November 1, 2021: All Saints Catholic School dedicated three new classrooms and a new administrative suite totaling 6.800 square feet of new space on its feast, All Saints Day. The ceremony began with a Mass celebrated by The Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of the Diocese of Richmond followed by an El Dia de […]
On October 14, All Saints held its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Students shared presentations on the history, culture, economy, food and music of Latin countries. Additionally, students performed Latin dances in traditional dress. Almost a quarter of All Saints students identify as Hispanic. Additionally, all grades take Spanish as a weekly “specials” class.
On October 5th, Mr. George Elliott stepped up to become All Saints’ Interim Principal. Mr. Elliott comes to us with over 22 years of experience as a Catholic school administrator in the Diocese of Arlington. He most recently served as the Interim Principal at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School during the 2020-2021 school year, […]
August 8 2021 – All Saints new and returning families enjoyed self-guided tours of our classrooms including the new addition, and a food truck courtesy of Stumps Pig and Pint. Students enjoyed the playground, and families had the opportunity to order spirit wear from the PTO, and check out the extracurricular offerings for the fall. […]
Parents and students – we are excited to have you back! School begins Monday, August 23rd (NEW! see orientation day schedule below). Please see links for important information and forms below. Check back here as more information is available. See you soon! 2021-2022 ASCS School Calendar COVID information for parents – NEW update 8/17/21 EMERGENCY […]
We are so proud of our 8th grade class! They made it through the year with much success and grace. They were great leaders of the school. Next year they will be attending the following high schools: ACA Business Administration at Highland Springs Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for Technology Atlee High School Benedictine College Preparatory […]
Congratulations to All Saints’ 2021 Excellence in Catholic Education Award recipient Mr. Richard Barnett. He is a fabulous music teacher, choir director, after school coordinator and much, much more! Mr. Barnett always meets us with a smile and is always ready to go the extra mile. Mr. Barnett was honored at a virtual event hosted […]
All Saints celebrated Lent this season in many ways. Here are just a few: The third grade depicted Holy Saturday, Jesus laying in the tomb and Easter Sunday, The Resurrection through art. The fifth grade studied the Triduum, (Jesus last 3 days before the Resurrection), then performed them as Live Stations of the Cross. Middle […]
All Saints’ celebration of Black History Month included talent from every grade. Students and staff paid tribute to African-Americans, past and present, and their contributions to our rich history. Tributes were made in spoken word, music, dance and art. Thank you Mrs. Murph for putting together another great BHM program! See all the photos HERE.
Each year All Saints celebrates Catholic Schools Week. This year’s events, while different from past years, included many fun activities to recognize different groups of stakeholders in Catholic education. See the full list of the activities HERE. A special highlight of the week, which was added, was the inclusion of Gabby Williams, 8th grader & […]
ALL SAINTS LEADER KEN SOISTMAN ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FOLLOWING 51-YEARS OF SERVICE TO CATHOLIC EDUCATION February 1, 2021 All Saints Catholic School announces the retirement of Ken Soistman, effective June 30, 2021, with 51 years of service to Catholic Education. Mr. Soistman was hired as principal of All Saints on July 1, 1996. He served […]
All Saints continued its tradition of celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr in a program on January 13th. The beautiful production by teachers and students stood as a positive message in difficult times. Thank you Mrs. Murph and Mr. Barnett for making this happen. See a recording of the program HERE.
