Saturday, December 30, 2017

December 30 Update

Happy New Year Iron Families!  
As we start the new year, our school needs some refreshing too! In our first week back, we ask if you could bring in these items:
  • Middle school families bring in boxes of tissues (Kleenex brand has Boxtops)
  • High school families bring in large packages of toilet paper (Scott brand has Boxtops) 
  • For any one who wants to, the teachers also ask for loose leaf paper (college ruled), pencils, and white board markers (these can be purchased in bulk at  Review your son's own stock of school supplies to also be sure he has enough notebooks, pens/pencils, and paper to start the new semester.
Your son can give these supplies to Ms. Becker in the office.  

And as previously announced, we are having a Work Day on Saturday Jan 6 to spruce up our school and to redesign one of our rooms.  Please see our sign-up on SignUpGenius for the list of projects and more details about that day.  We will start at the school at 10:00 am except for one group who will meet at our storage unit on Durant Rd at 9:00.

Reminders about January events:
  • Lunch orders can now be submitted weekly by Saturday night for the following week through our new website  Lunch information is available on the Lunch tab on our parent website
  • Parent prayer meetings every Friday morning at 7:45.  Join us any time that you are available!
  • Wednesday, Jan 3: return to school
  • Friday, Jan 5: all students on field trip to NC History Museum for WWI Exhibit; HAVE YOUR SON BRING MONEY TO BUY LUNCH while they are downtown
  • Wednesday, Jan 10:  All payments or returned books due from our GOPLAYSAVE fundraiser.  
  • Monday, Jan 15: no class for Martin Luther King Jr holiday
  • Tuesday, Jan 16: Family Information Meeting for prospective families at 6:30 - please invite anyone whose son you think would be a good fit for IA or whose daughter would be a good fit for Academy 31
  • Thursday, Jan 18: Parent meeting at 6:00 to discuss results of the cognitive testing that will be given the week of Jan 8 (sign-up for this testing was due Dec 19)
  • Friday, Jan 19: MOTHER-SON GAME NIGHT at 6:30
  • Friday, Feb 2: No class for Teacher Work Day
  • Lots of basketball games and a middle school wrestling tournament to attend!  See the school's Events Calendar on our website under the Welcome tab for the dates and locations of sports activities.

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