Weekly Word November 10, 2019

Monday, November 11 – Thanksgiving Food Drive starts.

Wednesday, November 13 – Report cards go home.
Make-up and retakes of school pictures. Anyone wishing a retake must bring in their photo package.

Thursday, November 14 – Conferences
Dismissal at 11:00 a.m. No After Care

Friday, November 15 – Conferences
Dismissal at 11:00 a.m. No After Care


Grandparents of Assumption School
The Faculty and Children invite you to attend our ANNUAL THANKSGIVING SENIOR LUNCHEON on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m. in the school Gymnasium.

To place your reservation please call or email the school office by: November 13, 2019 at 973-538-0590 pdechiaro@assumptionnj.org

Please Note: Parking will be available in the parking lot behind the school. The ONLY students attending the Luncheon are the members of the Student Council


Even though catalog sales (with school delivery) have ended, you can still support the fundraiser and get items in time for Christmas if you order online by December 6!

To order online and have items shipped to your home go to https://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com/ and enter the group code 999995895, then click “start shopping”.

Any questions: Contact Anne Grimes (angrimes@optonline.net) or Lucia Spina (thespinafamily@yahoo.com)




Great news! We our updating our Christmas Store Workshop schedule and will be wrapping and crafting this Thursday November 14th. Please come by the Multi Purpose Room (next door to Prek3) and join the fun while helping us provide the kids with one of the most magical days of the year. Complete schedule of upcoming dates available here.

If you are unable to attend, but would like to wrap presents at home, please contact Meredith Ricciardi at m.ricciardi@optimum.net. Santa’s elves will provide the wrapping paper and tags. Please note- ALL boxes for at home wrapping must be delivered back to school by November 27th.

Lastly, each year there are raffles for the children and parents. These raffles are composed donations from the Assumption community. Our wish list includes gifts such as the Nintendo Switch, Chrome Book, American Girl Doll, Legos, Air Pods, or any other hot item you think the kids would enjoy. If you would like to donate a raffle item or make a monetary donation towards the raffles, please contact Stephanie Vieira at svieira1129@mail.com.


We’re back…………. with new and exciting recipes. Mrs. Sopira and Mrs. Guglielmo will share their culinary skills and recipes with you. In this class we will be making both savory and sweet snacks using puff pastry and ice cube trays. Yes, you read it right!! So fun and delicious!!!

Here are the particulars:
Wednesday, November 20
Class will begin at 2:30 and end at 4:00 pm
We will meet in the Computer Room.
Dismissal will be via the doors near the Music Room (the teacher’s parking lot)
Your child might want to bring a water bottle.

The cost is $40.00 per class. Checks should be made out to S. Sopira or S. Guglielmo, or cash.(Checks are non-refundable).

Please see the attached flyer for additional information!


NJ state law requires all pre-school children to receive the flu vaccine annually. If you have not already done so, please provide documentation from your doctor that your child has had the vaccine by December 1, 2019. Any child without proper documentation will not be allowed to return to school.

Please call or stop by the nurse’s office if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Ronnie Marone RN and Marybeth Watkins RN
Assumption School Nurses


Assumption’s Annual Blood Drive will be held TODAY, November 10th from 8:30-1:30pm in the school gym. The Red Cross highly encourages all donors to schedule an appointment in order to assist with staffing the blood drive. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor keyword: Assumption School. Donors must be 17 years of age (or 16 years old with parental consent. Parents will need to accompany minor in order to sign consent form). Any additional questions can be emailed to AndreaBopp@verizon.net.

Parent Consent form:



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 here
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f044aadae2dab9-monday6 to sign up. Thank You!


6 Mondays – 2:30-3:30 – $78
November 11, 18, 25 and December 2, 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 $78 check, for Peggy Davo, to the main office by Thursday, November 7th. All supplies are included and firing will be done in my studio. A portion of your check goes to the school. Thanks!


Once again, the Bishop has graciously agreed to have a “Pizza Night with the Bishop”. The evening event will take place on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm and will be located at Morris Catholic High School in Denville.

Attached is a flyer with more information.