IMES Updates

June 2022

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Music in Action

Congratulations to our students in Grades 4 and 5 for performing beautifully at your spring concerts! Bravo to their teachers! Here comes Flag Day on June 14 with our Grade 2 students and families!

From the Library!

June 9: Last book checkout

June 16: All books due and LAST DAY OF LIBRARY CLASSES

Summer Reading Challenge Letter from the Elementary Library Media Specialists

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Classroom teachers will share the story of Juneteenth with students prior to the holiday to educate them on the origins of the holiday.

iPad Collection

We are in the midst of collecting students’ iPads from home. Students in grades K, 1, 2, 4, and 5 may keep their chargers at home.

Grade 3 students must return their originally issued chargers to school as we will be providing new iPads and chargers to our rising fourth graders in September. Note that all data will be erased on these retired devices. Please have your child connect with our technology team before leaving for the school year to back-up any needed materials that may be stored on the iPad.

All returning IMES students will be getting devices back in their classrooms in September. Current 5th graders will receive their iPads at JJMS in the fall.

Kindergarten: June 10th

1st Grade: June 10th

2nd Grade: June 10th

3rd Grade: June 16th

4th Grade: June 16th

5th Grade: June 17th

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Dismissal Pick Up Form for 1/2 Days

Families picking up by car, please complete the form. Dismissal Form

Pick-up is by youngest child at the same locations (circle, front of school, or Grade 1 zone)

June 17 - June 23

K & 1 and siblings: 11:50 am

2, 3, 4, and 5 with siblings: 12:00 pm

June 24

K & 1 and siblings at 10:20 am

2, 3, 4, and 5 with siblings at 10:30 am

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Calendar Updates

Monday, June 13 & Tuesday, June 14 PTO School Supply Pick-Up 4 pm - 6 pm

June 13, 14, and 15 Kindergarten End of Year Celebrations: See Class communication

Tuesday, June 14 Grade 2 Flag Day, Grade 5 visiting JJMS & Moving Up Rehearsal

Tuesday, June 14 PTO Incoming K Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, June 15 Grade 3 End of Year Event in the pm & Grade 5 Moving Up Rehearsal

Wednesday, June 15 Grade 1 Celebration of Learning/End of Year Celebration

Thursday, June 16. Field Day Last full day of school (rain-date June 17)

Friday, June 17 12:15 pm Dismissal for all students

Monday, June 20 Juneteenth Observed: Schools Closed

Tuesday, June 21 12:15 pm Dismissal for all students

Wednesday, June 22 12:15 pm Dismissal for all students

Thursday, June 23 Grade 5 Moving Up at 9:45 am at JJMS

Thursday, June 23 12:15 pm Dismissal for all students

Friday, June 24 Last Day of School / 10:45 am Dismissal for all students

Welcome to Kindergarten!

This year, we are embedding a new social and emotional experience in our Kindergarten transition process. We are borrowing ideas from a program called “Bears, Bears Everywhere” to support children’s social emotional health in the classroom.

At Increase Miller, instead of bears, we will be using eagles!

This month, during Kindergarten screenings, each child was given an eagle to take home generously donated by IMES PTO. We are asking families to take pictures of their child with their special eagle during their summer adventures! In September, we will ask you to share these photos with classmates and teachers.

Please have your child bring their special eagle, whom they will name, to Kindergarten Visitation scheduled for August 31, 2022. Your child should also bring their eagle on the first day of school, September 6, 2022. Kindergarten classroom teachers will share more details with you in their communication prior to the first day of school.

You can access our our summer Eddie the Eagle Padlet this summer as you get to know Increase Miller and our school community.

Eddie the Eagle padlet

We look forward to seeing you at the IMES PTO Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, June 14 at 4 pm on the IM playground.