For anyone that missed any of the Final exams these last two days with an excused absence(s), our make-up time will begin at 11:00 am on Thursday. Students, please contact your individual teachers to reserve a time.
about 16 hours ago, Ithaca Schools
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 19th, 2022 Today is a Day 2 Lunch for today: First Choice - BBQ Pork Taco, Second Choice - Fish Sticks, Coleslaw, Pineapple, Dinner Roll, Dessert, Milk Reminder: High School teachers, please take your lunch count first hour. Band and Choir Students: During 2nd and 4th hours, the bands will rehearse during the first part of Finals and choir will rehearse the second part. Students- if you have any questions for the guidance office today, please email Ms. Bevan or Mrs. Kershner. Thank you. Seniors: There is a signup sheet in the office. Please sign your name the way you want it printed on your diploma. High School Students: If you are considering a 2nd semester student schedule change, please stop in the guidance office to make those changes. Seniors: Don't forget to keep working on your scholarship application packets. Also, don't forget to ask for any recommendation letters you might need and to complete those rating forms. Any questions please stop by the guidance office. Please note: we will have another Senior Scholarship prep night on Monday January 24th at 5:30 in Mrs. Burnley's room. Please sign up by the guidance office if you are interested in attending. Any questions please see Mrs. Kershner. High School FBLA members: Please complete the survey that Mrs. Burnley emailed to you on Monday, Jan. 17. We need to finalize the number of students who are attending the FBLA Regional Leadership Conference on Feb. 5 and your lunch selections if you are attending. Please complete the survey even if you are not attending RLC by 3:30 pm today. Thank you! The Middle School FFA will meet on January 24th at ATTACK in Ms. Sprecher's room. This weekend is the opening of the Community Players Theater production Murder at the Coppersmith Inn. Several of our staff and students are in the play, so don't miss your chance to see them! Shows are this weekend Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Next weekend Thursday through Saturday at 7pm. The PTSO is sponsoring a Free Ithaca Family and Friends Swim day on Sunday, February 6 from 1-4 PM at Symons Recreation Complex at UW-Richland. This event is free for all Ithaca students, adults and their friends and family members even if they don't go to Ithaca. For more details, go to the Ithaca PTSO Facebook page or contact the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. Hope to see you there! The Lions are collecting plastic bags at school. The collection bin is in the commons. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container. With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year. Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions? Contact an Ithaca Lion today. The MS Student Council is hosting a MS Movie Night for any Ithaca Middle School Students on February 4, 2022 in the Multipurpose Room. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. for the movie to start. Once the doors close no one will be allowed in or out. Plan to be picked up by 8 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The MS Student Council is holding their annual Valentine Gram fundraiser again this year. Sales will start next week, on January 20, and run through January 28. All orders forms must be turned in by the end of the day on January 28 to Mrs. Hilby. Orders for will be available starting next week, Elementary's sent home and MS/HS in the office or outside Room 204. If you are interested in ordering and don't have an order form or are unsure how, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Hilby at hilbsam@ithaca.k12.wi.us Payment is due upon ordering. Elementary--what is the temperature right now? How many more degrees until it's warm enough to go out? How many more degrees is it above (or below) our going-outside temperature? What time will we check the temperature for lunch recess? This Day in History: Edgar Allan Poe is born On January 19, 1809, poet, author and literary critic Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston, Massachusetts. By the time he was three years old, both of Poe’s parents had died, leaving him in the care of his godfather, John Allan, a wealthy tobacco merchant. After attending school in England, Poe entered the University of Virginia (UVA) in 1826. Word of the Day: Debilitating dih-BILL-uh-tay-ting adjective Debilitating means "causing serious impairment of strength or ability to function." The flu can be debilitating for several days. Elementary—None H.S./M.S.—None
about 24 hours ago, Ithaca Schools
The Ithaca School district will experience a planned power outage on Thursday January 20, 2022. The window for the outage will be from 7 AM until 10 AM. Ithaca Schools will not have staff in the building until after the 10 AM window closes. If this window shifts the day of the event, we will notify you. Thanks, Adam Hess.
