MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Feb. 14-17 – No school, winter break
Feb. 20 – Map Testing Results Meeting, Gr’s. K-2 6:00pm, Gr’s. 3-8 7:00pm (see below)
Feb. 21 – End 2nd Trimester
Feb. 22 – Trivia Night (see below)
Feb. 24 – Begin 3rd Trimester
Mar. 7 – 9:30am First Communion retreat day
Apr. 16 – 7:00pm First Communion practice in church
Apr. 19 – 10:30am Mass Celebration of First Communion

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ALUM WHO MADE THE HONOR ROLL FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER
Lauren Pappalardo made the Principal’s List at Sacred Heart Academy. She was left off the list received from Sacred Heart.

SOCCER SIGN-UPS, GR’S. 3-8
If you have a student in grades 3rd-8th that is interested in playing Spring Soccer at Ascension, please sign up using the SI Play app or website:
http://csaa-ascension.website.siplay.com/
If you have any questions please email Sean Murphy (3rd-8th grade soccer coordinator):
seanmurphy0404@gmail.com

SOCCER SIGN-UPS FOR GR’S. JK – 2
All cildren in grades jk thru 2nd grade that would like to play soccer please email Matt Sanderfer, Soccer Coordinator, at
maranda@amsholdingsllc.com by 02/28/2020 with students name, grade and email. The first soccer practice will be on 03/05/2020 at 6pm -7pm

FREE WORKSHOP – “WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT READING”
Thursday, March 26, 4:30-53:30pm at Langsford-2520 Bardstown Rd.
Presented by Stephen McCrocklin, Langsford’s Executive Director
He will present an overview of the reading process and what it takes to become a confident reader. He will also discuss the most common areas that can cause difficulties.

CPR/FIRST AID/AED TRAINING
Ascension will offer CPR/First Aid/AED training and certification for those interested on Saturday, February 22 from 11:00-3:30 and again on Sunday February 23 from 11:30-4:00 in the cafeteria. The cost is $20 for materials. If interested in participating, please let Holly know at hsmith@ascension-parish.com by Feb 19th as class sizes are limited.

TRIVIA NIGHT
Be a part of Ascension Trivia Night!
When: Saturday, February 22, 2020, Doors open at 6:30pm and Game begins at 7:30pm
Where: Ascenison Gym
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $160 for reserved team table of 8. Tickets are available at the school & parish offices & after mass
Prizes: $500 Prize to Winning Team and Prize for Best Decorated Table
Much more: Raffles & Student Artwork Auction
*Must be 21 years of age to attend

TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR THE 2020/2021 SCHOOL YEAR
All families with one or more children enrolled in or applying to a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of Louisville may apply.
A single form, the FACTS management application, will be used for all forms of Catholic elementary school tuition assistance. The online application is available on the website, www.ceflou.org.
Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2020.
When submitting your application, you must submit your 2018 federal income tax return and 2018 W-2 information.

MAP TESTING
We are having a mandatory meeting (at least 1 parent present and students welcome) for grades K-8 on Thursday, February 20th in the church. Grades K-2 from 6-6:45 and grades 3-8 at 7pm. At this meeting, you will receive your child’s results from the fall and winter MAP testing and we will go over what the data means as well as answer questions.

FISH FRY VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE SIGN-UPS
Attention Parishioners! This year’s Adult co-ed volleyball league begins Friday, February 21st and runs through March 20th. A team fee and shift in the concession stand is required to participate. Team captains should contact Lynn Thompson at 502-767-6315 or lynnthompson72@gmail.com by February 9th. Team members should be parishioners and 19 or older.

EASY MONEY SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 3, 2020
Date/Payout/Name/Seller & Grade
02/03 – $250 David Farris, Avery Farris Gr. 2
02/04 – $25 Todd Lamon, Gwen Baker Gr. 4
02/05 – $25 John Combs, Jules Church Gr. 7
02/06 – $25 Todd Waller, Maddie Hartlage Gr. 6
02/07 – $50 Jim/Lois LaBelle, Zach Evers-LaBelle Gr. K

WIN A BOTTLE OF PAPPY VAN WINKLE 12 YEAR RESERVE
$10 per chance (only 120 tickets will be sold)
Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2020 8th grade Grand Canyon trip
Drawing will take place at Trivia Night on February 22, 2020.
Tickets may be purchased in the school office

PULL TABS COLLECTION-KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Now is the time to start filling up those Ziploc bags, milk jugs and coffee cans with pull tabs. Every little bit helps. Together we can make a difference. For more information on Kids Cancer Alliance please visit kidscanceralliance.org or contact K of C coordinator John McCarthy at mccoots1@gmail.com.
All proceeds benefit the Kids Cancer Alliance (KCA) and Indian Summer Camp (ISC). Pull tabs can be sent in to the school office at any time.

AMAZON SMILE
If you shop Amazon, please consider shopping AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know (same products, same prices, same service)! Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Ascension! Please support Ascension School by continuing your shopping with Amazon at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/61-0652304. It is a win-win for Ascension and our students!
Our organization is listed as Church of the Ascension School Louisville, KY.
We received a check for $36.99 for the last quarter.

BOX TOPS COLLECTION
Our goal is to raise $2,000+ in FREE money for our school! Ask family, friends, and neighbors to download Box Tops for you!The Box Tops for Education program is changing the way we can earn cash for our school!
Over the summer, participating brands have begun to change their packaging from the traditional Box Tops clip to the new Box Tops label.
Going forward, instead of clipping from packages and checking expiration dates, all Box Tops will be earned digitally by scanning your receipt. The Box Tops for Education team has worked hard to build a NEW-and-improved, user-friendly Box Tops mobile app, available now.
The new app features state-of-the-art technology that allows you to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to our school’s earnings online.
If you still have traditional Box Tops clips at home, make sure to send them to school. We will still earn cash for all clipped Box Tops until they expire. Better yet, you can “double dip” during the packaging transition by clipping traditional Box Tops AND scanning your store receipt containing
participating products.
Please download the app and follow the instructions for setting up an account and finding our school. All you have to do is scan your receipt within 14 days of purchasing participating products, and our school earns $.10 for every box top clipped!

REMINDER
Student’s who are absent should be phoned in or emailed to Ms. Thomas by 8:30am. There is a 24 hour message system for you to phone in absences, 451-2535 ext. 22.
Also, it is very important that your child/ren arrive at school on time daily! Students should be in their class and chair by 7:55am. If your child is late, you must come in to sign them in. Thank you!

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