November 16, 2016


 THURSDAY, November 17 –Goulash, green beans, bread & peanut butter,pineapple

FRIDAY, November 18 – Pulled pork, baked beans, French fries, mixed fruit

MONDAY, November 21  – Pizza burger, sweet potato fries, peaches, bun

TUESDAY, November 22 – Turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, roll, applesauce

WEDNESDAY, November 23 – Early out – No Hot Lunch





A Big Thanks to everyone who helped with Operation Shoebox.  We were able to pack

55 shoeboxes.  Thanks so much for making this Christmas season brighter for these kids!




THURSDAY, November 17Any type of shoes day!

SATURDAY, November 19 – Ladies Expo and Bake Sale

TUESDAY, November 22 – K – 2nd Grade Thanksgiving Feast

WEDNESDAY, November 23 Dismiss at 11:30

THURSDAY – FRIDAY, November 24 – 25 No School – Thanksgiving Break

SATURDAY, December 3 – Make ‘N Take    9:30 AM

THURSDAY, December 8 – Kindergarten – 8th  Fall Concert/Musical  7 PM


Reminder:  December 21 (Wednesday) is the last day of school before Christmas break.  This is a FULL DAY of school

(until 3:30) – different than past years.




Ireton Christion School’s 7th Annual Ladies Expo and Bake Sale is THIS Saturday, November 19!  Join us from 9am-12pm at the Ireton Christian School for breakfast, bake sale, and many great new and returning vendors this year!  Free Admission.



It’s time for the annual fall bake sale. We will be having the bake sale along with the Ladies Expo. We are asking each family to bring at least 3 items to sell – more is welcomed. Please have items labeled and pricedThe list below is a good suggestion, but if you have more/different items to bring please feel free.

Please have your items to school before Saturday, November 19 by 8 AM.

Pricing Information is on the back side of this note.


$ 1.50 per cupcake or $12 for dozen

$ 7 per dozen cookies – depending on type of cookie

$ 5 half dozen bars, $8-10 full pan of bars

$ 5-10 cakes, bundt, angel food, layered, decorated

$ 2 popcorn balls, caramel apples

$ 6-8 for large bread (banana, lemon/poppyseed/pumpkin)

$ 3-5 for mini bread

$ 6-8 gallon size snack mixes

$ 3 for quart size snack mixes

$5 for half dozen muffins

$ 8-12 for pies – fruit, cream, fresh, frozen

$ 5-7 per dozen Christmas candies or cookies

$ 5 canned jams, pickles, salsa, meat

$ 5-7 quarts of canned soup

$ 3-5 cookie/bar in a jar mix, hot chocolate mix

$ 15-25 for full frozen meals



Upcoming order dates are:  November 28, December 12.

 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.



Step Into Your Future!  Unity Christian High School cordially invites you to our Open House – Tuesday, November 22 from 6 pm to 8 pm.  We invite parents and future and current high school age students to visit us at our Unity Open House.  This Open House will allow guests to tour the school, meet students, parents and staff through a variety of optional breakout sectionals. Come learn about the full Unity experience.

Make ‘N Take:  is Saturday, December 3 at 9:30 AM. Attached is a flyer with more information and showing the 2 available choices.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 29.



  • Music class is still in need of pool noodles.
  • If your church has shepherd, angel or other period costumes, could you please let Mrs. Kroeze know. They are needed for the musical. Thanks.

CONCERT PRACTICES:  Students will be using a few mornings in the next weeks to practice for our Christmas Concert and Musical.  Please encourage your students to Glorify God!



100th ANNIVERSARY APPAREL & SOUVENIRS COMING SOON!     Celebration is July 22.

We have a wonderful day planned to celebrate God’s faithfulness and “Commitment” to His people!  Look for more information in the upcoming months!


$100 donation for 100 years challenge!

We are challenging everyone to celebrate 100 years for ICS by donating $100 to either our Endowment Fund or Bus Fund (please specify on check)