Thanks to Addy and her horse, Sooner, for letting us visit them in Charlotte, MI this past week! So fun to learn about how Addy loves the flexibility of iCademy and can work out a schedule that is great for school AND life on the farm! Catch the video interview on our facebook page!

*NEW Information

Angel Tree – We Desperately Need Your Help!

Thanks to those of you who have already promised to donate items for our IES Angel Tree Families this year! We are grateful for your generosity! 

If you have not had the opportunity and still wish to do so, boy, could we ever use your help! We have 400 items on the list and just under 1/2 are already promised. Even the smallest donation can help brighten someone’s Christmas this year. Please consider a donation and click on the link to see where you can help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4da5a92babf94-iesangel

Hoping to have all NEW, UNWRAPPED donations (labeled with family #) sent to school with your student (or shipped by Amazon [attn: Mandy Guppy] to the school 8485 Homestead Drive, Zeeland 49464) by the end of this week so we can get them wrapped and delivered next week.

Scrip Fundraising

Our next fundraising opportunity is Scrip, it’s a great way to fundraise during the holiday season and really easy to use!

Watch this video to learn more about what Scrip is: CLICK ME TO VIEW

Attached is PDF which explains all the steps to starting scrip through iCademy Global, please use the School Code: A326C3BB482L8 (use this code to access your school when signing up on the website below).

https://www.shopwithscrip.com/

* Old Info – In Case You Missed it =)

December Lunch Menu

Holiday Kids Dance Day

When: December 14th

Who: Pre-K-Kindergarten from 9am – 12pm (registration code 200799-S1) and 1st – 6th grades from 9am – 1pm (registration code 200799-S2)

Where: Loker’s Auditorium

The Zeeland Dance Company is hosting a holiday themed day of fun! Dancers will stretch, learn technique and routines, play movement games and do a dance related craft (depending on age). Lunch will be provided. That evening, dancers are invited back to perform at 6pm in “Uplifted”, a concert hosted by ZYDC, benefitting the K.L.A.S.S. program which provides free Zeeland Rec programs to children who are in financial need. Visit their website for more information. https://www.zps.org/z-recreation/youth/zeeland-youth-dance-company-zydc/ Tickets for “Uplift” are $5 each and available at zpsarts.ludas.com

Bittersweet Ski Passes STILL Available

Ski passes are a great opportunity for folks to purchase a pass ($18) that acts as a coupon throughout the season; reducing the prices on lift tickets, helmets and rentals. The pass can be used, repeatedly, at any time throughout the ski season (please read the restrictions on timeframe and days), by the pass holder! ANYONE can be part of the ski club…student, parent, family friend. 
​If you are interested, please… 

  1. Fill out the attached form for student and/or adult
  2. Secure in an envelope with payment (checks payable to BITTERSWEET SKI RESORT
  3. Label envelope: BITTERSWEET SKI PASSES – LEISA LOBBEZOO 
  4. Return to campus. If you would like to mail the forms and payment via US mail, that is great, too! Please use the information, below:

Leisa Lobbezoo iCademy Global 8485 Homestead Drive Zeeland, MI 49464
Once we receive the application and payment, there is usually about a 14 day turn around for your information to be processed at Bittersweet and passes to be issued so please plan ahead. =)

Just in case you were wondering, “Hmmm…what does Bittersweet usually charge for lift tickets and rentals?”

WITHOUT SKI CLUB PASSES

Adult/Student

$34-$50 lift ticket

$26-$29 rentals

$10 helmet rental

WITH SKI CLUB PASSES ($18 each pass – every skier must have one to receive the discounts.)

Adult

$22 lift ticket

$22 Rentals

$10 helmet

Student

$18 lift ticket

$18 rentals

$10 helmet rental 

+ 2 FREE Lessons or NASTAR run 

Robotics Team Competition Schedule

If you’d like to cheer on our team this year, they’d love to have you!

Robotics St. Joseph District – March 5th – 7th

West Michigan District (at GVSU) – March 19th – 21st

State Championships – April 8th – 11th

Having Tech Troubles?

If you are having issues with your computer and need technical assistance, asap, Mr. Kevin, our offsite Vector tech team lead, has said the smoothest way to get solutions in place would be to email support@vectortechgroup.com or call 616-502-2572 or 866-629-8005.  

What’s Parent Portal?

In order to receive updated training videos and to access your student accounts, you can always log into the icademy portal located on your student’s desktop or found at the link, below:

https://portal.icademyglobal.org

Live Lesson Schedules

iCademyGlobal.Org Website

If you are ever lost – – or at another computer and would like to login to the Orientation section where you will find all of the videos, your coursework OR your parent portal, you are able to do so with one simple click!

At the very top of the website found at iCademyGlobal.org, you will see “Student Portal”

This “Student Portal” is where you will find your orientation information and be able to login to view any videos you wish! Pssst… this is great for parents, too! It’s always a GREAT place to start if you are rusty on how to do something. =) Simply login with your firstname.lastname@icademystudents.org and your password

If you are a parent and are hoping to quick take a peek at how your student is doing for the day finishing his/her assignments, you can click on the “Parent Portal” link. Psst….this also works if you are a student working on a different device for the day. Simply click on the link and login as you always do =).

The login screen may look like this…

Or it may look like this. Either screen will get you to your course content or parent observer account. Remember, username is firstname.lastname and your password.

19-20 School Calendar


Angel Tree – We Need Your Help, Please

Thanks to those of you who have already promised to donate items for our IES Angel Tree Families this year! We are grateful for your generosity! If you have not had the opportunity and still wish to do so, boy, could we ever use your help! We have 400 items on the list and just under 1/2 are already promised. Even the smallest donation can help brighten someone’s Christmas this year. Please consider a donation and click on the link, below, to see how you can help:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4da5a92babf94-iesangel

Hoping to have all donations sent to school with your student (or shipped by Amazon [attn: Mandy Guppy] to the school 8485 Homestead Drive, Zeeland 49464) by the end of this week so we can get them wrapped and delivered next week.