Events and Traditions

As The IDEAL School of Manhattan begins its second decade of learning and growing, our community is already rich with traditions and annual events to celebrate with our families, employees, and students.

Below are some of the most popular events and traditions at The IDEAL School:


Parents Association Welcome Breakfast and New Parent Orientation


Back to School Nights

Spirit Week

The IDEAL Block Party

Harvest Assembly

Book Sale

Peace and Light Ceremony

MLK Day of Service

Lunar New Year Assembly

The IDEAL Gala


APEX Basketball Family Fun Day

Civil Rights Museum

Earth Fest


High School Prom

APEX Awards Ceremony

Grandparents and Special Friends Day

Field Day

Fifth Grade Moving Up Assembly

Moving Up Ceremony