2018 Middle School Regional Science Fair

AHS was happy to host the 2018 Middle School Regional Science Fair Participants in the Assumption library on Thursday, February 8th.  High school student judges were extremely impressed with the work and creativity of these young learners.  After much deliberation, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners were recognized – Gold: Evan Gluba (Our Lady of Lourdes, 7th grade); Silver: Netsanet Kantner (All Saints Catholic School, 6th grade); Bronze: Brandon Shell (John F. Kennedy Catholic School, 8th grade).  Congratulations to all!

Dodgeball for Diapers Combines Fun and Service

Congratulations to Mr. Wittemeyer’s Senior students, winners of the Annual Dodgeball for Diapers Tournament during Catholic Schools Week.  Fun was had by all!

This annual event is a memorable kickoff to the Scott County Catholic School Diaper Drive – a collective service project to mark Catholic Schools Week.

  • Collaborative effort of All Saints, Assumption, JFK, Lourdes, and St. Paul the Apostle.
  • Mrs. Cunico’s sixth period class won the 9/10 Dodge Ball for Diapers Tournament.
  • Mr. Wittemeyer’s sixth period seniors won the 11/12 Dodge Ball for Diapers Tournament.
  • The Junior Class won the first annual Powder Puff Volleyball game.
  • Out of dress code collections were held on Monday and Wednesday.
  • The Senior Class won the Diaper Dash by collecting the most diapers during Catholic Schools week.

An approximate number of 20,000 diapers along with 40,000 wipes were distributed to the following organizations:

  1. Bethany for Children & Families
  2. Humility of Mary Housing, Inc.
  3. Women’s Choice Center of the Quad Cities


Future Fund Scholarship for St. Paul the Apostle Students

St. Paul the Apostle Future Fund is offering a scholarship for a graduating senior who attended SPS, and who is planning to attend a college or university.  You must include a typewritten essay entitled “What My Catholic Education Has Meant to Me” (maximum 1,000 words).  The Selection Committee will review all applications and essays.  The scholarship will be awarded at the Annual Future Fund Dinner to be held on Friday, May 4, 2018.  The scholarship is not renewable.  All applications must be received at SPS by Friday, March 16, 2018.  No late applications will be accepted.

St. Paul’s Future Fund Scholarship Application 2018

59th Annual Spaghetti Supper Success

The class of 2018 hosted the 59th Annual Spaghetti Supper on January 28, 2018.  Guests were treated to the homemade sauce (recipe courtesy of Father Colonese-Director of the first AHS Spaghetti Supper). This longstanding tradition was yet again a cherished opportunity for the Assumption Family to celebrate the many blessings of our community. Thank you to all of the many benefactors of Assumption High School, and thank you to the class of 2018 for your leadership.  Happy Catholic Schools Week!

Job Openings – HDC

The following positions are open at HDC for high school students.  Contact Emily White at EmilyWhite@hdcmail.org or 563-391-4834, ext. 101.

Direct Support Professional (High School Students):  The position will work in a group home to assist individuals in activities of daily living and to gain independence. Position will provide personal care. Shifts will typically begin at 3:30pm/4:00pm and end around 8:00pm/9:00pm.  Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs.

RESIDENT ASSISTANT: Part time position available to high school students. This position assists with teaching independent living skills to youth and adults with disabilities in a relaxed, residential setting. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours begin after school and end as late as 9 pm and include 1st and 2nd shift weekend hours.

RECEPTIONIST PART TIME: This part-time position is responsible for answering phones, greeting visitors, typing, and performing related office duties. Hours include: Tues & Fri 4:30pm-8:00pm & Saturday 1:00pm-8:00pm. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs.