Upper School Knowledge Bowl Team Competes

ICCS's Upper School Knowledge Bowl team competed in a segment of "Knowledge Bowl" filmed last Thursday, Dec. 7 at Channel 3.  L-R:  Samantha Oswald '20; Olivia Stonecipher '19; Michal Kennell '19; Margaret Davis '19; Thuc Nhi Trinh '19.  Coaches:  George Oswald (L) and Garry Shriver. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Lower School Students Perform Nativity Play

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School students from kindergarten through fifth grade presented the school’s annual Nativity play in the Cathedral on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Fifth-graders narrated the events leading to Christ’s birth in a manger in Bethlehem, while younger students acted and sang the parts of Mary and Joseph, shepherds, angels and the manger animals. The Nativity Play was directed by music teacher Michaela Gibbons. Lower/Middle School principal Karen Gephart accompanied on... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 0 comments
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Upper School AP History Class Attends India Fest

ICCS's AP history class and their teacher, Natalie Parker-Lawrence, had the opportunity to experience Indian culture at the annual India Fest, "Unity in Diversity" on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the AgriCenter.  Class members enjoyed Indian cuisine, arts, dancing, and other activities unique to Indian culture.  Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | 0 comments
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Fifth-Graders Celebrate All Saints Day

ICCS fifth-graders celebrated All Saints Day on Nov. 2 by dressing as their favorite saints.  Students also researched the saint they represented and gave a brief talk to their classmates on the saint's history. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Rosary Honors 100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School students and faculty gathered in the Cathedral on Friday Oct. 13 to pray the rosary in commemoration of the Centennial of Our Lady of Fatima.  Using a large rosary provided by the Knights of Columbus, more than 60 lower, middle, and upper school students each held a bead and started the appropriate "Our Father," "Hail Mary" or "Glory Be" while the entire school community joined in prayer.  One decade of the rosary was... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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Three ICCS Faculty Recognized at Catholic Professional Day

Three ICCS faculty were among the diocesan employees honored at the annual Catholic Professional Day held at Christian Brothers University on Friday, Oct.  6.Library media specialist Nancy Miller received the Immaculate Heart of Mary Award; music teacher Michaela Gibbons was recognized with the St. Cecilia award for fine arts; and upper school science chair and track coach Helen Stearnes (not pictured) received the St. Sebastian award for exemplary coaching. Upper right: Michaela Gibbons... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, October 16, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Upper School Students Receive Top Three Awards in Civil Rights Art Competition

Three ICCS upper school AP art students were recognized for their civil rights-themed artwork at the Memphis Teach-In Conference held at the National Civil Rights Museum on Friday, Sept. 28.  Taking the top three awards in the contest open to all Memphis high school students were Ashley Webster '19, first place; Maggie Davis '19, second place; and Trinity West '18, third place.   The conference,"Where Do We Fo From Here?": Past, Present, and Future... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, September 29, 2017 | 0 comments
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Middle School Alumnus Luca Conti Named National Merit Commended Scholar

ICCS middle school alumnus Luca Conti (second from left) was one of six Christian Brothers High School seniors who were recently named National Merit Commended Scholars. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million juniors who took the PSAT last fall.  The son of Brenda and Walt Conti, Luca attended ICCS's coed lower and middle school and was a 2014 middle school graduate. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 0 comments
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Upper School Students Perform Morning of Service

Thursday, Sept. 21 was the annual Morning of Mercy for ICCS upper school students, during which the girls visited area nonprofit organizations to perform service work.  Students volunteered their time at Catholic Charities, the Memphis Public Library, Dorothy Day House, Manna House, Memphis Botanic Gardens, and the Jubilee Schools Network.  After their morning of service, students gathered back at campus to share their experiences over a lunch of chili, crackers, and water.  The... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 0 comments
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Bishop Holley Presides at All-Campus Mass

