February 4, 2015


Year’s Theme: HAVE NO FEAR!

February’s Theme: Love without Fear

Memory Verse: I John 4:18


Please pray for Greg, Hanah, & Adam Van Beek as they are part of the mission team in Guatemala this week.  They will be building homes for families who currently live in cornstalk huts. They will be working in the medical clinic & spending time with children in the orphanage.  Thank you for praying for safe travels & that these families will be blessed.




THURSDAY, February 5 – Chicken nugget, sweet potato fries, corn, pears, roll

FRIDAY, February 6 – Burrito, nacho cheese, lettuce, tomato, chips, pineapple

MONDAY, February 9 – Corn dog, baked beans, tater tots, pears

TUESDAY, February 10 – Chicken fajita wrap, rice, lettuce/tomato, mixed fruit

WEDNESDAY, February 11 – Ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll,




COLDS/FLU– if your child has a fever, please keep them home until no fever for 24 hours. Thanks!


Iowa Assessment Testingis taking place this week for 3rd – 8th Grade. Please try to have your child get plenty of rest and try not to schedule Dr.’s Appointments in the morning.


GRANDPARENTS DAY has been switched to

Friday, March 20 (not March 13). So, please let your grandparents know so they can plan accordingly.



FEBRUARY 2 – 10 – IA Assessment Testing for Grades 3-8.

WEDNESDAY, February 4 – Cadets 6:30 – 8:00

FRIDAY, February 6 – Pajama & Lollipop Day

FEBRUARY 9-13 – Pixie Week (see info below)

MONDAY, February 9 – School Board Meeting 7 PM

WEDNESDAY, February 11 – No Band

FRIDAY, February 13 – Favorite Sports Team/ICS Apparel Day

MONDAY, February 16No School – President’s Day

FRIDAY, February 20 – Cowboy Day

MONDAY, February 23 – Star Lab with Sunday Ford in gym

FRIDAY, February 27 – Hats, Shades & Gum Day


FRIDAY, March 13 – Dismiss at 11:30 (End of 3rd Quarter)

FRIDAY, March 20 – Grandparent’s Day (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE)

Dismiss at 12:30



PIXIE WEEKis February 9 – 13. Each child will receive a name on Friday who their Pixie for the week is. Below is a list of what you should bring each day for your pixie. Remember to only spend $1-$2 on items.

Monday: note of encouragement

Tuesday: Pencil/Pad of paper

Wednesday: Fruit

Thursday: Candy

Friday: Drink and snack item for pixie



were due on Monday!!

If you have not turned in your packet, please do so as soon as possible.

Please also remember to hang posters up at local businesses to help spread the word.

The 17th Annual ICS Bluegrass Concert will take place on March 28, 2015 at the BJ Haan Auditorium in Sioux Center. 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.



         February 6 – Pajama and lollipop day

         February 9 – 13 – Pixie Week

         February 13 – Favorite Sports Team/ICS Apparel Day

         February 20 – Cowboy Day

         February 27 – Hats, shades, gum day

         March 6 – RAMM Party



Will run for the month of February. Turn in slips by Monday of each week!

(this takes the place of “Reading Rodeo” for the month)

Students will need to complete weekly slips and parents need to sign verifying the minutes read. Students who complete the 4 weekly slips will attend a party in March!

Preschool – 10 minutes/day (read to by parents)

Kindergarten – 15 minutes/day

1st & 2nd Grade – 20 minutes/day

3rd & 4th Grade – 25 minutes/day

5th & 8th Grade – 30 minutes/day



               February 4           6:30 – 8:00

February 18         6:30 – 8:00



The BOXTOP deadline is 2 weeks away (February 18). Please continue to turn in box tops!!



Coats/Hats/Gloves/Boots:School had some new winter coats, hats, gloves, and boots donated to the school. They are sizes for children in 2nd grade and below. So, if anyone is in need of a new one, you can stop by school and talk to Mr. Schoonhoven.


More Beef!!We have more beef to sell. If you are interested, please stop at school to check it out. Thanks!

   2 lb package of ground beef $6.00

   Beef Roast (3-4 lbs) $9.00

   Sirloin Steak (3/pkg) $6.00

   T-Bone Steak (3/pkg) $6.00                           NOT MUCH LEFT,

   Rib Steak (3/pkg)   $6.00                                         GOING FAST!

   Beef Ribs (3/pkg)   $5.00

   Soup Bone $6.00

   Tongue $4.00



Upcoming Order Dates:  February 23, March 16, April 7 (Tuesday), April 27, May 18.

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