< 2019 >
January 11 - January 14
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    Quiet Day

    12:00 AM

    Families and visitors are encouraged to stop by however we have no in-office events planned during business hours.

    Music Fun Club grades K-3 IDEA students 2:30-4pm

    2:30 PM-4:00 PM

    2 more new clubs are starting:  K-3 Music Fun Club and 4-7 Music Fun Club. The volunteer coach is certified teacher and music instructor Francis Lupton with 27 ½ years teaching K-12 music in the local public schools. She has been a part of the local Performing Arts community for over 30 years. She is also an IDEA vendor.  Each club is limited to 28 students. The clubs will include a wide variety of experiences:  Learning the general fundamentals of music through instruments, music games, dances, songs, drama, etc. Our staff sponsor is contact teacher Kathleen Kinney. Everything will be provided.

    K-3 Club will meet the 2nd Friday of the month as follows:  Han 11, Feb 8 and March 8, 2019. 4-7 Club will meet the 3rd Friday of the month as follows:  Jan 18, Feb 15 and March 15, 2019. Parents can stay and observe or drop and go.

    To Register please send me (Sandy) sandy.blewett@ideafamilies.org or text (907) 888-0852 the following information which will be shared with the coaches. Please mention which club this is for as we have several new clubs starting and we want to be sure your students are registered for the club you want.

    Parent first and last name

    Student first and last name

    Student grade level

    Parent phone number

    Anything else you would like us to know


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

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM

    For IDEA students in grades 4-8 now! The club will meet every Monday morning at 10:00-11:00am. Last meeting will be Monday February 25, 2019.  This club is for students in grades 4 thru 8. Students in grade 4 can attend if Coach Mike thinks they are ready. Coach Mike Donaldson PhD. is a wonderful Math Coach and we are honored to have him as our Club Coach. Club Fee is $30 which can be taken out of allotment Contact Teacher Kathy Mosley is the IDEA staff sponsor Kathy.mosley@ideafamilies.org Thanks Dr. Mike and Kathy!


    1st LEGO League Jr. - IDEA ages 6-9 pre-registered 12:30-2:00pm

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM

    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.