June 22nd

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 06/22/2022 – last edition of 2021-22

  1. IHS Casino Night Thank You
  2. IHS Athletics Updates
  3. IHS Scholarship Opportunities
  4. SAT and ACT Dates

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1. Casino Night Thank You! THANK YOU to all the volunteers, families, teachers, staff members and businesses that donated their time and/or financial support to Casino night, helping to make it a great success! The seniors enjoyed a fun night of games, elegant snacks, socializing and many wonderful prizes. Approximately $2,500 was donated towards the event plus many gift cards and prize items. The event could not have happened without the incredible generosity and support of our school, families and community! Special thanks to Caren Arnold, Ben Kirk and the custodial staff for all their help. 

We recognize and thank the following businesses for their donations:

Applebees; Autozone; Bath & Body Works; Bed, Bath & Beyond; Benjamin Peters; Buffalo Street Books; Cayuga Creamery; Cayuga Nail Spa; Cinemapolis; Circus Culture; Coltivare; Copper House Coffee; Cornell Store; Dolce Delight; Dunkin’ Donuts; Fontana’s; Great Escape; Hair Color Art; Hangar Theater; Home Green Home; Instant Replay Sports; Italian Carryout; Ithaca Ale House; Ithaca Bakery/CTB; Ithaca Beer Co.; Ithaca Coffee Co.; Ithaca Outdoor Store; Jay Williamson-Northwestern Mutual; Jill Burlington Team at Warren Realty; Jimmy John’s; Kitchen Theater; Ned’s Pizza; Northstar; Paddle-N-More; Pasta Vitto; Petrune; Petsmart; Plumtree; Rasa Spa; Red’s Place; Robert Kelly General Insurance; Sacred Root Kava Lounge; Satori Day Spa & Salon; Shortstop Deli; Simeons; Starbucks; State Theater; Studio B Hair Salon; Sumo; Tompkins Financial; Tops Market; Viva Taqueria; Waffle Frolic.

2. IHS Athletics Updates – Happy Summer! Please contact us with any questions.

3. 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

4. SAT and ACT upcoming dates. SAT dates: Anticipated 2022-23 early dates August 27, 2022, October 1, 2022, November 5, 2022, and December 3, 2022 . ACT dates: Anticipated 2022-23 early dates September 10, 2022, October 22, 2022, and December 10, 2022.

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