Weekly Word – March 18, 2018

Please read this letter from Sister Merris

 Monday, March 19 – Thursday, March 22

Book Fair

Friday, March 23 

End of Third Marking Period

*Honeywell Instant Alert – Several families have indicated that they are not getting the Honeywell alerts on all of their devices.  Please go to the www.assumptionnj.org website and under the tab “parents” go to “Back to School” and read the Honeywell instructions for parents.  It is important all of your numbers be reached in case of an emergency.  Also, always remember to press “1” so that we know you have received the alert.


The Scholastic “Paws for Books” Book Fair is at Assumption School this week!! (March 19th through March 22nd)

This is a great opportunity to purchase Scholastic books for your child and yourself. There will be books ranging from pre-school age to adult. Each grade will have time to shop with their class. If you are not shopping with your student, please feel free to send in cash or a check made out to Assumption HSA. If you are sending in a check, PLEASE make sure your student knows how much s/he can spend! Click here  for the schedule.

Books can also be purchased during the family shopping time at the end of each fair day from 2:30-3:00 pm and during our new “late night” shopping event – Tuesday March 20th from 2:30pm-5:30pm. Books will also be available online from 3/19-4/7 using this link, http://www.scholastic.com/bf/assumption-nj. Books purchased online will be delivered to the school after 4/7/18.

We need more volunteers! Come take a “Paws” out of your day to help make the book fair run smoothly. Please sign up here, http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4aaca82fa31-2018.

Should you have any questions or concerns please contact Jennifer Thackery (Jennifer.thackery@verizon.net) or Linda Papadopoulos (lindakpapa@yahoo.com).


In an effort to increase school security, please note the following procedures for visiting the school.

  • Front desk volunteers have been asked to use the intercom to ask each visitor’s name before buzzing them in.
  • Once inside, ALL visitors who plan to pass by the front desk for any reason (meetings, library reading, etc…) will be asked to sign in.  You may be asked for identification so please be prepared in that regard.
  • We ask that no parents deliver anything to the classrooms, cafeteria, or offices.  Please allow the front desk volunteer to do that for you.
  • We understand that many parents are accustomed to being at school often for their various volunteer positions, but we ask that you still sign in each time you enter the building.  *Exception:
    Pre-school parents don’t need to sign in/out when dropping off (8:15 am) or picking up (1 pm).  

Thank you for your understanding and your cooperation with our treasured front desk volunteers!


Attention: First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade and Fourth Grade Moms!

Please be sure to Allemande Right to your calendars to save Friday Night, June 1st at 7:00 P.M. for the Mother/Son Shin Dig Square Dance. Your little fellas are sure to have a fine time as you circle around the Assumption Gym together. More details to follow.

If you have any questions, please email Monica O’Meara on The Ranch  theomeara6@gmail.com

P.S. Don’t worry about baseball. If you have to come a bit late it will all be fine.


We are offering a program for 3rd to 8th grade girls that incorporates running with self-esteem, with the goal that each girl completes a 5k. We will meet Tuesday and Thursday afternoons after school until 3:45. The program starts Tuesday, April 10th and ends May 22nd. The cost will be $25 a girl. Please contact Noelie Hillebrecht at nhillebrecht@assumptionnj.org for registration information and see flyer for additional details.  Happy Running!


The last dance of the school year will be held on Friday, April 13th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.


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.

Please contact Kevin Bopp at kevin_bopp@nylim.com with any questions.


Only 10 spots left… Register now for the First Annual Assumption Golf Open at Morris County Golf Club on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Foursomes NOT REQUIRED!  Register as an individual, twosome, or threesome and we’ll pair you with golfers to complement your game.

Registration includes BBQ lunch, 18 holes of fast and fun shamble format, and cocktail reception.   If you can’t make it to Golf, please join us for the cocktail reception!

REGISTER HERE:  https://birdeasepro.com/assumptionopen