Scenes from Take Flight 2017

Enjoy some of our favorite photos from the Take Flight trips this year. And if you want to read more about each journey, definitely visit their blog! Ecuador Colombia

Read more

Support Take Flight

How do you create global citizens? By helping them Take Flight! The countdown to Take Flight for our 7th grade travelers has begun. In just a little over a month, 32 ICS global citizens will be heading to Ecuador and Colombia for a week of service learning and cultural exchange. You can be a part […]

Read more

Take Flight 2017

Congratulations to the 7th graders who will be participating in the Take Flight Travel Program this spring! We can wait to see you spread your wings as global ambassadors. Colombia Aaron Armstrong Isabel Boix Riley Chobert Sabrina Creech Marcus Diemer Joseph Effendi Isabella Eisenstein Geonni Gee Soulsun Hammond Jordan Hines Daniel Pena Leidy Pina-Aparicio Autumn […]

Read more

ICS Students Take Flight!

ICS 7th graders are in Nicaragua and Ecuador right now for a week of service learning and cultural exchange! Read the Take Flight blogs to find out the latest from our traveling 7th graders. Please leave comments! It will make home seem much less far away.   Nicaragua: www.tfnicaragua2015.weebly.com   Ecuador: takingflighttoecuador.wordpress.com    

Read more

City Kids Take Flight

One of the most life changing programs we offer at ICS is Take Flight, which sends qualifying 7th graders to Latin America for a week of service, learning, community building, and travel. This trip was the single most amazing experience of my life. I will remember it for the rest of my life. It changed me […]

Read more

ICS News – 4/3

Hello families, Welcome back to ICS News! Students should have brought home paper copies of their report cards today in their folders (or will have them tomorrow at the latest if their teacher was absent today, etc.). Remember, you can also access report cards and other useful school info anytime inside the Alma parent portal. […]

Read more

ICS News – 2/28

Reminder: The application deadline for the 2018-2019 student lottery drawing is Thursday, March 1, at 2pm. Here is the link, if you need it for a sibling application or to send to friends/family/neighbors who are interested in applying to ICS: https://independencecharter.org/2018-2019-lottery-process/ Direct any questions to icslottery@icscharter.com. Upcoming Events… Lottery Application Deadline: Thursday, March 1 at 2pm […]

Read more

ICS News – 2/14

Upcoming Events… February Board Meeting: Wednesday (tonight), February 14, 6-8pm. Click here to view the agenda. Boxtop Contest Deadline: Friday, February 16 Screenagers Documentary Viewing: Saturday, February 17, 2-5pm at ICS-West (56th & Chester). Reserve your space here! Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 19 – School Closed Once on This Island, Jr. Shows: Thursday & Friday, 2/22 & 2/23, 7pm. Buy tickets now! Dollar […]

Read more

ICS News – 1/16

Hello families, Welcome to 2018 at ICS! Let’s hope that this January weather calms down soon and lets us get back into a comfortable routine. If you found that your Alma emergency alerts were not working the way you expected during the recent winter weather school closings, don’t hesitate to email me or call me at […]

Read more

ICS News – 12/3

Hello families, Don’t forget that next Friday, December 15 is report card conference day. There is no school for students that day. Watch for a special report card conference email this week with everything you need to know to prepare for the day. And check your child’s homework folder (lower school) or your mail (middle […]

Read more