Check here for regular updates from Ken Soistman, president, on the progress of our new construction. All construction photos can be found HERE. So exciting – stay tuned next week for more updates. 3/5/2021 The new dumpster enclosure continues to be built. Former superintendent, Diane Bialkowski and former assistant superintendent, Maureen McCabe take a “hard […]
UPDATE! THANK YOU families, alumni, faculty and friends for helping to match the PTO’s $10,000 gift to The Future is Now! Capital Campaign as part of Giving Tuesday–we raised a total of $19,238 (and counting)! Over the last two years, the PTO has raised $10,000 toward the campaign for the new construction! Now it’s up […]
Thank you PTO for creating a fun Halloween-themed day with a Halloween costume TAG day and goodie bags for all. We even put on an impromptu Halloween parade around the block (accompanied by Mr. Barnett’s accordion)! Students also adorned an El Dia de Los Muertos altar with pictures and/or small “ofrendas” (offerings/mementos) to remember their […]
After Mass on September 30th, All Saints students, staff and volunteers joined in-person and virtually to celebrate Mrs. Brenda Coleman’s 25 years of service at All Saints. Mrs. Coleman joined All Saints 1995 as a pre-K aide. Over the years, she served as an aide, the lunch room attendant, after-school worker and all around “go […]
After waiting for a permit for eight months, construction finally begins on All Saint’s build-out this month! The build-out, which will add three classrooms, a new front entrance and elevator, will revitalize our physical space by adding 6,800 square feet of learning and administrative space and configuring current areas to their best use. If all […]
NEW – In-person Open House for Enrolled Families – Friday, Aug 7, 10:30-1:30 pm Open House – Tuesday, Aug 4, 8am-12pm In-person; 1-2pm Virtual & 2-3pm Virtual: All returning and new families, are invited to see the preparations made to launch a safe and successful school year. Parents and students will be able to visit […]
“What does the Lord require of you? To act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8) All Saints strives to be a beacon of justice, mercy, and humility for all creeds, colors, and nationalities to help forge a path out of the darkness of systemic racism. We recognize the […]
All Saints celebrated our 8th grade graduates on Tuesday, June 2, with a drive-in graduation ceremony in the school’s parking lot. This unique ceremony is our way of saying THANK YOU for all our graduates and to wish our newest alumni a fond farewell. We were excited to celebrate with new traditions that recognized each […]
Congratulations 1st grade teacher Mary Davison — the Central Region Award winner for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond Excellence in Education! The Office of Catholic Schools for the Richmond Diocese recognized school winners at the Excellence in Catholic Education Award ceremony streamed online on May 13. Mrs. Davison was selected by her fellow teachers and […]
In an effort to provide a visual representation of love and support during this pandemic, All Saints is creating a prayer pinwheel garden to honor those affected by COVID-19. All Saints family and friends are encouraged to dedicate a pinwheel by completing the form below. Pinwheels will be placed on All Saints’ grounds. A list, […]
All Saints’ celebration of Black History Month included Jr-K taking a “trip to Africa,” with passports and all and a fabulous Black History Month Program on February 21st with cello and piano solos, choir performances, praise dancing and prose as well as a showcase of middle school students’ Black History Month projects. Lastly, fifth grade […]
The first weekend of December 2019, All Saints’s LEGO Robotics team, the Flaming Marshmallows, took the first place Inspiration Award at the state First League LEGO Challenge at JMU in Harrisonburg. On November 16, the team placed first overall at the regional First League LEGO Challenge at L.C. Bird H.S., securing their seat to the […]
All Saints broke ground for new classrooms and an administrative office on its feast, All Saints Day, Friday, November 1, 2019. The historic ground-breaking ceremony began with a Mass celebrated by The Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of the Diocese of Richmond followed by an El Dia de Los Muertos presentation. Then students and […]
All Saints’ “Million Dollar Day” was highlighted in the September 20th issue of the Catholic Virginian: read the article HERE; we were also mentioned in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on September 29th; read the article HERE The BIG news is that we are breaking ground on the build-out! Please mark your calendars on November 1st – […]
On Tuesday, August 27, All Saints students became a part of history! We hosted a special all school thank you presentation with Mr. Marcus Weinstein where the students sang songs including “Happy Birthday” (Mr. Weinstein turned 93 the previous week), and Mr. Weinstein presented us with the school’s first million dollar check for the build-out […]
Graduation for 8th grade took place on June 3, 2019. See photos HERE. This year’s class of graduating eighth graders will attend the following high schools: Benedictine College Prep Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic (2) Center for Information Technology, Matoaca High Cristo Rey Richmond High (4) Franklin Military (2) Freeman High Henrico High International Baccalaureate, Henrico High Hermitage High […]
All Saints said “thank you” and “good-bye” to Fr. David Stanfill who served as the school’s chaplain for six years at his last Mass on Wednesday, May 22. Fr. David is retiring and moving out of the area to be closer to family. See photos from the years with Fr. David HERE.
On April 5, All Saints held its eighth “Breakfast with the Saints.” Over 200 guests were in attendance to hear from three alumni now entering college, their mothers and their favorite teacher who has been with All Saints for 25 years. The entire student body performed “On Holy Ground” and “Bright Happy Day.” The school […]
Students, faculty and community members presented a fabulous Black History Month Program on February 15th. Voice and piano solos, praise dancing and prose were a part of the program as well as a showcase of middle school students’ Black History Month projects. See photos HERE.
