Don't Wait - Get Your Auction Tickets TODAY!

Fri, Apr 5 7:00pm

Friday, April 5th will be here before you know it...       Limited Volunteer Tickets are available, and as always you can Pay-What-You-Wish - any amount you like!    This event is our only FUNdraiser ... [More]

Books and Brew

Tue, Mar 19 11:03pm

Spring / Summer After School - Last week to register!

Mon, Mar 18 1:04pm

Dear Families,   This is a reminder to sign your kids up for Spring / Summer after school if you’ve not done so yet!   The new semester starts next week! Many of our clubs are not full yet.   You can ... [More]

Book Fair begins this Wednesday! Special parent breakfast event Friday after drop off

Mon, Mar 18 9:05am

  ICS & SLA BOOK FAIR Get your kids reading and support our school!   When: Wednesday,  March 20 (8 am-5 pm) Thursday,  March 21 (8 am-5 pm) Friday, March 22 (8 am - noon) **Special Parents Event (det ... [More]

Leads will be named this Monday!! (please volunteer)

Fri, Mar 15 1:22pm

Hi Parents,   THIS MONDAY - March 18th at 8:15am we will be appointing the leaders for next school year at our Family Organization Meeting.  Our meetings are held at 9 Hanover Place in the movement ro ... [More]

Need cover for PD Day tomorrow? Created By Kids Day-Camp

Thu, Mar 14 11:27am

Hi Parents! Just doing a final blast in case there are people who need cover for tomorrow's PD day.    Created By Kids (located at 592 Pacific St. near Atlantic Terminal) is offering a PD day program ... [More]

Science Language and Arts Afterschool Enrichment Programs Open

Wed, Mar 13 12:46pm

Dear Families,   Registration is now open for SLA Spring after-school enrichment programming! Classes are held at 9 Hanover Street. Please go to ... [More]

Support Our New Building, Please!

Wed, Mar 13 9:42am

Dear Families,   Please lend your support to our new building TODAY  in the following ways. Your voice can advance the needs of our new building.    There are two important things you can do today to ... [More]


Tue, Mar 12 9:45pm

Hello All,    The end of the winter session of afterschool is almost here! Only two sessions left for the winter.    If you would like to sign up for Spring afterschool programming for your child, hea ... [More]

Get Involved! Need New Chairperson(s) for Historian/Yearbook Committee, Stepping Down

Tue, Mar 12 1:32pm

Hello Families!   I am currently the Chair of the Yearbook/Historian Committee, and I would like to step down from this committee in the 2019-2020 school year. The chair of this committee, along with ... [More]

The Book Fair Needs You! Sign up for a time slot to volunteer

Mon, Mar 11 2:45pm

March 20-22 is our first on-site book fair and we need volunteers to help make it happen!   You can sign up for one or more shifts (each is 2 hours or less). Grandparents and other family members are ... [More]

Auction Tickets on Sale NOW!!

Mon, Mar 11 11:04am

We are excited...   Tickets to the annual ICS Auction are on sale now!!        Limited Volunteer Tickets are available, and as always you can Pay-What-You-Wish - any amount you like!    This event is ... [More]

Healthy Kids Playground Club on Thursdays, 12:30-3pm for Grades 2-4

Fri, Mar 8 1:49pm

Many of you know that Laura Corrin is bringing back Healthy Kids on Tuesdays starting March 26th. What you may not know is that she's added Healthy Kids Playground Club and it starts Thursday, March 2 ... [More]

UPDATE: All Spin Spots Claimed!!

Fri, Mar 8 12:16pm

I seriously love this community!! Thank you to everyone who has come together to make tomorrow a success!!   We now have a full spin class!!   Jackie

4 Free Spin Spots!!

Fri, Mar 8 11:25am

Hi Parents,   We have 4 FREE spin spots that need a rider!!!   These tickets have been paid for, so we now need parents to participate!    We'd like to thank all the parents who have either donated mo ... [More]

After-School Committee: Volunteers Needed!

