Kids already missing their friends? Dont forget about ICS summer meetups!

Thu, Jun 21 12:03pm

Summer Meetups are back! Come hang with the ICS community during the summer break.  There are three locations and all times are 10:30am to 1:30pm:   July 14th - Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1 Bridge View ... [More]

Summer Reading: Book swap

Wed, Jun 20 6:18am

This is a reminder for those that want to participate in the book swap to bring a book today and your child will leave with a new book they can read for the summer. Please only bring one book. Happy s ... [More]

Healthy Kids Club (afterschool program) RECIPE for a HEALTHY and HAPPY SUMMER!

Mon, Jun 18 10:51am

Healthy Kids Club Recipe for a HEALTHY and HAPPY SUMMER!   Ingredients: Sunshine Sunscreen (try to find a brand with no chemicals) Green Goddess, Alba are good ones. Clean filtered drinking water (lot ... [More]

Still Want an ICS 2017-18 Yearbook? It's Not Too Late!

Tue, Jun 12 3:31pm

Here's how to order your yearbook. You can still create your own 2-page custom spread page if you choose to. The price is $24.49 + shipping to your house.  Go to In upper right corner ... [More]

Help us reach our end of the year goals!

Sat, Jun 9 9:37am

And you thought the auction was over...  We have camps and other items up for grabs! Thanks to all of you, Shoot for the Stars raised $27,000. Our goal is $35,000. So here's what we're going to do: 1) ... [More]

Help us reach our end of the year goals!

Fri, Jun 8 1:37pm

And you thought the auction was over...  We have camps and other items up for grabs! Thanks to all of you, Shoot for the Stars raised $27,000. Our goal is $35,000. So here's what we're going to do: 1) ... [More]

Fyi. Location for concert today

Thu, Jun 7 7:25am

Women who Changed the World ICS Spring Concert 2018 Thursday June 7th Kindergarten & Second Grade 10-1030am First & Third Grade 11-1130am NYU Pfizer Auditorium Metrotech Walk (Between Bridge and Lawre ... [More]

How to Get Involved with the Family Organization/Elections

Sat, Jun 2 10:22am

  Thank you for those that sent back the form below and expressed interest in helping support the FO by utilizing your creativity and expertise.  We are excited to have you involved! This form allows ... [More]

Book Swap for Summer Reading June 20th

Fri, Jun 1 9:35am

The ICS FO literacy committee is sponsoring a book swap for the children. On Wednesday June 20th, please have your child bring ONE book to school to swap for a new exciting summer read! Hopefully this ... [More]

Siblings Next Year?

Fri, Jun 1 9:21am

Hi Everyone,   The FO is trying to proactively come up with solutions to make things easier for families with siblings next year.  If you will have siblings at ICS next year, please fill out this form ... [More]

Reminder: No After-School This Friday!

Wed, May 23 8:08am

Hi Everyone,   Just a reminder, because of the holiday weekend, there is no after-school this Friday, May 25th.  The school will be closing at 12:30pm.   This includes Kids Orbit.  Please make sure yo ... [More]

And the Book Fair Raffle winners are...

Mon, May 21 9:56pm

Thanks to all who came out to the Book Fair yesterday!   You are all winners in my book, but it's time to grab your receipt and check to see if you've won one of these fabulous prizes...   Look for th ... [More]

Family Organization Elections: Leader Positions Open

Mon, May 21 7:01am

It's that time of year: Elections!   We are looking for leaders to join The Family Organization Executive Board.   We have updated the bylaws, so that the four main positions will be up for re-electio ... [More]


Thu, May 17 9:52am

Hello Families!  I can push the deadline 2 more days and still receive the yearbooks in time, in order to give you all a little more time to work on your page and purchase! The new deadline to mark yo ... [More]

Race TALKs Upcoming Webinar

Tue, May 8 11:10am

 Conscious Children Join Raising Race Conscious Children on June 24th for our interactive workshop/webinar by Raising Race Conscious Children Sunday, June 24th, 8 PM EST Interactive Workshop/Webinar: ... [More]

Yearbook Invitations Sent Out from TreeRing!

Sun, May 6 5:36pm

You may have received an invitation to create an account with TreeRing, the company through which we are designing and printing our 2017-18 yearbook. Or you can click the account below for the invitat ... [More]

ICS Coney Island Day/Luna Park outing - Thursday June 21st

Sat, May 5 5:46pm

An informal Coney Island and Luna Park ICS outing. I try to organize this every last Thursday of the school year- after half day dismissal. Come one- come all. We meet up at Luna Park around 1-1:30pm, ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week

Mon, Apr 30 2:24pm

Hi ICS Families!   Teacher Appreciation Week is upon us, we will need a bit of assistance from you to help our teachers know how important they are to us. I will post different ways we can celebrate o ... [More]

After-School For Next Year - Tell us what you need!

Mon, Apr 30 12:18pm

Hi Families,   The After-School Sub-Committee has been busy researching and starting to plan options for next year's after-school programs.    We would like to get a better idea of what everyone needs ... [More]

ICS Talent Show- Post Photos and Thank You!

Mon, Apr 23 11:58pm

Hi ICS,   It was the Family Activities Committee's honor and privilege to showcase the fabulous talents that our ICS students have to offer this past Sunday!  The kids did such a fantastic job, who kn ... [More]

ICS Talent Show this Sunday! Check out our program of events!

Sat, Apr 21 5:03pm

Hi ICS,   I've attached a copy of the Program of Events for this weekend.  We have such a fantastic lineup, the kids are excited to perform and it should be a great event!   Hope to see you all there!

The ICS Talent Show! Check out our Program of Events!

Thu, Apr 19 7:53pm

Hi ICS,   Here is the program for the Talent Show!  The kids are super excited to perform and it is looking to be a great event.   Special shout out to Jen Brogle for all of her help!   As a side note ... [More]

Ticket Information Regarding the ICS Talent Show- Purchasing Multiple Tickets

Wed, Apr 18 1:52pm

Hi all,   Here is the link to purchase tickets for the event:[]=9017   1) If you have not used Sawyer before: You ... [More]

Google Upload Page for Yearbook Pictures

Wed, Apr 18 11:33am

Do you have pictures from the Fundraiser, Movie Nights, Field Trips or other events from the past year? We would love to use them in the yearbook! Please drag and drop them into our Google Upload Page ... [More]

ICS Talent Show is this Sunday!

Mon, Apr 16 10:26pm

Hi ICS,   The ICS Talent Show is this Sunday!  We have about 15 acts participating.  There are students performing with parents, kids performing as groups, and ICSers that will be singing their hearts ... [More]

After-School: Piano with Mr. Kyle on Fridays

Fri, Apr 13 9:36pm

Hi Everyone,   Mr. Kyle is adding an after-school piano class on Fridays.  Here's the link to register...   Due to the popularity o ... [More]

Doing Spring Cleaning? Check out this Recycling event in Downtown Brooklyn!

Fri, Apr 13 11:43am

Hi ICS,   I came across this event while trying to donate some stuffed animals:   Stop N' Swap Thursday, April 19- Downtown Brooklyn 11am-2pm, Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza 209 Joralemon Street Drop off ... [More]

Race Talks Upcoming Workshop - This group upkeeps a continual blog, hosts webinars as well as workshops, and customized sessions for interested parties!

Thu, Apr 12 10:30am

WORKSHOP: Talking About Race with Young Children by Raising Race Conscious Children WHEN: Saturday, April 21 - 10am - 12pm WHERE: 90 Bond St at Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn Suggested Donation: $25 Register: ... [More]

Race Talks...

Thu, Apr 12 10:24am

Raising Race Conscious Children! From the RRCC website: "We often avoid talking about race with our young children but, whether we like it or not, children notice similarities and differences between ... [More]

ICS Talent Show Update- Calling All Talent!

Wed, Apr 11 3:51pm

Hi ICS,   Any student planning on performing during the Talent Show should please contact me at  ASAP!  Please give:   1) Description of the act, including the amount of p ... [More]

After School: The Stage

Mon, Apr 9 9:54am

The Stage Theater school is excited to offer after school Musical Theater classes at ICS this spring. The Stage classes offer dance, drama and singing lessons in one fun filled and creative class. Stu ... [More]

ICS Talent Show Premieres on Sunday April 22nd!

Thu, Apr 5 10:25pm

Hi ICS,   The ICS Talent Show will be taking place at St. Joseph's High School on Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Details to follow soon!   ICS Family Activities Committee


Sun, Apr 1 9:51pm

What a night! We are so grateful to all of our sponsors who provided ALL the food and drinks:            Grey Goose and Bacardi Rum          the STELLAR Fundraising Team:   Cherese Blessette aka Ian’s ... [More]

3, 2, 1...

Thu, Mar 29 5:02pm

BLAST OFF!!!    Whether you are Shooting for the Stars in person tonight at 6pm at the Green Building OR if you are with us in intergalactic spirit, one thing is for sure...   We are an awesome, unifi ... [More]

A message regarding childcare for Tonight’s Gala

Thu, Mar 29 3:33pm

Received from Sawyer: Please fill out the following form prior to attending tonight Theatre work shop at Brooklyn Boulders. It is online and should take you a minute to fill out. Thank you ICS PO and ... [More]

7, 6, 5, 4...

Wed, Mar 28 11:34pm

Good evening friends of the Galaxy...   Tomorrow, we SHOOT FOR THE STARS! Tickets of all types (General Admission, Pay-What-You-Wish and Raffle) are still available. While we know not everyone can mak ... [More]

A Road to Character Copies available Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn Heights Branch

Wed, Mar 28 9:41pm

Just in time for spring break: Copies of A Road to Character have started to come into the Brooklyn Heights Library.  They are holding 13 copies.  Hope you can join us for Books For Families May 1st a ... [More]

Breaking news: Child care for Gala event

Tue, Mar 27 6:10pm

Breaking news about child care for the Gala event this Thursday evening 5:30 to 9:30. We will have amazing and talented theatre teachers to provide a 4 hour long theatre program using the Brooklyn Bou ... [More]

10, 9, 8...

