The Ithaca Community is so proud of our students! As we near graduation, we are also proud to showcase our seniors. Congratulations to them and all they have achieved. Your future is so bright! We continue to shine the spotlight on the Ithaca High School Senior Class of 2022 by celebrating more of our students. Well done and congratulations today to Cortez Kleinsasser, Kyannah Koch, and Max Koch. May your hard work continue to bring you wonderful things.
about 7 hours ago, Ithaca Schools
Cortez Kleinsasser, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Kyannah Koch, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Max Koch, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 23rd, 2022 Today is a Day 2 Lunch for today: First Choice- BBQ Sandwich, Second Choice- Fish Sticks, Baked Beans, Baked Chips, Mandarin Oranges, Milk Please release the High School Track team at 1:00 today. The bus will leave at 1:15. There will be a middle school FFA meeting today, at ATTACK time in the Ag room. Please attend if you plan on being in FFA next year. Please come out and support the Ithaca Archery Club when we host a Culvers share night in Richland Center on Wednesday, May 25th from 4 pm to 8pm. Not sure what to do this summer? Ithaca students of all ages are invited to come to auditions for Gilligan's Island. The show will include commercials acted out on stage for local businesses. Many parts are available. Auditions will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday May 24 and Wednesday May 25 in the City Auditorium, 182 North Central Avenue in Richland Center. Everyone is welcome." FFA chapter officer applications are due June 3rd, no exceptions. Applications can be found in the ag room. Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for ourshirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31 in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. Hanging baskets and deck pots still available in the greenhouse for $25. The pots are big and beautiful and in a wide variety of colors and flowers. Help support the Ithaca FFA and get mom and grandma a plant she will enjoy all summer. Or get one for yourself! The Ithaca PTSO has Bulldog trucker caps and ponytail trucker caps back in stock for $17 each. We also have beanie stocking caps in black and gray for $12. Check out the Ithaca PTSO website at www.IthacaPTSO.org under Spirit Sales to see pictures of the caps. Email the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com to arrange to buy one today! Ithaca's Library is offering the Summer Check-Out program again this year. Students who sign up will be able to check out up to 12 books to take home and keep over the summer for reading. Summer Check Out books must be brought back to the Library during Open House, or during the first week of school in September. To participate, students need a guardian-signed permission form that you can pick up in the Library. Please return the form by May 27th to check out your summer reading books. Happy reading! It's May and the Library needs your help. Please stop by the Library and check to see if you have library books checked out. If you do, please bring the books back to the Library before summer break. Thank you for helping us get all the Library books returned. As an FCCLA project Katarina Weitzel is planning to refurbish used sweaters and blankets to create mittens and scarves for people in need in surrounding areas. To help her out with this project she would greatly appreciate it if you would consider donating old and unwanted sweaters and blankets. If you wish to donate any of these items you can either give them directly to Katarina or take them to Ms.Stocks’s room. This Day in History: Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde On May 23, 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, Louisiana. Word of the Day: Mercurial mer-KYUR-ee-ul adjective Mercurial means "changing often" or "characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood." It can also mean "having qualities of eloquence, ingenuity, or thievishness attributed to the god Mercury or to the influence of the planet Mercury." The boss has a mercurial temperament when at jobsites but she was relaxed and happy at the company picnic. Birthdays: Elementary—Annalynn Webster H.S./M.S.-none
about 14 hours ago, Ithaca Schools
The Ithaca High School Senior Class of 2022 is excitedly looking toward the last days of high school. We congratulate them for all they have done and all they seek to accomplish. Today we are happy to shine our spotlight on seniors Adam Kepler, Ty Kershner, and Nicholas King. Congratulations to you and all our seniors!
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Adam Kepler, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Ty Kershner, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Nicholas King, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
A special night for our friend, Ben Huebsch! Ben attended last night's JV baseball game and was able to throw out the first pitch. This was an emotional night for him and his family, as well as most in attendance. A special thank you to the Iowa-Grant team as at the conclusion of the game, they all greeted Ben. Ben and his family are so grateful to all who made last night possible, and they thank all who have and continue to support them in so many ways.
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ben readies for his pitch
Ben throws out the first pitch
Ben takes the field
Ithaca's School Library was able to provide one free book from Scholastic to all students in elementary school to take home and keep for summer reading through two generous grants provided by Deb Fargen and the Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Our students were enthusiastic to choose their book, and many began reading their book immediately. Special thanks to Deb Fargen and the Lambda Chapter for making this experience possible for our students!
