School News and Events

Independence Mission Schools (IMS) Announces New President

January 7, 2019

Bruce Robinson to Begin New Role on January 7th, 2019

Independence Mission Schools (IMS), a Philadelphia-based non-profit that provides a transformative Catholic education to nearly 5,000 low-income students of all faiths, today announced the successful completion of its national search …

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Christmas Day

December 8, 2017

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8th Grade Scholarship Winner

November 10, 2017

Great news! Congratulations to Kaylah McGuffie, 8th grader at Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius for winning one of the Connelly Neumann High School Scholarships! This is a full four year scholarship to one of the Archdiocesan Faith in the …

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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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A Dream Come True

April 26, 2017








For one of our first grade students, Jovani, a dream job isn’t across the country or even in the next major city. His dream job is to become a SEPTA transit policeman. Thanks …

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