News from the Nest
Principal's Newsletter
Volume:2    Issue: 11 November 13
Upcoming Events

Monday, November 20

Gym Day for:
PK3, PK4, 1, 2, 4, 7, 8
  • Homes for the Brave Soup Drive

Tuesday, November 21
Gym Day for:
PK3, PK4, K, 3, 5,6,7,8


Wednesday, November 22

11:15 EARLY DISMISSAL

NO AFTER SCHOOL CARE


Thursday, November 17

NO SCHOOL

HAPPY THANKSGIVING


Friday, November 18

NO SCHOOL








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Dear Friends,

My neighbor already has two Chrtstmas trees up in his house. Stores have been advertising Black Friday shopping deals since Halloween.  It seems the world is in a rush to get to Christmas.  Now I am no Scrooge or Grinch and I love Christmas as much as the next guy, but I think we are over looking a very important holiday in our desire to welcome St. Nick.

Please take some time this week to express your gratititude for all of the wonderful gifts God has given you.  There is plenty of time for the comemrcial fun of Christmas. This week is purely about family, friends, and the simple pleasures of life. 

Personally, I am thankful for the opportunity to share my day with your children and help to shape them in the image of Christ. I am thankful for you, for choosing to send your children to Assumption and for supporting our mission. I am thankful for the love and support of my family.  I am thankful for the support of our Church and community.  I am thankful for our skilled and caring staff and teachers that are responsible for sharing the teachings of our Lord with your children.

I will keep all of you in my prayers this Thanksgiving and hope that you do the same for me.  Advent begins this coming Sunday! No need to rush things, our greatest gift will not be purchased on Friday, but rather given to us by God in the form of his son Jesus. 

Many Blessings,

Steven J. Santoli
Principal
Turkey BINGO, Fun for the Whole Family

Thank you to everyone that attended Turkey BINGO this Saturday. Over 100 people joined together to make this a fun famil y event.  

A special thank you to the third and fourth grade famili es f or organizing and supporting the evening and especially Mrs. Vitale for taking the lead in organization and Mr. Vitale and Mr. Collins for doing a great job calling  the games.

HSA to Host a Mom's Night Out
Monday, December 5  from 6:30  - 8:30

Get a jump on your holiday shopping and spend some quality time with friends at the HSA Mom's Night Out.  Sip on wine and nibble on cheese while browsing the vendors in the Parish Hall. 

Take some time to pamper yourself and possibly win mom themed raffle prizes. This is a free event to show our appreciation for all mothers in the Assumption Community.

For more information or the be a vendor contact Karen Guastelle at kguastelle@oloaffld.org or the HSA at assumptionhsa@oloaffld.org.


Homes for the Brave Souper Bowl  Going On Now
Help  Us Collect Over 1000 Cans of Soup for Homeless Veterans

Current Can Count: 450


The PreK 3 class is collecting cans of soup for the homeless veterans at Homes for the Brave. We have been supporting this mission for over 15 years and last year we set a record by collecting and donating  over 1000 cans of soup.

Students are asked to bring cans of soup to school every Monday from now until the Super Bowl.  In exchange, participating students can wear jeans with their uniform or their favorite team jersey on the Monday they donate the soup.
Virtus Registration and Training
All Adult volunteers  must be Virtus Trained 

To register with Virtus and be eligible to volunteer, coach, or chaperone in school or at a school sponsored event you must register with Virtus, complete a training and agree to a background check.

Click here to visit the Virtus website.  Remember to select Assumption School as your primary location.  Please contact the office with questions or concerns.

Mission Statement
Assumption Catholic School provides an education of academic excellence, rooted in the Catholic Faith, which fosters the spiritual, physical, moral, and intellectual development of all students, so they may realize their full potential as responsible, caring, and contributing citizens of the world.