Reminders Week of September 30, 2013

Conference dates and times will be sent home in a letter on Tuesday October 1st. Progress reports went home last Friday, September 27th.   All report card envelopes are due back.  3 Fundraisers are currently in the works:  8th grade trip, Band and Choir, and a Yankee Candle fundraiser for PTO.  Watch for the return dates on these fundraisers.  Thank you for all the support and time you give to your children.  Happy fall.

Announcements September 23, 2013

Hello Everyone!  Just a reminder the midterm cut off for grades was Friday September 20th.  Progress Reports will go home on Friday September 27th.   If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me by phone 815 722 6673 or email

New School Year

Thank you parents and students for a wonderful start to the new school year!!

Week of September 9, 2013

Reminders:  Heat day early dismissal Tuesday September 10  1:30   Expectation Night Wednesday  1:30 Dismissal    Curriculum NIght Elementary    1:30 Dismissal    Jr. High Parents Reminder Expectation Night Begins on Wednesday at 6:00 PM

Off to a Great Start

Parents and Students:           We are off to a great start this school year.  The students have come to classes prepared and ready to learn.  I have enjoyed working with all of the children and we are learning so much about each other and our reading choices.  Continue working hard and thank you for the support.  Mrs.

Welcome Back

Welcome back parents and students!  We are off to a wonderful start to the school year.  The kids seem prepared and ready to learn.  If you are not sure of what the supply requirements are for each class please see your child's planner.  We have been working together to jot down what is needed for reading class.  I sent home a parent and student informational letter last week about our new discipline system.  This letter was just an overview.

FACT Sheet: Common Core State Standards

Fact Sheet: Common Core State Standards August 2013 Division of Public Information, Illinois State Board of Education The Common Core State Standards establish clear expectations for what students should be learning in English language arts and mathematics at every grade level from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

Information about Reading

Hello Everyone!  Just  a reminder it is midterm of the third quarter.  Progress Reports will be going home soon.  If you are concerned or have any questions about your child's progress in reading please contact me.  I would be glad to answer any questions or address any concerns.  Report card envelopes will be due back after the Progress Reports go home. 


December 2012

Hello.  Welcome to December.  Where is the school year going to?  The end of 2nd quarter will be upon us and I am asking the students to encourage their parents to check in on parent connect to make sure all grades and work are current.  We have been posting grades on our sheets and totaling.  So check to see if your child is missing any work and remind them to make it up.


Week of November 19, 2012

The students will be finishing up different activities before the Thanksgiving Break.  Midterm grades are due this week and progress reports will go home after the break.  Please check to see if your child is missing any work on parent connect.  I tell the kids some points on an assignment are better than none.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.  Enjoy your families.



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