Tue, Mar 27 12:13am

We are four days away from the "Shoot For The Stars" Gala at the Green Building (452 Union Street). This is a major fundraiser for our school. Last year we were able to raise about $24,000 for the Fam ... [More]

Last Call to submit for opinions on Next Years Location Questionnaire

Sat, Mar 24 10:50am

Hi Parents,   Thank you to everyone who has already filled out the survey for next year's location.   So far we have 131 entries.     We presented the results and a summary of your concerns at the Boa ... [More]

Hebrew Camp @ CBE Kids

Thu, Mar 22 2:35pm

Dear ICS families, As an ICS mom and the Camp Director of Ha’Geemnasia Hebrew Camp I waned to make sure you know of our summer programs at CBE. Camp means fun, friendship and learning new skills. Ha'G ... [More]

Books for Friends

Thu, Mar 22 12:44pm

Just in time for spring break reading We have a book for Books for Friends! (A book club for the grownups). We will be reading “A Road to Character” by David Brooks. Join us for a discussion with Elle ... [More]

After-School: Healthy Kids Club - Fridays (Grades 1 & 3)

Wed, Mar 14 8:12pm

Hi  Everyone,   Healthy Kids Club will soon be available on Fridays for grades 1 & 3.     Fridays, 4:00pm - 5:30pm Apr 13, 2018 - June 15, 2018   Bringing the Healthy Kids Club to 55 Willoughby! FRIDA ... [More]

After-School: Ms. Carrie Art Club - Needs Two More Students!

Wed, Mar 14 8:08pm

Hi Everyone,   The next session of Ms. Carrie's Art Club starts Tuesday April 10th.  She needs two more students to enroll in order to run the program.  She has now opened it up to 1st graders as well ... [More]

SUBJECT: Last chance: NY Int'l Children's Film Fest!

Wed, Mar 14 10:12am

Dear Parents,     There is just one weekend left of The New York International Children’s Film Festival! It’s your last chance to catch the best new films for ages 3-18 while raising money for our sch ... [More]

QUICK SURVEY (Next Year's School Location - How do you feel?)

Sat, Mar 10 10:52am

We want to know how you feel!   Hi Families,   We've heard from many of you about your feelings for next year's possible location. We want to gather your opinions in one place and help make sure our v ... [More]

Do you need child care for the Gala? (SURVEY)

Thu, Mar 8 10:00pm

Hi Everyone,   We've heard from some of you that providing a child care option for the night of the gala would be helpful.     We created a short survey to get an idea of what the best option would be ... [More]

School is open

Tue, Mar 6 7:59pm

Matthew sent out the word that school will be open tomorrow. The teachers are all excited to see your children tomorrow and have a great day at school. Safe travels!

After-School: Created By Kids Thursday Half-Days

Tue, Mar 6 6:29pm

Registration is open for Created by Kids Half Day with ICS!  Created by Kids staff picks up ICS students from school on Thursdays and takes them back to the studio where we explore a variety of medium ... [More]

After-School: Ceramics Class

Tue, Mar 6 1:26pm

  Mrs. G will be teaching ceramics again.. . Wednesdays, 4:00pm - 5:30pm Apr 11, 2018 - June 13, 2018   This will be an exciting 10 session after school program providing students hands-on opportuniti ... [More]

After-School: Art Club for Grades 2&3

Tue, Mar 6 9:13am

Ms. Carrie's Art Club will be open for 2nd & 3rd Graders soon!! Reserve your spot today!!   Tuesdays, 4:15pm - 5:30pm Apr 10, 2018 - June 19, 2018   You can register here. ... [More]

After-School: Science Club (Mondays & Wednesdays)

Tue, Mar 6 9:10am

Science Club was such a hit that Ms. Lipman & Ms. Johnson will be offering it again.  This time on two different days...   Mondays for K&1 and Wednesdays for 2&3   You can register here... https://www ... [More]

After-School: Sports & Fitness: Starts Wednesday March 14

Wed, Feb 28 7:58am

Ms. L & Ms. Stephanie will be offering Sports & Fitness.   Wednesdays, 4:00pm - 5:15pm Mar 14, 2018 - May 30, 2018   Scholarships are available.  Email Ms. L with any questions.   B ... [More]

After-School: Healthy Kids Club - Starts Monday, March 12

Wed, Feb 28 7:57am

Attention 2nd Graders: The Healthy Kids Club starts soon!!   Mondays, 4:00pm - 5:30pm Mar 12, 2018 - June 18, 2018   Scholarships are available.  Email Laura with any questions. ... [More]

Reminder: Upload your Photos for the Yearbook

Tue, Feb 27 1:21pm

Hi Everyone,   Just a reminder to upload any photos you have from the year to this link.  The Yearbook committee will start working on our yearbook soon and they'd love to include your candid photos f ... [More]

If needed: How to talk to our kids about the recent Florida Tragedy

Sun, Feb 25 6:41pm

ICS Families community,   We want to address the recent school tragedy in Florida. Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by the senseless shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ... [More]

After-School: Sports & Fitness on Wednesdays with Ms. L

Thu, Feb 15 3:44pm

Ms. L is starting up Sports, Games, Fitness, & Health.   Bringing Movement class outside allows us to participate in so many activities that we cannot normally do in the gym! I will be teaching skills ... [More]

Opening Next Week - NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2018!

