and teens to create a faith filled environment where students learned about our faith, God as our Maker - a...

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During CSI Camp the students learned about Forensic science, fingerprinting, hair sampling and actually made fake blood. They used the fake blood to do an experiment about blood splattering. Students played the game Clue and we had a guest speaker, Mr. Kiethley, a St. Louis County Bomb and...

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Cheer Camp at Assumption

Posted on June 15, 2021 in: General News

Cheer camp, run by Mrs. Stacy Cassaniol, is desinged  for our Assumption primary girls to learned cheers, jumps, a dance, and stunting from the St. Dominic Crusader Cheerleaders.   In addition, they also played cheer games and made a cheer bow that they wore for our Che...

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Because of donations made to the school from various parents and organizations, in the last semester of 20-21, Dr. Hensley worked with a group of students (Benji Boss,  Natalie Frazier, Molly Lawrence, Belle Lutostanski, Cate McCulloch, Colin Olsen) to determine ways to improve our school throu...

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Field Day 2021

Posted on June 14, 2021 in: General News

Friday, May 14th was magnificent- breezy, 70 degrees and sunny.  An amazing day for our annual Field Day at Assumption.  Thanks to Ms. Kaitlyn Carter, PE teacher, the events were amazing, with washers, catch the cookie from forehead to mouth, egg toss, balloon toss, candy in the flour sear...

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Click to view - May, 21 Student Newspaper

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Shrek Jr. - The Musical

Posted on May 24, 2021 in: General News

  On May 7, Assumption Parish’s students performed the production of Shrek, Jr. at St. Dominic High School.  The outstanding performances were seen by sold-out crowds. With the leading man, well Ogre, was played by 8th grader, Trenton Blattel, Gwen Briz as Gingerbread, Clayton...

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We’re proud to announce that Grace I. has been selected as a National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Outstanding Achievement Award recipient. Grace will receive $500 in a 529 College Savings account to be applied toward her higher education choice. Grace was chosen based on her demonstrated ...

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April is Poetry Month

Posted on May 24, 2021 in: General News

National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives every ...

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Mission Day at Assumption

Posted on May 24, 2021 in: General News

Mission Day is an annual event sponsored by Mrs. Ryan and our 8th graders.  This year, the mission’s focus was “Heifer International”, an organization whose goal is to end poverty and hunger.   ”Heifer” works toward their goal by asking businesses, organi...

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St Dominic High School sponsored its 39th annual Math Festival on March 23 with 10 elementary schools competing for awards.   Assumption had 14 students from 7th and 8th grade in the competition.   After several individual rounds, it came to the elimination round of the competiti...

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Congratulations to Logan Szachnieski and Sydney Moore, 7th graders, have been selected to attend the Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars in Advocacy, Argument and Persuasion.  The Academy, which is part of Truman State University, runs from June 5 through the 26th and offers highl...

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Academic Bowl Competition

Posted on March 15, 2021 in: General News

St. Dominic High School hosted their 15th annual Academic Bowl on Thursday, March 11th. This year, 14 teams, from 8 different schools were present at the competition. These 14 teams competed head-to-head to answer questions from all subjects, from math and religion, to current events. St. Dominic...

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March Book Madness was created by two teachers in Ohio and offered it to the rest of the world. Over the last few years our 1st through 3rd grade classes have participated in the project which promotes reading what are termed, “Great books” for younger students. March Book Madness is ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 Pe...

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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 &b...

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January 31st begins Catholic Schools Week in the United States.  Our theme across all states is, “Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service.”    The mission of our school signals our daily focus:   Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Elementary School,...

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Arlington, VA – On October 30, 2019 the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, released its findings for math and reading for grades 4 and 8. NAEP is considered the most consistent measure of U.S. student achievement over time. While m...

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For 2020, the Knights of Columbus sponsored an essay contest.  The topic for students was to discuss how trusting in God during a difficult time has helped the student or someone the student knows find the strength and hope to endure it. They were asked to consider especially those times when i...

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Each year, the Knights of Columbus ask our students to participate in a program known as the “Keep Christ in Christmas” Poster Contest.  Students throughout our school participate in designing a poster with that they believe best represents the theme.  On December 4th, Mr. Ken ...

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Thanksgiving Prayer for Families

Posted on November 23, 2020 in: General News

Loving God, who created and sustains the universe, who loved us all into being, and who gives us every good thing, we thank you for the blessings that you bring into our lives. We thank you for the gift of life itself, which you gave us in our mothers’ wombs. We thank y...