Bishop Martin T. Holley, D.D. was the main celebrant at the all-campus Mass held in the Cathedral on Thursday, Sept. 14. In his homily, Bishop Holley spoke to the students about what the cross represents to us as Christians and reminded them to pray for all who have been affected by the floods and hurricanes. After Mass, he spoke to 8th-graders who will soon be confirmed as well as 2nd-graders who will receive their First Communion this spring and assured them they will all be in his prayers. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 0 comments
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Freshmen Bond at Class Retreat at University of Memphis

ICCS freshmen had an opportunity to bond at their class retreat last Thursday at the University of Memphis.  Upperclassmen spoke to their younger “IC sisters” about their faith journeys and answered questions about high school life.  The event concluded with an exercise in which students wrote positive comments about their classmates. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, September 11, 2017 | 0 comments
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Pre-K Students Learn the Value of Friendship Through Salad Making

ICCS pre-K students learned last week that the best fruit salads are made with a touch of friendship. Teachers assigned each child a specific fruit to bring in and mix into a "Friendship Fruit Salad."  As they participated in the salad making, students learned the values of teamwork, friendship, and trying new foods. After enjoying their salad together, students were happy to share their culinary masterpiece with faculty and staff.  Photos by McKenzie Martin. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Upper School Students Participate in National Service Project

ICCS Upper School students used their assembly period on Aug. 31 to support Emma's Art Cart, winner of the 2017 Jefferson Awards LEAD360 Project.  A national organization, the mission of Emma's Art Cart is to facilitiate expressive emotional healing through art and creative expression for those who are living in grief, pain, stress and fear.  The organization was formed to honor the wishes of Emma Stumpf, a young, terminal cancer patient who hoped to provide a creative... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Places Second in School Beautification Contest

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School lower and upper school students spiffed up our campus last spring by turning campus sheds into Van Gogh-inspired masterpieces. Their creative painting earned the school second place in Memphis City Beautiful’s Beautify-Your-School Contest. Freshmen and sophomores and lower school art students worked under the guidance of ICCS art teacher Deidre Seymour, who recently accepted a plaque on the school’s behalf.  Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 0 comments
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2017 Valedictorian, Salutatorian Named

ICCS is proud to announce our Class of 2017 Valedictorian Heidi Stonecipher (upper right) and Salutatorian Anisa Lacey. Heidi will enroll at Christian Brothers University in the fall, where she has received the 2017 Trustee Scholarship. Covering full tuition and fees, the Trustee Scholarship is the highest academic award CBU offers and is awarded to just one first-year student. Heidi was also selected by Rhodes College as a first alternate for the prestigious Clarence Day... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, May 5, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Sophomores Selected for Remmert Scholarship

ICCS sophomores Olivia Stonecipher (L) and Lisbeth Morales are recipients of the the Herman Albert and Bernice Agnes Remmert Scholarship Award for the 2017-2018 academic year. Recipients of the $1500 award are rising junior or seniors with career plans in government, business, science, art or engineering, and are selected based on their GPA, essay, and school recommendation. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, May 1, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Freshman Receives Rotary Character Award

ICCS freshman Lilya Manuel was one of four Catholic school students to receive the Character Award from the Memphis Rotary Club at a luncheon Friday, March 31 at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis.  The Rotary Club bestows the honor each year upon students who demonstrate strong character while overcoming major obstacles and successfully manage the challenges in their lives.  Each award recipient received a plaque and a $1,000 check; students' schools received a certificate. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | 0 comments
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Two ICCS Seniors Named Rhodes College Day Scholarship Recipients

ICCS seniors Madeline Kennel and Mildred Vazquez have been named recipients of the prestigious Clarence Day Scholarship at Rhodes College.  Based on academics and involvement with the Memphis community, the highly selective scholarship pays $35,000 toward enrollment costs at Rhodes and is awarded annually to just 10 first-year students.  Recipients must demonstrate a passion for Memphis and a desire to continue making a difference in the city. Throughout their time at Rhodes, Day... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, March 27, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Campus Celebrates Fine Arts Week