Wed, Feb 14 11:30am

Dear Parents,     It's time! NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2018 opens next Friday the 23rd! With four full weekends at venues throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, the Festival is packed with the bes ... [More]


Fri, Feb 9 6:00pm

Get ready for take off... the ICS "Shoot For The Stars" Gala!   On Thursday, March 29th from 6pm-9pm at the Green Building, the school community will come together for a night of partying, eat ... [More]

STEAM Camp Professional Dev days

Wed, Feb 7 9:51pm

The owners of this awesome program are offering to partner with ICS parents to provide unbeatable science enrichment programming for our kids when school is not in session. Probot Artistry https://pro ... [More]

Last Day to Sign up for Spanish After-School is this Friday!!

Wed, Feb 7 9:23pm

The last day to sign up for Spanish After-School is this Friday (Feb. 9th).   The information is below...   Tuesdays, 3:40pm - 5:00pm Feb 13, 2018 - March 27, 2018   Español con Señorita Longman y Señ ... [More]

ICS has talent! Who want to be in a show?! - Date Revision!

Wed, Feb 7 4:45pm

Hi, ICSers,   We are trying to hold a talent show!  So if you have a love of singing , dancing or just a big ol' ham step right up!  All talents are welcome.   This is open to both parents and/or stud ... [More]

SUBJECT: Raise funds for our school with tickets to NY Int'l Children's Film Fest!

Wed, Feb 7 1:56pm

   Dear Parents,     NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2018 is just three weeks away! Start planning now to catch the best new films for ages 3-18. Even better, our school earns $3 back for every tick ... [More]

Black knit cap left behind at Movie Night

Mon, Feb 5 5:11pm

Hi ICS, There was a black knit cap left behind at movie night. I’m happy to bring it to the school to return it to its rightful owner. Just send me an email at to claim it ... [More]

4 more students needed for After-School: Italian on Wednesday

Mon, Feb 5 9:18am

Ms. Stephanie is teaching a new session of Italian on Wednesdays.  She needs 4 more students in order to run the program.  If she can't get the minimum number of students, she will have to cancel the ... [More]

After-School: Piano on Thursdays

Fri, Feb 2 4:13pm

Mr. Kyle will now be offering piano on Thursdays!   Thursdays, 12:25pm - 1:10pm Mar 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018   This is a 12-week class where Mr. Kyle will guide 10 students through an exciting and fun b ... [More]

After-School: Enrichment Club - Thursdays

Fri, Feb 2 4:09pm

Ms. Bohn is teaching a new after-school enrichment program on Thursdays.   Thursdays, 12:25pm - 1:10pm Mar 1, 2018 - May 10, 2018   This club's goal will be to encourage the students to become diverge ... [More]

Reserve your Pajama Movie Tickets on Sawyer - "The Secret Life of Pets"

Tue, Jan 30 11:15am

Hi ICS,   Here is the information on how to register for movie night tickets:   1) Link to register:   2) Sign up for S ... [More]

One School One Book Movie Night -Volunteers and Bake Sale Donations needed!

Mon, Jan 29 11:55pm

ICS!   Movie Night is this Saturday!  One School One Book was such a wonderful experience and we need volunteers and bake sale donations to make this a great event!  Please see the movie night signup ... [More]

Pajama Movie Night- Siblings Invited!

Mon, Jan 29 11:52pm

Hi ICS,   I'm happy to say we have about 50 or so spots available for movie night!  The Family Organization is happy to extend the invitation to all members of our ICS community.  Thank you all for be ... [More]

SUBJECT: Get Your Tickets Now for NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2018!

Mon, Jan 29 4:50pm

  Dear Parents,     It's time! NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2018 is just around the corner and will be showcasing the best new films for ages 3-18. The Festival is packed full of fantastic film p ... [More]

After-School: Around The World moving to Tuesdays!

Mon, Jan 29 9:01am

Ms. Shander is moving "Around The World" to Tuesdays per your request.   Tuesdays, 4:15pm - 5:15pm March 13 - May 22   Do you want to travel the world? Do you want to explore new cultures, languages, ... [More]

One School, One Book Closeout -PAJAMA MOVIE NIGHT featuring "The Secret Life of Pets"!

Sun, Jan 28 11:40pm

ICS,   In honor of closing out Humphrey the Hamster's adventures, the Family Organization is having  a movie night!  We are showing "The Secret Life of Pets".  Admission is free! $1 and $2 concessions ... [More]

What you need to know about Scholastics!!

