This site helps teach young children how to stay safe while using the computer! We will cover this in the Spring.
Internet Safety for Grades 1-3
An interactive game for students to promote internet safety! Check it out!!
Yoko Ono posted our IMAGINE PEACE Me to We Wishing Tree Project on her Imagine Peace web site. She also wrote our children a personal letter thanking them for their efforts and creativity.
Click on the link to see the video and her note to the students.
Thank you to Yoko for taking interest in our students, and to Dave Bakkke for listening to our stories.
At Iles. we believe that we can work together to make the world a better place. It begins in our own hearts, in our school hallways, and flows out from there!
Free the Children has been helping children across the world. This organization espouses The United Nations Millennium Development Goals of providing support to get clean water, food, education, healthcare and sustainable development for children and families in developing countries. This is Iles' 5th year as a Free the Children Youth in Action school.
Free the Children sent 2 wonderful speakers (free of charge) to Iles on February 16, 2010 for a one hour all school assembly and all day workshops for our 6th graders and 5th graders who will be staying at Iles for 6th grade.
We are building LEADERS OF TODAY and we are BECOMING THE CHANGE WE WANT TO SEE.
Thank you for encouraging and allowing your children to be a part of this amazing learning opportunity. It is awesome.
Check this out!! TONS of cool stuff to do as families, coupons, great deals and freebies for kids and families.
Thanks and MEGA Kudos to Iles parent Kim Little!! She has done a super job of creating a co-op for parents to make the best of our wonderful school district and city!!
This is a must see for parents! A call to teach children to respect themselves, others and learning.
Books & Authors
Here is a video by Dave Heinzel of
"IMAGINE: What Kind of World Do You Want?" The Sixth Annual Iles Writer's Conference, 3-13-09
Tucker Power Tool Tour CD
Clubs and Activities
Follow these links to get information about our sister school and village in Mengquan, China.
See firsthand how our students are helping the children in East Asia....specifically Mengquan.
Our village is Mengquan. Check out this firsthand peek into the lives of our Asian sister village and school!
We are writing our wishes for the world on our hands, using them as leaves for our Wishing Tree. We are making the world a more peaceful place by helping others through service learning.
This activity was voluntary, and every student in the school participated!
Stay tuned to see the tree when we assemble it!
social and emotional support
PBS KIDS GO!
It's My Life, is the award-winning and unique interactive online community for 'tweens' aged 8-13. The popular, solution-oriented destination is organized into six "channels" - Friends, Family, School, Body, Emotions and Money - with dozens of topics and a range of multimedia classroom resources.
When 'tweens' go to
It's My Life, they'll be able to watch video clips of other kids talking about their feelings and experiences, submit questions at
You Said It, participate in online polls, read interviews with celebrities about their own experiences with the 'tween' years, play games, and much more.
The site includes a focus on bullies, drug abuse, eating disorders, being home alone, making money, smoking, sports and participation. Also be sure to check out the School channel that addresses topics on time management, transitioning to middle school and high school, cheating, surviving embarrassing moments, relating to a teacher, and dealing with test stress.