1-30: MAP 2 Testing Window
15: Scrip standing orders home
Registration for 2019 CYO Soccer and Cross-Country OPENS
16: Spring Concert, 7:00pm at Assumption Gym
20: 8th grade vs. Faculty Basketball Game, 12:30pm at Assumption Gym
24: Noon Dismissal/No Extended Care
27: Memorial Day Holiday: No School/No Extended Care
2: ASB-led Parish Mass (2nd gr. leads), 9:30am at St. Bridget & 10:30am at Assumption
3: Last day for 8th grade
5: Graduation Breakfast, 10:00am at Assumption Fellowship Hall (graduates & parents)
Graduation Mass, 7:00pm at Assumption Gym
12: Scrip standing orders home
13: Field Day: Noon Dismissal/Extended Care available
14: End of Year Celebration Mass (PreK-8), 10:45am at Assumption
Last day of school: Noon Dismissal/No Extended Care
Report cards home
2018-19 ASB Calendar PDF
2019-20 Calendar (DRAFT)
May 15, 2019
Dear Students, Families, Alumni, Parishioners, and Friends of ASB School,
Can you believe we are halfway through May? With only 4 ½ weeks to go, we are busy, busy, busy here at ASB!
- Congratulations to all of our second graders at Assumption and St. Bridget Parishes for receiving First Communion!
- Congratulations to the kindergarten students for a wonderful Spring Tea!
- Congratulations to all of our students who are wrapping up MAP testing! Thank you for your best efforts!
There are so many end of year events coming up. From Reading Rodeos to Learning Luaus, from Japan Day to Famous Washingtonians, from National Parks to final essays and projects, from boat trips to graduation. Please be sure you are reading the communication coming through the newsletter and your classrooms to stay on top of all that is going on.
I hope to see many of you tomorrow evening at 7:00 PM for our spring concert. Our beginning band, concert band, street band, and choir will fill the Assumption Gym with beautiful music!
On Monday, May 20th
, we will have our annual Faculty vs. 8th
grade basketball game at 12:30 in Assumption Gym. We will have “color wars” free dress that day. 8th
graders will be rocking their best neon outfits. Look for more information this week on each grade level’s assigned color.
I would like to say a special thank you to all of our hard-working parent committees. Our Development Committee, Facilities Committee, Finance Council, Parent Board, School Commission, Capital Campaign Cabinet and Governance Council are all wrapping up for the year. The time, expertise, and dedication each member has put into our work the past year is a huge part of the success of our school. Thank you to these groups and all they do for ASB!
Finally, I am happy to announce that Jeanette Hurley, former first grade teacher, will return this fall to be the long-term substitute when Mrs. Brousseau has her baby. We are so fortunate to have her coming back to the classroom.
Enjoy the weekend!
Look for your standing orders in today’s Wednesday envelope. Enclosed is a form for you to let us know your summer scrip plans. Please return the forms in the scrip pouch as soon as possible.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Soccer News and Cross Country News!
Registration for the 2019 soccer and cross country seasons is now OPEN
. Registration for both of these sports will run through the summer and will close on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.
2019 ASB Soccer: grades K-8
- Registration cost K-4th grade $75
- Registration cost 5-8th grade $85
- Late registration, June 15-August 7th, cost increases $25
2019 Cross Country: grades K-8
- Registration cost K-8th grade $50
- Late registration, June 15-August 7th, cost increases $25
* Please note: CYO has increased the team registration fees for all schools. They have moved to a new athletics database and management system that will streamline the registration process for CYO athletics. You will see this reflected in the cost of registration for ASB athletics in 2019-2020. Thank you.
Track and Field News:
Congrats and good luck to all the NorthEnd Striders competitors. Please see the included CYO track meet schedule for the 2019 season:
- Qualifying: Saturday, May 18, 2019 @ 10:00am & 3:00pm (Highline Stadium)
- 8th Grade Pentathlon: Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 12:30pm (West Seattle Stadium)
- All-Comers Meet: Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 10:00am (Highline Stadium)
- Championship Meet: Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 12:00pm (Highline Stadium)
CYO Baseball games start this weekend. Please check out the ASB Baseball schedules on the CYO Team Sideline website. Good luck to our baseball teams, go bulldogs!
