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Senior Sophia Galella Receives Academic All-Star Honor

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School senior Sophia Galella has been named to the Commercial Appeal’s Academic All-Stars list in the English and Literature category.  The Academic All-Stars program recognizes senior Memphis-area high school students based on academic achievement, leadership and community service. Sophia has an intense enthusiasm for the classics and enjoys writing as a form of self-expression. She holds a 4.5 weighted grade point average and scored 32 on the ACT. ... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, December 15, 2014 | 0 comments
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Two ICCS Seniors Named Commercial Appeal Academic All-Stars

Kaitlyn Greenwood, a senior, is an excellent math student who doubled up on math courses so she could take Dual Enrollment Calculus this year. She holds a 4.5 weighted grade point average and scored 27 on the ACT. After taking Honors Algebra as a freshman, she then took Honors Algebra II and Honors Geometry during her sophomore year. As a junior, she took Dual Enrollment Pre-Calculus at Christian Brothers University and is taking Calculus there this year. In addition, she balances... Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Monday, November 24, 2014
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ICCS Senior Briana Brown One of Twelve Young People Honored at White House

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School senior Briana Brown was one of just 12 young people from across the country who shared the stage on Monday, Nov. 10 with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to accept the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.  Briana represented the New Ballet Ensemble, along with NBE director Katie Smythe. Briana, who began attending the NBE at the age of 7, will appear in the Nut Remix production later this month at... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 0 comments
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Two ICCS Seniors Named Commercial Appeal Academic All-Stars

ICCS Seniors Selena Foster and MarNique Turner have been named this month as Academic All-Stars by T he Commercial Appeal newspaper in the respective categories of General Scholarship and Foreign Language. The All-Stars program was designed to identify and recognize outstanding high school students in the Memphis metro area for excellence in academics, leadership and community service.  Selena has taken a solid AP and Honors track of study and holds a 4.60 weighted grade point... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, October 27, 2014 | 0 comments
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ICCS Celebrates Rosary Month with Oct. 7 All-Campus Prayer Recitation

Continuing a time-honored school tradition, Immaculate Conception Cathedral School students, faculty and staff celebrated Rosary Month in the campus’ amphitheater on Oct. 7 with a recitation of the rosary in Spanish, English and French. The outsized rosary was furnished by the East Memphis Knights of  Columbus. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Sunday, October 12, 2014 | 0 comments
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ICCS Campus Celebrates Mercy Day Mass, Five Alumni Honored at Awards Ceremony

   ICCS students, faculty, alumni and guests gathered in the Cathedral Friday, Sept. 26 to celebrate Mercy Day, an occasion set aside to honor the Sisters of Mercy — the order that in 1922 founded ICCS in the three-story building that today houses the school’s elementary classrooms.   Following the Mass, alumni and staff gathered in Marian Hall for the Mercy Day Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, at which five alumni were honored.   Held annually at ICCS, Mercy Day honors the... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, October 3, 2014 | 0 comments
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Freshman Capping Ceremony

With the start of the new school year comes the tradition of the Freshman Capping Ceremony. Each freshman was "capped" by her senior big sister in a ceremony in the Cathedral on the first day of school. Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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ICCS Hires Sports Veteran as Middle School Athletic Director, Head Basketball Coach

Seasoned coach Julia Turner has been hired in the newly created position of middle school athletic director and will also serve as  head girls basketball coach.  Ms. Turner comes to ICCS with a wealth of sports experience as both a coach and a player.  She was formerly head basketball coach for LeMoyne-Owen College for two years, where she also served four years as head women's volleyball coach.      She was a player in the NWBL semi-pro league and was... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, June 2, 2014 | 0 comments
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Class of 2014 Commencement Held May 13 in Cathedral

