Wednesday Parent Newsletter 02.21.24

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“Let all you do be done in love.” 1 Cor 16:14

In this week’s newsletter you can read about the Growing Great Kids Auction, February playground angels, PTC news, Variety Show sign ups, Chipotle fundraiser, soup supper in March, movie about St. Frances Cabrini, draft of the 2024-2025 school calendar, Agape Service project in the summer, the Lenten trivia, used uniform sale, calendar updates and much more. 

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Growing Great Kids Auction

We are now SOLD OUT of 250 dinner tickets for the Auction & Gala on March 2nd! There are still $45 Reception tickets available for the Silent Auction from 5-7pm, and if you would like to know if any dinner tickets should become available, please email to be put on the waitlist. We’re looking forward to a wonderful event together!

Reception Tickets available here:

Auction Volunteers Needed!

There are just a few spots left for volunteers at the auction – sign up now to join the celebration and help us put on this exciting event. All your help counts towards fundraising hours and there is no ticket purchase necessary to volunteer. We could still use some Dessert Runners, Bid Spotters, Raffle Ticket seller, Bid Sheet Recorders, Bid Sheet Runners, Heads or Tails Game, and we can train you!

Sign Up Genius link here:

2024-2025 School Calendar Draft

You are welcome to look on the website anytime for updated calendar information.  Here is the current calendar with school and holidays for the 2024-2025 school year at Assumption.  Click here for link.  

Playground Angels Needed!

Thank you for supervising the playground!  February Sign up

Variety Show Sign Ups Now

We are excited to announce that our Annual Variety Show will be held on Friday, April 26th, 2024! This is a student led variety show, open to all Assumption Catholic School students. Please fill out this form and return it to Mrs. Creech or the front office by Wednesday, February 28th.

All acts need to align with the mission and values of Assumption Catholic School.

On Monday, March 4th, we will be holding an audition for students to demonstrate their routines and for teacher approval. Time and place TBD. Beginning March 18th, additional rehearsal times will be provided for students to gain confidence in themselves and their acts.

We will have a school-wide dress rehearsal after lunches on Friday, April 26th. Please, remember you are representing yourself and our Assumption Catholic School. Character is important! Most importantly, have fun!

PTC News  

  • Used Uniform Sale – If you need clothes for your kids, come and check out our inventory of heavily discounted uniform items. Our Used Uniform Sale will be held on Friday, February 23rd. It will be in the gym from 9-3pm. If you can help us with the sale this day: click here
  • DID YOU KNOW? As a non-profit, our school can receive designated portions of eBay sales. If you or someone you know sells goods on the auction platform and wants to contribute, our eBay charity ID is 188399. The minimum donation amount is 10% or $1, but you can donate up to 100% of any sale. Once a month, PayPal Giving Fund will automatically combine and deposit all the donations received for ACS in our school PayPal account. Easy, peasy!

For more information and instructions for designating profits to our school, please visit Thank you so much for remembering Assumption Catholic School in your transactions!

  • Chipotle Fundraiser: Calling all burrito fans! Foil your dinner plans and stop by the Chipotle at 4 Bellis Fair Pkwy in Bellingham for our fundraiser on Saturday, March 16from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. We’re raising money to support Assumption Catholic School, so just download a flyer from the link below or mention the fundraiser at checkout and they’ll donate 33% of the proceeds to the cause! 

Fundraisers Social Portal (

Co-Curricular Activities


Home Games: start time 4pm

  • Feb. 22nd Thursday
  • March 4th Monday
  • March 6th Wednesday
  • March 7th Thursday
  • March 13th Wednesday


Meets AWAY

  • Feb. 22nd Thursday vs. Horizon/Vista
  • Feb. 26th Monday vs. Mt. Baker
  • March 4th Monday vs. Horizon/Vista
  • March 7th Thursday vs. Nooksack
  • March 13th Wednesday vs. Lynden

Academic Decathalon Competition-

On March 2, 2024, our students will be competing and participating with other Catholic Schools around Western Washington at Kennedy High School in Seattle.  We pray for a safe trip and wonderful experience while competing for Assumption Catholic School. Thank you to our coaches, Karen Evans and Karen Schaper. We also thank our parent volunteers that have supported the students in this new after school program.

Movie coming to Bellingham – “Cabrini”

Coming March 8th, Friday, to Bellingham Regal Theater is a new movie about the life of St. Francesca Cabrini.

Cabrini is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Alejandro Gomez Monteverde and written by Rod Barr, based on a story by both.  The film details the life of famous Catholic missionary and future saint Francesca Cabrini.  She encounters resistance to her charity and business efforts in New York City and the movie highlights her faith and determination in helping the poor during the late 19th century.  Produced from Angel Studios, which also produced Sound of Freedom starring Jim Caviezel.  It is rated PG-13.  Here is the trailer… Cabrini trailer

Agape Service Project: Secure Your Spot!

Dear Middle School Students and Parents,

If you’re interested in joining the Agape service project week this summer 07/28-08/01 with the Assumption and Sacred Heart youth group but couldn’t attend the information meetings, don’t worry! Reach out to Daniel Prenosil at We need your confirmation by February 25th to secure spots for the summer.

For more information about Agape, visit this link Agape – About & History – Archdiocese of Seattle (

Thank you!  Daniel Prenosil

Lenten Soup Supper at Assumption Parish

Please come, pray together the Stations of the Cross at 6pm, and enjoy a meal at 6:45pm in the gym.  March 8th, Friday!! And check off those 5 church volunteer hours at the same time!

Lenten Question of the Week!

If you think you know the answer to the question below, then write your name, grade, and guess on a piece of paper and turn it in to Mrs. King in the office.  We are lifelong learners of our Catholic faith.  There is so much to learn!

Last Week: Evelyn White had the correct answer!!!    Ashes symbolize our mortality and ongoing need for repentance through Christ’s passion.

Question of the Week:  What is the origin of the word “Amen”?

  1.  Greek
  2. Hebrew
  3. Latin
  4. Italian

Upcoming calendar items:

  • Feb. 23rd – Used Uniform Sale in the Gym 9-3pm
  • Feb. 26th – Pizza Lunch
  • March 1st– Enrollment for New Families Begins
  • March 2ndGrowing Great Kids Auction and Gala -5pm Hotel Bellwether
  • March 2ndAcademic Decathalon Competition @ Kennedy High School in Seattle/All day event
  • March 8th – Soup Supper ACS hosting with Stations @6pm and Supper @6:30
  • March 8th – No School
  • March 13th – Casual Dress Uniform
  • March 14th – Pi Day…Scientist/Mathmatician Dress Day
  • March 16th – Chipotle Fundraiser at the Bellis Fair Mall
  • March 29th – Good Friday, Early Release @ 11:45am
  • March 29th – 6th and 7th grades Prayer in the Garden and Stations of the Cross
  • April 1st to April 5th – Spring Break/Easter Break

**No Wednesday Envelopes Today but please remember to return any that are at home for next week! Thank you and have a blessed evening.