February 15th

The following is a weekly “e-newsletter” containing announcements, events and opportunities happening at school and in our community for IHS students and families.  This weekly communication is a partnership between the IHS PTA and IHS itself to reach out to all families as it is our joint vision to support full engagement for ALL students at IHS.  This “e-newsletter” is informational only and is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Board of Education of the Ithaca City School District, the Superintendent of the ICSD or this school. If you have E-News to share, please send to enews.ihspta@gmail.com.

Ithaca High School PTA  “E-News” 2/15/2017

  1. IHS PTA Program (3/9)
  2. IHS Yearbook orders through May $75
  3. Spring 2017 Athletic Forms (2/6-3/1)
  4. IHS Sports Boosters meeting (2/16)
  5. IHS Chamber Music Recital (2/16)
  6. Teach-In to combat Islamophobia through education (2/17)
  7. Martin Luther King Commemorative Lecture (2/21)
  8. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (2/23)
  9. R2P’s “All in the Timing” (2/24-26)
  10. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (3/2; *forms due 2/15*)
  11. Congratulations to IHS teachers: Constance Saltonstall Foundation arts retreat
  12. Learning Web career exploration

For more information, please visit: http://www.ihspta.info/wordpress/posts/february-15th/

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  1. IHS PTA program–“Consent” is not enough: Engaging our community to prevent sexual/dating violence (Thursday, March 9th, 5:30-6:30, IHS Activities Room). Please join us for a campus/community event-especially for IHS parents and teachers. A panel of local experts will: 1) describe the importance of a comprehensive framework; 2) reports on lessons learned from higher education; 3) discuss local efforts to prevent teen sexual and dating violence; and 4) facilitate discussion. Panel presenters include: Nina Cummings and Laura Santacrose, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives, Cornell University and Lyn Staack, Advocacy Center of Tompkins County. Facilitator will be Tim Marchell, Director of the Skorton Center for Health Initiatives, Cornell University. Light refreshments will be served.
  2. IHS Yearbooks on sale until May for $75. Buy your yearbook before it’s too late. To order a yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter Ithaca High School’s code 8812. If you want to appear in the book and have any pictures of your at work or volunteering be sure to send them to ithaca.yearbook@gmail.com.
  3. Spring 2017 Athletic Forms (due February 6th-March 1st). For all Spring Varsity and Junior Varsity athletes–the window to turn in your athletic forms to the IHS medical office is February 6th-March 1st. Athletic forms include: 1) Medical History, 2) Sports Eligibility & Consent Form, and 3) Copy of Physical on File (up to date).
  4. IHS Sports Boosters Meeting (Thursday, February 16th, 7:00-8:30pm in  IHS Activities Room). A volunteer organization to support Ithaca modified, JV, and Varsity athletes. Please join us!
  5. IHS Chamber Music Recital (Thursday, February 16th, 7:00-9:00pm). All are welcome to enjoy IHS’s Chamber Music Recital on February 16th from 7:00-9:00pm in the IHS Room Black Box Theatre.
  6. Teach-In at Cornell to combat Islamophobia through education (February 17th, 10:00am-12:00pm, Klarman Hall). In response to the recent Executive Order barring U.S. entry to citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries, Cornell’s Department of Near East Studies will hold a teach-in on February 17th in the Groos Family Atrium in Klarman Hall from 10:00am-12:00pm. The event is free and the public is welcome.
  7. Martin Luther King Commemorative Lecture (February 21st, 6:00pm, State Theater). Dawn Porter, award winning filmmaker and director of an upcoming documentary about The New Jim Crow and mass incarceration will speak on February 21, 2017 at 6:00pm at the State Theater of Ithaca for Cornell’s annual MLK Commemorative Lecture. For more information and upcoming events, http://multiculturalresourcecenter.org/bookread
  8. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (Thursday, February 23rd, 4:45pm). Young adults (grades 6-12) are invited to exercise their creative writing muscles during weekly teen writing workshops at the TCPL every Thursday at 4:45pm (February 2nd-April 20th). These hour-long classes will be facilitated by IC writing students and include exercises, prompts, and opportunities to workshop original pieces. To register, visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/eventdetails.asp?jx=nnv&lmx=921784&v=3
  9. R2P’s “All in the Timing” a laugh-fest of fun (February 24-26th). “All in the Timing” is a collection of six of the funniest one-act plays ever! Running to Places (R2P) presents the hilarious comedy February 24-26th at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School (BJM), 302 W. Buffalo Street, Ithaca.
  10. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (March 2nd, 9:00-10:45am). Any 10th grade student interested in exploring their Career and Tech programs should see Ms. Sullivan in the Main Office to register and get your field trip permission form. All forms must be returned by February 15th – there will be no exceptions.
  11. Congratulations to IHS teachers selected for the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Partners with Fine Arts Boosters to teacher retreat. Teachers were selected through a lottery system. IHS February session teachers: Benjamin Eckley, Librarian and Kari Krakow, ENL teacher. IHS April session teachers: Shawn Goodman, School Psychologist and Karen Jordan, ENL teacher. The teachers will focus on creative writing and visual arts. Congratulations!
  12. The Learning Web can help IHS students explore careers. The Learning Web can help IHS students (who live in Town of Ithaca, Village of Lansing, Village of Cayuga Heights, or the Town of Caroline) through career exploration tours and volunteer apprenticeships. Whatever your interest, the Learning Web can help you find an opportunity that can provide insight and hands on experience in your field of interest. If interested, please contact Isaac Piha or 607-275-0122.
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February 8th

