Principal’s Announcements

08/05/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

Thank to all of the parents and students who came to Back to School Night. The first day of school is this Tuesday, Aug 7th. We would like to see all of our students attending school starting from day one. The entire welcome packet is on our website under Activities / Principal’s announcements page. The bus routes will be updated by 12noon tomorrow, Monday so please check the website after 12noon tomorrow for the most updated routes under Academics / Bus Routes page.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights….

8/02/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening Indiana Math and Science Academy North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcement. I would like to invite all of our new and returning students to our Back to School Night tomorrow, Friday, August 3rd between 5:30pm to 7pm. If you recently enrolled and did not fill out the entire enrollment packet, please plan to do it tomorrow when you come to Back to School Night.

Have a great Thursday evening, see you tomorrow and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

7/29/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening Indiana Math and Science Academy North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcement. I would like to invite all of our new and returning students to our Back to School Night tomorrow, Friday, August 3rd between 5:30pm to 7pm. If you recently enrolled and did not fill out the entire enrollment packet, please plan to do it tomorrow when you come to Back to School Night.

Have a great Thursday evening, see you tomorrow and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

7/22/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner. I would like to welcome all of our new students this week through EnrollIndy matching. Please make sure to complete the paperwork as soon as possible.

Our 4th and 5th grade teachers would like to invite you to come join them tomorrow, Monday, July 23rd from 9am-12pm. We will have donuts and juice. This will be the first chance for you to meet the entire teaching team and ask them any questions. We look forward to seeing you if you can join us.

The first high school soccer information meeting in on this TUESDAY, July 24th at 4pm at the school. It will be just a meet and greet and will take about 30 mins.

Next orientation day for new students is on Tuesday, July 24th between 10am to 11:30am. If you are new to IMSA North, it is very important that you attend one of these orientation days.

Back to the school night for all grades is August 3rd, Friday between 5:30pm to 7pm.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

7/15/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with this week’s Principal’s corner. I would like to welcome all of our new students through EnrollIndy matching. Please make sure to complete the paperwork as soon as possible.

I would like to introduce you our new soccer head coach Josh Shuster (Coach J). His phone number is 260-760-0201 and his email is JoshuaShuster90@gmail.com. Here are few reminders about the soccer season.

1. You must have a physical BEFORE you can play! The season Starts July 30th.

2. If you are interested in playing and have not signed up yet, please text the coach at 260-760-0201

3. Season starts July 30th! Plan on meeting the week of July 23rd for a meet and greet!

Next orientation day for new students is on Tuesday, July 24th between 10am to 11:30am. If you are new to IMSA North, it is very important that you attend one of these orientation days.

Back to the school night for all grades is August 3rd, Friday between 5:30pm to 7pm.

Lastly our phone and internet are both back in service after a temporary interruption last week.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

7/1/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

Any students who are planning to play high school soccer and volleyball need to have their physicals completed by their physicians ASAP. Practices will begin the first week of school and students need to have their physicals to participate.

Do you want free backpacks full of school supplies? Prime Smile Back to School rally is on July 14th between 10am to 2pm. Children has to be present to receive the backpacks. Address is 5430 E Washington St, Indianapolis.

Please make sure the go through the welcome packet in detail, it is also on our website.

Lastly I wish everyone a happy 4th of July with your loved ones.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

6/10/2018

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

We started mailing out welcome packets for 2018-2019 school year last week so you should receive them soon. You can find the entire packet contents in this link under Principal Announcements on the website. The welcome packet includes 2018-2019 school calendar including back to school night date and time, supply lists, uniform information and various other important information, please review carefully.

I have the names of students for the month for April-May of this school year. I will have lunch with these students and their parents on August 15th, Wednesday at 11am at Super China Buffet next to the school. The names of the students are:

 

Summer school for grades 3-8 started last week and for  grades K-2, summer school starts tomorrow, Monday, June 11th. Summer school ends on June 22nd. Times for students is between 8:30am to 12noon.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

 

 

 

6/3/2018 

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

This is my first message to all the returning students and staff as well as all the new students and staff. I would like to  welcome everyone to IMSA North for a great 2018-2019 school year. You should expect to get these messages between 6pm and 7pm every Sunday.

Summer school for grades 3-8 starts tomorrow, Monday and ends Friday, June 22nd. For grades K-2, summer school starts next Monday, June 11th. Times for students is between 8:30am to 12noon.