3 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ithaca students receive free books from generous grants
May 20th, 2022 Today is a Day 1 Lunch for today: First Choice- Pizza Burger, Second Choice- Parmesan Chicken, Corn, Pears, Dinner Roll, Milk Please release the Varsity Baseball and Softball teams at 3:15 today. The bus will leave at 3:30. Please release the football team at 1:15 today to go to the old gym to get their jerseys to wear at the wake. High school student council will meet today during Attack in Ms Sprecher room Attention FCA students… anyone interested in attending FCA Sports Camp this summer (June 28- July 1st) please see Mrs. Kershner (Monday) to register. Visit our FCA Facebook page for more information and please contact Mrs Kershner about any questions you may have. 4K-5th grade students participating in the Bounce House at the Birthday Bash on Monday, May 23 Please bring a pair of socks. Please come out and support the Ithaca Archery Club when we host a Culvers share night in Richland Center on Wednesday, May 25th from 4 pm to 8pm. Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for our shirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31 in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. There will be a popcorn sale this Friday, May 20. It will be the last popcorn Friday of the school year. Cost is 50 cents a bag, limit 2 bags per student please. Proceeds this week will go to the 3rd grade class. Middle school students we will sell in your hallway by the elementary doors during your breakfast. High school we will sell in the hallway by the vending machine during your breakfast. Hanging baskets and deck pots still available in the greenhouse for $25. The pots are big and beautiful and in a wide variety of colors and flowers. Help support the Ithaca FFA and get mom and grandma a plant she will enjoy all summer. Or get one for yourself! The Ithaca PTSO has Bulldog trucker caps and ponytail trucker caps back in stock for $17 each. We also have beanie stocking caps in black and gray for $12. Check out the Ithaca PTSO website at www.IthacaPTSO.org under Spirit Sales to see pictures of the caps. Email the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com to arrange to buy one today! Ithaca's Library is offering the Summer Check-Out program again this year. Students who sign up will be able to check out up to 12 books to take home and keep over the summer for reading. Summer Check Out books must be brought back to the Library during Open House, or during the first week of school in September. To participate, students need a guardian-signed permission form that you can pick up in the Library. Please return the form by May 27th to check out your summer reading books. Happy reading! It's May and the Library needs your help. Please stop by the Library and check to see if you have library books checked out. If you do, please bring the books back to the Library before summer break. Thank you for helping us get all the Library books returned. As an FCCLA project Katarina Weitzel is planning to refurbish used sweaters and blankets to create mittens and scarves for people in need in surrounding areas. To help her out with this project she would greatly appreciate it if you would consider donating old and unwanted sweaters and blankets. If you wish to donate any of these items, you can either give them directly to Katarina or take them to Ms. Stocks’s room. This Day in History: Charles Lindbergh takes off across the Atlantic in the Spirit of St. Louis t 7:52 a.m., American aviator Charles A. Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island, New York, on the world’s first solo, nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean and the first ever nonstop flight between New York to Paris. Word of the Day: Ad hoc AD-HOCK adjective Ad hoc means "concerned with a particular end or purpose" or "formed or used for specific or immediate problems or needs."An ad hoc committee was formed to investigate the matter. Birthdays: Elementary—On Sunday, Emmett Miller H.S./M.S.—On Saturday, Elise Newkirk, Jedidiah Scallon, Rebekah Weitzel, and Taygan Ryan
4 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Our seniors are nearing the end of their time at Ithaca High School. We are so proud of the hard work they have shown to achieve their successes. Congratulations to the Ithaca High School Senior Class of 2022! The spotlight shines today on seniors Devon Hisel, Parker Hisel, and Chase Keller. Good luck to them and all our seniors as they take the memories and learning from Ithaca with them into their future!