The following is a weekly “e-newsletter” containing announcements, events and opportunities happening at school and in our community for IHS students and families.  This weekly communication is a partnership between the IHS PTA and IHS itself to reach out to all families as it is our joint vision to support full engagement for ALL students at IHS.  This “e-newsletter” is informational only and is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Board of Education of the Ithaca City School District, the Superintendent of the ICSD or this school. If you have E-News to share, please send to enews.ihspta@gmail.com.

Ithaca High School PTA  “E-News” 2/8/2017

  1. Save the Date-IHS PTA Meeting (3/9)
  2. Senior cap & gown orders (2/8-9)
  3. IHS Yearbook orders and advertisements
  4. Spring 2017 Athletic Forms (2/6-3/1)
  5. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (2/9)
  6.  Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series (kick-off 2/9)
  7. Join IHS PTA IPEI Spelling Bee Team (sign-up 2/10)
  8. “Walk a Mile” Day (2/11)
  9. FABG General Meeting (2/13)
  10. The New Jim Crow Community Read (2/13)
  11.  TCPL Young Adult Book Club (2/15)
  12. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (3/2; *forms due 2/15*)
  13. IHS Chamber Music Recital (2/16)
  14. Learning Web career exploration

For more information, please visit: http://www.ihspta.info/wordpress/posts/february-8th/

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  1. Save the Date–next IHS PTA meeting (Thursday, March 9th, 5:30pm). Details to come.
  2. Senior cap & gown orders (February 8-9th). On February 8th and February 9th, Jostens will be in the H-Courtyard during all lunch periods to take Seniors cap and gown orders.
  3. IHS Yearbook price increase to $75. This week yearbook prices rise to $75. Buy your yearbook before it’s too late. To order a yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter Ithaca High School’s code 8812. Also, if you or someone you know owns a local business–now is a great opportunity to advertise your business and support your community’s high school. If you are interested in advertising, please email to ithaca.yearbook@gmail.com.
  4. Spring 2017 Athletic Forms (due February 6th-March 1st). For all Spring Varsity and Junior Varsity athletes–the window to turn in your athletic forms to the IHS medical office is February 6th-March 1st. Athletic forms include: 1) Medical History, 2) Sports Eligibility & Consent Form, and 3) Copy of Physical on File (up to date).
  5. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (Thursday, February 9th, 4:45pm). Young adults (grades 6-12) are invited to exercise their creative writing muscles during weekly teen writing workshops at the TCPL every Thursday at 4:45pm (February 2nd-April 20th). These hour-long classes will be facilitated by IC writing students and include exercises, prompts, and opportunities to workshop original pieces. To register, visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/eventdetails.asp?jx=nnv&lmx=921784&v=3
  6. Renowned Local Authors Launch Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series (kick-off February 9th). Award-winning local authors will kick-off the Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series on Thursday, February 9th, 4:30pm at Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium in Cornell’s Klarman Hall. The Richard Cleaveland Memorial Reading features poet and writer Alice Fulton and fiction writer Helena Maria Viramontes. All events in the Reading Series are free and open to the public. For more information visit english.cornell.edu/zalaznick
  7. Do you have what it takes to be a Bee-T-A member?  IHS PTA has fielded a team, the “Bee-T-A”, for the IPEI annual adult spelling bee for the past several years. This is a terrific fundraiser for the Ithaca Public Education Initiative, which funds innovative grants for Ithaca School District teachers and schools. The deadline is drawing near to register as a spelling team for the 19th Annual IPEI Adult Spelling Bee on March 5th. If you think that you’re a good speller, or, just want to have a great time raising money for a terrific organization, please join the team!  We need 2 or 3 contestants. The deadline for spelling team entry is February 10th.

