ICS News – 3/28

The Silent Auction is Saturday, April 6! This is the PTA’s biggest party of the year, and the funds raised provide our students with enriching arts education, experiences, trips, and partnerships at every grade level throughout the school year. Purchase your tickets below, and find out how you can lend a hand here!

In case you missed it:

Upcoming Events:

New Addition Working Group Meeting
Monday, April 1, 6-7pm
RSVP to newaddition@icscharter.com

PTA Silent Auction
Saturday, April 6, 6-10pm

Board Meeting
Wednesday, April 10, 6-8pm

Spring Break – School Closed
April 15 – April 19

PSSA Testing
English Language Arts (3rd-8th grade) – April 23-25
Math (3rd-8th grades) – April 29-30
Science (4th & 8th grades) – May 2-3

K-5 Arts Festival
Saturday, May 18, 11am-2pm 
Rain date May 19

The Board approved the 2019-2020 School Calendar at last month’s meeting. You can find it here, or access it anytime on our calendar page.

Career Days 2019 are in the books! 
Thank you to the many ICS parents and community members who joined us for Middle School & Lower School Career Days in March. You are inspiring our students to chase their dreams!

Lintons needs your feedback!

Our food service provider needs student feedback to make ICS cafeteria meals the best they can be. Please take a moment with your child or children in the next few days to help them complete this survey:


Community Resources

Give Kids a Smile Day – Free dental exams for children April 15-22. See flyer for details.

From the School District: 

Student Board Representative Application Applications Accepted Through Tuesday, April 23, 2019


The Board of Education includes two non-voting student representatives who serve in an advisory capacity to represent the interests of students in Philadelphia. The student board members represent their peers by communicating student opinions to the School Board, and reporting Board deliberations and actions to the student body. To learn more about the Board’s mission and purpose for electing student representatives, click here.

The 2019-2020 Student Board Representative Application is now open to 11th and 12th grade students from ALL Philadelphia public schools who wish to serve as a Student Board Representative. For more information on the application process and qualifications, click here. The application can be downloadedhere.

College & Career Readiness Resources – High school students interested in pursuing postsecondary opportunities can visit the School District of Philadelphia’s Office of College & Career Readiness website to access resources, including information about scholarship search engines and also a list of over 120 searchable scholarships, which can be viewed here.

Family Academy – The School District offers ongoing family workshops on many topics and at many locations through the city. Find one that fits your interests and schedule today

ICS shares this information for your convenience in accessing free or low cost community resources and does not endorse any of these programs, individuals, or organizations.


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