January 11, 2017


THURSDAY, January 12  – Chicken nuggets, sweet potato fries, corn, peaches, roll

FRIDAY, January 13 – Sub sandwich, carrot sticks, french fries, mixed fruit

MONDAY, January 16 – Breaded pork, mashed potatoes, pork & beans, roll, pears

TUESDAY, January 17 – Fish sticks, peas, roll, scotcharoo bars, mandarin oranges

WEDNESDAY, January 18 – Hot dog, mac & cheese, corn, peaches




  • Friday, February 10 there will be an 11:30 dismissal so teachers can attend professional training at Dordt in the afternoon
  • Wednesday, March 15 there is a full day of school and is not Grandparent’s Day. Please spread the word to grandparents about the date change.
  • Friday, March 24 is Grandparent’s Day with a 12:30 dismissal.




FRIDAY, January 13 – Report Cards sent home

  • BB Game at Hull Protestant 4 PM

Will be played at Hull Community Bldg. on Main Street

Drivers:  M. Erickson, M. Rens, J. Dekkers, G. Van Beek

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

 (as requested by parents or teachers as needed)

TUESDAY, January 17 – BB Game at Sioux Center Christian  4 PM

Drivers:  B. Bonnema, R. Sieck, N. Kuperus, B. Fedders

THURSDAY, January 19 –  BB Game at Orange City Christian  4 PM

Drivers:  B. Dekkers, B. Weida, J. Pullman, R. Sieck

FRIDAY, January 20 – All School Chapel – Wear Chapel Shirts

SATURDAY, January 21 – ICS Fishing Tournament at West Lake Okoboji

MONDAY, January 23 – Soup Supper (info was attached to last week’s note)

TUESDAY, January 24 – BB Game vs Inwood Christian (home)  4 PM

Concession stand workers:  D. Noteboom, J. Pullman

MONDAY, February 6 – Deadline to turn in Concert Packets

FRIDAY, February 1011:30 dismissalTeacher professional training at Dordt

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


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

  • 12:30 dismissal



 No Band next Wednesday, January 18


Reminder to sign up for the Ice Fishing Tournament that will be held on Jan 21.  Please try to sign up by then end of this week so we have an idea on how much food to prepare.  You can send in your completed forms along with payment to the school office.



Upcoming order dates are:  January 30, 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.


Spiritual Renewal Week at Unity Christian High School is the week of January 16. On Wednesday, January 18, at 7:00 p.m. all parents, youth leaders and teachers are invited to Unity for a presentation by Luke Vander Leest entitled “Making Sense of Teenage Nonsense.” Luke will be leading Unity staff and students in a week-long journey and emphasis on “Running the Race.” Luke is the Spiritual Life Director at Sioux Falls Christian Schools and has worked for 20 years with youth in a variety of settings.


Team Ten Napel still has available God’s Creation Calendars for 2017. $10 each and profits go to Relay for Life 2017. Contact Susan Ten Napel @ 278-2520 if interested.


$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)


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



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!




…went home last week.  So, hopefully everyone has gotten their packet and sent out their letters.

The 19th Annual ICS Bluegrass Gospel Concert will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the BJ Haan Auditorium in Sioux Center.

This year, the concert is earlier, March 25, so we will need everyone’s cooperation in getting out their letters and contacting their businesses soon!!

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.