February 1, 2017


 THURSDAY, February 2 – Mc Ribb, French fries, corn, peaches, roll

FRIDAY, February 3 – Taco in a bag, refried beans, lettuce, tomato, mixed fruit

MONDAY, February 6 – Goulash, green beans, bread & peanut butter, pineapple

TUESDAY, February 7 – Chicken/bacon/swiss, black bean & corn, chips, oranges

WEDNESDAY, February 8 – Scalloped potatoes & ham, peas, bread, mixed fruit


Spirit Month:

Friday, February 3 – Pep Rally 2:45 – 3:30

  • Wear school colors/ICS apparel

Friday, February 10 – Gum, sucker day

February 13 – 17 – Pixie Week

  • Monday: Sports Day (wear sports apparel)
  • Tuesday: Wear red/pink
  • Wednesday: Dress as farmers/western apparel
  • Thursday: Hats, shades day
  • Friday: Wear PJ’s day

Friday, February 24 – Book Character Day

(dress up as your favorite book character)

Friday, March 3 – RAMM Party (bowling party for all who meet reading goal)




SATURDAY, February 4 – Girls BB Tournament at Unity

MONDAY, February 6 – Deadline to turn in Concert Packets

FRIDAY, February 1011:30 dismissalTeacher professional training at Dordt

MONDAY, February 13 – School Board Meeting  7:00 PM

THURSDAY, February 16 – Society/PTA/Auxiliary Meeting  7:00 PM

FEBRUARY 13-20 – IA Assessment Testing (3rd – 8th Grade)

MONDAY, February 20 – No School – Presidents Day

SATURDAY, February 25 – Science Bowl in Ames

WEDNESDAY, March 15FULL DAY OF SCHOOL (change from before)


FRIDAY, March 24Grandparents Day (note change of date)

  • 12:30 dismissal

FRIDAY, April 28 – Spring Concert/Culture Fair  7:00 PM

(note change of date)


Wear ICS apparel/school colors

on Friday for our school pep rally!




…are due back to school in 5 days!!  

Please remember this is a HUGE part of our school’s financial needs.  Also, please don’t forget to send a Thank You!  It is vitally important.  Your follow-up can make a difference in consistent contributors.



Read-A-Million Minutes:

Preschool & Kindergarten – 15 minutes/day

1st & 2nd Grade – 20 minutes/day

3rd & 4th Grade – 25 minutes/day

5th – 8th Grade – 30 minutes/day



Mark your calendars:

Staff Appreciation will be February 27 – March 3




Wielenga Meals:

If you’d like to sign up to bring the Wielenga Family a meal

you can go to: takethemameal.com

In the “Find” section, type in Wielenga, password 4501

Click on the week you’d like & enter your info.

Thanks to everyone who has signed up already!!!


REMINDER to return your signed report cards to your teacher as soon as possible



Upcoming order dates are:  February 21 (Tuesday), March 13, April 3 (last order before payout), April 24, May 15.

 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! 

Mark Your Calendars:

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 6:30 PM – Meal and program

If you have any pictures from the past, please call school.