If you are thinking about joining the IHS PTA team, the “Bee-T-A”, please contact Esther Racoosin (elr605@verizon.net).

  1. Mayor Svante Myrick declares February 11th “Walk a Mile Day.” The Ithaca and Tompkins County community is invited to a celebration showcasing Vitamin L’s new video of its iconic song “Walk a Mile.” The event will be held at Cinemapolis Theater on February 11th from 2:00-3:30pm.
  2. FABG General Meeting (Monday, February 13th, 5:30-7:00pm in Kulp Lounge, IHS). Everyone is invited to the Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG) general meeting on Monday, February 13th, 5:30-7:00pm in Kulp Lounge in the IHS Performing Arts Center. The meeting will include arts updates from David Brown and interim Fine Arts Director Steve Beamish, music teacher Karla Notarianni, and art teacher Ana Goldsmith.
  3. The New Jim Crow Community Read (February 13th, 5:30pm, BJM gym). The next event in the New Jim Crow Community Read will be Monday, February 13th at 5:30pm in the BJM gym. Hosted by Civic Ensemble, this event “Make America Safe Again” focuses on Chapter 5 of “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander. Refreshments and childcare provided. For more information and upcoming events, http://multiculturalresourcecenter.org/bookread
  4. TCPL Young Adult Book Club (Wednesday, February 15th, 4:30pm). TCPL’s Young Adult Book Club will meet at Buffalo Street Books on Wednesday, February 15th at 4:30pm for a discussion of “Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith.” Students in grades 6-12 are welcome. Snacks and refreshments provided. For more information, contact Teen Services Librarian Regina DeMauro at rdemauro@tcpl.org.
  5. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (March 2nd, 9:00-10:45am). Any 10th grade student interested in exploring their Career and Tech programs should see Ms. Sullivan in the Main Office to register and get your field trip permission form. All forms must be returned by February 15th – there will be no exceptions.
  6. IHS Chamber Music Recital (Thursday, February 16th, 7:00-9:00pm). All are welcome to enjoy IHS’s Chamber Music Recital on February 16th from 7:00-9:00pm in the IHS Room Black Box Theatre.
  7. The Learning Web can help IHS students explore careers. The Learning Web can help IHS students (who live in Town of Ithaca, Village of Lansing, Village of Cayuga Heights, or the Town of Caroline) through career exploration tours and volunteer apprenticeships. Whatever your interest, the Learning Web can help you find an opportunity that can provide insight and hands on experience in your field of interest. If interested, please contact Isaac Piha or 607-275-0122.
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February 1st

The following is a weekly “e-newsletter” containing announcements, events and opportunities happening at school and in our community for IHS students and families.  This weekly communication is a partnership between the IHS PTA and IHS itself to reach out to all families as it is our joint vision to support full engagement for ALL students at IHS.  This “e-newsletter” is informational only and is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Board of Education of the Ithaca City School District, the Superintendent of the ICSD or this school. If you have E-News to share, please send to enews.ihspta@gmail.com.