Sun, Jan 28 6:56pm

We hope One School One Book has been a hit in your home!   On behalf of the Literacy Committee we wanted to put out a quick FAQ about ordering books from Scholastics.  Some of you may have received fl ... [More]

After-School : Healthy Kids Club (2nd Graders Only)

Fri, Jan 26 9:47pm

Hi Everyone, Here's another great after-school option...    Healthy Kids Club with Laura Corrin Mondays, 4:00pm - 5:30pm March 12 - June 18   As a nutrition educator and wellness instructor in NYC pub ... [More]

After- School: Italian on Wednesdays

Fri, Jan 26 7:59pm

Ms. Stephanie is teaching another after-school session of Italian. Wednesdays, 4:00pm - 5:15pm February 7 - May 30   Here's the description:   Over the course of the 10 classes the children will learn ... [More]

After School: Circle of Friends Book Club

Thu, Jan 25 2:05pm

Another Wonderful After-School Program is starting up on Tuesdays from 3:40pm - 5:00pm thanks to our school social workers... Annie and Mary-Ann!!   The Circle of Friends Book Club provides students w ... [More]

Charter School Advocacy Day February 6th

Sun, Jan 21 7:40pm

Please reach out to Matthew Levey  if you are interested in joining others to support and advocate for Charter Schools by going to Albany on Tuesday, February 6th.  You will also n ... [More]

Activity for Humphrey to do at home

Wed, Jan 17 12:31pm

Hello everyone!  I hope you are all enjoying reading Humprey with your families!  I was able to witness how excited the kids are to answer the trivia questions every morning.  They are so happy.   I a ... [More]

What are you talking about ?

Wed, Jan 17 8:25am

Now that we have your attention:   The Diversity and International Committee from the Family Organization has planned an important opportunity for our community to continue dialog and develop strategi ... [More]

Reminder: Survey to Gather Feedback

Tue, Jan 16 11:37pm

Hi Everyone,   Shannon and I have a meeting schedule to talk with Matthew.  We are planning to cover the comments and feedback we collected from the survey we sent out in December.  I'm happy to say t ... [More]

Reminder: "Around The World" after school starts Wed. Feb 7

Tue, Jan 16 10:44am

If you're looking for an after-school option on Wednesday...check out... "Around The World"   Do you want to travel the world? Do you want to explore new cultures, languages, and foods? Then this is t ... [More]

2 Ways to Support the ICS Auction on March 29th.

Fri, Jan 12 8:50am

Save the date for the ICS Annual Auction on Thursday, March 29th. This is a fun family evening where we can all contribute to help raise funds for ICS! Two Ways You Can Help: Donate an item or service ... [More]

Reminder: Crazy Sock Day is Tomorrow (Friday)

Thu, Jan 11 4:50pm

Hi Everyone,   Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow (Friday Jan 12th)  is Crazy Sock Day!!   The Family Organization 

One School / One Book (starts tomorrow) - 3 Things You Need To Know!

Sun, Jan 7 2:55pm

Hi Parents,   Just a reminder, One School / One Book kicks off tomorrow Monday, January 8th.  Here's what you need to know.   1.  Our kids will be having our first school-wide assembly during the scho ... [More]

The Stage After School

Sun, Jan 7 1:12pm

Hi all, How insanely cute is this photo of ICS 2nd & 3rd graders??? If you are still looking for after school options on Tuesday or Wednesday that meets right at the school, let me suggest The Stage. ... [More]

Updated ICS Neighborhood List

Tue, Dec 26 11:08pm

ICS,   Attached please find the updated Neighborhood List.  Sorry for the one day delay!   Family Activities Committee

The ICS Neighborhood List is Being Updated in Time for the Winter!

Fri, Dec 22 9:26pm

Hi ICS,   The winter months are here!  The Family Organization is updating the ICS neighborhood list in time for the winter break.  Anyone who wishes to add their name to the list please send an email ... [More]

Do you know of an Event Space that can hold 600 people?

Tue, Dec 19 12:44pm

Hi Families,   Our next big event is the International Fair in February!  We really want to find a location that can accommodate all of our families.  We are looking for an event space that can hold u ... [More]

MLK Day - Community Service Events

Tue, Dec 19 10:46am

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Community Service Events!!   Repair the World is a wonderful organization that has put together several events for MLK Day!  We wanted to pass that information along to yo ... [More]

Tell us your reaction to the Real Estate Email (3 question survey)

Mon, Dec 18 10:22pm

Hi Families, We want to know how today's Real Estate Update made you feel.   We are all committed to making ICS the best school it can possibly be.  We want to know how you think our school can improv ... [More]

After School: Ceramics - Registration Link!

Mon, Dec 18 12:12pm

Hi Everyone,   Great news! Ms. Germiniano received enough interested in the ceramics class.  The registration link is below...   This will be an exciting 10 session after school program providing stud ... [More]

After School: Around The World

Mon, Dec 18 11:28am

Do you want to travel the world? Do you want to explore new cultures, languages, and foods? Then this is the club for you. Children will have the opportunity to read stories from different lands, samp ... [More]

After School: Yoga with Ms. Katy

Mon, Dec 18 11:26am

Come learn, play and grow together through movement and mindfulness in kid's yoga. We will learn a variety of tools that will help us bring awareness and self-regulation into all parts of our lives. W ... [More]

After School: Cermanics

Sun, Dec 17 9:54pm

Hi Parents,   Ms. Germiniano is developing a ceramics class.  She wants to see how many parents would be interested in a this class one day per week for 10 weeks. It would be on Wednesdays from 4:00 - ... [More]

