A new regional high school center is scheduled to open the fall of 2015 on Oakdale Boulevard in Coralville. The Johnson County Kirkwood Regional Center will offer high school students opportunities to earn high school and college credit while giving them career-related experiences. Kirkwood Community College and the ICCSD are currently offering Career Academy classes […]
Here is a link to the Grant Wood AEA Media Center Symbaloo, created by Deanna Weber, GWAEA librarian, who provided the ICHSAP with a tour in November. Symbaloo is updated regularly so if you bookmark this site, it can be your one stop shop for everything in the GWAEA media center. Remember that you can […]
Scholastic’s website offers instructional materials about the First Thanksgiving, such as virtual field trips, readers theater ideas and teacher’s guides. Click here. Happy Thanksgiving!
Check out the December calendar and RSVP for the events you want to attend (email Kathryn or Dan)! Remember to click on each event to see the details. This month you’ll find Junior Great Books, Sewcial Threads, Art, Discovery Days–More Fun With Maps, Chess Club, Math Club, Science Center–Computer Breakdown, Winter Sun Hike, and Ice […]
Newsela is a current events website for students, so they can now read and discuss the daily news with you! “Newsela automatically gives each student the version of an article that’s just right for his or her reading ability. And an easier or harder version of each article is just a click away.” Comprehension […]
Join us for ART at the ICHSAP! We want to thank our three art instructors, “friends” of the ICHSAP. Teresa Sullivan and Jenna Haug, HSAP moms, are trading off teaching the K-3rd grade students and Elinor Krieger-Coble, UI art student, is teaching the 4th-6th graders. Self-portraits, coiled clay pots, masks and Cubism have all been […]
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is once again sponsoring an art contest! This year’s contest will focus on natural places – from prairies and forests to lakes and streams. Natural places can be public – like national wildlife refuges; state, county and city parks and recreation areas; school grounds. They can be smaller and private […]
If you are interested in an excuse to get outside and hike a bit this fall, consider letter boxing. Letter boxing is like a treasure hunt where you follow clues to find a box. The box contains a unique stamp and a journal. You bring a your own stamp, journal, pen, and a stamp pad […]