March 3, 2016

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Automatic Re-Enrollment for 2016-2017 – FACTS Account Withdrawal March 18

Important re-enrollment information was sent home on February 10. Please review it carefully. Click here to see the 2016-2017 rates. The op-out deadline has passed. Your re-enrollment deposit will be automatically collected through FACTS on March 18. If you are not re-enrolling or your plans are uncertain, complete the re-enrollment opt-out/withdrawal Web Form on ParentsWeb. If you have questions, please contact Lauren Umble.

Siblings of current students: APPLY NOW for the 2016-2017 School Year

If you are planning for another one of your children to come to ICS for the 2016-2017 school year, now is the time to apply! Applications are steadily coming in and space is limited. Log on to your online application account to begin the sibling application today. Forgot your username or password or have any questions? Contact Lauren Umble, Enrollment Manger.

Financial Aid Applications due April 1

Applications for tuition assistance are processed online by FACTS. All required documentation is due by April 1. There is a processing fee of $30 for this service. Families who are currently receiving aid should have received information in their re-enrollment package. Please remember that a new online application must be completed each year you request tuition assistance. Details are available on our website under Tuition and Financial Aid.

RSVP to the 40th Gala & Auction

Plan now to attend the 40th Gala & Auction on Friday, April 15 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Click to purchase tickets to attend. Hurry…prices increase on April 1. Auction items include vacations, unique student art projects, sports memorabilia, experiences with teachers and more! Plus, professional photographer and ICS Art Teacher, Amber Seat, is taking a picture of EVERY current ICS student and parents can purchase a 5 x 7 portrait of their child at the auction! Don’t miss this great opportunity for fun, fellowship and to thank God for His faithfulness to ICS.

Register now for Spring Session of Chess Club

Registration is underway for the spring session of Chess Club which starts March 30. Register here. Please contact Allison Masson with questions.

Easter Break Dates

No School Monday, March 21- Monday, March 28. Classes resume Tuesday, March 29.

Visiting Day is coming! Invite a friend to attend ICS for a day!

Do you know of a family who is considering a change to private Christian school? Perhaps they have considered Immanuel but feel they need more information? We are offering a great opportunity to show what ICS is all about. Current 3rd through 7th grade students are encouraged to invite a friend to school on Thursday, April 21st, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All visitors will leave before lunch. This event is intended for serious admissions considerations only. Limited space is available – families must register by April 14th. For more information and to RSVP click here. Questions? Please contact Lauren Umble.

ICS Talent Show - Immanuel’s Got Talent! Permission forms due March 4.

ICS Talent Show – Immanuel’s Got Talent! Permission forms due March 4.
It’s time for the 5th annual ICS Talent Show…Immanuel’s Got Talent! We are excited to see what new talent this year brings! We are looking for a variety of acts from 4th through 8th grade students to be showcased during an all-school assembly on Friday, April 29th (1:30 – 3:00 p.m.). Acts may be individual or group and should be no longer than 4 minutes in length. Students must return a signed permission form by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4th in order to audition. No exceptions! (Forms also may be submitted by email.) Not all acts may be chosen due to time restrictions. Auditions will be held during lunch/recess on Tuesday, March 15th and Wednesday, March 16th. If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Umble.

Fun Lunch Shoppers Needed

Shoppers are needed for the second semester. This is a great way to earn the required Parent Service Hours. Please note: A Costco membership is needed. If interested, please contact Lori Slattery, Fun Lunch Coordinator.

ICS Basketball Camp: June 20-24

Mark your calendars! ICS will again host a summer basketball camp from Monday – Friday, June 20-24. Camp will be held in the ICS Gym from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Camp is limited to both boys and girls entering 4th – 9th grades. More information to follow soon.

Hello, MOPS moms!

Our next MOPS meeting is Monday, March 14 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in Room A207. We will enjoy Italian-themed foods for dinner, plus dessert! Our speaker is Tammy Shondelmyer on the topic of “Words are Powerful”. Please bring your mom friends: their first meeting is free!

Vacation Bible School at IBC: June 27-July 1

Mark your calendars for June 27 – July 1 for the week of Vacation Bible School.
• AM Program – 9:30 a.m. – Noon (4 years old by 9/30/16 – entering 3rd grade)
• PM Program – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (entering 4th – entering 6th grades)
Registration begins May 1st. $20 per child. Hope to see you there!

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