PEEK DAY 2016!

Important School Related Dated!

PEEK DAY! 8:00-11:00am – Come take a look at your child’s next classroom and meet the teacher! Bring all the school supplies so you do not have to mess with it on the first day of school! Remember, Parent -Teacher relations are important for your child’s success in school.

Please bring all materials given to you by your child’s last years teacher three days BEFORE summer break.  Please do not forget to read… then complete the reading log, and workbooks.  This is all about giving our children the best advantage possible!

FIRST DAY OF 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR! 7:45-12:00noon – Half Day – Early dismissal.  (Remember to bring your Tech Team Certificates to be signed by Mrs. De La Rosa and Mr. Stark)

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Sincerely,

Mr. Stark

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Celebrating The Divine Mercy

What is the Divine Mercy?

 The message and devotion to Jesus as The Divine Mercy
is based on the writings of Saint Faustina Kowalska, an
uneducated Polish nun who, in obedience to her spiritual director wrote a diary of about 600 pages recording the
revelations she received about God’s mercy. Even before
her death in 1938, the devotion to The Divine Mercy had
begun to spread.

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Divine Mercy Devotional

The message of mercy is that God loves us — all of us —
no matter how great our sins. He wants us to recognize that
His mercy is greater than our sins, so that we will call upon
Him with trust, receive His mercy, and let it flow through us to
others. Thus, all will come to share His joy. It is a message
we can call to mind simply by remembering ABC.

A — Ask for His Mercy. God wants us to approach
Him in prayer constantly, repenting of our sins and
asking Him to pour His mercy out upon us and upon
the whole world.

B — Be merciful. God wants us to receive His mercy
and let it flow through us to others. He wants us to
extend love and forgiveness to others just as He does
to us.

C — Completely trust in Jesus. God wants us to know
that the graces of His mercy are dependent upon our
trust. The more we trust in Jesus, the more we will
receive.

Divine Mercy Diary

(The Above information came from – The Divine Mercy Devotional  click the link for more resources.) 

Google Classroom – Upper Grades Thanksgiving Reports!

Google Classroom reports where due this past Friday. This week I will be grading them before the Thanksgiving break.  So on Thursday be sure to login and see the top three reports!  Remember it could be anyone from Grades 5-8! 

Also remember school is out on Wednesday at Noon! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday and see everyone back here at Ascension on Monday, November 30, 2015.

 

STAR TESTING

Renaissance Learning – STAR TESTING CYCLE 2

All students will be taking the STAR TEST in each grade level from Kinder – 8th this next week starting Monday, October 26, 2015 – Friday, October 30, 2015.

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Please have your students at school and ready for the STAR TEST. Please view the following suggestions that can help you have your children ready;

 1.       Start with a heavy and healthy breakfast.

2.       Stick to frequent, small meals.

3.       Include proteins in their diet.

4.       Keep them hydrated.

5.       Avoid too much caffeine.

6.      Avoid too much sugar and processed foods.

7.       Make sure they get their stress-buster foods.

8.       Give them foods to increase efficiency of the brain.

9.       Don’t miss out on memory enhancer foods.

10.   Avoid eating outside food during exams.

Please visit the following website for more details on the types of foods mentioned above: Click Here

Please visit both Miss. Rueda 2nd Grade Link: & Miss. Rueda 3rd Grade Link to see what they are suggesting for your kids.

Google Classroom Part Two

Google Seminar – Hands On!

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I wanted to thank all the parents who took the time to be here at Ascension in the Lab this past Friday evening.  For those who came they received the User Name and Password to their child’s Google Classroom Account.  They where shown how to log-in and view assignments.  This is a very important step because as we move forward students will need to become more accountable for the learning that is taking place and this involves all parents and teachers equally to help our students in this process.

Google Classroom Seminar part 2

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Many of the parents who came to part 1 asked for a hands-on class.  So it is my great pleasure to announce that Mrs. De La Rosa was very happy that parents wanted a second class. The goal for part 2 is to open the computers in the Lab and login to your students accounts.  The three exercise’s  should take about an hour and will be very hands -on from start to finish.  Again, Miss D. Rueda, and Miss J. Rueda will be here to support the Spanish speakers in our community.

