November 17, 2014

Congratulations to the “Artists of the Week.”  Their artwork is displayed in the hall by the cafeteria:

7th Graders:  Sara Paw, Kira Kalnins, and Tommy To

8th grader: Passmore Munundulu

 

PROJECT WARMTH:

Students and Staff are encouraged to donate the items listed below for Project Warmth. Project Warmth is a cold-weather clothing drive to help people stay warm through the harsh Nebraska winters. For each item donated Irving students will receive 5 minutes of Community Services hours for our ICOR Fund- Raiser.

ITEMS NEEDED: Coats (any size)       Socks               Blankets           Scarves Gloves

These items will be distributed to Lincoln’s homeless community on November 23rd at 913 O Street from 10am-2pm. Any student interested in volunteering to help that day, please sign up on the Project Warmth Sheet outside the Main Office.

 

Megan Oziminski, alternate tenor sax, Indigo Mathes, trumpet, and Sarah Hammons, horn, have been selected by audition for the 2016 Nebraska State Bandmasters Association 8th Grade All-State Band. Indigo and Sarah will travel to Kearney in January to perform with 83 of the top 8th grade band students in the state. Congratulations on this huge accomplishment.

 

8th graders interested in having a READ poster can pick up an application from their English teacher. All applications are due back to your English teacher or Mrs. Cejda by November 25 which is the Tuesday before Thanksgiving break.

 

Math Lab will be in Mrs. Hunter’s Room 306 after school on Wednesday.

 

November 14, 2014

Show your spirit for reading during Spirit week. Please make a plan to bring your overdue library books back to the library and pick up a fresh book this week!

SPIRIT WEEK

Fri., Nov. 14, FORMAL FRIDAY. Put on your best dress, tie, or anything formal.

Please remember to follow the Irving dress code when putting together your outfits. We will have our canned food drive during Spirit Week. So get your spirit on for Irving.

 

PROJECT WARMTH:

Students and Staff are encouraged to donate the items listed below for Project Warmth. Project Warmth is a cold-weather clothing drive to help people stay warm through the harsh Nebraska winters. For each item donated Irving students will receive 5 minutes of Community Services hours for our ICOR Fund- Raiser.

ITEMS NEEDED: Coats (any size)  Socks              Blankets         Scarves           Gloves

These items will be distributed to Lincoln’s homeless community on November 23rd at 913 O Street from 10am-2pm. Any student interested in volunteering to help that day, please sign up on the Project Warmth Sheet outside the Main Office.

 

This week’s timecard drawings will be for a $10 Target gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault. Turn your timecard in to your first period teacher or the ICOR box in the office by 3:00 p.m. on Friday to be eligible.

 

Megan Oziminski, alternate tenor sax, Indigo Mathes, trumpet, and Sarah Hammons, horn, have been selected by audition for the 2016 Nebraska State Bandmasters Association 8th Grade All-State Band. Indigo and Sarah will travel to Kearney in January to perform with 83 of the top 8th grade band students in the state. Congratulations on this huge accomplishment.

 

November 13, 2014

Show your spirit for reading during Spirit week. Please make a plan to bring your overdue library books back to the library and pick up a fresh book this week!

Irving Chimney Swift Club Members. Due to a scheduling conflict we will now meet in room 312 on the second Thursday of each month. Please plan to meet this today, November 13 from 3:10 – 4:00 to learn more about migration of birds. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Ellenberger.

 

Students who are interested in Irving Rec. Center’s after school basketball camp for sixth grade girls should attend a brief information meeting at the rec. center Wednesday, November 12 at 3:15.

 

SPIRIT WEEK

Thur., Nov. 13, THEATRICAL THURSDAY. Dress as your favorite character from a book, TV show or movie

Fri., Nov. 14, FORMAL FRIDAY. Put on your best dress, tie, or anything formal.

Please remember to follow the Irving dress code when putting together your outfits. We will have our canned food drive during Spirit Week. So get your spirit on for Irving.

 

PROJECT WARMTH:

Students and Staff are encouraged to donate the items listed below for Project Warmth. Project Warmth is a cold-weather clothing drive to help people stay warm through the harsh Nebraska winters. For each item donated Irving students will receive 5 minutes of Community Services hours for our ICOR Fund- Raiser.

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

Coats (any size)       Socks          Blankets       Scarves        Gloves

 

These items will be distributed to Lincoln’s homeless community on November 23rd at 913 O Street from 10am-2pm. Any student interested in volunteering to help that day, please sign up on the Project Warmth Sheet outside the Main Office.