Fri, Mar 8 11:25am

Hi Everyone,     A few of our committee members are stepping down after the summer, so we're looking for at least 2 volunteers to help further develop and coordinate our after school enrichment progra ... [More]

LAST CALL: Spin-A-Thon

Thu, Mar 7 6:15pm

Last Call to get you tickets to the spin-a-thon.    Registration will close Friday at 8:30am.     You can get your ticket here... ... [More]

Afterschool update: Play:Ground NYC Thursday pickup AND drop off at 9 Hanover Place

Wed, Mar 6 10:12pm

For all families interested in the Thursday half-day camp at play:ground NYC on Governor's Island:  It was brought to my attention that there was some incorrect information on our website.   Pickup AN ... [More]

After School update: Healthy Kids Club, Mad Science & Schoolhouse Chess

Wed, Mar 6 9:17am

Hi families! A quick update on after school registration:   The registration links for Mad Science (Wednesdays, 55 Willoughby) and Schoolhouse Chess (Fridays at 9 Hanover) are now live.  Healthy Kids ... [More]

Science Language and Arts Parenting Series

Tue, Mar 5 5:51am

Please join Science Language and Arts A for the next workshop in their Parenting Series. **Our 9 Hanover location shares space with SLA**   “Parenting into Teenhood: Navigating Adolescence, with Micha ... [More]

Gymstars Thursday After School pickup

Sun, Mar 3 9:09pm

Dear Families,    It was brought to our attention that Gymstars was not included on the schedule we published earlier today.    Gymstars will continue to offer a Thursday afternoon program for ICS kid ... [More]

The auction is coming... And we need HELP!

Sun, Mar 3 6:29pm

Dear ICS families -   The auction is in 5 WEEKS (April 5th) and quite frankly, WE NEED YOUR HELP! This annual event is a huge production and takes a lot of time and energy, something we all don't have ... [More]

Spring / Summer after school schedule - Registration is open!

Sun, Mar 3 6:06pm

Dear ICS families,    Spring is around the corner, and we are excited to share the Spring / Summer after school schedule. Registration is officially open!   Alongside most of the programs you know (an ... [More]

Gift Your Teacher A Spot in the Spin-A-Thon!!

Sat, Mar 2 1:31pm

Hi Everyone!!   Congratulations and Thank You!! We've hit our minimum for the Spin-A-Thon!!  Can't wait until next Saturday - March 9th - for a fun afternoon of exercise!!   Lee Hunter had the wonderf ... [More]

Sponsor A Biker for the Spin-A-Thon

Thu, Feb 28 8:31pm

Hi Parents,   I seriously love our community at this school!!   Yesterday Lexie Pressley offered to sponsor someone to do the Spin-A-Thon because she couldn't make it but wanted to support the school. ... [More]

Created By Kids Day-Camp for upcoming 3.15 PD day

Tue, Feb 26 11:07pm

Dear Families,   Are you are looking for a day camp option for the upcoming 3/15 PD day?   Created By Kids (located at 592 Pacific St. near Atlantic Terminal) is offering a PD day program from 8-3:30p ... [More]

ICS Book Fair!

Tue, Feb 26 8:41pm

We are having a Scholastic Book Fair.  In conjunction with the Science, Language, Arts International School (SLA), we will be hosting a book fair on the 4th floor of the 9 Hannover building from March ... [More]

Spin-A-Thon - Registration Ends Friday March 1

Mon, Feb 25 6:50pm

Hi Parents,   Hope everyone had a nice break and is back into their normal routine today!   We wanted to remind you to sign up for our first official fundraiser of the year!!   Come have fun with your ... [More]

FO Nominations!!

Fri, Feb 15 2:23pm

Will you be part of the next wave of ICS leaders?   It's that time of year...FO Nominations.  As we enter our 5th year as a school, we have built an excellent base structure for our organization and w ... [More]

Adaku's Revolt: An important performance to see!

Thu, Feb 14 9:56am

Hi Families,  I produce the work of dear friend and  incredible artist, Okwui Okpokwasili. Okwui and Peter were previous parents at ICS, sweet Umechi is their daughter. Okwui is premiering a new piece ... [More]

ICS Talent Show is June 1, 2019! All Talented Students Please Sign Up!

Tue, Feb 12 11:29pm

Hi ICS,   The ICS Talent Show is 6/1/19 at the Berkeley Carroll Performance Space.  This year's theme is "Celebrate Your Heritage".  We would love to see how our students express their family, culture ... [More]

Feb Break - Camp Option - PowerPlay

Mon, Feb 11 2:32pm

Powerplay is a gymnastic center located at 432 3rd Ave (between 7th + 8th Streets) in the Gowanus/Park Slope area.    Hours + rate: 8-6pm for $125 or $150, which is great for those families that need ... [More]

One School One Book Pajama Movie Night Online Ticket Sales Ending!

Sat, Feb 9 11:51am

Hi ICS,   A reminder that online ticket sales are ending in a few minutes.  There are still tickets available for purchase at the door.   Thanks, ICS FO Family Activities Committee

One School One Book Pajama Movie Night- Don't Forget your Blankets and Mats!

Fri, Feb 8 1:11pm

Hi ICS,   Don't forget to bring a blanket or mat for the kids to sit on tomorrow!   Thanks, ICS FO Family Activities Committee

One School One Book Pajama Movie Night - Online Ticket Sales close at 12pm Tomorow!

