Immaculate Conception School

Understanding Your Child’s Terra Nova Home Report

At Immaculate Conception School, we use data from a variety of sources.  Earlier in the year, I wrote about STAR testing and how that information is used. Today, I am going to take a closer look at the Terra Nova results you will be receiving shortly. Before we get into

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IC Design Cycle

When my kids were younger, we would have campouts in the living room. They always seemed to know when it was happening. Maybe it was when I would pop the popcorn, or maybe it was when I would search for a movie. It didn’t matter, they just knew. Their first

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Independent Reading and Accelerated Reader

We all know that the more we practice something, the better we become at it. I remember the first time I decided to run. I was winded after about three-quarters of a mile. The day I made it to a mile was a major accomplishment. After running nearly every day

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Why flexible seating?

Junior High students enjoying the flexible seating in Mr. Kersey’s class. There’s no doubt that if you visited a classroom during Meet the Teacher night, you noticed that the classrooms look different.  Many teachers have embraced the idea of using flexible seating in the classroom.  Although it is a change

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What is STAR testing?

This week, every student at Immaculate Conception will be taking the STAR test. Although we have used this test for years, you may have some questions about the test. Before we get into understanding the STAR test itself, we need to know what the test is.  The STAR test is

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Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! There has been a lot of activity in the school this summer. I am positive your children have told you about the changes they have seen.  One of the first changes you will notice when you walk into the building is that our mission

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Serve the Lord with laughter.
St. Padre Pio