Traditions

Traditions

Open House –  Open for students and parents, teachers will be present in their classrooms, co-curricular teachers, and clubs will be in the Parish Hall

 

Chapel – Every Tuesday and Friday in the church.  Grades 1-8 meet at 8:30 am, and grades pre-school through K meet at 9 am.  First grade through Eighth grade meets at 9:25 am. Parents are always welcome to attend. All school chapels meet at 9 am.

 

Flag Gathering – Every Tuesday everyone gathers around the green to celebrate our nation by saying the Pledge of Allegiance and singing a patriotic song.

 

Convocation –  Opening celebration for parents only.  ELP begins at 6 pm in the classroom, then on to the church at 7 pm.  Preschool through grade 5 meet in the church at 7 pm and proceed to the classrooms at 7:30 to 8:30pm

 

Grandparent/Special Friends Chapel –  This is a 9 am all school chapel, with time for grandparents to visit the classrooms and the book fair after the chapel.

 

All Saints Chapel –  An all school chapel at 9 am, celebrating All Saints Day

 

Community Service Day –  Children from all grade levels work on projects for those in need.  Work benefits several city organizations, such as CAPS, Lord of the Streets, WHAM, and Seafarers.

 

St. Nicholas Chapel  An all school chapel at 9 am celebrating and meeting St. Nicholas

 

The Nativity –  Presented by Kindergarten and accompanied by Preschool and Pre-K, 9 am in the church, the story of the birth of Christ.

 

Epiphany Chapel – An all school chapel presented by Pre-K, telling the story of the journey of the Wise men.

 

Scripps Spelling Bee –  As part of the National Spelling Bee contest, our students in grades 3-5 participate in a preliminary contest to determine our school winner. This student goes on to compete in a regional contest.

 

 

Rodeo Day – A Texas and Ascension school tradition for all grades.  Children from preschool through grade 8 experience dancing, games, pony rides, petting zoo and lunch for this early March event.

 

Mothers Day Chapel –  A Friday all school chapel at 9 am to honor our mothers.  A reception in the Parish Hall follows this chapel.

 

Elementary Spring Program –  Our spring program is presented by Kindergarten through grade 5, at 7 pm in the church.

 

Graduation –  A ceremony held for our fifth and eighth-graders in the church as they graduate from Ascension.  A reception follows in the Parish Hall.