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letter from the booster club board

Hello Friends and Families of IABC!

First, a note to say we hope everyone is doing well and staying safe and healthy during this crazy time for all of us. The disappointment of losing out on almost half of our school year and an entire season of sports has been extremely difficult, most especially for our Seniors. Our hearts go out to all of our kids this year who have missed so much, but most especially those kids who are graduating this year.

Second, we want to update you all about current Ingraham Athletic Booster Club plans. Obviously, with the rest of the school year being cancelled, our IABC events, the Family Social and the annual Ingy Awards, are also cancelled. We are working on a plan to deliver letters and pins to athletes in the fall when we all go back to school. Hopefully, some of our seniors will still be around to pick up their awards, otherwise please reach out and we will work with you to mail or pick up pins, felt letters and certificates.  

We are also working on a revamped schedule for fall activities including the "Breakfast of Champions". As plans become more clear and schedules more firm, we will let you all know. 

Our last request is we need more board members for the 2020-2021 school year! If you are interested in volunteering as a Liasion or Board member please reach out to us! We are currently looking for all levels of volunteers including:  Co-President, Co-Vice President, Co-Treasurer and Co-Secretary. 

 

Sports on indefinite hold

With all school activities being canceled for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, there will be no spring sports.

In the meantime, please consider supporting the businesses that help support our students and athletes, such as our local restaurants and grocers, including Central Market, Jimmy John's, Chipotle, Pagliacci, I Sandwich, Ivar's, and many other businesses!

Take care of each other where you are until we can join each other in sport again!

 


Booster Club Annual Meeting - Tues, June 16, 7pm - TBD

Our Annual Meeting, including election of officers will be a virtual meeting via Zoom or Skype. Still TBD at time of this update.

Please plan to join the meeting.

We need more board members for the 2020-2021 school year! If you are interested in volunteering as a Sports Team Liaison (Team Rep to the Booster Club) or have a little more room for involvment as a Board member please reach out to us!  Email Lisa White, Co-Secretary at: lckwhite@yahoo.com with your level of interest or any questions.

We are currently looking for all levels of volunteers including: Co-President, Co-Vice President, Co-Treasurer and Co-Secretary. Click here and scroll down to get to the job description documents for the IABC Board Members & Liaison roles. 

Please let us know ASAP if you (or anyone you want to nominate ;-) is interested!  It's ok to not be sure and only inquire. This will not go on your "permanent record".  We are a group of adults that are about making things easier for coaches and teams to be able to function efficiently and make sure their needs are being met.

ingy awards for june 2020 canceled

The annual Ingy Awards, which were scheduled for June 8th are being canceled, due to the lack of pre-planning time to pull it off and the reduced likelihood of being able to gather publicly. 

We will make a plan to distribute "I" chenille letters for first-time varsity athletes and sport pins for 2nd year letter earners, but will likely be with yearbook handout or in the fall.  We will post updates.


Join IngrahamRamFans Group on Facebook

If you're on Facebook, please ask to join the IngrahamRamFans group for IHS sports-related updates, info and images from our peoples as they happen. 



Instagram Account @theihsherd

this Instagram account has frequent updates and posts, all by Ingraham students. The Instagram account to follow is: theihsherd


There is an Ingraham app for phones designed and run by students

From your phone's app store, search for Ingraham High School and look for the ram head over the block blue "I". All kinds of school news and updates found here!



IABC's Twitter feed

Follow @IABCboosters

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Did you find a typo or wrong date/time?

Please, don't just shrug and wonder. This website is run by very human volunteer Ingraham parents. 

Please email ingrahamramfans@gmail.com with any comments, photos, PRAISE, questions, etc. 

If you need to reach a spring sport coach

Baseball            

Coach Dashawn Patrick  Dashawn@preplinks.org   

Softball:              

Coach Jon Calderwood  joncalderwoodihsgolf@gmail.com 

Boys Soccer:      

Coach Hiram Hoffman hiram.k.hoffman@gmail.com 

Co-Ed Tennis:   

Coach Traci Huffer  thuffer@seattleschools.org  

Co-Ed Track:      

Coach Bob Swift  ingrahamtrackandfield@gmail.com  


Metro League Calendar

Check out the current Metro League Schedule HERE!


Yard Signs look like this (but bigger ;-). Just let us know how many you want.

Yard Signs look like this (but bigger ;-). Just let us know how many you want.. $5 ea

BRING IT! RAMS booster club supporter gear available!

  • Grey zip hoodie with printed "Ingraham Athletics" logo in  blue on upper right chest and back of sweatshirt - $30
  • Corex, 2-sided yard signs with metal stake -$5
    • could put in your window or hang on wall 
  • Small felt pennants, 12" long x 5", a classic - $5 
  • Temp tattoos, the Ingraham "I" with ram - 4 for $1
  • Car/laptop decals - $2

How to get your hands on this stuff? Well, you could come to the next booster club meeting, the Ram Shack during basketball when open or email your order to ingrahamramfans@gmail.com. We'll work out the details via email.


Varsity Letter Jackets - How To Order

Letter jackets are making a comeback!

If your student athlete is requesting a jacket, Ingraham's supplier is National Achiever. They are located in Everett. Ingraham is in the drop-down list of schools on the link to letter jackets.

Cost shown for jacket before tax & extras is $242.95 

Patches for available to order for your sport. FYI - The IABC purchases and gives away the "I" varsity letters and pins for sports at the Ingys each June, but if you didn't get yours last year, reach out to us at our email ingrahamramfans@gmail.com. (Varsity athletes from 2018-19 fall, winter & spring sports will need to wait until the Ingy's this June 2019!)