All Saints celebrates Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 27 – Feb. 1) with a trip to the VA Legislature to see Sen. McClellan and Del. Bourne, an assembly with Councilman Hilbert, special classroom chats and Mass with area deacons, cookie delivery to a fire house, National Choice Week scarves, Parent/Grandparent Luncheon, student vs. faculty basketball game […]
THANK YOU ALL SAINTS FAMILIES! All Saints families exceeded our goal of 1,000 cans, having collected 1,518 items for the St. Paul Catholic Church’s food pantry. The items were blessed by Deacon John Tucker at a Thanksgiving Prayer service. See photos of the service and offering HERE.
October 31st and November 1st are important days for All Saints. Not only did we host our annual spook-tacular Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween, the next day was “our day” — All Saints Day, which we celebrated with a special Mass and Day of the Dead observance. See photos from Halloween HERE and from All Saints Day […]
All Saints families enjoyed a special school-wide family event recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month on October 17th. This showcased the culmination of Hispanic Heritage Month with dance, songs, artwork, digital projects — and fantastic food! Special thanks to Senora Weinberg, all the students and especially the mothers who cooked and helped make this a great event. […]
All Saints teachers and students hosted a different twist on back-to-school night with an opportunity for parents to visit students’ classrooms and learn how they experience math and reading instruction and how to support learning at home. Mrs. Williams’ middle school technology classes made presentations in the main hallway on how students can navigate the digital […]
We’ve heard that All Saints students are having a great summer so far, but we know school is “just around the corner.” To get your family ready, here are the Back-to-School dates and checklists: New family orientation – Wednesday, August 15th, 6pm – 7pm. All new families are invited to learn “survival” skills for a […]
All Saints is very proud of our 8th Grade class and their accomplishments. They will be moving on to area high schools; many will attend highly selective specialty programs. See the full list HERE. The graduation ceremony was a special occasion for students, parents and teachers. Click HERE to see the photos.
The Office of Catholic Schools for the Richmond Diocese recognized school winners for an Excellence in Catholic Education Award at a reception on May 10. Mrs. Hoang was selected by her fellow teachers and her administrators as the All Saints’ recipient. Cathy Hoang has served God at All Saints for over twenty years as a […]
One hundred seventy guests gathered the morning of April 13th to hear from All Saints’ students past and present and to be serenaded by all students singing “Bright Happy Day” and “Every Praise.” Guests responded very generously donating and/or pledging over $225,000 toward Full Mission support and tuition assistance, including a generous lead gift of […]
All Saints’ has marched in the Irish Festival parade for more than a dozen years. It is a fun, long-standing annual tradition. This year was no exception. All Saints families dawned their school colors and a new school banner and sang the school’s fight song for this year’s parade held on March 24th. See all […]
Our annual black history month program was a joyous celebration held on Friday, February 23rd. This year’s celebration included a special tribute to Sister Cora Marie Billings. Every grade participated with song, recitation, spoken word, dance, musical performance or other expression of celebration. We were blessed to have a special performance by Seed of Abraham, […]
Did you know? All Saints is running a #GiveLove campaign this year headed by Mrs. Cash and the Speak Up Club. Below are some of the things the group has accomplished this year. There will be more to come in the second semester! We hope you will partner with the school and encourage your child […]
January 28-February 2 is Catholic Schools Week: Learn, Serve, Lead Succeed. All Saints has many wonderful activities planned–including the parent spaghetti luncheon, Friday Fish Fry, basketball, 100 day celebration, service to the community and one another and MORE! Check out the schedule HERE. Also, photos will be added throughout the week. Check them out HERE.
Sister Cora Marie Billings has served on the All Saints Board of Advisors for over 20 years. Recently, she was highlighted in the Making-a-Difference series in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. We are grateful for the difference she has made, and continues to make, at All Saints! Check out the article HERE.
Mrs. Dickens led the students of pre-K through Grade 2 in a spectacular Christmas program, “Christmas on Candy Cane Lane” on Thursday, December 14th. The students sang, danced and recited lines for this play about appreciating differences in people while celebrating the season. Check out photos HERE.
Congratulations to the Flaming Marshmallows who were awarded the Judges Award for their project and team enthusiasm at the State LEGO Robotics competition at JMU! Many thanks to the students, parents, teachers and coaches for putting in so many hours of hard work. Since All Saints started the LEGO Robotics program six years ago, one […]
Breakfast with Santa is rescheduled for next Saturday, December 16. If you can now attend, we will accept additional reservations through Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Please call or drop by the office. Please have a safe and warm weekend! We will have vendors, Secret Santa Shop, Arts and Crafts, Hot Chocolate Bar, and Polar Express! This […]
Saturday, December 2nd, DJ King Tutt with KISS 99.3/105.7 broadcast live from All Saints for the All Saints Toy Drive for Radio One Toy Giveaway event. Toys will be collected through December 7th. Students who participate will receive a TAG day on December 11. Thank you!
