Immaculate Conception Academy | The ICAn
ICA education aims at forming young women who will possess the following qualities: A True Christian, A Competent Student, A Committed Citizen, A Cultured and Refined Lady.
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The ICAn

THE ICAN

ICA education aims at forming young women who will possess the following qualities of:

A TRUE CHRISTIAN

Possesses a basic knowledge of Christ’s teachings and essential doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. An ICAn manifests the Christian values of:

 

  • Love that motivates her to serve God in others in the example of Jesus Christ;
  • Faith that enables her to put her trust in God and serve the Church in the building of a just and caring society;
  • Hope that makes her persevering, joyful and thankful for everything;

 

An ICAn shows in her thoughts, decisions, and actions:

 

  • a desire to meet Christ more often in the Scripture, in prayer, in the sacraments, as well as in her fellow beings;
  • a zeal to spread the Good News through her words and deeds;
  • a preference for simple lifestyle to counteract consumerism;
  • an unquestionable respect for life and the integrity of creation.
A COMPETENT STUDENT

Adequately equipped with academic knowledge and other learning proficiencies for higher studies, she is capable of:

 

  • thinking reflectively, logically, creatively and critically in making sound decisions;
  • communicating her ideas, convictions and feelings effectively in both oral and written expressions;
  • applying mathematical, scientific and technological skills with accuracy, ease and confidence;
  • showing creative, artistic and athletic skills;
  • practicing self-discipline and sportsmanship; and
  • establishing personal goals for learning and influencing others to love learning.
A COMMITTED CITIZEN

Conscious of her Chinese-Filipino cultural identity, she

 

  • strives to integrate both her Chinese and Filipino cultural traditions;
  • performs the duties and responsibilities of a good citizen;
  • endeavors to contribute to the attainment of the goals of the community and the nation;
  • involves herself in seeking solutions to contemporary problems in light of the Gospel and the teachings of the Church;
  • shows active concern for balanced ecology and preservation of mother earth; and
  • recognizes her unique role within the Chinese-Filipino community and the role of the Philippines in Asia and in the world in promoting justice, peace and unity.
A CULTURED AND REFINED LADY

Manifesting grace and dignity, she

 

  • takes pride in her potentialities and develops these fully in support of the nation’s goal of building a progressive, peaceful and orderly society;
  • shows sensitivity to the needs of others and relates with others with compassion;
  • adapts and adjusts herself to any given situation with tact and maturity showing self-control in difficult and stressful situations;
  • discerns what is right from wrong;
  • exhibits a certain degree of aesthetic and fine sense of the arts;
  • speaks, behaves, and acts in a confident and discreet way;
  • observes proper norms of conduct in dealing with both her peers and adults in the community;
  • practices social graces and observes rules of etiquette wherever she is;
  • adopts and maintains a healthy lifestyle that makes her physically fit and active;
  • observes proper grooming and feminine hygiene at all times.

 

Ultimately, ICA aims to graduate a woman of faith and service.