Director's Dispatch: Getting Ready for Summer



I want to thank all of our parents for sharing your children with us. This year, once again we had the largest enrollment ever!  Each child has had their own story and their own journey.  I am thrilled at the growth I have seen over the year.  My greatest joy as Director is watching our students in action, in the classroom, on the playing fields, on stage.


To the families who are leaving us, best of luck in your new adventure! We will be contacting you in a few months to see how your transition has gone and how well prepared your children are for their next school.


To the families who are returning, thank you for continuing to chose ISD.  The Board, Administration, and faculty are committed to making our school even better next year as we implement the IB Primary Years and Middle Years Programs, continue to strengthen our IB Diploma Program, expand our service learning opportunities, opening our new Design and Innovation Center, and complete the construction of our new Performing Arts Center and Athletic Complex.


To all the ISD families, have a restful and safe summer.


There will construction on campus this summer. Below is a list of the major projects.

  • PAC – Athletic Complex should be mostly done by time we return in August.

  • New Design and Innovation Center will be going up on the site of the old Maker Space. It will be finished in early September

  • Renovation of classrooms in the library wing

  • Creating new art classrooms on the main level of the Secondary School building

  • New paving and tiling on walkways around campus.

We have delayed the start of the pool expansion project until November, so the pool can be available for our fall swimming season and for our families in the summer.


Below are the dates and time our facilities will be open.


Weekdays - June 17 to 28 (ISD Summer Camp in session)

  • Basketball Courts – 3:30pm to 6:00pm

  • Field - Closed

  • Fitness Room – 10:00am to 6:00pm

  • Small and Large Playground - Open 3:30pm to 6:00pm

  • Pool - Open  - Open 3:30pm to 6:00pm


All facilities except the field are open 10:00am to 6:00pm on weekends (June 15, 16, 22, and 23)


June 29 to August 13

  • Basketball Courts – 10:00pm to 6:00pm

  • Field - Closed

  • Fitness Room – 10:00am to 6:00pm

  • Small and Large Playground - Open 10:00am to 6:00pm

  • Pool - 10:00am to 6:00pm


Note, the main office will be open from 9:00am to 1:00pm on weekdays.

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