September 8, 2019 Weekly Word

We are off to a great start this year!!!

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 8:15 a.m. Room Parents Coffee
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11  8:15 a.m. New Families Coffee (in the lobby) Book fee and back to school forms due7:00 p.m. Back to School Night
DISMISSAL If your child is a walker and you are meeting them, please meet them by the crossing guard at the corner of MacCulloch Avenue and Miller Road.  If you have a younger child and you feel you need to meet them at school, please meet them in the front of the school entrance doors closest to the school buzzer on the wall.  Please do NOT stand so as to block the gym doors.  
Please remember to check the online bulletin on our school website for important daily announcements and updates.


Our basketball teams will be playing in the CYO League this year.  This is due to the decreasing number of schools in our Diocese.  Similar to previous years, basketball will be available for girls and boys in grades 4 through 8. 
Basketball registration will end on Sunday September 29th.Please register as soon as possible as we need to inform CYO the number of teams we are entering this year.

To register, please go online via 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 e-mailed to you immediately.  
A copy of your child’s Baptismal Certificate (preferred) or Birth Certificate is required.  After registering, please send a copy (not an original) of your child’s Baptismal Certificate to School in an envelope marked “CYO.”
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 or Camille Haynes at with any questions.

ASSUMPTION FALL FASHION SHOW – Thursday, October 17, 2019 Thank you to all of our Assumption Families who have already donated to our Fall Fashion Show! Our Gift and Silent Auction committees have been meeting over the summer. The success of this school fundraiser depends on the generosity of all of our Assumption Families. Please consider making a family donation or partner with a few other families on a group donation. We greatly appreciate your support of this event! Please visit the new Fashion Show Page on the school website for important forms and information.

Fashion Show Co-ChairsAndrea Bopp & Linda Riedell

Reservations Online Reservations and Pre-sale of Gift Auction Tickets are available by clicking on the link below. You will need the name of your Table Captain or you can specify the grade or person you wish to sit with. Please invite your family, friends and neighbors and make this an annual tradition! This is truly a fun ladies night out and supports a great cause….your children! If you are buying tickets for your guests, please include their cell number and email address.   Hope to see you there!

Corinne Karpack  Megan Reynolds  Christine Sannito Camille Haynes    

Off Premise Sales Our Grand Raffle prize this year is once again a $10,000 American Express gift card.   Each student will receive 2 books in their Family Packet on Mon. Sept. 9th. If you would like to get a jump start on selling your tickets, please consider signing up to sell raffle tickets at one of the Off Premise locations. For each book sold, your student will receive a chance to win a prize patrol prize every Friday during lunch. For every 2 books sold, your student will receive a chance to win a Mini Gift Auction prize Friday after our event.

Dana DeFillipps   Grace Crowley     Elizabeth Morales

Gift Auction If you have not yet decided on a donation, please consider browsing through our registry. Cross one thing off your September “to-do-list” and help our Gift Auction Committee get ahead of their September deadlines by purchasing an item or two today. Here is the registry link: If you prefer to make a cash donation, our committee is happy to do the shopping for you! Please mail a check payable to “Assumption HSA” to school “Attention Gift Auction” or reach out to one of our Gift Auction ladies directly. We look forward to another fantastic Fashion Show season. Thank you for your continued generosity!  Kate Ball              973-219-8118      Bobbi Jo Brusco       201-424-7007 Suzanne Dischinger  201-819-094 Jennifer Vuotto             201-841-9278

Silent Auction Do you own season tickets to a Sporting event? Would you consider donating tickets to 1 game? Do you own a timeshare or vacation home? Would you consider donating a week or weekend? Would you consider donating your points or miles to help our Silent Auction committee create a package? If you are interested in donating toward our Silent Auction packages, please reach out to one of our Committee members and they will happily tell you more about how you can help! Silent Auction also welcomes cash donations toward the purchase of their packages. If you are interested in making a cash donation to our Silent Auction, please mail a check payable to “Assumption HSA” to school “Attention Silent Auction” or reach out to one of the Silent Auction ladies directly. Thank you for your consideration! We appreciate your support! Silent Auction Committee  Solena Porras Allison Uribe Getchel Lubke Valerie Gehm Maybelle Lincoln     Meaghan Hulsy

Spirit of NJ Dinner DJ Dancing Cruise
Thursday Oct. 10th (no school on the 11th)
Leave school at 4:45pm Board boat at 6:30pmCruise NY Harbor 7-9:30pm Return to school at 10:15pm
Cost is $120 – includes dinner, drinks, desserts, DJ and dancing(once paid for no refunds will be issued)
Please click on below link to register. No checks will be accepted!

Registration begins 9/1 and will end either when buses are full or on 9/13.Questions please email

PRESENTATION ON VAPING:  WHAT’S BEHIND THE SMOKE  On Wednesday September 25th Ellie Plutto MA, LAC, NCC Morris County Substance Use Navigator will give a talk entitled: “Vaping:  what’s behind the smoke?”  During this talk Ellie will cover what vape is, what the vape devices look like and what harm vape can cause.  The trend in vaping for both girls and boys in middle and high schools has exploded both nationally and locally in the last few years.  Ellie will present to the 5th -8th grade students at 12:45pm and then again to the parents at 7pm in the gym.   All parents are encouraged to attend this talk as education about the dangers of vape need to start at home. 

VOLUNTEER AT ASSUMPTION SCHOOL     Volunteering on a committee is a rewarding way to show your support for Assumption School! Please follow the link to sign-up.  Committee coordinators will contact you within the next few weeks. No matter how you can help, your time and talents are needed and very much appreciated! ** Note: All school volunteers must complete the “Protecting God’s Children” requirements. Details will be provided.If you have any questions, please contact THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING ASSUMPTION SCHOOL! 

FALL CLAY SESSION 6 Mondays – 2:30-3:30 (September 23, 30 & October 7, 21, 28 & November 4) 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, September 19th. All supplies are included and firing will be done in my studio. A portion of your check goes to the school. Thanks!

5th -8th grade 
Friday, Oct. 25th 6:30-9pm in the gym.
Tickets will go on sale starting Oct. 21st during lunch time. $7

SAVE THE DATE: SHOP TO SUPPORT ASSUMPTION SCHOOL      Shop the Vineyard Vines Friends and Family shopping event on Sunday September 22nd between 10 am and 1 pm.  Vineyard Vines is offering a generous 10% off your purchase and 10% of all sales back to Assumption.