PAJAMA MOVIE NIGHT IS NOVEMBER 23RD! THE VOTES ARE IN!

Wed, Nov 13 12:19am

Hi ICS!   Well the kids have voted and the movies have been chosen!  And the winners are:   The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse!   There will be three showings this year on S ... [More]

PAJAMA MOVIE NIGHT IS NOVEMBER 23RD! FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS!

Wed, Nov 13 12:18am

HI ICS,   Please check out the Movie Night  FAQs for any questions you may have about the event.  It is attached to this posting.   Date: Saturday, November 23rd Location:  Friends Meeting House, 110 ... [More]

Maculelê Dance class

Tue, Nov 12 11:41am

Maculele Maculele is an Afro-Brazilian warrior dance which dancers hold two sticks in their hands while they are dancing in sound of the drum rhythm. It would ideally meet once a week at ICS for 60 mi ... [More]

Updated! 2020 ICS After School Interest

Sat, Nov 9 5:06pm

Updated! Now families can edit the names 😊 Hi ICS families! We would love to hear from any families who are interested in having the following wonderful classes for 2020 after-school program at ICS. ... [More]

2020 After School Interest

Sat, Nov 9 2:04pm

Hi ICS families! We would love to hear from any families who are interested in having the following wonderful classes for 2020 after-school program at ICS. Please help us assess interest of those clas ... [More]

Interested in a Portuguese after-school at ICS?

Thu, Nov 7 4:04pm

Hi ICS families! We would love to hear from any families who are interested in having a Portuguese after-school program at ICS. This would be a program focusing on Portuguese language and culture usin ... [More]

5% November Yearbook Discount!

Wed, Nov 6 1:05pm

Hello ICS families!    Please read to the end. There is a FAQs section that may answer your questions.    Purchase your Yearbook by NOVEMBER 30th - GET 5% OFF!!!!     To Purchase & Customize Your Year ... [More]

Extension for UNICEF Box Collection (20 November)

Tue, Nov 5 11:54pm

Hello, all -  Thanks for helping your kids collect money to support UNICEF and children in the Bahamas & Yemen!  We will be at drop-off tomorrow  (Weds) morning at both buildings to take the boxes, an ... [More]

Interested in a Korean after-school program at ICS?

Tue, Nov 5 1:36pm

Hi ICS families!   We would love to hear from any families who are interested in having a Korean after-school program at ICS.   This would be a play-based program focusing on Korean language and cultu ... [More]

Pajama Movie Night Voting this Week!

Mon, Nov 4 12:31am

Hi ICS,   Pajama Movie Night will take place at Friends Meeting House, 110 Schermerhorn Street on November 23rd.  For all of you new members of the school, the Pajama Movie Night picks are selected by ... [More]

Bring back your UNICEF boxes/money - Mon, Tues, & Weds

Sun, Nov 3 11:14pm

Thanks for encouraging your kids to help children in Yemen and the Bahamas by collecting money for UNICEF!  Please return the boxes/money to the parent volunteers at drop-off & pickup this week on 4, ... [More]

2019-2020 ICS Neighborhood List -Final!

Mon, Oct 28 11:47pm

Hi ICS,   Attached is the final version of the Neighborhood List for the  2019-2020 school year.   Warmly, ICS FO

UNICEF Box Distribution/Collection

Mon, Oct 28 10:45am

Good morning, ICS families! Thanks to everyone who came on Saturday and made our food festival festive - especially our fabulous organizers & volunteers! The International/Diversity Committee now turn ... [More]

The Official ICS Neighborhood List is Back! Signup Deadline Extended until 10/28/19

Sun, Oct 27 11:29pm

 Hi ICS!   The Neighborhood List is back!  For all of you not familiar with the Neighborhood List, it is a resource created by the FO for use by ICS families to connect with other ICS families.  Peopl ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List- Last Chance!

Sun, Oct 27 11:28pm

Hi ICS,   I heard from a spate of people who still want to sign up for the list, so as the saying goes, "one more time!"  Please add your submissions directly to the list no later than tomorrow, Monda ... [More]

THIS WEDNESDAY IS PICTURE DAY

Sun, Oct 27 9:45pm

    THIS WEDNESDAY, October 30th - PICTURE DAY!!!!!!!!!     Please read all the way through! Apologies for the length, but this is very important information you need to know before this Wednesday, as ... [More]

We Have a New Class Parent Coordinator!

