August 12, 2021
ICS Provides Multiple Parent/Guardian Communication Platforms
 ICS Offers FREE Virtual Tutoring Program for Grades K-12
As a parent/guardian, do you struggle with finding the best methods to assist your student with school assignments? Could you or your student benefit from some homework assistance in the evenings? If so, the ICS FREE virtual tutoring program might be an important resource for you and your family. The virtual sessions, available through the school's Google Meets platform, are staffed by ICS employees who coordinate closely with students’ building leadership and teachers. Academic assistance is available on all subject matters, and a special focus is placed on math and English. Find out how to connect with one of our tutors HERE.
DEADLINE REMINDER: Free/Reduced Lunch Applications Due Sept. 3
Families who previously qualified for the free or reduced lunch program, and would like to continue qualifying for this service, are reminded that the application needs to be renewed each school yearThe expiration for the 2021-2022 school year is Monday, Sept. 3, 2021. Also, families who may not have previously qualified for these services, but have experienced changes in income or living arrangements, are encouraged to re-apply based on those changes. The free or reduced lunch application (administered through Meal Magic) can be found under the Parent Resources tab on the ICS website HERE. Note that ALL meals for the 2021-2022 school are provided at no cost; however, parents/guardians MAY qualify for additional P-EBT Benefits but only after the application is complete and approved.
PARENT/GUARDIAN RESOURCE: Supplemental Food Program
Irvington Community Schools is pleased to announce a continuing partnership with Shepherd Community Center to provide nonperishable food resource boxes as a way to combat food insecurity. The nonperishable contents of the food resource boxes vary weekly but typically consist of healthy snacks, hearty soups, and canned vegetables. This resource is available to any family in need and is offered at no cost. Please complete the enrollment form HERE or contact Ms. Cook, ICS Social Worker, at (317) 203-9207 (text or phone call). She can also be contacted via email.
 PROGRAM CLARIFICATION: ICS New Student Referral Program
As a community-based school, one of our most important partners is you - the families and students we currently serve. You know the quality of our teacher/student relationship-based approach, innovative academic practices, and commitment to a safe school environment better than anyone else.
We recently sent out communication regarding our desire to include a gift card in our incentive package as a way to show appreciation for helping to grow our community. We have since been alerted to a recent statute that prevents us from doing that. Thus, moving forward, ICS has adjusted our program to only include a school-branded or Irvington-branded gift as a token of appreciation.

So, if you know of a local family who could benefit from their child(-ren) becoming part of Irvington Community Schools, refer them to us! We do have limited seats available. You'll be eligible to receive a token of our gratitude --an ICS/Irvington-branded gift -- when the referred student successfully enrolls at ICS! And, you'll have played an important part in growing the ICS community. The 2021-2022 ICS Referral Program runs through Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.
ICS Spirit Wear T-shirts Available Now!
Show your school spirit by purchasing one (or more) of our ICS spirit wear t-shirts! The shirts are perfect to wear on school spirit days, at an ICS sporting event, or just hanging out in the neighborhood. Purchase yours for the low price of $5 per shirt while supplies last. Quantities are limited and available sizes/styles vary at each building, so be sure to act quickly if you are interested! Our building front desk staff can assist you with your purchases, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 ICS Launches Competitive New Employee Sign On Bonus Program
2021-2022 Meeting Schedule
ICS Board of Governors
(Click HERE to find the list of 2021-2022 ICS Board Governors.)
Meeting Location: Irvington Community Middle School, 6040 E. Pleasant Run Parkway South Dr.
Meeting Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 24 ∙ Tuesday, Sept. 28 ∙ Tuesday, Oct. 26
Tuesday, Nov. 16  ∙ Tuesday, Jan. 25 ∙ Tuesday, Feb. 22
Saturday, March 12 (Board Retreat)
Tuesday, April 26 ∙ Tuesday, May 24 ∙ Tuesday, June 28