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School students and alumnae showcased their talents and celebrated the arts during the all-campus Fine Arts Week March 6-10.  The annual event kicked off on Monday with a performance from the CBHS Jazz Band and their lead vocalist, ICCS senior Emmeline Ramirez.  Other music-centered activities included a performance from the lower and middle school choir and vocal performances from ICCS alumnae Terry Starr, Dagmar Bergen and Annie Freres.  ... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Saturday, March 11, 2017 | 0 comments
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Middle School Math Team Brings Home First-Place Medals

ICCS's Middle School Math Team, all sixth-graders, brought home first-place medals in the Catholic Schools Math Competition held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Memphis Catholic High School.  Students from 29 Midsouth Catholic schools competed in the annual competition, in which ICCS students consistently receive top honors.  L-R: Matty Wackerfuss, Coleman Carrier, Luke Gerstner, Brett Barron.  The students are coached by ICCS Middle School teacher Ms. Sarah Bowers. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 0 comments
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ICCS Senior Receives CBU's Trustee Scholarship

Christian Brothers University has awarded ICCS senior Heidi Stonecipher with its Trustee Scholarship, the most prestigious academic scholarship available at CBU. This merit-based scholarship benefits outstanding students for academic performance and  covers full tuition and fees at the university.  Heidi, who has been an ICCS student since the 5th grade, is the first ICCS student to receive this award.   L-R:  David and Jennifer Stonecipher; Lori Latham, CBU; Heidi... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | 0 comments
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Seniors, Eighth-Graders Recognized in Annual Pinning Ceremonies

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School students, parents and friends celebrated two time-honored traditions in the Cathedral last week, the annual Middle School and Senior Pinning Ceremonies. The ceremonies are occasions set aside to congratulate the students on their past achievements and to recognize the milestone transitions they will soon make to the next educational level. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 8th-graders were recognized in a ceremony during which each received a pin to signify the... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, February 3, 2017 | 0 comments
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Middle School Students Honor 'Unsung' Heroes on School Maintenance Staff. Featured: Ms. Deatrice Shata Bowie

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School 7th-graders recently paid tribute to the school and parish maintenance staff through a writing project called "Unsung Heroes."  The class chose to recognize the maintenance staff as part of their monthly Random Acts of Kindness program. Students collaboratively interviewed all six of the staff members and wrote a brief biography on each one, which will be published in a series in this news section. By Jalyiah Driskill, Olivia Pipkin,... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | 0 comments
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Middle School Students Honor Maintenance Staff in 'Unsung Heroes' Writing Series: Featured – Mr. Ronald Gant

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School 7th-graders recently paid tribute to the school and parish maintenance staff through a writing project called "Unsung Heroes."  The class chose to recognize the maintenance staff as part of their monthly Random Acts of Kindness program. Students collaboratively interviewed all six of the staff members and wrote a brief biography on each one, which will be published in a series in this news section. Mr. Ronald Everett Gant Ronald... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, November 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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ICCS 5th/6th Boys Soccer Team Finishes Season Undefeated

ICCS’s 5th/6th Boys Soccer Team Finishes Season Undefeated Immaculate Conception Cathedral Schools 5th/6th-grade boys soccer team and  coaches celebrated the end of the 2016 season with an undefeated record.  Back row from left: Brock Weaver, head coach; Brett Barron; Matty Wackerfuss; Lyndon Thomas; Ashton Hudson; Chance Weaver, assistant coach; Herb Levy, assistant coach. Front row: Collin Brooks; Vincent Reiter; Vincent Levy; Luke Gerstner; Yayay Almaatouk. Not pictured,... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 0 comments
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ICCS High School Science Chair Elected Board Member for Tennessee Environmental Education Association

