May 4, 2016


 THURSDAY, May 5 –Nugget wrap, nacho cheese & chips, carrots, pears

FRIDAY, May 6 –Stromboli, peas, cookies, mandarin oranges

MONDAY, May 9 –Hamburger casserole, green beans, muffin, mixed fruit

TUESDAY, May 10 –Scalloped potatoes & ham, corn, peaches, biscuit

WEDNESDAY, May 11 –Popcorn chicken, rice, broccoli, applesauce





The PTA has designated the week of May 2 – 6 for our annual teacher/staff appreciation week. It is a time we can show appreciation to each of the people at ICS for all they do. Every day, you are encouraged to show your appreciation. Listed below are suggestions for each day:

Thursday:  fruit or baked goods

Friday:  Kid’s choice





THURSDAY, May 5 – 5th & 6th Grade Farm Safety Day @ West Sioux 12:30

FRIDAY, May 6 – Deadline for 8th Graders to turn in pictures for Graduation video

MONDAY, May 9 – 5th – 6th Outdoor Classroom at Oak Grove

(need a sack lunch)

WEDNESDAY, May 11 – Dordt Track Meet (Grades 5-8) 12:00 PM

THURSDAY, May 12 – KOK Last day for 3 year old preschool

FRIDAY, May 13 – Kindergarten to Hawarden Hospital

-KOK to Launchpad in Sioux City 9:00 – 2:30

SATURDAY, May 14– ICS Track Meet/Picnic  9:30 AM

                             (Kindergarten – 6th Grade) (7th & 8th Grade help)

MONDAY, May 16– 8TH Grade Graduation 7:00 PM

                     (All students will be participating and are expected to attend)

TUESDAY, May 17All Library books must be returned

– K-2nd Grade Field Trip to Sioux Falls

-5th – 6th Grade Field Trip to Sheldon

– KOK Preschool Graduation 7:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, May 18 – 3rd – 4th Grade Field Trip to Sioux City

-Unity Track Meet (Grades 6-8) 12:30 PM

FRIDAY, May 20 All School Chapel – Wear Bucket fillers shirts

– Clean-up the Community Day

– Last Day of School 11:30 dismissal

May 23 – May 26 – Teacher Meetings

FRIDAY, June 3– Report cards can be picked up at school

TUESDAY, June 7 – School Cleaning

WEDNESDAY, June 8 – School Cleaning

MONDAY, August 8 – Society Meeting and School Registration 6:30 PM





Work List and Food List are attached to this note. Please look it over and see when you are scheduled to work and what you are required to bring.



Upcoming Order Dates: May 16, June 20, July 25, August 23 (Tuesday).

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.




All library books will be due May 17. Thanks to everyone for their work at reading and returning books on time.  Encourage your child to keep reading to help our school reach 4000 AR points. Local libraries have great summer reading programs.  The ICS library will have summer library bingo as well this year.  Look for details in the coming weeks.


THANKS! to all students who participated in Interscholastic Competition last week! Jenna Dekkers and Maddie Dekkers (flute duet), Olivia Fedders, Paige Fedders, Hanah Van Beek & Jenna Dekkers (vocal group), and for the many pieces of art and writing that were selected as well.



DE JAGER… for playing with Eagle Pride and representing ICS in a Christ-like manner throughout each competition!!



May 23 – June 10           8:00 – 3:00

June 10 – 30                 As needed

July                             Closed

August 1-12                   8:00 – 12:00

August 15 – 22               8:00 – 3:00 (subject to change)