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CYO Sports

Ascension students participate in a variety of sports through the parish Catholic Youth Organization. Among the many sports offered are Volleyball, basketball, soccer, and cheerleading. Please contact the school office for further information.

BAND

Students in grades 5-8 may participate in the Ascension Band Program through Carroll High School. Band rehearsals are held during the school day and during evenings at Carroll.  Mr. Carl Soucek, Carroll High School Band Chair moderates this program.

LEGO LEAGUE

The Lego League is open to students in grades 5-8 who enjoy problem solving and team collaboration working with Lego Robotics. Each year groups will move on to local area competition. This activity is sponsored by the Ascension PTO and is led by Mr. Mark Waggoner and Mr. John Gazzera.The Lego League is open to students in grades 5-8 who enjoy problem solving and team collaboration working with Lego Robotics. Each year groups will move on to local area competition. This activity is sponsored by the Ascension PTO and is led by Mr. Mark Waggoner and Mr. John Gazzera.

CHOIR

The school choir is open to students in grades 4-8. The choir sings at every school Mass and rehearses two mornings before school.  Mrs. Stephanie Klein moderates the school choir.

SCIENCE FAIR

Students in grades 1-6 may participate in a Spanish Immersion program. Students will meet weekly in the first semester of the school year.

GIRLS ON THE RUN

GIRLS ON THE RUN is a physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls of all abilities. Girls in grades 3-5 are eligible for GOTR and girls in grades 6-8 are eligible for the Heart and Sole program. This program is sponsored by the Ascension PTO and must have parent support to be held. Mr. Himes, Mrs. Longfellow, and Miss Lymburner moderate this program.

MASS SERVERS

Students in grades 5,6,7, and 8 are trained each year to help serve at school and parish Masses. One fo the parish deacons train the students.  Serving as a mass attendant is an honor and a privilege, and may students volunteer for this activity.

Scouts

Ascension Parish oversees the scouting program for both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts beginning in kindergarten. This activity requires parent leadership. Please contact the school office for further information.

JOOI

The junior high (grades 5,7, and 8) have the opportunity to join the Junior Optimist Club which meets monthly after school.  The club works on services projects for the school and outside community. The club is moderated by Mrs. Peg Gaby.

SPANISH CLUB

Students in grades 1-6 may participate in a Spanish Immersion program. Students will meet weekly in the first semester of the school year.

PEACEMAKERS

The Lego League is open to students in grades 5-8 who enjoy problem solving and team collaboration working with Lego Robotics. Each year groups will move on to local area competition. This activity is sponsored by the Ascension PTO and is led by Mr. Mark Waggoner and Mr. John Gazzera.