The 1,200 faculty and staff of the ICSD will begin the 2015-2016 academic school year with Convocation on September 8th, 2015. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. in Kulp Auditorium at Ithaca High School with a Keynote address by Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown.
Outstanding student achievement, professional development, curriculum design, and other continuous improvement strategies will be highlighted at this year Convocation. Introductions and special recognitions will also be included in the ceremony.
The first day of classes for students in grades K-6, 9th grade, and all new entrants will be Wednesday, September 9th.Thursday, September 10th will be a full day for all students grades K-12. You may view the 2015-16 academic calendar and the Board of Education meeting schedule on the ICSD webpage: http://www.ithacacityschools.org
About the Ithaca City School District
The Ithaca City School District mission is to engage, educate, and empower. We will strive to engage all students in the importance and relevance of thinking; to educate every learner to communicate, comprehend, and collaborate for understanding; and to empower all in the ICSD to achieve academic excellence. We envision a bold community of 6,000+ Thinkers. Thinking is foundational to the development of self, society, and democracy. It is the cornerstone of all creative ideas; problem-solving; scientific discoveries, innovations, and social good.
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to see the official press release from August 27, 2015.