Board of Education Meeting,
December 15, 2014
5:15 p.m., ICS Administration Building
request to the Superintendent, the District shall make reasonable
accommodation for a disabled person to be able to participate in this
IHS Varsity Singers to Present "Christmas By
1939, Miss Nelle Urick began a Christmas tradition at Ironton High School.
She called that tradition “Christmas by Candlelight,” and she advertised it
as “one of the most beautiful and impressive
entertainments of the yuletide season.” Her tradition continued into the
1970’s. The Varsity Singers revived that tradition in 2001, and it has been
ongoing since. Please join us for “Christmas by
Candlelight” on Sunday, December 7, at 2pm in the IHS Auditorium. There is
no charge for admission.
Ironton City Schools Recognized For Safety
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine visited
Ironton on Tuesday, July 29 to talk school safety. The Attorney General said
Ironton City Schools has one of the state's top safety
programs and hopes to
learn from its model.
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Ironton City Schools.....There's An App For That!
The "Welcome to Ironton City Schools" app
has been published live to the web in the Mobile HTML5 version. Anyone with
a web-enabled smartphone can access it via:
http://theapp.mobi/tigert...own Progress Book Access, IHS Sport
Schedules, Bus Stops, School Calendar are a few of the items that can be
viewed from your smart phone. iPhone users can click on the link and
add a short cut to their Home Screen. Android users can click on the link
and download the app to their phone. Check it out!
Ironton City Schools Launch "MySchoolBucks"
is now available!!!
What is MySchoolBucks? MySchoolBucks is an online payment service that
provides parents the ability to securely pay for meals, monitor student
cafeteria purchases and receive email notifications for low account
How do I Enroll?
1. Go to www.myschoolbucks.com
and register for an account.
2. Activate your account and add students.
3. Provide your credit or debit card information.
If you have any further questions, please visit
www.myschoolbucks.com and select
the Help/FAQ link. If you need assistance with the enrollment process,
please call MySchoolBucks Customer Support at 1-855-832-5226.
Receives 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools Distinction
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
recognized Ironton High School and 336 other schools across the
United States as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their
overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps
among student subgroups.
The U.S. Department of Education will honor Ironton High School and the
other National Blue Ribbon Schools at a recognition ceremony on Nov. 10-11
in Washington, D.C.
“These great schools are fulfilling the promise of American education—that
all students, no matter their name or zip code, can flourish when schools
provide safe, creative, and challenging learning environments,” Secretary
Duncan said. “National Blue Ribbon Schools are models of consistent
excellence and a resource for other schools and districts. We celebrate them
for their tireless effort and boundless creativity in reaching and teaching
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private
elementary, middle, and high schools where students either achieve very high
learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the
achievement gap. The award affirms the hard work of students, educators,
families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where
students master challenging content.
Congratulations to all students, staff, parents, and community members of
Ironton City Schools.
IHS Receives "Schools of
Promise" Award For The Second Consecutive Year
Ironton High School has been recognized by the
Ohio Department of Education by being named a “Schools of Promise” recipient
for the second consecutive year...
for sustaining high academic achievement among their students. The Schools
of Promise award program recognizes schools attaining solid student
achievement in reading and mathematics while serving a significant number of
economically disadvantaged students. The students, parents, faculty, staff
and administration of Ironton High School are to be commended and
congratulated for receiving the “Schools of Promise” award. Ironton High
School is one of more than one hundred thirty schools across the state of
Ohio to receive this award! Congratulations IHS!!!
IHS Yearbooks Available
the following years are available for purchase: 1981, 1985, 1995,
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009. The purchase price of a yearbook is $55. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to make a purchase.
Quantities are limited.
Ironton Memorial Alley Pavers Available
The Ironton City School District is offering
the opportunity for alumni and supporters of Ironton High School to place
their stamp on the newly constructed Memorial Alley by purchasing a paver
that can be engraved with up to three lines with an inscription of your
choice and placed in Memorial Alley at the new Ironton High School. (Picture
of Some of the Purchased Pavers) These pavers will become a
permanent marker at the new facility. The cost of an engraved paver
is $100. The paver would make a great
gift or a way to honor a special friend or relative.
Place your order today. (Order Form)
Ohio Enforcement of the Individuals
with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
The Ohio Department of Education soon will make changes in the way it
monitors, enforces and publicizes Ohio school districts’ compliance with the
federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which ensures a free,
appropriate public education to students with disabilities. The actions
result from the partial settlement of a class action lawsuit. For details,
read the legal
consent order and related
Students residing outside the city of
Ironton that would like to be considered for enrollment in the Ironton City
School District for the
2014 - 2015 school year need to submit an
Application to the Ironton Board of Education, 105 S. Fifth Street,
Ironton, OH. For more information call
Closings & Delays
The following information is needed when
registering: birth certificate, immunization record, custody or guardianship
documents if applicable.
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2014-2015 Bus Schedule
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