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ICHS Homecoming Spirit Week 2015

Note: The dress code is still in effect on dress up theme days.

FRIDAY, October 9:
Dress up day theme: USA Day (red, White and blue)
7 PM- Football Game

TUESDAY,October 13:
Dress up day theme: Country Western Day
6:30 PM - Boys' Soccer

WEDNESDAY, October 14th:
Dress up day theme: The 70's (Tie dye, bell bottoms..)

THURSDAY, October 15th
Class Color
Seniors: Green
Juniors: Black
Sophomore: Red
Freshmen: Teal
Faculty/Staff: Pink
5:45 PM - Volleyball

FRIDAY, October 16th:
Blue & White Day
PEP RALLY – 12:50 – 2:15 Gymnasium
6 PM - Girls' Soccer

SATURDAY, October 17th:
Powder Puff 2­4 PM
Semi-Formal Homecoming Dance 7 – 10 PM, cafeteria

ICHS Art Students Visit The School Gallery in Former MVB Building

(Sept. 24, 2015) On Sept. 21 & 22, ICHS art students toured the El Anatsui exhibit at The School - Jack Shainman Gallery in the former MVB building. El Anatsui is a contemporary artist from Ghana who recently won The Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale. Jack Shainman sponsored this field trip for our art students, which is being additionally funded by a donation from the Kinderhook OK-5k Race Committee to the Art Club. See more pics

Odyssey of the Mind Informational Meeting Oct. 20

(Sept. 22, 2015) All Ichabod Crane students (K-12) interested in participating in Odyssey of the Mind and all parents interested in coaching are invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ichabod Crane Middle School cafeteria. Learn More

Mini College Fair at ICHS Set for Oct. 20

(Sept. 22, 2015) Ichabod Crane High School's Counseling & Career Center will hold its "Mini" College Fair on Tuesday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. in the high school gym. As we have done in the past, New Lebanon (and ICC CTE Students), Maple Hill High School and Chatham High School students will also be in attendance.

The Counseling & Career Center arranges many college visitations at Ichabod in addition to sponsoring other visitations, such as Military Career Day. This is a great opportunity for our students to talk to representatives without having to travel.

View the colleges that have confirmed attendance as of now

Students Engage in Anti-Bullying Presentation

(Sept. 18, 2015) During two morning assemblies, IC students in grades 6-12 attended an anti-bullying character program in the high school auditorium.

Through the support of the ICC PTA's Arts & Enrichment Program, Mike Donahue, who is the executive director and founder of R5 Productions, presented his "Walk A Mile" anti-bullying program to our students. The program focuses on respect and diversity. R5 is a Omaha, NE based, nonprofit organization dedicated to reaching out and enriching the lives of young people.

Career Expo 2015 - Thursday, Oct. 22

(Sept. 11, 2015) Students in grades 7-11 and their parents are invited to a Career Expo at Troy Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. This free interactive event helps students explore careers in science and technology. Dozens of area businesses and organizations will provide engaging opportunities for students to learn about emerging and conventional careers that use technology in new and exciting ways. A flyer with more info is available here.

Freshmen Welcomed

(Sept. 8, 2015) Incoming ninth graders attended the "Freshmen Welcome" on Thursday, Sept. 3. At this event, students followed school day schedules, accessed lockers and met homeroom teachers. It began with an Ice Cream Social and Opening Remarks by Principal Mr. Shull. View the photo album on Facebook

Seniors: Senior Pictures due by Oct. 30 for Yearbook

Your senior pictures are due by Friday, October 30th. Gather these photos over the summer to be sure you have everything ready to go by the Oct. 30th deadline. Please email your photo to Ms. Abrams (Himmelstein) or Ms. Two-Axe. If you are going to a professional photographer, you can ask them to email your photo directly. Visit Yearbook page

Board Appoints Student Representative Alexander Mangione-Smith

Student Board Representative(Aug. 5, 2015) The Ichabod Crane Board of Education is pleased to announce its student representative for the 2015-16 school year. Alexander Mangione-Smith was appointed by the Board at its Aug. 4 meeting.

Alex is a senior at Ichabod Crane High School and will serve as a non-voting board member for the school year. He will attend board meetings and act as a representative of the student body. Learn More

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Help ICHS Earn Free Equipment

As the school year gets underway, please be sure to register your Price Chopper AdvantEdge card with the Ichabod Crane High School Tools for Schools code 15888. Every time you use your AdvantEdge Card from July 26, 2015 through March 26, 2016 you can earn points to help ICHS get needed equipment – FREE! If your child has moved up to the high school you can even change your school designation. Visit the Price Chopper Web site to sign-up today!

Important Information for Parents

The Ichabod Crane Safe Schools Committee has developed an informational brochure pertaining to teen alcohol and substance abuse.

The brochure, "Parents Are the Last to Know" provides practical information, as well as resources to help parents address this very important issue that touches all our lives.

To view "Parents Are the Last to Know," click here.

Information that will help the students achieve success at ICHS:

The Board of Education has approved the Attendance Policy to begin in September. Students, who miss 24 class days in a full-year class and 12 days in the semester class, may lose credit. Please review the Attendance Policy. For questions, please contact the main office. This policy is reviewed with all students during the first week of school. 

All students are required to complete 22 units of credit to graduate. No student is considered to be an official member of a class or in a grade homeroom without having earned the minimum number of credits. All seniors are required to be enrolled in a minimum of five classes each semester.

Today’s clothing styles can present parents with a challenge in purchasing what is deemed appropriate. However, it is important to maintain a school environment that is proper and comfortable for all of the children and adults in the building. The dress code is included in the Code of Conduct, which students receive on the first day of school.

If at any time you have questions about the High School programs, or your child’s progress, please contact us.

Parking privileges are available only to juniors and seniors who have agreed to adhere to the stipulations of our student parking agreement, and they must also attend the driving seminar. The seminar is given only a few times each year. Students do not have to have their permit or license to attend the seminar. If your student does not have their license at this time but may obtain one during the school year, they should attend the seminar, so they don’t miss out.

If your student is a junior or senior, please submit the Parking PermitApplication.. Please review the rules carefully with your child. It is important that this information is thoroughly understood by all. We never want to be in the position of a student or his/her family having to shoulder the financial burden of a vehicle being towed from school property.

Ichabod Crane is a closed campus. In accordance with our conduct code, students may not be excused on a regular basis during lunches and study halls. Our concern for students leaving is twofold. First, there is the issue of safety in terms of students on the roads in cars. They often take with them other students who may or may not be excused. Second and of equal importance, are the increasing numbers of students who are returning late or not at all for their scheduled classes. Students who leave without permission will face loss of parking privileges and/or assignment of demerits.

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High School Hours

Daily Hours: 7:42 a.m. -2:16 p.m.
(7:35 - Warning Bell; Students may enter the building as early as 7:20 a.m.)
After School Hours: 2:16-3:35 p.m.
HS Office: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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