Tues., Oct.22, 2019
Lunch for today: 1st choice, Cheeseburger, 2nd choice, Meatball Sub, Baked Beans, Peaches, Dessert, Milk
Seniors, if you need assistance in completing the FAFSA, there is a free workshop called "College Goal Wisconsin" taking place at the UW Platteville-Richland campus on Wednesday, October 23rd starting at 6:00pm. There is a list of the documents that you need to bring with you next to Ms. Bevan's door. You may also go to www.CollegeGoalWI.org for more details.
JV Volleyball Players please have your washed jerseys handed in to the office by Thurs., Oct. 24th. Coach Ghastin will be picking them up. Thank you.
Good luck to the Ithaca WIHA team as they compete at state competition this Friday thru Sunday. Trail and Ranch riding are Friday beginning at 3pm. Saturday and Sunday shows start at 8AM in the New Holland Pavilion by the Alliant Energy Center. Hope to see you there.
Red Ribbon Week is observed from October 23rd-October 31st. It is a celebration of healthy, drug-free choices and lifestyles.
Student council will meet on Tuesday during lunch in Ms. Sprecher's room. Bring your ideas for the haunted trail.
Art Club: Meeting Wednesday after school in the art room until 5pm.
Next Wednesday, October 30th, the Art Club will be hosting Share Night at Culver's from 4-8pm. Please come and support the Ithaca Art Club!
The Ithaca/RC Horse Club will be having a share night at Culver's this Wednesday night to help pay for the fees for going to state WIHA and for scholarships. Come out and support the group as they prepare to compete at state this weekend!
The first Game Club night will be Thursday, Oct 24 from after school until 5 PM. Meet in the Commons for a healthy snack and then we will go to the Multi Purpose Room. See you then!
Seniors and Freshmen: Dale and Jostens will be here on Thursday from 9:30-10 during attack time to take ring and cap and gown orders. Please have payments ready for any extra things you want to purchase other than your cap and gown. Caps and gowns are paid for by the class.
Please join us in welcoming Mike McNair, a former Richland Center High School guidance counselor turned author on Monday, October 28th. The Title 1 program is presenting a family literacy event beginning at 5:00 with a free dinner. His presentation will be from 5:30-6:30. For this literacy event, Mike will include the unprecedented way he became a writer along with discussing humorous selections from his memoir. His goal is to encourage students to pen their own stories. As McNair put it, "It's a crime to wait until you're almost 60 to begin writing." Each family attending will receive one of Mike's autographed books absolutely FREE, sponsored by the Title 1 Department and the Ithaca PTSO. If you plan to join us for the free meal, please sign up by Thursday, October 24.
There will be a popcorn sale this Friday, October 25. Cost is 50 cents a bag, limit 2 bags per student please. Proceeds this week will go to the 1st grade class. Middle and High School students: we will come around to the classrooms to sell at Attack time with teacher permission.
Reminder: Rural Route 1 popcorn order pickup is this Friday, Oct. 25 from after school until 8 PM and on Saturday Oct. 26th from 8 AM to Noon. If you are unable to pick up at this time please contact Jill Plonka or Karia Brown to arrange another time for pick up. Also, if you are available on Friday at 2 PM we are looking for people to assist in unloading and sorting orders and would greatly appreciate the help!
The PTSO's Trunk or Treat is back! This year it will be held up at the School Forest on Saturday, October 26 from 4 PM - 6 PM. The HS Student Council will be offering guided trail walks from 4-6 and from 6-7 PM Haunted Trail walks! This event is FREE and there will be prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place decorated trunks. Hot cider and cocoa will be available as well!
It's that time of year again elementary students! Please bring your boxtops, Village Hearth UPC codes, and Tyson labels in to your teacher to be counted! Please have all items in by Wednesday, October 23. The PTSO also has a collection bin outside the office for these items. We are also collecting toner, old cell phones and AA, AAA, C, D, and 9 Volt batteries to be recycled and these can be placed in labeled drawers in the same bin.
Word of the Day: fiduciary--adj
a : held or founded in trust or confidence
b : holding in trust
c : depending on public confidence for value or currency
fiduciary applies to any situation in which one person justifiably places confidence and trust in someone else and seeks that person's help or advice in some matter.