Fri, Feb 8 1:09pm

Hi ICS,   Just a heads up that online tickets sales will close at 12pm tomorrow.  Available tickets can be purchased at the door starting at 4:30pm.  As a reminder, every attendee unless they are aged ... [More]

NORY President's Day Camp Option (Full and Half Day Options Available)

Thu, Feb 7 5:07am

NORY is recruiting makers and scientists for its popular Presidents’ Day Robots & Science Camp. Join fellow “patriots” as children recognize the lives and achievements of our great forefathers, NORY-s ... [More]

One School One Book Pajama Movie Night- Over 150 Tickets Sold! - Now with Surround Sound!

Wed, Feb 6 9:51am

Hi ICS!   Movie Night is going to be awesome! St. Joe's just got a brand new system with surround sound, so we are looking for an enhanced film watching experience!  Also, please be sure to bring a ma ... [More]

Survey for Interest in All Boys After-School Program

Tue, Feb 5 11:12am

Hi Parents!   Happy Tuesday! I hope this email finds you well. I know you are super busy, but I'd like to grab your attention for 2 minutes if I can. I am interested in adding an additional after scho ... [More]

French Program- Open House at SLA

Mon, Feb 4 3:18pm

Bonjour NY French immersion Summer Camp for kids ages 3.5 to 11 In Brooklyn Heights with daily school bus transportation in Brooklyn Click here to Join an Open House event Early registration discount ... [More]

Awesome School Spirit! Almost 100 Pajama Movie Night Tickets Sold!

Fri, Feb 1 9:51pm

ICS! Pajama Movie Night is shaping up to be a great event. We’ve sold almost 100 tickets! There are still spots available. Remember every child attending gets an Orbis bookmark! Looking forward to see ... [More]


Fri, Feb 1 1:47pm

Reposting this to answer this morning's questions:   HI ICS,   Tickets go on sale for Pajama Movie Night on Thursday!  Tickets are purchased through Sawyer.  Below are instructions for purchasing mult ... [More]

One School One Book Pajama Movie Night Tickets on Sale Now

Thu, Jan 31 10:43pm

Hi ICS,   Great news, the issue with Sawyer has been resolved!  Here is the link to purchase tickets:   You can also use ... [More]

Second Call! Parent Volunteer Needed to Help Promote Movie Night - Updated Time for Thursday!

Mon, Jan 28 3:34pm

Hi ICS,   I'm still looking for parent volunteers to help Orbis hand out some pig shaped erasers to help promote Movie Night!  The proposed schedule is :   Wednesday January 30 - 55 Willoughby, from 3 ... [More]

Created By Kids 2/8 PD Day Camp

Mon, Jan 28 11:15am

Dear Families,   Are you are looking for an option for the upcoming 2/8 PD day?   Created By Kids (located at 592 Pacific St. near Atlantic Terminal) is offering a PD day program from 8-3:30pm.   Link ... [More]

One School One Book Pajama Movie Night on February 9th, 2018 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Attached

Thu, Jan 24 1:07am

Hi ICS,   We have our next Pajama Movie Night showing on February 9th at 4pm at St. Joseph's High School!  In honor of a most adventurous pig, Flora, we are showing "Babe". Doors open at 4pm and the m ... [More]

Parent Volunteer Needed! Orbis Making an Appearance to Promote Movie Night!

Tue, Jan 22 11:58pm

Hi ICSers!   The Family Committee needs a parent volunteer willing to play or assist Orbis to promote Movie Night!  It would be for a few minutes during pickup next week, probably Wednesday and/or Thu ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List - Updated for Winter!

Mon, Jan 14 10:16pm

Hi ICS,   Attached please find the updated ICS Neighborhood List.  Enjoy!   Thanks, Simone/ICS FO Family Activities Committee

OSOB reading schedule

Mon, Jan 14 11:46am

Good morning!  I am attaching the OSOB reading schedule just in case your copy gets lost, torn up, or your dog ate it!  Antonia

50/50 at the FO Meeting!

Sun, Jan 13 7:33pm

Hi Parents,   Did you know we do a 50/50 raffle at every FO Meeting?!?! Start your week off with a chance to win some cash!! Plus, free coffee and of course - the opportunity to find out everything yo ... [More]

OSOB Activity

Thu, Jan 10 1:43pm

I hope you are all enjoying "The Adventures of a South Pole Pig". I am attaching a small activity you could do with your kids this weekend related to the book.  Enjoy!  Antonia

Drop in after school option for Fridays (Splat Lab)

Mon, Jan 7 11:07am

Hi families!   Anthropology arts are providing a drop-in option for their Splat Lab after school classes on Friday afternoons.  If you are interested in trying out a class, or if your kid wants to bri ... [More]

One School One Book starts Monday!

