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12/03/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

On Friday we had our in school science fair and we had around 300 projects presented. Thanks to all of our students and the science teachers who made it happen. We are looking forward to the chosen projects to compete at the next level science fairs.

Yesterday, Saturday, our elementary robotics team received the “Robot Skills Champion Award (VIQC)” award at the VEX IQ tournament. Kudos to Mr.Turan and the elementary students from 5th grade: Justice, Lyam, Jalen and Tonny

Around 20 staff members and students are going to Colombia this Spring Break. Part of the trip is taking donated items to the people in need. If you would like to contribute new or gently used items, please send them to Ms.Pico. Items are School supplies, hygiene items, medical supplies, summer clothes, electronics, sporting equipment, didactic materials and toys.

Lastly we have two high school boys basketball games coming up this Friday and Saturday. This will be our homecoming game and we will be playing against the best teams in the division. Doors open at 5:30pm. There will be a raffle both nights. Wear blue and orange to support the team colors.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

11/26/2017

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

Mobile dentist will be at our school tomorrow.

Thursday, November 30th, we will have our PTO meeting between 6pm-7pm.

On Friday we will have our in school science fair during school hours and we need judges to judge the projects throughout the day. Please email Ms.Bargy @ bargy@imsaindy.org if you are interested in judging.

On Friday we will have early release at 1pm. Please remember to pick up your children two hours earlier than normal times from the school and the bus stop.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

11/19/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.
I would like to wish a happy thanksgiving to all of our students and parents. I hope you spend the best time with your loved ones, rejuvenate and finish the first semester strong before the winter break. We have no school for students this week and I will see you on Monday, November 27th.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

11/12/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,


This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

 

The senior class community service project is a winter drive to benefit the Wheeler Mission. Send toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo and lotion in a ziplock bag until December.19th.

Congratulations to the students of the month for October. We will have lunch with these students and their parents this Tuesday at 11am at the Super China Buffet.

 
Our super staff of the month for October is Mr.Knox, Assistant Principal of School Culture for grades 3-8.

Our middle school VEX Robotics team placed first in the first regional competition they competed this year. Our elementary team also placed second overall. Kudos to Mr.Yunus and Mr.Turan as their coaches and the students who worked hard to accomplish this. Check for some pictures.

IMSA North won the Concept Spelling Bee that took place yesterday in Chicago. Victory Sampson came first and Eric Mwasinga placed in the top 5. Kudos to the students and Ms.Bell and Ms.Lawson wor working and traveling with the students. Check for some pictures.

International festival was an instant classic. It was lead by students and presented to entire student body and parents to enjoy. Kudos to all the students and staff. In particular Ms.Pico, Mr.Pico, Ms.Adlig worked hard to organize the event with students. Check for some pictures.

This is our last week before Thanksgiving break. There will not be any school next week. Please make sure your students attend the school everyday this week. We are working hard with some of our families to avoid filing truancy charges with the state.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

11/5/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,
This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

Please remember the time change today, the time should be between 6pm and 7pm when you receive this call.
National Honor Society is holding a canned food drive is starting on Monday.

Oral Health educator will be here on Monday, Nov. 6th, to visit with grades K-5 students.
Parent teacher conferences is this Thursday, November 9th between 4pm-7pm. Also there will be a presentation for 7th and 8th grade parents about 21st Century Scholar Program.
Our International Fair will be on Friday. Please bring foods and ethnic items to share. Check with Ms.Pico for questions.

Write an essay as a parent and join the parent writing contest. Two of our parents received monetary awards last year.

conceptschools.org/parent-writing-contest

Bring your new or gently worn shoes for kids in need and in turn get a discount at the School Uniform Store. See announcements on the website.

http://north.imsaindy.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Shoe-Drive-Flyer-2017.pdf

Mobile dentist visit is on Monday, Nov. 27th. Forms will be passed out again on Monday, please turn them in asap if you have not done yet.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

10/29/2017

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

We had 170 students, parents and staff members show up to the Trunk or Treat, Bingo Night and 15 parents came to our PTO meeting. Check our twitter feed for pictures. Students whose parents came to the PTO meeting can dress down tomorrow, Monday.

 

Please join our community council and give feedback in major school initiatives in person or by joining the online discussion. Check the website for details.

Students who received re-enrollment t-shirts that they custom designed during last school year can start wearing them on Fridays. Again these are the custom designed t-shirts with school logo on the corner.

If you have not downloaded already, please check out our Apple and Android application to check your student information, please check the website for the links and details.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

10/22/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

If you haven’t turned in your Mobile Dentist forms please do so as soon as possible.
Last day to put items in Lay-a-Way  at School Zone is Saturday, November 11th. All Lay-a-ways must be picked up by Friday, December 22, 2017.

The Marion County Health Department will be conducting Vision and Hearing Screening this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at our school for grades: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 10. Please make sure your students don’t miss the opportunity to get checked out.