The Flaming Marshmallows team was awarded First Place Division II Regional Championship and First Place in Robot! They are headed to JMU for the VA/DC State Championship in early December. The Amazing Knights team won First Place Project and are the state alternate for their division. Both teams did a fantastic job and cheered on […]
The PTO put on a spooky fun Trunk-or-Treat on Halloween. Thank you to all the volunteers who decorated trunks and handed out candy, sold concessions, supervised games, cleaned up, etc. Thanks also to all the families who donated candy for the event. Click HERE to see photos from the evening.
All Saints had a fabulous turn-out at the October 15th Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Check out photos HERE. A very big thank you to all who walked and have donated. Donations will continue to be collected at the school through October 31. Add a pink ribbon to the wall by making a donation to […]
Thank you All Saints families for raising nearly $800 to assist other Catholic school students in Texas and Florida rebuild their damaged schools after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. October’s community service includes support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Check out the details HERE.
Thank you for supporting school spirit and the PTO by participating in the Great American fundraiser and Spirit Gear. Great American on-line orders click HERE; school ID#1400522 – orders due by Sept. 22. Spirit Gear on-line orders click HERE – orders due by Sept. 30 Thank you!
Check out the Good News Report HERE. Please join us Tuesday, September 12: 6 – 6:25pm: open house in the auditorium to meet resource teachers (music, art, library, PE, Spanish, technology) and after-school teachers 6:30 pm: Short program in the auditorium (with a surprise!) followed by time to glimpse student accomplishments in their rooms. Middle school […]
All Saints was one of four schools recently spotlighted in a Richmond Magazine article about parent volunteers. Check it out HERE. All Saints could not operate without its parent volunteers. If you a new parent, be sure to sign up for the “Protecting Our Children” workshop at www.virtusonline.org scheduled for September 18, 6 p.m. at the school.
Highlights of the week included the parent / grandparent luncheon, 100th Day of School activities, Rev. Coleman’s challenge to be “world-changers” and the student vs. faculty basketball game (faculty won, but just barely!).
All Saints’ parent Susan Williams and staff member and parent Alyssa McBride were interviewed by Miss Community Clovia on KISS 99.3/105.7 on March 25, 2017. SEG 1 MARCH 25 2017 KISS ONLY.mp3 SEG 2 MARCH 25 2017 KISS ONLY.mp3 SEG 3 MARCH 25 2017 KISS ONLY.mp3
In November 2016, ASCS Flaming Marshmallows LEGO Robotics team won Best Robotic Project for Division II and the Amazing Knights were 2nd place Champions of Division I and were selected to move onto the State Competition in December 2016 at James Madison University where they won the Inspiration Award.
Dr. Ronald Crutcher, the President of the University of Richmond, speaks to the All Saints student body about mentoring. He also brought cookies for the entire student body and donated peanut butter to the LEGO Robotics teams’ collection for FEEDMORE. Thank you Dr. Crutcher! We enjoyed hearing your story.
For the second year, All Saints hosted a Hispanic Heritage Family Night for all families to celebrate the heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United States. This year’s celebration included a wax museum, cuisine sampling, crafts, and Hispanic songs and dances. The entertainment included children and parents, and every grade had […]
All Saints Catholic School and the Notre Dame Club of Richmond present the 2016 Hesburgh Lecture by noted Notre Dame Professor Dr. Brian S. Collier: Save Our Schools, Save Our Country, and Save Your Family on October 27, 2016 6:30 PM, in the auditorium of All Saints Catholic School, 3418 Noble Avenue Richmond, 23222. Open to the […]
Pictured (left to right): Mr. Adam Burgess; Physical Education and part-time School Counselor Mr. Chris White; Technology; middle school After-School Program Mr. Sean Tenaglia; Middle School English and Literature Grades 6, 7 and 8 Miss Taylor Kelly; Middle School Science Grades 5 – 8. Not pictured: Mrs. Magdiel Sampson; Kindergarten Assistant Learn about our new faculty […]
During the week of August 15th, four All Saints students, James Seldon, Taiheem Churchwell, Jocelyn Matthews, and Nasja Powers attended the 2016 Agricultural Commodities Tour sponsored by the Richmond Growing 4-H Science Team. The students explored a llama farm, Rte 11 chips, a produce auction, a creamery and farmers’ market. They also learned about agricultural research and women […]