February 8, 2017


 THURSDAY, February 9 – Fish patty, French fries, roll, mixed vegetables, pears

FRIDAY, February 10 – No hot lunch

MONDAY, February 13 – Tuna casserole, green beans, peaches, breadstick

TUESDAY, February 14 – Hot ham & cheese, carrots, cookie, mixed fruit

WEDNESDAY, February 15 – Orange chicken, peppers & onion, rice, broccoli,




Gum, Sucker Day on Friday!

11:30 Dismissal on Friday!


Spirit Month:

February 13 – 17Pixie Week (names will be sent home today)

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)


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

FRIDAY, February 17 – All School Chapel

              (Former Principal Lew Arkema will be guest speaker)

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

MONDAY, February 20 – No School – Presidents Day

WEDNESDAY, February 22 – Box top deadline

SATURDAY, February 25 – Science Bowl in Ames (Grade 7-8 TAG Students)

MONDAY, February 27 – Kindergarten Roundup in AM

  • KOK Preschool registration 5 – 7 PM

FRIDAY, March 3 – RAMM Bowling Party

WEDNESDAY, March 8 – Hearing Screening


(please let us know in writing before this if you do not want your child(ren) tested)


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


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

  • 12:30 dismissal

SATURDAY, March 25 – Bluegrass Gospel Concert  2:30 & 7:00 PM Shows

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



Pixie Items each day next week:

(names went home today with your child)

Monday:  Note of encouragement

Tuesday:  Pencil/Pad of paper

Wednesday:  Fruit

Thursday:  Candy

Friday:  Drink and snack item for pixie



If you have not turned in your packet, please send office@iretonchristianschool.com an email letting us know that you are working on it and your progress.  Thanks!


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!!!



Little Caesars Pizza Kits:

Kids of Kingdom Preschool is selling Little Caesars Pizza Kits through February 24.  If you are interested in buying any, please contact a KOK parent or Mary Hooyer at 712-540-3019.  Thanks for your support!



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


Box Tops:  The deadline to turn in box tops is Wednesday, February 22.



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.