One of our first graders, Anthony Grinston earned 1st place among all the Concept Schools 1st graders at the ReadCon competition. Congratulations Anthony. I encourage all of our students to continue to read as much as they can during summer.

Please check out our uniform store SchoolZone for summer layaway and sales.

Please check the flier for GLEANERS CARE Mobile Food Pantry Program running between June 4th through August 25th. Call  317.829.1800 for more information.

Shalom Health  Fair is on Saturday, July 21st between 10 am to 2 pm, please check the flier for details.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

5/27/2018 

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

We had another great school year  full of events and accomplishments that you can find in our latest newsletter. It was sent to all parents in an email and it is available on our website.

Our focus for next year will be increasing rigor in academics and creating opportunities for our students to become future leaders.

Close to 90% of our students had re-enrolled for next year and with the new enrollments, we are on track to meet our enrollment targets. We have spots for K-9th grades, some of them are very limited. Please continue to refer us to your friends and neighbors.

Please be on the lookout for the welcome packet and the final report cards soon.

This will be the last message for students and parents for 2017-2018 school year. Starting from next week, the announcements will be delivered to students for 2018-2019 school year. If you continue to receive these announcements next week, that means you are re-enrolled for next year.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

5/20/2018 


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

Dear Parents, our annual parent survey is open. We would like to hear from you. Please fill out the online survey in this link, so far we have 19 responses, our goal is to reach 100 survey responses.

SurveyMonkey.com/r/CSParentsSurvey

Unlike the other years, you will not receive a paper copy of the survey so please fill out the online version

Are you interested in challenge? Try these online classes, talk to an admin for more information or check announcements from last week for details.


Class-Central.com/Subjects

Our Purdue MSTEM Speedway field trips for middle and high school went great last week, please check the pictures.

We had 30 seniors graduate yesterday, congratulations to the class of 2018. You can check the pictures and the entire video of the event on our website.

Please remember that we have early release at 1pm for the entire week.

All student medications in the clinic must be picked up prior to the end of school. Any medications left after the last day of school must be destroyed per Indiana law. If your student has a medication in the clinic and no form has been returned, a final copy of the form was sent home with your student on Friday.

​Also, new clinic consent forms for the upcoming year are good for the duration of your student’s time at IMSA-N. Be sure to get these forms filled out completely and returned so your child may be treated for any injury or illness while at school.

Enrollment for next year is its full swing. While we already have waitlists for some grades, please continue to refer IMSA to your friends and family. We are positioned to continue to get better next year. Our focus next year will be on academics and fostering student leadership.


Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

5/13/2018

 

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

Dear Parents, our annual parent survey is open. We would like to hear from you. Please fill out the online survey in this link:

SurveyMonkey.com/r/CSParentsSurvey

Unlike the other years, you will not receive a paper copy of the survey so please fill out the online version

May 6-12 is National Teacher Appreciation Week, and we are celebrating the week by letting our staff members know how important they are to us. If there is a faculty or staff member at your school who has made a difference for you or your student, please fill out this online form, we will make sure it gets to the teacher or staff member.  You may complete this form for any staff member – teachers, counselors, administrators, deans, hall monitors, teaching assistants, etc.

As a student, parent or a staff member you can start taking online college classes free or a minimum charge for a certificate. Our school will pay for our student fees if they take these classes. Please check out the link below for all the classes offered, talk to Ms.Elif, our guidance counselor so we can work out those classes into your schedule. This is open to all Middle and High school students


Class-Central.com/Subjects

For employment opportunities for youth over 16, please check out projectindy.net

Please make sure to let us know if you change your address to make sure you will receive the final report card and the welcome packer for next school year.

Purdue MSTEM Speedway field trips are May 15th, Tuesday for Middle School and May 16th, Wednesday for High School.

Yesterday in Chicago at Concept Schools Art & Language Festival, Clara Owolabi was the winner of the Spanish songs category. This is a great accomplishment if you consider this is her third language!

Also Our school’s Nigerian Dance Group was selected to give a special guest performance at the Festival and received $400 as a team for their great performance. Thanks to the students and their Spanish teacher Ms.Pico and Turkish teacher Ms.Adlig.

On May 24th, we have Field Day for students in 1-7. Please turn in your permission slips to be able to attend.


Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

5/6/2018

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

Thanks to all of our students, parents and friends who showed up to the showcase. It was a night with stem displays, robotics, hot dogs and fun. Thanks to all the staff and students who made it to happen.