After School: Chorus with Mr. Kyle

Sat, Dec 16 11:56am

Back by popular demand: Mr. Kyle's Chorus!!  Because of the great response, Mr. Kyle is offering two days of chorus.  Please only sign up for one day, so that everyone has an opportunity to learn.   h ... [More]


Fri, Dec 15 12:08pm

Good Afternoon ICS families, Hopefully you have all received your joyful pictures of your little ones. If you have not received your child's pictures and YOU DID send an order form with your child the ... [More]

After School: Art with Ms. Carrie

Wed, Dec 13 6:04pm

In this after school art class, students will get a chance to take their creativity and ideas to the next level. Because the class is capped at 15, students will have more freedom to explore, experime ... [More]

After School: Dance with Ms. Taylor

Wed, Dec 13 12:06pm

Over the course of 10 weeks we will study 3 different types of dance: jazz, modern and ballet. Having danced my whole life, I'm excited to share my passion with students at ICS! Please email Mrs. Tayl ... [More]


Wed, Dec 13 10:02am

Sorry for the confusion on the last announcement! Your children's pictures will be coming home today in their backpacks! The only parents who should need to contact Class Act Photos are those parents ... [More]

Pictures are IN!

Wed, Dec 13 9:13am

The Historian Committee is happy to announce that photos are in! The pictures came out so wonderful!! We hope everyone loves their photos! For students who did not receive photos..... If you sent in y ... [More]

After School: Science Club with Ms. Lipman & Ms. Johnson

Mon, Dec 11 1:11pm

Do you love doing science experiments? Do you want to know how magnets work or why a volcano erupts? If you do, this is the club for you! In this club, we will learn science topics through hands-on ac ... [More]

After School: Art History with Ms. Sara

Mon, Dec 11 1:09pm

Ms. Sara is offering Art History in two parts - 6 weeks each.   This twelve week course will cover a broad history of art, beginning with Ancient Egypt and ending at 20th century Expressionism.  Each ... [More]

After School Options - Explanation

Mon, Dec 11 1:04pm

Hi Parents,   I'm sure you have noticed all my posts about more After School options  provided by the teachers.  We  wanted to quickly explain the sudden increase.     We know after school options are ... [More]

After School: Created By Kids

Thu, Dec 7 12:04pm

Hello Parents,   After a few requests we are now offering two options for ICS Half Day at the studio.    10 classes: Jan 11th - March 22   18 classes: Jan 11th - June 7th **if you sign up for the full ... [More]

Collecting FAQs for Incoming Families - Need your help!!

Mon, Dec 4 9:12am

Hi Families,   To help improve our tours, we are collecting Frequently Asked Questions that commonly come up  from prospective families.  That way we can present them at the tours instead of just sayi ... [More]

After-School Russian Class

Fri, Dec 1 2:22pm

Hi Parents,   Here's another after-school option for you... Russian!    Ms. Shander is eager to teach Russian to your child! We will learn how to greet people, count in Russian, name colors, talk abou ... [More]


Fri, Dec 1 9:30am

Hi all, The NY International Children's Film Festival is offering weeklong filmmaking camps for grades K-8 during the school breaks in February and April. As a partner, our school community gets a $50 ... [More]

Link to Upload Photos!!!

Mon, Nov 27 11:14pm

Hi Everyone,   Great news!! Our link to upload photos for the yearbook is up and running. Here it is.     When you have a chance, please upload any photos you've taken so far this year.  It is divided ... [More]

Take the 2017 ICS International /Diversity Survey

Wed, Nov 22 12:38am

The International/Diversity Committee wishes to get some feedback from families to help us plan events, build community, and understand your experience.  Please complete our brief survey.  https://www ... [More]

Percussion After School with Mr. Kyle

Tue, Nov 21 11:14am

More After School Options coming your way thanks to our AMAZING teachers!!   Mr. Kyle is now teaching percussion too!!! Here's the link to register... ... [More]

Italian After School Class with Ms. Stephanie!

Tue, Nov 21 11:13am

Hi Everyone, We wanted to help Ms. Stephanie spread the word....   She's going to be teaching an After School Italian Class!!   All the details are in the flyer and here is the  link to register.   If ... [More]

ICS Pajama Movie Night! Please Bring Your Mats/Blankets/Beach Towels!!

Fri, Nov 17 6:55pm

ICSers!   St Joe's recently threw out their mats, so please bring a mat for your child to sit on to watch Sing. There will be plenty of folding chairs for the adults, so everyone will be comfortable. ... [More]

Reminder: Wednesday Nov 22nd - Half-Day - No After School

Fri, Nov 17 2:43pm

Hi Everyone,   Just a reminder as we enter into Thanksgiving Week....   Wednesday November 22nd is a half-day.  Many after-school programs are not operating.  This includes Kids Orbit.  Please check y ... [More]

Volunteers Still Needed for Pajama Movie Night!