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Assumption School Newspaper

Posted on November 18, 2020 in: General News

Assumption school is proud to announce that a school newspaper is coming! Recently, a group of five seventh grade girls came up with the idea to form a newspaper. Immediately, they established a plan, arranged meetings and researched information on how to create a school paper. After about a month o...

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Veteran's Day Essay Contest

Posted on November 10, 2020 in: General News

                  The St. Barnabas Holy Name Men’s Group sponsors a Veteran’s Essay Contest each year at Assumption.  The group determines a question(s) which need to be addressed in the essay and requires a minimum of 100 words. ...

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6th Grade Vocations

Posted on November 05, 2020 in: General News

The 6th graders are asked to pray with their families in search of a vocation, whether religious life, single life, or married life. Research supports that those choosing religious life first considered these vocations around 6th grade.  We provide information on what a “vocation” i...

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Prayer Chalice

Posted on November 05, 2020 in: General News

Throughout fall, on a weekly basis, one second grade student in each class takes home a Prayer Chalice so it may be “filled with prayers”.   As members of the class receiving the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist this year, students also receive a binder of prayers to help each f...

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2020 Student Council

Posted on October 13, 2020 in: General News

The Assumption Student Council provides students leadership experience by being involved in the school community. Our 6th – 8th grade students have been designated by their peers and their teachers as leaders in the school. Student Council’s main mission is to serve the student body and ...

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Pope Benedict XVI recommended that children be taught to appreciate spending time in the presence of the Eucharist as part of their preparation for First Communion.  Likewise, Pope Francis has used Matthew’s verse, “Let the children come to me and do not stop them; for it is such as...

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Blessing Bags

Posted on October 05, 2020 in: General News

During the past weeks, our 4th grade classes have been discussing service and  how to help others, during Religion classes. Students and teachers brainstormed some ideas on ways they might help others in our community.  “Blessing Bags” were decided upon, which required the stud...

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If you would talk to our 2nd grade scientists, they would tell you that objects (matter) can be sorted and classified by properties and that those properties include color, flexibility, hardness, texture, and absorbency.  2nd graders also studied how the properties of materials determine their ...

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Frog Legs aren't just for eating!

Posted on October 02, 2020 in: General News

They always say frog legs taste like chicken, and I would have to agree.  However, at school, we’re not eating those frog legs, we are dissecting them.  Yes, our Middle School students have studied the various systems of the human body: muscular, circulatory, skeletal, digestive and ...

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Patriot Day and 8th Graders

Posted on September 15, 2020 in: General News

8th Graders attend Patriot Day Ceremony We were honored that our 8th graders were asked to participate in the Patriot’s Day Ceremony at O’Fallon’s City Hall on September 11, 2020.  The ceremony was held at the location where salvaged steel from the New York City’s...

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Assumption Full Safety Plan

Posted on August 10, 2020 in: General News

See below our full safety plan at Assumption:

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Crusader tells us "How to wear masks and other COVID procedures" . . . see below:

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For Written Guide click on the related file below.   Click Here for Video      

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 Click Here for the Plan: Assumption Return to School 2020

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Mission Game Day 2020

Posted on February 26, 2020 in: General News

Each year, our 8th graders sponsor Mission Game Day, raising funds for a specific charity in the metro-area.  This year, St. Patrick’s Center – Downtown is the recipient of all donations.  Montessori Toddlers to 5th grade students participated in activities led by the 8th grade...

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Spelling Bee Winners

Posted on February 25, 2020 in: General News

The ABVM Spelling Bee was held the afternoon of February 24th in our gymnasium.  The group of Classroom Winners, a total of 8,  came together to complete in the school-wide event. The top winners:  Owen L. – 1st Place, Ava G. – 2nd Place, Sam K. –...

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The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is an international student organization that consists of chapters in middle schools (grades 6–8).  Assumption initiated an NJHS chapter in November 2019 and is now in its second year of existence.  Founded by the Nati...

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On Sunday, January 26th, Fr. Sichko was a guest speaker at Mass.  While speaking, he asked one of our students, Aiden, to join him.  Fr. Sichko, pulled from his pocket Pope Francis' zucchetto (white skull cap) and let Aiden wear it, while they tweeted the Holy Father!

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Celebrate Parents!

Posted on January 27, 2020 in: General News

Beginning Catholic Schools' Week, we thank our Montessori, PreSchool, and K-8 parents for the the gift of sharing their children with us and the financial sacrifice made in the name of Catholic Education.  Muffin Monday is our way to say, "Thanks!".  At drop-off thi...

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Robotics at ABVM

Posted on December 11, 2019 in: General News

   STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is seen throughout Assumption during the day, however, the ROBOTICS teams actively engage in competitions.  One competition that  Assumption Robotics teams participate in is the FIRST® LEGO® League. This global robotics ...

