January 25, 2017


 FRIDAY, January 27 – Pizza, garden salad, green beans, applesauce

MONDAY, January 30 – Turkey/bacon wrap, lettuce, tomato, carrots, pineapple

TUESDAY, January 31 – Chili, cinnamon roll, carrot sticks, applesauce

WEDNESDAY, February 1 – Chicken & rice, mixed vegetables, jello, pears




  • 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.



Thank you to everyone who made soup, worked, and came and supported the soup supper on Monday.  We made a profit of $2,434 for the school.




SATURDAY, January 28 – Boys BB Tournament at Western

(schedule sent home Tuesday)

TUESDAY, January 31 – BB Game vs Inwood Christian (home)  4:00 PM

Concession stand workers:  D. Noteboom, J. Pullman

SATURDAY, February 4 – Girls BB Tournament at Unity

(schedule sent home Tuesday)

MONDAY, February 6 – Deadline to turn in Concert Packets

FRIDAY, February 1011:30 dismissalTeacher professional training at Dordt

THURSDAY, February 16 – Society/PTA/Auxiliary Meeting  7:00 PM

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

SATURDAY, February 25 – Science Bowl in Ames

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


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

  • 12:30 dismissal




…are due back to school in 11 days!!

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.



A huge thank you to those who came out and participated in the school’s Ice Fishing Tournament last Saturday. 

We sure had a lot of fun and great weather conditions. 

Check out the results and pictures that will be posted on the school website soon.


Spirit Month:

Friday, February 3 – Pep Rally 2:45 – 3:30

  • Wear school colors/ICS apparel

Friday, February 10 – Gum, sucker day

February 13 – 17 – Pixie Week

  • 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)


Mark your calendars:

Staff Appreciation will be February 27 – March 3


April 21 – NEW THIS YEAR –

Grades 3 – 8 Spring Concert and Culture Fair

(more details to come)

This will be taking the place of the Science Fair for this year.


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!!!



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.



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.