Ithaca High School PTA  “E-News” 2/1/2017

  1. Morning Munch (2/2)
  2. IHS Yearbook price increase & last week for Senior then & now (2/4)
  3. IHS Code Red Robotics Open House (2/4)
  4. Spring 2017 Athletic Forms (2/6-3/1)
  5. Join IHS PTA IPEI Spelling Bee Team (sign-up 2/10)
  6. FABG General Meeting (2/13)
  7. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (3/2; *forms due 2/15*)
  8. Save the Date-IHS PTA Meeting (3/9)
  9. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (2/2-4/20)
  10. How and Why Do Languages Change lecture (2/7)
  11. Community Conversation: Faith and Dialogue (2/8)
  12.  Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series (kick-off 2/9)
  13. TCPL Young Adult Book Club (2/15)

For more information, please visit: http://www.ihspta.info/wordpress/posts/february-1st/

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  1. Goodies needed for Morning Munch (February 2nd). Donations of food are needed for Thursday, February 2nd for Morning Munch–breakfast compliments of parents. Repeatedly, teachers remark what a great event this is and how appreciative they are of the parents for providing all the food and fresh hot coffee to start their day. If you can help out, please contact Jaclene Weston (jaclenew@yahoo.com).
  2. IHS Yearbook price increase after February 4th & last week for Senior then/now pictures. The IHS Annual, IHS’s award winning yearbook will increase in price on February 4th. Order now to get the yearbook for $65. Go to the ICSD website page devoted to the yearbook to learn all about the yearbook. To order a yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter Ithaca High School’s code 8812. The yearbook has a new feature where you are now able to watch videos within the book! Download the app Aurasma on your smartphone, make an account, and finally hold the phone over the book. More information about Aurasma will come out as we come closer to the books arrival! If you have any pictures or videos that you would like to see in the book please email them to ithaca.yearbook@gmail.com.

***This week is the last chance for then and now photos of seniors or a photo of a senior and their sibling who also attends IHS to be submitted.***

  1. IHS Code Red Robotics Open House (Saturday, February 4th, 1-4pm)! IHS Code Red Robotics is hosting their annual community Open House on Saturday, February 4th from 1:00-4:00pm in IHS’ Technology E Wing off Lake Street. The amazing Code Red Robotics team members will demo a typical build day and interact with students, families, and the community. For more information, visit team369.org.
  2. Spring 2017 Athletic Forms (due February 6th-March 1st). For all Spring Varsity and Junior Varsity athletes–the window to turn in your athletic forms to the IHS medical office is February 6th-March 1st. Athletic forms include: 1) Medical History, 2) Sports Eligibility & Consent Form, and 3) Copy of Physical on File (up to date).
  3. Do you have what it takes to be a Bee-T-A member?  IHS PTA has fielded a team, the “Bee-T-A”, for the IPEI annual adult spelling bee for the past several years. This is a terrific fundraiser for the Ithaca Public Education Initiative, which funds innovative grants for Ithaca School District teachers and schools. The deadline is drawing near to register as a spelling team for the 19th Annual IPEI Adult Spelling Bee on March 5th. If you think that you’re a good speller, or, just want to have a great time raising money for a terrific organization, please join the team!  We need 2 or 3 contestants. The deadline for spelling team entry is February 10th.

If you are thinking about joining the IHS PTA team, the “Bee-T-A”, please contact Esther Racoosin (elr605@verizon.net).

