What's coming up?
PTA Open House
Thursday, August 28
Teachers will present two sessions, one at 6:30 and one at 7:05, to share classroom procedures and answer general questions. Come meet your child's teacher. Students are welcome and encouraged to come.
International Dot Day
Some classes will participate in International Dot Day which celebrates creativity, courage, and collaboration. Students with signed permission to share work may have their dot posted online!
PTA Trick or Trunk
In the News
INDIAN LAKES HELD THE FIRST AFTER SCHOOL MINECRAFT CLUB
This year Indian Lakes was proud to provide the first after school Minecraft Club in VBCPS. Ten fifth graders participated after school on Tuesdays from February through April. MinecraftEDU, a special modification of Minecraft for schools was used. Our CRS, Kim Harrison sponsored the club. Students were given some direction but were largely able to make their own plan and create their own rules for a successful community within Minecraft and the computer lab.
SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS AVAILABLE
School Supplies Requested for 2015-2016
Please note there is a list for Kindergarten classes and another list for grades 1 through 5. Click below.
Congratulations to our phenomenal newspaper crew for another outstanding edition of the Thunderbird Times. It has been a privilege to work with them all! Mrs. Dibbs and Ms. Foster
The Summer Edition of the student newspaper is out! It can be found here.
TENMARKS: FREE SUMMER MATH PROGRAM
TenMarks, an Amazon company, is partnering with states and school divisions to offer a summer program to families at absolutely no cost. The TenMarks Math Program guides students through a personalized curriculum that meets individual's specific needs. It begins with a pre-assessment and has real time interventions that adapt to student's needs.
Research shows that students lose an average of 2-3 months of math comprehension every summer. Students who actively participated in TenMarks showed an 11% GAIN.
TenMarks Summer Math Program is engaging for students and enables them to master math concepts with ease. Built-in instruction improves math confidence with the use of rewards, certificates, and games that keep kids motivated and engaged.
For more information including a form to track your child's participation, click HERE.
FROM THE CLINIC
Attention 5th grade parents! Your child will require a TDaP vaccine before entering middle school. Once your child has received this vaccine, please bring the documentation to Mrs. Hinkel in the clinic for verification. Any questions please call the clinic at 648-2687. Thank you!