January 28, 2015


Year’s Theme: HAVE NO FEAR!

January’s Theme: Fear of the Unknown

Memory Verse: Deuteronomy 31:6




THURSDAY, January 29 – Fish patty, mashed potatoes, carrots, pineapple

FRIDAY, January 30 – Turkey wrap, lettuce, tomato, peas, pears

MONDAY, February 2 – Tuna casserole, peas, bread, peaches

TUESDAY, February 3 – Spaghetti, carrots, bread stick, mixed fruit

WEDNESDAY, February 4 – Hot dog wrap, broccoli with cheese, jello,




Iowa Assessment Testingbegins next 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.





WEDNESDAY, January 28 – Cadets   6:30 – 8:00

THURSDAY, January 29 – BB Game vs SCCS (home) 4:00

Concession Stand Workers: Vander Windt, Dekkers

FRIDAY, January 30 – 3RD – 4TH Grade Ice Fishing with Sunday Ford

SATURDAY, January 31 – Boys BB Tournament at Trinity & Hull Christian

MONDAY, February 2 – TRIP Order Date 8:30 deadline

Deadline to turn in Bluegrass Gospel Concert Packets

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

WEDNESDAY, February 11 – No Band

MONDAY, February 16 – No School – President’s Day


FRIDAY, March 13 – Dismiss at 12:30 (End of 3rd Quarter)

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

-Dismiss at 12:30




are due on Monday!!

Hopefully everyone is getting their businesses contacted and getting a response. We are getting some checks sent to school, so thank you to everyone who is contacting their businesses. 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.


     We added a line to the business letter that states we MUST have their donation

by March 11 if they want to be included in the program.




         February 6 – Pajama and lollipop day

         February 9 – 13 – Pixie Week (more info to come next 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

(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




The BOXTOP deadline is 3 weeks away (February 18). Please turn in box tops in groups of 50, making sure the expiration date is MARCH 2015 or later, as soon as you can.  Remember to write your family’s name on the BOXTOP baggies.  Help us reach our goal of $1000!

Contact Deanne Dekkers if you have any questions. Thank you!





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

   Rump Roast (6-8 lbs)  $18.00

   Beef Roast (3-4 lbs) $9.00

   Sirloin Roast (4-5 lbs) $9.00

   Sirloin Steak (3/pkg) $6.00

   T-Bone Steak (3/pkg) $6.00

   Rib Steak (3/pkg)   $6.00

   Beef Ribs (3/pkg)   $5.00

   Tenderloin $12.00




Upcoming Order Dates:  February 2, February 23, March 16, April 7 (Tuesday), April 27, May 18.

We are going back to every 3 week order schedule for the remaining school year.

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