Mustang Tradition - Alumni Newsletter - Fall, 2015
 
 
 

     

 
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COME BACK...RECONNECT...GIVE BACK

That is exactly what our alumni did in celebrating the

50th anniversary of IHS!



A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS...

THESE PICTURES TELL THE STORY OF A

WEEKEND TO REMEMBER

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A SLIDE SHOW OF 

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI HOMECOMING

WEEKEND

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Which class will be at the top on December 31st?

CLASS STANDINGS WILL BE UPDATED ONLINE BEGINNING NEXT WEEK

The class with the highest participation rate of donors to the Immaculate Fund as of 12/31 (every gift, at any level counts) will be invited to our annual Leadership Recognition Reception next Fall.  Yes, ALL donors from the winning class will be invited!! Please click here for a copy of the Immaculate Fund letter to alumni.

Will your class lead the charge?

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  MESSAGE FROM THE ALUMNI OFFICE...

The 50th Anniversary Alumni Homecoming Weekend was not a fundraiser. Thanks to the hard work of alumni on the 50th Anniversary Committee, the commitment to alumni engagement on the part of IHS's administration, and many generous sponsorships or in-kind donations by alumni, we were able to provide a memorable weekend with 3-days of festitivites (including Welcome Bags for all registered guests, fireworks, shuttle buses, a free family festival, free post-Mass breakfast and so much more). Our goal was to keep the cost of the weekend as low as possible (only $80 for a Weekend Pass), so that all of our alumni were able to attend this milestone event and join in the celebration.

We heard from countless alumni after the weekend about how great it felt to be back at IHS, how much fun they had reconnecting with fellow alumni and former faculty & coaches, and how much they want to continue to stay in touch. Thank you all for your kind words regarding the success of the 50th celebration and for your ongoing support of the Mustangs of today and tomorrow.

Immaculate's alumni are the foundation of our great school.  The 50th anniversary year is the perfect time to show our alma mater that we will be there for the countless students who rely on our gifts of time, talent and treasure. We see the impact that alumni presence and support is making at Immaculate. This is OUR school, and this OUR time to make a difference!  Please stand with us and say, "I Am Immaculate," as we set a goal of collectively supporting the Immaculate Fund at unprecented levels of participation.  It is the act of giving back that matters!  Any gift, at any level makes a difference.

With sincere gratitude,

The IHS Alumni Association

IMMACULATE HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES THE 2016 ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

ATHLETES

Nikki Baker '06 - Soccer

Moira (Deakin) Finney '93 - Basketball

Amanda Genova '06 - Soccer

Paul Myott '86 - Football

TEAM

1986 State Championship Football Team

ATHLETIC SUPPORTER

Maureen Arsenault '69 ~ faculty

SAVE THE DATE

50th Anniversary Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Ethan Allen Hotel ~ Danbury

All members of the IHS family are invited to join us!

Online registrations will be available soon.


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50th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE ORNAMENTS

LIMITED SUPPLY - ORDER YOURS TODAY!

$15 each or $25 for TWO ~ Makes a great gift!

All proceeds of ornament sales will help to fund the IHS Angel Aid Scholarship Fund.  Ornaments can be picked up in the main office, or mailed to you (note shipping charge button on order form).



ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT


Monsignor Thomas W. Powers '83

Monsignor Powers, an official of the Congregation of Bishops in Vatican City, was recently appointed to serve as the new Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia of the Diocese of Bridgeport.  Please read the announcement by clicking here and join all of us at Immaculate High School in congratulating Monsignor Powers and wishing him many blessings in his new role. 




STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ABOUT UPCOMING ALUMNI

FOOTBALL, HOCKEY & BASKETBALL GAMES!



Immaculate High School has much to be proud of on the athletic front this season.  Girls Soccer, Girls XC and Girls Field Hockey all finished their regular seasons UNDEFEATED!  The ATI (Abbott-Tech/Immaculate) football team only has one loss to date and are gearing up to play a game "under the lights" in Mustang Valley this Saturday, 11/14 at 7:00 p.m.! The picture above highlights the Girls Cross Country team's recent success, winning the Class S State Championship title!!! IHS had the top three finishers at the Class S meet at Wickham Park, with Angela Saidman (daughter of Dana Henry Saidman '87) placing 1st, Jenna Gasparrini in 2nd and Danielle Marcone finishing 3rd.  On Friday, they competed in the State Open meet and the team placed 8th among all CT high schools, with two athletes moving onto to the New England Regional Competition.  Girls Field Hockey won their opening States game today by a score of 2-0 vs. Suffield and play again on Thursday in Mustang Valley.  Girls Soccer looks to defend their Class L State title with their first round of the state tournament scheduled for tomorrow in Mustang Valley. Please join us for the games below as we cheer our athletes on to victory.  Congratulations to all of our fall teams on an outstanding season!

  • Wednesday, 11/11, Girls Soccer vs. TBA @2:00pm, Mustang Valley
  • Thursday, 11/12, Field Hockey, if victorious Tuesday, vs. TBA @2:00pm, Mustang Valley
  • Friday, 11/13, Girls Soccer, if victorious Wednesday, vs. TBA  @2:00pm, Mustang Valley
  • Saturday, 11/14, Football vs. Bullard Havens, 7:00pm, Senior Night, Mustang Valley



Principal Joe Carmen announced that four Immaculate seniors, Shannon Ducey, Taylor Guth, Victoria Kirkman and Sean McCoy have been named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.  A Letter of Commendation from the schol and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, has been presented to these scholastically talented seniors.  Commended students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as juniors.  Congratulations Shannon, Taylor, Victoria and Sean. Sean is the son of Debra (Drury) McCoy ~ IHS Class of '87!

 

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IMMACULATE REUNION INFORMATION

Please contact our Alumni Office if you would like to get involved in helping to plan a reunion for your class!

1966 - 50th Reunion

The Class of 1966 (Immaculate's first graduating class) will be celebrating their 50th reunion on Saturday, June 4th at the Ethan Allen Hotel. The class will also be invited to join IHS's 50th Anniversary Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  Stay tuned for details!

Interested in planning a reunion? Reunion planning has never been so easy with the help of our Alumni Office.  The event can be simple (i.e.; Saturday night at a local restaurant...inexpensive & easy), or more elaborate.  Contact the alumni office at dsuarez@myimmaculatehs.org to get started. 

 

 

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