4 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Devon Hisel, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Parker Hisel, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Chase Keller, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
May 19th, 2022 Today is a Day 2 Lunch for today: First Choice- Crack Chicken Sandwich, Second Choice- Hot Dog, Cheesy Potatoes, Mixed Fruit, Fresh Fruit, Milk Please release the Varsity Softball team at 3:00 today. The bus will leave at 3:15. High school student council will meet on Friday during Attack in Ms Sprecher room Please come out and support the Ithaca Archery Club when we host a Culvers share night in Richland Center on Wednesday, May 25th from 4 pm to 8pm. Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for our shirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31 in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. There will be a popcorn sale this Friday, May 20. It will be the last popcorn Friday of the school year. Cost is 50 cents a bag, limit 2 bags per student please. Proceeds this week will go to the 3rd grade class. Middle school students we will sell in your hallway by the elementary doors during your breakfast. High school we will sell in the hallway by the vending machine during your breakfast. Hanging baskets and deck pots still available in the greenhouse for $25. The pots are big and beautiful and in a wide variety of colors and flowers. Help support the Ithaca FFA and get mom and grandma a plant she will enjoy all summer. Or get one for yourself! The Ithaca PTSO has Bulldog trucker caps and ponytail trucker caps back in stock for $17 each. We also have beanie stocking caps in black and gray for $12. Check out the Ithaca PTSO website at www.IthacaPTSO.org under Spirit Sales to see pictures of the caps. Email the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com to arrange to buy one today! Ithaca's Library is offering the Summer Check-Out program again this year. Students who sign up will be able to check out up to 12 books to take home and keep over the summer for reading. Summer Check Out books must be brought back to the Library during Open House, or during the first week of school in September. To participate, students need a guardian-signed permission form that you can pick up in the Library. Please return the form by May 27th to check out your summer reading books. Happy reading! It's May and the Library needs your help. Please stop by the Library and check to see if you have library books checked out. If you do, please bring the books back to the Library before summer break. Thank you for helping us get all the Library books returned. The BOGO, Buy-One-Get-One 50% Off, Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school May 16-19. For each book you buy, you are able to purchase an additional book of equal or less value for 50% off. Come to the BOGO Scholastic Book Fair to stock up on books for summer reading. As an FCCLA project Katarina Weitzel is planning to refurbish used sweaters and blankets to create mittens and scarves for people in need in surrounding areas. To help her out with this project she would greatly appreciate it if you would consider donating old and unwanted sweaters and blankets. If you wish to donate any of these items you can either give them directly to Katarina or take them to Ms.Stocks’s room. This Day in History: EgyptAir flight 804 disappears over the Mediterranean Sea On May 19, 2016, 66 passengers and crew flying from Cairo to Paris on EgyptAir flight 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea.It took a month to find the wreckage. At first the flight was thought to be a casualty of terrorism, but the true cause was revealed the next year. After debate and investigation, French authorities discredited the Egyptian claim that explosive materials were found in the remains, and that a fire had caused the plane to go down. Word of the Day: Kibosh KYE-bosh noun Kibosh refers to something that serves as a check or stop. It is usually used in the phrase "put the kibosh on."The rain put the kibosh on the Fourth of July fireworks display. Birthdays: Elementary—none H.S./M.S.— none
5 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Menu change for tomorrow, May 19th! Crack Chicken Sandwich or Hot Dog, Cheesy Potatoes, Mixed Fruit, Fresh Fruit, and milk.
5 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Today we continue to congratulate our Ithaca High School Seniors as they near their graduation ceremony. Your families and community are proud of your accomplishments as Bulldogs and are excited to see what adventures lie in your futures. Our senior spotlight today is on Trent Franzen, Brianna Granger, and Brooklynn Granger. We wish you well in whatever your futures hold!
5 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Trent Franzen, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Brianna Granger, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Brookynn Granger, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
The Ithaca/Weston Track & Field Team competed Tuesday at the 2022 Ridge & Valley Conference Meet. Our team had numerous personal bests in several events. The Girls and Boys teams both gave 110% and finished 2nd place. The girls 4x800m relay team set a New Ridge & Valley Conference Meet Record. The relay team of Kaylee Miller, Emma Coy, Tierney Powell, and Kaylee Peterson ran a 10min 38.90s race. The previous record was held by North Crawford in 1995 with a 10:47.00. Kaylee Peterson set a new meet record in the 400m race with a time of 59.79s breaking the previous record of 59.91s held by Diedra Faber of Ithaca set in 2000. Caleb Marchwick set a new school record in discus with a throw of 148feet 6inches. The previous record was held by John Jones with a 147'7" throw in 1975. Results are on Accuracetiming. Congratulations to the entire team on their outstanding efforts.
