IV Eagle Flyby - February 22nd

IV Eagle Flyby (Friday, February 22, 2019) 

The week passed by quickly with the holiday, school closing, and two-hour delay day. Please note that the following changes were made:

The Bystander:  A Portrait in Apathy program for 6th grade students has been rescheduled to Monday, February 25. For information on the program, please contact school counselors Jen Toby at jtoby@soudertonsd.org or Kristen Raught at jraught@soudertonsd.org.  

The IV Spring Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser is extended to Wednesday, February 27.  Order forms must be returned to home base teachers by Wednesday, February 27. Remember that orders can also be completed online. Orders will be delivered the week of March 25 in time for the Spring Holiday Break. Please call the main office (215-256-8896) with any questions regarding the spring fundraiser. Mr. Waldon, IV School Security Officer is pumped for this fundraiser and is asking for everyone’s support.

Note that on Wednesday, April 17 school will be in session due to the snow day on Wednesday, April 20. Please mark your calendar accordingly.

Wishing Good Luck to our science competitors! On Saturday IV students will be competing in the PJAS (Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Sciences) at SAHS. We wish our students competing the best and look for many to move forward to the State Championship at Penn State University in May.

Please read on to see what other “things” are on the immediate horizon at IV.

6th Grade WEB Activity is on Monday, February 25 at 2:45 PM (Immediately After School). Admission for the event is $3.00. Snacks will be sold, and all activities will run by WEB leaders. Activities include board games, gym activities, crafts, and minute-to-win-it games. Please contact Mrs. Sebra at vsebra@soudertonsd.org or Mr. Lonsdale at dlonsdale@soudertonsd.org for additional information.

The Souderton Area School District Food and Donation Drive will run from Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8 supporting the Keystone Opportunity Center. Indian Valley Middle School Families are asked to donate canned tuna, chicken, and salmon. Pasta meals with meat (i.e., Spaghettios, Ravioli, Beefaroni). Donated items can be brought to school during the week and will be collected by student’s home base teachers. You can also donate on line at Keystoneopportunity.org/SASD or donate gift cards. Please make checks payable to Keystone Opportunity center, P.O. Box 64183 Souderton, PA 18964 MEMO: SASD. Check the flyer on the IV Website for additional information.

The Nifty Fifties performances are on Thursday, March 7, Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9 at 7:00 PM. Tickets for the musical go on sale Monday, February 25. Cost for adults ($5), senior citizens ($3), and students ($3). Tickets can be purchased in the main office, during student lunches, or from any cast member. Contact Mrs. Ramage at diramage@soudertonsd.org or call the main office at 215-256-8896 if you need additional information.

Parent Informational Town Hall Meetings for the new middle level schedule are slated for March 11 (7th to 8th grade) and Tuesday, March 19 (6th to 7th grade) to talk about the new middle level schedule and course selection process. All town hall meetings will be in the auditorium.

Please continue to check out the IV 180 Day link at https://ivms180daysoflearning.wordpress.com/ and IV on our Twitter link at:  https://twitter.com/SASD_IV to see what is happening in “The Valley.”
On the IV Horizon
Monday, February 18 – President’s Day Holiday – No School
Monday, February 25 – 6th Grade WEB Activity – Immediately After School
Monday, February 25 – IV Musical Nifty Fifties Tickets go on Sale
Monday, February 25 – 6th Grade Bystander Assembly Program
Wednesday, February 27 – Gertrude Hawk Spring Fundraiser Ends
Thursday, March 7 – Opening Night for Nifty Fifties Musical – 7:00 PM
March 4-8 – SASD Food and Donation Drive for KOC (Keystone Opportunity Center) 
o IVMS is charged with donations of canned tuna, chicken, or salmon in addition to Pasta meals with meat (i.e. Spaghettios, Ravioli, or beefaroni)
Friday, March 8 – Second Night for Nifty Fifties Musical – 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 9 – Closing Night for Nifty Fifties Musical – 7:00 PM
Monday, March 11 – Reading Olympics Competition at Pope John High II School – 6:00 PM
Monday, March 11 – 7th to 8th Grade Parent Town Hall Meeting – New Schedule and Course Selection Process – 7:00 PM – Aud.
Tuesday, March 12 – Talent Show Additions – Immediately after school – Aud.
Thursday, March 14 – Youth Art Month Artist’s Reception – IVPL – 6:00 PM
Friday, March 15 – Teacher Act 80 Day – No school for students
Tuesday, March 19 – 6th to 7th Grade Parent Town Hall Meeting – New Schedule and Course Selection Process – 7:00 PM – Aud.

Have a Great Weekend!
“Wings UP Fly High!”