School News and Events

OMS/SI Students Shine at the Christmas Concert

January 5, 2016

FullSizeRender (6) (2)OMS/SI students gathered at OMS to take part in our annual Christmas Concert! This star-studded night showed off all our students’ talents, and brought joy to everyone in attendance. Jingle Bells could be heard from down the street as the …

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We Need Your Help!

November 19, 2015

In collaboration with BLOCS, Children’s Scholarship Fund, The Independent Mission Schools, Faith in the Future, The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and The Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners, we are planning a rally on Monday at Governor Wolf’s regional office at The Bellevue …

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Leadership Retreat for Students

November 11, 2015

On November 10,2015 a group of Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius of Loyola 7th and 8th graders traveled to Cardinal O’Hara High School to engage in a leadership training day. At the retreat students from various Catholic middle schools  …

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Feast of All Saints

October 30, 2015

Let It Shine!

Students got to learn all about Sainthood at our service for the Feast of All Saints. Father Kelly taught the primary students about loving God, while the choir showed off their phenomenal voices!…

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Sacred Heart Day of Service

We Love Having Visitors!
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We are so lucky to have volunteers from around the area come to Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius School! Students from the Country Day School of the Sacred Heart were in classrooms working with our …

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Saint Joseph’s University Students Back on Campus

September 21, 2015

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Saint Joseph’s University students are excited to be back on campus volunteering with us through their Service Learning program, and we are happy to have them! We are so delighted to be able to continue this wonderful partnership with …

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First Day of the 2015-2016 School Year

August 31, 2015

Students and Teachers Start the Year Off Right


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FullSizeRender (20)We are so happy to have the halls filled with students again! Students all yelled with excitement about being back at school this year, and couldn’t wait to tell us all that …

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Students Meet Their Big Goals This Summer

August 14, 2015

Everyone Wins at Springboard!


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This summer students from schools all over the district flocked to Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius for the Springboard Summer Reading Program. Here students worked for five weeks, along with their parents, to improve their …

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Springboard Summer Reading Program

July 23, 2015

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We are so excited to be hosting Springboard Summer Reading Program at Our Mother of Sorrows this summer! This year students up to third grade have the chance to participate in this amazing five week summer …

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Students Win at Tournament

December 23, 2014

academic challenge2Eight OMSSI students — two 6th graders, two 7th graders and four 8th graders — competed in the West Catholic Preparatory High School Academic Challenge in December. The team came way with two awards, taking 3rd place in the lightening …

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