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ICS News – 6/5

Hello families! We continue to be so appreciative of all the families who have taken the survey. We’re over 40%! If everyone reading this right now who hasn’t taken it yet takes it today, we’ll reach our goal! Take the District Parent Survey – Reply to this email RIGHT NOW and I’ll send you your students’ ID#s […]

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ICS News – 5/23

Hello families! HUGE thanks to all who have taken the District’s Parent Survey–I’m expecting a big jump in our participation rates by this Friday’s report from the District. Get included in Friday’s count by taking it right now! Take the District Parent Survey – Reply to this email RIGHT NOW and I’ll send you your students’ ID#s […]

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ICS News – 5/10

Hello families! The countdown to the end is here, and all over the building students and teachers are making the most of the time we have left together. Before you read the latest news, take a moment right now to do the following two things–we need your participation and feedback! Take the District Parent Survey […]

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ICS News – 4/25

Hello families, We continue to be so grateful for your endless support in ways big and small for our school community and for Luz Marina’s family over the past few weeks. If you are interested in contributing to a GoFundMe campaign for her family, the link is here. In case you missed any recent ICS news […]

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ICS News – 4/16

Whether we feel ready for it or not, we have reached that time of year where everything starts to happen very quickly (or all at once)! Here are links to a number of important announcements that have gone out in the last couple weeks: Calendar changes in 2017-18 and 2018-19 Complete Silent Auction info PTA […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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PTA Spring Event Calendar

Online Camp Auction starts…FRIDAY! The PTA has put together an online auction of camps earlier this year. We hope that this will sync up with your summer camp planning. The online auction will begin this Friday (2/9) at 12:00 noon. Here is the online bidding page: http://bit.ly/2GTE6cy We highly encourage you to register yourselves for bidding before the […]

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ICS News – 2/1

Hello families, Congratulations to the Huber family, winners of the Super Bowl basket raffle. Big thanks from Tr. Barb and the entire 5th grade for everyone’s participation & support! Note: IF there is a Super Bowl celebration parade on Broad St., ICS will be closed on the parade day. Upcoming Events… February is African American/Black […]

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