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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 United Nations programs and activities promote active citizenship and world awareness for high-school and middle-schools students attending public, private and parochial schools. The program encourages both adolescents  to engage in compassionate critical thinking.  Th...

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While the 8th graders were experiencing the Chrism Mass at the Basilica St. Louis on Holy Thursday, in Mid-town St. Louis, the current 7th graders (Class of 2020)  provided a powerful rendition of the Passion of Christ to our student body, faculty, parents and parishioners. Under the direction of Mrs. Joan Ryan, with coordination by Mrs. Rachel Martin, students read the Passion according to Luke, while classmates acted the parts.  The faces of all involved showed the seriousness of the production, particularly, when Jesus was crucified, and there was a moment of silence when the audience knelt. The Passion ...

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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 draw a character from his books.                    Dan grew up in the St. Louis area, attended Catholic schools, and after graduating from Desmet Jesuit in 1989, attended Indiana University, where he studied Business.  During his grade school years, Dan had been t...

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Friday, April 5th might have been overcast, but beams of light shone from the faces of our  Montessori through 8th graders as Grandparents and Favorite Adults approached the school.  Mrs. Renaud, took the picture below of her students as they scampered to the window to watch the parade of grandmas and grandpas, aunts, uncles, and family friends arrive. Gathering together in classrooms, visitors and students worked on projects together: some read together, others put together booklets, while others worked with the Chromebooks to discover information about Dinosaurs.  The older ...

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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 team was given a variety of recipes.  Each recipe had  incorrect ingredient amounts - as an example 3 and 1/3 eggs. THE CHALLENGE?  For each ingredient in the recipe, the team was expected, as an example: to add 1/3, subtract 1/5, multiply by 3/8 and divide by 3/7 which would result in the actual ingred...

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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) placed in Honors Spanish I next year, with one (1) student placing in Honors Spanish II. The Placement Test included both written and verbal abilities and was the Semester I final exam for the High School.  In order to place in Honors, a student must achieve above a 90%. For 2019-2020, we will again partner with ...

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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.  The total teams in attendance was 17 with  a variety of  trivia questions  being posed to all.  The trivia questions ranged from academia to entertainment.    Here are a few sample questions: This phenomenon is transmitted through all materials by molecular collisions. The speed n...

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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 Robotics Teams!  The only Middle School in the top 10, Assumption's RoboBandits proved themselves to be confident, talented, and "ready to rumble". As members of F.I.R.S.T. ( For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), the RoboBandits were a Tech Challenge team (grades 7-12) that was...

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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 than just an honor roll, these five main purposes have guided local chapters since 1929: to create enthusiasm for scholarship; to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; to encourage responsible citizenship; and to develop character in the students of middle and high schools. Today, more than one million stu...

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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 achieve the three lingos of Pope Francis.  The outdoor classroom provides experiences that encompass physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual development for all students of the Assumption Day and PSR programs.  Our certified outdoor classroom facilitates better social and physical development, improves ...

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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 Montessori approach is embedded in the classroom.  What is Montessori and is it right for your child?     Here are a few hallmarks you will notice in a Montessori classroom:  It fosters independence- You will notice a three year old sweeping the floor with a child-sized broom, washing the di...

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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) - Dinner and Awards following golf Men and Women of all ages and abilities are WELCOME! Entry Fee Includes: Golf, Cart, Driving Range access, Mulligans, Team Skins, and Lunch, Dinner, all Beer, water, and soda throughout the event. *Registration Fee must be paid by September 11, Registration Fee is $140 after September 11.

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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 important that Middle School students have their own space within the school.  

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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 award!

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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 government programs. Our St. Vincent DePaul Society was deeply touched last year by our generous offerings. They were so gratefull to share items which they never seem to have enough of on their shelves with those in need. So, let's celebrate these last few weeks of the Jubilee Year of Mercy by giving to families in nee...

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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 parents have requested additional information on how they can better support their children when they witness peers mistreating others.  Date: Wednesday, 10/5/2016  Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm  Location: Assumption Parish Center, Hall C  Click here to download flyer for more information.  All paren...

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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 raffle to win 4 passes on the field during batting practice.  Click here for more details >>

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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.  Join our Scavenger Hunt! All students who complete the Scavenger Hunt will receive a coupon for an extra 15 minutes of recess. Bring a Friend to Experience the Tradition of Assumption. Check in with your teacher. The classroom with the most Friend visitors will be given a celebratory pizza party. Families with incoming Pre-K an...

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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,” says Father Mark.  “I wanted the students to see the connection of their own lives as a cycle, remembering important moments, as well as remembering important moments of Jesus' life. When we celebrate Jesus' life, we celebrate his birth, his growing up and his vocation to serve God. When the...

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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: Assumption PTO Check in at the table by Hall A for your meal tickets – NO WALK-INS ACCEPTED. Please contact Teresa Holliday with any questions. Click here for registration form >

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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 students learn the art of lighting and sound as well as how to manage the props and scenery for the stage. If you were fortunate enough to see the students’ performance of Shrek on October 27th then you were able to see firsthand how the students practiced the virtue of unity. There was a task for every student and without eac...

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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. Our Schedule Tues, Oct 28: 9:00am–1:30pm Wed, Oct 29: 9:00am–2:30pm Thurs, Oct 30: 8:00am–8:00pm Click here to find out more about the Book Fair, volunteer or help support our school by shopping online.

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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 strengthened. Teachers have already been divided into teams to work on the different categories: Catholic Identity, Educational Issues, Institutional Issues, and Data Collection. The Data Collection Team would like to incorporate your thoughts and ideas into our School Improvement Process. This survey is your opportunity to assess ...

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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. For parents who need to schedule a conference click here to sign up online >

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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's through painting, singing and/or dancing. There is also a chance to practice other important stage skills such as props management, technical skills for lighting and sound, and managing the cues for actors and actresses. Though the practice is hard work, many students agree it is well worth the effort; come and see for yourse...

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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 at no charge. Click here to reserve your table or for more information

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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 the parish community we lift our prayers to heaven!

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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, contact Dan or Nikki Simpson 636.294.7444 or assumptionfallfest@gmail.com

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