iPrep Academy Joins Forces with Challenge2Change

On May 28th, iPrep Academy is joining forces with Oronde Taliaferro of the Detroit Pistons to Challenge our Students 2 Change.

Oronde Taliaferro runs a nonprofit organization that promotes a healthy lifestyle for underprivileged youth.  His summer programs include seminars, health education, and fun activities.  

Oronde has created “Fitness Fun Days” to raise money to support his program.  iPrep will be participating in this fundraiser on May 28th at Morningside Park.  There will be various stations set up for the students including football, basketball, obstacle courses, and in the end…a color run for those who raise a min. of $30.  Please dress accordingly as you will be getting colorfully dirty!!! 

Click here to register your child for this fundraiser activity.  After you register your child(ren), you can forward the link to all your family and friends.  And if you have more than one child participating, you will need a different email address for each child.  The amounts raised are visible for everyone to see on iPrep’s dedicated webpage.  The goal is for each of our students to raise $150.  We have set a goal of $30,000 for the entire school.  The Challenge 2 Change organization will keep 40% of the monies raised and iPrep will keep 60%.  If we meet our goal, that is a total of $18,000 that we will use to enhance a healthy lifestyle year-round at iPrep.  We hope to install water filling stations and update all of our sports equipment so that every child can reap the benefits of this fundraiser.  

Prizes will be awarded to every student who reaches their goal and special prizes will be awarded to the top 3 students in the school who raise the most money.  Examples of these special prizes include PlayStations, Xbox, and AirPods.  

Steps to register:

  1. Log on to https://iprep.causevox.com/
  2. Click the “Fundraisers Click Here” tab displayed in gray.
  3. Follow the steps; enter your child’s information.  
    [Reminder: if you have more than one child, must register each separately, with a different email for each]  
  4. A link will be sent to the registered email address which can then be forwarded to your family and friends.  

The amounts donated/raised are transparent to everyone at the bottom of the https://iprep.causevox.com/ website.
If you collect any money in cash or checks, you can bring that directly to Lauri Sanders, Room 100.  Checks may be made payable to Challenge 2 Change. NO

MONEY WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER MAY 24th. We look forward to making this event a successful and rewarding experience for everyone.  We hope to see the fundraising numbers skyrocket.
We can totally do this – we are iPrep!!!!!!!

Interested in chaperoning this event?  Please contact Lauri Sanders at LauriSanders@dadeschools.net.

The event will be broken up as follows:

May 28th
Morningside Park

PK thru 1st Grade
Approx. 8:45-10:30 a.m.
12 chaperones needed

2nd thru 5th Grade
Approx. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
16 chaperones needed

6th thru 8th Grade
Approx. 12-1:30 p.m.
10 chaperones needed

Thank you in advance for your continued support!

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iPrep Academy B4 Inclusion Club

A few months back, 2 of our beloved students, Amelie and Cecilia Ise, came up with an idea 💡 to create a club to help bring awareness to all of our abilities, and along came the
B4 Inclusion Club.

With Ms. Robin Koogle spearheading this after-school activity, the B4 Inclusion Club will be heading out on their first venture as a team to help bring awareness to those affected with Autism.  We are so honored and proud to have students in our iPrep family to be representing us in the Autism Speaks Walk next week. Please click on the link and help support in any way you can…join the walk or donate to their cause.

Thank you in advance for your continued support!

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Parents’ Night Out (PNO) – May 4, 2019

Date:          Saturday, May 4

Time:          7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location:   The Rooftop at Canvas Condos
                       1630 NE 1st Ave., Miami

Price:          $30 per person / $45 per couple

Details:       Cocktail Hour featuring food & music. Silent Auction and Mini-Market featuring handbags, shoes, jewelry and more.

Parents Night Out

Don’t fret. There is childcare available nearby at FunDimension from 6:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m. (which includes activities and dinner) for PK-6 Graders at $50 per child. Click here for more details

Last year, we had some amazing Silent Auction Items up for grab. If you are able to obtain donations for this year’s event, feel free to use the attached donation request letter.

