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Class of 2020
The IDCS Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony will Premiere at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Link to youtube video is in this news article.
We, as a staff, stand with individuals and organized groups who are protesting against racial injustices in Norwich, in Connecticut and across the United States. We support IDCS staff and students who have protested for racial justice. As our country grapples with the injustices of racism, we need to remember Martin Luther King Jr.’s words, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” One of IDCS’ core tenets is Integration of a Critical Curriculum: IDCS teachers/staff embraced critical pedagogy/instruction to support critical thinking in all content areas. Critical pedagogy is a progressive teaching philosophy that challenges students to examine power structures and patterns of inequality within the status quo. All US citizens and residents, and specifically people of color, must live in a country that is just and fair. Cheryl Blanchard-Governing Board President Dr. Ellen Retelle-Director
Due to the COVID 19 Crisis we will ONLY be accepting shout outs to individual 8th grade students or the 8th grade class as a whole. We are not accepting any further business advertisements (any previously ordered business advertisements will be honored). Please follow this link to order a shout out for one (or more!) of the awesome IDCS class of 2020 graduates.
Please check here often for updated information regarding COVID0-19.
Our School at a Glance
- 352 Student Enrollment
- 647 Waiting List
- $11,250 Per Pupil State Funds
- 1997 IDCS Opened
- 572 Alumni
- 26 Certified Teachers