Teacher Taught Summer Enrichment Camps
Study Skills at ASB (Incoming 4th and 5th grade)
Teacher: Mrs. Jan Myers
When: July 29 - August 1, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
This study skills camp will help incoming fourth and fifth graders be more confident as they meet the various challenges a new school year can bring. This camp will develop students’ executive functioning skills, help them identify their strengths, and assist in developing areas where there have been challenges. Topics that will be covered include: individual learning styles, organizational tools, time management, self-monitoring, planning and prioritizing, and task initiation. In addition, we will also be reviewing key curriculum topics in math and language arts. This camp will help students get an early start to a productive and successful school year.
For more information or to register, please contact: Jan Myers
Study Skills at ASB (Incoming 6, 7, and 8 grade)
Teacher: Ms. Elee McCarthy
When: July 29 - August 1, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (incoming 6th grade
When: August 5 - 8, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (incoming 7th and 8th grade
Incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are invited to get a jump-start on a successful 2019-2020 school year at a study skills camp. Students will learn about: individual learning styles, time management, test taking skills, and note taking strategies, among other topics that will be catered to the group’s highest needs. The camp will develop students’ executive functioning skills, help identify strengths and aid in developing areas where they have room to grow.
For more information or to register, please contact: Elee McCarthy
ASB Drama Camps (Incoming 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 grade)
Teacher: Ms. Julie Olsen
“The Little Mermaid” (Incoming 1st-4th Grade)
When: June 24 – June 28, 9 AM – 3 PM
“The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” (Incoming 4th- 6th Grade)
When: June 17 – June 21, 10 AM – 2 PM
Actor’s Toolbox (Incoming 6th- 8th Grade)
When: July 8 – July 12, 9 AM – 3 PM
Do you love theatre? Are you eager to sharpen your theatre skills during a transformative week of Drama Camp? This coming Summer, ASB Drama is excited to host theatre camps for all ages! Our “Little Mermaid” (Grades 1-4), “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” (Grades 4 - 6), and “Actor’s Toolbox: songs and Monologues” (Grades 6- 8) summer camps are designed to immerse drama-loving kids in the magic of singing, dancing, acting, and connecting! We will work on musical theatre skills together, explore crafting and propping, and each camp will culminate in a Performance/Share-Day. Middle School Actors, be sure to check out our Actor’s Toolbox workshop, in which we’ll work on acting, singing, and performance skills!
For more information or to register, please contact: Julie Olsen
Current PreK & Kindergarten families... you are our most connected group of parents!
Do you know families who are considering options for 2019-20 Kindergarten? I'd love to talk to them!
Please email me with the names/contact info of families you think would appreciate learning more about ASB School. You may be eligible for our Incentive Referral!
The Camp ASB Summer Calendar is now available. You can find the calendar on the ASB School website and it is included in this newsletter. Registrations and prepayments for Camp ASB, including registration for the Camp ASB Field Trips, are now being accepted. Some field trips have a limited number of space and it is important for those families that want their children to attend, or need their children to attend Camp ASB on those days, are free to secure their spots. This can be done by contacting me or indicating your needs on the Camp ASB Registration Forms.
Camp ASB Forms:
Extended Care reminders:
- Camp ASB registration forms, KinderCamp registration forms and Camp ASB calendar are now available. Please go to the Extended Care page on the ASB Website, to get more information.
- If you have any questions about Extended Care, please do not hesitate to contact Dylan Pouley or Kai Bond we are happy to assist you in whatever way that we can.
Thanks for Submitting Your Volunteer Interest Information!
We are looking forward to a fabulous 2019-2020 school year thanks in no small part to our wonderful family volunteers who help support the efforts of ASB teachers and staff in large and small ways-- from parking duty and teaming up to pull off yet another wonderous auction to assisting hands-on learning in the classroom.