  1. FABG General Meeting (Monday, February 13th, 5:30-7:00pm in Kulp Lounge, IHS). Everyone is invited to the Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG) general meeting on mOnday, February 13th, 5:30-7:00pm in Kulp Lounge in the IHS Performing Arts Center. The meeting will include arts updates from David Brown and interim Fine Arts Director Steve Beamish, music teacher Karla Notarianni, and art teacher Ana Goldsmith.
  2. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (March 2nd, 9:00-10:45am). Any 10th grade student interested in exploring their Career and Tech programs should see Ms. Sullivan in the Main Office to register and get your field trip permission form. All forms must be returned by February 15th – there will be no exceptions.
  3. Save the Date–next IHS PTA meeting (Thursday, March 9th, 5:30pm). Details to come.
  4. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (Thursdays at 4:45pm starting February 2nd). Young adults (grades 6-12) are invited to exercise their creative writing muscles during weekly teen writing workshops at the TCPL every Thursday at 4:45pm (February 2nd-April 20th). These hour-long classes will be facilitated by IC writing students and include exercises, prompts, and opportunities to workshop original pieces. To register, visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/eventdetails.asp?jx=nnv&lmx=921784&v=3
  5. How and Why Do Languages Change (Tuesday, February 7th, 6:00-7:30pm, TCPL Borg Warner Room). Free and open to the public, How and Why Do Languages Change, will be presented by Professor Michael Weiss, Department of Linguistics, Cornell University.  For more information visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/calendar.asp?jx=nn.
  6. Community Conversation: Faith and Dialogue (February 8th, 6:30pm). Ithaca Coalition for Unity and Cooperation in the Middle East (CUCME) welcomes the community to join a conversation about faith and dialogue with with Rev. Thickstun on February 8, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Just Be Cause Center. A vegetarian potluck precedes the discussion and music and dance follows the discussion. RSVP at http://bit.ly/2iRZqDt or for more information, visit facebook.com/IthacaCoalition.
  7. Renowned Local Authors Launch Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series (kick-off February 9th). Award-winning local authors will kick-off the Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series on Thursday, February 9th , 4:30pm at Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium in Cornell’s Klarman Hall. The Richard Cleaveland Memorial Reading features poet and writer Alice Fulton and fiction writer Helena Maria Viramontes. All events in the Reading Series are free and open to the public. For more information visit english.cornell.edu/zalaznick
  8. TCPL Young Adult Book Club (Wednesday, February 15th, 4:30pm). TCPL’s Young Adult Book Club will meet at Buffalo Street Books on Wednesday, February 15th at 4:30pm for a discussion of “Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith.” Students in grades 6-12 are welcome. Snacks and refreshments provided. For more information, contact Teen Services Librarian Regina DeMauro at rdemauro@tcpl.org.
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January 25th

The following is a weekly “e-newsletter” containing announcements, events and opportunities happening at school and in our community for IHS students and families.  This weekly communication is a partnership between the IHS PTA and IHS itself to reach out to all families as it is our joint vision to support full engagement for ALL students at IHS.  This “e-newsletter” is informational only and is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Board of Education of the Ithaca City School District, the Superintendent of the ICSD or this school. If you have E-News to share, please send to enews.ihspta@gmail.com.

Ithaca High School PTA  “E-News” 1/25/2017

  1. IHS Exam Week (1/25-1/30)
  2. IHS Yearbook price increase (2/4)
  3. IHS seeking photos
  4. Join IHS PTA IPEI Spelling Bee Team (competition 3/5)
  5. New Jim Crow Film Series ‘The House I Live In’ (1/26)
  6. Women in the Paleolithic lecture (1/28)
  7. Fine Arts Booster Group mini grants (deadline 2/1)
  8. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (2/2-4/20)
  9. IHS Code Red Robotics Open House (2/4)
  10. How and Why Do Languages Change lecture (2/7)
  11. Community Conversation: Faith and Dialogue (2/8)
  12.  Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series (kick-off 2/9)
  13. TCPL Young Adult Book Club (2/15)
  14. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (3/2; *forms due 2/15*)

For more information, please visit: http://www.ihspta.info/wordpress/posts/january-25th/