Sat, Jan 5 10:04pm

The literacy committee is VERY excited to announce that One School One Book is starting on Monday.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the entire ICS community to read together and promote literacy. ... [More]


Sat, Jan 5 1:09am

Hi ICSers,   I am opening up the Neighborhood List for anyone who wants to add their information.  A copy of the list is attached for your reference.  As many of you already know, the List is great to ... [More]

After-School: Sign Up Today!!

Fri, Jan 4 9:17am

Hi Parents,   We hope everyone is settling back in to their regular schedule.  We wanted to remind everyone that  after-school has started.  If you are planning to join one of our on-site classes, ple ... [More]

After School: Emperors & Dragons and Splat Lab

Mon, Dec 31 3:40pm

55 Willoughby Space is still available for our super fun Splat Lab and After Care Crew classes. During the after school program the classes will be available on Fridays starting January 4th. Splat Lab ... [More]

Join our end-of-the-year efforts with a gift that keeps giving!

Fri, Dec 21 1:44am

Hello ICS families!  We can hardly believe the end of the year is upon us. Aside from a much needed break, time with loved ones and over-indulging in cookies, the end of the year also means... an offi ... [More]

After-School: Chorus with Mr. Kyle on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 9 Hanover.

Thu, Dec 20 3:25pm

Hi Parents,   Mr. Kyle will be offering 2 classes of Chorus this Winter and Spring Session at 9 Hanover.  One on Tuesday and one on Wednesday.   He is also offering a payment plan option.     You can ... [More]

Winter Break Camp Option- NORY STEM @ Science Language and Arts

Thu, Dec 20 5:01am

Families,    Science, Language and Arts, the school that we share space with at 9 Hanover, is offering a winter camp. See below for details.  __________________________________________________________ ... [More]

After-School: Artists & Crafts on Mondays with Ms. Matti (and me!) at 55

Wed, Dec 19 1:40pm

Hi Parents,   I will be bringing my art class, Artists & Crafts, to ICS After-School (at 55 Willoughby) I am teaching alongside the amazing Ms. Matti and we have a lot of fun in store for your kiddos! ... [More]

After-School: Spanish on Tuesdays with Ms. Longman and Ms. Shuman (at 55)

Wed, Dec 19 1:34pm

Ms. Longman and Ms. Shuman are offering Spanish on Tuesdays at 55 Willoughby Street.   Class goes until 5pm and they have an extended day option until 6pm.   You can register here.     Description Bel ... [More]

Reminder: Sign Up for After-School - Registration Closes on Friday!

Wed, Dec 19 1:29pm

Hi Everyone,   Just  a friendly reminder to sign up for After-School by Friday.  You can see all of the options on our website.   I will send a couple more announcements for teachers who have asked me ... [More]

In Search of an Intellectual Property Attorney

Tue, Dec 18 12:32am

Hi ICS,   The FO is looking for a intellectual property attorney to trademark Orbis!  So if you are one or know one who willing to help the school out please contact me at ... [More]

Last Day for Holiday Gifts

Mon, Dec 17 8:42am

Thank you families for contributing to the teacher holiday gifts. Our last day for collection is tomorrow! Please find your class parents if you would like to contribute. Thank you! Anushka Dufresne F ... [More]

Science, Language and Arts Afterschool Enrichment Programs

Fri, Dec 14 1:23pm

A reminder about the SLA Afterschool enrichment programs below:    Please note that some SLA enrichment classes are already at or near capacity, while other classes need a few more registrations in or ... [More]

Reminder: Winter Financial Aid Deadline is Dec. 14th!

Thu, Dec 13 8:05pm

Hi Everyone,   Just a reminder this Friday (December 14th) is the deadline for Financial Aid from the FO for Teacher Run Classes.  You can find out all the details on our after-school website (and I'v ... [More]

Anthropology Arts and Splat Lab: Free after school demo classes!