If at any time you need to update your interest in or availabilty for volunteer positions, refer to the Parent Board section of the ASB website where you can find more information and updates as needed. You can also reach out to our volunteer coordinator, Amy Perez
, with any questions.
Traffic Duty, May 16th -- May 22nd
(Thank you Kindergarten Families!)
Thursday, 5/16: Loop -- Peterson, Pfau, Phillips, Powell; Big Toy -- Powers, Roberts
Friday, 5/17: Loop -- Ruf, Smith, Taylor, Halffman; Big Toy -- Erickson, Kehrli
Monday, 5/20: Loop -- Braatz, N. Davis, C. Davis, Covery Carson; Big Toy -- Roberts, Albertini
Tuesday, 5/21: Loop - Barrett, Drake, Branham, Cahill; Big Toy - Carey, Chawes
Wednesday, 5/22: Loop - Christie, Uffelman, VanBuskirk, VanDerhoef; Big Toy - Volk, Weishaar
Are you looking for a way to fulfill service hours? Assumption Parish will be hosting a sew for Days for Girls - an international organization that makes menstrual kits for girls around the world so that they can stay in school.
You do not need to sew there are many tasks for non-sewers. Bring your sewing machine, iron/board, or just your self and come work with us - we would love to have you.
Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 - 9 pm in the Fellowship Hall - come when you can - no need to stay the entire time.
Please contact Ellen Bollard or 206-940-1069 if you have any questions or would like to help with food, set-up or clean-up. Thank you.
St. Bridget Parish:
Children’s Faith Formation, Family Nights, and Sacramental Preparation
EDGE Middle School Youth Group
On Monday evenings from 7-8pm we offer a program for children in grades 1-5 that involves fun, faith formation, and fellowship. Younger students will have the opportunity to get paired up with older student "buddies" in the Junior High EDGE program, meets at the same time.
Monday nights at 6:30pm! Open to all 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Come join the fun!
Seattle Prep News
Middle school families, learn more about Seattle Prep HERE
Youth Football Camp information HERE
Bishop Blanchet News
Middle school families, learn more about Bishop Blanchet HERE
Summer Camp opportunities information HERE
Host family information HERE
Holy Names News
Middle school families, learn more about Holy Names Academy HERE
Summer Camp opportunities information HERE
Holy Names Cougar Soccer Camp information HERE
Holy Names Leadership Academy 2019 information HERE
Middle school families, learn more about O'Dea HERE
Roosevelt HS News
Middle school families learn more about RHS HERE
Roosevelt Football information:
- Football Paperwork due date of May 24th. We need that paperwork in asap, spring football starts June 3rd https://roosevelths.seattleschools.org/student_activities/athletics/athletic_paperwork
- Football all comers football combine Thursday May 23rd. Open to all incoming 9th graders, at Roosevelt 4:30 pm to 6 pm. Parent meeting and family barbecue to follow at 6:15-7:00pm at Roosevelt
Archbishop Murphy News
Middle school families, learn more about Archbishop Murphy HS HERE
Hoopaholics develops and inspires youth basketball players on and off the court, cultivating an excitement guided by life lessons learned through the game. Hoopaholics is partnering with Camp ASB for the second time this Summer, to host a basketball camp the week of July 22-26. For more information on Hoopaholics basketball camps click HERE
Keep up to date with Watts Basketball, plus see special announcements, training videos, and insights from Coach Donald Watts by liking us on Facebook
or following us on Instagram
Registration is now open for summer camps! Watts is offering multiple five-day sessions from June through August. Click here for the full schedule.
North Seattle Titans Football
Free Skills camp 6/02/19 Sunday 3-5 pm check in is at 2:30 pm.
It is a free camp that we host at Ingraham High School. Each participant gets a free Titans tee shirt. We do basics football skills and drills. It gives families exposure to our program and our brand of Football! To sign up just RSVP name, age and grade to me @ email@example.com
MINDFULNESS & YOGA FOR KIDS & TWEENS
Ericka Thielke | Nationally Certified Music Teacher
Over 20 years of experience teaching children of all levels in the Ravenna neighborhood.