Development opportunities at IPS

Extracurricular
Activities
Academic
Events
The Voluntary
Program
IPS Students
Council
IPS
Newspaper
The IPS
Media Center

Extracurricular Activities

IPS is proud to offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities. They include Foreign language classes in Spanish, German, and French, Sports Clubs for football, basketball, acrobatics, dance, cheerleading, and yoga, Chess & Logic Games, Science Club, Arts & Design Club, and private instruction in Piano, Guitar, Percussion, Strings, Brass, or Voice provided by our Music School.

Academic Events

IPS holds an annual Spelling Bee and offers opportunities for pupils to participate in the IPS Literature, Arts & Design, and Sports Challenges, the IPS Science Fair, and Oxford Style Debates.

The Voluntary Program

The Volunteer Program allows students Grades 5 – 8 to practice social responsibility, one of the crucial IPS values. Students can volunteer to help in the Playschool, Media Center, Administration, Eco Committee, Cafeteria or Afternoon Care.

IPS Students Council

The IPS Student Council is a self governed body of students, elected by their peers, who collaborate with the IPS Leadership and the Parent Teacher Association. The council is designed to introduce students to the overall structure and function of government and its processes and gives students the opportunity to build strong, meaningful friendships and understanding of professional relationships.

IPS Newspaper

IPS News is an online newspaper project created by IPS Lower Secondary students with the support of their Mentor. IPS students develop their writing, communication and creative skills in their work as IPS Community journalists.

The IPS Media Center

The IPS Media Center is a place for students to develop 21st century research and analytical skills, and web design.