IVMS Venice showed their work at the Venice Art Center in downtown Venice

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IVMS Venice showed their work at the Venice Art Center in downtown Venice. Thanks to Ms. Jill and Ms. Glenna for going the extra mile for our students!

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IVMS students raised an AMAZING $1,250.00 to aid pediatric heart patients

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Thank you IVMS Sarasota students and families for supporting our annual American Heart Association Jumprope For Heart fundraiser! The students raised an AMAZING $1,250.00 to aid pediatric heart patients. The top fundraiser was Bennett Eckert, closely followed by Tyler Hickey. The students enjoyed receiving their “thank you” gifts and a good time was had by …

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IVMS Visits the Venice Symphony Orchestra!

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LEs 11, 13, 17 took a bus ride on Friday (May 6) to the Venice Performing Arts Center. They dressed up for a concert from the Venice Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra played a wonderful rendition of Peter and the Wolf (w/narration of the story), and a medley from Star Wars. It was a “Magical” experience! …

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IVMS Secondary (Venice) “End of the Year Celebration Dance”

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IVMS Secondary (Venice) “End of the Year Celebration Dance”.
Thanks to Mr. Jamie for the pictures.

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Mother’s Day Needlepoint – LE 8 Sarasota

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Needlepoint – LE8 Sarasota – Students created designs to be incorporated into a Mother’s Day project. Their focus and precision were amazing! – Ms. Emmaly

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IVMS Sarasota & USF Gardeners!

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On Thursday the Master Gardeners from USF came to help harvest some delicious vegetables from our garden to make a “sunset” salsa. The students enjoyed a snack and had a lesson on cantaloupes. It is such a pleasure working with these amazing women and we can’t wait for next year! – Ms. Emmaly
 

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Circus IVMS?

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LE 9 (Venice) – learned about the circus and Miss Rosalie read a book about a circus dog – Thanks to Ms Joanna for the picture.
 

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IVMS Playground Push!

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Our Spring Festival was an incredible example of the amazing things we can accomplish together. We were blown away by the creativity and commitment of our families. It took so much work to put all of that fun together and we are so thankful for our hard–working PEO and volunteers! We loved the book fair, …

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On April 7, LE 14 (Venice) toured the Embracing Our Differences

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On April 7, LE 14 toured the Embracing Our Differences posters in downtown Sarasota. They had a great time discussing the quotes and relating the words to the pictures and their own lives. It was a great community experience for the students. Thanks to Ms. Mendy for the picture and text. For more information about …

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IVMS LE 3 (Sarasota)- Jungle Gardens Field Trip!

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IVMS LE 3 (Sarasota)- Jungle Gardens Field Trip! – It was loads of fun, and there were several amazing animals to see. Thanks to Ms. Kat and Ms. Lisa for the pictures :)

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IVMS SPRING FEST 2016 – Sarasota Campus

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IVMS SPRING FEST 2016 – Sarasota Campus. Amazing fun at the IVMS Spring Festival on the Sarasota campus. Special thanks to Ms. Kat for the pictures!
 

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IVMS Sarasota Campus

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Just a regular old morning on the IVMS Sarasota campus. Special thanks to IVMS parent and professional photographer Daniel Perales for the pictures:)

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LE 18 (Venice) celebrated April Fool’s Day with a tea party!

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LE 18 (Venice) celebrated April Fool’s Day with a tea party to complete their year-long manners unit. Suited up, and toe nails painted pink- we dressed in our best and showed our most civilized selves! Thanks to all our parents who shared tea sandwiches and cookies!

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Movie Night Moved to April 1st

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Due to rain, we’ve moved Movie Night to April 1, 2016.
If you would like to order a pizza, download a pdf: Click Here

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IVMS MOVIE NIGHT!

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IVMS Art Smart in Sarasota!

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What an amazing display the Sarasota campus had for their ART SMART event. Kudos to the Kids and Ms. Angeline – (who also provided the pictures… Thanks!)

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Sarasota Clothing Swap!