Sun, Dec 9 11:53pm

Dear parents,    Anthropology Arts, one our after school providers, are organizing a free demo class for interested kids this upcoming week at both ICS locations. Please see below for more details, an ... [More]

Winter Concert Flyers

Thu, Dec 6 3:32pm

Here are the the programs from today Winter Concerts!!!!!  I know some parents did not receive them or unable to attend.  The kids were wonderful and the faculty supporting them are amazing.  Plus, wh ... [More]

After-School Winter Registration Open

Wed, Dec 5 9:29pm

Hi Everyone,   We wanted to let you know that the Winter Schedule for After-School is up on our website now.  Please check it out and sign up as soon as possible.   Financial Aid details are explained ... [More]

Science Language and Arts Afterschool Enrichment Programs

Tue, Dec 4 9:29am

Families, Science, Language and Arts at 9 Hanover place has wonderful afterschool enrichment programs. The winter session runs from Monday, January 7th through Friday, March 29th. Regular registration ... [More]

Metro Tech Tree Lighting - Tonight (Tuesday) Starting at 5pm

Tue, Dec 4 8:29am

Hi Families,   Just wanted to let you know they will be lighting the Metro Tech tree tonight starting at 5pm.   Here is the link with more information.   The Family Organization 

Upload Your Pictures From International Week and Winter Concert for the Yearbook!

Mon, Dec 3 7:44pm

The link to upload pictures for the 2018-19 ICS Yearbook is: There are upload pages for the different events and classes. Feel free to upload what you ... [More]


Fri, Nov 30 11:23am

Happy Friday! Look for your child's pictures in their backpacks today.     On a side note, all kids will be in the yearbook regardless if you ordered pictures or not.    And hope to see you all at the ... [More]

Food, Culture, and ICS Families - Food Fest 2018! Still Time To Share Your Stories! December 1st - Bring A Dish or Come for the FUN!

Wed, Nov 28 9:32pm

name:                                                               Jory Dalrymple    your child's class:                                                     KB    your country of origin:              ... [More]

STEAMFest Winter Fair+ Book Sale: Sunday Dec 2, 2018

Wed, Nov 28 6:44am

STEAMFest Winter Fair + French and Chinese Book Sale!   Sunday, December 2, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 Hanover Place in Downtown Brooklyn Hosted by our neighbors at 9 Hanover: Science, Language & Arts Intern ... [More]

Performers Announced for International Week Food Festival!

Wed, Nov 28 12:54am

The International/Diversity Committee is excited to announce the dance artists who will perform at our Potluck Food Festival on Saturday! Niall O’Leary Irish Step Dance Ajna Dance Company (Indian clas ... [More]

After School Survey - please give 5 minutes of your time!

Tue, Nov 27 11:04pm

A warm hello to ICS families,   We hope you've had a great break!   The FO is working hard to finalise the After School program for next semester (stay tuned for more comms very soon!).   To aid this ... [More]

Meet Orbis

Sat, Nov 24 12:10pm

Our New School MASCOT, ORBIS, will be making an apperance at the ICS Food Festival.   Saturday, December 1st, The Berkeley Carroll School, 181 Lincoln Place (Park Slope), Bklyn, 1pm - 4pm   Don't Miss ... [More]

PD day childcare option for 11/26: Power Play Kids

Tue, Nov 20 6:20am

Here is an option for those looking for childcare on 11/26 ...   PowerPlay @ 432 3rd Ave  Brooklyn, NY 11215 contact Elizabeth :  or 718-369-9880   Attach you will find the sch ... [More]

Are You Celebrating Over The Holiday Break?

Sun, Nov 18 9:43pm

Consider Sharing Your Family Story.  Create A Brief Profile To Be Shared At the ICS Food Festival December 1st! (1 - 4pm, Berkeley Carroll School, 181 Lincoln Place, Bklyn.)   Your Name, Your Child's ... [More]

Sharing Our Stories! Sharing Our Food!! - ICS Food Fest Saturday, December 1st Bring A Dish! (1 - 4pm Berkeley Carroll School/181 Lincoln Pl, Bklyn)

Sat, Nov 17 9:11am

Ingrid Thoonen Class 1A Child: Saskia Thoonen The Netherlands - Growing up it was all about being a kid and feeling free. No homework until sixth grade, playing with friends after school at their hous ... [More]

ICS Food Festival December 1st - Bring A Dish & Share Your Cultural Story (1 - 4pm Berkeley Carroll School/181 Lincoln Place, Bklyn)

Sat, Nov 17 8:52am

Estlinta Charles Debique  Son : Rohan Charles Debique  Class: KA Origin :  St. Vincent and The Grenadines It was great. We mainly have organic products. When I was young and School gave break, my frie ... [More]


Thu, Nov 15 8:41am

Hi ICSers!   Our new Owl mascot has a name, and it is Orbis!  Why Orbis? It was picked because it is both non-specific and somewhat universal.   First, Orbis means "world" in latin.  Second,  it is no ... [More]

11/26 PD Day Option

Tue, Nov 13 4:22pm

A NEW PD DAY OPTION! Anthropology Arts/Splat Lab at Court Tree in Carroll Gardens.  REGISTER HERE:   During our camps youth will ... [More]

Veteran's Day & PD Day Childcare Option: Power Play Kids

Thu, Nov 8 9:34pm

Here is an option for those looking for childcare on Veterans Day & the PD day at the end of November. ...   PowerPlay @ 432 3rd Ave  Brooklyn, NY 11215 contact Elizabeth :  or ... [More]

Bring back your UNICEF boxes!

