Weekly News, 10/26

This Friday is October’s Dollar Dress Down Day – NO costumes

Students may bring $1 and dress down on Friday, 10/28. Funds raised will benefit the 7th grade. Halloween costumes and Halloween-themed clothes are not permitted. Please treat this as a regular dollar dress down day.

Math Carnival for 6th-8th graders and their families is tonight!

6-8pm on the 3rd floor

Teacher Rich and the middle school team can’t wait to see you there.

PTA Monthly Meeting is tonight

Pizza dinner starts at 5:30, followed by the meeting at 6:00.  

We will be getting ready for our Fall FriendRaiser this Saturday! Come help us make signs, organize our crafts and check to be sure we have everything we need to throw an awesome fall carnival for our kids.  We will also be discussing some of the fundraising ideas that came up at our last meeting–we had some exciting and creative ideas thrown about, let’s make them happen!

Please sign up to volunteer at the FriendRaiser!

This Saturday, 10/29 from 11am-2pm

We are looking for face painters, ticket sellers, kitchen helpers and game table runners! If you can’t attend but want to help out, how about baking some cupcakes? You do not even need to ice them, the kids will take care of that at our cupcake decorating table! There are so many fun ways to help out, just click on the link below to find your spot!

2016 ICS Fall FriendRaiser Carnival / Carnaval de Ganaza de Amigos de ICS

School picture packages have arrived

Your child should have brought home his/her photo package earlier this week. Class composites will be sent home separately when they are ready in December. If you do not like the picture of your child, please sign up here to have his/her picture re-taken on Tuesday, November 15th. Students must bring October photo package with them on 11/15 to give to the photographer. If they’ve already been sent back to school, no worries. They will be held until 11/15. If you were absent on picture day in October, you may also have your picture taken on November 15…just sign up!

Sibling photos – Nov. 15

If you would like sibling photos taken, please sign up using the same form as above. Please note: it is best if you order sibling photo packages using the paper forms, rather than online. Additional order forms are in the front office (use the same forms as the individual photos). Please contact Tr. Susan with any questions.

Text message opt-in reminder

Tonight at about 7pm, you are scheduled to get a phone call on your cell phone if it is a number in our One Call system and it has not yet opted in to text message alerts. We send this message once each year to help ensure that as many people as possible have subscribed to text messages. If you’d like to opt-in right now, simply text the word “Alert” to the number 22300.

2017 World Holidays calendar reminder

There’s still time to reserve your 2017 Calendar for the low-cost of $10 each, place a shout-out to your favorite scholar for just $20, place your business card in the calendar for $60, plus more opportunities to support the Take Flight initiative. Click here for specific details and to order!

Community Resources

Honey’s Angels – This is a wonderful organization that provides holiday meals and gift cards to families who are experiencing difficult life events (like illness, sudden job loss, etc.). If you are looking for a local cause for the holidays that positively impacts families in Philadelphia, consider lending a hand to Honey’s Angels!

Team Children – Refurbished computers, low cost-high quality

  • www.TeamChildren.org just received a new donation of computers!
  • Desktops $65, $140, and a few $160+
  • Laptops $85-$200
  • Loaded with Windows 10, free office software, and $500 worth of learning software
  • Monitor, keyboard, mouse and power cords included
  • 484-744-1868
  • Application here!

Are you following us on Facebook? Instagram? Don’t miss the great photos posted all week every week of ICS students growing into global citizens in real time!

Teacher Craig needs just $100 more to finish his campaign for violins at ICS! Help make this musical dream a reality for our students!


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