January 29, 2020

LUNCH MENU:

THURSDAY, January 30 Stromboli, go-gurt, carrot sticks, sliced apples

FRIDAY, January 31 Pulled pork, roll, mashed potatoes, corn, mixed fruit

MONDAY, February 3 Hamburger noodles, roll, peas, applesauce

TUESDAY, February 4 Turkey/cheese sandwich, chicken noodle soup,

carrot sticks, fruit slushee

WEDNESDAY, February 5 Fish sticks, roll, tater tots, green beans, pears

Breakfast:  Bagels with cream cheese

 

 

 

FEBRUARY “SPIRIT” Month activities

Friday, January 31:  Olympics/Sports dress up day

Friday, February 7: Book Character dress up day

February 10-14:  Pixie Week

Friday, February 14: Patriotic dress up day

Friday, February 21: Pajama/Crazy Hair Day

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

JANUARY 27-31School Choice Week – Celebrate your right to choose!

FRIDAY, January 31 – Olympic/Sports dress up day

SATURDAY, February 1 – Boys Basketball Tournament at Unity

FRIDAY, February 7 – Book character dress up day

11:30 dismissal; Teacher In-service

SATURDAY, February 8 – Ice Fishing Tournament

FEBRUARY 10-14 – Pixie Week (more info on back side)

MONDAY, February 10 – Concert Packets due

  • School Board Meeting 7:00 PM

FEBRUARY 10 – 18 – Iowa Assessment Testing (3rd – 8th grade)

FRIDAY, February 14 – Patriotic dress up day

FRIDAY, February 14-18 – AR Reading Program will not be available for students

                       (an upgrade is taking place)

MONDAY, February 17No School (President’s Day)

FRIDAY, February 21 – Pajama/Crazy hair day

FRIDAY, February 28 – RAMM Party (for those who met reading goal)

MONDAY, March 9 – PTA/Society Meeting 6:30 PM

(PTA – We will be having a NWAEA Consultant discussing STEM incorporation at ICS)

 

TURN IN READ-A-MILLION MINUTES SLIPS EVERY MONDAY TO YOUR TEACHER!

 

NO WEST BUS ROUTE (RANDY’S) ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 31 AND MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3!

 

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL concert PACKETS

Reminder that concert packets are due on February 10! …That’s only 1 ½ weeks away.  This is a HUGE fundraiser that needs everyone’s participation to make it a success.  This money helps keep tuition down, so please don’t take this responsibility lightly.  Reminder…if any checks come to school for a business, you will receive an email with the donation information so you can send out the appropriate tickets and thank you.  Please do not contact school and ask about a donation, we will let you know as soon as we get a donation check.

 

 

ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT

ICS’s Ice Fishing Tournament has been postponed and moved to Saturday, February 8 at Emerson Bay on West Lake Okoboji.  More details and registration form can be found on the school website.  Please invite family and friends to participate in the fun with many prizes to be won!  Any questions, please contact Mary Hooyer (712-540-3019) or Angie Zomermaand (712-441-4337).

 

 

Read-a-million-minutes:

  • February we will be doing our annual Read-A-Million Minutes (RAMM) for the entire month of February. If students meet their required goal, they will get to do an extracurricular activity. There is a little colored slip of paper that each child will receive and must returned each Monday filled out and signed.
    • Kindergarten: 15 minutes/day (105 minutes/week)
    • 1st & 2nd Grade: 20 minutes/day (140 minutes/week)
    • 3rd & 4th Grade: 25 minutes/day (175 minutes/week)
    • 5th – 8th Grade: 30 minutes/day (210 minutes/week)

  

TRIP NEWS

Upcoming Order Dates are:  February 3, February 24, March 16, April 14 (Tuesday) (last one before payout), April 27, May 11

Pizza Ranch Gift cards are no longer available in $50 denominations and the percent is now 8%.

TRIP Order forms 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.  No late orders will be taken.  Please try to remind your child to bring their orders to the office as soon as they get to school, so that orders will not be forgotten or late.

 

Pixie week is coming!

All students/staff will draw another ICS student/teacher’s name the week before February 10. (Keep it a secret until the next Friday)  We ask that this be a week of relational building and encouragement among out students and staff.  A fun and simple way to show kindness, love, and joy to each other.  Everyone is asked to bring items listed each day during “Pixie” week for the name they drew. Pixie week is the week of February 10-14. 

Below is a list of what your child should bring for their pixie that week:

Monday:  Note of encouragement

Tuesday:  Pencil/Pad of paper

Wednesday:  Fruit

Thursday:  Candy/Nutritious snack

Friday:  1 Drink and 1 snack item for pixie

(prefer a resealable drink)