 

Thank you to everyone who submitted addresses for the ICOR project. We received lots last week, thanks to the classroom challenge. Mr. Robb’s eighth grade vocal music class was tops 151 addresses, an average of 3.4 per student. Congratulations to them and everyone receiving a yellow piece of pie!

 

If you still have addresses to turn in, please put them in the ICOR box in the office as soon as possible.

 

This week’s classroom challenge is to have an average of 1.5 community service hours per student in your first period class. Every item you donate to the food drive or Project Warmth counts as 5-minutes of community service, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity!

 

This week’s timecard drawings will be for a $10 Target gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault. Turn your timecard in to your first period teacher or the ICOR box in the office by 3:00 p.m. on Friday to be eligible.

November 12, 2014

Show your spirit for reading during Spirit week. Please make a plan to bring your overdue library books back to the library and pick up a fresh book this week!

Irving Chimney Swift Club Members. Due to a scheduling conflict we will now meet in room 312 on the second Thursday of each month. Please plan to meet this Thursday, November 13 from 3:10 – 4:00 to learn more about migration of birds. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Ellenberger.

 

Students who are interested in Irving Rec. Center’s after school basketball camp for sixth grade girls should attend a brief information meeting at the rec. center Wednesday, November 12 at 3:15.

 

SPIRIT WEEK

Wed., Nov. 12, WACKY WEDNESDAY. Dress in funky mismatched clothing.

Thur., Nov. 13, THEATRICAL THURSDAY. Dress as your favorite character from a book, TV show or movie

Fri., Nov. 14, FORMAL FRIDAY. Put on your best dress, tie, or anything formal.

Please remember to follow the Irving dress code when putting together your outfits. We will have our canned food drive during Spirit Week. So get your spirit on for Irving.

 

Math Lab will be in Mrs. Hunter’s Room 306 after school today.

 

PROJECT WARMTH:

Students and Staff are encouraged to donate the items listed below for Project Warmth. Project Warmth is a cold-weather clothing drive to help people stay warm through the harsh Nebraska winters. For each item donated Irving students will receive 5 minutes of Community Services hours for our ICOR Fund- Raiser.

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

Coats (any size)       Socks          Blankets       Scarves        Gloves

 

These items will be distributed to Lincoln’s homeless community on November 23rd at 913 O Street from 10am-2pm. Any student interested in volunteering to help that day, please sign up on the Project Warmth Sheet outside the Main Office.

 

Thank you to everyone who submitted addresses for the ICOR project. We received lots last week, thanks to the classroom challenge. Mr. Robb’s eighth grade vocal music class was tops 151 addresses, an average of 3.4 per student. Congratulations to them and everyone receiving a yellow piece of pie!

 

If you still have addresses to turn in, please put them in the ICOR box in the office as soon as possible.

 

This week’s classroom challenge is to have an average of 1.5 community service hours per student in your first period class. Every item you donate to the food drive or Project Warmth counts as 5-minutes of community service, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity!

 

This week’s timecard drawings will be for a $10 Target gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault. Turn your timecard in to your first period teacher or the ICOR box in the office by 3:00 p.m. on Friday to be eligible.

The winners of last week’s $10 Apple gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault will be announced on Wednesday.

 

November 11, 2014

Show your spirit for reading during Spirit week. Please make a plan to bring your overdue library books back to the library and pick up a fresh book this week!

Irving Chimney Swift Club Members. Due to a scheduling conflict we will now meet in room 312 on the second Thursday of each month. Please plan to meet this Thursday, November 13 from 3:10 – 4:00 to learn more about migration of birds. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Ellenberger.

 

There will be no after school activities at Irving Rec. Center today, November 11. The rec. center will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

 

Students who are interested in Irving Rec. Center’s after school basketball camp for sixth grade girls should attend a brief information meeting at the rec. center Wednesday, November 12 at 3:15.

 

SPIRIT WEEK

Tues., Nov. 11 is TWINNING DAY. Find a friend and wear the same clothing.

Wed., Nov. 12, WACKY WEDNESDAY. Dress in funky mismatched clothing.

Thur., Nov. 13, THEATRICAL THURSDAY. Dress as your favorite character from a book, TV show or movie

Fri., Nov. 14, FORMAL FRIDAY. Put on your best dress, tie, or anything formal.

 

Please remember to follow the Irving dress code when putting together your outfits. We will have our canned food drive during Spirit Week. So get your spirit on for Irving.

 

Math Lab will be in Mrs. Hunter’s Room 306 after school on Wednesday.

