ICAHN CHARTER SCHOOLS

Superintendent: Mr. Jeffrey Litt
Deputy Superintendent: Mr. Daniel Garcia
Principal: Ms. Rose Arocho-Fullam

Major Announcements


SCHOOL CALENDAR FOR 2013 - 2014

School begins at 8:30 am and will end at 3:45 pm for all students. 
Beginning this year all students will regularly be dismissed at 3:45 pm unless told differently.

School Calendar 2013-14 .pdf
READING DAILY IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS!!

Reading 30 minutes daily will keep you on target with the 100 Book Challenge Program. 

Parents: Click below to learn more about the 100 Book Challenge Program Grades K-5
http://www.americanreading.com/products/100bc/faq/http://www.americanreading.com/products/100bc/faq/

June 2014



We are so proud of all the students at Icahn 1. These students have already reached 1000 steps and have read for more than 250 hours. Keep up the good work!

Icahn 1 loves 100 Book Challenge!

Mrs. Roman & Mrs. Byrne


Daily Announcements


Media reported that schools and parents should be prepared for a significant dip in scores that could have included as much as thirty (30%) drop in overall English Language Arts and Mathematics New York State Examinations
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                 2012-2013 Results

Grade 3.................56% NYS ELA
                            63% NYS Mathematics

Grade 4................. 40% NYS ELA
                             50% NYS Mathematics

Grade 5...................64% NYS ELA
                              73% NYS Mathematics

Grade 6....................40% NYS ELA
                                77% NYS Mathematics

Grade 7...................9% NYS ELA
                               44% NYS Mathematics

Grade 8 ...................17% NYS ELA
                                47% NYS Mathematics




Senior Dance


Senior Dance June 24th

July 4th

 
School Closed for the 4th of July.

Poetry Cafe


Here is a link to the presentation for our Poetry Cafe.
DOC005.pdf






Upcoming Events


Students of the Month


For the month of March: Rega - Derrinique Mack

Figueroa - Pedro Helena

Gonzalez - Brianna Alvarez

Sierra - Luvi De Los Santana

Bethany - Katie Abreu

Starks - Kimani Williams

Cosme - Jilord Baah

Lora - Serena Pendharkar

Aldebot - Osaretin Erhunmwunse

Cook - Zahria Mobley

Meyer - De'Anna Terry

Silfen - Shantika Williams

Donnelly - Z'Naya Bambaata

Haspil - Abigail Ofori

Eskenasi - Jalen Cotton

Heberer - Jalen Bonifacio

Oyola - James Combs

Liardi - Miguel Acevedo III




Board Meeting Agendas

   Click the links 
to view recent Board Meeting Agendas:

October Agenda
November Agenda
December Agenda
January Agenda
June Board Minutes.pdf

Poetry Slam June 2014


On June 4, Mr. Eskenasi took 10 students to the Teaching Matters Slam Poetry competition at The New York Law School in NYC.  Many NYC schools with over 300 students competed.  Our students did exceptionally well, and Teri Glusovich (7th grade) was one of five finalists.  
Other team members were:  7th - Sebastian Fernandez, Janet Nwogu, Idelissa Fraguada, Teri Glusovich;  8th - Edibel Colon, Sydnee Smith, Yariset Cuevas, Meghan N'Diaye, Quinn Saxon, and Frericka Wade. Congratulations Icahn 1 students!

Where We Have Been

 Kindergarten has taken a number of field trips this year.  Check them out below:
Walking trip to the firehouse, a trip to the Botanical Gardens to see the train exhibit, and we went apple and pumpkin picking!





Earlier in June our 5th graders visited Philadelphia with Mr. Meyer and Mr. Silfen.  




Quote of the Month

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
 
George Washington Carver




Cheerleaders Spring 2014