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Daily Announcements
Daily Announcements
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fri., Dec. 6th, 2019

Lunch for today: 1st choice
: Grill Chicken, 2nd choice: BBQ Pork, Roasted Squash, Romaine Salad, Pears, Dinner Roll,  Milk

Concessions:  Junior Class:  Please remember that you have concessions tonight.  
Thursday's winner of $100 in the Ithaca Band Parent's Calendar Raffle was Dale Tydrich of Cazenovia with ticket #319. 
Softball girls, please come and see Mrs. Boland about the Softball Camp.

Any middle school students who did not take the Spelling Bee qualification test please meet in the LMC TODAY, Friday to take it.  Any questions, see Mrs. Plonka

There will be a Sources of Strength meeting today during Attack time in the Multi-Purpose Room.

High school students who are interested in joining our forensics team should meet on Tuesday, December 10, during attack time.  The meeting will be in Mr. Lange's room, number 106. 

Basketball Open Gym for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls.  Old Gym, this Sunday, December 8th from 6-7:30 pm. Come and work on your shooting. Pass the word.
There will be a football booster club meeting at 6:00 on Tuesday December 10 in the commons. 

This Friday from 4:00-7:30 pm, let the Horse Club make supper for you--tacos!!  Walking tacos, taco salad or soft shell tacos--$5.  Proceeds for scholarships and entry fees.  Plan to attend!!

Many of you have heard of Ada James house, a shelter in Richland Center for women and children.  But do you know who Ada James was?  Do you know how important  she was for the right of women to vote?  The Community Players theatre is presenting Memories of Ada James this week only at the Richland Center Auditorium.  Tickets are $5 per person at the door only.  We have several students and staff involved in this play and they would love to see your support as well as learn the history of Ada James.  Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at 7 pm and Sunday at 4 pm.

Ithaca students are wishing Evelyn Kohlman a happy 95th birthday by making birthday cards. She graduated from Ithaca in 1942 and donates tons of school supplies for our students and teachers every year. Mrs. Steinmetz and Mrs. Dickey will help you in the multipurpose room in the morning to make the birthday cards. Thank you for repaying Mrs. Kohlman's kindness!

There will be a Safesitter Class held at the Richland Hospital Monday, December 30th from 9:00am-3:30pm.  This class is designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.  If interested, you must pre-register and pay by December 12th.  Please see Ms. Bevan for fee and registration information. 

The National Honor Society is sponsoring a family again this year. The family is a former Ithaca family with two children. The daughter was diagnosed with cancer. Please sign up under the tree in the commons to donate items that will help them. There is a special need for gift cards and gas cards. Bring the items to Mrs.Wontor in room 310 by Friday, December 13th. Thank you for supporting this family.

The PTSO Gingerbread House Family Fun Night is back!  Join us tonight in the Commons starting at 5 PM to build a gingerbread house!  Frosting, graham crackers and milk cartons will be provided; all you have to bring is a base like cardboard or a cookie sheet, candy decorations, and your imagination!  Free hot cocoa will be served as well.  First, second, and third place houses will receive prizes!  Hope to see you then!

Looking for a gift for that “hard to buy for” person?
Consider purchasing a personalized brick from That’s My Brick. Bricks are once again being sold to help fund the student patio, to add features to the playground, and to beautify the school grounds.  
Anyone can purchase a brick, for just about any reason:  Class spirit,  graduation, memorials, groups, clubs, advertisement, family pride/heritage...
Orders can be placed at Order deadline date is Dec 20, 2019.
Questions?  Contact Jenna Wipperfurth at Ithaca Schools 585-2311 or

Word of the Day: Ethereal [e·the·re·al] adj. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; intangible. “Her fragrance lingered in the room, an ethereal reminder of her presence.” 2. Highly refined; delicate. “Ethereal beauty.”

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