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

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

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    02/01/2019

    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

  • Career Day 12-4pm details TBA

    Career Day 12-4pm details TBA

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM
    02/01/2019

    This is a day where students can come and learn about careers. Details will be posted here as they become available. This event is sponsored by the PAC

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

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

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/04/2019

    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 ages 6-9 pre-registered 12:30-2:00pm

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

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    02/04/2019

    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

  • Photography Club 2:30-3:30pm Jr & Sr High IDEA students

    Photography Club 2:30-3:30pm Jr & Sr High IDEA students

    2:30 PM-3:30 PM
    02/04/2019

    photo club announcement
    For IDEA students in Jr High and High School! An exciting new club is starting:  Photography Club.
    This is for Jr High and High School Students in IDEA. The volunteer coach is professional photographer Glenda Christina. The info is below. It is limited to 14 IDEA students so please sign up by replying to this email. Signing up also means that your information will be shared with the coach who is also an IDEA vendor. Please review the information below carefully. There will also be an additional expense of $128.50 which can be taken out of allotment to purchase the curriculum. If you have any questions please let us know. The IDEA staff sponsor for this club is Tonya Plass. Please note that the class time is from 2:30-3:30pm

    To Register please send me (Sandy) sandy.blewett@ideafamilies.org or text (907) 888-0852 the following information which will be shared with the coach. Please mention this is for the Photography Club since we have several clubs starting and we want to make 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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  • (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    02/05/2019

    For IDEA students in grades 4-8. This team is just for fun (no competitions). You must pre-register to attend. Please email Coach Jen Schutte at gjschutte@ideafamilies.org

    Will meet Tuesdays from 11am-12:30pm at IDEA. The Oct 23 meeting will be 9-10:30am. Starts Oct 2 runs through Feb 26. Coaches are IDEA parents Jen Schutte and Mike Groves. Thanks Jen & Mike!

     

  • Spelling Bee 2-3pm IDEA grades 3-8

    Spelling Bee 2-3pm IDEA grades 3-8

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/05/2019

    Details TBA

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  • Senior Meeting 1-3pm

    Senior Meeting 1-3pm

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/06/2019

    Graduation planning and other senior issues are discussed

  • Chess Club for all IDEA families 1:30-2:30pm

    Chess Club for all IDEA families 1:30-2:30pm

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    02/06/2019

    Chess Club: Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 1:30-2:30 at the IDEA office. For IDEA students of all ages and family members. This is not a drop off event except for kids in 9th grade or above. An adult must accompany students 8th grade of younger. Bring your chess board and be ready to have a fantastic time. Adults can play too! If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail the club coach IDEA parent Catrina by using the following link:  (You will need your IDEA username and password)  https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Catrina!

     

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  • LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/07/2019

    LEGO Robotics: For ages 9-14 (grades 4-8). IDEA students only. All meetings on are Thursdays from 1-3pm at IDEA. This is a competitive team which meets from Sept thru Feb. You must be pre-registered to attend this club. This is a competitive team from Sept thru Feb.  However if they go n to compete in Internationals they will continue to meet weekly through May.

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  • Quiet Day

    Quiet Day

    All day
    02/08/2019

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

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

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

    2:30 PM-4:00 PM
    02/08/2019

    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

     

  • Couples Night Out – for IDEA parents 6-9pm

    Couples Night Out – for IDEA parents 6-9pm

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    02/08/2019

    Details TBA. This event is sponsored by the PAC

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

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

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/11/2019

    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 ages 6-9 pre-registered 12:30-2:00pm

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

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    02/11/2019

    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

  • Box Tops Party 2:30-3:00pm

    Box Tops Party 2:30-3:00pm

    2:30 PM-3:00 PM
    02/11/2019

    Come join us as we clip box tops and have a wonderful visit as well. Meet other IDEA parents. Kids are welcome. Please plan on staying for the PAC meeting from 3:00-4:30pm, if you can. Questions? Call Sandy at 456-1368. This is a PAC sponsored event.

  • PAC Meeting 3:00-4:30pm

    PAC Meeting 3:00-4:30pm

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    02/11/2019

    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.

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  • (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    02/12/2019

    For IDEA students in grades 4-8. This team is just for fun (no competitions). You must pre-register to attend. Please email Coach Jen Schutte at gjschutte@ideafamilies.org

    Will meet Tuesdays from 11am-12:30pm at IDEA. The Oct 23 meeting will be 9-10:30am. Starts Oct 2 runs through Feb 26. Coaches are IDEA parents Jen Schutte and Mike Groves. Thanks Jen & Mike!