2 days ago, Ithaca Schools
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 18th, 2022 Today is a Day 1 Lunch for today: First Choice - Hamburger Gravy, Second Choice - Chicken Strips, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies & Dip, Applesauce, Dinner Roll, Milk HS Band and Choir Students: During Finals today, the choir will rehearse the first half of class time and the band will rehearse the second half. The band students, who are not in choir, will go to the band room right away. Bring some work to do. Forensics students, you will have a team picture taken today during lunch. Please meet in the LMC right away. Arrive right away so we can get you back to lunch. The Ithaca Community is rallying behind the Huebsch family! Please join Ben's classmates as they host an evening of support at the Phoenix Center on Saturday, February 12th. Doors will open at 5:30pm. Several donations are being silent and live auctioned. A huge thank you to all the current commitments for donations! Anyone wishing to contribute other silent or live auction items may contact Mr. Greg Herbst, or Mrs. Juli Thompson. There are still tickets available for the TV raffle, and there is now a consolation prize! Lime Ridge Agri Supply has contributed $500 for a second prize winning ticket. Tickets will be available during tonight's boys basketball game at home versus North Crawford. Please excuse High School Wrestlers at 3:05 today for a meet at Riverdale. Seniors: There is a signup sheet in the office. Please sign your name the way you want it printed on your diploma. High School Students: If you are considering a 2nd semester student schedule change, please stop in the guidance office to make those changes. Seniors: Don't forget to keep working on your scholarship application packets. Also, don't forget to ask for any recommendation letters you might need and to complete those rating forms. Any questions please stop by the guidance office. Please note: we will have another Senior Scholarship prep night on Monday January 24th at 5:30 in Mrs. Burnley's room. Please sign up by the guidance office if you are interested in attending. Any questions please see Mrs. Kershner. High School FBLA members: Please complete the survey that Mrs. Burnley emailed to you on Monday, Jan. 17. We need to finalize the number of students who are attending the FBLA Regional Leadership Conference on Feb. 5 and your lunch selections if you are attending. Please complete the survey even if you are not attending RLC by 3:30 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Thank you! The Middle School FFA will meet on January 24th at ATTACK in Ms. Sprecher's room. This weekend is the opening of the Community Players Theater production Murder at the Coppersmith Inn. Several of our staff and students are in the play, so don't miss your chance to see them! Shows are this weekend Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Next weekend Thursday through Saturday at 7pm. The PTSO is sponsoring a Free Ithaca Family and Friends Swim Day on Sunday, February 6 from 1-4 PM at Symons Recreation Complex at UW-Richland. This event is free for all Ithaca students, adults and their friends and family members even if they don't go to Ithaca. For more details, go to the Ithaca PTSO Facebook page or contact the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. Hope to see you there! ATTENTION Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen: Please email Mrs. Burnley any candid pictures of your classmates that we can use in the yearbook on your class portraits pages. Seniors, the yearbook staff would especially appreciate "Through the Years Pictures." The Lions are collecting plastic bags at school. The collection bin is in the commons. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container. With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year. Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions? Contact an Ithaca Lion today. The MS Student Council is hosting a MS Movie Night for any Ithaca Middle School Students on February 4, 2022, in the Multipurpose Room. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. for the movie to start. Once the doors close no one will be allowed in or out. Plan to be picked up by 8 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The MS Student Council is holding their annual Valentine Gram fundraiser again this year. Sales will start next week, on January 20, and run through January 28. All orders forms must be turned in by the end of the day on January 28 to Mrs. Hilby. Orders for will be available starting next week, Elementary's sent home and MS/HS in the office or outside Room 204. If you are interested in ordering and don't have an order form or are unsure how, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Hilby at hilbsam@ithaca.k12.wi.us Payment is due upon ordering. Elementary--what is the temperature right now? How many more degrees until it's warm enough to go out? How many more degrees is it above (or below) our going-outside temperature? What time will we check the temperature for lunch recess? This Day in History: Post-World War I peace conference begins in Paris on January 18, 1919, in Paris, France, some of the most powerful people in the world meet to begin the long, complicated negotiations that would officially mark the end of the First World War. Word of the Day: Winsome WIN-sum adjective Winsome means "pleasing or cheerful." The interviewers all remarked on the candidate's winsome personality, which made her stand out among the other qualified job applicants. Elementary—None H.S./M.S.—None
2 days ago, Ithaca Schools
A meeting discussing future after school programming will be held via Zoom only tomorrow, January 18th, starting at 8:15am for roughly an hour. The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89247421069?pwd=NUtwK1ZZOW43d0laeWh1ODI3SHV0dz09 or call in to 312/626-6799. Meeting ID: 892 4742 1069 and Passcode: 780231
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Today our students in Careers class participated in a Mock Interview in which they were able to interview with members of our community to gain valuable interview practice and tips. A huge thank you to our participating Community members: Rob Richards, Dillon Louis, Jesse Adsit, Marty Richards, Sam Willson, and Chris Lechnir.
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Careers Class Mock Interviews
The Ithaca Lions are collecting plastic bags at school, and the collection bin is in the commons. Another collection location is at Neptune Enterprises by the horse trailer. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container. With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Ithaca Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year, and the Lions presented the bench to Ithaca Public Schools. Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions? Contact an Ithaca Lion today.
