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

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

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

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

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

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

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