Charter school funding is in danger

June 5, 2015 – Call to Action This is a CALL TO ACTION. Please forward this information to your parents and any other group that might advocate on your behalf of your charter school. The Florida Legislature is in Special Session right now. Members of the House and Senate are about to begin budget conference meetings this weekend to work out differences between their two budget proposals. Charter school funding is in danger The House budget currently funds Facilities Capital Outlay for public charter schools at $100 million. The current Senate budget allocation for Facilities Capital Outlay for public charter schools is ZERO. Take immediate action You have the power to change this. Call or email your State Representative and Senator and tell them about your child and how the charter school they attend needs their support. Below are messages you can use as a guideline to convey the urgent need for funding and a link that will help you find and contact your legislator. You can use the message below and add your own story to express how important this is to you and your child. HOUSE MESSAGE: We are very grateful for the generous $100 million included in the budget funding Facilities Capital Outlay for Florida’s public charter schools. We hope you will hold firm on the $100 million appropriation so that Florida public charter schools can continue to provide safe and secure educational facilities for the close to 300,000 K-12 students they serve. SENATE MESSAGE: Florida’s public […]

Summer Reading

2015-2016 Summer Reading

Freshman: Lord of the Flies – William Golding Freshman Honors/Pre-AP: Lord of the Flies – William Golding Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury *There will be an essay and multiple choice test the first week of school for all incoming freshman Sophomore: Animal Farm – George Orwell Sophomore Honors/Pre-AP: Animal Farm – George Orwell Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe *There will be an essay and multiple choice test within the first few weeks of school for all incoming sophomores Junior: Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut Junior Honors: Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain *There will be an essay and multiple choice test the first week of school for all incoming juniors Senior: Tuesdays With Morrie – Mitch Albom Senior Honors: Tuesdays With Morrie – Mitch Albom The Color of Water – James McBride AP Language: A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut *There will be a multiple choice/essay test on the books in the beginning of the school year. No additional assignments will have to be completed over the summer along with these books. AP Literature: Edith Hamilton’s Mythology (Edith Hamilton’s Mythology” excerpts: Part I: All (1-4); Part II: 5,7,8; Part III: 9,10,11; Part VI: 20,21) Frankenstein – Mary Shelley- please check out the copy from the IRCHS library. (There are different versions of this novel) The Road – Cormac McCarthy *There will be a multiple choice test on Mythology the first […]


Dance Department’s End of Year Show

The IRCHS Dance Department presents their year-end showcase on Sunday, May 31st at 7:30 PM The event will be at the VBHS Performing Arts Center (1707 16th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960) and admission is $10. There will be performances by Ballet 1, 2, 3, 4, Dance Techniques 1, 2, 3, 4 courses and the Dance Competition Team. This is the final performance for the dance department and a great event for students, families and the local community. Come the talented dance students of the IRCHS Dance Department. Tickets are available at the door.


Watch our 2015 Graduation Ceremony Live

***Due to technical difficulties we will not be able to stream the 2015 graduation. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. A full length video will be released via YouTube next week for view.   Please join us in celebrating our 2015 graduating class. ———————————————————————————————– Please click the link to watch the 2015 graduation ceremony live: OUR 142 GRADUATING SENIORS: – Earned Over 1 Million Dollars In Academic Scholarships – Earned Approximately 2,197 In College Credits While In High School – 94% of the Senior Class Are Attending Either a 2 or 4 Year College/University – 13 Students Earned an AA Degree Prior To High School Graduation


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