June 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 06/15/2022

  1. IHS Casino Night Thank You
  2. IHS Athletics Updates
  3. IHS 2023 Annual Meeting (6/15)
  4. NYS Regents (6/15-23)
  5. IHS Scholarship Opportunities
  6. SAT and ACT Dates

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1. Casino Night Thank You! Class of 2022 Casino Night was a fun and fabulous night. Thank you to all of the volunteers, people who contributed their time and resources, and IHS staff. A more complete thank you on the horizon, but the Casino Night folks wanted to say a quick thank you soon after the event.

2. IHS Athletics Updates

3. 2023 Come Join the Annual Crew (minicamp session June 15th, 12:00-4:00pm, Library Lab 1)! Attention classes of ’23, 24, 25, 26: The Yearbook team is beginning to create the 2023 Annual and we would love your help! We will have a minicamp where new and old members will begin to take their knowledge to the next level, learning the software and discussing ideas for next year. This will take place on June 15th from 12-4pm in Library lab 1. We need artists and athletes, writers and illustrators, people involved in drama, choir, orchestra and band; people who participate in clubs and anyone interested in design and layout to be part of creating next years Yearbook.Members can join anytime however the Spring is when we plan the following years book and have more time to train people on the software. You can join Yearbook as a Club or take it as a class and earn .5 elective credits each year. Join us on Tuesdays in Library Lab 1 or e-mail ithaca.yearbook@gmail.com  for more information.

4. NYS Regents June 2022 (June 15-23, 2022). The NYS Regents are scheduled June 15-23rd). Note: Regents Exams (no school for IHS except for students taking exams). 

5. IHS Scholarship Opportunities

  • 2022-23 Excelsior Scholarship application is open May 24 – August 31. In combination with other student financial aid programs, allows students to attend a SUNY or CUNY college tuition-free. The Excelsior Scholarship covers any remaining gap in tuition expenses, after other federal and state grants and scholarships are applied, up to $5,500. Tuition rates are based on 2022-23 resident tuition rate charged by SUNY ($7,070) or CUNY ($6,930).Check eligibility requirements to apply

6. SAT and ACT upcoming dates. SAT dates: Anticipated 2022-23 early dates of August 27, 2022 and October 1, 2022. ACT dates: June 11, 2022 and *July 16, 2022 (register by June 17). *No test centers are scheduled in New York for the July test date.

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