We had a great talent show on Wednesday. The entire school was able to watch some of our talented students from elementary to high school. Looking forward to the next talent show.

Two of our students came first and second in the Concept Schools Spanish Bee yesterday in Lorain, OH. Spanish Spelling Bee champion and 1st place was Tim Spearman and runner up – 2nd place- Leonardo Perez. Congratulations to these students and their teacher Ms.Pico.

8th grade promotion is on Monday, May 21st at 10:30am in the gym. There will be a cook out after the promotion ceremony. Please send in the RSVP forms so we can plan accordingly.

On May 3, National Honor Society students volunteered at  Wheeler Mission Donation Center sorting donated items for the men’s and women’s shelters and thrift store. NHS also took approximately 10 bags of clothing, hygiene items, and shoes. 

Purdue MSTEM Speedway field trips are May 15th, Tuesday for Middle School and May 16th, Wednesday for High School. Please turn in the permission slip and $4 to Ms.Lang or Ms.Bargy.

Have a great Sunday evening and 

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

4/29/2018

 

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

National Honor Society would like to thank all those who donated blood on April 26. The Indiana Blood Center was able to register 15 people and collect 9 units of blood.

Our middle school robotics team to place 3rd out of 24 teams in the Sumo Robot competition in Chicago yesterday. Congratulations to their coach Mr.Yunus and students :

Patric Tepas

Brandon Villeda

Also yesterday in Lorain, OH our Turkish Quiz team placed 3rd place in the middle school and 2nd place at the high school level. Congratulations to their teacher Ms.K and students :

Ziair Davis

Daniela Tepas

Leah Walters

Melvin Cruz

Allison Childress

Veronica Dalton

Our showcase ( see flier for details ) is this Thursday, May 3rd, between 5pm-7pm. The showcase will be a chance for our students to showcase their work and talents. There will be hot dogs and a raffle for different prizes.  

 

1) Autographed pictures of WNBA Indiana Fever players.

2) 4 passes to any YMCA for a day this summer.

3) Comic Book/Toy Basket

4) Lunch with Mrs. Mancher

5) Be a Gym Assistant for a day before the end of the year

Also any students in KG and 1st grade, attending the Literacy station at Showcase, will receive a Kohl’s Care Book. See you all on Thursday.

National Honor Society students are volunteering at Wheeler Mission donation store on May 3 and are taking donated items including gently used clothing (men, women’s and children’s – all sizes) and linens. Donated items can be brought to the school. Thank you in advance for supporting our local community!

8th grade promotion is on Monday, May 21st at 10:30am in the gym. There will be a cook out after the promotion ceremony. Please send in the RSVP forms so we can plan accordingly. Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

4/22/2018


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

On Thursday April 26th, IMSA National Honor Society is hosting a Blood Drive. Volunteers (age 16 and up) needed to help Hoosier patients in need.  Please sign-up to donate during lunch at the blood drive table and receive your student appointment card hall pass to attend the drive and RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT. Did you know that by donating blood you will be saving up to 3 people’s lives?

On Friday, we have an early release at 1pm, please plan accordingly.

Our school showcase will be on on May 3rd from 5pm to 7pm. The showcase will be a chance for our students to showcase their accomplishments throughout the year. Please mark your calendars.

Students who are interested in 2019 April DC trip, rising 8th and 9th graders. Please submit your deposit and release forms by last day of school. If you  need more details, please see Ms.Goyette, middle school social studies teacher.

As an 8th grader if you would like to attend college free through  21st Century scholarships program you have to sign up before the end of your 8th grade year. Please call the school if you need help in signing up.

For Kindergarten students next year, we will have Parent Open Houses between 9am-12noon on May 22nd and 24th. Please call the school for details or the brochure.


Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

4/15/2018


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

This week is ISTEP week for grades 3rd through 8th and 10th graders. We will have hot breakfast for all students throughout the week. Please make sure your children are in attendance for the entire week. We ask that our students rest well and ready to do their best in the morning.

Our school showcase will be on on May 3rd from 5pm to 7pm. The showcase will be a chance for our students to showcase their accomplishments throughout the year. Please mark your calendars.

Students who are interested in 2019 April DC trip, rising 8th and 9th graders. Please submit your deposit and release forms by last day of school. If you  need more details, please see Ms.Goyette, middle school social studies teacher.


Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

4/8/2018


Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

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

Grade

First Name

Last Name

K

Kamari

Morris

1

Gianna

Dodson

2

Autumn

Evans

3

Ibuola (Festus)

Ayorinde

4

Victoria

Brown

5

Jalen

Bonds

6

Eric

Mwasinga

7

Stephen (Oladimeji)

Ogunmakinwa

8

Lavonya

Martin

HS

Clara

Owolabi

HS

Olga

Mendoza Ortiz

Our super staff of the month for March selected by staff votes is Ms.Glaub, one of our kindergarten teachers. Congratulations Ms.Glaub.

3 students, 9 staff members, including myself, and friends visited Colombia over the spring break, a sightseeing and a service trip. Thanks to Ms.Pico, our Spanish teacher for organizing the trip, it was a great success. Please see some of the pictures here.

 

Parent teacher conferences is this Thursday, April 12th, between 4pm and 7pm. All 1st through 5th grade parents should plan to see Ms.Zack in the library for AR grades. All 7th and 8th grade parents are encouraged to attend 21st Century grant presentations to make sure our students attend college free after high school.

The second round of ISTEP testing will start next week.


Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

3/18/2018

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

Our Elementary robotics did a superb job and qualified for the World Championship in Kentucky at the end of April. This is a first for us. Kudos to the team members from 5th grade: Justice Coleman, Lyam Benedict, Jalen Bonds, Tonny Beltran and their coach Mr.Turan. We wish them the best luck in the world finals.

Yesterday our school hosted the annual Concept Schools math competition MathCon. Our students and around 300 other students took a math test and also competed at the Game 24 competition. Please check the website for pictures.

This Friday is the last day before Spring break and we release at 1pm. All 1st period classes that completed 100% re-enrollment by March 2nd will be receiving their ice-cream this Friday, that is all K-6 classrooms and several other first periods. Friday it is also a dress down day for $2. The raised funds will support our robotics team World Championship event.

The Purdue University Cybersecurity Camp is the only residential GenCyber student program in the state of Indiana and the surrounding Midwestern states created for girls entering 9th – 12th grades. It is a free camp. Please check our website for details under College/Summer Camps.

About 25 of our high school students participated in the Nationwide walkout on Wednesday. As a school we believe we have a responsibility to help our students become leaders. We are looking for ways to connect our students to the broader community, build learning opportunities from students’ passions, weave current events into classes beyond social studies and facilitate student input and leadership. Help us do this together.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

3/11/2018


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

Concept Schools Spoken Word Contest was held last Saturday in Downtown library. Students who represented our school  were : Ayatallah Palmer, Kaleisha Williams, LaTavia Rivers, and Cameron Rowell. While we didn’t get a trophy this year, all of the performances were very inspiring, great job guys.

Our Elementary and Middle school VEX IQ Robotics teams competed at the state finals at Lucas Oil Stadium yesterday. They competed against the best teams and represented our school well. We will find out if any of the teams make to the World Finals, kudos to both teams.

This upcoming Saturday our school is hosting annual Concept Schools Math Competition, Mathcon. We have 14 students competing from middle and high school, we wish them the best luck.

Congratulations to our students of the month for February, these students and their parents will have lunch with me tomorrow at Super China Buffet.

Grade First Name Last Name
K Paityne Harrington
1 Mubarak Awoyemi
2 Jose Torres-mitre
3 Autoria Robinson
4 Rylynn Garner
5 Hillary Smith
6 I’yona Robinson
7 Kamille Bogardus
8 Montiana Banks
HS Jonathan Cushing
HS Adetoun Fabayo

Our super staff of the month selected by staff votes is Mr.Rademacher, high school social studies teacher. Congratulations.

Our third grade students are taking IREAD test this week, good luck and do well guys.

Jordan Rodriguez, Director of International and Latino Affairs from Mayor’s Office will be talking to our seniors on Tuesday.

On April 12th during parent teacher conferences, we will have a presentation about 21st Century scholarships. All 7th and 8th grade parents are encouraged to attend. With this scholarship, your child may go to college free.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

3/04/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

ISTEP testing went really well this year, our students did their best and we are continuing to increase the rigor in the classroom to prepare our students for their future.

Our attendance rate this week was around 96%. I would like us to keep that attendance rate for the remaining of the school year, please let’s work together to make that happen.

94% of the re-enrollment forms have been turned in, more than 84% of the students enrolled for next year. Thank you for trusting us.

Free summer camps on science and technology for students entering 5th,6th and 7th grade. Please check the school website under college/summer camps for details and other summer programs as well.