     

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  • Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM
    02/13/2019

    Want to trace your family tree? Want to bring history alive? Do family tree DNA testing. Learn how to structure your family tree. Learn how to research and where to find family information. Join us for GENEALOGY CLUB. Meets once a week, 2nd semester – for 8 weeks.  Even though the Parent Meeting is on  Tuesday Jan 29 from 1-2pm, the club will meet on Wednesdays starting February 6. The schedule is as follows:

    FEBRUARY:  Feb 6 special time from 10-11am * Feb 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 27 from 12:30-1:30pm

    MARCH:  Mar 6 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 27 special time:  3-4pm (last meeting)

    All ages welcome. Parents will be important so please stick around. DNA kits are $100 each out of allotment. Coach is Candice. For contact information please click the following link:      https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Candi !

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  • LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/14/2019

    LEGO Robotics: For ages 9-14 (grades 4-8). IDEA students only. All meetings on are Thursdays from 1-3pm at IDEA. This is a competitive team which meets from Sept thru Feb. You must be pre-registered to attend this club. This is a competitive team from Sept thru Feb.  However if they go n to compete in Internationals they will continue to meet weekly through May.

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

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

    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    02/15/2019

    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

  • Music Fun Club grades 4-7 IDEA students 2:30-4pm

    Music Fun Club grades 4-7 IDEA students 2:30-4pm

    2:30 PM-4:00 PM
    02/15/2019

    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

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

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/18/2019

    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 ages 6-9 pre-registered 12:30-2:00pm

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

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    02/18/2019

    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

  • Photography Club 2:30-3:30pm Jr & Sr High IDEA students

    Photography Club 2:30-3:30pm Jr & Sr High IDEA students

    2:30 PM-3:30 PM
    02/18/2019

    photo club announcement
    For IDEA students in Jr High and High School! An exciting new club is starting:  Photography Club.
    This is for Jr High and High School Students in IDEA. The volunteer coach is professional photographer Glenda Christina. The info is below. It is limited to 14 IDEA students so please sign up by replying to this email. Signing up also means that your information will be shared with the coach who is also an IDEA vendor. Please review the information below carefully. There will also be an additional expense of $128.50 which can be taken out of allotment to purchase the curriculum. If you have any questions please let us know. The IDEA staff sponsor for this club is Tonya Plass. Please note that the class time is from 2:30-3:30pm

    To Register please send me (Sandy) sandy.blewett@ideafamilies.org or text (907) 888-0852 the following information which will be shared with the coach. Please mention this is for the Photography Club since we have several clubs starting and we want to make 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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  • (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    02/19/2019

    For IDEA students in grades 4-8. This team is just for fun (no competitions). You must pre-register to attend. Please email Coach Jen Schutte at gjschutte@ideafamilies.org

    Will meet Tuesdays from 11am-12:30pm at IDEA. The Oct 23 meeting will be 9-10:30am. Starts Oct 2 runs through Feb 26. Coaches are IDEA parents Jen Schutte and Mike Groves. Thanks Jen & Mike!

     

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  • Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM
    02/20/2019

    Want to trace your family tree? Want to bring history alive? Do family tree DNA testing. Learn how to structure your family tree. Learn how to research and where to find family information. Join us for GENEALOGY CLUB. Meets once a week, 2nd semester – for 8 weeks.  Even though the Parent Meeting is on  Tuesday Jan 29 from 1-2pm, the club will meet on Wednesdays starting February 6. The schedule is as follows:

    FEBRUARY:  Feb 6 special time from 10-11am * Feb 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 27 from 12:30-1:30pm

    MARCH:  Mar 6 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 27 special time:  3-4pm (last meeting)

    All ages welcome. Parents will be important so please stick around. DNA kits are $100 each out of allotment. Coach is Candice. For contact information please click the following link:      https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Candi !

  • Chess Club for all IDEA families 1:30-2:30pm

    Chess Club for all IDEA families 1:30-2:30pm

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    02/20/2019

    Chess Club: Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 1:30-2:30 at the IDEA office. For IDEA students of all ages and family members. This is not a drop off event except for kids in 9th grade or above. An adult must accompany students 8th grade of younger. Bring your chess board and be ready to have a fantastic time. Adults can play too! If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail the club coach IDEA parent Catrina by using the following link:  (You will need your IDEA username and password)  https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Catrina!

