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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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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 […]

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ICS News – 12/19

Hello families, Thursday is the last day of school before Winter Break. We wish everyone a safe break, and we can’t wait to welcome you back on Wednesday, January 3! It was wonderful to see so many of you at report card conferences on Friday. If you were unable to attend and you have not […]

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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 […]

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ICS News – 11/15

Hello families, Don’t forget that tonight is November’s PTA meeting. Dinner at 5:30, meeting at 6pm. You can find complete information on their Facebook page! Please RSVP to pta@icscharter.com if you need pizza dinner or childcare so they know how many families to plan for. More Upcoming Events… Dollar Dress Down Day: Friday, Nov. 17 – Benefits the 7th […]

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