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Creek News


  • Class of 2024 Embraces Cardboard Boat Race Tradition

    The Class of 2024 experienced an Indian Creek rite of passage last week, as they competed in the 18th annual ICS Cardboard Boat Race challenge! 
  • Middle School Math Classes Complete Marshmallow Challenge

    Indian Creek Middle School math students recently engaged in a fierce competition, as they worked in teams to complete the 2021 Marshmallow Challenge.
  • "Eagles with a Purpose" Host Clean Up with Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

    Indian Creek's Eagles With A Purpose group enjoyed their inaugural outing on Friday, September 17, leaving campus to volunteer with the Alliance For the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Upper School Honors Excellence at Annual Awards Ceremony

    On Thursday, May 20, the Indian Creek School community gathered together virtually and in person to celebrate the achievements of our Upper School students in the annual Awards Ceremony. 
  • First Grade Witnesses Metamorphosis of Swallowtail Butterflies

    Over the past nine months, ICS first graders have watched and waited for the metamorphosis of 10 swallowtail butterflies.
  • Lukas Hummer Wins 2021 Pi Recitation Contest with 104 Digits

    Congratulations to this year's Pi Recitation Contest winners!
  • First Grade STEM Projects Explore Wonders of the Moon

    The ICS first grade combined their exploration of the wonders of the moon with a foray into the world of engineering through a series of engaging STEM activities.
  • Third Grade Astronomy Projects are Out of this World!

    The Class of 2030 culminated their Astronomy studies by sharing capstone projects with their parents and peers at a physically-distant Independent Learning Day.
  • Green Club Consults with Maryland Park Service Trail Manager Dan Hudson

    Mr. Hudson met with Indian Creek's Green Club to strategize about how to best enhance the wooded trails on the ICS campus.
  • Senior Spotlight: Sarah Hawes

    Years of hard work and dedication to pursuing her academic passions paid off this week, as Sarah Hawes committed to study at Cornell University's College of Engineering next year. While she is currently planning to major in electrical and computer engineering at Cornell, Hawes remains open-minded and looks forward to explore other STEM fields. Her experience at Indian Creek has shown her that she can achieve her goals through diligent work with teachers passionate to see their students succeed.
  • First Grade Students Create Oreo 'Phases of the Moon' Models

    In anticipation of a day of virtual instruction due to forecasted winter weather, Mrs. Kornmeyer and Mrs. Venuti sent home a sealed astronomy kit that their first grade students were not to open until class time.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Glenn Klakring

    “I feel very strongly that physics should be hands-on as much as possible. I try to get kids away from the screen, working with physical things, manipulating things, actually feeling forces and seeing their effects on objects and how they move and behave, seeing the effects of light, doing optics experiments,” says Upper School Science Teacher Mr. Glenn Klakring.
  • Senior Spotlight: Olivia Boucher

    Olivia Boucher will graduate in the spring with 13 AP credits and a passion for life sciences and art, as well as the title of captain of the Eagles Varsity Sailing team. “ICS has created an academic environment where I can pursue each of my areas of interest,” said Boucher. “I’ve taken BLincs in aquatic biology/ecology, and by the time I graduate will have also taken both AP Environmental and AP Biology. It’s really shaped what I want to study further and has allowed me to learn more about how the environment and its organisms function.”
  • STEM Guest Lecturer Casey Corkin Shares Advances in Satellite Technology

    STEM Guest Lecturer Mr. Casey Corkin gave ICS students an inside peek into the professional possibilities and discoveries created through the fields of Aerospace Engineering, Information Technology, and Data Science.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Mr. John Argilan & Mrs. Debbie Fowler

    The third grade team comprised of John Argilan and Debbie Fowler embody the essence of elementary education. The duo is committed to providing an excellent academic experience for their students in engaging, fun, and innovative ways.  Through their Ecology studies, third grade students will engineer devices to capture wind energy to propel model vehicles.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Mrs. Patricia Roth

    Mrs. Patricia Roth (who was named the 2020 'Face of Innovative Teaching' by What's Up? magazine) works to make her science classes challenging, engaging, and applicable to real life. A published scientist herself, innovative, differentiated learning is at the core of everything shedoes at ICS. In addition to teaching high school science, she also serves as the Director of the School's Blended Learning (BLinc) program. Mrs. Roth has shared her expertise with colleagues and peers world-wide, speaking at Educational conferences about her experience with hybrid teaching across the U.S. and in China.
  • Upper School STEM Teacher Douglas McNally Published in International Journal of Organic Evolution

    Upper School S.T.E.M. teacher Douglas McNally was recently published in the International Journal of Organic Evolution.
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Indian Creek school is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school, located in Crownsville, Maryland.  Students in Pre-K3 through grade 12 receive a vibrant educational experience based on excellent academics steeped in strong student-teacher connections.