A century at Ascension

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Ascension School is celebrating its centennial this year and we are not overstating its place in south Oak Park to note its essential role in that community's history. As the new school year ramps up, the school has announced the hiring of Dan Kane as the next athletic director.

We note this because Kane told us this week that he and his siblings attended the school, both of his parents attended Ascension and that he has grandparents who were students there. That covers the century and reinforces the vital connection between Ascension and its neighborhood.

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Obviously not an Ascensionite  

Posted: August 14th, 2013 10:11 AM

If you were, you would understand. It is a strong, vibrant, fun, sub-community in the heart of south Oak Park

Come On, WJ from OP  

Posted: August 14th, 2013 5:55 AM

"That community's history"....or maybe you mean "OUR community's history." Seriously, why would the local paper continue to highlight a division in the Oak Park community that needn't exist? Shame on you WJ.

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