Weekly Word – February 11, 2018

Monday, February 12  –
Teacher and Student Appreciation Day

Wednesday, February 14 –
Ash Wednesday – Mass 9:00 a.m.

Friday, February 16 –

 Half Day 11:00 a.m. dismissal.  No after care.

Monday, February 19 –

School Closed Presidents’ Day

Tuesday, February 20 –
School Closed Winter Break

Wednesday, February 21
 School resumes


January 29-February 15
Assumption School

Please help us restock the Father English Food Pantry in Paterson, New Jersey!

On November 2, 2017 a fire destroyed everything in the Father English Food Pantry in Patterson New Jersey.  The food pantry, thrift shop/clothing boutique and Veterans’ closet were destroyed. The Center is in the process of renovating the area that was damaged and have a temporary location for food distribution.THE FAMILIES ARE MOST IN NEED OF FOOD.

The items needed include assorted: beans, mixed vegetables, cereals, juices, soups, baby food, baby formula, canned fruits, canned meats, crackers, bread, diapers, jelly, macaroni and cheese, oatmeal/grits/farina, pancake mix/syrup, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, powdered or non-dairy milks, rice.

All the items should be brought into School and will be collected.

Monetary donations can also be sent to: Catholic Family & Community Services, 24 DeGrasse St. Paterson, NJ 07505, designating Food Pantry or can be sent in to school by envelope labeled “FATHER ENGLISH FOOD PANTRY DONATION”.

You can make a big difference in someone’s life!

Please see flyer for additional details.


Attention Assumption Golfers!  Be a part of Assumption’s newest tradition by playing in the 1st Annual Assumption School Golf Open!  Play one of the area’s finest courses at Morris County Golf Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, while contributing to our wonderful school community.  Highlights include:

– Fast and fun shamble format…all skill levels welcome!

– BBQ lunch, open bar, cocktail reception

– Hole-In-One contest for a HUGE prize

Gather your friends or clients to fill out your foursome or register yourself and we’ll find you a great group.  If you can’t make golf, meet us in the evening for the cocktail reception and gift raffle. Sponsorship opportunities are available, starting at Tee Sponsor for $250.  Thanks to La Bar Golf Renovations and Lisa Molinari, Weichert realtor, two of our premier Tournament sponsors…there’s only one more Tournament Sponsorship available!

Please go to http://www.birdeasepro.com/assumptionopen for more information and to register.  We can’t wait to see you!


Thanks to everyone who came to the Enrichment Day “Under the Assumption Big Top” Kick-Off Meeting, and to those who have already signed up to be a part of this year’s festivities!  We have a wonderful group of parents, but still welcome anyone else who would like to be a part of the planning committee – in particular, we are in need of help from our parents in grades 4-6. The next meeting will be on Friday, 2/23 at 8:15 in the multi-purpose room if you are interested in helping out.  If you can’t make the meeting, you can also sign up through the following link: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/30E094DACA92AA1F49-2018.


Calling all Solicitors:  As we continue to form committees for the 2018 Fashion Show – Hollywood’s Golden Era….A Tribute to its Leading Ladies – we are looking for many leading ladies or gents to step up to help secure donations from the many generous local businesses that support our fund raiser each year.  This role is important to our Gift Auction committee in their creation of the fabulous packages for our auction.  The more volunteers we have the easier this job becomes. Sign up with a friend, on your own or even if you are working on another committee – we need you on the team.  Each solicitor will receive the required paperwork for donations, the list of each business and location as well as training.  This is a flexible committee to be part of – it is on your time in accordance with your schedule.  Interested in signing up or want to learn more please contact the Solicitor Coordinator, Christine Olivo (christineolivo1@gmail.com) or co-chairs Laura Santoriello (Lpsantoriello@verizon.net) or Andrea Bopp (MomBopp3@icloud.com)

Assumption Spring Sports – Registration For Baseball, Softball and Track and Field

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://assumption-school.siplay.com/site/. 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.


6 Mondays – 2:30-3:30 – $78
March 5, 12, 19, 26 and April 9, 16

Come spend Monday after-school at Assumption creating one-of-a-kind objects working in clay. Students will learn to use simple tools and traditional hand-building techniques as well as ways to impress texture into the clay. They will also strengthen their color and design skills as we glaze our pieces.

Please return this form along with your check $78, for Peggy Davo, to the main office by Thursday, March 1st. All supplies are included and firing will be done in my studio. A portion of your check goes to the school. Thanks!


We ask you to please review the following policies before you consider sending your child to school.

Your child should stay home from school if:

  1. They have a temperature greater than 100 degrees. Students should be fever free for 24 hrs without medication before returning to school
  2. They are diagnosed with a strep infection. Students need to be on an antibiotic for a minimum of 24 hours and be fever-free before returning to school
  3. They have vomited or had persistent diarrhea during the night or morning before school
  4. They have a persistent cough, chest congestion, or discolored nasal drainage.
  5. They have pinkeye (conjunctivitis).  Students need to have completed 24 hours of medication, and have no visible redness or discharge before returning to school.

For the health and safety of all of our students and staff, we appreciate your cooperation.


Take advantage of this week’s BONUS eBoxTop offer from Shop Rite:

Buy ANY 6 of select products in ONE transaction using your registered Price Plus club card and get 25 eBox Tops automatically.

Offer good on General Mills, select Annies, Reynolds, Hefty, Land O Lakes, Lysol and Finish products!

Be sure to register your Shop Rite Price Plus Card through ShopRiteformySchool ~  click here:


You will need your Price Plus Card number which can be found on your receipt at the bottom of the list of items purchased (you may need to add a zero at the end of the customer number).  Then select Assumption of BVM School.  Now all you have to do is shop for participating products as advertised in the weekly circular!


Don’t forget to buy your 2018 Assumption Yearbook for $30.  You can log onto jostensyearbook.com to order on line or send an envelope with the money or a check made out to Assumption HSA to the attention of Hope Zenker/yearbook. We sold out last year so don’t delay in ordering your new yearbook!