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Yalda

جشن شب یلدا

مادران و پدران گرامی،
برای آشنا کردن دانش آموزان با جشن های ملی، آموزگاران و انجمن خانه و مدرسه مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران برنامه ای به مناسبت شب یلدا  در سالن گرد هم آیی مرکز برگزار خواهند کرد.
از شما خانواده های گرامی در خواست می کنیم با فرزندان خود در این جشن شرکت کنید.
دانش آموزان می توانند در آن روزلباس های محلی بپوشند.
 
 زمان برنامه:
        روز شنبه 15 دسامبر2018 
        ساعت 11:00 تا 11:30    
 
برنامه:
       قصه مادر بزرگ و پدر بزرگ
       شعر و آواز
       رقص و موسیقی

Yalda Celebration

Dear Parents,
 
Community and School Association of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) and the instructional staff invites you to attend annual Yalda Celebration. This program aims to familiarize students with this ancient cultural celebration.
 
We encourage students to dress in traditional outfits.
  
When:
          Saturday December 15, 2018
          11:00 – 11:30 A.M.
          Richie Park Elementary School Cafeteria
 Program:
          Storytelling
          Poetry
          Dance
          Music

2nd Nowruz meeting

ICEC Nowruz Committee’s Meeting 

Nowruz Committee of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to attend the second ICEC Nowruz Committee meeting on Saturday December 1, 2018 from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM in Room 123.

Meeting agenda:
     1- Discuss all sub-group activities
     2- Class program update
     3- Volunteer lists 
     4-Questions and Answers
   

Your participation and support of Nowruz Committee will be critical to make this celebration another successful event.

ICEC Nowruz celebration will be on Saturday March 16, 2019

Donations


Dear Friends of Iran Cultural and Educational Center,

In the spirit of this giving season, if you plan to donate to some cause, you may wish to consider donations that benefit a Persian cultural or educational activity. There are a number of such organizations that are active and registered as non-profit organization in the Washington Metropolitan area.

As you are aware, one such organization is the Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC), registered as a non-profit organization in the State of Maryland. ICEC is non-commercial, non-partisan and non-sectarian and with no political or religious affiliation to any group, party or government.  Since its inception in 1990, ICEC’s sole mission has been “to create a nurturing environment that strengthens the sense of connection, pride and appreciation of Iranian culture, heritage and history.”

ICEC is a registered member of the United Way of the National Capital Area (UWNCA) and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). If you wish to make a contribution to ICEC through United Way campaigns, please visit https://unitedwaynca.org/nonprofit-partner-search  and enter designation number 8643 for ICEC as a non-profit partner. To contribute to ICEC through CFCNCA, please enter designation number 24136 on your CFCNCA form. All contributions to ICEC, according to Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code are tax deductible (consult your tax advisor).

ICEC Board of Trustees, Officers and Teachers

First 2018-2019 Nowruz Committee Meeting

First ICEC Nowruz Committee’s Meeting 

Nowruz Committee of Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to attend the first ICEC Nowruz Committee meeting on Saturday November 10, 2018 from 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM in Room 123.

Nowruz, one of the most important Iranian celebrations, is the largest event that ICEC celebrates every year with the support and participation of ICEC families.
 
Meeting agenda:
     1- Nowruz Committee Overview
     2- Nowruz Committee Organization
     3- Roles and Responsibilities 
     4-Volunteers and Coordinators
     5-Questions

Your participation and support of Nowruz Committee will be critical to make this celebration another successful event.

ICEC Nowruz celebration will be on Saturday March 16, 2019

2nd CSA Meeting

CSA (Anjoman) Meeting

Parents of Current and former ICEC Students and ICEC Friends and Alumni

Community & School Association (CSA)- “ Anjoman”- of Iran Cultural & Educational Center invites you to join them for their second meeting of the year on Saturday Nov. 10, 2018 from 9:45 A.M. to 10:45 A.M in room 123.

The agenda for this meeting is as follows:

1. ICEC and CSA Roles

2. Vacated positions

3. Class Liaisons, Library, and Iran Box

4. Yalda, Picnic, and Festivals 

5. Election of CSA president for 2019-2020 school year

6. Questions and Discussions

Please attend this meeting. Your involvement and help in Community & School Association, “Anjoman”, will enhance the quality of the cultural activities planned for our Children.

2018 CSA Meeting

CSA (Anjoman) Meeting

Parents of Current and former ICEC Students and ICEC Friends and Alumni

Community & School Association (CSA)- “ Anjoman”- of Iran Cultural & Educational Center invites you to join them for their first meeting of the year following the classrooms visit on Saturday October 20, 2018 from 10:40 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. in room 123.

The agenda for this meeting is as follows:

1. Welcome words by  School Officials

2. Review of CSA’s mission and review of last year’s activities

3. Financial report for last year

4. Future goals & plans

5. Overview of CSA’s committees & committee sign ups

6. New officers election

Please attend this meeting. Your involvement and help in Community & School Association, “Anjoman”, will enhance the quality of the cultural activities planned for our Children.

2018 School Visit

 

بازدید از کلاس های مرکز

مادران و پدران گرامی،
مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران از شما دعوت می کند در روز شنبه 20 اکتبر سال 2018 از  کلاس های فارسی این مرکز دیدن کنید.
روز بازدید از کلاس ها بهترین زمان برای آشنایی شما با آموزگاران فرزندانتان و آگاهی از برنامه های آموزشی مرکز خواهد بود.
 
