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IES Family and Friends,
It is with great excitement that I begin my tenth year as principal of Irvington Elementary
School.  I continue to be impressed by this community and this school.  It is truly an honor to
be the principal where the staff, students, parents, and community members come together
toward a common goal.  That goal is also our school's vision statement.  It states:  "Working
together toward success for all."  I firmly believe that when all of us work together toward
that goal that great things can and WILL happen.  As we continue this journey toward
success, I want to remind each of you that my door is always open.  Simply call or stop by
the school to see me.  I also encourage all of our families to become an active participant in
their child's education. 
 
We have many great things to offer the students here at IES.  In addition to the quality
instruction your child will receive in the classroom, we also have things your child can enjoy
outside the classroom.  There is basketball, archery, academic teams, chorus, boy scouts, girl
scouts, Extended School Services (ESS), 4-H, guest speakers, and JUST for kids after school
care, to name a few.  Be sure to contact the school for additional information about these and
other programs IES has to offer.
 
As we begin this, our first full year in the new IES building, we try each day to live out the
mission of IES.  We believe that cooperation + active learning + teamwork = success. 
"C+A+T=S"  Go Cats!
***New this year***
As many of you know, in an effort to minimize potential risks, ALL guests that
join us for our big "in-school" events like Grandparents' Breakfast, Community
Day Dinner, Honor Roll Breakfast, etc...will be scanned with a hand-held metal
detector.  We appreciate your patience and understanding as we go through this
process.  Also, all visitors must provide a valid ID and check in at the front
office in order to go down the hallway.
 
Thank you in advance for your continued support of IES.  I look forward to another school
year as we work together toward success for all.

Jon Miller, IES Principal
2018-2019PTO OfficersPresident:

Laura Rhodes
Vice President:
Kirk Staples
Treasurer:
Courtney Ammons
Secretary:
Elizabeth Cain
Our PTO would like to
invite all parents to attend
our first meeting on
September 18th. Your
involvement matters and
is very important to the
success of
your child's education
and our school. A
volunteer orientation will
be offered immediately
after the PTO meeting for
those wanting to
volunteer in the school.
Volunteers
The FRC will be holding
a Volunteer Orientation
immediately following
the first PTO meeting of
the school year on
September 18th.
Anyone that wants to
volunteer in the school or
on field trips must attend
an orientation and submit
a criminal records check.
Family Resource Center
(FRC)
The IES FRC provides a
variety of activities and
programs for all IES
students. The FRC works
as a bridge between
school and home in an
effort to help every child
reach his/her personal
and academic potential.
Services provided by the
FRC include:

*School supply
assistance
*Clothes closet- clothes
for those in need and for
emergency instances.
*Educational programs &
presentations
*Awareness &
prevention programs
*Communication
between
school/parents/communit
y
*Home visits & phone
calls for various reasons:
Examples include:
absences, education,
missing health records,
help needed for events,
etc...
*Monthly newsletters
*Christmas assistance for
those in need
*Volunteer program
*Mentor program
(If you would like to
volunteer to be a mentor,
PLEASE contact us as
soon as possible.)
*Assist our on-site
Communicare therapist
*Health & mental health
referrals
*After school daycare
JUST for Kids-
We have our very own
after-school childcare.
JUST for Kids
After School Daycare
K-5th Grade
Hours 3:00-5:30
$6.00 per day
For more information
and/or to enroll your
child please contact the
FRC. A NEW enrollment
form MUST be filled out
every school year. Your

child will only be able to
stay when a current
year's enrollment form is
completed.

Dates to remember:
All Times Central
August
27th School Pictures-
These pictures will be used
in the yearbook.
A look ahead-
September
3 th No School, Labor Day
7 th Grandparent
Breakfast, registration
forms will go home soon.
18th SBDM Council
meeting at 4:30
18th PTO meeting at 5:00
Volunteer Orientation,
Immediately after PTO
meeting.
October
19 & 20 Fall Festival

The school-wide newsletter is
provided by the FRC. If you have
any questions or concerns, please

 

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