April 20, 2016


 THURSDAY, April 21 –Turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit jell-o

FRIDAY, April 22 –Taco in a bag, refried beans, peas, pineapple

MONDAY, April 25-Pizza burger, sweet potato fries, corn, peaches, roll

TUESDAY, April 26 –Goulash, green beans, bread & peanut butter, pears

WEDNESDAY, April 27 –Tuna casserole, peas, bread, applesauce




EDUCATION PARTNERS:will be having a meeting after the Spring Concert/Science Fair on Friday in the office at school. Please plan to attend.







THURSDAY, April 21-6th Grade Math Bee  9:00-12:30

FRIDAY, April 22 – All School Chapel – Wear Bucketfillers T-Shirts

– Spring Concert/Science Fair/Art Show (Grades 3rd – 8th)  7:00 PM

TUESDAY, April 26 – Vocal/Instrumental Interscholastic Contest    4:30 – 8 PM

WEDNESDAY, April 27 – Unity Christian Track Meet (Grades 6-8) 12:30 PM

                                  -KOK Field Trip to Pizza Ranch

FRIDAY, April 29 – 7th Grade Field Trip to JFA, 8th Grade trip to Sioux Falls

– 2nd Family Fun Night-Kickball at the Ireton Park 6:30 PM

Food & drink provided

TUESDAY, May 3 – K-2nd Grade Mother’s Day Tea  2:30 pm in AP room

                                 -6th – 8th Grade Softball Tournament at Rock Valley

                                            (more info below)

– Auxiliary Meeting 7:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, May 4 – Western Christian Track Meet (Grades 6-8) 1:00 PM

THURSDAY, May 5 – 5th & 6th Grade Farm Safety Day @ West Sioux 12:30

FRIDAY, May 6 – Deadline for 8th Graders to turn in pictures for Graduation video

MONDAY, May 9 – 5th – 6th Outdoor Classroom at Oak Grove

(need a sack lunch)

WEDNESDAY, May 11 – Dordt Track Meet (Grades 5-8) 12:00 PM

SATURDAY, May 14– ICS Track Meet/Picnic  9:30 AM

                            (Kindergarten – 6th Grade) (7th & 8th Grade help)

MONDAY, May 16– 8TH Grade Graduation 7:00 PM

                     (All students will be participating and are expected to attend)

TUESDAY, May 17 – K-2nd Grade Field Trip to Sioux Falls Zoo

– KOK Preschool Graduation 7:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, May 18 – 3rd – 4th Grade Field Trip to Sioux City

FRIDAY, May 20– Last Day of School 11:30 dismissal



Softball Tournament at Rock Valley

Tuesday, May 3 (East Fields)   Leave school at 11:30 on bus

12:15     vs Doon

1:05       vs Inwood

1:55       vs NWIPR

6th – 8th Graders. Students need gloves, cleats & ICS shirts.

Parents are welcome to come and watch


ICS Ladies Auxiliarywill have their last meeting for this year on May 3 at 7 pm at school. We will be voting for new officers for the 2016-2017 school year. Those up for office are: Jean Bos, Holly Dekkers, Pam Fedders, Angela Liston, Any Noyes, and Rachel Van Klompenburg. We will also be discussing our past and upcoming fundraisers and funds. The present and new executive committee members will stay after the meeting to prepare for next year. Hope to see everyone there!

Reminder, hostess for the meeting: Holly Dekkers.



or any other outdoor games for Family Fun Night

if you have any school can borrow, please let us know.



Upcoming Order Dates: April 25, May 16.

Orders need to be in the TRIP box in the school office or given to Donna Koopmans by 8:30 AM on order dates in your family envelope.

 No late orders will be taken.  Please try to remind your child to bring the order to their teacher or the office right away when they get to school, so that orders will not be forgotten or late.




Soccer                  April 22               at Sioux Center Christian               4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 25               Home vs Orange City Christian     4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 28               Home vs Rock Valley Christian     4:00 PM

Soccer                  May 2                   Home vs Inwood Christian            4:00 PM


Tuesday, April 26         All practices will be from 3:30-5:00 at school.



Promise Community Health Center in Sioux Center is offering sports physicals for students. Wednesday, May 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM all of Promise’s providers will be available to offer sports physicals in an open house format. The cost will be $25.



Sioux Center will be having their 125th celebration June 3 and 4. We are allowed to serve food and have a booth.  (Ireton Christian School Auxiliary)

We will be north of the football field on Friday night from 5 to 10 PM.

We will be serving funnel cakes, homemade corndogs, pop, water and chips. Saturday we will be in the Central Park. 9am-? . They believe we will really do well and make money for our school as there are a limited amount of vendors there. They are allowing nonprofits to sell food as a way to give back and show support.

Please mark your calendars.  Watch for an opportunity to volunteer or donate pop/water.  This should be a great fundraiser and get some “outside” money. Thanks in advance for all you do to help our school!