again, we are preparing for our Annual Jump Rope Contest. Currently we are finishing the Jump Rope unit
and the contest will take place on Tuesday February 6th in the ISLA
gym. We invite parents, guardians, grandparents, relatives, and friends to come
appreciate your support and enthusiasm for this activity to promote exercise
and a healthy lifestyle.
are the participating groups:
I - Grades 1 and 2 – starts at 1:15. All observing classes must be in the
gym 5 minutes before the contest starts.
II - Grades 3 and 4 – starts at 1:55.
All observing classes must be in the gym 5 minutes before the
Division III - Grades
5 and 6 – starts at 2:30. All observing classes must be in the gym 5
minutes before the contest starts.
selected student will have 2 ten second turns during the contest. The top
contestant will be the one with the most jumps in 10 seconds. Six students
(Three boys and three girls) in each division will receive awards for third,
second and first place.
ISLA’s Student Council
will be hosting its third annual Talent Show.
There will be two
amazing acts per grade and we hope you can come and join us watch these
ISLA School Board met on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 6:30pm. Here are a few
of the things that the school board is working on:
ISLA was awarded the High Quality Charter School Designation for the
second year in a row. ISLA is able to consider some new growth possibilities
due to the award of this designation and is honored to be among 40 of the 164
charter schools that received this award in the Minnesota.
A number of architects and builders have been contacted in order to
explore expansion possibilities.
Mr. Perrin has been invited to be one of the representatives from the
U.S. to conduct interviews in teachers interested in applying to teach in the
US from Spain.
The School Board heard updates from the Facilities Committee about the
next step in the Green Space construction project. ISLA is waiting to hear from our bank for the
final steps before we are able to finalize bids.
The School Board approved a revised Equal Education Opportunity policy,
a Student Internet Acceptable Use and Agreement form. Previously, the School Board voted to remove
the policy on Early Entrance to kindergarten.
The October and November 2017 financials show that ISLA has a positive
fund balance and has been on track with expenditures. The Board reviewed and
approved those financials.
The Election and Nomination committee and Nomination Chair have been
approved by the Board Chair for the 2018 Board elections. There will be several open seats and all
members of the ISLA community are encouraged to apply.
ISLA School Board Members are as follows:
Tycast (Chair), parent
Taylor (Secretary), parent
Goodwin (Vice-Chair), community member
Schlangen (Treasurer), community member
Jo De Villers, grandparent and community member
Three wonderful weeks of
camp for kids! Each week has a totally different theme and activities. They are
all taught by ISLA staff. Come enjoy the summer and let’s get back to speaking
Spanish or let’s start learning a new language!
ISLA camps are for immersion students and heritage language students who are
fluent in Spanish.
Registration will be open February 1.