NO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH –
Due to Teacher Professional Development
iCADEMY FALL BREAK – OCTOBER 17TH – OCTOBER 21ST –
School Resumes on Monday, October 24th.
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
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR – VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED, PLEASE!
The Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held Tuesday, October 11th through Thursday, October 13th-the same week as conferences.
The job is fun & easy! Tidy books, help the students shop and operate an easy-to-use cash register. The book fair serves as one of our largest opportunities to fundraise for books and other items through Scholastic for the school.
Please sign up for as many 2-hour slots as you’re able. All the help is GREATLY appreciated!!! If you have not yet filled out the volunteer background check, please stop by the front desk prior to the week of the book fair to complete this.
BOOK FAIR – PRE SHOPPING OR ONLINE ORDERING
If you would like to take a preview of the Scholastic Book Fair or do some online shopping, please visit the link, below:
RISE ASSEMBLY ON ZOOM FOR ALL STUDENTS K – 12TH ON OCTOBER 13TH
Watch for more information from your teacher/mentor this week!
K/5 & MIDDLE SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY – OCTOBER 13TH
Show your spirit by participating in Mismatch/Clash Day on Thursday, October 13th!
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
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL CLUBS ARE HERE!
Excited to meet other iCademy Students and staff? Check out our Student Initiated Club Offerings for Middle School and High School, then click on the matching link to sign up!
SIGN UP HERE if you are a middle school student interested in participating in one of the middle school clubs listed above
SIGN UP HERE if you are a high school student interested in participating in one of the high school clubs listed above
NEED HELP PAYING FOR COLLEGE?
The Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning, located within the Michigan Department of Treasury, encourages students to pursue postsecondary education by providing equality of access to student financial resources and information. Through the administration of various student financial assistance programs, students receive the guidance and funding necessary to pursue their educational goals.
The Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning strives to help students from birth to beyond college graduation. Let us help you with funding, tools, and resources on how you can afford college in Michigan!
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.