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Middle School Picture Day

For students in grades 6-8, Picture Day is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 22 & Thurs., Oct. 23. Students' pictures will be taken during their PE class (Wed. will be a "Day 1" and Thurs., will be a "Day 2"). Order forms were sent home. There are extra order forms available in the Main Office. Students are to bring their order forms with them to the photographer.


Yankee Candle Pickup Oct. 24

Yankee Candle orders to support the DC Club can be picked up on Friday, Oct. 24 between 3:30 - 6:30 pm in the 7th grade wing. Parents who are dropping off their child for the Activity Night can pick up their orders at the same time.


ICMS Supports Anti Bullying Day!

Anti Bullying Day

(Oct. 23, 2014) Ichabod Crane Middle School students, faculty and staff wore orange on Oct. 22 in support of Anti Bullying Day. Way to go ICMS! More Photos


October Newsletter

The Elementary/Midde School October newsletter is available. Download the newsletter


Students Display Anti-Bullying Posters

Mrs. Rickert's students

(Oct. 17, 2014) Students in Mrs. Rickert's sixth grade reading class display the anti-bullying posters they created as a culminating activity to a unit based on James Preller's book, Bystander, and as part of October's Bullying Awareness Month. The winner, Jason Chen, is pictured at front center. Great job students!


"Farm to Table" Concept Comes to Fruition for 6th Grade FACS Students

FACS students

(Oct. 15, 2014) As part of the Nutrition and Wellness curriculum, Mrs. Kuhn's 6th grade FACS classes harvested, stored and cooked the vegetables from the Middle School's garden. Students selected basil and tomatoes from the garden and added onions and peppers from the store to create Pasta Pronto sauce on "hidden vegetable" pasta. See Photos


Odyssey of the Mind Informational Meeting Oct. 22

(Oct. 14, 2014) 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 Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ichabod Crane Middle School cafeteria.

Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. This is a competition where students participate in long term and spontaneous solutions for a specific problem. Odyssey of the Mind fosters critical thinking, self-confidence, and the value of teamwork in a challenging and fun way.

Questions? Please contact Jamie Stickles at stickles_3@hotmail.com.


Emergency Early Release Drill Nov. 7

All students dismiss 15 minutes early on this day
(Oct. 15, 2014) The annual "Go Home Early" drill is scheduled for Friday, November 7. On that day, all students will be dismissed 15 minutes earlier than the normal dismissal time. This is a requirement of the NYS Education Department to ensure that students and staff are prepared in case an emergency requires school grounds to be cleared and students to be transported home or to another location.

Please plan accordingly as students will then also be arriving home approximately 15 minutes earlier than normal. For more information on the drill, please contact your child's school building main office.

Note: Student-athletes who have who have school athletic events will have to leave the building at dismissal but may return as instructed by their coach.


Ski Club Information: Payment Due Oct. 31

(Oct. 10, 2014) Information handed out at the Ski Club information meeting is available here. A reminder that payment is due by Oct. 31.


Calendar Change: Nov. 17 Half Day for Parent Conferences

(Oct. 9, 2014) At its Oct. 7 meeting, the Ichabod Crane Board of Education approved a change to the school calendar. The half day scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 20 to accommodate parent conferences has been changed to Mon., Nov. 17. November 20 will be a regular school day.


Introducing the 2014-15 MS Student Council

MS Student Council

(Oct. 9, 2014) Ichabod Crane Middle School students have elected their officers and representatives for the 2014-15 Student Council. Learn Who They are


Constitution Day Poster Contest

Mrs. Ireland's 6th grade

(Oct. 3, 2014) In honor of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, Mrs. Ireland's sixth grade Social Studies class created posters depicting the freedoms embodied in the U.S. Constitution. They then submitted them to the Constitution Day Poster Design Contest. Great job students!


ICC Middle & High School Students Go On A Quest for Respect

Quest for Respect

(Oct. 2, 2014) Ichabod Crane Middle School and High School students enjoyed the "Quest For Respect" (Camfel Productions) assembly on Sept. 24 in the high school auditorium. This anti-bullying/character building assembly is presented in a high energy, multi-screen presentation that teaches students that true respect must be earned and that we should not compromise our values in an attempt to find a place to fit in.

"Quest for Respect" was brought to Ichabod Crane through the Arts in Education program supported by the PTA.


FACS Students Learn About Nutrition and Wellness

FACS students learn about nutrition

(Sept. 18, 2014) The 6th grade FACS (Family and Consumer Science) students are seen here in the Middle School's garden learning the "farm-to-table" concept.

Several students in this photo are part of the garden club, which planted vegetables and spices last spring. Ichabod Crane High School junior Emily Farrell created this sustainable project for her Girl Scout Gold Award. Emily has worked with Ms. Palmer and Mr. Soulia to start a Garden Club at the middle school. Mrs. Kuhn's FACS classes are harvesting, storing and cooking the vegetables as part of the Nutrition and Wellness curriculum.


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Help ICMS Earn Free Equipment

As a new school year will soon get underway, please be sure to register your Price Chopper AdvantEdge card with the Ichabod Crane Middle School Tools for Schools code 15890. Every time you use your AdvantEdge Card from July 27, 2014 through March 28, 2015 helps ICMS earn free equipment. Visit the Price Chopper Web site to sign-up today!

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Middle School Hours

Daily Hours: 7:40 a.m. – 2:05 p.m.
(Students may enter the building as early as 7:25 a.m.)
After Hours: 2:05 – 3:30 p.m.
Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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