I am looking forward to this next event and hope many more parents can attend.  Tentatively we will be looking to hold two classes both being an hour on a Friday night from 5-6 and 6:30-7:30.   Please feel free to contact me directly after school or by email if you have any question, concerns, comments.

Please Visit Ascension on Facebook: CLICK HERE! Don’t forget to like us.

Sincerely,

Mr. Stark – Director of Technology

Email: asctech@ascensionschoolla.org

 

GOOGLE CLASSROOM SEMINAR

What is Google Classroom? Why do you need to attend? 

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I am excited to invite all parents to our first Google Classroom Seminar hosted here at Ascension Catholic School.  I urge everyone who has a student enrolled to come Friday, October 9, 2015 to one of our three free sessions that should answer all your questions  about the online free platform all our students from 2nd -8th will be engaging with over the course of this school year. Topics that will be discussed is as follows:

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1.) What is Google Classroom

2.) How to login

3.) How to navigate the platform

4.) How to submit assignments

5.) How to monitor your child’s account

6.) Explain Google Drive, and Docs.

Please RSVP to the office 323-756-4064 the time that works best for you – 5-6PM,  6-7PM, 7-8PM. The seminar will be held in the school lab. Translation will be available by Miss J. Rueda, and Miss D. Rueda. Each session is limited to 25 parents because there will be activities for parents to complete on the school computers.

OR Signup Here!

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I look forward to seeing everyone there!

Sincerely,

Mr. Stark

Welcome to Computer Class – School Year 2015-16!

WELCOME BACK!

Welcome back to all my parents and students in all grade levels to another exciting year here at Ascension Catholic School!  I always want to say hello and welcome to all the new parents and students who will be attending the computer classes for the first time.  My goal is to build the most successful and productive computer class ever! To begin I would like to give all students and parents the main avenue to stay in communication with me and to the school.

First and foremost I have an open door policy. Please feel free to visit with me after school in the computer lab M-F.

Secondly, you can leave a comment on this webpage… so please leave a comment below. (Remember to be active on the webpage as this is where you will find all course work and assignments I will be assigning throughout the year with due dates and rubrics.)

Thirdly,  you can find comments and assignment along with your child’s grades on Grade Link. Click Here to log in.

Fourthly, please show your support for our school community through being active on the school’s Facebook Fan Page. Click Here!

PAGES!!!!

On this website you will find a page for every Computer Class that I teach.  To find the pages click on the icon at the top of this webpage with the three lines.

To begin it is very important for all parents to read through the Parents Page and make sure all forms are signed and returned within the first week of School.

On the his Classes Page you will find what is happening within each classroom and specific resources at grade level for your child to use at home to increase their computer related skills.

I look forward to hearing from all of you very soon,

God Bless,

Mr. Stark

Google Classroom Seminar’s

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Google Classroom Seminar will continue at Ascension Catholic School in the computer lab every first Saturday, starting February 4, 2017.

Google Classroom is completely free to all parents and parishioners. Come join Mr. Stark, M.S.Ed., Miss. J. Rueda, M.A.Ed., and Miss. D. Rueda, M.A.Ed., from 10 am-12 noon for a morning filled with Google based, Common Core driven Reading, Math, and Computer resources that every parent can easily implement to help your child be more successful in all their educational endeavours.

Need to know what was discussed in the last Seminar?  Contact Mr. Stark after school from 3:00-3:45.

Upcoming topics for the New Year:

  • Google Search Techniques – Get more out of Google Search!
  • More Reading / ELA strategies
  • Math Strategies
  • Google Classroom Revised
  • Digital Tools and more

Invest in your child this Christmas – Give them a Chromebook they can bring to school which is dedicated to Google Classroom – Click Here

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As always please follow us on

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AscensionCatholicSchoolLA/

School Website: http://www.ascensionschoolla.org/

URGENT NEWS!!!

SCHOOL CLOSED TODAY TUESDAY, DECEMBER  15, 2015

Ascension Catholic School will be closed Tuesday, December 15, 2015 due to circumstances affecting Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  School will resume on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. We will keep all parents notified of any changes via phone and the School’s Website. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

God Bless,

Mrs. De La Rosa

Ascension Principal