Year’s Theme: HAVE NO FEAR!
October Theme: Serve without Fear
Memory Verse: Matthew 28:19-20
HOT LUNCH MENU
THURSDAY, October 30 – Chili, cinnamon rolls, carrot sticks, applesauce
FRIDAY, October 31 – Cheese pizza, tomato, garden salad, pudding,
MONDAY, November 3– Spaghetti, green beans, bread sticks, pears
TUESDAY, November 4 – Hot ham & cheese, carrots, pineapple, cookie
WEDNESDAY, November 5 – Egg sandwich, hash potatoes, mixed fruit,
WELCOME to Mark and JinHee Klompien and children Elizabeth (1st) and Timothy (K). Mark is the new pastor at Hawarden CRC. Please help make them feel welcome.
Here is their information to be added to your school handbook: Mark and JinHee Klompien
1117 Ave I, Hawarden IA 51023
Sports Physicalsare required for any student playing sports. Please make sure you have one for this school year and send the form to the office. Forms can be found online.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THURSDAY, October 30 – Feed My Starving Children 9:00-10:30 (Grade 3-8)
FRIDAY, October 31 – Picture Retake Day
Report Cards sent home
MONDAY, November 3 – TRIP Order 8:30 AM deadline
–Turn in Reading Rodeo Slips for month of October
-1st – 4th Grade to Hillcrest 2:00
NOVEMBER 5-6 – Parent/Teacher Conferences
Book Fair in All Purpose Room
FRIDAY, November 7 – No School
THURSDAY, November 13 – Family Fun Night 6 PM (Preschool – 8th Grade)
FRIDAY, November 14 – All School Chapel – Wear “No Fear” Shirts
-Operation Christmas Child Shoebox deadline
MONDAY, November 17 – TRIP Order 8:30 AM deadline
WEDNESDAY, November 26 – Dismiss at 11:30
NOVEMBER 27-28 – No School (Thanksgiving Break)
THURSDAY, December 4 – Fall Musical (K-8)
SATURDAY, December 6 – Ladies Expo and Bake Sale
at Ireton Community Center 9 AM – 12:00
will be November 5-6 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
Attached to this note and also online is the schedule.
Please look it over and see when you are scheduled to meet
with your child’s teacher.
CHANGE NEEDED for Feed My Starving Children! Please send any change you have to school to help us reach our goal of $450 for Feed My Starving Children.
FLOWER BULB UPDATE: Congratulations to Raelyn & Thane Waterman! They were the winners of the Flower Bulb fundraiser! Through this fundraiser, ICS Auxiliary was able to raise over $850.00! Thanks again to all who supported this fundraiser!
DATE CHANGE: BOOK FAIR IS COMING!
Enter the Kingdom of Scholastic Books in the All Purpose Room November 5 and 6. Browse through the books while you attend Parent/Teacher’s Conferences from 3:30 – 8:00 PM. Books for all ages will be displayed. Scholastic gives us 40 % of our book sales to be used in purchasing their product. Books make great gifts and It’s a great way to help our library grow as well as encouraging reading.
CALLING ALL VETERANS
Ireton Christian School would like to honor veterans on Veteran Day, November 11. We thank you for your service to our country. We are looking for veterans that would be willing to spend 10 minutes or more talking to a classroom of students about serving for our country. If you would be willing to help in this way, please call the school at 278-2245 to let us know what age students you would be willing to talk to and what time works best for you.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Christmas is coming sooner than we think. This year we will be collecting donations for Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes like we have in the past. This is our November chapel outreach. Please help us in filling many boxes so others will have a blessed Christmas. If you would like to read more about it you can go online at http://www.samaritanspurse.org/. Donations need to be at school by November 14. There is also a $7.00 shipping fee per box so monetary donations are welcome as well. Thanks for helping us. Please see attached sheet with ideas and information. This can also be found online.
BASKETBALL PRACTICE will start week of Nov 10-14
Kindergarten – 15 minutes/day
1st & 2nd Grade – 20 minutes/day
3rd & 4th Grade – 25 minutes/day
5th & 8th Grade – 30 minutes/day
- Please encourages your child to read each day
- May read books, newspapers, magazines, etc. outside of class time
- Students who reach the goal for the month will receive a certificate for a FREE personal pan pizza at Pizza Ranch
- This begins in October and goes through April
Upcoming Order Dates: November 3, November 17, December 1, and December 15 (last order date before Christmas).
Marriot Hotel is no longer available to order.
Trip Order dates will be every 2 weeks when school begins. This will only be that way for the first semester. Second semester it will go back to every three weeks.
TRIP will be available in the office on Monday 8:15-2:00, Wednesday 8:15-3:00, and Friday 8:15-2:00.
November 5 6:30 – 8:30 PM
November 19 6:30 – 8:30 PM December 10 6:30 – 8:30 PM
December 17 6:30 – 8:30 PM (Snow derby practice)
December 27 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Snow Derby)