No School Tuesday, Jan. 27; Exams Re-Scheduled
(Jan. 26, 2015) Due to the impending snow storm, the Ichabod Crane School District will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 27. High School Principal Mr. Shull has followed up with information to high school students about a rescheduling of Regents and mid-term exams. The exams that were scheduled for Tuesday, January 27 have been moved to Thursday, January 29. They will be given at the same times (8:00 am or 12:00 pm) as originally planned. The only exception to this is the Earth Science mid-term exam that was scheduled for Tuesday, January 27. This will now be given in class next week on Tuesday and Wednesday. Download the revised exam schedule
After School Activities Canceled Jan. 26
(Jan. 26, 2015) All after school activities, with the exception of high school regents and mid-term exams, are canceled for today, Jan. 26, due to the impending storm. This includes Adult Education and the Shrek Jr. pre-sale (see below).
Shrek Jr. Pre-Sale Changed to Jan. 28 & 29 Due to Weather
(Jan. 26, 2015) Box office hours for pre-sale tickets to Shrek Jr. will now be Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 7:30-8:30pm and Thursday, Jan. 29 from 6:30-8:30pm in the High School Lobby. The Crane Acting Troupe will be bringing Shrek Jr. to the ICHS auditorium on March 19, 20 & 21. Tickets are $12/adults and $10/students and senior citizens. All seating is reserved.
IC Men’s Alumni Basketball Games Set for February 21
(Jan. 23, 2015) Calling all Ichabod Crane male alumi basketball players! Two men's alumni basketball games will be held on Saturday, February 21 in the Ichabod Crane High School gymnasium. The first game starts at 6:30 p.m. for alumni up to the Class of 1990 followed by a game for alumni from the Class of 1991 to 2014. Donation is $5 per person including the players. Event to benefit IC Boys Varsity Club. Learn more
US History Meets Modern Technology in Creative Biography Project
(Jan. 19, 2015) Students in Mrs. Pemberton’s 11th grade US History class recently completed an interesting and creative project. Through the “Herstory Biography Bag Project,” students were tasked with creating a dynamic visual and verbal representation honoring the legacy of a women’s advocate. As part of the project, students were encouraged to use the 3D printer that was on loan from Questar III. Learn More
“Empty Bowls” Supper February 3
(Jan. 20, 2015) The Ichabod Crane High School Art Club is hosting its seventh annual “Empty Bowls” supper on Tuesday, February 3 from 4:30-6:00 pm in the ICHS cafeteria. The public is invited to enjoy a delicious simple meal at this community event and take home a ceramic bowl made by Ichabod Crane students. Admission by cash donation includes handmade bowl, soup, bread, and beverage. Learn More
Senior Class to Host Dessert Night Fundraiser Jan. 23
Boys basketball games and We Go Together Variety Show that evening
(Jan. 15, 2015) The Senior Class will be hosting Dessert Night on Friday, Jan. 23 from 6-8pm in the high school. For $5, you can buy a to-go container and fill it with desserts baked by staff, students and some local businesses. Some of the local business (so far) that are donating to support the senior class are: O'Kennys, Samascotts, Mexican Radio, Magdalenas and Benninas. Also, that evening at the high school are boys basketball games (JV at 5:30, V at 7 p.m.) and the We Go Together Family Variety Show at 7 p.m.
ICHS Announces New Riders of the Month Recognition and November Students
(Jan. 13, 2015) Ichabod Crane High School is proud to begin a new tradition of honoring our students that demonstrate our school district’s mission and community values. Beginning in November, every month we will recognize one student from each grade level as our Riders of the Month. These students have been recognized by high school teachers and staff for exemplifying what it means to be an Ichabod Crane Rider. They exhibit all-around good character, morals and demonstrate Rider values and Rider pride in the classroom, in sports, arts, music, volunteering in the Pre-K classroom and in the community. See who the november riders of the month are
Primary School "Wacky Weather" Odyssey of the Mind Team Helps Deliver Forecast
(Jan. 13, 2015) An Odyssey of the Mind team from the IIchabod Crane Primary School visited WTEN on Saturday, Jan. 10, and helped meterologist Tim Drawbridge deliver the forecast. Chris McGuirk and Ryan Morris are the co-coaches for the team working on the "Wacky Weather Warning" primary problem. The team includes first grade students Noah Hotaling, Emma McGuirk and Finley Nelson and kindergarten students Lion Bianchi, Heidi Chung, Cassandra Michalek and Kaitlyn Morris. Learn More
"We Go Together" Family Variety Show to Go On January 23
(Jan. 12, 2015) The 5th Annual “We Go Together” Family Variety Show is being held on Friday, Jan. 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. Tickets cost $3.00 for students and senior citizens and $5.00 for adults. Learn More/ticket order form
Check Out the Spring Adult Education Program Offerings!
(Jan. 8, 2015) The Adult Education program is offering the following this spring: Five Hour Pre-Licensing Course (Feb., April and May sessions), Basketweaving (March 10 & 17), Papercrafting -- Birthday Cards (March 10), All Occassion Cards (April 14), Masculine Cards (April 21) and Floral Cards (May 5), Classic Core Conditioning & Zumba (classes for both started but you can still register), Zumba Gold (starting Feb. 24) and a basketball program. Please visit the Adult Education page for the brochure and registration form.
