Quarterly News - Spring 2022 Edition
Letter From the Principal
Third quarter is in the books and spring is here! The last 9 weeks of the school year are always so busy, but also full of exciting things! We are very excited to be having the very first IPHS Prom! I want to give a huge shoutout to all the parents, teachers, and especially Becca who have worked so hard to make this happen for our students.
As we finish the year please pay careful attention to communication that comes home about Chromebooks, graduation, and all of the other things we need to complete to finish the year strong. Speaking of finishing strong, it is the time of year when we begin ISAT testing, and lots of other progress monitoring tests. Parents, please make sure your students are getting enough rest each night so they can be ready to learn each day.
The last day of school will be here before you know it. Let's finish strong together!
Counseling/Career Center News
Summer School information will be available soon. If your student has failed classes and is behind in credits they should consider summer school at Kuna High school to make up credits and stay on track for graduation. Please contact me for more information and I will also send information to parents as soon as the details are finalized.
We recently learned of a new resources to help families who find themselves in financial need or other resource support. We recommend checking this site if you are looking for local resources: Findhelp.org
The Kuna School District Resource Center and Pantry is also open and available to families over the summer. It is located at Ross Elementary School. They are open Wednesdays 5-7pm, Thursday 9-2pm. If those times do not work you can call 208-472-9736 to try to schedule an appointment.
Job Corp is offering a unique opportunity to current students who plan to stay enrolled in their current school and engage in a summer activity. Students can participate in professional training in the following careers: Welding, Construction and Flagging, Health Occupations, Office Administration, and Automotive Tech. The dates are May 31st- July 28th. This is a unique opportunity to be engaged in something over the summer and learn some valuable skills. If your student is interested please contact me for more information and details.
Parents of Grades 9-11
The best way for our students to stay on track to graduate on time is regular attendance so they don’t get behind in their course work. We encourage parents to look at your students' Schoology for updated grades. If you have questions about your students grade or the teachers grading policy please email the teacher for more information.
Make a Plan
We are working with your students to begin thinking earlier about their career plans and goals after high school. Starting these conversations now with your student will help them better prepare to get their plan in place during their senior year. We are here to help your student. Students can join the Trio program to access a college advisor, college field trips and scholarship help. Please have your student see me for an application if they are interested.
We have two social work interns who are available to help parents and families with resources you may need in the community. Please reach out to us for help and support.
Operation School Bell
If you are in need of clothing resources for your student, please contact me for more information.
3rd Quarter IPHS Scholars
Each quarter, we like to honor one student from each grade based on grades and attendance. Congrats to these students:
9th Grade: Abby Kuhlman
10th Grade: Raegan Powell
11th Grade: Ciara Scanlan
12th Grade: Jaylyn Drake
Mark your calendars!
Wednesday, April 13th. All juniors are required to take the SAT as a graduation requirement.
Friday, May 6th at 10am. Attendance is required for seniors. Please come to pick up caps, gowns and discuss graduation.