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ICS kicks off 90th birthday celebration

As kids check off their school supply list and ready their backpacks, Immaculate Conception School prepares for a year of celebrating 90th years of providing children in Port Clinton with a faith based education.  Immaculate Conception School opened its doors in 1924 and continues to provide excellence in Catholic education each and every day.  ICS offers small class sizes, a staff that is unmatched in its dedication to each and every child, an education enhanced with technology, and a value and faith centered foundation.  Before and after school care is offered daily.   

Immaculate Conception School is now accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year for preschool and grades K-5.  ICS is open to children of all faiths and tuition assistance is readily available.  Anyone wishing to get more information on Immaculate Conception School should call the school office at 419-734-3315, or visit us on August 17 during our Family Fun Day from 11:45 a.m. through 1 p.m.  Fun day will be complete with face painting, bounce house, hot dog lunch and much more 90th birthday fun.  Immaculate Conception School welcomes all to come and see the good things that are happening at ICS.

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Expert on Multiage Education Comes to Immaculate Conception School

Immaculate Conception School is announcing that it will host a 3 day multiage workshop in mid-June presented by Dr. Sandra J. Stone.  Dr. Stone is an internationally renowned speaker and workshop leader who is the founder and director of the National Multiage Institute.  Dr. Stone’s resume is vast in the area of education using a Continuous Progress/multiage approach to learning.  She is a former multiage teacher and professor of Literacy and Early Childhood Education.  She is the author of numerous books and articles, including Creating a Multiage Classroom and Playing: A Kid’s Curriculum.  Dr. Stone has conducted multiage training workshops in the U.S., Canada, and in 16 countries in Europe, Asia, and South America and has been invited by the Minister of Education to transform all schools in the Netherlands Antilles to multiage education.  

Immaculate Conception School will be slowly implementing this style of education within the next 2 years into its classrooms in order to give students an education that is focused on the student and the student’s needs.  Continuous Progress Education is a student-centered curriculum in which students are taught at a level of readiness.  

The 3 day workshop will be held at Immaculate Conception School June 23-25 from 8 a.m. till 3:30 p.m.  This workshop is open to any interested educator at a cost of $25 per day.  To register for this workshop, please call the school at 419.341.3315.   Anyone interested in attending the parent/community presentation on June 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. is more than welcome.  This presentation will be held in the Immaculate Conception School gymnasium and there is no charge for this event.  Please feel free to call the school with any questions you may have about Dr. Sandra Stone’s visit.

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