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"Imagine" Contest Winners

Posted on November 13, 2019 in: General News

Schools throughout the St. Charles area were able to participate in the St. Charles County Library Essay Contest, where students were given this writing prompt: "Imagine you find a big box outside your door with your name on it, what's inside?"   In the Middle School age...

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Thank you, Omu!

Posted on November 11, 2019 in: General News

     Read for the Record is a national program that encourages literacy throughout the nation.  For the 2019 school year, the program selected, Thank you, Omu!,as their reading choice.  The idea is that each school across the nation have guest "readers" read the bo...

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Three ABVM students, Mia Felix, Cooper Lawrence, and Mariah Lewis, respectively, were honored as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in the "What it means to be a Veteran" Contest sponsored by the St. Barnabas Men's Club.   Based on a maximum of 100 words, there were over 80...

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Crusader - Our Therapy Dog

Posted on August 28, 2019 in: General News

CRUSADER - ASSUMPTION'S THERAPY DOG      will enjoy a second year as our favorite mascot and therapy dog!    Teachers and principal have witnessed the effects Crusader has on students and themselves. The benefits of having Crusader in the cl...

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This summer, Brandon D. joined other elementary school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, Junior National Young Leadership Program in Washington D.C. JrNYLP is one of the Envision family of programs (www.envisionexper...

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One of the ways ABVM hopes to facilitate educational success, in 2019-2020, is through our school library. First, our entire library of resources is now on the "CLOUD", with the ability to send links for students to research topics of a teachers choice.  In addition, the Library has b...

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Model UN for Middle School; 4 ABVM Students chosen for  Honor Model UN
The 9th session of the Model UN for Middle School students was hosted on April 25th by Civitas, a St. Louis-based not-for-profit organization. The Assumption 8th graders attended the session, along with Mrs. Chassiniol, Mrs. Clasen, and Parent Chaperones.   Thd Model Un...

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Dan Killeen, author and illustrator of five (5) children's books, visited Assumption on Thursday, April 11.  Three groups of students, K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 gathered in Hall C to meet Mr. Killeen, hear about his journey to become an author and illustrator, then listen to a story and watch him d...

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Over the last month, our 5th graders have been studying the skills of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers.  In order to show their expertise in the area, they were given a project.  Students were grouped into teams of two, and each ...

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This year, we piloted and partnered with St. Dominic High School to offer Spanish to our 7th and 8th graders after school on the SD campus.  Seven of our students, after their year of classes, took the Spanish Advanced Placement Test at St. Dominic and seven (7) of the eight (8) ...

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On Tuesday, March 26th, Assumption sent sixteen 7th & 8th grade students to compete with othert area Catholic Middle School teams in the Academic Bowl  held at St. Dominic High School. Our sixteen students were mixed to form two teams with  7th and 8th graders on each.  ...

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Robotics has captured students from 2nd grade through 8th grade at Assumption.  The RoboBandits,6th, 7th, and 8th graders, competed throughout the 2018-2019 season and ended in 9th place in a field of 32 teams.  What is most amazing is that our team competed against High School Ro...

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The National Junior Honor Society of Assumption Elementary School celebrated the inaugural induction of its first members on March 4, 2019.  The National Junior Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. More tha...

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Pope Francis once said, "Education is not about knowing things or taking lessons but about being able to use three lingos; those of the head, the heart, and the hands." The goal of our outdoor classroom is to offer an additional learning environment to meet our students' needs and a...

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Montessori Primary Classroom

Posted on September 04, 2018 in: General News

We are excited to announce our first Montessori primary classroom beginning in the fall of 2019-2020.   We are keeping the size of the class low; enrollment is limited to only ten children, ages three to six.  We plan to increase enrollment the following year to ensure the Montesso...

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18th Annual Golf Tournament Lake Forest Country Club Saturday, September 30, 2016 EVENT DETAILS 4 Person Scramble $125 Registration Fee* ($75 for youth 14 and under) 11:30-12:15 pm - Registration, Lunch, Complimentary Driving Range 12:30 pm Shotgun Start 5:30 pm (approximately) - Dinne...

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Middle School classrooms, with the exception of science, were moved downstairs this summer. Why did this change occur? The logistics of navigating the younger students through the Middle School hallway was a concern. We want to ensure the safety of all Assumption students. It is also developmentally...

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Crusader Run

Posted on July 25, 2017 in: General News

Join us for our 5th annual Crusader Run on September 16th. This is a family friendly event for all ages and fitness levels. We offer a 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk, free food, runner bag with goodies, drinks, and beer for participants.Sign up early and save. All finishers 10 and under will receive an ...

