Huskies in the Know

Week of September 12th-16th

Important Dates to Know!

    9/9-Hundred X PTA Fundraiser Kickoff

    9/12-Colors for Caring Day

    9/15-Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff

    9/19-Start with Hello Week

    9/19-MAP Math Testing; RSVP to Principal Chat Breakfast due

    9/20-MAP Reading Testing

    9/21-MAP Science Testing

    9/22-End of 6 weeks; Principal Chat @ 7:30am (library)

    9/23-Student Holiday/Teacher Workday; All Pro Dads meeting @7:45am



    *Parents-students are not permitted to bring aeresols of any type. This includes Bath and Body Works sprays/AXE/etc. Thank you for your cooperation.

    All items must go inside students' lockers. This includes small purses/backpacks, and cell phones.

    PTA Fundraiser-Let's Do it!!

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    Click here to RSVP to the Principal Chat Breakfast

    Principal chat will take place in the library on Thursday, September 22nd from 7:30am-8:00am. RSVP by 9/19.

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    MAP Testing Information

    Husky Families,

    Our campus will be MAP Growth testing one week later than previously scheduled.We will test Monday 9/19 through Wednesday 9/21. We will have an abbreviated schedule on these days to allow students an appropriate amount of time to complete their testing. Please encourage your Husky to take their time and show their thinking to ensure teachers receive accurate data of your student’s strengths and weaknesses.

    Students will need to bring their CHARGED CHROMEBOOK to school Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday next week! There will be limited extra chromebooks available for students in need of one.

    Monday, 9/19- Math

    Tuesday, 9/20-Reading

    Wednesday, 9/21- Science

    Thank you for your support!

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    Students of the Week


    9/5-9/9 Word of the Week: Mindful

    Iditarod: Victor Byas

    Kenai: Nya Austin

    Klondike: Tamajiun Harris

    Anchorage: Keysha Marte Velazquez

    Denali: Ashley Whisenhunt

    Yukon: Kennedy Edwards

    Electives 5th: Edward Aguilar

    Electives 6th: Ava Delgado

    Title I Information

    Library Updates

    Our library is excited to welcome you back to the 22-23 school year. We encourage you to partner with us to continue to create a community of readers. If at any time you would like to set parameters on books your child can check out or if you have any questions about our library please call our librarian Jeanne Clayton at 817-299-2700 or email at jeanneclayton@misdmail.org. We look forward to reading our way through 22-23!

    Important Icenhower Information

    • Students are not dressing out for P.E., so they will not need to purchase P.E. Uniforms. Students will need sneakers.
    • Please be sure to read the District's Dress Code, located in the Student Code of Conduct. Crocs must be placed in "sports mode".
    • Parents will not be able to accompany their Husky Pups into the building on the first day. We promise that we will take good care of your child.

    Review all important parent information by clicking the link below:

    Student Handbook

    Dress Code begins on p. 44

    Join Icenhower's Remind 101

    Last Names A-I: Text code @4ac4hb4 to 81010

    Last Names J-P: Text code @66hk29 to 81010

    Last Names Q-Z: Text code @936bc9 to 81010

    Parent Volunteers Needed!

    Parent Volunteer District Background Check

    Parents are now allowed to volunteer on campus, but they MUST complete the background check and be cleared prior to assisting.

    Drop Off/Pick Up Reminders

    Parents and Guardians,


    Please remember that you must go through the drop off and pick up line in the mornings and afternoons. Do not go down the bus lane, do not park in/next to the teacher parking lot in the back, do not park at Jandrucko, and do not park on Collins. This is for the safety of our students. If you are parked here and asked to move, please be polite and adhere to the procedures. Thank you!

    Morning Procedures

    • Please remember to use the appropriate grade level lane for drop off and pick up
    • Doors open at 8:00am. The tardy bell rings at 8:30am. Dismissal is at 4:00pm
    • In the morning, students may either eat breakfast in the cafeteria or report to the gym. After this week, the library will be open in the mornings for students from 800am-820am. Students need to be in the cafeteria for breakfast or the library by 8:10am. Late buses are an exception. Breakfast, the library, and gyms are at a Level Zero.
    • All students will need to have a book with them to read. The expectation for the mornings no matter where you go is for students to be reading.

    ICENHOWER NAMED CKH NATIONAL SHOWCASE CAMPUS FOR THE 4TH TIME IN A ROW!

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    Capturing Kids' Hearts

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    Theme for August and September-Empathy ("Connect with Heart")

    What is Empathy?

    Empathy is the ability to be aware of, understand, and be sensitive to another person’s feelings. Instead of focusing on how these feelings impact ourselves, empathy motivates us to focus on others and respond with care and compassion.


    Why focus on Empathy?


    • Empathy builds positive classroom culture. Empathy empowers students to learn to understand each other to build trust and safety in the classroom.
    • Empathy strengthens communities. Empathy helps students strengthen their relationships with classmates, other students, and adults at school, and at home.
    • Empathy prepares your students to be leaders in their community. The best leaders understand the people they lead and are able to show they care.



    Empathy in Action:


    • Take a different perspective. When you take a different perspective, you put aside your own feelings and reactions to see the situation through another’s eyes.
    • Put aside judgment. Take a pause, and rather than express conclusions about a situation based on what you see, step back and consider other things you may still need to know or understand.
    • Communicate that you understand. Instead of giving advice, respond with reflective phrases like, “It sounds like you...” or “I hear that you...” to express that you understand and care.

    Student Nutrition

    Please be aware that meals in your school cafeteria are not automatically free this year. You must pay for the meals or qualify for free/reduced meal benefits. Student meal pricing, free/reduced meal application, & online payment system are available here: bit.ly/MISDStudentNutrition. Students may also bring cash/check to school to pay for meals.


    Please submit all questions rearding student nutrition to studentnutrition@misdmail.org.
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    ATTENDANCE ANNOUNCEMENT

    To report an absence, please email or PEIMS clerk at melissaguerra@misdmail.org.

    COUNSELOR CORNER

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    Mrs. Douglas, 5th Grade (pictured L)

    Mrs. Cottle, 6th Grade (pictured R)

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    Parents-click the picture below for assistance with guidance

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    Campus Reading Initiative

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    Access "Find my Bus" by clicking the picture.

    PTA Wants You!

    Parents may now deliver food to their students

    You may now deliver food to your child; however, we are not allowing Door Dash, Uber Eats etc. Parent may eat lunch with their child.
    Click here for MISD Community Resources Available

    Resources available to MISD Families

    How to Stay in the Know

    • Icenhower' Campus Remind:

      Last Names A-I: Text code @4ac4hb4 to 81010

      Last Names J-P: Text code @66hk29 to 81010

      Last Names Q-Z: Text code @936bc9 to 81010


    • Follow Icenhower Intermediate on Twitter @huskyproud
    • Like Icenhower Intermediate on Facebook @huskyproud
    • Like Icenhower PTA on Facebook @icenhowerpta
    • Visit our website at https://icenhower.mansfieldisd.org/
    • Weekly Newsletter
    • Skyward Email Blasts
    • Communication from the teachers
    • Messages in Canvas for each subject
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