Mon, Nov 5 4:43pm

Hello Families, Thanks for encouraging your kids to help other children around the world by collecting money for UNICEF.  This year's donations will primarily help kids in the Philippines and Indonesi ... [More]


Sun, Nov 4 6:00pm

HI ICS,   Thank you to everyone who were able to join us yesterday.  Almost 375 tickets sold!  It was a really fun event, the kids had a blast and it was great to see old friends and make new ones.  T ... [More]


Fri, Nov 2 6:39pm

HI ICS!   Over 300 tickets sold!  A huge thanks to everyone for supporting our school and helping to create and maintain our ICS community. I have to stop online ticket sales at 10am tomorrow so that ... [More]


Fri, Nov 2 9:39am

Hi ICS, There are 3 things to remember for tomorrow: 1) Please bring a mat or blanket for your child to sit on. 2) Every person aged three and over has to have a ticket. See Konstella or the Movie Nig ... [More]

After-School Coordinator Volunteer Needed

Tue, Oct 30 4:27pm

Hi Everyone,   As we gear up for the next session of After-School, we need someone (or a few people) to do the following for Outside Programs.      Tasks include: - liaising with outside programs thro ... [More]


Tue, Oct 30 9:02am

Hi ICS!     The votes are in!  Our new mascot will be announced on Movie Night!  Who will win ?  The social elephant, the versatile chameleon or the wise owl?     Find out on Saturday!   ICS FO 

ANNOUNCING: Your ICS Marathon Runners!!!!

Tue, Oct 30 8:33am

Let's all give some extra love to these amazing athletes running the NYC Marathon on Sunday!!!     Victoria Phillips Mom to Lou Lou ( KC)   Sarah Braunstein Mom to Wyatt (2A)   Rachel Braunstein Mom t ... [More]

Winter Break - Camp Discount!

Mon, Oct 29 10:30am

Hi Everyone.   Our friends at Backpacks and Binoculars is having a flash sale tomorrow on their school break camp.  If you are interested, the details are below...   "$49.95 School break camp days at ... [More]

Halloween in Albee Square

Mon, Oct 29 10:02am

Hi Everyone,   To reiterate Ellen's email... ICS does NOT celebrate Halloween (so no costumes at school).   However, if you are looking for something to do right after school on Wednesday, Downtown Br ... [More]


Mon, Oct 29 8:51am

Hi ICS!   There are still tickets available so you have time to join the fun!   Hope to see you there! ICS FO Family Activities Committee

Kids Helping Kids/Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF fund drive

Sun, Oct 28 7:39pm

[* Updated - there is no FO meeting on 6 Nov.] Dear ICS, The Family Organization will once again be supporting the annual Kids Helping Kids/Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF fund drive.  Members of the Intern ... [More]

Pajama Movie Night- FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on Ticket Sales - Tickets go on Sale on Thursday October 26th!

Thu, Oct 25 6:53pm

Hi ICS,   Below is a listing of the most frequently asked questions about Pajama Movie Night.  Yes, it's long, but your question is probably on it, so please take a few minutes to read it:   How much ... [More]

ICS Pajama Movie Night Tickets Available Now!

Thu, Oct 25 10:05am

And we're off!

ICS Pajama Movie Night tickets on Sale Today at 10:00am

Thu, Oct 25 8:58am

Hi  ICS   I've gotten a few emails from people who are trying buy tickets, so I am editing and  reposting this.  I'm so happy to hear people are excited!  But tickets do not go on sale until 10am to g ... [More]

ICS Pajama Movie Night- Showing Captain Underpants and Incredibles 2! Tickets go on sale online on October 26th!

Tue, Oct 23 9:46pm

Hi ICS!   Pajama Movie Night is just around the corner and the votes are in! The Kindergarten and 1st grade selected "Captain Underpants" and the 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade picked "Incredibles 2"!   The d ... [More]

Are you Running the Marathon?

