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What Kind of Smart Am I?

Posted on October 4, 2017 | Blog

Written by: Erika McKellop, Library Media Specialist, with the help of 3B Teacher, Ronda Wallis

You probably have at least one story about your sweet, beautiful child transforming into a rage monster in 60 seconds or less after struggling with a particularly difficult assignment.

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The Total Eclipse of the Sun

Posted on September 1, 2017 | Blog

It is difficult to convey in words, or even in photos, what it is like to experience a total eclipse of the sun. For those who have entered the narrow zone of totality during a solar eclipse, it is a strange and inspiring moment. In the aftermath, I am left with feelings of wonder and awe at this spectacle that continues to touch the earth and captivate human beings everywhere.

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Choose this day whom you will serve.

Posted on June 29, 2017 | Blog

Introduction by Mr. Stephen Danish, ICS Head of School:
Ashley Traficant graduated from Immanuel Christian School in 2004. She loves Jesus, books, people, basketball, and learning new things. Ashley graduated from Liberty University, and is now thankful to be experiencing one of her life goals, to be working in politics, a dream she has had since elementary school. She is now 26 years old, and works as the Senate Legislative Director for the Christian non-profit Concerned Women for America, the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization.

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Music to Our Ears!

Posted on June 1, 2017 | Blog

One of the things we are proud of at ICS is our music program! Not only is music built into our curriculum, but we offer many opportunities for students to try out instruments they are interested in through orchestra and after school voice and piano lessons. Elementary school is a stage of life where students have the time and freedom to really explore and cultivate the gifts God has given them. 

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Po-et-ry (noun)

Posted on April 19, 2017 | Blog

Poetry. Yuck.

At least that’s what I used to think.

April is National Poetry Month.

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Happiness and Relationships

Posted on March 27, 2017 | Blog

In a weekly devotion, Mr. Danish discussed the three things parents most desired in their child’s school: safety, opportunity and happiness, and how we meet those needs for God’s glory.

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Interactive Elements in Science Class

Posted on March 23, 2017 | Blog

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Mrs. Alvarado brought Science to life for her eighth graders this morning through 4D Elements, an augmented reality app that allows classes to watch elements interact before their eyes.

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Students brought in their tablets and iPhones (with parental permission, of course!) and Mrs. Alvarado supplied the paper cubes offered as a free download through the app. Through their screens, students watched ordinary paper images spring to life and react with one another.

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Not only does this help visual and kinesthetic learners connect with the material, but it reinforces our desire to help students become comfortable, advanced users of technology.

 

Click here to learn more about our excellent and innovative academics here at ICS.

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Why Serve at ICS?

Posted on March 2, 2017 | Blog

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This is a concept that many Christian schools have used to involve parents more consistently in the life of the school. At the same time parent service hours extend tuition dollars by having volunteers perform tasks that might otherwise have to be paid for through professional services.

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