IABC posts this link as a courtesy only. IABC does not profit from any orders placed to National Achiever. 

https://www.nationalachiever.com/product/letter-jacket/



Signs for business supporters - Do you have a retail/public business and want to display your Ram Pride? Email to ask us for one of these.



Order a duffel bag!

Duffel Bags - How to Order

If you want to order one of those gray & blue canvas duffel bags in Ingraham colors with your name on it, read on! Price is $65, includes name.

For all sprit gear available to order from FCCLA:  https://ingrahamhs.seattleschools.org/student_activities/ram_spirit_gear

Order sports bag online and pay online via SchoolPay. (click link at left)

Ingraham school contacts for order: Jessica Monfils and Karin Von Guenner

Once payment is processed through SchoolPay, the Ingraham Fiscal Office will contact  Ms Jessica Monfils or Ms Karin Von Guenner. Then they order the bag.  Takes 2-3 weeks to receive.

The most important thing is to enter your contact information with the online order so they can notify you when the bag is ready to pick up!



Isaiah Giron (IHS class of 2019) went to Wenatchee for Special Olympics Winter State Games. He won Gold with his UW Unified Basketball team. Congratulations!



Sports Forms for Spring sports can be turned in anytime. NO need to wait!

Students can pick up a pre-printed packet from the Main Office, or download the packet or pages from this website on the IHS Sports Paperwork page here

Don't forget to pay the 2019-20 ASB fee of $50, and turn in a printout of your receipt (if paid online via SchoolPay on The Source) with your sports paperwork.

All paperwork must be printed and turned into the Athletic Secretary in the Main Office, Maria Medina. (there are no online submissions or emailing of packets at this time)

Please visit specific team pages for contact information and summer training schedules. If current info not listed, please use contact information for coaches or booster club liaisons to request information.


School Pay - ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM FOR SCHOOL EXPENSES

The online system called SchoolPay allows families to pay athletic fees online. You can access SchoolPay on your student's SOURCE account. It's easy to use and doesn't require a separate password. Cash and checks still accepted in Ms. Medina's office. 

These would be payments like the ASB $50 fee. Ask your coach or parent reps whom to pay for specific fees if you are unsure.  Some team funds are collected and will go through the team's booster club account (not part of SchoolPay).

THIS IS TOTALLY SEPARATE FROM THE BOOSTER CLUB's FINANCES. IABC/ingrahamathletics.org is posting this as a courtesy since IHS student athletes need to pay the ASB fee 1x/year, and they can pay through SchoolPay. 


TEAM PAYMENTS INFO

Any team fees or gear purchase specific personal checks must be made payable to:

Ingraham Athletic Booster Club  or IABC

Team designations should be made in the Memo line at the bottom left of the check, not in the 'payable to' line. 


Photos by Yuen Lui - past seasons available

If you want to order photos for school pictures or you want to order sports photos, go to the Yuen Lui page for Ingraham High School here. If you have any questions, please use the contact info provided on the Yuen Lui website's Ingraham home page. 


We'll accept donations anytime!

The Ingraham Athletic Booster Club is a 501(c) 3 non-profit and donations are tax-deductible beyond any cost of goods or services (team fees are not a donation) 
The IABC tax ID number is: 85-1599207

If you made a donation in 2018, but did not receive a receipt (for tax deduction purposes), please email a description of your donation inquiry (approx donation date, event, form of payment) and send to the IABC Treasurer at iabctreasurer@gmail.com

If you attended the Champions Breakfast, please read: 

The Ingraham Athletic Booster Club (IABC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit and your donations are tax-deductible.  Breakfast tickets are only deductible over the cost.

You will receive a receipt in the mail for tax purposes for the value of any donations.

Your support helps us to build a greater community for all of our student athletes at Ingraham High School. Thank you!


To our Ingraham athletes and parents of athletes:

If there is an injury that is sustained during a school team’s practice or game and it's not an emergency, it should be reported to Ingraham's Athletic Trainer, Jeff Wilson, or their respective coach before going to see the doctor.

Our trainer would never advise a parent or Athlete not to go to the doctor, but if they go to the doctor before seeing our Athletic Trainer, according to WIAA rules, he cannot clear them to return to play without a clearance note from the medical provider.

See Jeff first. Then go to doctor. OR
If you go to doctor before seeing Jeff, but make sure you have the note from doctor with clear remarks that they are cleared to play. The doctor note must be provided to Jeff, the trainer, before they return to play.

See Jeff's contact info on this page!

Jeff Wilson, ATC



Jeff Wilson - Ingraham Athletic Trainer

Please welcome Ingraham's Athletic Trainer, Jeff Wilson

Hello Ingraham Athletic Families. Our Athletic Trainer for the 2019-20 school year, is Jeff Wilson. Look forward to meeting our newest Ingraham Athletics support team member if you are in a Fall Sport.  You can email Jeff here.

Our athletic trainers are hired by Seattle Children's Hospital and work on a contract through SPS with our school. 

Don't forget to visit the Athletic Trainer's pages on this website here.


App for locating closest defib for cardiac emergency - Pulsepoint AED

Coaches will have this on their phones, but parents & community members may also wish to know that there is an app available to help locate the nearest AED.  The app is called Pulsepoint AED.

An AED, automated external defibrillator, is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock can potentially stop an irregular heart beat (arrhythmia) and allow a normal rhythm to resume following sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

The AED doesn't even need to be registered to appear.


Thinking of Playing Sports in College?

The NCAA posts some stats on post-high school participation. 

http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/research/estimated-probability-competing-college-athletics

To be eligible to play Division 1 or 2 athletics, you need to apply for eligibility. See information here:

http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/eligibility-center