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  1. IHS Exam Week (Wednesday-Monday). Best of luck to our IHS students this week! Be sure to checkout the revised exam schedule.
  2. Buy your IHS Yearbook before the February 4th price increase. The IHS Annual, IHS’s award winning yearbook will increase in price on February 4th. Order now to get the yearbook for $65. Go to the ICSD website page devoted to the yearbook to learn all about the yearbook. To order a yearbook, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter Ithaca High School’s code 8812.
  3. IHS seeking photos! IHS Yearbook is seeking photos of Senior sibling photos (photos of a senior and their sibling who attends IHS) and Then and Now photos (Photos of seniors with old friends and a photo of those same friends today. We are also accepting Senior congratulatory ADS and Business ADS. Please send to ithaca.yearbook@gmail.com.
  4. Join the IHS PTA IPEI Spelling Bee Team! Do you think that you are a good speller?  Have you always wanted to help support the Ithaca Public Education Initiative?  If the answer to both of these questions is a resounding “Yes”!!, then you should consider joining the IHS PTA spelling bee team, the “IHS Bee-T-A”! Our team won the “Fuzzy Bee” trophy in 2015!  You can join our prestigious team and compete in the upcoming bee to take place on Sunday, March 5th. If you are curious and would like to find out more information, go to the IPEI Spelling Bee website at http://www.ipei.org/spelling-bee. Or, send a note to Esther Racoosin, spelling bee team member in 2014, 2015 and 2016, at elr605@verizon.net.
  5. The New Jim Crow Film Series ‘The House I Live In’ (Thursday, January 26th, 6:00-8:00pm, CPL Borg Warner Room). Winner of the top documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, ‘The House I Live In’ questions why the United States has spent more than $1 trillion on drug arrests during the past 40 years, yet drugs are cheaper, purer and more readily available than ever, while looking at the War on Drugs verses drug use as a matter of public health. This film screening is free and being held in conjunction with the Multicultural Resource Center’s Community Read of ‘The New Jim Crow’ by Michelle Alexander.  For more information visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/calendar.asp?jx=nn.
  6. Women in the Paleolithic (Saturday, January 28th, 2:00pm, TCPL Borg Warner Room). Free and open to the public, Women in the Paleolithic, will be presented by Professor Kathleen Stirling, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University.  For more information visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/calendar.asp?jx=nn.
  7. Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG) next mini-grant deadline is February 1, 2017.  Email president@fabgithaca.org or check the Fine Arts Booster Group website at www.fabgithaca.org for an application.
  8. TCPL Teen Writing Workshop (Thursdays at 4:45pm starting February 2nd). Young adults (grades 6-12) are invited to exercise their creative writing muscles during weekly teen writing workshops at the TCPL every Thursday at 4:45pm (February 2nd-April 20th). These hour-long classes will be facilitated by IC writing students and include exercises, prompts, and opportunities to workshop original pieces. To register, visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/eventdetails.asp?jx=nnv&lmx=921784&v=3
  9. IHS Code Red Robotics Open House (Saturday, February 4th, 1-4pm)! IHS Code Red Robotics is hosting their annual community Open House on Saturday, February 4th from 1:00-4:00pm in IHS’ Technology E Wing off Lake Street. The amazing Code Red Robotics team members will demo a typical build day and interact with students, families, and the community. For more information, visit team369.org.
  10. How and Why Do Languages Change (Tuesday, February 7th, 6:00-7:30pm, TCPL Borg Warner Room). Free and open to the public, How and Why Do Languages Change, will be presented by Professor Michael Weiss, Department of Linguistics, Cornell University.  For more information visit http://www.libraryinsight.com/calendar.asp?jx=nn.
  11. Community Conversation: Faith and Dialogue (February 8th, 6:30pm). Ithaca Coalition for Unity and Cooperation in the Middle East (CUCME) welcomes the community to join a conversation about faith and dialogue with with Rev. Thickstun on February 8, 2017 at 6:30pm at the Just Be Cause Center. A vegetarian potluck precedes the discussion and music and dance follows the discussion. RSVP at http://bit.ly/2iRZqDt or for more information, visit facebook.com/IthacaCoalition.
  12. Renowned Local Authors Launch Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series (kick-off February 9th). Award-winning local authors will kick-off the Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series on Thursday, February 9th , 4:30pm at Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium in Cornell’s Klarman Hall. The Richard Cleaveland Memorial Reading features poet and writer Alice Fulton and fiction writer Helena Maria Viramontes. All events in the Reading Series are free and open to the public. For more information visit english.cornell.edu/zalaznick
  13. TCPL Young Adult Book Club (Wednesday, February 15th, 4:30pm). TCPL’s Young Adult Book Club will meet at Buffalo Street Books on Wednesday, February 15th at 4:30pm for a discussion of “Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith.” Students in grades 6-12 are welcome. Snacks and refreshments provided. For more information, contact Teen Services Librarian Regina DeMauro at rdemauro@tcpl.org.
  14. BOCES Career and Tech 10th grade visitation day (Thursday, March 2nd, 9:00-10:45am). Any 10th grade student interested in exploring their Career and Tech programs should see Ms. Sullivan in the Main Office to register and get your field trip permission form. All forms must be returned by February 15th – there will be no exceptions.
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