Indiana Life Sciences Academy is offering an Early Entry Kindergarten Program to children who will turn 5 years of age by October 1. This new opportunity is only available to 20 young scholars, so space is very limited. Please call us at 317-297-9100 with questions or to enroll your child.
Welcome back, ILSA Scholars! The 2015-16 school year is off to a wonderful start. Thank you for arriving to school on time, in uniform, ready to learn.
This week, all scholars and their teachers will participate in our Expect Stations by visiting various areas of the building and learning about our EAGLE Expectations designed to support a calm learning environment.
Please see below for additional items which help our school days run smoothly.
ARRIVAL: Parents are reminded that students may enter the building starting at 8:30 a.m. at which time breakfast will be served.
Students walking or being driven to school should arrive prior to 9:00, as they will be considered tardy at 9:05. Parents dropping off their students in our car rider line should enter the parking lot at the far east side of the school and follow the directions of the staff members on duty. Students who walk to school will enter through the front door.
Parents are asked to have students at bus stops 15 minutes before the scheduled time for the first few days while routes are being solidified.
DISMISSAL: Dismissal begins at 3:45 p.m. Parents picking their child up from school should enter the car rider line in the parking lot at the far east side of the school and follow the directions of the staff members on duty. Please note – our buses leave our parking lot first, then car riders are released. Walkers will be released from the far west side of the building after buses leave our parking lot.
BREAKFAST/LUNCH: ILSA participates in the Community Eligibility Program, which means all of our scholars eat breakfast and lunch free of charge.
UNIFORMS: All scholars are to be in full uniform, which includes an ILSA logo top (purple or yellow) and ILSA logo bottom (black only). School Zone is ILSA’s official uniform supplier. They are located at 5425 N. Keystone Avenue.
The Countdown to the 2015-16 School Year is underway, with ILSA beginning school this Thursday, August 13. A few friendly reminders:
- All scholars MUST be in full uniform beginning on the first day of school. Please visit School Zone, our uniform vendor, at 5425 N. Keystone Avenue, or phone them at 317-478-7889 for information.
- Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and breakfast is served daily. Families needing before and/or after care should speak with Ms. Rogers, our AYS site supervisor. You can reach her by calling the school.
- Students arriving at school after 9:00 a.m. MUST be signed in by a parent at our front desk.
- Dismissal begins at 3:45 p.m. daily.
If you did not pick up your child’s Transportation information at last week’s Back to School Day/Night event please stop by the front desk anytime today, Tuesday or Wednesday between 9:00-4:00. Students riding our school buses have been issued Bus Passes which they will need to show.
Your ILSA staff has been working diligently to prepare for our best year yet! Thank you for choosing our school for your child’s education!!
ILSA will host Back to School Day/Night events on Thursday, August 6 from Noon-2:00 PM and from 5:00-7:00 PM. Families are encouraged to attend either session.
Come meet the staff, learn more about our Project Lead the Way and 1:1 Technology initiatives, Eagle Athletics, and our school nurse services.
Other information available on Thursday includes student class assignments, bus information from Miller Transportation, uniform information from School Zone, and Before/After Care information from AYS (At Your School).
The first day of school is Thursday, August 13. Please join us this week to have all your questions answered in person!
Dedicated teachers, strong curriculum, a computer device for EVERY scholar, all that’s missing is YOU!
Open Enrollment continues daily from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM … limited spaces are available. Come in for a tour and to hear about great opportunities for your child!
Reminder: Back to School Day/Night is Thursday, August 6 from Noon-2:00 PM and from 5:00-7:00 PM. The first day of school is Thursday, August 13.
Tours, information, enrollment acceptance and snacks will be available at ILSA’s Snow Cone Saturday Open House this weekend. The free event will take place from 1:00-4:00 PM on Saturday afternoon.
Indiana Life Sciences Academy offers small class sizes and individualized instruction for scholars in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Our 1:1 Technology platform means all students have access to their own computer each day, with K-5 students using iPad minis and 6th-8th graders using Lenovo Thinkpads.
Two Eagle Success Time periods provide additional support in Reading and Math to scholars during the school day, and Project Lead the Way offers hands-on science/technology/engineering/math experiences to our middle school students.
School begins on Thursday, August 13 and space is limited!! Please join us on Saturday from 1:00-4:00 PM and let us show you why ILSA is the right choice for your student!
ILSA is planning 3 Open House events to provide tours of the school, information about our academic and technology programs, and enroll scholars.
Saturday, July 25 from 1:00-4:00 – event also features Sno Cones
Wednesday, July 29 from 10:00-3:00 – event also features Pizza
Thursday, July 30 from 4:00-7:00 – event also features Snacks
Indiana Life Sciences Academy is a free, public charter school serving scholars in grades Kindergarten – Eighth grade. All K-5th graders will receive an Ipad Mini and 6th-8th graders will receive a Lenovo Thinkpad to enhance their educational experience.
ILSA offers small classes, free breakfast and lunch, free tuition, free transportation, athletics, and an exceptional English Language Learners program. Please join us at one of the above events, drop in during the week between 9:00-5:00, or call us at 317-297-9100.
Space is limited!! Please visit or call us today for information!
ILSA’s Summer Break has started, and we are already hard at work planning for our 2015-16 school year. The following Summer Hours will be observed:
Tuesday, June 30 – Friday, July 3 – closed in observance of Independence Day.
Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 17 – open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM weekdays
Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 31 – open 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM weekdays
Regular school hours of 8:30-4:30 will resume on Monday, August 3.
Families are encouraged to bring prospective ILSA students in to tour the building and get additional information about why our school is a great choice. Enjoy your summer – we hope you will stop by to see us!
Numerous Summer Servings locations are up and running across Indianapolis, offering free breakfast, snack and lunch to children ages 18 and under on weekdays. Many of the Summer Servings programs are hosted in neighborhood schools and at Indy Parks locations. No financial information is required to participate in the program. Visit summerservings.org and enter your zip code to find a location near you.
ILSA congratulates our 8th Grade Scholars as they have been promoted and are now High School Freshmen! We are proud of you and know you are destined to do great things. Remember … You Are Somebody!!
Special thanks to all the parents who came to the promotion ceremony to support your students, and to the teachers and staff who were instrumental in shaping the scholars’ academic future.