برنامه روز شنبه 20 اکتبر سال 2018 به ترتیب زیر خواهد بود:
 
1 – از ساعت 9:50   تا 9:45   بامداد:           خوش آمد گویی سرپرست مرکزفرهنگی و آموزشی ایران 
2 – از ساعت 10:10 تا 9:55   بامداد:           بازدید از کلاس های آمادگی ، اول  و دوم
3 – از ساعت 10:30 تا 10:15 بامداد:           بازید از کلاس های سوم ، چهارم ، پنجم ، ششم ، هفتم و هشتم 

 4–     10:40  بامداد:                               نشست انجمن خانه و مدرسه 

شرکت شما خانواده های گرامی در این برنامه سبب پشت گرمی و تشویق فرزندانمان و پیشبرد هدف های این مرکز خواهد بود.


                                                                                              با سپاس
                                                                                              مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران

 

School Visiting Day

Dear Parents,
 
Iran Cultural and Educational Center (ICEC) would like to invite you to visit the classes on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
 
Visiting the classes will be an opportunity for you to meet the teachers and become familiar with the program of studies.
 
The schedule for visiting classes:

  1.  9:45 –    9:50 A.M. Welcome remarks by school officials
  2.  9:55 –  10:10 A.M. Visiting kindergarten, first, and second grades.
  3. 10:15 –  10:30 A.M. Visiting third, forth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eight grades.
  4. 10:40 CSA (Anjoman) Meeting
      
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

2018 Mehregan

جشن مهرگان

،مادران و پدران گرامی

انجمن خانه ومدرسه مرکز فرهنگی و آموزشی ایران برای گرامی داشت جشن ملی مهرگان ،  جشن دوستی و مهربانی ، برنامه کوتاهی را  در سالن گردهم آیی مرکز برگزار خواهد کرد. دانش آموزان را به پوشیدن لباس های محلی تشویق می کنیم

:زمان برنامه

روز شنبه 13 اکتبر 2018

ساعت 11:00 تا 11:30 بامداد

:برنامه

تاریخچه مهرگان 

         شعر خوانی

رقص و موسیقی

Mehrgan Festival

 

Dear Parents,

Community and School Association of Iran Cultural & Educational Center (ICEC) will be offering a short program in celebration of Mehrgan. This program aims to familiarize our students with this ancient festival that celebrates kindness and reaffirms friendship. Students are encouraged to dress in traditional costumes.

 

When:

          Saturday October 13, 2018

          11:00 – 11:30 A.M.

          Richie Park Elementary School Cafeteria

Introducing Persian Dance Troupe (PDT) instructors

 

Tara Manzari

My name is Tara Manzari, I’m 19 years old and I’ll be a sophomore at UMBC for the 2018-2019 school year. I’m currently studying biochemistry and music with plans to go on to medical school. I love Persian dance and am both honored and excited to be working alongside Elica jaan this year, which I hope will be the first of many. I’ve been dancing since I could remember, and I’m truly excited to be getting a chance to be teaching it. I love dancing, writing, playing violin and traveling. I’m ecstatic to be teaching, meeting, and working with all the dancers this year. I can’t wait to see what we’re going to do.

Elika Semnani

My name is Elica Semnani, I’m 18 years old, and I will be a freshman at Montgomery college where I will be majoring in Government and Politics. I am very excited to be teaching dance this year alongside my good friend Tara! I have always loved Iranian dance I have been in Persian Dance Troupe since I was eight years old. I love camping, reading, writing, and traveling. I’m really looking forward to meeting you all and getting to know your dancers! I know this is going to be a great year and I can’t wait! 

2018-2019 Registration

Click on registration flowchart  to see the steps.

Returning Families: 

  1. login to the site ( login tab on top right side of home page)
  2. Use your username or email that you used to register with your password
  3. Use menu on the right of the page to update any information
  4. click on second menu item on the right to register and pay and add a new student
  5. Pay on line with Paypal or credit card or come to school on registration day to pay by check

New Families:

Starting on August 28, 2018, you can follow the steps below to pre- register

  1. Go to new families link (below) to pre-register
  2. you need to choose a username and password and an email address for “the primary account owner”.  This person can login to see the homework, update the information and receives email from the teacher.
  3. choose a username and password for each student
  4. Fill the registration form  ( Do not go to the payment section, do not pay)
  5. Bring the email from ICEC to Ritche Park Elementary School on registration day (Sept. 8) to finish registration

Each student needs to have an email address,  If he/she does not have email address yet, use something like firstname.lastname@myemail.com to preregister.  You can change it when he/she has an email address.

Information about Persian Dance Troupe (PDT), Young Iranian Performers (YIP) and Young Iranian Musicians (YIM) will be available on-site (Ritchie Park ES on September 8 and September 15, 2018. 

  • New Families  (Online Pre-registration from August 28th to  September 6th). Or go to Ritche Park Elementary school on September 8th at 10:00 to fill your application. priority is given to online pre registration)

Registration Priority:

1-Returning Students
2- Returning Students’ siblings
3- Pre-registered  New Families
4- Walking New families

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email info@iraneducationalcenter.org