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A Downtown Musical Adventure
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Iroquois Community School band, choir and orchestra students ventured into downtown Chicago to attend a music performance at the Chicago Symphony Center on Wednesday, May 8.

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International Culture Night
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Iroquois Community School hosted its first-ever International Cultural Festival on Wednesday, April 24 and it was a huge success!

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Arbor Day Festivities
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Students, staff and city representatives celebrated Arbor Day at Iroquois Community School on Friday, April 26. 

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K-5 Winter Concert
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Iroquois Community School recently performed the musical "Goal!" which showcased more than 250 students in grades kindergarten through 5th grade.

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The Masked Reader Challenge
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In preparation for Read Across America Week, Iroquois Community School students were challenged to read as many books as possible for a Masked Reader Challenge.

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Ralph Shayne Author Visit
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Iroquois Community School students had the privilege of meeting and listening to Chicago-based author, Ralph Shayne.

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Children's Author Stops by ICS
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Iroquois Community School welcomed Chicago-based children's author Allan Woodrow for a visit on February 22. 

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Bonding in the Buddy Program
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Iroquois Community School has a unique Buddy Program in which every young Iroquois student is paired up with an older student, or "buddy" at the start of each school year. 

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ICS Jazz Festival
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The Iroquois Community School Jazz Band recently participated in the Old Quarry Middle School Jazz Festival in Lemont, Illinois.

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Second Grade Art Club
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Students in Ms. Valerie De Felice's second grade art club started a new project last week. 

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The Juggler with the Yellow Shoes
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Entertainer Dan Kirk presented his impressive juggling skills, along with a "STOP Bullying" presentation, to Iroquois students in kindergarten through fifth grade last Friday. 

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Student Council Clothing Drive
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The ICS 4th and 5th Grade Student Council hosted a clothing drive to benefit the Des Plaines Self Help Closet and Food Pantry. 

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Feed My Starving Children Field Trip
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All Iroquois Community School eighth graders took a field trip to Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg in December. 

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Nursing Home Music Tour!
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Iroquois Community School's Concert Orchestra and Concert Band performed at Generations Oakton Arms Nursing Home in Des Plaines on Friday, December 8.

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ICS Student's Show Off Their Talents!
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ICS Talent Show 2023 is a fabulous event that showcases 28 unique acts from singing, dancing, martial arts and magic.

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ICS Halloween Ball
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The Iroquois PTC hosted the school's annual Halloween Ball last week!

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ICS Warrior Showdown!
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ICS recently hosted its first Warrior Showdown K-8 School Assembly of the school year on September 15th.

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Practice Makes Perfect!
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Iroquois intermediate orchestra students have been hard at work practicing for their upcoming concert! 

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Cross Country Collaboration
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Iroquois 6th, 7th and 8th graders participated in a middle school meet at Maine West High School. 

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Intermediate Band Practice
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Intermediate Band at ICS has been working on completing the Essential Elements for Band, Book 1 this year.

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Photograph of two students pushing a cart down the hallway
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ICS students work hard all week following the Warrior Expectations!  

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Photo of a student playing a trumpet
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Under the guidance of Mr. Radtke and Ms. Todd, fifth grade students were excited to have the opportunity to try out different band and orchestra instruments this week.

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First Week of School!
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D62 welcomed back ICS staff on July 17 with 1st-8th grade students returning on July 19 followed by kindergarten students on July 20.

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Drone Club
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Stop by ICS and you might catch LMC Specialist Cathy Borge flying drones with students.

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Photo of students and their teacher performing a concert in the Gym.
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Each year Iroquois Community School opens it's doors to welcome family and friends of our K-5 students as part of their annual spring concert.

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The Amazing Anti-bullying BMX Assembly!
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Matt Wilhelm came to Iroquois in May and shared his story of how one small act of kindness changed him from a bullied kid to a National Champion.

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4th Grade Ukulele Club
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Every Monday during lunch/recess Mr. Radtke runs a ukulele club for 4th grade students.

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Springtime Serenade at ICS
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Iroquois Community School's Spring Music Concert on May 15 showcased ten different ensembles performed by students in fourth through eighth grade.

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