 

Thanks Aardvarks from UNICEF!!!! This year we raised $403.38 – that is fantastic. Shout outs go to; Mr. Hirt and his 7th grade math students who raised the majority of this amount -even collecting money on their own time, to team 6C with 100% participation, Mr. Buckner’s class whose box contained only currency, but really to all of us who did some good with pennies in only 5 days.

 

PROJECT WARMTH:

Students and Staff are encouraged to donate the items listed below for Project Warmth. Project Warmth is a cold-weather clothing drive to help people stay warm through the harsh Nebraska winters. For each item donated Irving students will receive 5 minutes of Community Services hours for our ICOR Fund- Raiser.

 

ITEMS NEEDED:

Coats (any size)       Socks          Blankets       Scarves        Gloves

 

These items will be distributed to Lincoln’s homeless community on November 23rd at 913 O Street from 10am-2pm. Any student interested in volunteering to help that day, please sign up on the Project Warmth Sheet outside the Main Office.

 

Thank you to everyone who submitted addresses for the ICOR project. We received lots last week, thanks to the classroom challenge. Mr. Robb’s eighth grade vocal music class was tops 151 addresses, an average of 3.4 per student. Congratulations to them and everyone receiving a yellow piece of pie!

 

If you still have addresses to turn in, please put them in the ICOR box in the office as soon as possible.

 

This week’s classroom challenge is to have an average of 1.5 community service hours per student in your first period class. Every item you donate to the food drive or Project Warmth counts as 5-minutes of community service, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity!

 

This week’s timecard drawings will be for a $10 Target gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault. Turn your timecard in to your first period teacher or the ICOR box in the office by 3:00 p.m. on Friday to be eligible.

The winners of last week’s $10 Apple gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault will be announced on Wednesday.

November 10, 2014

Show your spirit for reading during Spirit week. Please make a plan to bring your overdue library books back to the library and pick up a fresh book this week!

Irving Chimney Swift Club Members. Due to a scheduling conflict we will now meet in room 312 on the second Thursday of each month. Please plan to meet this Thursday, November 13 from 3:10 – 4:00 to learn more about migration of birds. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Ellenberger.

 

There will be no after school activities at Irving Rec. Center Tuesday, November 11. The rec. center will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

 

Students who are interested in Irving Rec. Center’s after school basketball camp for sixth grade girls should attend a brief information meeting at the rec. center Wednesday, November 12 at 3:15.

 

SPIRIT WEEK

Mon., Nov 10, is DECADE DAY. Dress in the latest fashion from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, & so on

Tues., Nov. 11 is TWINNING DAY. Find a friend and wear the same clothing.

Wed., Nov. 12, WACKY WEDNESDAY. Dress in funky mismatched clothing.

Thur., Nov. 13, THEATRICAL THURSDAY. Dress as your favorite character from a book, TV

show or movie

Fri., Nov. 14, FORMAL FRIDAY. Put on your best dress, tie, or anything formal.

 

Please remember to follow the Irving dress code when putting together your outfits. We will have our canned food drive during Spirit Week. So get your spirit on for Irving.

 

Math Lab will be in Mrs. Hunter’s Room 306 after school on Wednesday.

 

Thanks Aardvarks from UNICEF!!!! This year we raised $403.38 – that is fantastic. Shout outs go to; Mr. Hirt and his 7th grade math students who raised the majority of this amount -even collecting money on their own time, to team 6C with 100% participation, Mr. Buckner’s class whose box contained only currency, but really to all of us who did some good with pennies in only 5 days.

 

November 7, 2014

Spirit Week starts today, November 7. It is Red, White, & Blue Aardvark Day. Sixth graders are asked to wear red, seventh graders are asked to wear white, and eighth graders are asked to wear blue.

 

Be on the lookout at lunch recess for a marked “Walk and Talk” path. Six laps around the path is one mile. Soon to come will be a competition between 6th, 7th, and 8th grades to see which grade can walk the most miles. Also, if you have participated in Fuel Up to Play 60 in elementary school in the past and are interested in participating again, please give one of the wonderful ladies in the office your name.

 

ICOR raffle winners are:

-Emily Price and her family won the family challenge raffle for a pie-themed gift basket.

-Isaac Rippeteau won the weekly timecard raffle for a $10 gift card to South Pointe.

-Ryan Weyers won the weekly timecard raffle for 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault.

-Mrs. Green won the weekly teachers raffle for a pie certificate.

 

Show your spirit for reading during Spirit week. Please make a plan to bring your overdue library books back to the library and pick up a fresh book this week!

