MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Dec. 1 – High school youth along with the 8th grade are invited to a gathering in the AMR following the 4pm Mass
Dec. 2 – 10:30 Mass, there will be a blessing of the child in the womb
Dec. 2 – Breakfast with Santa after 10:30am Mass
Dec. 8 – High School Placement Test (see below)
Dec. 9 – 6:00-8:00pm live nativity (see below)
Dec. 13-19 – EMS ticket qualifiers (sold 15 or more), out of uniform
Jan. 14-18 – EMS ticket qualifiers (sold 15 or more), out of uniform
Mar. 18-22 – EMS ticket qualifiers (sold 15 or more), out of uniform

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2
Please plan to join the PTO for Breakfast with Santa this Sunday, December 2nd! We will be serving breakfast immediately following 10:30 mass, and Santa will be there with bells on!

2018 HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9:00am-12:30pm, at all Archdiocesan High Schools (students take the test at the high school they plan to attend).
Students need to bring two #2 pencils. There is no fee for the test!
In the event inclement weather or other emergency necessitates cancellation of the administration of the HSPT, the assessment will be rescheduled for Saturday, December 15, from 9:00am-12:30pm at all archdiocesan high schools.
The make-up HSPT is scheduled for Saturday, January 12, 2019 at all archdiocesan high schools.

SANDWICH SUNDAY – DECEMBER 16
December 16th Sandwich Sunday: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0D4EABA623A2F58-december

DECEMBER 15 IS NATIONAL WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA DAY!
This is a day that Veterans are HONORED and REMEMBERED through the laying of wreaths on Veterans graves at National Cemeteries all across America. Our local Zachary Taylor National cemetery has over 3,000 Veteran graves. Of that 3,000, they receive ONLY 75-80 wreaths every year. If you would like to help make a change to that number, you can purchase a wreath for $15 through the following link: www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/KY0115P!
**This link is very important because it will ensure that the wreath will be sent to our local Cemetery**
You can also send wreaths to Veteran families in addition to sending one to the cemetery.
If you prefer to pay by cash/check, contact Joshua Herriott at joshua.r.herriott@uscg.mil or by phone at (502) 779-5343.
You can also help by volunteering to lay the Wreaths on December 15 at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery. Family and Friends are welcome! Use the link above and select volunteer or contact Joshua Herriott.

LIVE NATIVITY
Ascension is hosting another outdoor Live Nativity on Sunday, December 9th; from 6:00-8:00p.m.; which actually follows the St. Regis Park neighborhood holiday event. The Nativity scene includes “live” characters (portrayed by students and parishioners) and a “real” Baby Jesus; along with little living animals. There will also be refreshments and Christmas carols sung inside. Please make plans to attend this popular “family-friendly” event and experience the joy of that first Christmas!

FREE MONTHLY WORKSHOPS FOR PARENTS
“Online Safety” – November 29, 2018 6:00-7:15pm at St. Leonard School
If a new phone or gaming system is on Santa’s list, don’t miss this workshop! Learn more about online safety and minimizing potential risks with LMPD’s Detective Bramer. Call 897-5265 to RSVP for this workshop.

“Digital Footprint – January 31, 2019 6:30-8:00pm at St. Leonard School
This crash course in social media offers tools to protect and empower children in our data-driven world. Healthy screen usage, monitoring screen time and privacy concerns will be covered. Call 897-5265 to RSVP for this workshop.

“Mornings without Tears” – February 28, 2019 6:00-7:30pm at St. Leonard School
Time-tested tools, techniques, and tips will be offered for taming crazy mornings. Plan to share your own expertise and learn from local experts in this hands-on workshop for parents. Call 897-5265 to RSVP to this potluck supper and workshop.

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.

YEARBOOKS 2018-2019
Orders can only be placed online at ybpay.lifetouch.com, our yearbook code is 12159319.

EASY MONEY SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS FOR THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 12 & 19
Date/Payout/Winner/Seller/Grade
11/12 $25 Ron Mirrell, Connor Gaesser Gr.8
11/13 $25 Jordan Case, Paige Austin JK
11/14 $25 Patricia Merrick, Bryan Merrick Gr.8
11/15 $25 Jan Kempf, Ashley Isaac Gr.8
11/16 $50 Kristine Krukar, Jack Krukar JK
11/19 $25 Sarah Durand, Lila Durand Gr.1
11/20 $25 Gayle Mingus, Gabe Mingus Gr.7
11/21 $25 Barbara Bronger, Sam Thackeray Gr.1
11/22 $500 Jessica Washer, Gabriella Graves Gr.6
11/23 $50 Sandra Wessling, Colin Dwyer Gr.7

BOX TOPS COLLECTION
Our goal is to raise $2,000 in FREE money for our school! Neatly cut and collect unexpired box tops and send them into school on a collection sheet or in a Ziploc bag with your child’s name on it to the PTO mailbox located in the school office. Ask family, friends, and neighbors to save Box Tops for you! We will have two submission dates: October 15 and February 15. For each submission date, the class that brings in the most box tops will receive a popsicle party!
Download the Box Tops Bonus App today to earn Bonus Box Tops!

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. 18.
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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