Thu, Nov 16 2:05pm

ICSers, Movie Night is upon us! We still have some spots open for volunteers, such as the pizza and drinks table.  We gotta eat right?  Be aware that all concessions are in the same room as the movie, ... [More]

Wha???? More ICS Pajama Movie Night Tickets Available! On Sale Friday at 55 Willoughby!

Thu, Nov 16 11:49am

ICS!   I have less than 40 tickets available for sale for this Saturday's Pajama Movie Night.  I will be selling them at the ICS 55 Willoughby location this Friday, November 17th starting at 7:45am.   ... [More]


Thu, Nov 9 9:27am

ICS,   Thank you to everyone who came out this morning to support the school!  Sadly we are sold out at this time.  Second grade parents, don’t worry you have your tickets and I will schedule delivery ... [More]

ICS Pajama Movie Night Ticket sales start tomorrow 55 Willoughby!

Wed, Nov 8 2:19pm

ICSers,   Tomorrow morning from 7:30am to 8am “Sing”tickets will go on sale!  Space is limited, so tickets will be sold first come first served. No email requests can be honored.   If there are ticket ... [More]

Final Collections of UNICEF Boxes - 6 and 28 November

Mon, Nov 6 12:46am

Reminder - the last time to return UNICEF boxes and money collected is Monday morning at both locations and Monday afternoon at 55 Willoughby. We'll also do one final collection at this month's FO mee ... [More]

ICS Marathon Runners!! Let's cheer them on!!!

Sat, Nov 4 8:06pm

If you're watching the Marathon tomorrow, don't forget to cheer on ICS Family Members: From 1C Simone's dad Chris Coulston & from KD Eden's nanny Emily Perillo.   Have a great race tomorrow!!!

ICS Pajama Movie Night! November 18th, 2017

Wed, Nov 1 10:11pm

Please join us for ICS Pajama Movie Night!   Date: November 18th, 2017 Time: 4:30pm to 7pm Location: St. Joseph's High School, 80 Willoughby Street Movie:  TBD after the kid's vote!   There will be pi ... [More]

Chorus - THERE WAS A GLITCH - Mr. Kyle emailed you!

Tue, Oct 31 8:21pm

Hi Parents, I've been informed that there was a glitch in the email link in the original announcement about Chorus.  For some reason it turned what said into mrsJACKIEcarter@ ... [More]


Tue, Oct 31 11:55am

CALLING ALL MAKERS!!   The ICS Winter Fair is fast approaching! We're looking for makers of all sorts who want to sell their wares at this year's annual gift fair. Jewelry, toys, stationary, paintings ... [More]


Tue, Oct 31 11:50am

Please use this link for the google form. Sorry for any and all confusion.   Thanks again ... [More]

Trick or treating meet ups tomorrow

Tue, Oct 31 10:52am

Hi ICS,   Here is the info for the meet ups happening tomorrow. Have a great time trick or treating!   1) Brooklyn Heights:See sign up posted today   2) Fort Greene: Tiarra Gant, 4:30pm at Fort Greene ... [More]

Trick or treating meet up- Update#2

Mon, Oct 30 4:04pm

ICS, Please be advised that Erik recently withdrew his position as the point person for the Brooklyn Heights meet up. If anyone would like to step up as a replacement that would be great. Simply send ... [More]

Trick or treating meet up UPDATE!

Mon, Oct 30 3:06pm

ICS, Please be advised that the Bed-Stuy meet up will take place at 6pm, not 4:30 Thanks, Simone

Are you running the marathon?

Sun, Oct 29 9:15am

Hello ICS Families!!!   The NYC Marathon is one week away!! If you're running, let us know!! You can email with the subject line "MARATHON" and I will compile a list.  You ca ... [More]

Scholastic Book Fair

Fri, Oct 27 6:04pm

We are having a scholastic book fair!  The Hanson Place School at 38 Lafayette where our 2nd graders are spending the year has invited us to participate in their scholastic book fair! The theme is the ... [More]


Thu, Oct 26 11:02am

The International and Diversity Committee of the Parent/Family Organization is collecting recipes to compile and share with our ICS Community. Teachers and Staff we would love yours TOO!!   Please fin ... [More]

Picture Day Tomorrow! Tuesday 10/24

Mon, Oct 23 4:49pm

Just a reminder to find that form, fill it out and send in with your cash or money order inside the envelope part of the form. Don’t forget, that 25% of sales goes into our fundraising so the more you ... [More]

Mr. Kyle ICS Chorus opportunity- after school Wednesdays

Tue, Oct 17 11:24am

What: ICS Chorus!   Where: Music Room, 55 Willoughby   Who: Any 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Graders *note if you are in kids orbit already, you can still sign up and your child will be returned to kids orbit when ... [More]

Halloween Trick or Treating Meet Ups! October 31st, 2017

Tue, Oct 17 12:04am

ICS,   The school is not celebrating Halloween, but we can still meet to trick or treat!  I have targeted five neighborhoods (Brooklyn Heights, Clinton Hill/Ft Greene, Bed-Stuy, Ditmas Park and Park S ... [More]

Our Amazing Family Community

Sun, Oct 15 12:26pm

We  wanted to send out a huge thank you to the Fundraising Committee led by Eve, Joanna, and Meredith and our parent volunteers for helping organize the Freaky Friday dance party.  The smiles and laug ... [More]

Neighborhood List- It's A Wrap!