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Hello families, Have you noticed that your little ball of energy had a midyear growth-spurt, and now it’s like all their uniform shirts don’t fit? We have thought of a solution, a clothing swap! Come on down to the Art Smart Art Show (Thursday, 3/3 2:30-4:30 p.m.), and bring any and all Island Village embroidered …

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Harp Concert & Math Visitor

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Amaya and Ms. Tasha performed for LE #11 this morning. We also had an invited math lecturer today. Mr. Michael came in to talk to us about probability. What a great day! ~ Ms. Elaine
 

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IVMS Science Week! …

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Secondary Science & Team Building!

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Ms. Monica’s life science class dissecting eggs and chicken legs, and class team building activity = The class scrabble challenge! Thanks to Ms. Monica for the pictures!
 

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Open Enrollment! Jan. 29th – Feb. 29th

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IVMS Open Enrollment Starts today! Here is a direct link to the “Leter of Interest Form: http://www.jotform.com/islandvillage/letterofintent For more information, contact Jan Pearman janpearman@islandvillage.com

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IVMS 2015 Winter Performances

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It was a great year for both campuses. Here are some clips from the Secondary show:
 
 

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Thanksgiving Festivities Venice Campus

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Thanksgiving Festivities Venice Campus

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Thanksgiving Festivities at IVMS Sarasota!

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Thanksgiving Festivities at IVMS Sarasota!
Thanks to professional photographer and IVMS parent Daniel Perales

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Sarasota Opera & Education came to visit IVMS

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Sarasota Opera & Education came to visit IVMS on Wednesday (18th) and introduced/demonstrated what Opera is. We heard great music and started to understand this art form. There was also a field trip for the Drama students to “Twelfth Night”. Thanks to Ms. Michelle M.

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Veterans Day!

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We invited Ms. Nocole’s husband Dan in to talk to us about the life and times of being a Marine to celebrate Veterans Day! He gave LE 11 some great information! ~ Ms. Elaine

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LES 8 & 9 (Venice) Visiting “Instride Therapy”

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LES 8 & 9 (Venice) Visiting “Instride Therapy”. Instride Therapy – Mission Statement: “Partnering with horses, we challenge individuals with special needs to reach their fullest potential”. Thanks to Ms. Joanna for the pictures

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What does it mean to achieve a level of “Mastery”? Why is “Character” such an important element in our lives?

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What does it mean to achieve a level of “Mastery”? Why is “Character” such an important element in our lives? This is the IVMS primary goal for our students. Dr. Kym Elder presented updates to the THRIVES program to our new secondary students, and reviewed it for returning students. T = Time Management, H = …

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The Upper School’s “Out of the Box”

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The Upper School’s “Out of the Box” …an engineering and recycling event. The students could only use cardboard and items found from their homes to create a costume. The students also shared information about their products, i.e… when and where the product was created, who was the inventor, what is the purpose of the product, …

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28th Annual Venice Art Festival

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Please visit the 28th Annual Venice Art Festival this weekend. The grouping of bowls of hope will be on display. Thanks for supporting our students!! ~ Mrs. Glenna

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LE 3 (Sarasota) Celebrates Dia de Muertos

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LE 3 (Sarasota) celebrates Dia de Muertos – Thanks to Ms. Kat for the pictures: “Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and acknowledged around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to …

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IVMS Story Book Character Parade (Venice) + Showing off books for the Book Fair!

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IVMS Story Book Character Parade (Venice) + Showing off books for the Book Fair!
 
 

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LE 15 and 18 (Venice) celebrate pumpkin day!

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LE 15 and 18 (Venice) celebrate pumpkin day! Thanks to Ms. Jenn Ocana and Ms. Allyson Henry for the pictures

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IVMS Secondary October Dance!!!

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IVMS Secondary October Dance!!! Thanks to Ms. Megan Luster for the pictures :)

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Hispanic culture in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

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While studying Hispanic culture in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, LE 11 held a delicious salsa making contest and learned how to dance the Salsa today. Thanks to Ms. Lacy and Ms. Elaine for the pictures

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IVMS Peace Day Celebration

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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. On 21 September 2015, the United Nations Education Outreach Section commemorated the day with a Student …

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IVMS Bowls of HOPE

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IVMS ART (VENICE) – BOWLS OF HOPE! – Another step is accomplished toward our school’s annual donation to Bowls of Hope. Student bowl sculptures have been bisque fired and are now ready for glazing. Next firing is right around the corner… Students and their families may purchase their bowls prior to pick up date! Pick …

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Music, Music, Music!

