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IHM wins ‘Catholic Schools for Tomorrow’ award

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Friday, April 30, 2010

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES DEANERY — Immaculate Heart of Mary School was selected as one of only 12 Catholic schools in the nation to be awarded the 2010 Catholic Schools for Tomorrow Award.


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Pat Armstrong, acting superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, with Mary Hedger and Nancy Goebel, co-principals at IHM and teacher Elaine Connelly. (Courtesy photo)

IHM received the award for “Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction” based on their “Learning Brain in Action” program. The faculty and staff have worked to master the research behind brain-based learning. Their integration of the arts, focus on authentic assessment, and identification of learning styles have all contributed to increasing student achievement

The award was presented at the 2010 NCEA Convention earlier this month in Minneapolis. An assembly was held at the school on April 20 to honor the Immaculate Heart of Mary staff and students.

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