April 27, 2016


 THURSDAY, April 28 –Breakfast sandwich, carrot, hash patty, orange juice

FRIDAY, April 29 –Corn dog, tator tots, pork & beans, mandarin oranges

MONDAY, May 2 –Hamburger, mashed potatoes, pork & beans, strawberries

TUESDAY, May 3 –Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, brownie, pineapple

WEDNESDAY, May 4 –Breaded pork, French fries, corn, roll, peaches




The PTA has designated the week of May 2 – 6 for our annual teacher/staff appreciation week. It is a time we can show appreciation to each of the people at ICS for all they do. Every day, you are encouraged to show your appreciation. Listed below are suggestions for each day:

Monday:  note

Tuesday:  pen/pencil/paper

Wednesday:  Beverage

Thursday:  fruit or baked goods

Friday:  Kid’s choice

We are also looking for people to volunteer to help with the kids during noon lunch and recess next week so the teachers can eat together and have time off. If you are able to help, please contact Chris Van Beek or Kim Rens.



THURSDAY, April 28 – Soccer game vs Rock Valley Christian (home) 4:00

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

MONDAY – FRIDAY, May 2 – 6 – Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

MONDAY, May 2 – Soccer game vs Inwood Christian (home) 4:00

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

-Unity Track Meet (Grades 6-8) 12:30 PM

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

FRIDAY, June 3– Report cards can be picked up at school




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



The concert committee is looking for a person to fill an open spot on the committee. This is at least a 3 year commitment and would be considered the committee you are on for Auxiliary. If interested, please contact Mandy Bonnema before Monday at

712-441-4751 or bonnemab@premieronline.net.


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: 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.




All library books will be due May 17. Thanks to everyone for their work at reading and returning books on time.  Encourage your child to keep reading to help our school reach 4000 AR points. Local libraries have great summer reading programs.  The ICS library will have summer library bingo as well this year.  Look for details in the coming weeks.