Sun, Oct 27 7:50pm

Hi ICS,   Please join me in welcoming  Shannon Osborne D'Abreu as our new Class Parent Coordinator.  Thanks for stepping up Shannon!  And also a special thank you to Julie Ann Pietrangelo, our former ... [More]

Important Meeting Regarding the ICS Charter Renewal Process- Volunteers Needed

Sun, Oct 27 7:03pm

Hi ICS,   This past Monday, Matthew Levey emailed about a "30 minute parent conversation" which is part of the charter renewal process for ICS.  It will take place at 8:15am on November 6th at 9 Hanov ... [More]

SAVE THE DATE! PAJAMA MOVIE NIGHT IS NOVEMBER 23RD!

Sun, Oct 27 12:46am

Hi ICS,   Please save the date! Pajama Movie Night will be on Saturday November 23rd, 2019 at Friends Meeting House, 110 Schermerhorn Street. It is close to the A, C, F, 2, 3, 4, 5, R trains and a ten ... [More]

International Food Festival is this Saturday October 26th, 1-4pm!

Thu, Oct 24 12:43pm

Hi ICS,   The first event of the year is upon us!  The International Diversity Committee is having their annual Food Festival this Saturday, October 26th.  Please see the sign up, if you are planning ... [More]

Great Events Happening on and around Halloween! Updated

Thu, Oct 24 11:36am

  Hi ICS,   Here are some of the events happening in Brooklyn on and around Halloween:   Friday, Oct. 25 The Gravesend Inn, A Haunted Hotel: New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech) annual hi ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List is Final! Please see attached!

Wed, Oct 23 10:12pm

Hi, ICS,   Attached to this announcement is the 2019-2020 ICS Neighborhood List.  Enjoy!

Spanish and French classes for adults

Wed, Oct 23 2:50pm

Is your French or Spanish rusty, or do you want to pick up a new tongue? You're never too busy to learn another language! Grab your seat for a season of evening adult language classes in convenient Do ... [More]

PD Day 11/1

Wed, Oct 23 2:45pm

A reminder that Created by Kids (a children's fine art studio) is offering a PD Day Camps for ICS families that still need child care for 11/1 PD Day. Here's the link to register on their website: htt ... [More]

Congolese & Chinese Dance at Saturday's Food Festival !

Tue, Oct 22 1:15pm

We're excited to announce the dance artists who will make presentations at the Food Festival on Saturday!  Please join us to experience performances by: Eva Lu of Red Dance Studio (1:15pm) Chinese cla ... [More]

A Glimpse Of An ICS POTLUCK FOOD FESTIVAL

Mon, Oct 21 8:58pm

Check Out the Link Below For Some Food Fest FUN Hope to See YOU There!   ICS Annual Food Festival - Everyone's Welcome (Bring a Dish OR Just Come For the FUN) Saturday, 26th of October 2019 1:00pm to ... [More]

Picture order forms today, Picture Day OCTOBER 30th (Next Wednesday)

Mon, Oct 21 1:40pm

PICTURE DAY - OCTOBER 30 (Next Wednesday)!!     Please read all the way through! Apologies for the length, but this is very important information you need to know before next week, as well as a list o ... [More]

International Potluck Food Festival - sign-up sheet

Sun, Oct 20 11:56pm

We're excited about the ICS International Potluck Food Festival!  Join families at this school-wide celebration of food and culture from many traditions.  Please share your time and talents to make th ... [More]

Wellness Picnic PlayDate

Thu, Oct 17 1:20pm

Upcoming event!!! Join us for our first wellness event @ the Yard on Governors Island (https://govisland.com). Ferry to Governors Island leave from Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park.   WHEN: Saturday, Octo ... [More]

International/ Diversity Survey - respond by end of week

Thu, Oct 17 1:43am

Many people at the FO meeting said they had not seen this survey.  So please give us your feedback about diversity and international activities by the end of this week. Help us plan the year by respon ... [More]

October Wellness Newsletter

Wed, Oct 16 1:14pm

Greetings,   Please Find Attached the October Wellness Newsletter!!   Enjoy. And Please Send us your WELLNESS IDEAS!! Sincerely,   The Wellness Committee

The ICS Family Organization Meeting is this Wednesday, 10/16/19 at 55 Willoughby. The times are 8:15am and 6pm. Kids Orbit will supervise children of parents attending the 6:00 pm meeting.

