Weekly Info 10/30-11/6

HALLOWEEN
Tomorrow is Halloween. Children are welcome to wear costumes but please leave masks and weapons home. Have fun and be safe on Halloween.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Since our school MPR is being used as a polling place we are in need of volunteers for short shifts to keep our students safe and apart from voters. If you have previously volunteered at IA CHECK your email (spam folders) for a sign up genius invite that was sent giving you access to our online sign up.”  If you are interested and did not get the invite, please volunteer contact kiersten@innovationsacademy.org and she will get it to you. Thank you.

FUNDRAISERS
 You can get all the following fundraiser information again under the news tab and under the fundraiser tab on our website.

  1. JAMBA JUICE BOGO CARDS
    Our fabulous 6th graders are selling “BOGO” (buy one get one free) cards for $10.  This card gives you 6 buy one get one free drinks (valued at $35-40) at Jamba Juice!  Proceeds benefit the sixth grade Catalina trip!

Pre-order your card online at http://innovationsacademy.org/fundraising/jamba-juice/

  1. Ice Skating Night
    An Ice Skating Night will be held this Friday, Nov 4th at the SD Ice Arena as a fundraiser to benefit the Performing Arts Program. Tickets can only be purchased online up until 4 pm on Nov 4th at this link http://sdice.frontline-connect.com/program.cfm?fac=sdice&facid=1&levelid=0&seasonid=0&dateid=0&programid=10. Instructions are on our website under the Fundraiser tab. All are welcome to skate or to watch. You will not be able to buy tickets for fundraiser at the door, so please do so now.
  2. School Clothing Drive
    Start saving clothes now for the 6th grade clothing drive.  Dates will be November 8-18th. Gently used Items valued at $30 or more (new) can be bagged and brought to school during our clothing drive benefiting our 6th grade trips!
  1. One of our K students has a personal project to collect money for children with cancer. There are two ways to help. First by donating a small craft towards Grace’s Boxes or by giving a monetary donation. For more information see these links. Facebook pagewww.facebook.com/gracesboxes and donate to PayPal www.paypal.me/gracesboxes.

SUPPORT ACADEMICS AT IA

  1. MAKE UP MONDAYS ARE NOT OPTIONAL
    Due to our no meaningless homework policy, several years ago we put into place a program we call Make Up Mondays. For students who are behind on their work, Make Up Mondays are NOT OPTIONAL. If you are contacted by your child’s teacher over the weekend, please support learning by arranging your child’s schedule to meet their needs for being caught up in school. You may also communicate with your child’s teacher about bringing work home over the weekend.
  2. SCHOOL TO HOME JOURNAL
    All classes 1st-8th utilize a school to home journal as one way to communicate with parents. Students will bring this journal home at least once per week and it is expected to be signed. If this is news to you, please contact your child’s teacher immediately for details.
  3. STOP BY
    Another way to participate academically is to stop by the classroom once per week to check out your child’s work. Ask about what is on the walls, projects in progress and seek the answers to any concerns, questions and inquiry you have about the class. 

We want you to be involved. Thank you for listening to this call and remember that you can always get this information on the website under the NEWS tab. Have an excellent week and Happy Halloween.

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