Tue, Oct 23 9:26pm

Hi Everyone,   The NYC Marathon is approaching  and we want to cheer on our ICS Family Members that will be running the race!!   If you are running the marathon (or know someone who is) can you email ... [More]

Splat Lab and Anthropology Arts 11/26 PD day

Mon, Oct 15 1:44pm

A NEW PD DAY OPTION! Anthropology Arts/Splat Lab at Court Tree in Carroll Gardens.  REGISTER HERE:   During our camps youth will ... [More]

Picture Day Order Forms In your Child's Folders Today

Mon, Oct 15 10:17am

Hello! Picture Day order forms have been distributed to your child's teacher today. Please look in your child's folder to retrieve them.   For the Order Form: You can detach the envelope from the form ... [More]

Literacy committee meeting tomorrow

Thu, Oct 11 8:44am

Hello everyone! Just a friendly reminder we have our first literacy committee meeting tomorrow after drop off at Devocion at 275 Livingston St. it is right around the corner from the 9 Hannover locati ... [More]

ICS 2018-19 Neighborhood List! Final Posted!

Wed, Oct 10 8:27pm

Hi ICS!   Attached is the revised ICS Neighborhood List.   You may have to go on Konstella to open it.  FYI, I did not make any changes to the content.  So enjoy!   ICS FO Family Committee  

Created By Kids 10/19 PD Day Camp

Wed, Oct 10 9:47am

If you are looking for an option for the upcoming 10/19 PD day, Created By Kids (located at 592 Pacific St. near Atlantic Terminal) is offering a PD day program from 8-3:30pm. Register for the class h ... [More]

International Week Update

Tue, Oct 9 12:28am

Hello, families, ICS International Week will not be held this week.  We're postponing to early December to find a suitable venue for the festival and organize some wonderful activities. The Internatio ... [More]

Last Call for Neighborhood List Submissions! Deadline is 10/5/18 at 8pm!

Thu, Oct 4 9:30pm

Hi all,   Tomorrow is the last day for neighborhood list submissions! If you are interested please input your information before 8pm tomorrow night.   Thanks, ICS FO

ICS Happy Hour After Matthew Levy Town Hall!- October 11, 2018

Wed, Oct 3 11:39pm

Hi ICS,   Since we all had such a great time at happy hour after Back to School Night, why don't we do it again?  Please join your fellow ICSers at Circa Brewing located  at 141 Lawrence Street direct ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List is Back! Signup Instructions below, signup to follow soon

Sun, Sep 30 7:37pm

Hi ICS,   It's that time again!  We are creating the ICS neighborhood list, which is a great resource for families to reach out for meet ups, playdates, or for the chance to meet other ICS families in ... [More]

Last Willoughby Block Party - Tomorrow!

Wed, Sep 26 3:06pm

Tomorrow is the last Willoughby Walks Block Party!!   A big shout out to the parents who helped put on temporary tattoos, made balloon animals, and helped face paint last week!!   Especially grandpa P ... [More]

First Yearbook/Historian Committee Meeting • 10/2 • Ava Brew

Tue, Sep 25 8:16pm

Our first meeting of the year will be Tuesday, October 2, after drop-off (8:10-ish) at Ava Brew on Willoughby. If you would like to join the committee and help in any way, major or minor., please come ... [More]

Want to be a Class Parent? Let your teacher know!

Tue, Sep 25 11:03am

Hi Everyone,   We are sure you will hear more about class parents at Back To School Night.  It's a fun way to get to know the children in your child's class and their parents.   Plus form a relationsh ... [More]

We need YOUR help!!!

Tue, Sep 25 9:20am

Hi Families, September is almost over and we need your help.     In order for ICS and the Family Organization to succeed (and our children to benefit) we need volunteers.     We have created this form ... [More]

Parents League Event: How to talk to kids about race with White Children

Tue, Sep 25 9:05am

If anyone is interested, this is run by Border Crossers which is an amazing organization that provides useful ways to have these important conversations with our children.     How to Talk About Race w ... [More]

Child Care Available for both Back To School Nights

Mon, Sep 24 8:59pm

URGENT -Parents! The ICS Family Committee has secured child care for this Tuesday and Wednesday Back-To-School Nights. This is being offered at Hanover Place Child Care, 15 Hanover Place between Fulto ... [More]

Willoughby Block Party Tomorrow!

