December 3, 2014


Year’s Theme: HAVE NO FEAR!

December Theme: Fear to Speak Up

Memory Verse: Acts 18:9



THURSDAY, December 4 – Oven fried chicken, potatoes, corn, roll, applesauce

FRIDAY, December 5 – Corn dog, baked beans, chips, pears

MONDAY, December 8 – Spaghetti, carrots, breadsticks, pears

TUESDAY, December 9 – Hot ham & cheese, green beans, pineapple, cookie

WEDNESDAY, December 10 – Weiner wraps, broccoli & cheese, jello, fruit



Ireton Christian School Auxiliary is hosting a Ladies Expoon Saturday, December 6 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the

Ireton Community Center. Vendors, snacks, bake sale, and more.

Free Admission!!



There will be a box available at the school musical and after that in the school office if you would like to donate to teacher Christmas gifts. Thanks in advance, from PTA


TEAM TEN NAPELhas the 2015 “God’s Creation” calendars in. Please call Susan Ten Napel (278-2520) if you are interested in purchasing one.

All profits will go to “Relay for Life” 2015. Each calendar sells for $8.00.

Thanks you for your support in finding a cure to fight cancer, of all types.



THURSDAY, December 4 – Kindergarten has school

– Fall Musical (K-8) 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, December 5 – Kindergarten does NOT have school

SATURDAY, December 6 – Ladies Expo and Bake Sale

at Ireton Community Center 9 AM – 12:00

MONDAY, December 8 – BB Game vs Hull Protestant (away) 4:00

Leave at 3:10  Drivers: Liston, Van Beek, Grossmann, Schoonhoven

WEDNESDAY, December 10 – BB Game vs Rock Valley (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Noteboom, Miedema

THURSDAY, December 11 – BB Game vs Hull Christian (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Liston, Sieck

MONDAY, December 15 – Trip Order 8:30 deadline

FRIDAY, December 19 – All School Chapel – Wear “No Fear” T-shirts

-Christmas caroling downtown in Ireton and passing out goodies 12:30-1:30

TUESDAY, December 23 – Dismiss at 1:30 for Christmas Break

DECEMBER 24 – JANUARY 4No School – Christmas Break

MONDAY, January 5 – Classes resume

Soup Supper (Food and worklist will come home later)

FRIDAY, January 9 – 11:30 dismissal – End of 2nd Quarter

FRIDAY, January 16 – Report cards go home

–         Students attend Shanren (OC Arts Festival) at Unity Knight Center 1:30


IOWA STATE BANK’S CHRISTMAS CARDis back again this year. Iowa State Bank in Ireton is once again having the “Christmas Card” at the bank and for every signature that designates Ireton Christian School as the recipient; the bank will donate $5.00 to the school. This is open for anyone to do, so parents can sign the card and bring their children to sign also. The card will be available from November 24-December 19. So, please take a moment to stop in, sign the card, and vote for Ireton Christian School!



It’s time for the annual fall/winter bake sale. We will be having the bake sale along with the Ladies Expo. We are asking each family to bring at least 3-4 items to sell- more is welcomed. Please have items labeled and priced. Be creative and have some fun with it. The list below is a good suggestion but if you have more/different items to bring please feel free.

Please have your items to school by 4 pm on Friday Dec. 5th or at the community center by 8am Saturday morning. Thanks for all the effort and support! Remember this is to help support our children!

Any question or concerns please contact Jenn Miedema  at 441-2232 or Jean Bos at 567-5033

$ 1.50 per cupcake or $12 for dozen

$ 7 per dozen cookies-depending on type of cookie

$ 5 half dozen bars, $8-10 full pan

$ 5-10 cakes- bundt, angel food,layered, decorated

$ 2 popcorn balls, carmel apples

$ 6-8 for lg bread( banana, lemon/poppyseed, pumkin)

$ 3-5 for mini breads

$ 6-8 gal. size snack mixes

$ 3 for quart size snack mixes

$ 5 for half dozen muffins

$ 8-12 for pies-fruit,cream,fresh,frozen

$ 5-7 per dozen christmas candies or cookies

Other suggestions: $ 5 canned jams,pickles,salsa, meat or $5-7 quarts of canned soup

$ 3-5 cookie/bar in a jar mix, hot chocolate mix

$ 15-25 for full frozen meals


CHRISTMAS DONATIONSfrom school will be for Family Crisis Center (cash donations only). This is in lieu of exchanging gifts between students, we feel we have many blessings already and therefore want to be people with “giving hearts”.



(formerly Cookie Walk) will be held at the Community Center in Hawarden on December 6 from 10:00 – 2:00 or until sold out. While you are shopping for your goodies, come and enjoy the festival of tree that is put on by chamber and support two great causes.



Upcoming Order Dates:  December 15 (last order date before Christmas).

We have a limited supply of $10 Applebees, $10 Target, $10 Wal-Mart and

$5 Barnes and Noble for purchase. These would make great holiday gifts. These can ONLY be purchased by coming to school and buying from the secretary. Please don’t add these to your regular TRIP order in case the supply is gone.

TRIP will be available in the office on Monday 8:15-2:00, Wednesday 8:15-3:00, and Friday 8:15-2:00.



MONDAY, December 8 – BB Game vs Hull Protestant (away) 4:00

Leave at 3:10  Drivers: Liston, Van Beek, Grossmann, Schoonhoven

WEDNESDAY, December 10 – BB Game vs Rock Valley (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Noteboom, Miedema

THURSDAY, December 11 – BB Game vs Hull Christian (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Liston, Sieck

MONDAY, December 22 – BB Game vs Sheldon Christian (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Weida, Broek

THURSDAY, January 8 – BB Game vs OCCS (away) 4:00

Leave at 3:25  Drivers: Fedders, Sieck, Broek, Vander Windt

MONDAY, January 12 – BB Game vs SCCS (away) 4:00

Leave at 3:25  Drivers: Weida, Miedema, Dekkers, Noteboom

TUESDAY, January 13 – BB Game vs St. Johns/Zion Lutheran (away) 3:45

Leave at 2:50  Drivers: Schoonhoven, Broek, Noyes, Zomermaand

                 Boys play first

THURSDAY, January 15 – BB Game vs Inwood (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Schoonhoven, Fedders

THURSDAY, January 22 – BB Game vs Sanborn Christian (away) 4:00

Leave at 2:50  Drivers: Van Beek, Vander Windt, Fedders, Sieck

SATURDAY, January 24 – Girls BB Tournament at Unity & OCCS

THURSDAY, January 29 – BB Game vs SCCS (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Vander Windt, Dekkers

SATURDAY, January 31 – Boys BB Tournament at Trinity & Hull Christian


Basketball Jersey Information

Reminder that the basketball jerseys should be washed inside out.

This will help the screen print last longer.


Cadet Schedule

December 10      6:30 – 8:00 PM

December 17      6:30 – 8:00 PM (Snow derby practice)

December 27      8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Snow Derby)


Reading Rodeo:

Kindergarten – 15 minutes/day

1st & 2nd Grade – 20 minutes/day

3rd & 4th Grade – 25 minutes/day

5th & 8th Grade – 30 minutes/day

  • Please encourages your child to read each day
  • May read books, newspapers, magazines, etc. outside of class time
  • Students who reach the goal for the month will receive a certificate for a FREE personal pan pizza at Pizza Ranch
  • This begins in October and goes through April


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