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Stock the House

Posted on November 12, 2016 in: General News

There are times when a family has to make a decision: should we pay the electric bill or do we buy shampoo, toothbrushes, soap, laundry detergetn, or trash bags? Currently, there is a need for items, such as those mentioned above (plus many other products) that are not currently covered through g...

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The Growing Project

Posted on September 27, 2016 in: General News

Come support the Assumption PTO at O’Fallon Chick‐fil‐A on Thursday, September 29th from 4‐8pm, and a portion of your sales will support Assumption School!

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As part of Laurie Zaleuke’s commitment to continuously improving the culture and climate of Assumption School, we are pleased to invite you to a special presentation by Lynne Lang, Director of School Climate at the Archdiocese of St. Louis. We are very excited to have Lynne speak as several pa...

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PTO is selling tickets to the Assumption School Night at the Cardinals Baseball Game. You can purchase them online through the school website or in person during Back-to-School Night on August 25th.  Game is on Friday, September 9th.  Tickets are $16 each.  You can also enter the...

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Please browse the Shutterfly page where you can order, save, or download pictures from Fr. Joe's 1/24 and 1/26 going away events: Fr. Joe Farewell Photos  

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Thank you to everyone who participated in and helped to provide our school tribute to Fr. Joe on Monday. Jan. 26. If you didn't get to attend the Goodbye Ceremony presented by the day school children, you can watch it here: Thank You & Farewell from Assumption School

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Experience the Tradition! Join Us for Assumption School's Annual Open House. Sunday, January 25th 9am – 1:30pm Coffee and Doughnuts will be available Tour the School, Visit with Teachers, Learn about the latest Technology & Activities, Visit with Alumni.  Joi...

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Christmas Program DVD Order Forms

Posted on December 16, 2014 in: General News

Below are links to the Christmas Program Order forms. DVD's are $5 each and checks can be made out to: Custom Video Concepts. Pre-K & Kindergarten December 15, 2014 Performance Order Form > Grades 1-4 December 18, 2014 Performance Order Form >  

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Father Mark Whitman has been discussing the Church’s liturgical calendar with Assumption 5th graders.  “The goal of this project was to help the children see the connection of living in God's time, which is eternal and our time, which has a beginning and end to it...

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Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 13th from 8:00-11:00am in Parish Halls  A,B, & C. All proceeds will be donated to One Human Family, Food for All Campaign Return the linked form with payment to the school office by Friday, December 5th. Please make checks out to:...

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Mrs. Tali Liddell, director and producer, once again created a musical for Assumption School’s fine arts program that was outstanding. She worked with the students during their rehearsed time for nearly two months; guiding them to learn their lines and stage cues. She also helped other student...

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The whole school is excited about our upcoming Book Fair. An amazing selection of books is headed our way! At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for kids, as well as books of interest to parents.  The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading. Ou...

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We are changing the time frame that you can pick up your trash bags on Monday 10/27/14. You will be able to pick them up on the lower lot (lot A) from the trailer from 2:30pm - 5:00pm. Please make arrangements to be able to pick up yours bags during that time frame

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Dear Parents, Every seven years, schools in the Archdiocese participate in the School Improvement Process. We, at Assumption School, are beginning the process this year. We will be looking at all the great things that happen here every day, and we will examine those things that could be strengthe...

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Assumption Parent Teacher conferences are Thursday, October 30. Parents of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students do not need to sign-up for conferences. Those teachers will be in the faculty room for you to stop in during conference hours. This is also true for Art, Music, Computer and PE teachers. ...

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Assumption School's 7th and 8th grade students have been working hard during their play practice to make sure SHREK the Musical will be the best musical yet! Our fine arts curriculum includes an opportunity for middle school students to let their talents shine; whether it'...

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Brave the wild and join us for a jungle themed Trivia Night onNovember, 1, 2014, at the Assumption Parish Center. Tickets cost $25 each or a table of 8 for $200. Doors open at 6 PM; game starts at 7 PM. Bring your own snacks. Soda, water, and draft beer will be provided...

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During the month of October, to honor Mary, Assumption School's 1st – 8th grades are joining the parish community on Thursdays and praying the rosary in the Chapel at 8:30am. Parents, if you are available, bring your rosary and join us; united with t...

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Don't miss a moment of the fun! The Assumption Parish Fall Festival is October 18th and 19th, 2014. Visit the Assumption Fall Festival site for more details and volunteer sign-up. If you have any questions about volunteering, raffle tickets, or anything else, conta...

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