5 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ithaca/Weston 2022 Track and Field team
Ithaca/Weston Girls 3200m relay team breaks Ridge and Valley Conference Track and Field Meet record
Kaylee Peterson sets Ridge and Valley Conference Track Meet record in 400m
Caleb Marchwick sets new school record in discus
TODAY is the FREE Family Tech Talk Zoom program starting tonight at 8 PM. It will last about 75 minutes with a Q&A session. To attend this FREE event, go to bit.ly/InternetSafetyZoom. For more information visit the Ithaca PTSO website: www.IthacaPTSO.org and click on Events.
5 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Family Tech Talk meeting sponsored by Ithaca PTSO
ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 18th, 2022 Today is a Day 1 Lunch for today: First Choice- BBQ Pork Sandwich, Second Choice- Hot Dog, Baked Beans Coleslaw, Apple Slices, Dessert, Milk. There will an Archery Club meeting today during ATTACK in Mr. Klang's Room. Seniors- for those of you participating in the baccalaureate service on May 25. There will be a couple gatherings prior to go over songs. Please try to attend Thursday May 19 at 7:30am. We will meet in Mrs. Niemeyer’s choir room. This will be fun and great time together! Donuts and juice will be served! Hope to see you, Thank You! The Ithaca/Weston Track & Field Team competed Tuesday at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet. Our team had numerous personal bests in several events. The Girls & Boys teams both gave 110% and finished 2nd place. The girls 4x800 set a New R & V Meet Record. The relay team of Kaylee Miller, Emma Coy, Tierney Powell, and Kaylee Peterson ran a 10:38.90. This previous record was held by North Crawford in 1995 with a 10:47.00. Caleb Marchwick set a new school record in discus with a throw 148'06". The previous record was held by John Jones with 147'7" in 1975. Results are on Accuracetiming. Congratulations to the entire team on their outstanding efforts. The Ithaca PTSO in conjunction with Trend Micro and PTO Today are offering a FREE Family Tech Talk Zoom program on May 18 at 8 PM. To attend this FREE event, go to bit.ly/InternetSafetyZoom. For more information visit the Ithaca PTSO website: www.IthacaPTSO.org and click on Events. Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for our shirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31 in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. There will be a popcorn sale this Friday, May 20. It will be the last popcorn Friday of the school year. Cost is 50 cents a bag, limit 2 bags per student please. Proceeds this week will go to the 3rd grade class. Middle school students we will sell in your hallway by the elementary doors during your breakfast. High school we will sell in the hallway by the vending machine during your breakfast. Hanging baskets and deck pots still available in the greenhouse for $25. The pots are big and beautiful and in a wide variety of colors and flowers. Help support the Ithaca FFA and get mom and grandma a plant she will enjoy all summer. Or get one for yourself! The Ithaca PTSO has Bulldog trucker caps and ponytail trucker caps back in stock for $17 each. We also have beanie stocking caps in black and gray for $12. Check out the Ithaca PTSO website at www.IthacaPTSO.org under Spirit Sales to see pictures of the caps. Email the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com to arrange to buy one today! Ithaca's Library is offering the Summer Check-Out program again this year. Students who sign up will be able to check out up to 12 books to take home and keep over the summer for reading. Summer Check Out books must be brought back to the Library during Open House, or during the first week of school in September. To participate, students need a guardian-signed permission form that you can pick up in the Library. Please return the form by May 27th to check out your summer reading books. Happy reading! It's May and the Library needs your help. Please stop by the Library and check to see if you have library books checked out. If you do, please bring the books back to the Library before summer break. Thank you for helping us get all the Library books returned. The BOGO, Buy-One-Get-One 50% Off, Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school May 16-19. For each book you buy, you are able to purchase an additional book of equal or less value for 50% off. Come to the BOGO Scholastic Book Fair to stock up on books for summer reading. As an FCCLA project Katarina Weitzel is planning to refurbish used sweaters and blankets to create mittens and scarves for people in need in surrounding areas. To help her out with this project she would greatly appreciate it if you would consider donating old and unwanted sweaters and blankets. If you wish to donate any of these items, you can either give them directly to Katarina or take them to Ms. Stocks’s room. This Day in History: Mount St. Helens erupts At 8:32 a.m. PDT on May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens, a volcanic peak in southwestern Washington, suffers a massive eruption, killing 57 people and devastating some 210 square miles of wilderness. Word of the Day: Indoctrinate in-DAHK-truh-nayt verb Indoctrinate means "to teach (someone) to fully accept the ideas, opinions, and beliefs of a particular group and to not consider other ideas, opinions, and beliefs." The goal of the professor is to teach politics, rather than to indoctrinate students with a narrow set of political beliefs. Birthdays: Elementary—none H.S./M.S.— none
6 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ithaca Public Schools is looking to fill coaching positions in the Middle School Volleyball program. To apply or obtain information, call the district at 608/585-2311. Contact Brooke Hackl at brooke.hackl@ithaca.k12.wi.us or Athletic Director Zac Thome at thomzac@ithaca.k12.wi.us.
