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Thursday, May 19, 2016

All School News: Important Notices for All Parents

Cafeteria News

We are excited to announce that ICS has signed an agreement with a new cafeteria service provider for the school year 2016-17 and 2017-18. ICS’s new cafeteria operator will be Addis International Catering PLC.

Based on the school’s policy to float a bid for cafeteria operating service every three years, a committee was set up in December 2015 to run the rigorous tender process. The Committee was set-up from various stakeholders of the school community which included parents, board members, administrators, teachers, students, representatives of the health office, operations department, human resources, procurement department with elementary middle and high school divisions.  

The newly selected Cafeteria operator, Addis International Catering PLC, which demonstrated an impressive standard on hygiene, sanitation and quality control has shown an exceeding capability among other bidders in this tender process. It has experience to cater food for similar International Schools in Addis Ababa (such as the Sanford International and German Schools).

It owns a state- of- the art facility and a globally accredited food laboratory in Addis Ababa which will be an additional asset for our school to utilize.

We congratulate Addis International Catering PLC on their success.

Cafeteria Menu for the week of 23 – 27 May (see the last page for next week’s menu)

Reminder: First day of school for the 2016-17 Academic Year is Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Parents are kindly reminded that the First Day of School for the 2016-17 Academic Year will Begin on Tuesday 9 August 2016. Please add this information on your calendar! You can also download the full 2016-17 SY calendar HERE.

Reminder: Lost and Found Items

As we are approaching the end of the school year, please find some time to visit the lost and found cabinet which is located behind the copy room next to the student store. 

New Website will be launched soon!

We have been making updates and upgrades to the ICS Website and we will launch the new site soon.

Here's a look at the new Home Page

Two Days left to buy your tickets for the Scholarship Gala Night! Limited tickets will also be available on the day of the event.

The annual Merit Scholarship Gala will be held at the Millennium Hall this Saturday, 21 May from 7:00 PM.

You can buy your ticket during working hours today and tomorrow (19 and 20 May) from the main reception in the Administration building.

Our Night of Dreams includes a drinks reception, dinner, dancing and an auction of amazing items including coffee with our honored guest Ato Haile Gebreselassie, paintings from nationally renowned Ethiopian artists, safari trip packages in South Africa, hot air balloon rides, beach resort packages, air-tickets to Dubai and much more!   

Tickets will be on sale for 1500 birr per person. Tables are also available for 15,000 for up to 10 people.

Girl Scouts

The ICS girl Scouts are leading a clothing drive for the Assosa refugee camp. Collection boxes will be put near the gym, library and back ES gate. We will also collect at the farmers market this Friday 6 May. Donations will be accepted through 20 May. Thank you to all for helping the refugees. See attached for more information.