IV Eagle Flyby - February 14

We closed the week with fun minute-to-win-it activities during all lunch periods between teachers and students. The activities were organized and planned by Mrs. Suzanne Thomas and the SAVE Club. A fun time was had by participants and spectators.

The IV winter sports program ends on Wednesday, February 25 with the boys basketball team playing Indian Crest at Indian Crest. Currently the basketball team is having an awesome year and is looking forward to a successful close to the season.  As the winter sports program ends we look forward to the spring sport season.

  Indian Valley Middle School spring sports (boys baseball, girls softball, girls lacrosse, and boys/girls track) officially begin practice on Monday, March 15 (pending weather and field conditions). All athletes participating in spring sports must have physicals and PIAA paperwork completed and signed returned to Mr. Jeff Walker, IV Interim Athletic Director, prior to the start of practice on March 15. Head Coaches are: Mr. Lucas Denczi (boys baseball), Mrs. Amy Gehman (girls softball), Mrs. Suzanne Thomas (girls lacrosse), and Mr. Jim O’Neil (boys/girls track). All sports form can be downloaded from the IV website/athletics tab or picked up in the athletic office. Please contact Mr. Jeff Walker at jwalker@soudertonsd.org or call the main office at 215-256-8896 with any questions about the upcoming spring sports at Indian Valley Middle School.

On Thursday, February 20th Girls in STEM is having their second activity for the year.  Tech Girls will be coming out to do some fun activities.  The workshop is an introduction to AI. This consists of some interactive slides/conversation and 2 hands on activities. First, they will try out multiple machine learning test sites, the second is a group activity called the Human Neural Network game where they simulate machine learning as a neural network based on interesting images.  We had a great turn out for our last Girl's in STEM program.  Let’s keep it going! If you would like your daughter to participate feel free to email Suzanne Thomas at suthomas@soudertonsd.org or ask your daughter to grab a permission slip from their science teacher.  The activity will be held right after school and pick up is at 4:00.

The IV Gertrude Hawk Spring Fundraiser that will run from Friday, February 14 through Friday, February 28. All orders must be returned to school and submitted to Gertrude Hawk by Monday, March 9. The delivery date for orders is the week of March 30. Parent volunteers are needed for the collection process on Friday, February 21 and Friday, February 28. Contact Cindy Bleazard at cindy.bleazard@gmail.com or Allison Healey at Allison Healy allison.healy@foxroach.com if interested in helping.

The IV school musical Wrangler Ranch tickets go on sale beginning February 24. Tickets can be purchased during in the main office or during all lunch periods (adults - $5 and students /senior citizens $3). Show dates are March 5, 6, and 7 at 7:00 PM in the IV auditorium. For additional information contact Mrs. Diane Ramage at diramage@soudertonsd.org.

Mark your calendar! The Indian Valley Talent Show is on Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 PM in the IV Auditorium. All students interested in auditioning for the Talent Show must complete a registration form and submit it to Mrs. Hahn or Mr. Johnson by Thursday, March 5. Auditions for the Talent Show will be after school from 3:00 to 4:00 PM on Monday, March 9, Tuesday, March 10, and Wednesday, March 11. Practice/rehearsal for the Talent Show is on Monday, March 16 beginning at 3:00 PM. The Talent Show will run on Thursday, March 19. Admission is free. For information about the IV Talent Show contact Mrs. Amanda Hahn at ahahn@soudertonsd.org or Mr. Drew Johnson at djohnson@soudertonsd.org.  You can also call the main office at 215-256-8896.

Please find below the calendar snapshot through April 13, 2020. Remember to check the IV website for the IV 180 Days of Learning and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SASD_IV.

Calendar Snapshot February through April 13, 2020:                                           

February 17 – President’s Day Holiday – Schools and Offices Closed
March 2 through 4 – Musical Dress Rehearsals 6:00 to 9:00 PM in the Auditorium
March 3 – Reading Olympics at Pope John Paul High School
March 4 – IV Parent Forum – 9:30 AM
March 5 through 7 – Musical – Show Time is 7:00 PM in the Auditorium
March 9 through 11 – IV’s Got Talent Show Auditions – 3:00 to 4:00 PM – AUD
March 13 – Teacher In-Service Day – No School for Students
March 16 – 7th to 8th Grade Course Selection Presentation (2020-21) – 6:30 PM – AUD
March 19 – IV’s Got Talent Show – 7:00 PM – AUD
March 27 – Career Café Lunches – During all lunch periods – Contact Ms. Jen Tony or Mrs. Kristen Raught for information.
April 1 – IV Parent Forum – 9:30 AM
April 3 – IV Jazz Festival – Contact Mr. Haggerty for information and start times of performances.
April 8 through 13 – Easter/Spring Holiday