And be sure to carry cash and/or your checkbooks for the silent auction and marketplace items. Sales proceeds to benefit the PTSA.

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Time to Spring Forward, iPrep

This is a reminder to Spring Forward this weekend.
Daylight Saving Time 2019 in Florida will begin at
2:00 AM on Sunday, March 10th.
Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead 1 hour!

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Thank You, iPrep!

Dear iPrep Parents, Teachers, Staff and Students:

We hope you had a wonderful Holiday Season! We want to thank you for making this past Holiday Season extra special for the homeless children living at Chapman Partnership.

A big thank you to EVERYONE who made this event possible! From all the amazing last-minute donations, to the children who helped organize the pajamas, to all the teachers who encouraged your students to give. This event was possible because of YOU!

With much gratitude,

iPrep PTSA

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Happy New Year

As we reflect on the first half of the 2018-19 school year, we take this opportunity to thank you all for what we have accomplished together so far. We cannot overlook the fact that our Parents, Teachers and Students are indeed volunteers at heart, who give of themselves all year round.

School and classroom decorations, hurricane relief and pajama drives, Treats for Troops, donating supplies for the needy in Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Venezuela, classroom festivities, supporting Pizza Fridays, Parent’s Night Out and Harvest Fest, and encouraging our students to be vocal as they stood up, walked out, and marched against gun violence – these are just a few of the ways that our PTSA members and iPrep family have gone above and beyond to support various school projects and community endeavors.

As we ring in the New Year, your iPrep PTSA thanks you for your dedication, your generosity and your spirit in making the difference in the lives of ALL of OUR children. There is much more for us to do and we know that we can continue to count on your support.

May your cups overflow with joy, peace, happiness, prosperity and all of God’s blessings this 2019!

-iPrep PTSA

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November 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Review the Nov. 13, 2018 PTSA Meeting Minutes here.

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iPrep Yearbook Price Increasing Soon

Hurry and order your copy of the 2019 iPreparatory Academy Yearbook
at the lowest price of the year!
Prices will increase to $50.00 on February 1st, 2019.

Honor your student with a special recognition ad in our yearbook.
We are offering ad space to ALL students! Choose your ad size and start designing. You choose the pictures and write your message to your student. Once your ad is finished, add it to your cart.  Purchase your ad space by Febraury 1st.
We offer the following sizes:

Size Full Page (8.5″ x 11″ and up to 8 photos): $200
Size Half Page (8.5″ x 5.5″ and up to 5 photos): $125
Size Quarter Page (4″ x 5.5″ and up to 2 photos): $75

iPreparatory Academy Yearbook Staff
P.S. The yearbook staff will not be ordering additional copies of this year’s book, so reserve your copy today!

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Schedule of Holiday Shows

iPrep’s 2018 Holiday Show schedule is outlined below:

Wednesday, December 12th
9:00 a.m. (Kindergarten)
12:00 p.m. (1st Grade)

Thursday, December 13th
9:00 a.m. (Pre-K)
1:00 p.m. (2nd Grade)

Friday, December 14th
9:00 a.m. (5th Grade)
11:00 a.m. (4th Grade)
1:00 p.m. (3rd Grade)

NOTE: All shows will take place at the School Board Administration Building (“SBAB”) Auditorium located at 1450 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33132.

***Please be courteous and arrive early to obtain seating. As seats are limited, they may not be reserved for late-comers. We appreciate everyone’s adherence and cooperation in these regards. Thank you.

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December 17-21 is Spirit Week at iPrep

Mon., Dec. 17 – Pajama Day
Tues., Dec. 18 – Crazy Sock Day
Wed., Dec. 19 – Twin/Triplet Day
Thurs., Dec. 20 – Dress As Your Favorite Meme
Fri., Dec. 21 – No Uniform Day/Last Day of School

Spirit Week is open to all students.
Donate $1 for each day you wish to participate.
Proceeds will benefit 5th Grade End-of-Year activities and the PTSA!

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