December 2, 2019

Dec 2, 2019Newsletter

Don’t let life slow you down – take your learning “to go” at iCademy Global! Waiting for big sister to get her braces off? No problem – let’s do school in the waiting room =)

*NEW Information

Angel Tree – Please Give

Thank you for embodying the holiday spirit by investing in the lives of the people within the IES family; Innocademy, Innocademy Allegan and iCademy Global. We are so grateful for you and this community with all its support!  Even the smallest contribution can be a significant blessing.  


The following are some key details to remember when supporting our families: 


·         Please leave items unwrapped 

·         REALLY IMPORTANT to include the family number on the item(s) 

·         Please bring items to the iCademy space at Homestead Campus by Thursday, December 12

If you are interested in participating in the Angel Tree program, but are not able to deliver items to campus, another option is to order them via Amazon (or some other website) and have them delivered to the school at 8485 Homestead Drive, Zeeland MI 49464. Please send it attention to Mandy Guppy and include the family number(s) in the notes section. 

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

* Old Info – In Case You Missed it =)

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
  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?”



$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.)


$22 lift ticket

$22 Rentals

$10 helmet


$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:


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.

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