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Immaculate Conception Cathedral School

ICCS Mission Statement:

Strengthening spirits... minds... bodies... Through the teachings of Jesus Christ.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019

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AUCTION T-SHIRT DAY TOMORROW!

If you purchased a 2019 ICCS PTO Auction t-shirt, you can wear it tomorrow, Friday, March 29, with blue jeans or uniform bottoms. STUDENTS MUST WEAR THE CURRENT 2019 AUCTION T-SHIRT.


Many thanks to the parents, Grandpanthers, students, faculty members and community sponsors who have helped prepare for and support the auction. Tomorrow is the big day! Check out the Auction News section of the Panther Press for more details.

SILENT AUCTION STARTS TOMORROW AT 8:30 AM

This year, the silent auction will be on your phone! The Text2Bid on-line bidding format will be utilized for all silent auction bids. Instructions and family bid numbers went home with students TODAY. Please review the special instructions. ICCS families can start bidding on all silent auction items starting tomorrow, Friday, March 29, at 8:30 a.m. using your cell phone.


**Reminder, please do not forget to bring your cell phone to the 2019 PTO Dinner Auction. The big event starts tomorrow at 6 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for browsing and fellowship. For more information, call (337) 433-3497.

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ACT ASPIRE TESTING STARTS NEXT WEEK

ACT Aspire Testing Dates: Monday, April 1 - Tuesday, April 11

3rd-8th grade students will take the ACT Aspire test beginning Monday, April 1st. Please have your students at school on time and avoid scheduling appointments during the morning hours on the following dates.


The testing schedule will be as follows:

3rd: 4/4, 4/8, 4/9, 4/11

4th & 5th: 4/3, 4/4, 4/8

Middle School: 4/1 - 4/3

CLASS RETREAT DATE CHANGES ANNOUNCED

The following class retreat dates have been changed. Please mark your calendars with the new dates and times listed below. The retreats will take place in the ICCS Cafeteria.


Kindergarten Retreat: Wednesday, April 3, from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Pre-K Retreat: Thursday, April 11, from 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

3rd Grade Retreat: Friday, April 12, from 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

VARIETY SHOW AUDITIONS TO BE HELD APRIL 10-11

Attention students! Auditions for the 2019 ICCS Variety Show will take place April 10-11 right after school. For more information, or to sign up for an audition date and time, please see Mrs. Jessen. Please note: if a group is trying out for the Variety Show all members must be present at the audition.

QUIZ BOWL

Several ICCS Middle School students participated in the Catholic Quiz Bowl last weekend at St. Louis Catholic High School. The ICCS teams competed against other schools in the Diocese.


Congratulations to 3rd place finishers: Ceci O'Byrne, Rachel Redd, Stuart Riviere and Grant Evans. Other participants included: Cecilia Watson, Katie Grace Rion, Reese Darbonne, Jonah Austin, Malia Hubbard, Anna Kate Fredericks, Asha Austin, Owen Schwem and Sophia Bergen.

AUCTION NEWS:

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PERKY PRIZE RAFFLE TICKETS

Time is running out! Perky Prize Raffle tickets are $1 per chance. The drawing will be held on Monday, April 1, during morning announcements.
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CRAWFISH FUNDRAISER NEWS:

CRAWFISH TICKETS TO GO HOME MONDAY!

Be sure to check your child's bookbag on Monday, April 1! Crawfish Sale tickets will be sent home with every family. A list of instructions will be provided. For more information, please contact Crawfish Fundraiser Chairperson, Debra Wilder at 302-1134.

CLASSROOM NEWS

AHA GROW LIGHT

Our early elementary friends are having great fun watching their seeds grow with the help of our new grow light from the American Heart Association. With great thanks to our AHA Master Gardner, Nola Ducote!


Stop by the Grow Light display in the front lobby to view the progress and growth.

SPORTS NEWS

ICCS CHEER TRY-OUTS

Reminder! ICCS Cheer try-outs will be held on Thursday, April 4th. Practice for try-outs will take place Tuesday, April 2-Wednesday, April 3rd. Open to all incoming 7th and 8th Grade girls.


Packets are due to Mrs. Heffer no later than tomorrow!

CLUB NEWS

YOUNG ENGINEERS SOCIETY VISITS LOCAL CAR DEALERSHIP

The Young Engineers Society visited Billy Navarre Chevrolet this week for a fun and educational session focusing on car engine technology and innovations such as hybrid engines. Special thanks to the sales staff and engine experts at Billy Navarre Chevrolet for sharing their time and knowledge with our students.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

Friday, March 29:

PTO Dinner Auction

6:00 p.m. ICCS Gym


Monday, April 1 - Thursday, April 11

ACT Aspire Testing


Tuesday, April 2 - Wednesday, April 3:

ICCS Cheer Practice


Wednesday, April 3:

Kindergarten Retreat

8:00-10:00 a.m. ICCS Cafeteria


Thursday, April 4:

ICCS Cheer Try-Outs


Thursday, April 4:

PK to Sam Houston State Park

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Friday, April 5:

April Birthday Mass (4B)

Mass will be led by Fr. Buller

8:30 a.m. ICCS Gym


5th-8th Grade Penance following Mass


Tuesday, April 10:

3rd Grade to Vermilionville

8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


Thursday, April 11:

PK Retreat

8:00-10:00 a.m. ICCS Cafeteria


Friday, April 12:

2nd-5th Grade Penance


3rd Grade Retreat

12:30-3:00 p.m. ICCS Cafeteria


Sunday, April 14:

Palm Sunday

2018-2019 School Theme

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