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This year’s Lenten theme for Ascension Lutheran School and Church is “Making Room.” The idea is to make room for spiritual practices that help us live fuller, more vibrant lives. This skit, performed at church by some of our 7th-grade students, helps us to think through how we can make room for God through prayer.
Each year, Ascension students, age 4-years through 8th-grade from our church and school, plant and grow tomato seeds beginning in February. The annual tomato sale at Ascension provides our students with opportunities to: Develop a sense of marketing and business practices Discover the basics of gardening Learn to care for creation and eat healthily Identify […]
Ascension Lutheran Church and School and Temple Adat Elohim have partnered to host the final stop of the exhibit “This is Hunger” from Mazon, a Jewish Response to Hunger. The “This is Hunger” exhibit is at Ascension Lutheran Church and School February 10-14, 2018. Students, grades 6-8, participated in this mobile experience contained in a 53-foot-long, […]
Mrs. Beck, our middle school English teacher, presented “the Power of a Book” at our Made to Thrive Growing Strong through the Tween Years event on February 6, 2018. Her passion for reading comes through as she articulates how a book is a life shared, an attitude changer, and a great teacher. Her joy of […]
Throughout the season of Epiphany, our focus has been on inspiring students to “Be the Light” and serve and love “the least of these.” In chapel on January 10, Denise Cortes, area director of Lutheran Social Services in Thousand Oaks, shared with students in chapel about the homeless situation in our community and how students […]
Lent begins on Wed, February 14. It is the six weeks before Easter and is known as a time to grow and deepen one’s faith. This year’s Lenten theme for Ascension Lutheran School and Church is “Making Room.” The idea is to make room for spiritual practices that help us live fuller, more vibrant lives. Just […]
As part of our upcoming event, “Made to Thrive: Growing Strong through the Tween Years”, Dr. Tracy Bennett, founder of Get Kids Internet Safe will be speaking at Ascension. Dr. Bennett offers practical suggestions for managing the social pressures of social media. This short video provides an overview of her approach and program: We invite […]
During this season of Advent, we have focused our service learning efforts on giving gifts of hope. Students have had many opportunities to give meaningful gifts that make a difference in the lives of others: Gifts of Hope Marketplace – Students grades 3-8 put their entrepreneurial spirit into full gear as they created crafts and […]
Last week, Ascension classes joined with millions of students from around the globe by participating in the Hour of Code. This worldwide effort introduces students to computer science with engaging activities and tutorials. At Ascension, it supplements our commitment to ensuring every student has an opportunity to explore computer science in both weekly computer classes and through […]
On Tuesday, November 7, Ascension Lutheran School was honored to welcome the Mayor of Thousand Oaks, Claudia Bill-De La Peña, to our campus for a special presentation, “Ask the Mayor”. In recognition of Election Day, Mayor Bill-De La Peña, shared information about Thousand Oaks, and answered thoughtfully posed questions from each grade level. It was a great […]