Wed, Sep 19 5:28pm

Hi Everyone,   Tomorrow is the 2nd installment of "Willoughby Walks" - a block party put on by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.   We will have a professional face painter as we did last week. Plus an "e ... [More]

Creative Kids Camp Day - Available this Friday for our PD day

Tue, Sep 18 9:21am

Hi Everyone,   If you still need to figure out something for your child to do this Friday during our PD day,  Creative Kids is offering a camp day specifically for our school.   Here's the link. (it's ... [More]

ICS Mascot!! (Submit Your Ideas)

Sat, Sep 15 10:42pm

Hi Everyone,   This year we will be choosing a mascot for ICS.  The goal is to help build community and encourage school spirit.   Please submit your ideas here.   Two entries will be chosen and the s ... [More]

Tomorrow (Thursday) Willoughby Walks

Wed, Sep 12 2:11pm

Hi Everyone,   Tomorrow is Willoughby Walks!!! Hope you can meet up with some friends and enjoy the free fun!!   The Family Organization has arranged for a face painter to be outside of 55 Willoughby ... [More]

Anthropology Class on Fridays/Extended Day

Mon, Sep 10 2:32pm

There are still spaces available for the Anthropology class on Friday as 9 Hanover.  Also, you can sign up for their extended program from 5:00- 6:00 without needing to be part of the earlier class.   ... [More]

After-School: Brooklyn Strategist (Mondays) 1 More Spot!!

Sun, Sep 9 9:57pm

Hello ICS Families,   We are thrilled to offer so many after-school programs this year and thank you all for taking part!    We want to call your attention to the Brooklyn Strategist/Mind Masters prog ... [More]

Back to School Night Happy Hours!

Sun, Sep 9 7:11pm

Hi ICS,   You are cordially invited to join your fellow parents for Happy Hour right after Back to School Night!  Please take advantage of the rare occasion that we are without kids to meet other ICSe ... [More]

Parents MUST inform Classroom Teachers if your child is enrolled in After-School.

Sun, Sep 9 6:00pm

Hi Everyone,   On site after-school starts tomorrow!!   We wanted to remind everyone that it is the parent's responsibility to inform your classroom teacher where your child is going after-school each ... [More]

After-School: Lego League - 4 Spots Left!! (Registration Extended)

Sat, Sep 8 11:11am

Attention 2nd -4th Graders!!!   Registration has been extended for Lego League and there are only 4 spots left!!  Mondays with Ms. Lipman and Ms. Johnson 4pm - 5pm 9 Hanover Place   Register today!!   ... [More]

Sign Up for After-School by Thursday Sept 6th

Tue, Sep 4 9:00pm

Hi Parents!!   Have you signed up for our amazing Teacher-Run After-School Classes yet?!?!  The deadline to sign up is Thursday, September 6th.   So far a couple classes are full and some only have a ... [More]

Family Volunteers for After School first 2 weeks only

Tue, Sep 4 6:42pm

We are looking for a few family volunteers to help support the after school programs and ensure the process runs smoothly the first two weeks beginning September 10th .  We need at least 2 parents at ... [More]

Want to be our Konstella Guru?

Mon, Sep 3 10:22pm

Hi Everyone,   We are looking for one or two parents to be our Konstella Gurus.     Your duty would include... 1. answering questions other parents have concerning Konstella....mainly how to join and ... [More]

Submit Your Concerns about Having a Nurse at 9 Hanover

Thu, Aug 30 1:12pm

Hi Everyone,   The ICS Family Organization shares the very real concerns about the lack of an on-site nurse at 9 Hanover. We are meeting with ICS staff shortly to discuss a better option than the curr ... [More]

After-School Sign Up Deadline (Sept 6)

Thu, Aug 30 5:55am

Hello families!     We hope that your children are settling in well.    After-school programming begins on Monday, September 10th. The registration deadline for after-school programming is Thursday, S ... [More]

ICS meetup- Running late

Sat, Aug 25 10:36am

Hi all, I’ll be there in 5!

ICS Families Website / Welcome Packet

Sat, Aug 25 9:39am

Hi Everyone,   I just updated the ICS Website with the correct teachers for this year.  We still need to take new photos of some of them.  If you were curious what your child should call your teacher, ... [More]

Kids Dying to Know Who is in Their Class! Register for the Class on Konstella and Find Out!

Fri, Aug 24 1:37pm

Hi ICS, If you register for your classroom here on Konstella you can find out the other students in your class. It’s always nice to know if you’re going to see a familiar face! Also, there is one last ... [More]

We've heard you!!!!!! 9 Hanover After School- 5:00 to 6:00 offerings

Fri, Aug 24 10:38am

Many families have expressed concern about the teacher led classes and other onsite programs ending at 5:00 pm and still need child care until 6:00.  We are excited to join together with our new build ... [More]

ICS MeetUp this Saturday at 10:30am! Now a chance to meet up with your official classmates!

Thu, Aug 23 8:52pm

Hi ICS!   Now that we have our class assignments, this Saturday would be a great opportunity for all our students to come out and meet their future classmates!  Please register your child for their ne ... [More]

Family Organization After School Program

Sat, Aug 18 8:56am

We cannot believe the summer is almost over but hope everyone had wonderful adventures to share amongst their friends on their return. By now, many of you have read Matthew Levey email about the after ... [More]