January 23, 2019


THURSDAY, January 24 Turkey wrap, tater tots, peas, applesauce

FRIDAY, January 25  Taco in a bag, lettuce & tomato, refried beans,mixed fruit

MONDAY, January 28 Mr. Ribb, roll, sweet potato fries, mixed veggies,pears

TUESDAY, January 29 Soft shell taco, salad, black beans, strawberry applesauce cup

WEDNESDAY, January 30 Fish stick, roll, peas, peaches




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.






THURSDAY, January 24 – BB Game vs SCCS  4:00 PM

               Concession Stand Workers:  Erickson, Pullman

FRIDAY, January 25 – ICS Apparel/School Colors Day

  • Pep Rally

SATURDAY, January 26 – Girl’s BB Tournament at Unity

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

FRIDAY, February 1 – Twinsies Day (dress like someone)

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

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)

WEDNESDAY, February 14 – Wear red/pink

FRIDAY, February 22Beach Day

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

                              (NOTE DATE CHANGE)

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 (note date change) 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!




February is “Spirit” month at ICS!

January 25: School apparel/school colors day

February 1:  Twinsies Day (dress like someone)

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



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.


THANK YOU! to all who sponsored, participated, worked, or donated food to help make this year’s ice fishing tournament another success despite the bitterly cold weather.  We still had over 50 people participate and profited over $2600.  Thank you again for all your support!



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.


UNITY CHRISTIAN HOMECOMING 2019 …will be held on Friday, January 25. Unity alumnus from the class of 2009, Nathan Nieuwendorp, will speak at chapel at 1:30 p.m. The Homecoming court will be presented after the speaker. Evening activities, beginning at 6:00 p.m., will include basketball games, presentation of Homecoming royalty, and dance team performances. All alumni and friends of UCHS are invited to the afternoon and evening activities. Former ICS student Joey Schoonhoven is up for Homecoming King.



ICS is planning on Transitional Kindergarten class again for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please call the office and let them know if you plan to enroll in TK.  Thanks!