 

Saturday, October 28th we have three events between 4:30pm-7:30pm. We have Trunk and Treat, Bingo Night and October PTO Meeting. Again on Saturday October 28th between 4:30pm-7:30pm.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

10/15/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,
This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

Fall break starts on Thursday, the last day for classes this week is Wednesday. School resumes next Monday, October 23rd.

Saturday, October 28th we have three events between 4:30pm-7:30pm. We have Trunk and Treat, Bingo Night and October PTO Meeting. Again on Saturday October 28th between 4:30pm-7:30pm.

Congratulations to the September students of the Month. I had a great time with these students and their families at a lunch at China Buffet last week.

Grade First Name Last Name
K Luke McClure
1 Unique Ricks
2 Davianna Woodson
3 Tonatiuh Tepas
4 Ayokunle( Faith) Akindele
5 Justice Coleman
6 Jeremiah Oliver
7 Aniya Morman
8 Jaz’Myne Quarles
HS Perla Gomez
HS Greg Warsaw

Our super staff of the month for September is Ms.Kraft, our Special Education teacher for Middle School. Congratulations Ms.Kraft. Our staff of the month is chosen by all of the staff votes.

Help your girl discover her inner scientist! On Saturday, November 11th, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis along with the IUPUI will be teaming up once again to provide girls with exciting program activities in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Cost is $5 per student and click here for registration or our website under announcements.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……


10/08/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.
All the Principal’s announcements, including this one are posted on the website under Activities tab so you can access to all the links.

First quarter was over last Friday. Report cards will be mailed out this week.

There is no afterschool tutoring on Wednesday.

Middle school girls basketball tryouts scheduled for Monday has been moved to Wednesday, no try outs on Monday.  

Dental forms will be sent out with students on Monday and they are due no later than Friday, October 13th.

Vision and hearing screenings are this Friday.

Monday, October 16th is the last day to turn on Textbook fee forms. If you would like to know if you owe any fees or have turned in textbook fee waiver application forms, please login to Concept Schools Student Information System and click on fees.

Free tutoring or mentoring? IUPUI is offering it free. Please check this link or the school website.

Help your girl discover her inner scientist! On Saturday, November 11th, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis along with the IUPUI will be teaming up once again to provide girls with exciting program activities in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Cost is $5 per student and click here for registration or our website under announcements.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

10/01/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.
All the Principal’s announcements, including this one are posted on the website under Activities tab so you can access to all the links.
October 26th, Thursday it will be our second BINGO night and PTO meeting. First one was a success. Our new PTO officers will be selected in October meeting.

Do you shop at Amazon and want to help financially to our school? Please choose our school from smile.amacon.com so a percentage of your purchase you make at Amazon is donated to our school.

The first quarter is over at the end of this Friday. Please update your address and phone numbers for effective communication.

Wednesday, October 4th is English Language Learner Parent Night between 5:00pm and 6:30pm.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

09/24/2017

Good Evening IMSA North Family,
This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.
All the Principal’s announcements, including this one are posted on the website under Activities tab so you can access to all the links.

Yesterday we participated in the Ovarian Cancer Walk. We had close to 40 people joined Ms.Bell’s group to support her.

Thursday, September 28th we will have a BINGO night between 6pm-8pm. There will be a PTO meeting between 6:30pm-7:30pm as well. I will be presenting an update about our School Improvement Grant and I would love to hear from our parents during the PTO meeting. Please come and join us, check the website for details.

If you would like to know if you owe any fees or have turned in textbook fee waiver application forms, please login to Concept Schools Student Information System and click on fees. Deadline to turn in the textbook fee waiver applications is October 16th.

Great new product. ConceptSIS to access your child’s grades is on the Apple and Google play store. The links to download are on the school website.

And lastly do you want to see the location of school buses any given time so you can know when the bus will be at the bus stop? Go to Miller.myatiportal.com/map and enter the code 503. The application only works during the time when the buses are running.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

09/17/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.
Starting with this announcement, all the Principal announcements will be posted on the website under Activities tab so you can access to all the links.

Our staff of the month for August is Ms.Stephens, 5th grade ELA and Social studies teacher. Congratulations Ms.Stephens.

Our students of the month for August are:

Thank you so much for supporting the Book Fair last week!  If you are still interested in purchasing books, you may visit, http://www.scholastic.com/bf/imsanorth2 , and order online.  The school will still receive the percentage of the sale for the school fundraiser.  Miss Zack, in the library, will be happy to place your online orders for you, if you need assistance.We had lunch with these students and their parents at the Super China Buffet this week, check the pictures on the website.

Saturday, September 23rd, please join us for Ovarian Cancer Walk. An ovarian cancer survivor herself, Ms.Bell is coordinating our school participation. Check the website for details. Again this Saturday at 9am.

Sunday, September 24th if you are looking for a Family Fun event, Kid Fest is one for you in Noblesville. We will have 20 free tickets to give away worth $5 each. Please ask the office.

Thursday, September 28th we will have a BINGO night between 6pm-8pm. PTO meeting between 6:30pm-7:30pm. Please come and join us, check the website for details.

