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Summer Spotlight on Staff – Ms. Phillips

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Ms. Phillips

Deanne Phillips has over 20 years of teaching experience and has been instrumental in developing our Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs. Ms. Phillips currently serves as Assistant Principal. She shares that the thing she loves most about teaching at Ascension is the people, finding that it is truly a family here where teachers, as well as […]

Current Students, Elementary, Faculty & Staff, Kindergarten, Middle School, Prospective Students

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Coach Clem

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Coach Clem

Coach Clem serves as our middle school PE teacher, health teacher, and athletics director here at Ascension. Each year, Coach Clem looks forward to having excited students participate in a sport or two and encouraging the athletes as they progress through their season.  Ascension participates in the Tri-Valley Christian Athletic League and offers Girls Volleyball and […]

Athletics, Current Students, Elementary, Faculty & Staff, Middle School, Prospective Students

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Mrs. Rowlands

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Mrs. Rowlands

Today, it’s our 3rd-Grade teacher, Mrs. Rowlands who is in the Summer Spotlight. A founder and ongoing champion of the Makerspace here at Ascension,  she is always looking for ways to cultivate opportunities for students to connect their learning to the real world. “Teaching at Ascension is exciting,” says Mrs. Rowlands, “because while we are exploring […]

Current Students, Elementary, Faculty & Staff, Makerspace, Prospective Students

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Dr. Maliski

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Dr. Maliski

Today’s Summer Spotlight on Staff features Dr. Susanne Maliski. History Teacher for grades 6-8, technology coordinator, and computer teacher for 1st through 5th grades are just a few of the hats that Dr. Maliski wears around our campus. During the summer, she loves the opportunity to travel and visit family. This summer, she plans to […]

Current Students, Elementary, Faculty & Staff, Middle School, Prospective Students

Transitional Kindergarten – Frequently Asked Questions

Transitional Kindergarten – Frequently Asked Questions

We often say that a Transitional Kindergarten year is truly a gift you can offer to your child. At Ascension, the appropriate candidate for TK is one who is a bit young to start Kindergarten but is excited and ready to begin exploring kindergarten concepts. On the flip side, if your child is Kindergarten age, […]

Admissions, ALECC, Elementary, Kindergarten, Prospective Students

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Señorita Berg

Summer Spotlight on Staff – Señorita Berg

Each Saturday this summer, we will shine the spotlight on one of our wonderful staff members at Ascension Lutheran School. Today, we are excited to introduce our new Spanish Teacher, Anna Berg! Join us in welcoming Señorita Berg to our teaching staff! Included below is an introductory letter from Señorita Berg to our parents: Dear Parents, […]

Elementary, Faculty & Staff, Middle School

Teamwork Can Make All the Difference!

Teamwork Can Make All the Difference!

How can teamwork make a difference? The 7th-grade students in our Right Road Kids elective have a few great ideas to share on that topic. Check them out in this “Right Road TAKE 5” video!

Current Students, Elementary, Video

Ascension Students Inspire Others to Take Positive Action!

Ascension Students Inspire Others to Take Positive Action!

Check out how our 7th-grade students in the “Right Road Kids’” elective are taking positive action and inspiring others to do the same!

Beyond the Books, Current Students, Middle School, Service Project, Video

Lessons from the Class of 2018 on How to Live

Lessons from the Class of 2018 on How to Live

It was a meaningful graduation ceremony for our 8th-grade class on June 6, as we celebrated the bold, confident, and compassionate leaders that these students have become throughout their years at Ascension. Reverend Chamie Delkeskamp beautifully wove together life lessons extracted from the students’ end of year essays that she shared with all those in […]

Alumni, Current Students, Middle School

Return of the Butterflies!

Return of the Butterflies!

In Spanish class, Ascension 2nd and 3rd-grade students participated in a symbolic butterfly migration along with over 60,000 students in the United States and Canada. Our students created beautiful individual and class butterflies that were sent to Mexico for the winter. The butterflies’ fall flight was timed to correspond with the real monarchs’ journey south. […]

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Student-led Book Drive Inspires Service

Student-led Book Drive Inspires Service

These 7th-grade students in the “Right Road Kids” elective are exemplifying our vision of “Lead-Inspire-Serve” by leading a Book Drive! Help them serve a school in our community by collecting 2,000 books that will be donated so that each child can receive the gift of summer reading choices! What an inspiration these students are to […]

Beyond the Books, Middle School, Service Project

Desert Dome Experience

Desert Dome Experience

It was an exciting day of science learning for our TK-4th-grade students with an adventure to the California Mojave Desert in the Desert Dome. A program of the California Science Center, the Desert Dome is a fully immersive, inflatable dome where students learn all about ecology, adaptation, desert habitats, and observation skills. The engaging 45-minute program […]

Beyond the Books, Current Students, Elementary, Kindergarten, Prospective Students