Monday, November 12
Thanksgiving Food Drive continues. Donations due by Friday morning, November 16th.
7th grade brings in “Brown Bag Breakfast” for the Community Soup Kitchen – see link for details
Wednesday, November 14
Report cards go home
Make up and retakes of school pictures. ANyone wishing a retake must bring in their photo package.
Thursday, November 15
Conferences -Half day 11:00 dismissal
No After Care
Friday, November 16
Conferences – Half day 11:00 dismissal
No After Care
NEW DISMISSAL PROCEDURE EFFECTIVE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH
In order to provide a safe environment for our children and school staff, we have been advised to update our dismissal procedures by the Morristown Police Department as well as several other safety and security personnel in the Morris School District. Therefore, effective Monday, November 26, 2018 the following changes will take effect:
- All school doors will remain locked during dismissal
- Parents will no longer enter the building during dismissal
- Bus riders will be dismissed as usual
- At 2:25 cars will be allowed to enter single file in the front driveway (PLEASE PULL ALL THE WAY FORWARD)
- Every family will be given two name tags for your vehicle, which will be displayed on your front passenger visor
- School staff will be assisting students entering vehicles on the passenger side only
- Walkers will dismissed after car riders
- There will be no parking in the back-parking lot after pre-school dismissal
We understand and appreciate change can be a challenge but please keep in mind this is being done to provide a safe environment for our children and staff.
Thank you in advance for your patience and support.
ADVENTURE CLUB – KALAHARI INDOOR WATER PARK
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
5th-8th grade only
$86 includes entrance to water park, coach bus and dinner ( pizza or chicken tenders)
Students will leave school at 1:30pm and return at 7:30pm
Registration must be done online!
New online consent waiver now online!!! No more printing permission forms!!!
Registration will end once buses are full!
No refunds will be issued.
KIDSTUFF COUPON SAVINGS BOOK
Please check your kids’ backpack this week for the KidStuff coupon savings book! I know many people are finding last year’s coupon book under a seat in their car at this point, BUT there are some exciting changes to the sale this year that make it both easier to sell and use the book!
Online selling to family and friends is super easy with the link provided in the letter coming home, AND an app is included with each purchased book! No need to worry about having the book with you (app is disabled with books returned unpurchased).
The 7th grade parents and students hope every student will buy or sell at least one coupon book in support of their fundraising to defray costs of their 8th grade graduation.
We all have that family member that LOVES coupons – this is the perfect gift !
Sale ends 11/27/18 , after Thanksgiving weekend.
Thank you so much in advance !
2018-2019 YEARBOOKS ORDER FORMS
Yearbook Forms will be sent home on Monday, November 12th. You can also order your yearbook on line here.
CHRISTMAS STORE – THE COUNTDOWN IS ON!
Only 3 1/2 weeks until the gym transforms into the North Pole. Our final Workshops will take place Tuesday nights, 11/13 and 11/27 from 7-9pm, as well as Wednesday mornings, 11/14 and 11/28 from 8:15-11am in the Multipurpose Room (across from the nurse’s office).
PLEASE NOTE: Santa’s Workshop will be closed 11/20 and 11/21.
Please see our complete schedule here.
Additionally, each year there are raffles for the children and parents to participate in. These raffles are composed of items donated by the Assumption community. Our wish lists includes items such as, the Nintendo Switch, Chrome Book, American Girl Doll, Lego’s, Beats, Ace Fit Bit, gift cards to town, or any other hot item you think the kids may enjoy! If you would like to donate a raffle item, or make a monetary donation to be used for a raffle, please contact Michelle Carr at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll make sure it becomes part of a wonderful raffle.
KID CHEF – FALL SESSION – TUESDAY 11/13
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. Each session will focus on a particular meal and end in tasting the fruits of our labor! Please see the flyer for additional information!
CLAY STUDIO- HOLIDAY SESSIONS
6 Mondays – 2:30-3:30
November 12, 19, 26 & December 3, 10, 17
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 $78 check, for Peggy Davo, to the main office by Thursday, November 8th. All supplies are included and firing will be done in my studio. A portion of your check goes to the school.
ANNUAL RESPECT LIFE MASS – SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH
Please join us in celebrating the Annual Respect Life Mass With Bishop Serratelli, on Sunday, November 17th at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Paterson, at 10:00 am. Please see parish website for additional details.
NFL FOOTBALL SUNDAY – KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CLUB
Are you looking for a place to relax after the THanksgiving festivities? Please join us to watch both the Giants and the Jets games on at the Knights of Columbus COuncil CLub at 13 South Street, Morristown (on The Green) on Sunday, November 25th from 12:30 pm -7:00 pm. Ladies are welcome too.
All attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite jersey!
Meet your neighbors, friends and make some new friends at the Knights. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the Knights and to tour our recently renovated private club, which is listed on the NJ Register of Historic Buildings. It’s not your father’s Knights of Columbus!
THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE
Assumption School will be collecting non-perishable food to donate to the Interfaith Food Pantry to spread the gift of food to those in need. Starting in November all items can be left in the front entrance of Assumption School. All non-perishables are welcome. Below find a list of the most needed items. Please see flyer for additional details.
We appreciate your generosity. Many blessings to all!
RAISING RESILIENT CHILDREN AND TEENS
November 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Morris Educational Foundation, in partnership with the
Morris School District’s Office of the Superintendent, is proud to present Dr. Robert Brooks – Psychologist, Author & Parenting Expert and a faculty member of Harvard Medical School, with Raising Resilient Children and Teens. Dr. Brooks is one of today’s leading parenting experts and authors on resilience, self-esteem, motivation and family relationships. See flyer for additional details.
Please follow the link for an informative article “Teen Vaping: What You Need to Know” from Childmind.org.
ATTENTION PRE-SCHOOL AND 6TH GRADE PARENTS
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