Welcome to Immaculate Conception School. In the proud tradition of the St. Mary Blue Wave, Immaculate Conception offers classes from pre-school to grade six in a safe, family oriented, and Christ centered atmosphere.
Our mission is to foster in each student a deep love of the Lord Jesus while nurturing, guiding, and challenging students to realize the fullness of their God-given talents, gifts, and abilities.
Immaculate Conception is one of three Catholic Schools in Tuscarawas County.
Tuscarawas Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School in New Philadelphia houses grades seven thorugh 12. The website is www.tccsaints.com.
Tuscarawas Central Catholic Elementary School in Dover offers programs from pre-school through grade six. The website is www.tccesdover.org.
Mid-term reports will be published through SchoolSpeak Friday morning. Printed copies of the reports will be distributed to the students on Monday.
We have a state champion! Fifth grade student Summer Hayes is a first place finisher in the state-wide Elks Americanism Essay Contest. The contest is sponsored locally by the Uhrichsville Elks lodge. Summer previously placed first at the district level to advance on to the state competition in the 5th/6th grade category. Congratulations Summer!
We will have a dress down day tomorrow, Friday, to support Autism research. This is Autism Awareness Month. To celebrate, we will have a balloon launch tomorrow at 1:45 pm.
It’s time to order your yearbooks. There is an order form in this week’s envelope. The yearbooks are $15 and will be available in the fall. Please place your order by May 20th.
Our second grade students will receive their First Communion Sunday at 2:00 pm. All are invited to attend this very special Mass.
We will have a Scholastic Book Fair next week. It will be open during the lunch hour Monday through Friday.
Immaculate Conception School recently participated in the Tuscarawas County Catholic Schools Art Fest held at TCC Junior/Senior High School.
Members of the Blue Wave Service team delivered 70 Care Packages to the Twin City Food Pantry on Thursday, March 17. The service team packed the boxes and bags with a wide variety of household items including soap, tissues, toothpaste, toothbrushes, wash clothes, deodorant, pencils, paper, and more.
Registration for the 2016-17 school year is now open. Registration packets are available in the school office and on our website, www.icsdennison.org under the “Admissions” tab. We are also now accepting applications for 2016-17 tuition assistance. Applications must be filed on-line through the FACTS program. The FACTS application must be completed to be considered for assistance.
Immaculate Conception will continue to participate in the EdChoice Scholarship Program. This income-based scholarship sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education will be available for students entering K through grade 3 in the 2016-17 school year. Applications will be available within the next couple of weeks. In the current year, a family of four with an income of about $48,600 would be eligible for the scholarship.
Visitors are welcome at anytime to visit and meet our students and staff to learn more about the benefits of an Immaculate Conception education. Just call the school office at 740-922-3539.
Congratulations Frank Rossi! Frank won the Immaculate Conception spelling bee and will advance to the regional bee in Canton. The Immaculate Conception runner-up is Jersi Hickman. Deren Wright was third.
Several classrooms also conducted spelling bees. The champions are:
Kindergarten – Ellis Jackson (Runner-up – Olivia Coolman)
First Grade – Ben Haren (Runner-up – Ethan Rothrock
Second Grade – Nora Jackson (Runner-up – Kate Liggett)
Third Grade – Nate Wright (Runner-up - Matthew Meiser)
Fourth Grade – Zach Rothrock (Runner-up – Thomas Rennicker)