If you would like to know if you owe any fees or have turned in textbook fee waiver application forms, please login to Concept Schools Student Information System and click on fees. Deadline to turn in the textbook fee waiver applications is October 9th.

Great new product. ConceptSIS to access your child’s grades is on the Apple and Google play store. Search for ConceptSIS in Apple and Google store or check the direct links in the announcements. If you have any issues with the app, please email contact@conceptsis.com or or the support link from their accounts instead of leaving comments in the appstore. The application is new and still being developed.

Android (Google Play):  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.conceptsis.cssis&hl=en
iPhone/iPad (Apple Store) : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/conceptsis/id1193306770?mt=8

And lastly do you want to see the location of school buses any given time so you can know when the bus will be at the bus stop? Go to Miller.myatiportal.com/map and enter the code 503. Tracking is available only when the buses are running their routes.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

09/10/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

Thank you for showing up to the Parent teacher conferences, we had a good turnout. Please check our facebook and twitter pages for pictures.


facebook.com/imsanorth

twitter.com/imsanorth

Our high school robotics team learned their mission on Saturday, we wish them the best success this season.

Indiana Black Expo is excited to announce the registration open for the 2017 Circle City Classic® Education Day Party. The Education Day will be on Saturday September 23rd in Lucas Oil Stadium.  Education Day Party is open to all middle school, high school students. The fair provides attendees with admissions and financial aid information as well as the opportunity to meet university representatives in person.  Additionally, students will have the opportunity to connect with educational service providers to learn more about scholarships, financial aid and testing requirements necessary for admittance. The Black Expo costs $10 however if you commit to attend the Education Day, the school will give you a free admission ticket. To get your free ticket, sign up with your homeroom teacher by Friday, September 15th.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

09/03/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

No school on Monday nor Tuesday, students are coming back on Wednesday.

Parent Teacher conferences for all grades, K-12 are this coming Saturday, September 9th between 9am to 1pm.

Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be September 9th – 15th.  The book fair will be open during Parent /Teacher Conferences as well. If you would like to help please Contact Miss Zack in the Library!  

Please continue to save your Box Tops For Education, we are going to start collecting them soon.

Please follow us on social media accounts.

Website: north.imsaindy.org

Facebook : facebook.com/imsanorth

Twitter : twitter.com/imsanorth

Youtube: youtube.com/channel/UCVkHg7mfFZtOJO3dAXyaRkA/featured

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

08/27/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

Our students had a great time during Solar Eclipse and we raised around $500 for our robotics team, please see the website for pictures and videos.

Are you interested in going to Colombia during Spring break with staff, students and parents? It is only $1300.  Please check the website for details.

CYSP Parent dinner is this Thursday.

Please save your Box Tops For Education, we are going to start collecting them soon. Also please save your old markers, we are starting to recycle them.

IMSA North’s Fall  Scholastic Book Fair will be September 9th – 15th.  The book fair will be open during Parent /Teacher Conferences, Saturday, September 9th between 9am-1pm! Volunteers are needed during Parent /Teacher Conferences, on Saturday, and throughout the following week, during school hours.  Please Contact Miss Zack in the Library, if you are able to help!  

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

08/13/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

Tutoring is starting this week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays between 3:10pm-3:45pm. Students who are not picked up  by 3:50pm will be escorted to the aftercare. Students who are regularly picked up after 3:50pm may be charged a fee.

 

To access to your child’s academics, attendance and all other data please login to our Concept Schools Student Information System. All the students will receive their username/passwords on Monday, please ask your child to show you the slip. None of the passwords have changed from last year.

The revised bus routes are available on the website.

Are you interested in going to Colombia during Spring break with staff, students and parents? It is only $1300.  Please check the website for details.

We welcome our parents to volunteer and visit our classrooms. Please see the guidelines on our website.

The solar eclipse is tomorrow. If you child is participating in the viewing, please talk to them about looking at the eclipse with only the glasses. Permission slip is on the website or here.

Attention Sophomores & Juniors ! The PSAT will be given to the interested 10th and 11th grade students on Wednesday, October 11th, beginning at 8:00am until noon. The PSAT is a practice test that prepares students for success on the SAT which is a commonly required college placement test. Registration is due by August 21st!  See Mrs. Elif to sign up or for more details.

As a reminder while you can always reach me by calling the school or email me at secen@imsaindy.org, you can now text me or call me at (317) 455-5583.  

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

08/06/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcement


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner.

We had a great start to the school year. I thank you for trusting us with your children.

Aug 16th is the picture day.


CYSP application deadline is August 18th.

The school nurse need medical consent forms to be able to care for your children. We have about 30% of the forms turned in. The soft copy of the forms are available on the website under “Academics” tab.

http://north.imsaindy.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Consent-Forms-English.pdf

As the Principal I always value your feedback and input. While you can always reach me by calling the school or email me at secen@imsaindy.org, you can now text me or call me at (317) 455-5583.  While it is likely that I may not be able to answer the phone, I will definitely get back to you if you leave me a voicemail.

Have a great Sunday evening, and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……