Program of Studies: Course Review by Department Leaders
IHS Transportation Liaison: Martha Hardesty
IHS Family Liaison: Barbara Bergman
Way2Go Contact: Sophie Somerfeldt, 272-2292
Five Ithaca High School graduates are developing a radio device that allows crew coaches to better communicate with their rowers, building on work they started while at IHS.
CoachLink aims to create effective technology to help rowing coaches, who are stationed on land or in remote boats, to easily communicate with teams. Coaches send directions to the coxswain, instructing rowers on direction and pace. Effective communication is also critical to safety as it helps rowers avoid ...
IHS Link Crew:
For over a decade, Link Crew has been helping freshmen make successful transitions into Ithaca High School by connecting them with upperclassmen mentors, or Link Leaders.
Students can apply to become Link Leaders beginning their sophomore year, however , most of the positions are given to juniors and seniors who are more acquainted with the school. To apply, students must submit a form and essay. Those selected are then required to complete a two-day training in August, during which ...
IHS Teacher Awarded Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching:
Ithaca High School social studies teacher Keith Thompson is one of 38 highly accomplished U.S. teachers awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). It is an intensive international exchange and professional development program ...
Anti-Marginalization Design Team:
A newly formed anti-marginalization design team is examining how the ICSD’s curriculum can support students in developing anti-racist understandings and practices.
About 26 educators are participating in the group’s first cohort, some of whom already met twice over the summer to begin weaving anti-marginalization lessons into the district’s existing case study and project-based learning work at all grade levels. This includes examining how to fit anti-marginalization and ...