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The Lemonade War

We are kicking off the "One School, One Book" program this year reading the book The Lemonade War.  This book follows brother and sister, Evan and Jessie, as they compete to see who can sell the most lemonade and the winner gets to keep all the money earned. 
Every child in grades Kindergarten-5th will be receiving a book that is theirs to keep.  We will be reading it at school and sometimes the students will be asked to read parts at home.  Included below are links to YouTube where you can listen to each chapter being read to you.
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14

Post photos or videos of you and your family reading the book at home to our Facebook page or Twitter using the hashtags #schk12 #pantherpride #irvinglemonadewar.  

 At the conclusion of the book students will be given a chance to win a real lemonade stand they can take home and start their own business this summer.  More details to follow!
Win This !!!

Ms. Jones and the Irving staff have finished this year's ISTEP video.  Thanks to all the students who appeared in the video as well.  Hope you enjoy!!

ISTEP Testing begins April 17th.  Please plan to have your children in school during this crucial testing time.  3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students are learning as much as they can right now before testing begins.  Please support them at home by making sure they are practicing reading and math facts every night.  

On Friday, February 24th, Irving celebrated black history month with each grade level/classroom participating in a variety of ways.  Please click the links below to watch the presentations.
Mrs. Whitehorn & Ms. Green's Classes
First Grade
Fourth Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade
4th, Athletes, Choir, & 5th

Box Tops
Please clip and save your Box Tops for our school. Click here to see a list of products that have Box Tops on them. There is also an app you can download on your phone or tablet where you can earn and direct bonus Box Tops to our school. All money raised by these Box Tops goes right back to the students of Irving Elementary.

Doors open for breakfast at 8:30, all students should arrive by 8:45 in order to eat.  Students eating at home should be at school no later than 9:00.

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Irving School Vision Statement
Irving Elementary School promotes high expectations in a positive, supportive, and respectful environment to develop life-long learners and responsible citizens.

Irving School Mission Statement
To achieve our Irving School vision, the Irving Community will...
provide rigorous, standards-based instruction;
ensure a welcoming, safe, and nurturing environment that embraces diversity; and create a variety of unique learning experiences while celebrating our successes.

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MUNSTER — Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call 219-836-3349. Visit www.cancerresourcecentre.com.
Shirley Heinze Land Trust receives $50K in donations to purchase
Indiana State Parks is offering free state park admission for everyone May 7 in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week and sponsored by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. Let’s Camp America! Weekend ends May 7. Activities are planned…
Visit your favorite restaurant or experience a new one during “Dine Out Day” on Wednesday and help feed the Lake Area United Way’s mission of helping struggling working families.

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