IVA News, Edition 29
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Come to First Fridays in Bixby Knolls and visit our Evergreens and 7th Grade Art students in the EXPO center! 
Earth Day Activities 
April is Earth Month, and our IVA Green Team THANKS YOU for:
• using a reusable bottle for your water
• bringing a trash-free lunch
• keeping our middle school as clean and green as possible!

Mark your calendars with these "Think Green, Live Green" events:
1) First Fridays  THIS Friday, April 7th  6:00 - 9:00
EXPO Arts Center located at 4321 Atlantic Ave.
Arts & crafts made by IVA Green Team are available for purchase, and all proceeds go toward Foxes Native Garden.

2) Earth Day Bixby Knolls  Saturday, April 8th  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
3737 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90807
“Choose to Reuse!” Poster Contest (due this Friday) - Prizes will be given out for the top 3 winners and their schools as well.  Contact Jui Ishida for more info.

3) L.A. River Clean Up  Saturday, April 29th  9:00 am - noon
Golden Shore Marine Reserve | Willow Street Estuary
Jr. Mex Take Out located at 3401 Cherry Ave (Cherry/Wardlow)
Wednesday, April 5th from 10:30am - 9:00pm
Must show flyer and IVA will receive 15-20% back.  
The more we eat, the more money we raise!
This is good on TAKE OUT orders only.
Broadway Musical Revue
Save the date! On Saturday, April 29th we are pleased to present two performances of IVA's first Broadway Musical Revue at 4:00 and 7:30. Join us to see performances from favorite Broadway musicals like Matilda, Newsies, Hair, Hamilton, and many more! 
We are looking for parents to join the PTSA Board for the 2017-18 school year. Please contact Susan Horejsi with your interest. Parents will be voting on Thursday,  May 18th, at our PTSA general meeting.

Current nominations: Rebecca Irwin - President, Dana Stump - VP of Membership, Holly Luedee - Secretary, VP of Fundraising - Lorie Tannourji, Treasurer - Jennifer van der Fluit
Volunteers Needed!
6th or 7th grade parent(s) are needed to chair the 8th grade promotion ceremony. 8th grade promotion is on Thursday, June 15th at 1:30. Chair will help coordinate the day of promotion.  Please contact Judy Hunter to volunteer or get further information.
Athletics: Soccer
  • Practices Tuesday 3:30-5:00 and Thursday 1:00-2:30 at IVA
  • Competition dates: May 19 and 26 (locations and times TBD)
  • Jersey distribution Thursday at practice
  • $30 registration fee cash or check (made out to IVA) to be turned in ASAP!
Athletics: Track & Field
  • Congrats on the first meet of the season, Foxes! Way to represent IVA and compete with courage and tenacity!
  • Any awards will be mailed to IVA and given out once received
  • Practices will continue M/W from 3:30-4:45 even on weeks without a meet
  • Next meet: Saturday, April 22 at 10:00 am at Caroline Coleman Stadium in Inglewood (401 S Inglewood Avenue, Inglewood 90301)
  • $30 registration fee cash or check (made out to IVA) to be turned in ASAP!
Mark these dates
Wed, Apr 5 - Jr. Mex take-out FUNraiser 
Fri, Apr 7 - First Friday
Fri, Apr 28 - Spring Dance
Sat, Apr 29 - IVA Broadway Review
Mon, May 1 - TDAP due
Wed, May 19 - Soccer match
Wed, May 26 - Soccer match
for club meetings, click here
8th grade Promotion Activities: Mark your Calendars
Fri, Jun 2 - Game Night  
Thu, Jun 8 - Pool Day at 1:00
Fri, Jun 9 - 8th grade dance at 6:00
Thu, Jun 15 - Promotion at 1:30 at IVA 
 This week at IVA
View more photos here. Many thanks to the Summers family for capturing these moments!
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