October 3, 2018


THURSDAY, October 4 – No School

FRIDAY, October 5 – No School

MONDAY, October 8 – Tuna casserole, bread, peas, peaches

TUESDAY, October 9 – Hot dog, mac & cheese, salad, mandarin oranges

WEDNESDAY, October 10 – Chicken tetrazinni, bread, green beans,

mixed fruit




If you forgot to turn in your Jog-A-Thon sponsor sheet today, please send it to school on Monday with your child to give to their teachers.  Thanks!



THURSDAY, October 4 – No School (Heartland Teacher Conferences)

FRIDAY, October 5 – No School (Heartland Teacher Conferences)

WEDNESDAY, October 10 – Kindergarten to Fire Station  9 AM

– Jog-A-Thon (rain date:  Oct. 17)

(busses do NOT run in the afternoon)

TUESDAY, October 16 – TK and Kindergarten to Oak Grove  9 AM

WEDNESDAY, October 17 – K – 2nd Grade to Diane’s Pumpkin Patch  1 – 3

FRIDAY, October 19 – Unity Cast for chapel   1:45 PM

TUESDAY, October 23 – TK to Pumpkin Patch

THURSDAY, October 25 – Family Fun Night at ICS

(Family activities begin at 5 PM, Kids stay after school for

  carnival and snack from 3:30-5:00) – NO BUS IN AFTERNOON

FRIDAY, October 26 – Preschool to pumpkin patch

  • End of 1st Quarter

Dismiss at 11:30

FRIDAY, November 2 – Picture Retake Day

SATURDAY, November 3 – Ladies Expo and Bake Sale




School Mall Booklets will be sent home on Monday.  Please completely fill out the booklets, there’s no obligation to anyone whose name/address is written down.  But for EVERY completed booklet, we get approximately $3.00 plus a bonus if enough booklets are turned in.  Please return by Wednesday, October 10.    Thanks, Mr. S.




Please welcome Noah and Sybil Jansen family along with their 3 children, Abigail and Adin are in 2nd grade and Brantley is in TK.



The Ladies Expo is looking for anyone that sells anything that would like to be added/included in this year’s ladies expo at school.  If you do, please contact Debi Kramer at 712-541-5548



Box tops deadline is Wednesday, October 24.  Our goal is $1,000 for our school.  Keep clipping, saving, and turning your box tops in to school.



Thursday – Randy Van Wyhe AM/ Jon Burt PM

Friday – Randy Van Wyhe AM/ Marlin Schoonhoven PM

Monday – Randy Van Wyhe AM/ Marlin Schoonhoven PM

Tuesday – Randy Van Wyhe AM/ Marlin Schoonhoven PM

Wednesday – Randy Van Wyhe AM/ Marlin Schoonhoven PM




Upcoming order dates are:  October 8, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10.

Casey’s gift cards start deducting a fee after 12 months of non-activity.

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.



Anyone interested in helping to write a GRANT for updating our kitchen dishwashing machine?  Due by November 9.  Please contact Mr. Schoonhoven if able to assist.



READING RODEO (Pizza Ranch in Sioux Center)

This reading program goes from October to April for students 12 and under.  Each month the student reaches their goal, they will receive a certificate for a personal pizza from Sioux Center Pizza Ranch.



Volleyball/Cross Country Game Schedule

Oct 8                    Inwood Christian                             Home   4:00

Oct 12                  Rock Valley Christian                      Home 4:00

Oct 15                  Sioux Center Christian                    Home   4:00

Volleyball Practice Schedule  (3:15 – 4:45)

Oct. 9, Oct. 11



Building Fund Drive letter came out in the October Beacon.  Please look for it and consider giving to help our school update these major improvements.  We have collected $14,500 towards our goal of $62,000.  Thanks and we continue to ask for your support!