THANK YOU for all of the kind words, support and TEAMWORK displayed as we made it through 2020! We are looking forward to an exciting, fun and HEALTHY 2021 with all of you! Please enjoy a restful, relaxing couple of weeks with your family. Happy Holidays!
BREAKFAST/LUNCH SIGN UP/PICK UP – JANUARY 8TH – IMPORTANT CHANGES
With the return of Innocademy to face to face learning, there are some changes for our food pick up.
- THIS SIGN UP opens on, Friday January 1st.
- Sign ups are for virtual learning families and iCademy only
- Deadline for sign-up are TUESDAYS AT NOON. Late responses cannot be accepted.
- Pick up will be at iCademy on FRIDAY AFTERNOONS from 2:00 – 2:15pm
- Please contact Ms. Stacy at email@example.com with questions.
FREE BREAKFAST FOR IN PERSON LEARNERS
We are SO excited to announce that all in-person learners will be able to enjoy a free breakfast at school beginning on January 4th. No need to pre-order. Students can simply grab a bag on their way into school each day beginning at 8:20 am. This program replaces the free snacks previously supplied. HUGE thank you to Ms. Stacy and our Food Service folks for providing this great opportunity!
PBIS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS – WEEK OF DECEMBER 14TH
Congratulations to our week 3 PBIS remote learning winners!
They are as follows:
Marshall from Ms. Monica’s class
Anja from Ms. Renee’s class
Harper from Ms. Natalia’s class
Makayla from Ms. Anita’s class
Kaydence, Middle School
Jaileen, Middle School
We are so proud of all you have accomplished the last three weeks. This week’s winners can look forward to some homemade treats from Innocademy’s resident baker, Ms. Cyndi. Enjoy!
COVID POSITIVE DIAGNOSIS?
In the event your child receives a positive COVID diagnosis, please make sure to contact us, immediately. We must continue to update the COVID transparency page on our website and be able to work with the health department in their contact tracing efforts.
DAY CARE STAFF NEEDED – JOB POSTING
We are looking for someone to join our Daycare Team. This position would work 8:30 – 4:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays (there may be opportunity to sub on other days on an as-needed basis). Generally speaking, the staff daycare is open on days school is in session (both virtual and in-person days) as well as staff Professional Development days. The Daycare team provides care to our staff’s children. The kids range from 12 weeks old to 5 years old. Providing a nurturing environment for these little ones while mom/dad is working is the key to this role. Responsibilities include caring for kids, feeding them, bringing them outside for playtime, etc.
Please email Sara in Human Resources if you are interested in more information on this position – her email is firstname.lastname@example.org
MY COVID-19 RISK
As we think about Christmas Break and the upcoming holidays, this chart may helpful in assessing the Covid-19 risks associated with different activities.
NOTES FROM MS. KRISTIN, INNOCADEMY SOCIAL WORKER
|Self-Care Video Series for Parents|
Feeling stressed? Take a few minutes for yourself this winter. Visit Committee for Children’s YouTube channel Monday 12/7 – Monday 1/25 for a short video about mental health, presented by a licensed clinical psychologist. The weekly self-care videos will also include a daily practice grounded in research and SEL. These Winter Well-Being videos are created especially for parents. Share them with your student
Bittersweet Ski Passes
We are again offering Bittersweet Ski Passes for students (7 + years) and their families (extended families, too!) through Innocademy and iCademy Global.Bittersweet-Covid-19-Disclosures-Download2020-2021-ADULT-SKI-CLUB-FORM-1Download2020-2021-ADULT-STUDENT-INFO-SHEETDownload2020-2021-Disclaimer-Student-Ski-ClubDownload
Ski passes are a great opportunity for folks to purchase a pass ($22) that acts as a coupon throughout the season, reducing the prices on lift tickets, helmets, and rentals. The pass can be used, repeatedly, at any time throughout the ski season (please read the restrictions on timeframe and days), by the pass holder! ANYONE can be part of the ski club…student, parent, family friend.
If you are interested, please…
- Read through the attached information – INCLUDING COVID 19 policies
- Fill out the attached form for student and/or adult
- Secure in an envelope with payment (checks payable to BITTERSWEET SKI RESORT)
- Label envelope: BITTERSWEET SKI PASSES – LEISA LOBBEZOO
- Return to campus. If you would like to mail the forms and payment via US mail, that is great, too! Please use the information, below:
Leisa Lobbezoo iCademy Global, 8485 Homestead Drive, Zeeland, MI 49464
Once we receive the application and payment, there is usually about a 14 school day turn around for your information to be processed at Bittersweet and passes to be issued so please plan ahead. =)
Just in case you were wondering, “Hmmm…what does Bittersweet usually charge for lift tickets and rentals?”
WITHOUT SKI CLUB PASSES
$32-$57 lift ticket
$10 helmet rental
WITH SKI CLUB PASSES ($22 each pass – every skier must have one to receive the discounts.)
Adult (anyone not still in high school)
$26 lift ticket
Student (7 years old and older)
$22 lift ticket
$10 helmet rental
+ 2 FREE Lessons or NASTAR run
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. Questions can be emailed to email@example.com.
The event runs 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm on:
- January 12
- February 16
- March 9
- April 13
VIRTUAL LEARNERS (Different Than Remote Learning =)
If your family has chosen to participate in the Innocademy Virtual Learning program this year and have questions, please contact Mr. Bob. Bob.Soulliere@iesschools.org
FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE
Please see below for the 20-21 Innocademy Family Resource GuideInnocademy-Family-Resource-Guide-20-21-1Download
CALENDAR FOR THE 20-21 SCHOOL YEAR