December 20, 2017


TUESDAY, January 2 – Scalloped potatoes & ham, bread, green beans,

mixed fruit

WEDNESDAY, January 3– Breaded pork, French fries, roll, mixed

vegetables, pineapple



Thank you to everyone who came out on Monday and supported the Soup Supper and Cookie Walk.  We made $2,854.50 from soup supper donations.  Thanks!!

Reminder to pick-up your crock pots, etc. from school ASAP. 




DECEMBER 21 – JANUARY 1 – No SchoolChristmas Break

MONDAY, January 2 – School Resumes

THURSDAY, January 4 – BB game vs St Johns/Zion Lutheran (home)  4 PM

Concession Stand: Noyes, Pullman

TUESDAY, January 9 – BB game vs Sanborn (home)  4 PM

Concession Stand: Van Beek, J. Dekkers

FRIDAY, January 12 – End of 2nd Quarter, Dismiss at 11:30

MONDAY, January 15BB game vs OCCS (home)  4 PM

TUESDAY, January 16 – BB game vs SCCS (home)  4 PM

FRIDAY, January 19 – Report Cards sent home

SATURDAY, January 20 – Ice Fishing Tournament

MONDAY, January 22 – Parent/Teacher Conference  3:30 – 6:00 PM

(at request from teacher or parents)

(or schedule a time that works best on another date)

TUESDAY, January 23 – BB game vs Homeschoolers (home)(boys only) 4 PM


WEDNESDAY, February 7 – 11:30 dismissal (Teacher Professional Development)

MONDAY, February 12 – PTA/Society/Auxiliary Meeting  7 PM


Have a safe and Merry Christmas. 

We’ll see you again on Tuesday, January 2, 2018!



Ireton Christian School will be hosting its 2nd annual ice fishing tournament on January 20, 2018 at Emerson Bay on West Lake Okoboji.  More details will be on the school website.  Posters with information are coming home today.



Reminder that ALL students (Preschool – 8th grade) need outdoor winter clothing brought to school each day.  This includes boots, snow pants, gloves, and stocking hat.



For Weather related announcements listen to KDCR (88.5 FM), KSOU

(93.9 FM), KTIV Channel 4, KCAU Channel 9. Announcements will also be on Snowcap. You may sign up to receive alerts thru SNOWCAP on your phone or through your internet-go to Snowcap(found on ICS website) & sign up for Ireton Christian School Alerts.



Upcoming order dates are: January 15, February 5, February 26, March 19, April 9 (last order before cutoff), May 7.

 TRIP questions can be answered by Donna or Nicki at school on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 8:30 – 2:00.

 TRIP Order form can be printed off the school website if you need one.

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 envelopeNo late orders will be taken. Do not fax or call orders to my house – money needs to accompany orders or they will not be processed. 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.



West Route Bus Schedule for January 2 – 5

Tuesday:  Randy Van Wyhe AM; Marlin Schoonhoven PM

Wednesday:  Randy Van Wyhe AM, Randy Van Wyhe PM

Thursday:  Randy Van Wyhe AM; Randy Van Wyhe PM

Friday: Randy Van Wyhe AM; Randy Van Wyhe PM



…for one home basketball game on

Tuesday, January 23.

Let Marlin Schoonhoven know if you are able to help us.



All games are Girl/Boy (girls play first, with exception ONLY BOYS vs Homeschoolers)


Thurs, Jan 4                HOME vs St Johns/Zion Lutheran..4pm

Tues, Jan 9                  HOME vs Sanborn………………..…4pm

Mon, Jan 15                HOME vs OCCS……………………….4pm

Tues, Jan 16                HOME vs SCCS………………………..4pm

Tues, Jan. 23              HOME vs Homeschoolers……….4pm (boys only / 5-6 quarters)

Sat, Jan 27                   GIRLS Tournament at Trinity Chr/Hull Christian

Sat, Feb 3                     BOYS Tournament at Unity Christian/Orange City Christian


Marlin will be gone…

 January 4 – 5 (Thursday-Friday)  attending his son, Alex’s, graduation from the Marines in San Diego, CA.  Please contact Nicki Weida (secretary) for school assistance or Dave Wielenga (Board president) for other items needed during that time.



God’s Creation Calendars

The Team Ten Napel God’s Creation Calendars are here.  Each one has beautiful pictures of God’s creation throughout our world and scripture for each week.  The profits from these calendar sales goes to “Relay for Life”.  Limited amount on hand.  If interested, please contact Susan Ten Napel at 278-2520.  If no answer, please leave a message.  $10.00 per calendar.  Team Ten Napel thanks you for your support to find a cure for cancer that strikes so many of our friends and family. 


Jr. High Des Moines Trip

We are planning on Thursday, May 3 to go on our Jr. High Des Moines Trip.  Each student will need to raise $40-45 for the trip.  This includes fee for Living History Farms and 2 meals.  We encourage students to do jobs to earn money instead of parents paying for it.  Ideas include…bake sale, raking leaves, helping grandparents.