Ithan Elementary School



June 19, 2014      

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Thank You and Have a Wonderful Summer: A message from the superintendent
IES 5th-Grade Recognition Ceremony (June 17) View photos

30th Annual 4th of July Fireworks will be Fri., July 4 at Radnor High School (Rain date: Sat., July 5). Proceeds benefit the RHS Scholarship Fund. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at dusk. Additional fireworks have been added to celebrate this anniversary. There will be music, children's games with prizes, a moon bounce, an obstacle course and refreshments. For ticket information, please visit the RHSSF website. If you would like to volunteer at the event, please contact Kathy Levenick.
eMinder Notice: This is the last eMinder of the school year. There will be a mid-summer eMinder on July 24.
From the School  
"Counselor's Corner" Newsletter for June

Fall Registrations: Please remember registrations of new students should be done as soon as possible to help with class size planning. Visit the office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to pick up registration materials. If you know of any families planning on moving into Ithan's boundaries during the summer, please let the office know. It is much appreciated!

Students Moving or Transferring Parents, please let the office know ASAP if you are not returning to Ithan or are moving within the district.

4th-Grade Orchestra Sign-Up: The information letter and form to sign-up for 4th-Grade orchestra for the 2014-15 school year is now available.

5th-Grade Band Sign-Up:
 The information letter and form to sign-up for 5th-Grade band for the 2014-15 school year is now available.
Summer Basketball Camp! Coach Monahan and the Radnor High School's Boys Basketball Program will once again be running a summer youth basketball camp for students going into the 4th- to 9th-grades. The camp will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the RHS gym from June 30-July 3. Registration forms and other information can be found here. Space is limited to the first 50 campers who register, so register early. For more details, email Coach Monahan or call 610-293-0855 (x3772).

View the FDK Webpage | FDK Update from the Superintendent

From the PTO

Ithan PTO eMinders is your resource for all PTO news and events: Click here to get the latest PTO news.

PTO Parent Sponsor Thank You The Ithan PTO would like to thank all the families that generously contributed to the Parent Sponsor Program this year. We were able to raise over $17,000 because of your support. All our children directly benefit from this program. We hope you have a wonderful summer break! Click here for the honor roll.

PTO Executive Board for 2014-15 On Wed., June 4, the members of the PTO approved the new slate of the Executive Board, Board of Directors and Committee Chairpeople. Below is your new Executive Board for 2014-15:

President: Mary Gildea
VP of Clubs: Meg Van Horn
VP of Fundraising: Sadhvi Khanna
Treasurer: Lynn Ernst
Secretary: Kim Kent

Thank you to all who have offered to give their valuable time to IES. Without all the volunteers, our PTO, the events and functions could not exist! We are very grateful for all of our volunteers. THANK YOU!

5th-Grade Parents: Click for the 5th-Grade Page with important dates and information! Looking for ways to stay connected as your child enters middle school? Volunteer for the RMS PTO! Sign-up online or print this form. Many opportunitites are available, check out the RMS PTO website for more info! Questions, comments or ideas? Contact Denick Herrin.

Radnor Spirit Gear is finally here for one and all! The PTOs and PTSA have come together to make buying Radnor Spirit Gear for your family so much easier. Click here to begin ordering from one centralized site for everyone, no matter what school! There is a big selection of new merchandise for kids and adults. Go online now to order and get ready to show your Radnor school spirit!

From the District

Parents of students 14-years-old or older with a disability, please click here for a request from the Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network.

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From the School Board

Upcoming Meetings: June 24 School Board

Recent Videos: 6/17 Curriculum Policy 6/10 Finance Facilities 5/27 School Board 5/13 Gov't Relations/Communications

Board Recaps: Stay up to date with what the RTSD school board is doing. There are board recaps posted after each meeting. For the board recap page, click here.
Board Meeting TV schedule: Comcast Channel 8, Verizon Channel 30
RTSD Board Meeting: Mondays at 10 a.m.; Wednesdays at 2 p.m.; Fridays at 6 p.m.
RTSD Board Committee Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 1 p.m.
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