ICCS’s high school Science Department chair Helen Stearnes has been elected to serve as a board member at large for the Tennessee Environmental Education Association (TEEA).  The TEEAA works to develop a develop awareness about environmental issues and to develop a world a population that has the knowledge, skills, attitudes, motivations, and commitment to work individually and collectively toward solutions of current environmental problems and the prevention of new ones. Ms.... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 0 comments
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ICCS to Honor Six at Sept. 23 Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School will recognize six individuals at the Fifth Annual Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 23, in the Cathedral’s Marian Hall.  The 2016 Hall of Fame honorees are William G. “Billy” Griesbeck, former school board member; Suzanne Weed Martin, Class of 1978; Dorothy Fellows Weems, Class of 1962; Shante Knox Avant, Class of 1990; Regina Whitley, Class of 1974; and Dr. Dreda Collins Baker, Class of 1982. The Awards Luncheon... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, September 9, 2016 | 0 comments
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Freshmen Welcomed to ICCS During Traditional Capping Ceremony

ICCS high school freshmen were officially welcomed to high school during the traditional Freshman Capping Ceremony held this morning in the Cathedral. After morning prayer, each freshman was called forward with the senior who will serve as her big sister for the school year. Seniors placed school beanies on their little sisters' heads to be worn throughout the first week of school. The freshman caps are a longstanding school tradition that identifies the freshmen as newcomers to the IC... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 0 comments
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Cathedral and School Campus Dedicate New Early Childhood Center

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (IC) and Immaculate Conception Cathedral School (ICCS) celebrated the dedication of the campus’ new Cathedral Center/Early Childhood Center on Monday, Aug. 8. The Most Reverend J. Terry Steib, SVD, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis in Tennessee, presided at the liturgy that began in the Cathedral and led the procession to the Center, where he bestowed blessings throughout the building. The $4 million, two-story structure houses preschool... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | 0 comments
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Tracey Dysart-Ford Returns to ICCS as Interim High School Principal

Tracey Dysart-Ford has been named interim high school principal for Immaculate Conception Cathedral School, Cathedral rector Msgr. Val Handwerker announced earlier this week. A 28-year education veteran, Dysart-Ford served as director of Guidance and College Counseling at ICCS from 2010-2015 and most recently served as director of Marketing and Community Outreach at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School.  Prior to joining ICCS in 2010, Ford held dean- and director-level positions in... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, June 3, 2016 | 0 comments
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Hannah Martin, 2016 Valedictorian, Jocelyn Vazquez Rangel, Salutatorian

Congratulations to the Class of 2016's valedictorian Hannah Martin and salutatorian Jocelyn Vazquez Rangel. Valedictorian Hannah Martin scored 35 on the ACT, with a perfect score in the science and math sections, and graduated with a 4.64 GPA. She received scholarship offers from Georgetown University, Loyola University, Christian Brothers University, Hendrix College, Rhodes College, Sewanee: The University of the South, and Spring Hill College. Hannah will attend Georgetown University,... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, May 20, 2016 | 0 comments
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ICCS Alumna Tina Santi Flaherty Celebrates Release of New Book

Immaculate Conception high school alumni and students had an opportunity to meet a well-known businesswoman, philanthropist, author, and IC sister last Thursday when alumna Tina Santi Flaherty was in town to promote the release of the expanded commemorative edition of her book What Jackie Taught Us: Lessons from the Remarkable Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis . The University of Memphis, Flaherty’s college alma mater, celebrated the book’s release by hosting a special... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 0 comments
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ICCS Honors Two Alumni at Annual Baggot Street Dinner

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School alumni, faculty, and friends gathered in the IC Cathedral parish hall for the annual Baggot Street Dinner on Friday, April 8, during which alumni Donna Hatley Glenn and John Sampietro accepted the school’s Spirit of Mercy Award.  Glenn, a 1977 graduate of ICCS high school, and Sampietro, a 1983 middle school graduate, were recognized for their service to the Madonna Learning Center, a private, faith-based school for children... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 0 comments
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ICCS Third-Grader Performs with Memphis GirlChoir at Sewanee

