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Knights and Ladies of the Reading Table Society

   Fayetteville — The Immaculate Conception School third-grade class of Doreen Kabot culminated its reading program with the annual Knights and Ladies of the Reading Table Society. The students had to read a certain number of pages of books for the school year for them to be eligible. Above, the readers with their teacher.


Teddy Bear Picnic for kindergartners

Fayetteville — The Immaculate Conception School kindergarten class of Maureen Pierret and Julie Addonizio held the traditional Teddy Bear Picnic, the last get-together before graduation. Father Zach Miller gave blessings to the students’ teddy bears, Mary’s medallion, and prayer card. Principal Don Mills said prayers before the  picnic. The room…


Desserts with dad

   Fayetteville — The Immaculate Conception School Home and School Association hosted the first annual “Desserts with Dad” on June 15. Everyone gathered in the school’s multipurpose room before school started. Different kinds of cookies and muffins were served with orange juice. Father Zach Miller gave special blessings to all the…


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Obituary Sister Theresa Brown

     Sister Theresa Brown (Sister Theresa André), 89, died Monday evening, June 4, 2018, at the Community Hospice Inn, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 71 years.      Sister Theresa was born on May 17, 1929, in Syracuse, daughter…



Bishop Cunningham to celebrate June 20th World Refugee Day Mass

On June 20, together with Pope Francis and partners around the world, Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse, will acknowledge World Refugee Day by celebrating the 12:10 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse. All are welcome to join in solidarity with our refugee brothers…


IC meets Alice and friends 

FAYETTEVILLE —The Immaculate Conception School Drama Club presented the musical Alice in Wonderland, directed by music teacher Andrea Ashline and co-directed by fourth-grade teacher Janet Kirkgasser. Students from kindergarten to sixth grade had been rehearsing one day a week after school. The show, with 60 cast and crew members, was…


Wax Museum at IC School

FAYETTEVILLE — The Immaculate Conception School third-grade students of Doreen Kabot celebrated the reading program with their annual Wax Museum. Each student reads about and dresses up as his or her special person — a historical person, a public figure, or a well-known sports personality. The Wax Museum students came…


All Saints School wins second at Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

ENDICOTT — Students from All Saints School won second place for their specific problem in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition held in Ames, Iowa, May 23-26. Odyssey of the Mind is an international creative-problem-solving competition. The group was one of four local teams that competed in the…


St. Rose chorus sings at NBT

Submitted by Mary Crysler | Principal, St. Rose of Lima School May 30 was Educator’s Day at NBT Bank Stadium and the St. Rose of Lima (North Syracuse) chorus, made up of students in grades 3 through 6, performed the national anthem. The chorus was led by music teacher Julianna Pucino. All…