Can’t get to school because of weather? It may not be an issue for students at Ascension Episcopal School for long. During the recent weather related school closures, students on the Ascension Episcopal School Sugar Mill Pond campus participated in a pilot version of a Virtual School Day.
Congratulations to the following Sugar Mill Pond students who have achieved the designation of Academic All-State for the fall of 2017. To be a recipient of this honor, the student must be a senior, must have participated in the sport at least two years in high school and must have a 4.0 (all A’s) for their first three years in high school. The honorees are Olivia Brown, Swimming, Connor Landry, Swimming, Greer Leleux, Cross Country, Christian Deville, Football, Leo Franques, Football and Jack Leoni, Football. Congrats to these Blue Gator athletes on a job well done! By living out balanced excellence, they make our whole school community proud!
It is with tremendous excitement that we announce our SMP spring musical production...The Phantom of the Opera!
Licensing rights have JUST been released for high school students to perform the show, and Ascension will be one of the very first in the country to produce this incredible musical. What an amazing opportunity for our SMP students! Click below to see how they reacted to the news.
We remain incredibly excited about being one of the very first schools EVER to produce "Phantom of the Opera," and can't wait to see the following SMP students perform in March. Congratulations and best wishes to this talented cast! If you haven't already, it’s not too late to join our Fine Arts Alliance and secure your season pass & reserved seating for what's sure to be a fantastic spring of Ascension theatre!
Blue Gator football team never gives up this seasons. Despite several team injuries and setbacks, these boys continued to fight and persevere all season long. Coach Matt Desormeaux reflects on their final game.
Our PTO has put in countless hours for our 2017 Auction, Louisiana Saturday Night. Check out the awesome video they put together to celebrate our unique school community.
On Wednesday, May 24th Ascension's State Champion Baseball and Girls Tennis teams were honored by Representatives Stuart Bishop and Jean-Paul Coussan in the Louisiana House of Representatives.
Ascension Episcopal School parters with The Episcopal Church of the Ascension each year to raise money for our sister school in Uganda. We are excited to announce that this year's Pygmy fundraiser raised the most money in school history during this year's Lenton season.
A chess tournament was held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at BrainSurge in Alexandria, LA. The tournament not only drew students from local schools but from J.S. Leadership Academy in Opelousas and Ascension Episcopal School in Lafayette. Adults also participated in the tournament. Thomas Harmeyer, owner of BrainSurge, said tournaments like this are part of an effort to engage academically-inclined students.
Two Ascension students, Luke LeBlanc and Elliott Lynd, placed first and second in the Middle School division. Taylor Ducote, Sugar Mill Pond Campus faculty member and Chess Club sponsor, was a semi-finalist at the event. Way to go, Blue Gators!
For the first time ever, our Ascension Episcopal School Parent Support Organizations came together for a joint fundraiser as they competed to be named Blue Gator Boogie CHAMPIONS! Each organization - PTO, Booster Club, and Fine Arts Alliance - performed three acts on Friday, March 17, to win votes.
Congratulations to all our performers, choreographers, and volunteers for an incredibly fun, entertaining, and successful event!
Our new welcome video gives an introduction to who we are, a glimpse of our halls filled with the leaders, developers, and creators of tomorrow fueled with enthusiasm and a thirst for innovation. Our students are tailoring their future though our emphasis on 21st century learning.