Irving Chimney Swift Club Members. Due to a scheduling conflict we will now meet in room 312 on the second Thursday of each month. Please plan to meet this Thursday, November 13 from 3:10 – 4:00 to learn more about migration of birds. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Hughes or Mrs. Ellenberger.

 

There will be no after school activities at Irving Rec. Center Tuesday, November 11. The rec. center will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

Students who are interested in Irving Rec. Center’s after school basketball camp for sixth grade girls should attend a brief information meeting at the rec. center Wednesday, November 12 at 3:15.

 

November 6, 2014

Students, in order for your lock to be locked after you open it and then close it, you MUST turn the dial on your lock off the last number of your combination. If you do not do this, your lock will unlock if anyone pulls on it. So remember to turn it off the last number after you close the lock. Also, as always, do NOT give your combinations to anyone. The lock is for you only.

 

There will be NO Math Counts today, November 6th, but we will meet the two following Thursdays, November 13th and 20th. You can still join if you are interested.

 

High School Information Night for 8th Graders will be held from 6:30-7:30 pm tonight, November 6th at Lincoln High School auditorium. Speakers will give information about the process of selecting a high school, LPS Focus Programs, the International Baccalaureate Program at Lincoln High, The Career Academy, Learn to Dream Scholarship Program, and Education Quest.

 

Spirit Week starts on Friday, November 7. It is Red, White, & Blue Aardvark Day. Sixth graders are asked to wear red, seventh graders are asked to wear white, and eighth graders are asked to wear blue.

 

There are many ICOR activities this week, remember to show up for the activities you signed up for.

 

Be on the lookout at lunch recess for a marked “Walk and Talk” path. Six laps around the path is one mile. Soon to come will be a competition between 6th, 7th, and 8th grades to see which grade can walk the most miles. Also, if you have participated in Fuel Up to Play 60 in elementary school in the past and are interested in participating again, please give one of the wonderful ladies in the office your name.

 

ICOR raffle winners are:

-Emily Price and her family won the family challenge raffle for a pie-themed gift basket.

-Isaac Rippeteau won the weekly timecard raffle for a $10 gift card to South Pointe.

-Ryan Weyers won the weekly timecard raffle for 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault.

-Mrs. Green won the weekly teachers raffle for a pie certificate.

November 5, 2014

Students, in order for your lock to be locked after you open it and then close it, you MUST turn the dial on your lock off the last number of your combination. If you do not do this, your lock will unlock if anyone pulls on it. So remember to turn it off the last number after you close the lock. Also, as always, do NOT give your combinations to anyone. The lock is for you only.

 

There will be NO Math Counts this Thursday, November 6th, but we will meet the two following Thursdays, November 13th and 20th. You can still join if you are interested.

 

High School Information Night for 8th Graders will be held from 6:30-7:30 pm on Thursday, November 6th at Lincoln High School auditorium. Speakers will give information about the process of selecting a high school, LPS Focus Programs, the International Baccalaureate Program at Lincoln High, The Career Academy, Learn to Dream Scholarship Program, and Education Quest.

 

Spirit Week starts on Friday, November 7. It is Red, White, & Blue Aardvark Day. Sixth graders are asked to wear red, seventh graders are asked to wear white, and eighth graders are asked to wear blue.

 

There are many ICOR activities this week, remember to show up for the activities you signed up for.

 

Math Lab will be in Mrs. Hunter’s Room 306 after school today.

 

Be on the lookout at lunch recess for a marked “Walk and Talk” path. Six laps around the path is one mile. Soon to come will be a competition between 6th, 7th, and 8th grades to see which grade can walk the most miles. Also, if you have participated in Fuel Up to Play 60 in elementary school in the past and are interested in participating again, please give one of the wonderful ladies in the office your name.

 

 

This week’s ICOR classroom challenge is to have an average of two or more names and addresses of potential sponsors per student in your first period class. (Those that have already been turned in count toward this.) Turn them in to the office and get your prize. Thank you to those students who turned in ICOR family challenge forms. The drawing for the family gift basket will be held on Wednesday. The drawings with last week’s timecards will also be held on Wednesday. Please turn your ICOR timecards in to your first period teacher by Friday to be entered in this week’s prize drawings for a $10 Apple gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault.