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ithaca Lions donate bench to school co-sponsored by Ithaca Volleyball Boosters
Jan. 17th, 2022 Today is a Day 2 Lunch for today: First Choice - Pizza Burger, Second Choice - Polish Sausage, Baked Beans, Peaches Dinner Roll, Milk The schedule today for Band and Choir is: 6th Grade - Band, 7th and 8th Grade - Choir, HS - Choir. Please dismiss the Middle School Wrestlers at 2:45 pm to leave for a tournament. Seniors: There is a signup sheet in the office. Please sign your name the way you want it printed on your diploma. TAs-plan to be in your assigned classroom the hours assigned during finals. The Middle School FFA will meet on January 24th at ATTACK in Ms.Sprecher's room. This weekend is the opening of the Community Players Theater production Murder at the Coppersmith Inn. Several of our staff and students are in the play, so don't miss your chance to see them! Shows are this weekend Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Next weekend Thursday through Saturday at 7pm. ATTENTION Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen: Please email Mrs. Burnley any candid pictures of your classmates that we can use in the yearbook on your class portraits pages. Seniors, the yearbook staff would especially appreciate "Through the Years Pictures". The Lions are collecting plastic bags at school. The collection bin is in the commons. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container. With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year. Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions? Contact an Ithaca Lion today. The MS Student Council is hosting a MS Movie Night for any Ithaca Middle School Students on February 4, 2022 in the Multipurpose Room. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. for the movie to start. Once the doors close no one will be allowed in or out. Plan to be picked up by 8 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The MS Student Council is holding their annual Valentine Gram fundraiser again this year. Sales will start next week, on January 20, and run through January 28. All orders forms must be turned in by the end of the day on January 28 to Mrs. Hilby. Orders for will be available starting next week, Elementary's sent home and MS/HS in the office or outside Room 204. If you are interested in ordering and don't have an order form or are unsure how, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Hilby at hilbsam@ithaca.k12.wi.us Payment is due upon ordering. Elementary--what is the temperature right now? How many more degrees until it's warm enough to go out? How many more degrees is it above (or below) our going-outside temperature? What time will we check the temperature for lunch recess? This Day in History: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader of the American civil rights movement in the 1050 and 1960s. Before his assassination in 1968, he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to use nonviolent resistance to achieve equality for African Americans. His efforts contributed to passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Word of the Day: Stola STOH-luh noun A stola is a long, draped robe worn by women of ancient Rome.The traditional garment worn by women in ancient Rome was the stola; men wore the corresponding toga. Elementary—today: Kannon Jones, Friday: Hayden Byrnes, on Sunday: Abigail Phillips-Durst H.S./M.S.—on Saturday: Mac Neefe, on Sunday: Jacob Manning Staff—on Sunday: Mrs. Behrens
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Due to the inclement weather last Friday that closed school, finals will NOT be held on Monday (tomorrow). An updated schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday finals will be announced to students at school on Monday. Monday, January 17th, will run as a normal schedule for all students.
4 days ago, Ithaca Schools
The Drive-By Parade for Ben Huebsch will NOT go on as planned for tomorrow. If there is a reschedule date we will pass that along, but as of now the Drive-By Parade for Ben Huebsch scheduled for tomorrow (Sunday) has been canceled. The organizers would like to thank all road crews and in particular Greg Olson for preparing the area roadways for the parade. Decorating the softball fence will still occur though! Meet to start at about 11am. If you would like to send Ben an e-card, please use the UW link https://www.uwhealth.org/onlineservices/greetingcards/.
5 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Drive-By Parade for Ben Huebsch postponed
Ithaca Freshman, Ben Huebsch has been able to be home for a few days as he prepares for his second round of treatment. We want to send him into his next round of battle feeling the love and support from his family, friends, and community. Sunday, January 16th there will be a drive-by parade starting at the Ithaca High School parking lot. Anyone wanting to decorate their vehicle can meet at the school parking lot at 10am. The parade will leave the school promptly at 11:00am. Decorating the softball field fence will be done before and after the parade, anyone is welcome to join help. Look for the Facebook event to receive updates as they arise.
6 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Drive-By Parade for Ben Huebsch on Sunday, January 16th at 11am
Ithaca Schools will be closed today, Friday, Jan 14, 2022, due to road conditions and weather. All school activities are cancelled for today. Ithaca Schools will be closed today, Friday, Jan 14, 2022, due to road conditions and weather. All school activities are cancelled for today.
6 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ithaca will have a two hour delay today, January 14, 2022
6 days ago, Julie R. Prouty
The MS Student Council is holding their annual Valentine Gram fundraiser again this year. Sales will start on January 20 and run through January 28. All order forms must be turned in by the end of the day on January 28 to Mrs. Hilby. Elementary students will be bringing order forms home next week, MS/HS students and anyone else can pick up an order form from the Office or outside room 204 starting next week. If you are interested in ordering and don't have an order form or are unsure how, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Hilby at hilbsam@ithaca.k12.wi.us. Payment is due upon ordering.
