Ascension Lutheran School offers a vibrant and caring Christian community where children thrive as they grow into bold, compassionate leaders. The posts on this page will give you a glimpse into our campus life. If you would like more information, please contact us.

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

Join us for Open House Night

Join us for Open House Night

Open House Night is the perfect opportunity to see all that our students accomplish in a year! For families who are newly enrolled or considering Ascension, this evening offers a unique time to become more connected with our community! Open House: Wednesday, May 23, 5:30-7:00 PM 1600 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks New/Prospective Student Information […]

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Outdoor Education Provides an Enriching Learning Opportunity for Middle School Students

Outdoor Education Provides an Enriching Learning Opportunity for Middle School Students

This week, our middle school students are learning beyond the classroom as each grade-level (5-8) embarks on an outdoor education trip!  “It is exciting that we are able to offer such a well-rounded Outdoor Education program to all of our middle school students each year,” says principal Karen Jonas. “I can’t wait to hear about all […]

Beyond the Books, Current Students, Middle School, Prospective Students, Uncategorized

Tomato Journey 2018

Tomato Journey 2018

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 […]

ALECC, Elementary, Garden, Middle School, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Watch Me Grow! – a special event for future TK and Kindergarten students

Watch Me Grow! – a special event for future TK and Kindergarten students

A Special Invitation for all Future TK and Kindergarten Students Monday, April 23 from 8:30-9:30 at Ascension Lutheran School “Watch Me Grow!” is a special event designed specifically for future Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students and their parents. You are invited to discover the wonderful world of Kindergarten on Monday, April 23, from 8:30-9:30 AM […]

ALECC, Elementary, Kindergarten, Prospective Students, Upcoming Events

Spring Performances for TK-8

Spring Performances for TK-8

Spring is shaping up to provide several performance opportunities that showcase our talented students.  Parents, prepare to be impressed by the acting and singing talents of all our wonderful students in these productions. Come join us on one or all of the following dates: Spring Musical Performances and Talent Show 2nd – 8th Grade April 27th […]

Kindergarten, Middle School, Performing Arts

Summer Staycation 2018: Registration Now Open

Summer Staycation 2018: Registration Now Open

Weekly Themed Camps – June 11- August 17 (7:30 AM-5:30 PM Daily) This summer your children can enjoy enriching adventures, engaging activities and lasting friendships in the same safe and loving environment that you trust throughout the year. Registration forms are available in the School Office, Extended Care Room, and ALECC 4’s Classroom. Here are some important things […]

ALECC, Current Students, Elementary, Middle School, Summer Staycation

It All Flows to the Oceans

It All Flows to the Oceans

Recently, Ascension Middle School students had the opportunity to stay after school and view an educational documentary called A Plastic Ocean. The film gave a wonderful visual of the impact of the use of plastics on our environment and ultimately upon ourselves. Subsequently, students have been giving more thought to the consequences of our global, […]

Admissions, Beyond the Books, Current Students, Middle School, Prospective Students

Making Room for Prayer this Lenten Season

Making Room for Prayer this Lenten Season

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.

Beyond the Books, Middle School, Video

“This is Hunger” Exhibit at Ascension

“This is Hunger” Exhibit at Ascension

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, […]

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