IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Futures in Education scholarship application deadline is April 22 for priority consideration which means that only completed applications will be reviewed and all supporting documents have been submitted. Applications are accessible through futuresineducation.org

Another deadline quickly approaching is registration for Universal Pre-K. Families whose children already attend ICS in Astoria have priority. If you know a child who will be 4 years old by 12/31/15 please encourage them to register that child as soon as possible. The deadline is Friday April 24 and you must go online to www.nyc.gov/pre-k

 


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8th Grade Scholarships, Class of 2015
Our students continue to SHINE!!

St. John's Prep $1,500 per year
          St. Mary's $6,000 per year
                Chaminade H.S. $1,500 per year
McClancy $1,000 per year
Holy Cross Full Scholarship $36,000

             Regis Full Scholarship
St. Vincent Ferrer 2/3 Scholarship, worth around $24,000
             McClancy $1,000 per year
St. John's Prep Full Scholarship worth around $36,000

Congratulations to all our students!

This year our students received  almost $200,000.00 in Scholarships!!!


It’s official . . .  we were notified on Friday, March 13th at 9 p.m. that our application to offer full day (six hours and twenty minutes) UPK at Immaculate Conception School has been approved.  We still have much to do to prepare for September 2015, but first we have to register students.  So once again, we need your help to promote the best little school in the heart of Astoria.

Families should apply from March 16th through April 24th.  There are three ways to complete the UPK application:

·         Online at www.nyc.gov/prek

·         Phone by calling 718-935-2067

·         In person at a Family Welcome Center.

The online application is available in English and nine other languages.

To learn more about UPK and the application process, please attend an information session on Thursday, March 19th from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Flushing High School located at 35-01 Union Street in Flushing.

Please note that families whose children already attend Immaculate Conception School in Astoria have priority.  If you know a child who will be four years of age by December 31, 2015, please encourage the family to register that child as soon as possible and to make Immac their first choice!

We look forward to offering UPK at the best little school in the heart of Astoria!

 


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Our school has been chosen to participate in the Dancing Classrooms program.

As seen in the films, Mad Hat Ballroom and Take the Lead, the Dancing Classrooms program was started in one school by Mr. Pierre Dulaine, a world champion ballroom dancer. Inspired by his own achievements and the impact dancing had on him as a child, Pierre felt that the most important work he could do is teach Ballroom dance.

The mission of this program is to build social awareness, confidence and self-esteem in children through the  practice of social dance. The ballroom dance classes are part of the school day and provided as a way to enrich the academic learning experience.

How lucky are we to have this program come to Immaculate Conception School!!!


Our 8th Grade students , homeroom teacher Mr. Alex Salerno, and parent Mr. Mirabela presented  the Happy Seniors of Astoria with a taste of The 1940’s and 1950’s. They sang songs and played live music on the school stage while the Happy Seniors sang along and reminisced  those ‘Good Ole Days”.

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(please click to enlarge this letter from Pat Hawkins)

 

Our Long Island City High School Christmas 2014 Diaper Drive was a Success!

 

Thank you SO MUCH to all of you who donated to this very special Fundraiser, and for helping to organize and deliver the donations.

  

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We were so happy to have participated in the 2014 Global Cardboard
Challenge at Immaculate Conception School in Astoria, New York.

I teach Science to grades 5-8, and my students absolutely loved
making arcade games from cardboard boxes.

They spent about a week designing and building, and then we had our
"Day of Play" on Friday, October 10th during school hours. Children in
Nursery School - Grade 4 and their families came to play at our
Cardboard Arcade which was hosted by grades 5-8!


This video "Immac's 2014 Global Cardboard Challenge" was made by one
of my 6th grade students!!


 

 

We have the privilege of working with "Stages on the Sound".  Our children work with this amazing group of actors once a week.   On this day, they were acting out "The American Revolution."   We will update you with more fun things they will be doing!

 


Immaculate Conception School
Nursery through 8th grade Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is ongoing.

Please stop by the school office
between 9 - 11 a.m. or call us at 
(718) 728-1969.

 


Watch this video and learn more about Immaculate Conception School - the "Best Little School in the Heart of Astoria"

 
Our mission is to provide every child with a safe and nurturing environment that facilitates a love of learning as well as a love for God, others, and self.