Immaculate Conception STEM Academy

May 26, 2021

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Principal's Message

Dear IC STEM Families,

Thank you parents for supporting our recent fundraisers at Blaze Pizza and Paco’s. These dine out fundraisers have been successful and delicious. Baskin Robbins 31 Flavors is this Friday and Saturday. Who can resist a double scoop of ice cream and help IC at the same time?

Being part of the Immaculate Conception community has one of the biggest blessings of my life. To be given a blank canvas to create this beautiful masterpiece has truly been an honor.

Now the time has come for me to turn over this masterpiece to Mrs. Rojas. I know she shares my vision and more for the future. We have worked together for many years as she was my very first hire when I became a principal. I knew immediately how dedicated she was to education.

To assure that IC would be in good hands, Mrs. Rojas and I have worked very closely this year as she participated in the Onward Leader program to prepare for this transition.

I will be happy to volunteer, advise, support and be on the school board, but I am also looking forward to more family time.

Thank you, thank you, thank all for your love and support. You are truly a very special community and I am eternally grateful to be part of our rebirth.

God bless you,

Mrs. Lovano

Summer School

We did not have enough interest in our summer school program so we will not offer summer school this year. However, we do have information on other programs that are available to your family.

Damien High School is pleased to share our 2021 line up of summer youth programs for boys and girls entering grade 6th through 12th. To view the programs and access the registration form, please scan the QR code, click on the image, or visit

LMU: Programs are taught by instructors from the Institute of Reading Development. The Institute has been teaching these programs in cooperation with Loyola Marymount University Extension for the past 24 years. There are programs for TK - 11th grade. Tuition varies by program level. Please ask about the family discount. For more information or to register,

call 1-800- 715-2808.

Ramona Convent: Summer Session classes will run from June 21 to July 16. Classes meet Monday - Friday. There is also a registration form at, under Learning: Summer Session. Please email the form to

USC Viterbi Free Summer Camps:

At USC Viterbi K-12 STEM Center's Energy of STEM virtual camps, students will have the opportunity to explore concepts around Green Energy (Elementary) and Electricity (High school). The camps will include demonstrations and lessons, hands-on projects and group-work, and time for connecting and sharing with peers in a fun, engaging environment. All materials needed for the camp will be provided and mailed to students' homes prior to the start of the camp, along with a camp schedule. Activities will be led by USC Viterbi Center staff and USC students​. There is no cost to participate in the program, but an application (due May 14th) is required.​ The following tracks will be offered for elementary and high school students:

  • ​Early Elementary track (grades 1-2; max 15 students) - July 19-July 23, 2021, from 9:00am-12:00pm PST
  • Upper Elementary track (grades 3-5; max 18 students) - July 26-July 30, 2021, from 9:00am-1:30pm PST
  • High School track (grades 9-12; max 20 students) - July 19-July 30, 2021.

​For more information, please see the fl​yer and camp website​, which includes the program application due May 14th. For camp for middle school students, please see here.

Important Reminder

All visitors on campus must adhere to social distancing guidelines and wear a mask, even if you are picking up supplies from carline. If you are on campus to make a payment, drop off/pick up items from the office, you need to fill out a COVID-19 Screening Form located on our school website. Thank you!

Service Hour Opportunity

Thank you to everyone that has already generously donated. We appreciate your help!

Donations of the following items are needed:

*Every $20 donation = 1 service hour

Disinfectant wipes

Eco-Friendly Sensitive Skin Cleaning Wipes

Gallon Bags

Lysol Spray

Paper towels

Gift Cards: Target, Amazon, Smart 'n' Final

Livestream Mass at Immaculate Conception Church and Children's Liturgy

Immaculate Conception Church offers a livestream Mass on Sundays at 10am on the Church Facebook page. You may also attend Mass in person by signing up at

Masses are celebrated on Sunday at 8am in English and at 12pm and 5pm in Spanish. Saturday Vigil Mass is celebrated at 5pm. Weekday Masses are at 7:30am.

CLICK HERE to connect to the Church's Facebook Page to access the Livestream Mass.

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~~ Calling All Families ~~

Immaculate Conception Church invites you to join

Children's Liturgy of the Word

Sunday Mornings on Zoom


Beginning Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 1st Sunday in Lent

Walk with Jesus in a new way this Lent!

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 816 9343 8267
Passcode: 722512

Help our School:

Please share the following opportunities with family and friends.

Rite Aid - Immaculate Conception STEM Academy has partnered with Rite Aid for another opportunity to help our school. Please visit and link your Rite Aid Card by adding your information. A percentage of your purchases are shared with the school.

Ralphs - Log in to You will need to register for an online account before adding Immaculate Conception School as an organization. Click on community rewards - re-enroll. Type JX175 or Immaculate Conception School to add. You need to click on the circle to the left of the school's name. Then, click on enroll to finish the process. Every future purchase from Ralphs will benefit our school.

Amazon Smile - Add Immaculate Conception school as a charity through Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to the school.

Coca-Cola - Visit and click give. Search for Immaculate Conception, 91016 and sign in. Each coca-cola purchase you make has a code you enter on the website. Each code earns cash for the school.

Box Tops - Download the Box Tops app and sign up to support Immaculate Conception School. Scan your receipts and the school will receive credit for your box tops.

Prayer Corner

Grant us, Lord God, a vision of your world as your love would have it:

A world where the weak are protected, and none go hungry or poor;

A world where the riches of creation are shared, and everyone can enjoy them;

A world where different races and cultures live in harmony and mutual respect;

A world where peace is built with justice, and justice is guided by love.

Give us the inspiration and courage to build it, through Jesus Christ our Lord.