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Inspiring the Adventure of Learning ... February 4

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Lending Library

The Lending Library Has Gone Mobile

The Lending Library has gone mobile! What does this mean? You will now order your lending library items online at https://www.icsinspirationstation.org/, then we will prepare your order and you can meet us at one of our park days to pick up your order. Please see our February Calendar.


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The Lending Library has a new helpline. You can call (626) 784-7993 or email lendinglibrary@inspireschools.org if you have any questions or need help regarding your order.

Please look for a weekly update on our FaceBook page. https://www.facebook.com/inspireschoolscentral/

We look forward to seeing you guys at the park!

Student Spotlight

Dusty Henricksen - 11th Grade

Dusty Henricksen from Mammoth, CA recently won GOLD in Snowboard slopestyle at the 2020 Winter Youth. On Saturday, had another huge win on Saturday with the US Grand Prix World Cup - he won first out of 60 of the best riders in the world.
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Photo Credit: Henricksen photos by Todd Robertson

Mark Your Calendar - President's Day

Inspire will observe President's Day and Lincoln's Birthday by taking a Friday and Monday holiday, to make a 4 day weekend.


No School
Friday, February 14

Monday, February 17

School-Wide Learner Outcomes

School-Wide Learner Outcome #4 - Inspire students are Independent Critical Thinkers

At Inspire, we have goals for our students that are known as Schoolwide Learning Outcomes. SLOs are a part of our school culture: they reflect our vision, the College and Career Readiness Standards, and the education of the whole child. Please take 1 minute to fill out this survey to share with us how your child is an Independent Critical Thinker.
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Community Connections

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Community Connections

Our students are having serious FUN while adventuring in learning. This week we have had students in Escape Rooms, a Monterey Butterfly Sanctuary, Rock climbing at Metal Mark, Rockin’ Jump in Merced and other cool places!

You can find all of our field trips and free events in a couple of places. Here is a link to the Central Parent Resource Site where we have a Community Connections tab with our monthly newsletters posted. In these newsletters, you will find live links to register for the dates you wish to attend. I am telling you, they are worth the effort to find! Feel free to email michelene@inspireschools.org if you have any questions or g
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Vendor Spotlights

Please contact Brianne@inspireschools.org with any questions or scheduling dates and locations.
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For Parents

Inspiring Parents

Many students do not like to write which means many homeschooling parents struggle with their children. Help is here! Genevieva Davis, our own writing specialist, and creator of a free site with a treasure trove of writing resources, is our featured speaker on Inspiring Parents this Wednesday. Have you have ever wondered what writing ought to look like at your child's grade level then tune in to see where you can easily find writing samples at each grade level. Bring your questions about writing and we will answer as many as we can fit in this Wednesday, February 5th from 1-2.


Click this link to join the webcast this Wednesday: http://bit.ly/InspiringLink

Mark your calendars for the first Wednesday of every month from 1-2 p.m. for an Inspiring Parents webcast that will help moms and dads grow as homeschool teachers of their children.

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Central Valley Homeschool Conference

The Central Valley Homeschool Conference was a huge success last summer, with so many encouraging speakers, and so many awesome vendors! This year is sure to be awesome as well! You may register for the conference using your Instructional Funds. Enter your order in the Enrichment Ordering System.
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