Thirty-three Immaculate Conception Cathedral School seniors were graduated during the school’s traditional candlelight ceremony in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, May 13. The Class of 2014 garnered more than $4.3 million in four-year scholarships and merit-based grants and received acceptances from colleges and universities across the US -- and one in Japan. Pictured are (L-R) Taylor Herbers, Caroline David, McCayla Cusker and Darby Brown. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Saturday, May 17, 2014 | 0 comments
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ICCS Junior Wins MLGW Poster Contest

ICCS junior Anna Trinh Nguyen has won the high school award in MLGW's December poster contest.  Anna's poster "Conserve Energy. Save the World" was chosen from high school student entries across the Memphis area.   She will be formally recognized at an award presentation with the MLGW Board of Commissioners on April 1. Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | 0 comments
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ICCS 8th-Graders First-Place Winners in Math Competition

  Four ICCS eighth-graders took first place at the Memphis Catholic Math Challenge on Saturday, March 1 topping the competition from every Catholic school in the city.  Jack Bran, Luca Conti, Grace Martin and Judy Wieland each received a medal and brought back a first-place trophy to our school.  "I give all the credit to the students," math teacher Anne Schmitt said.  "They have worked really hard, and I couldn't be more proud of them." Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Monday, March 10, 2014 | 0 comments
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Robin McGarry Perry to Replace Retiring High School Principal Sally Hermsdorfer

Immaculate Conception Cathedral School has announced that Robin McGarry Perry, a 1989 ICCS high school graduate, will be the new high school principal/head of school effective June 1.  She will replace retiring high school principal Sally Hermsdorfer and will also assume administrative oversight of the entire pre-K­–12th campus.   Perry is currently principal of Sacred Heart of Jesus High School in Jackson, Tenn. and brings to ICCS nearly 20 years’ combined classroom and... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, February 28, 2014 | 0 comments
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ICCS High School Honor Roll

Please join us in congratulating all of the ICCS High School students who made the honor roll for Semester 1 and Quarter 2. Please click the links below for the complete lists. High School Honor Roll Semester 1   High School Honor Roll Quarter 2   Read More
Posted by Laura Hughes at Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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Middle School Christmas Video

Celebrate the upcoming festivities in a special way with "Stations of the Nativity," a special video presentation by our Middle School.   Read More
Posted by Marc Cerisier at Thursday, December 19, 2013
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ICCS Senior Recognized by Midtown/Downtown Exchange Club

ICCS senior LaBreshia Taylor has been named December Student of the Month by the Midtown/Downtown Exchange Club. The Student of the Month award is bestowed upon high school students who exemplify excellence in academics, leadership and community service. LaBreshia was recently nominated for recognition in MIFA's Something Good About Memphis campaign and serves as ICCS's Student Government Association president.  She is a member of the National Honor Society and the Young Actors Guild and... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Sunday, December 15, 2013
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Mindfulness Classes Help Fourth-Graders Develop Self-Awareness

ICCS fourth-graders are becoming better focused, developing longer attention spans and becoming more self-aware, due in great part to the school's Mindfulness Curriculum.  Mindfulness — focusing awareness on the present moment — has been used for 30 years for pain management, sports and business applications. "There is a growing recognition in the field of education of the importance of social emotional learning," said ICCS religion teacher Suzanne Martin, who leads the mindfulness... Read More
Posted by June LaPorta at Friday, December 6, 2013 | 0 comments
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New Website Launched

In acknowledgment of the digital world we live in, and in conjunction with the launch of a new site for the Cathedral, the school is proud to launch a new, state-of-the-art website.  If you have any questions, please contact Laura Hughes '02, Webmaster and Advancement Associate, at (901) 435-5325. Read More
Posted by Marc Cerisier at Monday, October 28, 2013
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ICCS 'Cool School' on ABC 24

ICCS Elementary School was nominated to be this week's ABC24 Cool School of the Week. In the video, you'll see that a reporter came from the station to learn about the great things happening at ICCS, including our 5th grade class' work on JA BizTown, our recently renovated "Classroom of the Future" and the enthusiasm of our students for learning. Read More
Posted by Andrew Houle at Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 0 comments
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