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January 2018

Weekly Ups and Downs

WEEKLY UPS The classroom doors have been decorated in celebration of Catholic Schools Week.  The themes of this year’s creations are outstanding and inspirational.  Let Your Light Shine, Matthew~5:16 is the theme of the math and science room.  Throw Kindness Like Confetti, the theme of Pre-Kindergarten door, clearly sends a message to all.  If your schedule allows,…

2nd Quarter Honors Assembly

One of the nicest tasks of any principal is congratulating the students who have worked to achieve honors each quarter.  I pour over the report cards and assess the number of students who have raised their grades in the core subjects.  I encourage our students  to work hard to…

Kindergarten Chameleon Unit + A New Author!

The Kindergarteners have had tons of fun learning about chameleons! We even made color changing chameleons with our 8th grade buddies. We learned about how and why animals camouflage themselves. Do you know how and why? Ask your little!

We have a new author and illustrator in our classroom, Hendrick…

STREAM-ing Big at ICS

ICS has joined the ranks of STREAM schools among the Buffalo Diocese! STREAM stands for Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Art, and Math.  The school has invested in a program that will bring all of these components together and to the forefront of your children’s education. STREAM programs foster innovation, creative…

500 Club

We are charged by the Diocese of Buffalo (DOB) with demonstrating a commitment to the continued financial feasibility of our school.  After all, the Lord helps those that help themselves. With that said, we have been very successful in meeting the Diocese’s expectations by running the annual 500 Club.  The…

Weekly Ups and Downs

WEEKLY UPS
Kindergarteners were commenting on how wonderful the aroma of cookies baking smelled in the hallway.  One little said, “I wish I could just eat that smell up!”  Hmmm, imagine how many calories we’d save if we could just satisfy ourselves with the aroma of fresh-baked cookies.

WEEKLY DOWNS
The flu…

The Old Guard

All too often it seems, I have asked our students to serve as an Honor Guard as one of our own is brought into Immaculate Conception Church for the celebration of their life.  As I like to say, a life well lived.  When the weather permits, an ICS fleece…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you and your families!  In spite of the cold weather, 2018 is off to a grand beginning.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Ralph Wilson Foundation, ICS has been selected to participate in the Light House After School Project (LightHouse).  As a result of the…