Welcome Back! Hope Break Week was fantastic – We are looking forward to seeing you on Monday!
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CAPSTONE TRAVEL – FUDGE FUNDRAISER – DUE NOVEMBER 3RD
This week we launched our first fundraiser with some yummy goodness from Original Mackinac Island Fudge Co. You know and love the fudge and sweet treats of Mackinac – now you can have it just in time for the holidays! Below are the basics:
Cost – $8 per item
Earnings – $4 per item
Order forms are due to school on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022.
Delivery TO SCHOOL will be Thursday, Nov 17, 2022 – IMPORTANT: While the sale is open to all, families MUST be able to pick up fudge at school (8485 Homestead Dr., Zeeland) for delivery on November 17th as we will be unable to store it here or ship it to you.
Fudge will be:
- good for 4-6 weeks or can be frozen for up to 12 weeks
- will be individually sealed and wrapped
- The same 8oz size you would be getting in Mackinaw City/Mackinac Island
Click here for more details or contact Ms. Jody with questions.
NOVEMBER LUNCH MENU
HIGH SCHOOL SYNERGY SESSION – DECEMBER 9TH – SCRAPYARD CLIMBING
Join us on December 9th for a high school synergy session at Scrapyard Climbing in Holland. Keep your eyes out for more details and sign up information.
COUNSELING NEWSLETTER FROM MS. LAURA
DID YOU MISS FASFA NIGHT? NO WORRIES! WE’VE GOT YOU!
In case you missed the FAFSA/College Info Night, here is a presentation with links for further information on how to:
- find the right-fit college
- virtual college fairs
- kinds of financial aid
- the FAFSA form specifically (with super helpful and short videos)
- virtual financial aid presentation opportunities by the Michigan Department of Education
- scholarship sources
- more tips and info
Please use this info as a launching point and I am happy to have an individual meeting to help navigate specific questions. Feel free to set up a meeting here: https://calendly.com/mrslauraverkaik/30min
MIDDLE SCHOOL SYNERGY SESSION – ROLLER SKATING – NOVEMBER 4TH
Are you a middle schooler? Mark your calendars for November 4th Synergy Session Roller Skating! Watch for more details to come, soon!
SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS GIFTS & FOOD VOUCHER ASSISTANCE
If your family lives in Southern Ottawa or Allegan County (except Plainwell, Otsego or Martin) and is in need of assistance this upcoming Holiday Season, please take a peek at the information, below and apply onlilne at saholland.org between October 17th and December 9th.
ARE YOU FOLLOWING US ON SOCIAL MEDIA?
We’ve enjoyed celebrating our K5 students this month and coming up next we have Middle and High school students spotlights 🙂 Don’t miss out, check us out on Facebook or Instagram!
And don’t forget to join us in our iCademy Parents group on Facebook!
OCTOBER LUNCH MENU
CAREERLINE TECH CENTER OPEN HOUSE – Tues., Oct. 25th 5:30-7:30 for 10th and 11th Grade Students!
This is the first Fall Open House in several years, and there is no better way than to attend the Open House to get a feel for if CTC is a good fit for you!
Come to the Open House and:
*Discover 29 programs that lead to high-wage, high-demand jobs
*Talk to their industry-trained teachers and see why students love to learn there
*Find out how to save money on college and trade school
Be in touch with Ms. Laura if you are interested or with any questions!
BUILDING THE FUTURE TRANSITION EXPO
Wednesday October 26th 4:30-7:30 pm
OAISD Educational Services Building (next to Careerline Tech Center)
13565 Port Sheldon Street, Holland, MI 49424
Who should attend?
Students with a disability in grades 9-12 and others who are interested in helping students transition to life after high school
See the flyer for more information
ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL IF YOU VISIT CAMPUS
Just a reminder that, if you are visiting campus for Re:FUEL or Blended Learning, please adhere to the “ONE WAY” traffic moving to the right immediately upon entering the East (Taco Bell =) parking lot. Need a refresher? Here’s a short VIDEO to help!
NEED TO CONNECT WITH YOUR TEACHER/MENTOR?
Please remember that teachers and mentors are excited to help answer questions each school day. Please, please, please always use zoom to reach out to them instead of email. They do not want to miss your message!
HAND 2 HAND – SIGN-UP OPEN – IF YOU LIVE LOCALLY AND CAN PICK UP FROM CAMPUS EACH THURSDAY
OK, Hand2Hand is firing up again for the year, and attached is the sign-up form. A few things to know:
- Hand2Hand is a weekly food bag distribution, provided by Vertical Church (yay to them for this partnership!!). Read the attachment for more info.
- There are no qualifications, other than just signing and returning the form. Families can continue to sign up throughout the year.
- Bags are distributed on Thursday mornings and we attempt to put in lockers/cubbies during the lunch hour.