Congratulations to Assumption senior Kay Nilest whose play "Image of Beauty" has been selected as one of eight plays for the Actor's Theatre of Louisville 2016 New Voices Young Playwrights Festival! Chosen from over 870 plays submitted from students across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, Kay's work will be brought to life on the Actor's Theatre stage by professional actors and directors. Kay's play will also be one of the six Assumption student plays produced and performed through Assumption's BLOOM Theatre Project on February 19 and 20 in Assumption's Humana Foundation Performing and Fine Art Center. This is the third year in a row that an Assumption student's work has been selected for Actor's Theatre Young Playwrights Festival.
The countless hours of practice and discipline payed off for the Assumption Dance Team on Sunday, January 31, in Orlando, Florida. Competing against dance teams from all over the country, the Assumption Rockets received 8th in the nation in the medium jazz division. The National Dance Team Championship took place January 29-31 at the Walt Disney World Resort®. Administered by Universal Dance Association, the NDTC is the only national-level dance team championship that is endorsed by the National Federation of State High School Associations, the national service and administrative organization for high school athletics and fine arts programs in speech, debate, theater, and music.
“Life teaches us many lessons by the people who come into and through our lives; we need to be present to each and to listen for the voice of God as it comes to us through them. Perhaps simplistic, but I believe the journey hinges on the choice to love, one’s self, one’s neighbor, one’s God,” shared Gloria Thornburg, Assumption’s Director of Campus Ministry.
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Sponsored by the Catholic Education Foundation, Assumption senior Madelyn Steurer's essay was chosen to win the top prize out of hundreds of submissions across the Archdiocese of Louisville. Her poignant and eloquent essay focuses on how Assumption's mission statement embodies her faith-filled experience of attending Catholic schools. To read Madelyn's essay please click "Read More" below.
Join us for an evening of Derby food, fashion, and fun on February 6, 2016, from 6 to 11 p.m. at Assumption's Convocation and Athletic Center. Rocket to the Races is the 35th running of Assumption's Rocket Spectacular Benefit Dinner and Auction to support Assumption's financial assistance program. Click "read more" below to reserve your seat today and secure your chance to win $20,000 with a Rocket Raffle ticket. Can't wait to see you there!
With over 100 students involved, Assumption's Green Dot program teaches students, faculty, and staff how to recognize bullying and violence and how to prevent them. Assumption is one of only two high schools in Louisville to offer the violence prevention program moderated by guidance counselor Abby Asfahl. To see the full article please click read more.
With the goal of 99 runners, Team Assumption is seeking Assumption alums, parents, students, and supporters who are participating in the Kentucky Derby Festival's 2016 Mini Marathon to run as part of a collective group in honor of Sister Prisca H'15, Assumption's founding principal. The group will be called "Pacing for Sister Prisca H'15" and will wear specially designed t-shirts in her honor. Team Assumption is made up of students, faculty, and staff who run in the annual mini marathon. Click read more to learn how you can be part of "Pacing for Sister Prisca H'15."
It was a fantastic year to be part of the community of Assumption. Click here to see our photo album of some of the highlights of 2015. Happy New Year!
The Assumption High School Advanced Choir performs a beautiful version of the First Noel as a gift to you on this holy day of our savior's birth. Warm wishes to you for a blessed Christmas and joyful New Year.
I am a valuable person, I have dignity and worth, and what I do makes a difference. Ask any Assumption student, any graduate, and she can recite these words learned early freshman year. Beyond simply engraving this into our minds, I have felt firsthand the true meaning behind this phrase.