For employment opportunities for youth over 16, please check out projectindy.net

Our elementary and middle school VEX IQ teams have advanced to the state finals and the state finals will be this upcoming Saturday at the Lucas Oil stadium, home of the Colts. Good luck to both of our teams.

Our High school FTC team also competed at the state finals and came 5th out of the 32 teams. Kudos to another great season.

Have a great Sunday evening and
Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

2/25/2018

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

80% of the re-enrollment forms have been turned in, thanks to all of those parents. Among the students who also paid the $25 consumable fee we have the third winner of ATT Tablet. The winner is Daniela Tepas from 10th grade. She will get her tablet tomorrow.

Please continue to enter your great comments on our pages on google, facebook and greatschools. The exact links are included in the announcement itself, which you can access from our website.

Google

https://www.google.com/search?q=imsa+north&oq=imsa+north&aqs=chrome.0.69i59j69i60l3j69i65.1807j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#lrd=0x886b52eedd09862f:0xedf0594481129f94,1,,,

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/pg/imsanorth/reviews/?ref=page_internal

Greatschools

https://www.greatschools.org/indiana/indianapolis/4775-Indiana-Math–Science-Academy—North/

Black history month program was a great success, thanks to all the staff members and students who participated. Please see the full program video on our website.

http://north.imsaindy.org/history-month-program/

First phase of ISTEP tests will be this week. Students who take the test at the regular time do 30% better compared to doing a make up so please make sure you don’t miss any days. We will provide hot breakfast to all students this week.

Lastly my direct number to tall or text me is (317) 455-5583.

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

2/18/2018


IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements

Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

60% of the re-enrollment forms have been turned in, thanks to all of those parents. Among the students who also paid the $25 consumable fee we have a winner of ATT Tablet. The winner is Eliese Dodson from 3rd grade. She will get her tablet tomorrow.

The staff of the month chosen by all the staff for January is Mr.Courtney, Assistant Principal of School Culture. Congratulations Mr.Courtney.

I also have the students of the month for January. These students and their parents will have lunch on Tuesday at Super China Buffet with me.

Grade First Name Last Name
K Kayden Lewis
1 Dafne Torres
2 Kareli Garcia Torrento
3 Jagger Ross
4 Jade Payne
5 Kerah Walker
6 Qualan Crumpton
7 Daniel Montiel-Reyes
8 Amir-Ra Palmer
HS Charles Cox
HS Sintia Bustillo

There is no school this Friday, February 16th and no school on Monday, February 19th.

First phase of ISTEP tests will start on Wednesday, February 21st and continue for the next two weeks. Please make sure your students are at the school during testing days. Students who take the test at the regular time do 30% better compared to doing a make up. Please make sure students are well rested the night before.

Lastly please continue to use door number 6, the gym entrance for before/after care and all athletics pick up and drop off.
Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

2/04/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

 

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

PTO will be selling candy grams for 50 cents starting this week as a PTO fundraiser.

Our re-enrollment for next year has started. Every student needs to bring a signed re-enrollment form to guarantee their spot for 2018-2019 school year. 222 students, around 40% of the students turned in their re-enrollment forms, more than 90% re-enrolled for next year. Thank you for your support and we are looking forward to the rest of the forms. Our first raffle is this Friday for a tablet among the students who also paid their $25 consumable material fee.

Our parent teacher conferences for all grades K-12 is this upcoming Saturday between 9am to 1pm. We will also have senior class bake sale during the conferences.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

1/28/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

Our re-enrollment for next year has started. Every student needs to bring a signed re-enrollment form to guarantee their spot for 2018-2019 school year.

If students bring the signed re-enrollment form form and also pay their $25 consumable material fee for first semester they are eligible for these raffles :

Raffle on February 9th: 1 AT&T Trek 2 HD Tablet

Raffle on February 15th: 1 AT&T Trek 2 HD Tablet

Raffle on February 23rd: 1 AT&T Trek 2 HD Tablet

Raffle on February 28th: 1 IPAD Mini

Anybody who is re-enrolled and pay $25 consumable fee is eligible for a custom designed shirt to wear on Fridays.
The class to receive 100% return rate by February 28th gets ice cream party.

Anybody who turns in signed re-enrollment form, whether to enroll for next year or not, will receive a dress down day on February 28th.

The forms have been sent with the students on Friday and if you need more re-enrollment forms or have any questions, please let us know.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

1/21/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

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

National School Choice Week is this week. Thank you for choosing our school and your continued support. Our re-enrollment for 2018-2019 school year will also start next week. Please be on the lookout for the re-enrollment forms.