     

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  • STATE Battle of the Books gd 3/4

    STATE Battle of the Books gd 3/4

    All day
    02/21/2019

    Details TBA

  • LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/21/2019

    LEGO Robotics: For ages 9-14 (grades 4-8). IDEA students only. All meetings on are Thursdays from 1-3pm at IDEA. This is a competitive team which meets from Sept thru Feb. You must be pre-registered to attend this club. This is a competitive team from Sept thru Feb.  However if they go n to compete in Internationals they will continue to meet weekly through May.

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  • Quiet Day

    Quiet Day

    All day
    02/22/2019

    Families and visitors are encouraged to stop by however we have no in-office events planned during business hours however there are several activities going on – one is off site and one is after hours.

  • Jr-Sr. High Book Club 4:30-5:30 @ Barnes & Noble

    Jr-Sr. High Book Club 4:30-5:30 @ Barnes & Noble

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    02/22/2019

    419 Merhar Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA

    419 Merhar Ave, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA

    Jr-Sr. High Book Club:    Meets the last Friday of every month (same as the Jr/Sr High social) from 4:30-5:30pm at Barnes & Noble. Coach is IDEA parent Melissa Mitchell. Please click on the following link for more information (you will need your IDEA username and password to login):   https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485   This group will continue based on the interest level of high schoolers. Thanks Melissa!

  • Jr/Sr High Social (grades 7-12) 6:00-9:00pm

    Jr/Sr High Social (grades 7-12) 6:00-9:00pm

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    02/22/2019

    Jr. & Sr. Social: Usually meets the last Friday of the month at IDEA from 6-9pm. For IDEA students in grades 7-12. Watch your email for details! Group leader is IDEA parent Jessica Garcia. For more information please click the following link:   (you will need your IDEA username and password to login)   https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Jessica!

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  • STATE Battle of the Books gd 5/6

    STATE Battle of the Books gd 5/6

    All day
    02/25/2019

    Details TBA

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

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

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/25/2019

    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 ages 6-9 pre-registered 12:30-2:00pm

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

    12:30 PM-2:00 PM
    02/25/2019

    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

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  • STATE Battle of the Books – Middle School

    STATE Battle of the Books – Middle School

    All day
    02/26/2019

    Details TBA

  • (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    (LEGO) Robotics Recreational Team grades 4-8, 11am-12:30pm

    11:00 AM-12:30 PM
    02/26/2019

    For IDEA students in grades 4-8. This team is just for fun (no competitions). You must pre-register to attend. Please email Coach Jen Schutte at gjschutte@ideafamilies.org

    Will meet Tuesdays from 11am-12:30pm at IDEA. The Oct 23 meeting will be 9-10:30am. Starts Oct 2 runs through Feb 26. Coaches are IDEA parents Jen Schutte and Mike Groves. Thanks Jen & Mike!

     

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  • STATE Battle of the Books – High School

    STATE Battle of the Books – High School

    All day
    02/27/2019

    Details TBA

  • Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    Genealogy Club IDEA students ~ 12:30-1:30pm

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM
    02/27/2019

    Want to trace your family tree? Want to bring history alive? Do family tree DNA testing. Learn how to structure your family tree. Learn how to research and where to find family information. Join us for GENEALOGY CLUB. Meets once a week, 2nd semester – for 8 weeks.  Even though the Parent Meeting is on  Tuesday Jan 29 from 1-2pm, the club will meet on Wednesdays starting February 6. The schedule is as follows:

    FEBRUARY:  Feb 6 special time from 10-11am * Feb 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Feb 27 from 12:30-1:30pm

    MARCH:  Mar 6 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 13 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 20 from 12:30-1:30pm * Mar 27 special time:  3-4pm (last meeting)

    All ages welcome. Parents will be important so please stick around. DNA kits are $100 each out of allotment. Coach is Candice. For contact information please click the following link:      https://www.ideafamilies.org/families/region-f/?p=485  Thanks Candi !

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  • LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    LEGO Robotics for grades 4-8 IDEA students from 1-3pm Thursdays

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/28/2019

    LEGO Robotics: For ages 9-14 (grades 4-8). IDEA students only. All meetings on are Thursdays from 1-3pm at IDEA. This is a competitive team which meets from Sept thru Feb. You must be pre-registered to attend this club. This is a competitive team from Sept thru Feb.  However if they go n to compete in Internationals they will continue to meet weekly through May.

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