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IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL
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IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

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Grades: K-8

Address: 605 Barbee Ave., High PointTelephone: 887-2613

Administrators: Frank McGrail, principal; Joyce Price, elementary school administrator; Joan Conrad, middle school administrator.

Enrollment: 230.

Teachers: Full-time, 13; part-time, 3. Total staff, 20.

Special programs: QUEST program, an international program that teaches values. The school puppet team, under the direction of physical education teacher Barbara Blink, performs at nursing homes, churches and other schools.

Community activities: Students participated in the CROP Walk and a bicycle ride to raise money for the poor. They participate in the outreach program that helps serve food at the Open Door Shelter. Students also bring Christmas to less fortunate families and children of prisoners. They will present a Christmas musical for senior citizens at 10 a.m. Dec. 10, followed by an evening performance for parents and the public.McGrail

School history: Founded 1947. Sisters of St. Joseph taught there until 1988.

School mission: ``The mission of this Catholic school is to develop each student spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially, so that each is prepared to live and serve in a changing society as a self-respecting and responsible citizen,' McGrail said.

The most important lesson our students can learn: ``Good habits. Whether you are talking about study habits, interpersonal relationships, goal-setting, or spiritual tranquillity, it all evolves around good habits,' McGrail said.

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