Mon, Oct 14 9:49pm

Hi Everyone,   The ICS Family Organization Meeting will take place this Wednesday, 10/16/19 at 55 Willoughby. The times are 8:15am and 6pm. Kids Orbit will supervise the children of parents attending ... [More]

October 2019 NYC Volunteer Opportunities

Wed, Oct 9 10:22am

For those looking for family volunteer opportunities in October, check out these organizations:   DOROT   Family Birthday Mitzvah Project and Home Visits. Families help mark an elder’s birthday by vol ... [More]

Introducing our New After School Coordinators!

Tue, Oct 8 11:22pm

Hi ICS,   We have a new After School Committee!  Please welcome our new co- leads Lindsay Hardie and Marta Sales, two fantastic parents who have stepped up to take the reins from Delphine.  Please fee ... [More]

October discount on Yearbook!

Sun, Oct 6 6:06pm

Hello ICS families!      Great news....Purchase your Yearbook by OCTOBER 31st - GET 10% OFF!!!!     To Purchase & Customize Your Yearbook:   1 - Go to http://www.treering.com/validate   2 - Enter ICS ... [More]

ICS Family Organization Fundraising Committee

Fri, Oct 4 10:05am

Dear ICS families,   On behalf of the FO we, the Fundraising Committee leads Alisha Anglin-Pagan (3A) and Samantha Brooks (KB and 3A), would like to welcome families back for another wonderful year at ... [More]

Wellness Committee At ICS

Mon, Sep 30 12:52pm

  Hi Parents! Greetings from the ICS Wellness Committee Next Meeting Date: Join us - This Friday, October 4th @8:30am, location: OUTDOORS on the new Willoughby green plaza.  Corner of Willoughby and D ... [More]

Subject: Time sensitive message from Yearbook Committee!

Wed, Sep 25 6:21pm

Hello ICS families!      Great news....Purchase your Yearbook by SEPTEMBER 30th - GET 15% OFF!!!!     To Purchase & Customize Your Yearbook:   1 - Go to http://www.treering.com/validate   2 - Enter IC ... [More]

The Community Service Committee

Mon, Sep 23 10:02pm

  Greetings ICS!!    The mission of the Community Service Committee is to inspire, develop, and deepen ICS students' commitment to building better local and global communities through service to other ... [More]

Immediate Need for a New After School Coordinator

Thu, Sep 19 11:05am

Hi ICS,   We regret to inform you that our current after school coordinator, Delphine, is unable to continue on in that role.  As such, the FO is looking for a parent (or two) who can take on the resp ... [More]

Brooklyn Book Festival

Thu, Sep 19 9:57am

  Hello, ICS!   A quick(ish) announcement from the Literacy Committee about…   The Brooklyn Book Festival!   The Festival has already begun and continues through this weekend with:   CHILDREN’S DAY Sa ... [More]

Reminder: The Family Organization Meetings will take place tomorrow - September 18th, 2019 @ 55 Willoughby

Tue, Sep 17 5:24pm

The Family Organization Meetings will take place tomorrow -September 18th, 2019.   Location: 55 Willoughby Time: 8:15AM 6PM - childcare provided at evening mtg (same agenda at both)   Please join us. ... [More]

Welcome from the Literacy Committee!

Tue, Sep 17 9:16am

Greetings ICS!!!   Are you interested in books and reading?   Well, we certainly are(!) ... and our Literacy Committee events are designed to bring the joy of books to all ICS students and their famil ... [More]

Meetup for Climate Strike on Friday, 20 September

Mon, Sep 16 1:17pm

For those who wish to participate in the Global Climate Strike on Friday (remember, it's a PD day, so school is closed), here is information to meet up with other ICS families. 11:45 - Meet at ST PAUL ... [More]

Created By Kids day camp on upcoming PD day (Friday)

Mon, Sep 16 9:29am

Dear ICS families,    Happy Monday!    Upcoming Friday is our first PD day of the year - which means no school for the kids.  Do you require cover?  Created By Kids host day camps especially for ICS f ... [More]

Capoeira after school class - please register your interest!

