Wednesday, 9 November 2016


 Hello, IRC Families! 

As you may know, the IRC Parent Council raises money for important enhancements to our children’s education and overall school experience. Here are just some examples of what Parent Council subsidized in 2015/2016: 

- Shared Chrome Books for classroom use 
- $1000 to set up a new classroom 
- $5/student per classroom for teacher supplies and materials 
- Scientist in the Classroom 
- Buses for field trips/athletic tournaments 
-  Art, drama and music presentations 
- Athletic equipment 

If you are interested in learning more about how our school is funded, you can view our school’s operating budget at 

Families are busy and many have expressed a desire to be able to simply write a cheque to IRC Parent Council, instead of attending/supporting the various fundraisers we host. Let us assure you - we are happy to accept your cash in any way you wish to give it! Please consider the following request, which is 100%, totally and completely voluntary. 

 [ ] $25 – Yes! I’d be happy to give $25 instead of buying ingredients and providing baked goods for your next Bake Sale. 
[ ] $50 – For sure! I never remember to check out the Fun Fair Silent Auction items – here’s what I would have spent on a Gift Certificate. 
[ ] $75 – Absolutely! I didn’t want a magazine subscription, anyway – please accept my cheque instead. 
[ ] $100 - Done! I don’t have time to help but kudos to everyone else who can. Consider this my Volunteer Hall Pass for the year. 
[ ] $_____ - OK, Parent Council; clever letter but I’m actually comfortable giving this amount, instead. 

If you would like to donate, please download this donation form here, make your cheque payable to IRC Parent Council, and please drop off at the main office or send to school with your student.