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December 07 - December 10
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    Quilting Club ages 10 and up in IDEA 10:30am-12pm

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM

    For IDEA students age 10 and up

    No drop offs ~ a parent must attend with their student

    Mandatory Parent Meeting:  Friday, Sept 7 from 10-11am @ IDEA

    CLUB DATES:   Starting October ~ the first & third Fridays from 10:30am-12pm @ IDEA

    October 5 and 19  * November 2 and 16 * December 7 and 21 * January 4 and 18 * February 1 and 15 * March 1 and 15 * Last meeting:  April 19

    IDEA Student Cookie Baking/Candy Making Contest 2-3pm

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    We invite all IDEA students to participate in our Student Cookie Baking/Candy Making Contest. The contest will be from 2:00–3:00pm. Anyone who attends can be a judge and can choose the category they will be a judge in. Students who have entered the contest cannot be judges in the category they have entered but they can be judges in another category. For all the details and prize information please click the following link (you will need your IDEA username and password to login): https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=489  Deadline to sign up is Nov 30.

    Questions? Give me a call:  456-1368

    Cheers, Sandy

    Sandy Blewett, Field Rep


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    Math Club for IDEA students grades 4-8 from 10:00-11:00am

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    Math Club: IDEA is proud to announce that we will once again be hosting a MATH CLUB this year! We are honored to have as our coach the awesome math and science teacher, Dr. Mike Donaldson, PhD. (Mike loves to incorporate science with mathematics which is a real BLAST!) MATH CLUB is for all IDEA students in grades 4-8. Your student will be engaged in hands-on mathematics and develop a strong foundational background in math as well as having a fun with other students. MATH CLUB incorporates MATH COUNTS which is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging “bee” style contests. There is a registration fee of $30 dollars and students are required to purchase a calculator. This money can be taken out of your allotment. If you have questions or you are interested in having your student participate in MATH CLUB, please email Contact Teacher Mary Ekblad, mailto:mary.ekblad@ideafamilies.org Find out more about Math Counts at: http://mathcounts.org/ Staff sponsor is Contact Teacher Mary Ekblad. Thanks Mary & Dr. Mike!

    1st LEGO League Jr. - IDEA PARENT MEETING 12:30-2:00pm

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM

    Mandatory Parent Meeting for 1st  Lego League Jr.  For AGES 6-9 (IDEA students only).

    What is FIRST© LEGO© League Jr.? Guided by adult Coaches and FIRST© LEGO© League Jr. Core Values, students work with LEGO© elements and motorized parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review. The program focuses on building interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through a real-world challenge – to be solved by research, critical thinking, and imagination.

    Meetings will be every Monday beginning Dec 10 and concluding April 29. The only Monday omitted will be April 1 because of state testing. Each  meeting will be from 12:30-2:00pm at IDEA. You must be pre-registered to attend.  For registration details please email Coach Candice. Please click the following link for her contact information (you will need your IDEA username and password to login):  https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485

    PAC Meeting 3:00-4:30pm

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2157 Van Horn Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA
    2157 Van Horn Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA

    PAC (Parent Advisory Committee):  First meeting will be Monday, Aug 13. The PAC meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 3-4:30pm @ IDEA. This is a wonderful time to get together with other IDEA parents to talk about homeschooling issues which are important to you, ask questions, help plan activities and events for your children, and meet some really awesome folks. Whether you have been homeschooling for years or are just brand new to IDEA we welcome you. IDEA parent Jen Schutte is PAC Chairwoman. Thanks Sandy & Jen, and all our wonderful PAC officers and PAC members! Questions? Email staff advisor Sandy Blewett mailto:sandy.blewett@ideafamilies.org or call 456-1368 or 374-2200  Children are welcome.