September 4, 2020
For Immediate Release
Assumption Catholic School nestled in the Stratfield section of Fairfield held its first class of the new year in their new Outdoor Classroom with its 22 first graders on Friday.
Mrs. Jennifer Geaney instructed her first grade class surrounded by beautiful trees, while the statue of Mary looked on. Friday’s perfect weather was the ideal time to kick-off the use of this newly constructed space which will provide additional outdoor time and mask breaks.
Funds from the schools first spring virtual auction were used to purchase these custom socially distant benches for the entire schools use. An additional outdoor classroom under a tent will also be used following final construction of its AstroTurf flooring.
Assumption prides itself on looking a challenge head-on and making the best out of the situation for its students and families. The recent events around Covid19 have certainly presented obstacles for those in education, healthcare and the church. Assumption and it’s parish, Our Lady of Assumption never stopped educating, growing and sharing their Faith during these difficult times and “this outdoor classroom is just one more example of how the Assumption community looks forward, looks to stand together, stronger than ever,” stated Mr. Steven Santoli, Principal.
Assumption Catholic School proudly opened Full-Time, 5 days a week in grades PK-8 for in person learning in a nurturing, academically focused, safe environment this Fall. Assumption additionally offers before & after care for its working families in small cohort settings. Specials including physical education, technology, library & art strive to educate the whole student physically and emotionally and also remain offered. Internal enrichment activities open soon including Cross Country, Lego Robotics league and others that will gradually and carefully be added within the month. To join the family contact firstname.lastname@example.org