Weekly Word – October 14, 2018

Thursday, October 18
Annual Fashion Show & Dinner
Birchwood Manor – Whippany, NJ
Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Dinner at 8:00 pm
Friday, October 19 
Dress Down
Monday, October 22
All students must be in long pants and girls should wear knee socks.
Please remember to check the online bulletin on our school website for important daily announcements and updates.


Just a reminder to all pre-school parents that flu season is upon us.  All pre-preschoolers are required, by the state of NJ, to have a flu vaccine.  Please send written documentation from your pediatrician to the nurse as soon as possible.  We require that all flu shots are done by December 1.
6th grade parents-  If your child is missing the Tdap and Meningitis vaccines we need them done immediately.  Please send written documentation from your pediatrician to the nurse as soon as possible.
We thank you in advance for your cooperation and are happy to answer any questions.
Ronnie Marone & Marybeth Watkins
Assumption School Nurses


Today is the last day to register for the school basketball teams. Basketball is available for boys and girls  in grades 4 through 8. To register, please go online via this link to our website. 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 emailed 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.


Would you like to know more about cooking/baking? Well, you’re in luck!  Mrs. Sopira and Mrs. Guglielmo will share their culinary skills with you.  We are offering 3 sessions of hands on instruction in the Assumption kitchen. Each session will focus on a particular meal and end in tasting the fruits of our labor! Please see the flyer for additional information!


Assumption Church will be conducting Altar Server training sessions for boys and girls in the fourth grade and up on Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23 from 4-5 p.m.  If you are in the fourth grade or older, and would like to become an Altar Server at Assumption, please sign up by emailing Linda.macios@assumptionparish.org, or by calling the parish office at 973-539-2141.  You only need to attend one of the sessions.


Christmas Store 2018 is off to a great start! Our next sessions will take place Tuesday October 23rd from 7:00-9:00 pm and Wednesday October 24th from 8:15-11:00 am in the multi- purpose room. Please note our workshop will be CLOSED Tuesday the 16th and Wednesday the 17th. As always, children are welcome during the day session!   Please see our complete schedule here.
Additionally, if you are unable to attend, but would like to wrap presents at home, please contact Christine Sidhu at christine.sidhu@gmail.com. Santa’s elves will provide the wrapping paper and labels.

Should you have any questions regarding Christmas Store, please contact, Michelle Carr (michelle.carr4@me.com), Linda Chang (aloc.chang@gmail.com), or Christine Sidhu (christine.sidhu@gmail.com).


5th-8th Grade
Friday, October 26th
6:30 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
Assumption Gym


Want to help us provide a great start to the week for our teachers and staff?  The  Hospitality Committee is seeking volunteers to contribute to our Monday Morning Teacher Treats.
It’s easy… just select a date and provide a treat.  Fresh bagels, fruit, yogurt, and something sweet are among some favorites.  If you would like to contribute, please click on the link to sign up.  Thank you!


Thursday, October 18th
The Birchwood Manor – Whippany, NJ
Doors open at 6:00 pm
Dinner at 8:00 pm

We hope to see you all at the Birchwood Manor this Thursday for an evening celebrating Hollywood’s Golden Era and Assumption School.
You will have the opportunity to win some fabulous prizes and support our school and students.  Thank you to our amazing Fashion Show committees.  Each of our volunteers has dedicated their time and talent over the past several months to prepare this night for all to enjoy.
Laura and Andrea
Final Paper/Check reservations are due in the school office by Monday October 15th at 9 am. No exceptions.
 It’s time to get your remaining Grand Raffle Tickets in! All Sold and Unsold Grand Raffle Tickets are due back to school on Thursday morning, October 18th.  Sold or unsold.  Grand Raffle is a major part
of our fundraising effort.  Our goal is based on the sale of two completed books per student.  For every two books sold, your child gets the chance to win one of the awesome prizes in the student mini gift auction held on Friday, October 19th!  The more books your kids sell, the better chance they have of winning!  Check out the list of the student mini gift auction prize packages here.
Set up Day and Night of Show
Join us Thursday morning after drop off at the Birchwood Manor to help
our Gift Auction Committee setup for the night!  Many hands make light work, so come on out and help and thank these ladies for all their hard work!  It is a great opportunity to meet other moms.  Food will be provided for volunteers. The Fashion Show Committee also needs your help on the evening of the show.  We are looking for volunteers who can spare 45 minutes of their time that night to help monitor the gift auction tables.  It is a fun way to see everyone at the show and get up close and personal with the prizes.  We are looking for people for the following three time slots: 5:45-6:30 pm6:30-7:15 pm and
7:15-8:00 pm.
To sign up complete the following form and return to school to the
attention of Fashion Show or click the following link to sign up.
On the night of the show don’t miss a chance to win two (2) gorgeous CHANEL bags valued together at $6,650.  $50 for one ticket, $100 for two tickets and $125 for three tickets.   What a deal!  Only a total of 299 tickets will be sold.  And every ticket comes with a complimentary glass of champagne.  Who will be the big winner!
To peak your interest, we are excited to share a preview of our wonderful Gift Auction packages. They are sure to please. Click  here  for a listing of all the fabulous packages…some old favorites and some new and exciting options too!
Our Silent Auction Packages are right on target hitting many price points to be affordable and doable.  Live auction bidding begins on Tuesday October 16th.  Click here for a complete list of packages from all of our Silent Auctions:  Student Art, Dress Down, Teacher Experiences and Parent Silent Auction. They have it all so don’t miss out on the opportunity to bid and win…..
  • How about a fun excursion for your child and some friends with one of our amazing teachers
  • Be the best mom ever and win a dress down for your child’s homeroom for a week
  • Score some great memorabilia of your child’s class with the awesome student art pieces that feature artwork or photos of students in grades PK3-2nd grades and 8th grade.
  • Head out for a weekend trip to NYL, or Washington DC, Bradley Beach or how about the Blue Ridge Mountains for a weekend at the Primland Resort.
  • Renovating soon or need some organizing advice? Then check out our Clean House package for a dumpster, Neat Method consult and discounts on renovations from Spina Construction.
  • After renovating you may need a spa day at Depasquale Salon and Spa….and more.