December 7, 2016


THURSDAY, December 8 –Turkey sandwich, green beans, ice cream, peaches

FRIDAY, December 9 – Tavern, pork & beans, wedges, bun, mixed fruit

MONDAY, December 12  – Hot dogs, tator tots, green beans, pears

TUESDAY, December 13 – Pulled pork, mixed vegetables, sweet potatoes, peaches

WEDNESDAY, December 14 – Chicken patty, corn, roll, hash patty, mixed fruit




December 8 – Fall Concert/Musical:

  • Band Students should be to school by 6:30 PM.
  • All other students by 6:45 PM.
  • Please wear dress clothes!



Staff Christmas Gifts:  There will be a box set out the night of the School Musical for monetary donations for staff Christmas gifts.




THURSDAY, December 8 – Kindergarten – 8th  Fall Concert/Musical  7 PM

MONDAY, December 12 – TRIP Order  8:30 deadline

TUESDAY, December 13 – BB Game vs Sioux Center Christian (home)  4 PM

Concession stand workers:  D. Noyes & B. Fedders

THURSDAY, December 15 – BB Game vs Hull Christian (home)  4 PM

Concession stand workers:  B. Weida & R. Zomermaand

FRIDAY, December 16 – All School Chapel – WEAR CHAPEL SHIRTS

MONDAY, December 19 – Preschool – 8th Grade to Nursing Home  2:00-3:30


TUESDAY, December 20 – BB Game Rock Valley Christian (home)   4 PM

Concession stand workers:  N. Kuperus & G. Van Beek

WEDNESDAY, December 21  – Last day of school before Christmas

                           break.  This is a FULL DAY of school

(until 3:30) – different than past years

THURSDAY, December 22 – 100th Anniversary Meeting   4:00 PM

DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 2  – No School – Christmas Break

TUESDAY, January 3 – School resumes

THURSDAY, January 5 – BB Game at St. John’s Zion Lutheran  4 PM

Drivers:  G. Van Beek, D. Noteboom, J. Dekkers, R. Zomermaand

FRIDAY, January 6 – 11:30 dismissal – End of 2nd Quarter

MONDAY, January 9 – Board Meeting  7 PM

FRIDAY, January 13 – Report Cards sent home

MONDAY, January 16 –  PT Conferences  4:00 – 6:00 PM

MONDAY, January 23 – Soup Supper (more info coming later)



PICTURES WANTED for 100th Anniversary!! Please give to Marlin or Nicki at school.  Thanks!



December 19: Students will be singing and handing out goodies to Hillcrest Nursing Home Residents.  December’s theme is “Commitment to caring and giving! This is our act of gratitude to God for the month.




Upcoming order dates are:  December 12.

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.




100th ANNIVERSARY APPAREL & SOUVENIRS COMING SOON!     Celebration is July 22.

We have a wonderful day planned to celebrate God’s faithfulness and “Commitment” to His people!  Look for more information in the upcoming months!

$100 donation for 100 years challenge!

We are challenging everyone to celebrate 100 years for ICS by donating $100 to either our Endowment Fund or Bus Fund (please specify on check)


Basketball Game Schedule

Dec 13   Sioux Center Chr……….  Home    4pm

 Dec 15   Hull Chr…………………….   Home    4pm

Dec 20   Rock Valley Chr…………   Home    4pm

Jan 5      St Johns/Zion Lutheran Away     4pm

Jan 10   Sanborn Chr………………  Away     4pm

Jan 13   Hull Protestant………….   Away     4pm

Jan 17   Sioux Center Chr……….   Away     4pm

Jan 19   Orange City Chr………..   Away     4pm

Jan 24   Inwood Chr………………    Home    4pm

Jan 28   Boys Tournament at Western     TBA

Feb 4     Girls Tournament at Unity           TBA


Home Basketball Game Reminders:

A couple reminders for HOME basketball games…

  • Students that stay after school to watch ball games are asked to stay in the gym and watch the games (students should not be unsupervised in hallways or classrooms)
  • Please keep school neat and throw trash in waste receptacles (not leaving it on bleachers).