6 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Middle School Head and Assistant Volleyball coach position openings
Wonderful things await our graduating Bulldogs! To all our Ithaca High School Class of 2022, we congratulate you and wish you well. We are excited to see the great things your future holds. Today we shine our spotlight on Seniors Ira Coppernoll, Branden DeBeukelar, and Samantha DeBeukelar. Congratulations!
6 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Ira Coppernoll, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Branden DeBeukelar, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Samantha DeBeukelar, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for our shirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31st in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com.
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 17th, 2022 Today is a Day 2 Lunch for today: First Choice- Country Fried Beef Steak w/Country Gravy, Second Choice- Baked Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Peaches, Biscuit, Milk Great concert last night Ithaca choirs! Mrs. Niemeyer is so proud. Thanks for the good memories! Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for our shirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31 in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. There will an Archery Club meeting on Wednesday, May 18th during ATTACK in Mr. Klang's Room. There will be a popcorn sale this Friday, May 20. It will be the last popcorn Friday of the school year. Cost is 50 cents a bag, limit 2 bags per student please. Proceeds this week will go to the 3rd grade class. Middle school students we will sell in your hallway by the elementary doors during your breakfast. High school we will sell in the hallway by the vending machine during your breakfast. Hanging baskets and deck pots still available in the greenhouse for $25. The pots are big and beautiful and in a wide variety of colors and flowers. Help support the Ithaca FFA and get mom and grandma a plant she will enjoy all summer. Or get one for yourself! The Ithaca PTSO has Bulldog trucker caps and ponytail trucker caps back in stock for $17 each. We also have beanie stocking caps in black and gray for $12. Check out the Ithaca PTSO website at www.IthacaPTSO.org under Spirit Sales to see pictures of the caps. Email the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com to arrange to buy one today! The Ithaca PTSO in conjunction with Trend Micro and PTO Today are offering a FREE Family Tech Talk Zoom program on May 18 at 8 PM. To attend this FREE event, go to bit.ly/InternetSafetyZoom. For more information visit the Ithaca PTSO website: www.IthacaPTSO.org and click on Events. Ithaca's Library is offering the Summer Check-Out program again this year. Students who sign up will be able to check out up to 12 books to take home and keep over the summer for reading. Summer Check Out books must be brought back to the Library during Open House, or during the first week of school in September. To participate, students need a guardian-signed permission form that you can pick up in the Library. Please return the form by May 27th to check out your summer reading books. Happy reading! It's May and the Library needs your help. Please stop by the Library and check to see if you have library books checked out. If you do, please bring the books back to the Library before summer break. Thank you for helping us get all the Library books returned. The BOGO, Buy-One-Get-One 50% Off, Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school May 16-19. For each book you buy, you are able to purchase an additional book of equal or less value for 50% off. Come to the BOGO Scholastic Book Fair to stock up on books for summer reading. As an FCCLA project Katarina Weitzel is planning to refurbish used sweaters and blankets to create mittens and scarves for people in need in surrounding areas. To help her out with this project she would greatly appreciate it if you would consider donating old and unwanted sweaters and blankets. If you wish to donate any of these items, you can either give them directly to Katarina or take them to Ms. Stocks’s room. Birthdays: Elementary—none H.S./M.S.— none
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
It's almost graduation day and time to start honoring our Ithaca High School Senior Class of 2022. Such a short time to go before graduation, but these students have been working hard for quite some time to achieve this honor. Congratulations to all our Class of 2022! Today, we shine our spotlight on Anthony Bowe, Will Burnley, Benjamin Clary, and Haleigh Colson. We are so proud of you and all you have achieved. We wish you well in all your endeavors and look forward to seeing your successes.