Thu, Sep 12 10:26pm

Dear families,   A fellow ICS parent would like to 'bring' Capoeira to ICS, in the form of a new afterschool class.   We appreciate that many kids are already signed up for afterschool this semester. ... [More]

CBK day camp on public holidays

Thu, Sep 12 12:26pm

Dear families,    In addition to ICS PD days,  Created By Kids are offering day-camps on public (school) holidays, including the following ICS no-school days: 14 October (Columbus Day) 11 November (Ve ... [More]

Introductions and Important Dates from Yearbook/Historian Committee:

Wed, Sep 11 9:32pm

Hi ICS families! We wanted to say a quick hello and let you know about important upcoming dates. Liz McHugh and Estelle Pedersen head up this committee, along with Mia Beard who is consulting on yearb ... [More]

Meet Your 2019-2020 ICS Family Organization Leadership!

Wed, Sep 11 10:32am

Hi ICSers!   The first few weeks of school have flown by!  Grace and I have been knee deep in welcoming new families and  getting organized for what is shaping up to be a wonderful and exciting school ... [More]

Created By Kids Day Camp on (upcoming) PD days

Mon, Sep 9 1:51pm

  For families that require cover on PD days:   Created By Kids offer Day Camps on ICS's PD days.  You can get more information and register using this link. Scroll down and you will find the dates fo ... [More]

Post Back-to-School Night Happy Hours!

Fri, Sep 6 9:55pm

Hi ICSers!   Tuesday and Wednesday are Back-to School Nights!  Why not take advantage of being child-free and come hang out with some ICS folk and enjoy some drinks?  We are having a happy hour on bot ... [More]

Fun Thursday Evening Activity

Fri, Sep 6 1:33pm

Every Thursday in Sept they have a live band and swing dancing in the Metrotech Commons from 5-8 pm. Super fun!

30 Clinton Ave- BSA Hearing on Tuesday

Thu, Sep 5 1:36pm

30 Clinton Avenue (planned location of new ICS building) is going before the NYC Board of Standards & Appeals on Tues, 10 Sept at 1pm. The developer has applied for a special permit to allow the opera ... [More]

After School families: PLEASE READ!

Sat, Aug 31 8:13am

Dear families,    I hope you have had a great first week (back) at  school!   After-school starts on Tuesday. In order to ensure a smooth (as possible) start I would like to share the following. Pleas ... [More]

Final Call for After School registration!

Fri, Aug 30 12:14pm

Dear families,    After school enrichment classes / clubs start on Tuesday. If you've not signed your kids up yet and would like to then it's not too late!   The following providers have indicated the ... [More]

Confusing type in last announcement!

Wed, Aug 28 9:46pm

Hi! I just realised there was a typo in my announcement that may confuse peoeple. I meant to say that only 1-2 classes have decided not to go ahead (aka cancel), but most classes are going ahead as planned!  

After School registration still open!

Wed, Aug 28 9:35pm

Hi everyone!   For those still needing to get their after-school needs covered, registration will be kept open this week. Only 1-2 classes so far have decided not to cancel, so plenty of slots still a ... [More]

Konstella Registration for New Families

Sun, Aug 25 5:35pm

Hi ICS,   For those of you who have friends joining the ICS community this year, I am attaching instructions on how to register for Konstella.  I believe you can also send them an invitation to join b ... [More]

Last Summer meetup of 2019 Tomorrow! Come Hang Out With Your Classmates!

Fri, Aug 23 6:40pm

Hi All,   Now that we all have class assignments, come hang at our last meetup tomorrow from 11:30 to 2:20 at the Ft Greene Park playground near Myrtle and St. Edwards.   I can't believe the summer we ... [More]

Classrooms are Up!

Fri, Aug 23 2:37pm

HI ICS,   Classrooms are up, please feel free to join your child's individual class at this time.   Thanks, Simone 

New Classrooms will up Soon!

Fri, Aug 23 1:39pm

Hi ICS,   We are in the process of updating the classroom information.  You will be able to join your new classrooms with the appropriate teacher soon.   Thanks, ICS Fo\O