Gator Gazette

October 2020

Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events...


  • October 6 - Madison County Connected Night #2
  • October 8 - End of First Quarter
  • October 9 - Teacher Work Day (no school for students)
  • October 12, 13, 14 - Distance Learning Days (students learn/work from home)
  • October 15 - 16 - Fall Break for students and staff
  • October 20 - Report Cards
  • October 22 - IES Fall Fundraiser Kicks Off
  • October 27 - IES Title I Annual Meeting (virtual)
  • October 26-30 - Red Ribbon Week

Safety Reminder...

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT BRINGS A FACE MASK TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY!
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October 12 - 14 Distance Learning Schedule for Kindergarten, 1st, & 2nd Grades

Please follow the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday learning schedule on October 12, 13, and 14. More information about student expectations during these Distance Learning Days will be sent home with students this week.

October 12 - 14 Distance Learning Schedule for 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades

Please follow the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday learning schedule on October 12, 13, and 14. More information about student expectations during these Distance Learning Days will be sent home with students this week.

IES Annual Title I Meeting - October 27

Our Annual Title I Meeting will be virtual this year! We invite all parents and families to learn more about our Title I program, our school-wide plan, and how we spend our federal funds to support the learning of our Ila Gators! On October 27, a link to sign-in to the meeting and review the information will be shared with parents via IC ShoutPoint, Remind, and our school Facebook page.

Parent Communication Resources


  • IES has a Parent Resource Center (contact the office for needed resources)
  • Ila Elementary School web page: www.madison.k12.ga.us/ilaelementary
  • Madison County School District web page: www.madison.k12.ga.us
  • Be on the lookout each month for our Gator Gazette
  • Follow us on Facebook
  • Join our Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)
Setting up Parent Portal and Online Meal Payments

This link provides step by step directions on how to set up Parent Portal if you have not already done so. Parent Portal provides parents with instant access to your child's assignments, grades, and attendance, as well as add money to lunch accounts.