Thank you all for another great week with your kiddos! We are just adoring being back in school with them all!
Ms. Natalia’s kiddos learned all about Constitution Day
Ms. Morgan’s Friends learned how to play the card game “Basura” (trash =)
Continue to look for regular communication from Mr. Bob and, in the meantime, if you have any questions or needs, reach out to him directly. Bob.Soulliere@iesschools.org
LUNCH PICK UP OPPORTUNITY – ADDING BREAKFAST, TOO!!!
If you are in need of breakfasts/lunches for your K – 12th grade student, you may sign up each week for FREE! Every virtual student is welcome. Nothing you need to apply for.
Each week includes Fruits, vegetables, proteins, and dairy for 5 days of breakfasts/lunches for each student registered. Milk will be included as well.
1) Sign up no later than 1:30pm on SUNDAY each week. Please sign up for MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st BREAKFAST/LUNCH PICK UP
2) Because of the exciting NEW USDA lunch programming, your child’s lunch account will not be charged. Please help us prevent waste by making sure you pick up your order if you sign up for it. If there are two times you do not pick up your order, we will be unable to continue to provide the service for you.
3) Arrive at the iCademy door in the east lot (see map) between 1:30pm – 1:45pm on MONDAY.
4) Stay in your car and your lunches will be delivered to you.
5) Repeat each week you wish.
5) Questions? Please contact Nancy at email@example.com
OTTAWA COUNTY PARKS OUTDOOR LEARNING OPPORTUNITY
Is your child learning at home this school year? Check out our new program designed for students who are participating in remote/virtual learning (or any child who needs an extra dose of nature!). The Outdoor Explorer Program provides fun recreational opportunities like hiking, biking, and kayaking throughout the park system for children between the ages of 4-14. Sessions begin this month and are offered each week. Sign up for just one or join us for them all… Become an Outdoor Explorer: miOttawa.org/ocpevents
IN PERSON LEARNERS
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER HOT LUNCH MENU
MIDDLE SCHOOL VIRTUAL INFORMATION NIGHT
Please watch your email for an invite to the Innocademy Middle School Virtual Information Night scheduled for next week Thursday at 6:30pm. Teachers are excited to share with you all sorts of fun and informational tidbits pertaining to your middle school learners. If, for some reason you do not receive an email from Mr. Cory with details, please email him, directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to his list.
ELEMENTARY INFORMATION VIDEOS
Elementary teachers will also have all sorts of fun and important “need to know” type information contained within videos that will be ready to share at the end of next week. Please watch for an update in the blog on how to access.
REMINDER: HAND 2 HAND BEGINS NEXT WEEK – STILL TIME TO APPLY!
Hand 2 Hand is an organization that provides supplemental weekend food and snacks for families. It is designed to come alongside families who may be having financial difficulties. Families choose how long or short of a time they will participate in the program. If your family would benefit from this weekend food program and you would like to participate, please fill out the form and return to Ms. Heidi, asap.
FEEDING AMERICA MOBILE FOOD DISTRIBUTION
Mark your calendar and share these dates with friends and neighbors! Feeding America Mobile Food Distribution takes place in the Roosevelt Elementary of Zeeland Public Schools in the west parking lot. This is a drive-thru, no contact distribution. All are welcome. No income guidelines or proof of residency required. Event runs 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm on
- October 13,
- November 17
- December 8
- January 12, 2021.
FREE LUNCH PROGRAM – IMPORTANT NOTES
As a reminder, with the brand new USDA funding, hot lunch is FREE to all students in Young 5s – 12th grade until December or money runs out. Please note that if you wish for your child to receive MILK ONLY, we must charge your lunch account $0.50. Milk is only free when it is paired with a full hot lunch meal.
VISITORS TO THE BUILDING
Thank you for adhering to the Michigan Return to School Roadmap Guidelines and not entering the building with your students each day. If/when there is a time your child will be late or needs to leave early, please…
- Communicate as normal with your child’s classroom teacher and/or Ms. Heidi
- When you arrive, communicate with Ms. Heidi through the intercom on the outside of the building
- Wait for your child outside – in the event of inclement weather, please wait for your student in the vestibule, between the double doors, but do not enter the lobby.
NUT FREE SCHOOL
We do have several students with severe nut allergies; both peanut and tree nut. In an effort to keep everyone safe, please do not send food containing nuts of any sort – or traces of nuts to school. Soy butter and Sun butter are great alternatives.
COVID FLOWCHART FOR SYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS
Please see below for the revised (8/31) flow chart issued by the Ottawa County Health DepartmentCOVID-19-Return-to-School-Toolkit__08312020Download
FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE
Please see below for the 20-21 Innocademy Family Resource GuideInnocademy-Family-Resource-Guide-20-21-1Download
Please reach out to your child’s teacher or Kelli at email@example.com if you are hoping to bring any type of treat to class this year.
CALENDAR FOR THE 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR