Weekly Word -September 25, 2016

After school is looking for picture books, puzzles or games appropriate for children PK – second grade. Please drop off items in the office.
Please remember to check the online bulletin on our school website for important daily announcements and updates.


TODAY is the 4th annual Vineyard Vines shopping day at the Short Hills Mall from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Our 8th grade boys will be given the opportunity to get spiffy outfits for their debut on the runway at the fashion show… but all families are invited to attend this great event. Assumption families will receive 10% off their entire purchase and 10% of all the net proceeds will be donated back to Assumption School!! Click here for more information.


If you haven’t already purchased your ticket(s) for Sister Merris’ Golden Jubilee at the Madison Hotel on Friday, October 28, you have until October 15 to do so. Please click here for reservation information.


Christmas Store December 7 th 2016

Please click here to see the full schedule of crafting sessions.

We are looking for 18oz clean soup cans for a project.  If you have any to donate please leave them on the counter on the right side of the multi-purpose room.

Andrea Bopp (andreabopp@verizon.net), Andrea Clarke (tcnag@yahoo.com) and Linda Riedell (linda@riedell.net)


Forensic Competition
Tryouts for the upcoming forensic (public speaking) competition will be held during the week of October 3, 2016 for the 6th – 8th grades during school hours.  The competition will take place on November 9th at 3:00 at St. Patrick’s in Chatham.  If your student is interested in trying out, please email Jeanjabbour@verizon.net.

Can’t Stop the Feeling, So Just Dance, Dance, Dance!
Bring your dancin’ shoes to try a variety of dance styles with Art in Motion!  Get moving, build self-expression, and have some fun with your friends! This program is for 1st through 4th graders and will take place every Friday in the gym from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. October 14th through November 11th. Please click here for a registration form.

Afternoon Art is an opportunity for students in grades 2nd – 8th to enjoy and explore art in small multi-age groups after school.  To find out more details and to register for Afternoon Art, please click here.

Attend the Morristown Festival of Books on October 1, 2016 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church Parish House.  Famous children’s authors and fun activities – Free!  Click here to see the detailed flier.

Create one-of-a-kind objects working in clay.  Click here for details and registration form.


If your child is having difficulty learning to ride a bike and is between the ages of 5-13 years, sign up for this free clinic.  The clinic will be held at Assumption School on October 13 from 3-5:00pm.  Click here for more information.


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Holly Golightly: Thursday! It can’t be! It’s too gruesome!
Paul Varjak: What’s so gruesome about Thursday?
Holly Golightly: Nothing, except I can never remember when it’s coming up…
Mark your calendars – Thursday, October 20th at 6pm is this year’s fundraiser “Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A New York Affair!” Want to get a closer look at the gift auction packages? Sign up for only 45 minutes the night of the show to help manage the gift auction tables! To sign up please visit  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4eadad2fabfb6-assumption

Event Staff Volunteer Committee
Jamie Zogby & Solena Porras


Now is the time to send in your reservations for the 36th Annual HSA Dinner, Fashion Show and Auctions, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s: A New York Affair.”  Reservations are now open to the public. Don’t miss out on this night of fun, fashion, and fabulous prizes!  If you need a form, you can access it on the Assumption School website here.


Our printing deadline of 9/30 is quickly approaching BUT… it is NOT TOO LATE to be a part of our wonderful New York affair.  We are still looking for theatre/concert tickets, Apple electronics, small appliances, cash donations, and jewelry to name a few.

Please check out the on-line gift registry https://www.myregistry.com/organization/Assumption-School-Breakfast-At-Tiffany-s-Morristown-NJ/1051643
Please be sure to fill out a donation form found in the school office, or on the school website under “forms” and return it to the office with your donation. If you have any questions, contact Susanne Sweeney or susanneswy@verizon.net or 917-885-1342. Your help and support is greatly appreciated!!!

Silent Auction

As Coco Chanel once said, why wear one string of pearls when you can wear two, so ladies get your pearls out and be ready for an evening of fun and elegance. As we prepare for this great event, we still have a few items on our wish list: 1)Broadway Tickets, 2) Disney Park Hopper Tickets 3) Limo Services, 4) Monetary Donations and anything else that you may want to donate please feel free to contact Antoinette Scola (973) 997-1477 scolama@verizon.net or Diana Fischer (973) 979-0135 dnixfisch@aol.com.   We truly appreciate your support!


By selling Grand Raffle tickets at church or local stores you can easily sell your initial raffle books (and more!) in only 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! Only complete books can be counted towards Prize Patrol. Be sure the last page stays attached to the booklet and labeled with your child’s name and class to be sure they get credit for their sales.
When selling, be sure the person purchasing the ticket writes at least a name and phone number on the ticket.

Please sign-up using the link below and indicate your youngest child’s name and homeroom in the Comment Section.
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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sue Geiger (973-984-8586).  Thank you in advance for selling and supporting Assumption School!


Come be part of our big night! We need your help for the Annual Fashion Show at Birchwood Manor on Thursday, October 20, 2016. We need volunteers to sell raffle tickets, 50/50’s, move merchandise to cars, you’re your assistance is needed to make our fashion show a success! Please email Marguerite Toohey at tooheymb@nytimes.com and Julie Koepff at juliekoepff@gmail.com with name, cell phone number, and email. Also, include what time you are available. Thank you for your support!


Everybody wins! We are looking for donations of wine valued at a minimum of $20/bottle.  Time to dust off those gift bottles that are not your taste, or head to the wine store and choose something fun!  The night of the Fashion Show, numbered corks will be sold for $20 and matched to a bottle of wine. Everyone purchasing a cork will go home a winner, and donors will be recognized.  Last year’s winners went home with bottles valued up to $150 and the wine pull raffle sold out in under an hour!  Please consider leaving a donated bottle in the box marked “Wine Donations” in Phyllis’ office.  ***NOTE: This is a donation that cannot be sent in with your child 😉  Thank you in advance for your help!  Jen Brunnock (brunnockfamily@aol.com) and Christie Meehan (cmeehan28@aol.com)


Basketball Registration

Registration is now open for our School basketball teams. Basketball is available for boys and girls in grades 4 through 8.

Basketball registration will end on Sunday October 8th. Please register by October 8th as we need to inform the league the number of teams we are entering this year.

To register, please go online via our website, http://assumption-school.siplay.com/site/.   The link can also be found on the Assumption School website, under the “Athletics” tab. 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.
Please contact Kevin Bopp at&kevin_bopp@nylim.com with any questions.

This Week’s Schedule
Boys Soccer
Tuesday (9/27) at Peck, 3:45pm
Thursday (9/29) at St. Vincent Martyr, 3:45pm

Girls Soccer
Thursday (9/29) vs St. Vincent Martyr (Loantaka Brook, nfl jerseys cheap authentic dhgate 3:45pm
Cross Country
Saturday (10/1) OLS Cross Country Inventational
Please confirm all dates and times with your respective coaches.

CYO Basketball

CYO Basketball registration ends  on Wednesday September 8th.  CYO Basketball is available for boys and girls in the fifth through eighth grade who are members of Assumption Parish or attend Assumption School.  To register, please go online via our website, http://assumptionmorristown.website.siplay.com.  CYO Basketball is a separate league, and not associated with the Assumption School basketball teams. Try-outs may be necessary if the number of players who register exceeds the amount we can accommodate on a particular team.  Please see the Parish bulletin for additional details.


If you are currently registered for the cruise you need to fill out a permission form and send it in right away


Friday, November 4th from 6:30-9pm in the school gym. Tickets will be on sale for $6 the week prior in the cafeteria during lunches.

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