ICCS third-grader Cecile Cerisier traveled with the Memphis GirlChoir and Memphis BoyChoir to Sewanee: The University of the South last weekend, where the groups performed with the University Choir for Sunday Eucharist in the All Saints’ Chapel.  The Memphis singers also had time to hike and explore the University domain. Programs of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Memphis, the GirlChoir and BoyChoir are focused on inspiring musical growth of children of all faiths while developing them into... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 0 comments
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Maddie Kennell Latest ICCS Senior Named to Academic All-Star Program

Senior Madeline "Maddie" Kennel was recently named to the Commercial Appeal's Academic All-Star list in the English and Literature category. She is the seventh ICCS student to receive this honor in the 2015-16 academic year.  A 16-year-old senior, Madeline grew up in Kara, Togo in West Africa, where she and younger sister Michael, an ICCS freshman, served alongside their family as missionaries.   A voracious reader with a love for classic writers, Madeline is... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, March 4, 2016 | 0 comments
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Middle Schoolers Hold Super Tuesday Election

Our middle school students took the opportunity to participate in the political process by holding their own Super Tuesday election last week.  Students representing the presidential candidates presented their platforms to their classmates, who then had a chance to cast their votes for their favorite contender.                     Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, March 4, 2016 | 0 comments
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Eighth-Graders, Seniors Honored at Annual Pinning Ceremonies

 Immaculate Conception Cathedral School students, parents and friends celebrated two time-honored traditions in the Cathedral last week, the annual Eighth-Grade and Senior Pinning Ceremonies. The ceremonies are occasions set aside to congratulate the students on their past achievements and to recognize the milestone transitions they will soon make to the next educational level.On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 8th-graders were recognized in a ceremony, during which each received a pin that signifies... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 0 comments
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Catholic Schools Week 2016

Catholic Schools Week, January 31 - February 5, 2016. Communities of faith, knowledge and service. Click HERE to view the Catholic Schools Week Calendar of events! Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 0 comments
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Attention Families of Rising PK, JK, K and 1st Graders

Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust, or MOST,  will be accepting applications for new students for the 2016-17 school year. MOST will award a limited number of new scholarships to children who are residents of Shelby County, TN, and who will enter Pre-K3 (PK), Pre-K4 (JK), Kindergarten, or First Grade in the 2016-17 school year at a private school with which MOST partners. MOST provides only partial scholarships that are based on financial need. The maximum scholarship award for... Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Thursday, January 21, 2016
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Senior Anna Perry Receives Academic All Star Recognition

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School senior Anna Perry has been named a Commercial Appeal Academic All Star in the Sciences category. A disciplined student, Anna holds a 4.42 weighted grade point average and scored 30 on the ACT. She has taken a solid track of Honors and Advanced Placement classes and excelled in all. After reading Ben Carson’s book "Healing Hands," Anna became interested in pursuing a career in medicine. During her sophomore year, she was a student host for Ben Carson... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, January 11, 2016 | 0 comments
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Elementary Mindfulness Club Creates Prayer Flags

   Immaculate Conception Cathedral School's elementary Mindfulness Club is pictured with the prayer flags they created to hang on the school's campus.  The flags signify that the wind carries our good wishes and prayers throughout the school, our city and the world.  Taught by religion and mindfulness teacher Suzanne Martin '78, mindfulness classes help students develop concentration skills and self-awareness. Martin, who also presents mindfulness workshops for teachers,... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, January 5, 2016 | 0 comments
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Senior Hannah Martin Earns Academic All Star Honor

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School senior Hannah Martin has been named a Commercial Appeal Academic All Star in the General Scholarship category. Hannah has enrolled in nearly every Honors and Advanced Placement class that ICCS offers and holds a 4.7112 weighted grade point average. She scored 35 on the ACT, with a perfect score of 36 in the math and science sections.  Hannah is consistently recognized on the school’s Summa Cum Laude Honor Roll and is a member... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, January 5, 2016 | 0 comments
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Senior Jocelyn Vazquez Earns Academic All Star Honor

