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National Young Readers Day at I.C.S.

Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone laughs with the ICS preschoolers as they pick his favorite book "Spaghetti Eddie".

Immaculate Conception Catholic School spent Tuesday morning listening to local celebrities read their favorite children’s stories as part of National Young Readers Day 2013. National Young Reader’s Day is celebrated the second Tuesday of November each year to remind of us the benefits and rewards of reading. This special day was created by Pizza Hut and the Center of the Book in the Library of Congress in 1989 as a means to celebrate literacy.

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ICS holds Honors Assembly

Siblings Garret and Maelee Hirt both were honored with the Life Skill Award of "Common Sense" by Principal Mrs. Connie Snyder.  

Last Friday Immaculate Conception School held its quarterly awards assembly,  which recognized the achievements of students in the first 9 weeks of the 2013-2014 school year.  Students were honored for grades, attendance and the life skill attributes they have mastered throughout the first quarter.  Life skills are qualities that make students strong, hardworking and value-centered. ICS students were applauded for the skills of patience, responsibility, effort, trustworthiness, sense of humor and friendship, among other valuable qualities.

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Immaculate Conception Honors Veterans

Ella Roberts reads her Veterans Day essay 

Immaculate Conception School held its annual Veterans Day Celebration last Friday, Nov. 8, in which they both honored and thanked those that have and still work to protect this country. 

The ceremony began with the procession of flags presented by all students that participate in Boy and Girl Scouts and members of the local VFW. Mitchell Coon, a fifth grader at ICS, acted as Master of Ceremonies for the event. Father John Missler began the program with a prayer of thanksgiving for the men and women who have worn the uniforms of our military and the sacrifices they have made. The National Anthem was sung and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

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