Weekly Word -September 4, 2016

Assumption School eNewsletter -September 4, 2016

Welcome back to another school year!

Monday, September 12
8:30 a.m. Room Parents Meeting

Wednesday, September 14
8:15 a.m. New Parents Coffee

Thursday, September 15
7:00 p.m. Back to School Night

Friday, September 16
9:00 a.m. Sister Merris’ Golden Jubilee Mass

Please check the school website for important forms that must be returned to school. The forms can be found under the “Back to School Packet” tab in “Forms”.


Morning Drop-Off:

To help ensure the safety of ALL of our children, we ask every Assumption family to follow the procedures for Morning Drop-Off:

• Please pull to the far end of the front driveway before letting your kids (K-8th) out of the car.

• Please do not get out of your car when dropping off. There are teachers available to help. If you need to help your child get into school, you must park on the street and walk him/her into the building.

• Parking in the front driveway is not permitted before 8am.

• The back parking-lot is for bus drop-off. Parking in the back parking lot is not permitted before 8am.

Cell Phone Policy: Please remind your child(ren) who bring a cell phone with them to school of Assumption’s Cell Phone Policy: All cell phones are to be turned OFF during school hours and should remain in his/her backpack throughout the school day. No student may make or receive phone calls or text messages during the school day. Parents must also send in a letter to the office advising that your child has a cell phone and that both you and he/she are aware of the school policy. Phones will be confiscated if no letter is on file by Monday, September 12 or if a child abuses the policy.

Notes to Teachers: Whenever your child is not going home via their normal method, a note must be given to their teacher. This applies to all students…PreK through 8th grade. This is especially important for older students who make plans to walk into town after school. A student who is normally a bus rider will not be permitted to walk into town without a note from their parent. cheap nfl jerseys china jerseys re Please advise students they should try to make plans the night before, as the Front Desk phone gets very busy during the last 30 minutes of the school day.


Mark your calendars for the 2016 Fashion Show to be held at the Birchwood Manor on Thursday. October 20th. This year we will celebrate the most darling evening ever with “Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A New York Affair.” We are divinely and utterly happy about everyone’s support because all proceeds go to support our school.

Please look in backpacks next Monday for the family packet that provides all the information you will need to support and attend this event.

Please contact of chairs Tiffany Srnensky (tleesrnensky@yahoo.com) or Joni McDonnell (jnoblemcdonnell@gmail.com) with any questions.


The Gift Auction Committee has received some fantastic donations for “Breakfast at Tiffany’s – A New York Affair” and is ready to accept your generous donation now! Thank you for your contributions that allow us to create the trendy packages that we know and love year after year.

Join the fun and check out the gift registry or donate your auction item. Get it done now in the lazy days of summer before the fall frenzy of back to school begins. Here is how to make your donation easy.

1. To use the registry, go to: https://www.myregistry.com/organization/Assumption-School-Breakfast-At-Tiffany-s-Morristown-NJ/1051643 Under “Find a Registry” search using Assumption and on the next page click on the Organization/Non Profit tab. Select the gift/gifts you would like to purchase and “checkout.” The items will be sent directly to committee member, Christine Sidhu, at her home.

2. Feel free to design your own creative package! Please contact Susanne Sweeney at susanneswy@verizon.net to confirm your donation and answer any questions you may have.

3. Monetary donations in the form of cash or check (payable to Assumption HSA). If you are interested, our Gift Auction team will do the shopping for you! Please send cash or checks to Susanne Sweeney. In either event, please be sure to fill out a donation form found on the school website under “forms” and return it to the school office to the gift auction committee.

Many thanks from the Gift Auction Committee,
Susanne Sweeney
Laura Santoriello
Christine Sidhu
Kate Tully
Danielle Batanjany


Breakfast may be at Tiffany’s, michael kors extreme but dinner will be at Silent Auction!! Help us make this year’s Silent Auction sparkle like a tiara!

The committee relies on your generous donations to put together fabulous packages. There are three ways you can help:

Create/Donate a Package/Experience – If your family or a group of families would like to put together a package you can! We welcome any suggestions or ideas which would create and/or enhance the packages and overall success of the evening. Please contact a Silent Auction committee member to help work out the details.

Donate Sports or Concert Tickets or a Week at a Beach House – If you have a beach home or sporting tickets we could use them to build a fabulous package with other donations. We are most in need of a vacation home. This is our biggest money maker and helps us to make our goals to support our school. You can donate a week (at a mutually agreed upon date) or we can purchase a week. Please contact Diana or Antoinette to discuss.

Make a Financial Contribution -Please contact a committee member to make a monetary donation.

We look forward to a fabulous night and the best Silent Auction ever.

The 2016 Silent Auction Committee
Antoinette Scola 973-539-5952
Diana Fischer 973-979-0135
Melissa Miele 973-207-5301
Gwen Hanlon 973-539-4850
Bethany Schwager 973-267-0683
Susie Scanella 908-879-5107
Diana Murray 973-739-0011
Selena Porras 973-539-4075


Off-Premise Sales, at church or local stores, is an easy way to sell grand raffle tickets! You can quickly sell your initial books and more in a couple of hours.

Each book sold is a chance in the Weekly Prize Patrol, and every two books sold earn your student a Mini Gift Auction ticket!

Please sign-up by accessing the Sign-Up Genius, using the following link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050444adaa2ea31-assumptionIf you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of us. Thank you in advance for selling and supporting Assumption School!

The 2016 Off-Premise Sales Committee
Anastasia Mondelli (973-879-3517)
Lee Anne Nugent (973-222-0545)
Sue Geiger (973-984-8586)
Amanda Biliskis (630-631-8514)
Stephanie DeLotto (973-464-4226)


Online Registration for Soccer, Cross Country and Volleyball

Online registration for boys soccer (grades 7 and 8), girls soccer (grades 7 and 8), cross country (girls and boys in grades 3 through 8) and volleyball (girls and boys in grades 7 and 8) is open. To register, please go online via our website, http://www.sportssignup.com/Assumption-School-Online-Registration.start. The link can also be found on the Assumption School website, under the “Athletics” tab. moncler cap cape You will then be prompted to create a login & password. Once you’ve completed the registration process and paid in full, a confirmation receipt will be e-mailed to you immediately. An annual sports physical form must be completed and on file with the nurses before your child can participate in any sports activity.

We are in desperate need of a girls soccer coach. If no coach is found, we may need to cancel the season. Please contact Kevin Bopp at kevin_bopp at kevin_bopp@nylim.com if you would like to help coach or with any questions. Registration for soccer will end on Wednesday, September 7th.


First Adventure Club of the Year! 5th – 8th grade students

Cruise around Manhattan on the Spirit of NJ
Thursday, Oct.6th 6:30-9:30pm (No school Friday Oct. 7th)
Leave school at 4:45pm, return at 10pm
Cruise, buffet dinner & dessert, DJ and bus transportation cost $115
Registration begins Sun. Sept. 4th and will close on Fri. Sept. 9th

Click the following link to register: http://assumption-school.siplay.com/site/
Questions email: kendres@assumptionnj.org