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School senior Jocelyn Vazquez was recently named a Commercial Appeal Academic All Star in the Speech and Drama category. An AP Scholar, Jocelyn holds a 4.62 weighted grade point average and scored 27 on the ACT.  She balances a rigorous course load of Advanced Placement and Honors classes with numerous campus leadership roles including Mock Trial Team captain, National Honor Society vice president, Beta Club president, Student Government Association... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 0 comments
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Senior Rachel Pham Named Commercial Appeal Academic All Star

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School Senior Rachel Pham was recently named a Commercial Appeal Academic All Star in the Mathematics category. A member of the national math honor society Mu Alpha Theta, Rachel holds a 4.13 weighted GPA and scored 26 on the ACT. Outside of her math interests, she stays active in the community by volunteering with Amazima, Catholic Charities, Mid-South Food Bank, Birthright of Memphis and the Memphis Botanic Garden. She is also a member of the ICCS... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, November 20, 2015 | 0 comments
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Elementary Religion Classes Celebrate St. Francis' Feast Day with Blessing of Animals

In celebration of the feast day of St. Francis, ICCS 1st and 3rd grade religion classes participated in a Blessing of the Animals on Thursday, Oct. 8. They discussed God's gifts of creation, St. Francis as model of care for creation, and his love for the poor. They thanked God for the comfort and happiness our furry friends bring us, called to mind those children who live in places that have a need for peace and playfulness, and asked God's blessing on them and us. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Sunday, October 11, 2015 | 0 comments
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ICCS Senior Olivia Morris Named Academic All Star

ICCS senior Olivia Morris was recently named to the Commercial Appeals Academic All-Star list in the General Scholarship category. Olivia is a well-rounded student  dedicated to taking tough classes in preparation for college. She holds a 3.9837 weighted grade point average.  Last summer she was selected to participate in Rhodes College's English summer program. She is a member of Mu Alpha Theta, the math honor society, and the National Beta Club.  Olivia's personable... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, October 9, 2015 | 0 comments
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ICCS Senior Emily Jerome to Choreograph CBHS's "Wizard of Oz" Production

A 15-year veteran dancer with Performing Arts of Germantown, ICCS senior Emily Jerome has performed in multiple stage productions, assuming countless roles since she was a mere 3 years old.  Experience, talent and long hours of practice paid off recently when a chance encounter propelled her to the next level.  This March she will be the choreographer for Christian Brothers High School’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.”   Emily, who turns 18 this month,... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, September 14, 2015 | 0 comments
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Labor Day Blessings Bestowed Upon IC Cathedral Center Workers

 In celebration of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, construction workers, contractors, architects, faculty, staff and students gathered at the Fatima Grotto after the ICCS high school Mass today for a special blessing of the workers on the new Cathedral Center.  As the foundation is laid and steel beams will soon be installed, Msgr. Val Handwerker and Fr. Jose Cruz Zapata-Torres called upon God's blessings for the continued safety of the workers and progress on the project.   Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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ICCS Begins New School Year with Old Traditions

Everything old is new again at ICCS’s high school!  Students in grades 9-12 showed up for the first day of school on Aug. 13 sporting the iconic “IC popover,” — a part of the high school uniform making a comeback after nine years.  To commemorate the return of this beloved school tradition, Paulette’s Restaurant surprised the high school girls by donating 200 of their own famous popovers — the warm, flaky and delicious kind, complete with fresh strawberry butter — to enjoy on... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 0 comments
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ICCS Students Receive AP Scholar Recognition

Three Immaculate Conception Cathedral School high school students have been named AP Scholars this month based on their AP test results.   Rising senior Anna Perry (top right) has been named an AP Scholar with Honor, a distinction conferred upon students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3.0 on four or more of these exams.  Jocelyn Vazquez (top left), also a rising senior, and 2015 graduate Anna Lim have both received AP... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, July 24, 2015 | 0 comments
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