February 1, 2019


MONDAY, February 4 Tuna casserole, roll, peas, pears

TUESDAY, February 5 Turkey wrap, tater tots, salad, applesauce

WEDNESDAY, February 6 Fish patty, bread w/ peanut butter, carrots,

fruit cup





Ireton Christian School Society meeting will be on Monday, February 4 at 7:00 pm. The 2019-2020 budget will be passed at this meeting. There will only be the Financial report and approval of 2019-2020 budget at this meeting. Some changes will be dropping CSI pension plan and moving to IRA’s for teachers. Also giving a 3.5% salary increase. Please come to be informed about the upcoming school year. No PTA included, we hope to add that at a later date. Please come, this will be a short meeting, but very important with next year’s financial plans.  ICS Board





SATURDAY, February 2 – Boy’s BB Tournament at Western

(schedules were sent home with players and are posted on website)

MONDAY, February 4 – TK – 4th Grade sing at Hillcrest   2:15 PM

  • Society Meeting 7:00 PM

FEBRUARY 4-12 – IA Assessment (Grades 3-8) (mornings)

FRIDAY, February 8 – Pajamas/Crazy Hair/Gum Day

  • 1:30 dismissal (teacher work day)

MONDAY, February 11 – Deadline to turn in concert packets

February 11 – 15 – Pixie Week (more info will come home later)

THURSDAY, February 14 – Wear red/pink

MONDAY, February 18 – No School – President’s Day

FRIDAY, February 22Beach Day

THURSDAY, February 28 – Band/Ensemble Concert  5:00 PM

FRIDAY, March 1 – Bowling Party for RAMM




Ireton Christian School will be having a Band/Ensemble concert for all familes, friends, and supporters of ICS students on Thursday, February 28  at 5:00 PM.  This was added because the Fall Band concert was cancelled.  There will be a reception to follow.  Please come and hear our Jr. High Band/Ensemble perform!


IA Assessments

Grades 3-8 will be having IA Assessment testing the mornings of February 4-12.  Please try to avoid Dr. appointments or kids having to be out of school during this time.




February is “Spirit” month at ICS!

February 8:  Pajamas/ Crazy Hair/Gum Day

February 11-15: Pixie Week (more info will come out later)

February 14:  Wear red/pink

February 22:  Beach Day

March 1:  Bowling party for all students that meet the RAMM goals for the

month of February.


February is Read-A-Million minutes as well!

This will replace Reading Rodeo for the month of February.  Students will need to read daily and turn in slips weekly with number of minutes read that week.  There will be a “party” for all students who turn in weekly slips and make their total goal for the month.  Read! Read! Read!

TK/K – 15 minutes/day (parents may read to child)

1st-2nd Grade – 20 minutes/day

3rd-4th Grade – 25 minutes/day

5th-8th Grade – 30 minutes/day




Upcoming Order Dates:  February 4, February 25, March 18, April 8 (last order before payout), April 29, May 13.


Fleet Farm gift cards are now available and we do have some on hand.


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 envelope.  Late orders will be filled with any on hand stock we may have.  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.




Education Partners is selling cupcakes as a fundraiser.  Order forms were attached to last week’s  note.  They are due back to school by Wednesday, February 6.  They can be picked up at school on Wednesday, February 13.  Checks can be made out to Education Partners.