Come Have Fun and Show Your Rider Pride at the 4th Annual Dodge Bowl Tournament January 31
Teams forming until Jan. 23
(Jan. 6, 2015) The ICC Booster Club and PTA will be sponsoring the fourth annual Dodge Bowl tournament on Saturday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. in the IC High School Gymnasium. This event is open to 6-12 grade students as well as all IC faculty and staff. Teams will be divided into MS and HS/adult sections. Registration for the event is open now through Jan 23.
A minimum of 10 teams must be registered by Jan 23 in order for the tournament to take place. Enrollment cost is $5 per team member. Admission to the event for spectators is $2 per student, $3 per adult or $5 per family. Learn More
Kindergarten Registration for Fall 2015
(Jan. 6, 2015) In May, the Primary School will be conducting registration and screening for those students entering Kindergarten in September, 2015. In order to be eligible to enter Kindergarten this fall, a student must be five (5) years of age on or before December 1, 2015 and be a resident within the Ichabod Crane School District. Learn More
ICHS Junior Made Columbia County Honorary Sheriff's Deputy
Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett, Zack Van Allen and School Resource Deputy Toby VanAlstyne
(Dec. 19, 2014) Ichabod Crane High School junior Zack Van Allen recently received a gift of a lifetime. With the support of the district’s School Resource Deputy Toby VanAlstyne, Zack was given the opportunity to visit the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. But not only did Zack get to tour the facility, he was made an honorary sheriff’s deputy, the first under Sheriff David P. Bartlett’s command. Learn More
ICHS Music Students Selected for ESYO Ensembles
(Dec. 19, 2014) Ichabod Crane High School music students auditioned and were selected for Empire State Youth Orchestra (ESYO) Ensembles. Each season, more than 300 talented musicians from the Greater Capital Region of New York and western New England enjoy outstanding educational and performance opportunities as members of one of the ESYO ensembles. Congratulations to Felix Johnson (french horn, grade 9), Ben L'Ecuyer (trumpet, grade 10), Brandon Murdie (trombone, grade 10), Eric Papas (trumpet, grade 10) and Noelle Serino (flute, grade 10). Learn More
Third Annual ICC Family Holiday Tradition Helps 14 Local Families
(Dec. 18, 2014) Through the generosity of staff, parents and students at the Primary School, Elementary School and Middle School, 14 families have received support for their Christmas. The Primary School, with its Generosity Tree, collected enough food to provide each family with an overflowing box for the holiday feast. Hannaford generously donated gift cards for each food box. The Elementary & Middle School, with their two Giving Trees, collected and wrapped gifts and necessities for each of the families. Learn More
ICHS Students Join Global “Hour of Code” Movement
ICHS teacher David Vona assists students participating in the Hour of Code on Friday, Dec. 12.
(Dec. 17, 2014) Ichabod Crane High School students participated in the global initiative, Hour of Code -- a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to help students understand code and show that anybody can learn the basics.
With the Hour of Code movement aiming for 100 million students, all the students of Ichabod Crane High School were asked to take part in the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, during Dec. 8-14. During the school’s half day on Friday, Dec. 12, the library was dedicated to students to participate in the Hour of Code. The computer lab was filled all morning with approximately 85 ICHS students participating. Learn More
Stuyvesant Falls VFW Post 9593 Announces ICHS Winners of Voice of Democracy Competition
Maryann Turoci, Hannah DeWeerd and Mason Fix
(Dec. 12, 2014) The Stuyvesant Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9593 conducted its annual Voice of Democracy competition recently at Ichabod Crane High School with the assistance of English teacher Ms. Connie Melone.
This year's winners in the competition are as follows:
- First Place - sophomore Maryann Turoci, $300
- Second Place - junior Hannah DeWeerd, $200
- Third Place - senior Mason Fix, $100
Congratulations Maryann, Hannah and Mason! Learn More
ICC Board Passes Resolution Calling On Governor, Legislature to Fund Veterans Tax Exemption, Not Districts
(Dec. 5, 2014) The Ichabod Crane CSD Board of Education passed a resolution at its meeting on Tuesday night calling on Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature to "reexamine and amend Real Property Tax Law 458-a to equitably provide and fund the Alternative Veterans Exemption as applied to School District taxes."
ICC Walking Program at the High School Begins Nov. 10
(Nov. 6, 2014) Beginning Nov. 10, the Ichabod Crane Central School District will once again open up the high school for adult members of the community to walk the corridors for exercise. Access to the high school will be limited to Monday through Friday from 5-9 p.m. and will only be open when school is in session. If school is closed, the walking program is canceled for that day.
Bus Drivers Needed
(Nov. 5, 2014) Ichabod Crane's Transportation Department is seeking bus drivers. If interested, please complete this application and submit to Lori Creeron in the Transportation Department.
Teaching Substitutes Needed
(Oct. 29, 2014) The Ichabod Crane Central School District is in need of substitute teachers. Instructions and application are available on the Employment page.Once you've completed the application, please send it to Amy Boothby in the Central Office.
NYSDOH and CCD Offer Advice to Help Prevent Spread of the Respiratory Illness, Enterovirus EV-D68
(Sept. 16, 2014) As you may have heard, a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has affected children and others in recent weeks across the country. While we have no confirmed cases of EV-D68, the Ichabod Crane Central School District is providing information from the NYS Department of Health and Center for Disease Control related to EV-D68 to help parents and community members become better informed about the illness and the preventative measures you can take to help prevent the spread of this virus. We will be sending home a letter with students. Learn More