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
Anthony Bowe, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Will Burnley, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Benjamin Clary, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
Haleigh Colson, Ithaca High School Class of 2022
With heavy hearts, Ithaca Public Schools shares the news of the passing of Coach Jim Harris. Coach Harris mentored Ithaca and Richland Center athletes for over 40 years and was inducted into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2019 as a recognition for his dedication and effort. Mr. Harris' wife, Kathy Harris was seen in the halls and library of Ithaca Public Schools for decades, and we send sincere condolences to her and their family on the loss of such a remarkable man. To leave a tribute for James "Jim" Harris or read about his services and obituary, please click this link. https://www.clarymemorialfuneralhome.com/obituaries/James-Jim-Harris-8/#!/Obituary
7 days ago, Ithaca Schools
ANNOUNCEMENTS: May 16th, 2022 Today is a Day 1 Lunch for today: First Choice- Chicken Smackers, Second Choice- BBQ Rib, Peas, Applesauce, Dinner Roll, Milk Attention Middle & High School students: The PTSO is asking for your help in designing the new logo for our shirt design for next school year! Please submit your ideas by May 31 in either the PTSO mailbox in the office or by email to IthacaPTSO@gmail.com. There will an Archery Club meeting on Wednesday, May 18th during ATTACK in Mr. Klang's Room. There will be a popcorn sale this Friday, May 20. It will be the last popcorn Friday of the school year. Cost is 50 cents a bag, limit 2 bags per student please. Proceeds this week will go to the 3rd grade class. Middle school students we will sell in your hallway by the elementary doors during your breakfast. High school we will sell in the hallway by the vending machine during your breakfast. Hanging baskets and deck pots still available in the greenhouse for $25. The pots are big and beautiful and in a wide variety of colors and flowers. Help support the Ithaca FFA and get mom and grandma a plant she will enjoy all summer. Or get one for yourself! The Ithaca PTSO has Bulldog trucker caps and ponytail trucker caps back in stock for $17 each. We also have beanie stocking caps in black and gray for $12. Check out the Ithaca PTSO website at www.IthacaPTSO.org under Spirit Sales to see pictures of the caps. Email the PTSO at IthacaPTSO@gmail.com to arrange to buy one today! The Ithaca PTSO in conjunction with Trend Micro and PTO Today are offering a FREE Family Tech Talk Zoom program on May 18 at 8 PM. To attend this FREE event, go to bit.ly/InternetSafetyZoom. For more information visit the Ithaca PTSO website: www.IthacaPTSO.org and click on Events. Ithaca's Library is offering the Summer Check-Out program again this year. Students who sign up will be able to check out up to 12 books to take home and keep over the summer for reading. Summer Check Out books must be brought back to the Library during Open House, or during the first week of school in September. To participate, students need a guardian-signed permission form that you can pick up in the Library. Please return the form by May 27th to check out your summer reading books. Happy reading! It's May and the Library needs your help. Please stop by the Library and check to see if you have library books checked out. If you do, please bring the books back to the Library before summer break. Thank you for helping us get all the Library books returned. The BOGO, Buy-One-Get-One 50% Off, Scholastic Book Fair will be at our school May 16-19. For each book you buy, you are able to purchase an additional book of equal or less value for 50% off. Come to the BOGO Scholastic Book Fair to stock up on books for summer reading. As an FCCLA project Katarina Weitzel is planning to refurbish used sweaters and blankets to create mittens and scarves for people in need in surrounding areas. To help her out with this project she would greatly appreciate it if you would consider donating old and unwanted sweaters and blankets. If you wish to donate any of these items, you can either give them directly to Katarina or take them to Ms. Stocks’s room. This Day in History: Basketball great, Magic Johnson, plays center as a rookie, wins championships On May 16, 1980, Los Angeles Lakers point guard Earvin “Magic” Johnson steps in for injured center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and scores 42 points, leading the Lakers to a four games-to-two series win over the Philadelphia 76ers for their first championship since 1972. Word of the Day Epithet EP-uh-thet noun An epithet is "a characterizing word or phrase that accompanies, or occurs in place of, the name of a person or thing" or "a disparaging or abusive word or phrase. Richard the First is frequently referred to by the epithet "Lionheart." Birthdays: Elementary—none H.S./M.S.— Emma Shannon
8 days ago, Ithaca Schools