Irvington Science Fair
The Third Annual Irvington Science Fair was held on March 24th and it was S.T.E.A.M. at its finest!
In addition to the amazing science fair presenters and their projects, there was fantastic student artwork was on display, as well as information about Project Lead the Way projects and high school engineering and design classes. Several community organizations also participated.
To see a slideshow of the event, please click on: Science Fair 2018 Slideshow
Friday, April 27
Friday, April 27 is an early release day for all students for staff professional development.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING ELECTION RESULTS
Thanks to those of you that attended our General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, April 18th!
VOTE ON SUPPORTING THE SCHOOL BUDGET
We're pleased to report that the measure to support the proposed 2018-2019 school budget was successfully passed. Our thanks to Dr. Kris Harrison, Superintendent, and to Carol Stein, the Assistant Superintendent for Business, for their presentation at the meeting on the proposed budget.
Election Day is Tuesday, May 15th.
Polls are open at Main Street School from 7am to 9pm.
Please make sure that all members of your household over the age of 18 are registered to vote. For registration and absentee ballot information, please click on: Voter Registration/Absentee Ballot 2018
And of course, please vote on election day!
If you're interested in helping the PTSA Get Out the Vote, please let us know: firstname.lastname@example.org
RIVERTOWN PARENTS PRESENTATIONS
Wednesday, May 2
Hastings High School
A presentation by Dr. Christopher Willard. Dr. Willard teaches at Harvard Medical School and has presented at TEDx conferences. He is the author of “Child’s Mind” (2010), “Growing Up Mindful” (2016) and “Raising Resilience” (2017)
FAMILY TINKER NIGHT
For K-5 students and their families.
Friday, May 18
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Irvington High School
TINKER, THINK, AND EXPLORE your way through an evening of hands-on STEAM! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) See and experience innovative, inquiry-based learning in action on a night where everyone gets to be a kid again!
For more information, please see: Rivertown Parents Events or visit: Rivertown Parents
Friday, May 4
Join us on Friday, May 4th, from 10-2 PM for the annual Irvington PTSA Spring luncheon fundraiser and gift boutique.
We are so happy to welcome Lee Woodruff, best-selling New York Times author, as our speaker this year.
Lunch begins at noon.
For tickets, click LUNCHEON TICKETS
IUFSD SURVEY IS NOW OPEN!
Participate until Tuesday, April 24
The District is currently facilitating a School Quality Survey to get important feedback from you about school experiences, student and academic support, safety and behavior, school leadership, and family involvement. The results will help IUFSD understand your children’s needs, determine our strengths, and identify opportunities for improvement.
The survey is now available and will remain open for the next two weeks. We ask that you take about 10 minutes of your time to provide us with this important feedback. You can access the survey by clicking here or entering the following URL into your browser: http://tiny.cc/IUFSDparentsurvey.
Thank you for your time and feedback.
Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Saturday, April 28
The next Irvington Rx Take Back Day is scheduled for April 28, 2018 from 10am - 2pm at Irvington Town Hall. Proper disposal of medicine protects the water supply AND reduces the risk of harm or misuse. Help keep our community safe!
For more info, click on: http://www.iask-cab.org/takeback/
How Addictive Substances Affect the Teen Brain & Workshops to Learn About Vaping
Tuesday, May 8
7:00pm - 9:00pm
iASK-CAB will be hosting an informative community event on May 8th featuring Dr. Stephen Dewey, a renowned neuroscientist whose work has been featured on 20/20, Dateline, The New York Times and more. Dr. Dewey will discuss the affects of addictive substances on the teen brain using actual PET images.
His presentation will be followed by a interactive workshops for both adults and teens on vaping.
Light dinner will be served prior to the meeting.
RSVPs are appreciated. Walk-ins welcome.
To RSVP or for more information, click on: http://www.iask-cab.org/event/1311/
Join us in our work to bring out the best in Irvington schools.