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
valentines
The MS Student Council is hosting a MS Movie Night for any Ithaca Middle School Students on February 4, 2022 in the Multipurpose Room. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. for the movie to start. Once the doors close no one will be allowed in or out. Plan to be picked up by 8 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be provided.
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
movie night
The Lions are collecting plastic bags at Ithaca school. The collection bin is in the commons. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container.  With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Ithaca Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year.  Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions? Contact an Ithaca Lion today.
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 13th, 2022 Today is a Day 1 Lunch for today: First Choice - Chicken Parmesan, Second Choice - Pizza, Winter Blend Vegetables, Applesauce, Dinner Roll, Milk The schedule today for Band and Choir is: 6th Grade - Choir, 7th and 8th Grade - Band, HS - Band. Junior Class: There will be a class meeting tomorrow, Friday, during Attack time in the Band room. Seniors: There is a signup sheet in the office. Please sign your name the way you want it printed on your diploma. HS student council will meet on Thursday, Jan. 13 during ATTACK in Ms. Sprecher's room. ATTENTION Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen: Please email Mrs. Burnley any candid pictures of your classmates that we can use in the yearbook on your class portraits pages. Seniors, the yearbook staff would especially appreciate "Through the Years Pictures". The Lions are collecting plastic bags at school. The collection bin is in the commons. Please help by saving your bags and putting them in the container. With the bags, the plastic is used to make benches. The Volleyball team sponsored one earlier this year. Do you have a group that would like to sponsor one through the Lions? Contact an Ithaca Lion today. The MS Student Council is hosting a MS Movie Night for any Ithaca Middle School Students on February 4, 2022 in the Multipurpose Room. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at 6:15 p.m. for the movie to start. Once the doors close no one will be allowed in or out. Plan to be picked up by 8 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The MS Student Council is holding their annual Valentine Gram fundraiser again this year. Sales will start next week, on January 20, and run through January 28. All orders forms must be turned in by the end of the day on January 28 to Mrs. Hilby. Orders for will be available starting next week, Elementary's sent home and MS/HS in the office or outside Room 204. If you are interested in ordering and don't have an order form or are unsure how, feel free to reach out to Mrs. Hilby at hilbsam@ithaca.k12.wi.us Payment is due upon ordering. Elementary--what is the temperature right now? How many more degrees until it's warm enough to go out? How many more degrees is it above (or below) our going-outside temperature? What time will we check the temperature for lunch recess? This Day in History: NCAA adopts controversial Proposition 48 On January 13, 1986, NCAA schools vote to adopt Proposition 48, a controversial regulation that mandates minimum high school grades and scores on standardized college entrance exames for student-athletes to participate in sports as freshmen. The proposition, which passes by a large margin, has a disproportional impact on Black male athletes. Word of the Day: Meritorious mair-uh-TOR-ee-us adjective Meritorious means "deserving of honor or esteem."At the gathering, the company's president expressed his gratitude to employees for their meritorious service. Elementary—None H.S./M.S.—None Staff—Ms. Chay Schmitt
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
With basketball season hitting full stride, we celebrate our Throwback Thursday with team pictures from 20 years ago. Enjoy!
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Boys Basketball team
girls basketball team
The Ithaca boy's basketball game scheduled for Thursday January 13 (tonight) has been rescheduled to Monday February 21
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Jan. 12th, 2022 Today is a Day 2 Lunch for today: First Choice - Cheeseburger, Second Choice - Brat, Baked Beans, Strawberries, Dessert, Milk The schedule today for Band and Choir is: 6th Grade - Band, 7th and 8th Grade - Choir, HS - Choir. Seniors: There is a signup sheet in the office. Please sign your name the way you want it printed on your diploma. Forensics students will meet during ATTACK time today in the LMC. All Juniors should go to their ACT prep instead of this meeting. This year's SnoBall's theme is Enchanted Forest/Northern Lights. It is on Saturday, Jan. 22 from 8-11 pm. If you are bringing a guest, please sign them up in the office today before the end of the day. Attention Youth Apprenticeship students. Please check your school email regarding an assignment that must be completed today. Any questions please see Mrs. Kershner. HS student council will meet on Thursday, Jan. 13 during ATTACK in Ms. Sprecher's room Elementary--what is the temperature right now? How many more degrees until it's warm enough to go out? How many more degrees is it above (or below) our going-outside temperature? What time will we check the temperature for lunch recess? This Day in History: Massive earthquake strikes Haiti On January 12, 2010, Haiti is devastated by a massive earthquake. It drew an outpouring of support from around the globe, but the small nation has yet to fully recover. Word of the Day: Stir-crazy STER-KRAY-zee adjective Stir-crazy means "distraught because of prolonged confinement." Guests at the ski lodge began going stir-crazy after Day 3 of being snowed in by the blizzard. Elementary—None H.S./M.S.—Elli Durst, Wesley Nelson
8 days ago, Ithaca Schools