The Authored Ascension

  • To My Freshman Self

    To My Freshman Self

    Olivia Matherne, Editor

    April 27, 2018

    As I quickly approach the end of my time high school, I cannot help but reflect on what I have learned and how I have changed. I like to think that I step off of campus braver and wiser than the girl who reluctantly opened the door on her first day of freshman year. I also like to believe that every ...

  • Prom: Was the price of attendance really worth it?

    Prom: Was the price of attendance really worth it?

    Olivia Brown, Staff Writer

    April 20, 2018

    If you attended Ascension prom this previous weekend, you may have noticed the increased price of admission, and like myself, you may have been the slightest bit annoyed by it. Then again, you may have noticed this inflation and really just didn’t care. But for those of you who may be hearing about...

  • What to Expect Your Senior Year

    What to Expect Your Senior Year

    Bryn Daneshfar, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2018

    Going into your senior year, you hear tons of things from other seniors, teachers, and even parents. They’ll say stuff like: “Senior year is so easy!” or “It’ll be a breeze!” Well, I’m here to tell you that no, it is not easy. There’s a lot of change and growing up in one year, but it ...

  • The Truth Behind the Mask

    The Truth Behind the Mask

    Grace Darnall, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2018

    Ascension's drama department put on the musical Phantom of the Opera, and it was a lot of fun to do! Yes, many students, friends, and family came to see it, but they will never know everything that goes on behind the curtain. During show week, we all become a family and we are always around each oth...

  • Downtown’s James and the Giant Peach The Musical

    Downtown’s James and the Giant Peach The Musical

    Ben Tyrrell, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2018

    22 years ago, James and the Giant Peach hit the big screen and is still popular today.  When young James spills some magical crocodile tongues, a giant peach larger than his house grows.  He climbs inside and the fantasyland created by Tim Burton unfolds. Next Thursday and Friday, April 18th and...

Sweet Celebration!
Wellness Week
Students Across the Nation Protest Gun Violence
Ascension Missionaries Take Puerto Rico
Unplugged at SMP
Acción de Gracias en España
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The Truth Behind the Mask
Downtown’s James and the Giant Peach The Musical

Downtown’s James and the Giant Peach The Musical

April 13, 2018

22 years ago, James and the Giant Peach hit the big screen and is still popular today.  When young James spills some magical crocodile tongues,...

Phantom of the Opera: A Review

Phantom of the Opera: A Review

March 23, 2018

This week is the long awaited premier of Ascension's rendition of The Phantom of the Opera. The cast has been practicing for months, and they...

Fortnite “Battle Royale”

Fortnite “Battle Royale”

March 16, 2018

You may have heard of Fortnite, but do you really know what it is? To get it started, so you get a visual of this massive takeover of a plain...

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To My Freshman Self
Prom: Was the price of attendance really worth it?

Prom: Was the price of attendance really worth it?

April 20, 2018

If you attended Ascension prom this previous weekend, you may have noticed the increased price of admission, and like myself, you may have been...

What to Expect Your Senior Year

What to Expect Your Senior Year

April 13, 2018

Going into your senior year, you hear tons of things from other seniors, teachers, and even parents. They’ll say stuff like: “Senior year...

We Love The Walkers

We Love The Walkers

March 2, 2018

Recently, Ascension received some news that has been hard to comprehend. Joey and Claire Walker are moving to California next year. These two...

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Senior Spotlight: Jillian Blackburn

Hannah Dees, Staff Writer
April 27, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Erin McFaul

Olivia Matherne, Editor
April 27, 2018

Senior Spotlight: Caroline Ardoin

Hannah Dees, Staff Writer
April 27, 2018

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