Fri, Oct 13 10:14pm

ICS   Attached please find the final neighborhood list.  Enjoy!   FO Family Activities Committee

Neighborhood List- Draft ready for review- Final Posted Tomorrow Night

Thu, Oct 12 11:48pm

Hi ICS, Attached is the draft of the neighborhood list for your review.  As such, please do not send any new submissions.  Alas, the submissions window is now closed.    I would like to clarify any co ... [More]

FRI OCT 13: Check your child's bag for PICTURE DAY FORMS!

Thu, Oct 12 7:07pm

Hello Parents!   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, THERE WILL BE FORMS GOING HOME FOR PICTURE DAY, WHICH IS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24! Please look in your child's back pack for that. We are using a professional school pi ... [More]

Freaky Friday Dance Party tickets are officially SOLD OUT!

Wed, Oct 11 12:39pm

Freaky Friday Dance Party tickets are officially SOLD OUT!   We anticipated selling out, and as of now are unable to sell any more (even at the door).   Thank you so much for supporting our first fund ... [More]

The ICS Neighborhood List!

Sat, Oct 7 11:04am

ICSers!   Attached below please find the neighborhood list!


Sat, Oct 7 10:03am

Do you have some extra time this long weekend? Don't forget to buy your tickets to Freaky Friday Family Dance Party. HALF THE TICKETS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SOLD! (Probably because of this amazing invite d ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List - please be aware

Thu, Oct 5 11:58am

Hello all, It has come to my attention that the link on my previous email is coming up as and not I have no idea why Konstella is making this change. If you want to send emails us ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List-Draft Attached for review

Wed, Oct 4 11:50pm

Hi ICS,   Attached is the draft of the neighborhood list.  Please send in any changes to  The final will be posted this Friday, October 6th.   Thanks, FO Family Activitie ... [More]

Around Town: Free Admission to One More Bite

Wed, Oct 4 11:57am

Hi all!! Brooklyn Based has very generously given our school a code for FREE admission to ONE MORE BITE, their family food festival taking place on October 22nd. There will be games for kids, foods to ... [More]

Last Call for the Neighborhood List! Final Out on Friday!

Tue, Oct 3 12:46am

Hi ICSers,   The Neighborhood List is getting the final touches and a draft will be posted on Thursday for review and revisions.  For all of you newly added to Konstella, the Neighborhood List is comp ... [More]

AROUND TOWN October events updated!

Sat, Sep 30 10:39am

Hi Families,   I have updated the our ICS calendar with the AROUND TOWN events for October.  If there is anything else you'd like to add, you can send me the information at ... [More]

ICS Neighborhood List - correction

Fri, Sep 22 4:31pm

Hi all, The correct email to write replies to is Apologies for any inconvenience! Simone Narow Family Activities Committee

ICS Family Neighborhood List

Fri, Sep 22 3:49pm

ICS, Last year the Family Organization compiled a list of families by neighborhood. This made it easy for families to meet up with other ICS students in their neighborhood for play dates, meet ups and ... [More]

Friday only for child care

Mon, Sep 18 10:10am

I apologize as I have confused people about child care. There is school Thursday It's a full day! Ann's day care for Friday only.

Thursday and Friday child care option

Mon, Sep 18 9:00am

If you are looking for child care on Thursday or Friday, Ann's Family Day Care has availability. The cost is 35.00 per day which includes 3 Nutritious Meals (AM Snack, Lunch, Supper); fun activities o ... [More]

League of Young Inventors- Still spaces available for pick up at both locations

Thu, Sep 14 3:18pm

Exciting News! Another after school offering for Fridays 1st to 3rd grade only: The League of Young Inventors, a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program, is expanding its A ... [More]

Created by Kids- 2 more slots

Wed, Sep 13 9:29am

Get Excited, we have two more slots open for Created By Kids for the Thursday 1/2 program and the extended day ceramic class.  However, these 2 slots are only open for students needing both the half a ... [More]

Friday after school: STEM League of Young Inventors

Sat, Sep 9 8:06pm

Exciting News! Another after school offering for Fridays 1st to 3rd grade only: The League of Young Inventors, a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program, is expanding its A ... [More]

Yay! We've secured childcare for both BTS nights!!!

Sat, Sep 9 7:43pm

We are happy to announce that we have secured childcare for Back-to-School night!!   Tuesday Back To School Night: The Family Organization has reserved 15 spots with Backpack and Binoculars and will c ... [More]

Childcare for Back-to-School Night

Fri, Sep 8 11:02am

Childcare for Back-To-School.   Hi Everyone, we have been hearing from some of you that you can't find childcare for back-to-school night. We have been reaching out to different places to organize a l ... [More]

Some September Brooklyn Events!!

Fri, Sep 8 10:19am

Hi Families,   We hope you all had a fantastic first week.  One of our missions this year is to provide you with information about local events (most of them free).  We are hoping you can connect with ... [More]