School News and Events

Sacred Heart Day of Service

October 30, 2015

We Love Having Visitors!

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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It’s Not too Late to Enroll Your Child for the 2015-16 School Year!

September 24, 2015

Independence Mission Schools, like OMSSI in West Philly, deliver an affordable, values-based education, taught in the Catholic tradition, for students of all faiths from across the city. Our innovative education programs for grades Pre-K to 8 help students by providing …

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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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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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Go Teams!

April 15, 2015

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Our Varsity Boys’ Basketball team won 3rd place in the CYO State Championship and the Girls’ JV team won 3rd place in the CYO Championship! What a great year for the teams! Thank you to our coaches for …

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Parents — Scholarship Deadline is May 15th

Through the help of generous businesses and donors, financial aid is available to OMS/SI families who qualify. Take advantage of this opportunity to help reduce tuition costs for your student. The financial aid/scholarship application deadline for current families is May …

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Enrollment for New Families and Re-Enrollment for Current Families is Now Open!

If you are looking for a safe, high-quality elementary Catholic school for your child, you should consider OMS/SI.) Enrollment is open for all families and classrooms are filling fast. Don’t delay — act now to ensure your child has a …

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Re-Enrollment Opens for Current Families January 19!

January 18, 2015

The word is out! OMS/SI enrollment is up for the second straight year. Don’t loose your student’s place in class. OMS/SI families are invited to re-enroll for the 2015-16 school year beginning January 19. This is a full two …

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Students to Receive Free Lunch and Breakfast

August 26, 2014

All students will receive free breakfast and lunch this year, in a new program in conjunction with NDS. No forms will need to be filled out. Please see the letter below from NDS outlining more improvements to the program.


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Last Day of School

June 13, 2014


June 13th was the last day of school. Sr. Owen reminded our children that God loves them, and allows them to do great things. We could see all the great things that our students have accomplished just by reading the …

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