School News and Events

Three OMS/SI Alumni Selected as Maguire Foundation High School Scholars

February 1, 2017

Our Mother of Sorrows/ St. Ignatius is  extremely proud  to announce three of our alumni- Tyriq Jones- Garland (St. Josephs Preparatory School), Nadir Morton-Andrews (West Catholic Preparatory High School), and Richard Tunstall (West Catholic Preparatory High School) have been selected …

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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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Two OMS/SI Students Selected for the Katherine Drexel Program

September 22, 2016

Two of our best and brightest 7th grade girls, Iyannah and Kaylah were accepted into the Katherine Drexel Program at Merion Mercy Academy for the 2016-2017 school year!  The program begins Saturday October 1st and runs through May. A full …

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A Great Community Partnership

August 29, 2016

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Thanks to Saint Joseph’s University (SJU), and their Philadelphia Service Immersion Program, we were blessed to have an eager group of college freshman helping us throughout the past week. Their hard work …

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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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May 26, 2016

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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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February 10, 2016

Congratulations to Yasmine Chambers ’14 and Sean Clayton ’14! These alumni are being recognized for their incredible academic achievement. Yasmine now attends Merion Mercy Academy and made the honor role, while Sean was just inducted into the National Honor Society …

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