Weekly Word – February 19, 2017

Monday, February 20 – School Closed Presidents’ Day

Tuesday, February 21 – School Closed Winter Break

Wednesday, February 22 – School resumes
Grades K – 7 please watch for bus and book forms being sent home in backpack. They must be returned to school by Friday, March 3. Forms are also available on our website.

Monday, March 6 – Friday, March 10 – Terra Nova Tests for Grades 2 – 7

Please remember to check the online bulletin on our school website for important daily announcements and updates.

PreK – 4
Students may bring their instruments to school in order to introduce a variety of instruments, allow students to share their instruments, and to inspire students to take interest in learning to play instruments. For specific dates and details please read the attached letter from Mrs. Byers by clicking here.

Please support our 7th grade by ordering Easter yummies early…order forms & brochure went home in each child’s backpack this past week. Families can send in orders Attn: Gertrude Hawk c/o Noel Babcock (envelope in main office) by Friday, March 3rd — or feel free to order online! Questions? Please contact Noel at noelfeehan@yahoo.com.
Thank you!!

The Enrichment Day planning committees are ready to rock! We will have an all-committee meeting on Friday, February 24th at 8:15 in the MultiPurpose Room. All are welcome to help us plan “Assumption’s School of Rock” – a day focused on music, dance, and the history of rock ‘n roll! michael kors extreme blue employee discount Rock on,
Christine Dam (cdam@verizon.net)
Aileen Philbrick (aileen.philbrick@gmail.com)
Laura Santoriello (lpsantoriello@verizon.net)

On January 25th the Assumption Cub Scout Pack 34 held it’s annual Pinewood Derby. It was an exciting time for the scouts and their families. Scouting is a family oriented organization that develops character, leadership, communication skills, and good citizenship.
Boys entering 1st – 5th Grades (September 2016) are welcome to join.
If you’d like to join or learn more about Cub Scouts, Contact John Lago, Tel 609-213-1790.

Save the Date – March 18!
The Religious Education department is holding its annual Pasta Supper and Basket Raffle on Saturday, March 18, in the school cafeteria. Seatings are at 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold online at www.assumptionparish.org and after all Masses the weekend of March 3/4. For more info click here.

COMING TO YOU VIA BACKPACK NEXT WEEK: POSTCARD flier with information about this Pilates/Stretch/Yoga fusion class, exclusive for Assumption Moms! REJUVENATE YOUR BODY AND SPIRIT, BUILD COMMUNITY AND HELP THE CLASS OF 2018! The class will be led by Denise Haydu and will be held at the Summus BodyMind Studio on 173 Washington Street from 8:15-9:15am on Fridays 3/3, monster beats canada china 3/10, 3/17, and 3/24. Only $100 for 4 classes. First come first serve. Registration due by Tuesday, February 28, 2017. To register for these classes, please print and fill out the form by clicking here. For more information contact: Josefina Tranfa-Abboud (jvta284@optonline.net 973-563-5630) or Christina Sannito (sannito@verizon.net 973-476-3617).

Do you have extra Cross Country and Track jerseys that your child no longer fits into? Consider donating them for a good cause! From February 1st through the 17th we will be collecting used jerseys to give to Ed Thornton to deliver to youth sports teams in the Philippines. No size is too small, no number of jerseys is too large. Please drop the jerseys in the plastic bin that will be in the lobby beginning on Wednesday, February 1st. If you have any questions, contact Mike Ashton at 973-457-4602, ma@enduringip.com.


Assumption Spring Sports

Registration is open for Baseball (boys grades 7th and 8th), Softball (girls grades 7th and 8th) and Track and Field (boys and girls 3rd grade through 8th grade). Please register through 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. Once you’ve completed the registration process and paid in full, a confirmation receipt will be e-mailed to you immediately.

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Basketball Schedule
Tuesday, February 21
6:30pm: 5th Grade Boys host St. Mary
6pm: 6th Grade Boys host St. Mary

Wednesday, February 22
6:30pm: 7th Grade Boys host St. Joseph
8pm: 8th Grade Boys host St. Mary

Thursday, February 23
6:30pm: 7th Grade Girls host St. Joseph
8pm: 8th Grade Boys host St. Joseph

Friday, February 24
6:30pm: 6th Grade Boys host St. Rose of Lima
6:30pm: 7th Grade Girls @ St. Rose of Lima Short Hills
8pm: 7th Grade Boys @ St. Rose of Lima Short Hills

On Saturday, February 18 the 43rd Annual February Frenzy Basketball Tournament kicked-off at Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange (172 Academy Street) with our 6th Grade Boys, 8th Grade Boys and 8th Grade Girls beginning their quest for the championship. 6th Grade Girls play their first game on Sunday at 5:30pm. Click here (https://frenzy.herokuapp.com) to see the brackets for each division and the complete game schedule. Championship games will be played on Sunday, February 26.

**As always, game schedule is subject to change. Please visit the team links on the Athletics page of the Assumption School website to confirm game time/location.