Our 3D Printer Family workshop is on February 10th Saturday, the same day we have Parent Teacher conferences. You have to build the printer with the instructor on February 10th and it will take around 8 hours to build it, please let us know if you are interested by February 1st.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

1/15/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcements on Monday instead of Sunday.

I hope everyone had a great extended weekend and I hope to see everyone tomorrow, Tuesday at the school.

Our 3D Printer Family workshop is on February 10th Saturday, the same day we have conferences. The school has two free kits valued at $250 and it will be given to two of the families who show interest by February 1st. You have the build the printer with the instructor on February 10th and it will take around 8 hours to build it, then you will take the printer home.

Our STEM night will be between 4pm to 6pm on February 8th for all grades.

Our emergency evacuation site Northside Baptist Church. I hope we never need to use their site but if we ever need to evacuate our building for any reason, Northside Baptist Church is where we will dismiss students from.

Have a great Monday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

1/07/2018

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,

This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcements, the first one in 2018.

Our high school robotics team, KnightBots, attended their second tournament of the season yesterday in Crawfordsville, IN. They had a great time with playing against 32 teams from 4 midwest states. They ranked second out of thirty-two teams and won Finalist Captain Award. Their next event will be held on January 27th in Bedford, IN. Keep up the good work.

If our school closes because of weather, you will receive a phone call and an email. If you are receiving this call, then you will also receive the school closing call as well. The announcement will also be made through  Channel 6, 8, 13 and Fo 59.

I hope everyone had a great winter break and the first day back for students is Tuesday.

Have a great Sunday evening and

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

 

12/24/2017

 

Good Evening IMSA North Family,


This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcements.

Our Middle school girls basketball team did it again and won their 3rd consecutive ICSAA championship on December 12th with a score of 37-25.  They avenged their only two losses of the year by beating Visions Academy and Andrew J. Brown on their way to the title.  They were also and they were also recognized at the Pacers game on December 15th. Congratulations lady Knights.

Schoolzone has 50% off on IMSA Husky, Plus, and Adult sizes.

If you have not received our digital newsletter, please let Mr.Turan – turan@imsaindy.org so we can add you to the list.

My next Sunday announcement will be on January 7th and first day of school after the break is on Tuesday, January 9th.

I wish all the IMSA family a great Christmas and a happy new year with the loved ones and a wonderful winter break.

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

For the actual audio file of the announcement click here

 

12/17/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,


This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcements.

Congratulations to the students of the month for November/December. 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 November/December  is Ms.Bireley, Assistant Principal of Academics for grades K-2 and 9-12. Congratulations Ms.Bireley for being chosen by the staff.

Our high school FTC Robotics team KnightBots attended the first tournament of the season yesterday in Greenwood, IN. They’ve ranked third out of thirty-two Indiana teams. Their next event will be held on January 6th in Crawfordsville IN, please check the pictures on the website.

Thanks to our PTO for organizing Breakfast with Santa yesterday, thanks to everyone who organized as well as attended the event.

I encourage all of our parents to participate in the parent writing contest. You can find the details and also a sample essay on the school website under Principal Announcements.

This weeks is the last week before the break, last day is Thursday.

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

12/13/2017

IMSA North – Principal’s Announcements
Good Evening IMSA North Family,


This is Onder Secen, the Principal with today’s announcements.

National Honor Society is hosting a blood drive tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at IMSA North. IMSA families and friends are encouraged to donate by stopping by the Blood Mobile that will be parked outside of the school. With a donation you can impact 3 people’s lives and RECEIVE A FREE T-SHIRT  for helping. It only takes 45 minutes to help save a life!”

Students that are 16 or 17 will need to bring signed permission slips in and give to staff prior to donating.  Those planning to donate please drink plenty of water and eat something prior to donating blood. Walk-ins are welcome throughout the day as we may spots become available throughout the day.

Technology Student Association is having Bingo Night again! Join us this Thursday, December 14th from 6-8pm and you could win our Grand Prize of New Year’s Eve Colts Tickets! Bingo cards are $1.00 a card or 6 for $5.00. Every card you purchase is an entry into the Grand Prize, win or lose. There will be hot dogs, snacks and drinks available for purchase at the event. We hope to see you there!

Gooooo Kniiiiiiiiights……

Parent Writing Contest…

FTC Robotics

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……