October 29, 2014


Year’s Theme: HAVE NO FEAR!

October Theme: Serve without Fear

Memory Verse: Matthew 28:19-20


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,

orange juice



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.


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 7No 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 26Dismiss at 11:30

NOVEMBER 27-28No 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!




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.



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.  



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


Reading Rodeo:

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.



Cadet Schedule

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)