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Ms Karen was working out the violin class with Carol of the Bells, Bile Cabbage Down, andTwinkle-Twinkle. Mr. Jammie was working out our IVMS Bucket Drum Line, and we have a home for our new guitar rack that Tim Carchio (IVMS Parent) built for us … Thanks Tim! ~ Mr. Peter
 

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1st Day At School :)

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Getting to know you…LE 8 SRQ! 1st day at school was a great day for both campuses. There were lots of smiles and hugs. Looks like a good year to come  (Special thanks to Ms. Emmaly for the picture)

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IVMS Open Houses were a great success!

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IVMS Open Houses were a great success! Both campuses had great turn outs and the parents/students socialized, asked questions, got answers, and enjoyed being part of the IVMS family again smile emoticon … Gentlemen and Ladies… start your engines…. we start next Monday! ~ Mr. Peter (Thanks to Ms. Mendy for the picture of LE …

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Parent Volunteer Group this year at our Venice Campus!

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Hope you had a fun and restful summer. We as educators are excited and looking forward to another great year at IVMS and we hope you are too. Kristin Deree (K-5) and Rachel Cheriyan (6-10) are planning on forming and leading a Parent Volunteer Group this year at our Venice Campus. Let’s work together as …

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BE SURE TO LEARN ABOUT OUR SCHOOL ON OUR PARENT PAGES!

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BE SURE TO LEARN ABOUT OUR SCHOOL ON OUR PARENT PAGES! HERE IS A DIRECT LINK TO “LOTS” OF IMPORTANT INFORMATION CLICK HERE * SCHOOL HOURS * CAR LINE * LATE SLIPS * SCHOOL HANDBOOK PDF DOWNLOAD * AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM * ATTENDANCE PROCEDURE * DISMISSAL * ABSENCES * DISCIPLINE POLICY * BULLYING * BUS …

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Back to School “OPEN HOUSES!” – Venice/Sarasota Campuses

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Check your LE with the time below:

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We Need Violins! – The violin program is growing in both of our campuses.

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We Need Violins! – The violin program is growing in both of our campuses. We went from 8 to 40 violin students (both campuses) last year. I have 20 violins. This means I can’t loan a violin to a student to use. They have to wait for the class, before they can use the violin …

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IVMS Uniform Swap!!! – Save Money

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IVMS Uniform Swap!!! – Save Money Before and during the open house on August 19th we will be having a uniform swap. Please bring all your old uniforms that no longer fit and hopefully trade them for ones that do fit! The swap will be one-for-one, meaning each uniform you donate you may get one …

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Student Government Association Achievements 2014-2015

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The IVMS Student Government Association just finished its first year and the accomplishments of this small, but dedicated, group of students are extraordinary. This year the SGA funded and hosted a Halloween, Valentines, End of Year 5/6 dance, and End of year 7/8/9 dance. They held a Shamrock Fundraiser on both the Sarasota and Venice …

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LE 16 – Learns About The U.S. Judicial System

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In order to learn about the basis of our judiciary system and increase critical thinking skills, LE-16 performed a mock trial in the classroom environment. The next step was to go on a field trip to The Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court in Sarasota. The students attended a real court case and met with a judge. …

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LE 7 – Embracing Our Differences

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LE 7 – Sarastoa – Took a field trip to FST and Embracing Our Differences today! – Thanks to Ms. Debbie for the picture. For more information: http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/

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Florida Elementary Science Olympiad

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IVMS Sarasota – LE8 at the Florida Elementary Science Olympiad regional competition at UCF in Orlando (Saturday, May 9). This was the first time participating for Team “IVMS Elements”, and the students now want to do even more science! Two of our students won medals! …. Way to Go! Thanks to Ms. Agnes for the …

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IVMS Students Help Each Other…. What a Great School!

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From our facebook page:

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