School News and Events

An Important Back-to-School Message From Our President

August 23, 2017

Dear IMS community,

With so much turmoil happening in our world and in our country, it is troublesome to have to live and grow up in a place where so much hatred exists. However, it is good to remember our …

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Celebrate Christmas with OMS/SI!

December 22, 2016

We have had so much to do at Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius over the past month. Our Students kicked off the Christmas Season with a trip to Longwood Gardens! Lucky for us, twenty 5th-8th graders got …

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OMS/SI Takes Home a Trophy!

November 10, 2016

dsc_0507At the first annual Independence Mission Schools Academic Challenge competition Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius Students won 3rd place in the History category!

The Academic Challenge was made up of four subjects: Writing, Science, History and Math. In the …

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Summer Nights at the Mann Music Center!

July 21, 2016

Thanks to an amazing partnership with the Mann Music Center Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius rising 6th grader, Myriah and her mom, enjoyed the night at the Mann Music center soaking in the sights and sounds of “Firebird Reimagined!”…

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Friendships Know No Boundaries

June 28, 2016

Despite being separated by several zip codes, students from suburban St. Genevieve Catholic School (SG) in Flourtown and urban Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius Catholic School (OMS/SI) in West Philly recently got the chance to learn the similarities between …

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Like us on Facebook!

May 26, 2016

Curious as to what’s happening at OMS/SI lately? Make sure you like us on Facebook to get all the latest updates !!

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With Our Buddies We’re All Winners!

April 25, 2016

ThIMG_4603e 2016 OMS/SI “Buddywalk” was a tremendous success. Thanks to the help of our sponsors, community partners, volunteers, and students we were able to raise over $7,500 for our school, and have an incredible day at both campuses! The …

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Re-Enrollment for Current Families Begins January 4th

December 21, 2015

The word is out! Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius enrollment is up for the third straight year. Don’t lose your student’s place in class. Current OMS/SI families are required re-enroll for the 2016-17 school year between January 4th and

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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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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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