March 2, 2016


 THURSDAY, March 3 – Hamburger, French fries, bun, pork & beans,

mandarin oranges

FRIDAY, March 4 – Mystery Meal

MONDAY, March 7 – Hamburger casserole, muffin, grean beans, pears

TUESDAY, March 8 – Popcorn chicken, rice, broccoli, applesauce

WEDNESDAY, March 9 – Breaded pork, mashed potatoes, corn, roll,





Please do not send your packet to school until it is COMPLETED!

It is your responsibility to get the donation from the business (unless they have told you they are sending it to school) and send the thank you and tickets.

If you have not turned yours in yet, please do so as soon as possible.

If we receive any checks at school for the Bluegrass Gospel Concert, you will receive an email from us telling you the amount and asking you to send out the tickets and the thank you letter.




FRIDAY, March 4 –Bowling Party for RAMM (for those who have met weekly goal)

MONDAY, March 7 – KOK Open House and Registration 5-7 PM

WEDNESDAY, March 9 – 7th Grade Math Bee 9:00 – 12:00

THURSDAY, March 10 – 8th Grade Math Bee 9:00 – 12:00

FRIDAY, March 11 – 11:30 dismissal…End of 3rd Quarter

MONDAY, March 14 – TRIP Order 8:30 deadline

                                     -Soccer practice begins (weather permitting)

TUESDAY, March 15 – Jr. High attend Unity’s Play (12:30 – 2:30)

WEDNESDAY, March 16 – Grandparent’s Day (note change of date)

FRIDAY, March 18 – Report Cards sent home

WEDNESDAY, March 23 – Soil Conservation Posters Due

THURSDAY, March 24 – No School (Easter Break)

FRIDAY, March 25 – No School (Easter Break)

MONDAY, March 28 – No School (Easter Break)



The Ireton CRC YPS is having a Spud Night on Thursday, March 10serving from 5-7:00 pm at church! We will be serving baked potatoes with all the toppings, salad, and dessert. Free will donation will go toward our summer trip to Guatemala. We will also be having a “silent service auction” where you can bid on the kids for various amounts of time to do various jobs. Take a night off from cooking and join us for some food and fellowship while supporting these kids! Thanks and we hope to see you there!!


Student speeches for Grandparent’s Day Programneed to be memorized by March 9 practice. Thanks!



Upcoming Order Dates: March 14, April 4, April 25, May 16.

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 the order to their teacher or the office right away when they get to school, so that orders will not be forgotten or late.


 THANK YOU for all your box top donations!! We made our goal of 5,000 box tops! Our school will be receiving a check for over $520! Keep clipping and saving Box Tops. Our next submission date will be in October.


(Due March 23)

Theme this year is “We All Need Trees”. This is a great opportunity to support caring for our Natural Resources and also some great money prizes (district and school).

Please promote this to your children!



Soccer                  April 8                   at Sheldon Christian                        4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 12               at Hull Protestant                            4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 14               at Sanborn (Miller Park)                 4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 18               Home vs. Hull Christian                  4:00 PM

Track                    April 20               Unity Christian Track (Grade 6-8) TBD

Soccer                  April 22               at Sioux Center Christian               4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 25               Home vs Orange City Christian     4:00 PM

Soccer                  April 28               Home vs Rock Valley Christian     4:00 PM

Soccer                  May 1                   Home vs Inwood Christian            4:00 PM

Track                    May 4                   Western Christian Track (Grade 6-8) 1:00 PM

Track                    May 11                 Dordt Track Meet (Grade 5-8)       12:00 PM

Track                    May 14                 ICS Track Meet (Grades K-6)          9:30 AM

Please let Mr. Schoonhoven know if you plan on playing soccer this spring.




March 9               (Pinewood Derby)

March 13 (Cadet/GEMS Sunday at Ireton CRC)

March 23 (Cadet-o-Rama)              

April 13                April 27                May 11

(Meeting times are 6:30 – 8:00 PM)


CONGRATULATIONS to Adam Van Beek who entered a 5th grade flag essay contest in December, sponsored by the Iowa Legion. He received 3rd place out of 450+ entries. He is invited to read his essay and receive his award in July at the Department Convention in Coralville Iowa.