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Hello ICS families,

Congratulations to our Students Run Philly Style for completing the 1/2 marathon over the weekend!

Upcoming Events:

November 27-29
School Closed – Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, December 4
PTA Family Potluck & Coat Drive, 6:00 – 7:30pm

Thursday, December 5
Ballroom Dancing Culminating Event, 8:50am & 10:00am

Friday, December 6
MS Basketball Team Field Trip – 4th Annual Briggs Tournament, 1:30pm
5th and 6th Grade Mixer, 3:30 – 6:00pm

Wednesday, December 11
Board Meeting – 6:00pm

Friday, December 13
Report Card Conferences – No School for Students

  • K-3 Invitations will be sent home via communication folders.
  • 4-8 Invitations will be sent home via mail.

Take Flight T-Shirt Sale- Limited Time! This campaign ends 11/28! Shirts will be delivered by 12/18!  

Order Here!  T-shirts can be worn on Spirit Fridays!

Pocono House Raffle – ENDS 12/6!

Tickets are $5 for 1 or $10 for 3
Please put all completed raffle tickets and money in an enveloped labeled: “Tr Kerry/Take Flight”

Click here to print more raffle tickets!

SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, December 4th, the PTA will host a family Potluck & Coat Drive at 5:30pm. We will provide the main course (turkey & vegetarian option) for all who RSVP. Pot luck sides, salads, beverages, and desserts are welcome, but not necessary, to join us.  We will be accepting donations of new & good-conditioned used coats, hats, and gloves for school-aged kids. Please RSVP Here.
 
Report Card Conference Day: Friday, December 13th, The PTA offers child-watch services in the Dance & Movement room as a fundraiser, so that you don’t have to worry about arranging child care in order to meet with teacher(s). RSVP Here. | Volunteer Here.
We are excited to announce that this year’s Annual PTA Party and Fundraiser will be held at ICS on February 29, 2020 from 6:00 – 10:00pm. For those who have never attended past Silent Auction parties, this is the PTA’s biggest night of the year!  We are asking for YOUR help to make this happen though! Please take a moment to fill out the following form to vote on a theme, and to tell us what part of the party you could help with. Volunteer and Vote Here!

Last week, ICS stood in solidarity and supported students experiencing homelessness by participating in Red Shirt Day. Thank you again for all the generous donations!

Middle School students leading morning meeting in Maestra Sofia’s 3rd grade class!



Measurement practice in Maestra Marcela’s 5th grade science class!

Congratulations to Tr. Greg & ICS for being accepted to participate in the 2019-2020 PECO Innovation Challenge! 

Hello ICS Community,

The staff year-end celebration party is set for Friday, December 13th…after school of course. Each year we pick a theme and many teachers jump on the costume bandwagon and fully participate in the chosen theme! It’s a great night full of conversation, giggles and guffaws and a few speeches thrown in for good measure.

One of the highlights of the evening are the raffles. Each year, the ICS community goes above and beyond and provides the party planners with gift cards or gift basket donations.  

So…here I am…asking you, once again, to share your kindness and generosity with your teachers & staff by making a raffle donation. The party planners happily accept anything that you are so moved to donate or contribute: a gift card, a gift basket, a bottle of wine, a plant, a pencil sharpener, school supplies (packing tape, sharpie markers, etc.), as possible suggestions.

Feel free to send in any donations to the attention of Tr. Susan. If you have any questions, you can email susanb@icscharter.com.

Thank you for your continued support and kindness.

Community Resources:

The lottery application for new students for the 2020-2021 school year is available on our website through January 27, 2020, Apply Philly Charter.  Please share the application widely to help get the word out about ICS! If you have a student who qualifies for sibling preference (siblings must share a legal parent/guardian and share a household, and one sibling must be attending ICS at time of lottery drawing), you must apply using the lottery application, and you must apply by the January 27 deadline.

Tenth Presbyterian Church– Affordable beginning/intermediate violin, viola and cello classes are being offered to all interested 7 to 17 year-old students.