Immaculate Conception School

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Screenagers Viewing Event 1/23/20

Is your child old enough to swipe right?  Do you have an iPad, tablet, or Smartphone in your home?  Then this movie is for YOU! Every parent, no matter the age of your child, is encouraged to attend.  It is never too early for parents to learn how digital devices and gaming are impacting our children’s development, social skills, and mental health. Two years ago, Jesse Weinberger, internet safety expert, presented to the IC community and revealed startling statistics. Data collected nationwide reveals that across the country (regardless of socio economics, geography, or school type) cell phone ownership begins as young as 2nd grade. Our community is no exception. Even our youngest students are struggling with the impact screen time is having on their lives.  Mark your calendars for January 23, 2020. That evening, at 7pm, the Home and School Association (HASA) will present a FREE viewing of:  SCREENAGERS: GROWING UP IN THE DIGITAL AGE.  Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact of all this time and about the friction occurring in homes and schools around negotiating screen time—friction she knew all too well.  In SCREENAGERS, Delaney explores struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through poignant, and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, SCREENAGERS reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance. Every IC parent & caregiver, regardless of your child’s age, is encouraged to attend. The content is informative and enlightening for every parent with screens in their home.  Please note that students in grades 4 through 8 will be viewing this film on January

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Amazon Smiles for HASA

Your Amazon purchases can now benefit HASA! Amazon Smiles When you shop smile.amazon.com and designate Immaculate Conception Parish ( https://smile.amazon.com/ch/31-4379506 ) as your preferred charity, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to IC Home and School Association (HASA). Giving is simple. ·          Sign into your account at smile.amazon.com. o    First time? You will be prompted to pick your preferred charity. o    Been here before? Change your charity under Your Account/Your Amazon Smile. ·          Search for Immaculate Conception Parish, Columbus, OH and click select! ·          Shopping Amazon? Make sure you always start at smile.amazon.com! Funds will be used to support enhancements and programs at Immaculate Conception School through IC HASA.

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Book Fair Volunteers Needed!

Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming up November 7-15! In order to have a great fair for our students we need awesome volunteers! If you are interested please contact Mrs. Kister at kkister@cdeducation.org or sign-up at www.scholastic.com/fair. Thank you for supporting of school book fair!

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HASA Parents Night Out 10/12/19

Let’s get together to celebrate back to school. Please join HASA for a FALL PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT!! Saturday, October 12th | Seventh Son Brewery Reserve your tickets ahead of time, by Venmo to: Sarah_Berger_83292 (HASA President) add a note for Fall Parents’ Night Out. We hope to see you there!

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Registration now open for VBS!

Registration for our 2019 Vacation Bible School (VBS) is now open!  The program,  “Shipwrecked…Rescued by Jesus” runs from July 15  to 19 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Children ages 4 and up to students entering fifth grade are invited to attend this Faith and fun filled week. Registration and payment is online at bit.ly/ICVBS2019 . The cost if $35 per child and $70 max per family. Sign up early – the registration fee increases after June 24. Adults and Teens  (incoming 6th grade and up) may sign up to volunteer at bit.ly/ICVBSVolunteers.  We are in need of adults to lead Games and Music.  All adult volunteers must have completed Protecting God Children and have a current BCI background check on file.

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For I know well the plans I have in mind for you plans for your welfare
and not for woe, so as to give you a future of hope.
Jeremiah 29:11