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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Mindfulness to be Practiced as Well as Taught, by Suzanne Martin '78, ICCS Mindfulness Teacher

One mid-June morning, before dawn, sitting on an outside stone bench in rural Mississippi cradling a cup of warm tea, I listened to a beautiful Vietnamese chant, indecipherable, but accompanied by a huge bell, a tone that penetrated the morning air and awakened my mindful self.  As a teacher of mindfulness, I will always be a student of mindfulness. While many think that teachers have three months off during the summer, they are often quite busy. In my first few... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, June 26, 2015 | 0 comments
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ICCS Music Teacher Receives Award

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School music teacher Linzie Mullins received a Lucile Cornetet Individual Award for professional development from The Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Foundation. Mullins, who teaches preschool through eighth grade Orff Method music at ICCS, will use the award to attend the Orff Level 3 Certification at the University of Memphis. Lynna Gene Cook, chair of the Educational Foundation Board of Trustees, stated that the Foundation awards approximately $50,000... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, June 18, 2015 | 0 comments
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Alumna Who Lived Dream of Study in France Encourages ICCS Sisters to Explore the World

Madeleine Marie Holdford ‘11 had wanted to live in France for as long as she could remember.  The wanderlust was stoked in part by her father’s stories of competitive bicycle racing there when he was a teenager and fed by her four years of French study at ICCS under Mrs. Helen Weirich. Seeking a major in the French language in college, she was delighted to learn that travel abroad was actually required.  “But I would have gone anyway,” she laughs. In July 2014,... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 0 comments
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Club Provides Creative Outlet for ICCS Middle School Geography Buffs

Middle school students with a special interest in the earth's surface and continents are expanding their knowledge while having fun in ICCS's Geography Club.  Moderated by middle school teacher Julie Sully, the club meets regularly and provides a creative outlet for students to learn while participating in fun, hands-on activities. Earlier this month, club members learned the landscape of Australia using the World Atlas smart phone app, chalk and the school sidewalk. The assignment... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 0 comments
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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the newly inducted members of the National Honor Society.  The ceremony was held on March 25th in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Pictured are: Front Row (L to R): Stephanie Lara, Anna Perry, Brianna Terrell, Jenna Damore, Anna Trinh, Jocelyn Vasquez Back Row (L to R): Hannah Martin, Marie Kafishi, Mikayla Richardson, Cara Walton Not Pictured: DesStane Wilson Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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ICCS Honors Retired High School Principal Sally Hermsdorfer with Spirit of Mercy Award

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School celebrated its Inaugural Baggot Street Dinner on Friday, March 20, 2015, during which faculty, staff and more than 100 guests honored retired high school principal Sally Hermsdorfer with the school’s first Spirit of Mercy Award.  Mrs. Hermsdorfer was accompanied by her husband Art and her brother and special guest Archbishop of Seattle Peter Sartain. Twenty-six years of service to Catholic education, particularly her 10... Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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ICCS 6th-Graders Participate in West Tennessee Choral Festival

Ten ICCS sixth-graders were among 230 students who participated in the West Tennessee Choral Festival at First Baptist Church on Friday, Feb. 13.  ICCS music teacher Linzie Mullins, who served as this year’s Festival chairperson, accompanied her students. The day included rehearsals, lunch and snack breaks, and the chance to work with guest conductor Dr. Johnathan Vest.  An associate professor at the University of Tennessee at Martin, Dr. Vest teaches music education courses and... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, February 16, 2015 | 0 comments
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Cheer Leading Tryouts at Christian Brothers High School March 2-4

ICCS girls entering the 9th through12th grade next fall may try out for the Christian Brothers High School Cheer Leading squad.  Tryouts will be March 2, 3, 4.   Those interested should see Mrs. Perry to pick up an information packet.   Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 0 comments
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Eighth-Grade Class Participates in Middle School Pinning Ceremony

On Wednesday, Jan. 28, the entire 8th-grade class gathered in The Cathedral to participate in the annual Middle School Pinning Ceremony.  The ceremony, attended by parents and other guests, signifies that the students will soon be making the transition to high school.  Fr. Val Handwerker blessed the pins before students were called individually to receive their pin from principal Karen Gephart. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Saturday, January 31, 2015 | 0 comments
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Commercial Appeal Names Two Seniors to Academic All-Stars Program

Mary Yarbrough and Anna Trinh Nguyen are the latest ICCS seniors to be added to The Commercial Appeal's list of Academic All-Stars, in the respective categories of science and art. Their awards bring to eight the number of ICCS seniors who have been named All-Stars during the 2014-15 academic year.  Designed to identify and recognize outstanding high school students in the Memphis metro area for excellence in academics, leadership and community service, the All-Stars program is... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Saturday, January 31, 2015 | 0 comments
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Senior Briana Brown Listed Second in Memphis Flyer's 2015 'Top 20 Under 30'

ICCS Senior Briana Brown was featured in the Memphis Flyer Jan. 22 edition in the publication's annual "Top 20 Under 30." Briana, who has studied ballet with the Memphis-based New Ballet Ensemble since age 7, was listed second in the list of individuals the Flyer identified as young Memphians who are making positive contributions to our city and who they see as future leaders. Briana made local and national news last November when she visited the White House with New Ballet Ensemble... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 0 comments
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Niche 2015 Ranking Lists ICCS's High School in Top Five of Memphis-Area Private Schools

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School's high school ranked number 4 in the recently released Niche 2015 Listing of Best Private High Schools in the Memphis Metro area. Best Private High Schools ranks 3,880 high schools based on key student statistics and more than 120,000 opinions from 16,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly. To read more... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, January 16, 2015 | 0 comments
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Sixth ICCS Senior Named Academic All-Star for Current Academic Year

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School senior Georgette Redmond was named last week to The Commercial Appeal's Academic All-Star list, bringing to six the number of ICCS students receiving this distinction for the 2014-15 academic year.  Private and public high school seniors in the Memphis metropolitan area are... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Saturday, January 10, 2015 | 0 comments
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