Wickham Elementary

Newsletter - October 8th, 2020

Message From Principal Daubs

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  • Thank you to our incredible staff for all their hard work in preparing for and starting the school year.
  • Thank you to our fabulous students for being flexible in this unpredictable time.
  • Thank you to our wonderful families that have shown us grace and understanding these past few months.

Together...we are doing amazing things! We are Wickham!

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No School Tomorrow - Friday October 9th, 2020

Hybrid Students

  • Please remember to bring your Chromebooks, chargers and water bottles to and from school everyday.
  • Hybrid students are expected to log on to their morning meeting even on their offsite days.
  • Attendance is being taken everyday, so please be sure to reach out to the office if your student will be absent.

Next Week...A, A, B, B, B

Morning Car Line Drop Off

Morning Drop Off: Drop off begins at 7:40am


  • School staff will begin car line at 7:40am

  • Pull forward, as directed by staff

  • Stay in your vehicle

  • For health and safety reasons, please do NOT park and walk your student to the building

  • If dropping off snacks or other large items, please alert staff if your child needs help

  • Please stay in your drop off lane and behind the car in front of you

  • If possible please exit the parking lot in the right hand lane to help traffic move smoothly

After School Pick Up

After School Pick Up: Pick-up begins at 2:55pm


  • Please visibly write the last name(s) of the child/ren you pick up on the back of a piece of paper with heavy black marker

  • Post or hold the sign in the front window of your vehicle during pick up so that staff can see the name/s

  • Staff will begin the pick up line once school busses are loaded and leaving the parking lot

  • Once signaled by staff to begin, please pull as far forward as possible to wait for your child/ren

  • When all of your children are secured in their seatbelts, exit the parking lot safely

School Lunch Information


Iowa City Community School District will have meals available for students in the hybrid and online learning models during fall 2020. All meals, regardless of model, will be free through December 2020.

  • Hybrid:

    • Breakfast and lunch will be available through onsite cafeterias for students while they are on campus. Students and staff will follow district health and safety protocols during onsite meal service.

    • Meals are free and can include a carton of milk. A “meal” is defined as any three different items, one of which must be a fruit or vegetable.

    • If a student is only wanting to purchase a single carton of milk, there is a $.50 charge. However:

      • If a student takes a milk and 2 other items (one being a fruit or veggie), it counts as a meal and the milk and two items would be free. Even if a student brings a lunch from home and only wants a milk, he/she can still participate in this free lunch service by taking two items in addition to the milk.

    • Secondary students, the first meal is free but additional meals or entrees will be charged at a la carte prices. Remember students must take a fruit or veggie to count as a meal, otherwise entrees will be charged at a la carte prices.

    • Grab & Go Meals for any students not on campus will be distributed Monday through Friday (with the exception of No School days) from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm at designated locations (City HS, Liberty HS, West HS, NCJH, NWJH, SEJH, Hills ES)



  • ICCSD Online Program: Breakfast and lunch will be available for students participating in the online program.

    • Grab & Go Meals for any students not on campus will be distributed Monday through Friday (with the exception of No School days) from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm at designated locations (City HS, Liberty HS, West HS, NCJH, NWJH, SEJH, Hills ES)

Important Dates

Friday October 9th- No School Day

Tuesday November 3rd - No School Day

November 25th-27th -No School

Wednesday December 2nd - Evening Conferences

Monday December 7th -No School/All Day Conferences

Non-discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Iowa City Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Jeremy Tabor, Director of Equity and Employee Relations, 1725 N. Dodge St., Iowa City, IA 52245, 319-688-1000, Tabor.Jeremy@iowacityschools.org.

Wickham Elementary

Amber Daubs, Principal