Lower School News

June 19, 2017

#ICSRockProject Spreading Kindness this Summer

Indian Creek fourth grade students took home a special painted rock during the last week of school. During their Morning Meeting, Ms. DeBuse’s class decided to participate in a Kindness Project and leave rocks painted with uplifting messages around the community.  The class... » read more
June 15, 2017

2016-17 First in Math Champions Awarded

Indian Creek students in second through fifth grade supplement their math studies by practicing skills in a program called First in Math (FIM). FIM provides self-paced activities that help students master procedural skills and achieve the fluency essential to building a solid foundation in... » read more
June 15, 2017

The Class of 2029 Celebrates Learning about the Chesapeake Bay

The Class of 2029 was bursting with pride on the afternoon of Friday, June 2, as they invited their families, teachers, and fellow students to share in a Celebration of Learning. Over the last weeks of school, the students participated in an in-depth study of the Chesapeake Bay, and created... » read more
June 02, 2017

Oh Oysters! Kindergarten Welcomes Oyster Farmer Mr. Tweed

It’s all about the Chesapeake Bay in Kindergarten, as the curriculum ties social studies, science, literature, and math together to enhance student’s studies of the bay ecosystem. Last Friday, May 26, Kindergarten welcomed a special guest. Mr. Tweed, father of Lilly ‘30, visited... » read more
June 02, 2017

Lower School "Shark Tank" Club Sparks Innovative Business Ideas

Making dreams come true…One pitch at a time! This month, Lower School students, along with faculty advisors Michelle Turner and Cindy Belnomi, held a “Shark Tank” club, as seen on TV. The purpose of this club was to give first through fifth grade students the opportunity to... » read more
May 26, 2017

Fabulous Fourth Grade Field Trip to Philly

On Tuesday, May 23, the Indian Creek School (ICS) Class of 2025 visited the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This annual pilgrimage to “the city of brotherly love” is the culmination of the fourth grade science units and is a rite of passage for ICS fourth grade... » read more
May 26, 2017

There's Room for All on the "Vampire School Bus"

Peace, love, and understanding were the central themes of the day, as Indian Creek Lower School vampires, zombies, she-wolves, and rastafarians took the stage for the world premiere of “Vampire School Bus.” This first annual Student Directed Fourth and Fifth Grade Musical, written by... » read more
May 26, 2017

Baysox STEM Day a Home Run for Second and Third Grades

Play ball! On Thursday, May 25, the Indian Creek School second and third grade students spent a sunny day at the ball park. The Bowie Baysox invited local students to attend a special day of fun, which included a morning game, lunch, a Baseball In Education/S.T.E.M. Day learning packet and a... » read more
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