 

Thank you to those students who turned in ICOR art contest entries. There were 134 entries between the six categories, and the winners are:

Birthday Category – First Place: Kinsey Knorr, Second Place: Avery Bowman, Third Place: Maxine Parry, Honorable Mentions: Sarah Paw and Maria Garcia

Christmas/Winter Holidays Category – First Place: Joslin McCallister, Second Place: Aaden Maxson, Third Place: Lanie Schlueter, Honorable Mentions: Levia Coy and Noah Harris

Encouragement Category – First Place: Celia Walters, Second Place: Kinsey Knorr, Third Place: Christyna Nguyen, Honorable Mentions: Nella Maynard and Avery Bowman

Get Well Soon Category – First Place: Serina Kendrick, Second Place: Maxine Parry, Third Place: Jordan Moore, Honorable Mentions: Brayan Romero de la Concha and Stephanie Moreira and Kelsey Davenport

Thank You (General) Category – First Place: Christyna Nguyen, Second Place: Evija Lipins, Third Place: Avery Bowman, Honorable Mentions: Anika James and Jason Faries

Thank You (Patriotic) Category – First Place: Pablo Souto, Second Place: Nico Sepahpur, Third Place: Nella Maynard, Honorable Mentions: Megan Walker and Celisa Phillips

The winners will be contacted about prize money and certificates later this week.

 

November 4, 2014

Students, in order for your lock to be locked after you open it and then close it, you MUST turn the dial on your lock off the last number of your combination. If you do not do this, your lock will unlock if anyone pulls on it. So remember to turn it off the last number after you close the lock. Also, as always, do NOT give your combinations to anyone. The lock is for you only.

 

There will be NO Math Counts this Thursday, November 6th, but we will meet the two following Thursdays, November 13th and 20th. You can still join if you are interested.

 

High School Information Night for 8th Graders will be held from 6:30-7:30 pm on Thursday, November 6th at Lincoln High School auditorium. Speakers will give information about the process of selecting a high school, LPS Focus Programs, the International Baccalaureate Program at Lincoln High, The Career Academy, Learn to Dream Scholarship Program, and Education Quest.

 

Spirit Week starts on Friday, November 7. It is Red, White, & Blue Aardvark Day. Sixth graders are asked to wear red, seventh graders are asked to wear white, and eighth graders are asked to wear blue.

 

There are many ICOR activities this week, remember to show up for the activities you signed up for.

 

Math Lab will be in Mrs. Hunter’s Room 306 after school on Wednesday.

 

Be on the lookout at lunch recess for a marked “Walk and Talk” path. Six laps around the path is one mile. Soon to come will be a competition between 6th, 7th, and 8th grades to see which grade can walk the most miles. Also, if you have participated in Fuel Up to Play 60 in elementary school in the past and are interested in participating again, please give one of the wonderful ladies in the office your name.

 

THERE WILL BE NO AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AFTER SCHOOL TODAY DUE TO ELECTION DAY.

 

 

This week’s ICOR classroom challenge is to have an average of two or more names and addresses of potential sponsors per student in your first period class. (Those that have already been turned in count toward this.) Turn them in to the office and get your prize. Thank you to those students who turned in ICOR family challenge forms. The drawing for the family gift basket will be held on Wednesday. The drawings with last week’s timecards will also be held on Wednesday. Please turn your ICOR timecards in to your first period teacher by Friday to be entered in this week’s prize drawings for a $10 Apple gift card and 30-seconds in the inflatable money vault.

 

Thank you to those students who turned in ICOR art contest entries. There were 134 entries between the six categories, and the winners are:

Birthday Category – First Place: Kinsey Knorr, Second Place: Avery Bowman, Third Place: Maxine Parry, Honorable Mentions: Sarah Paw and Maria Garcia

Christmas/Winter Holidays Category – First Place: Joslin McCallister, Second Place: Aaden Maxson, Third Place: Lanie Schlueter, Honorable Mentions: Levia Coy and Noah Harris

Encouragement Category – First Place: Celia Walters, Second Place: Kinsey Knorr, Third Place: Christyna Nguyen, Honorable Mentions: Nella Maynard and Avery Bowman

Get Well Soon Category – First Place: Serina Kendrick, Second Place: Maxine Parry, Third Place: Jordan Moore, Honorable Mentions: Brayan Romero de la Concha and Stephanie Moreira and Kelsey Davenport

Thank You (General) Category – First Place: Christyna Nguyen, Second Place: Evija Lipins, Third Place: Avery Bowman, Honorable Mentions: Anika James and Jason Faries

Thank You (Patriotic) Category – First Place: Pablo Souto, Second Place: Nico Sepahpur, Third Place: Nella Maynard, Honorable Mentions: Megan Walker and Celisa Phillips

The winners will be contacted about prize money and certificates later this week.