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News from Mrs. Nowak - August 27

Reported by on 8/27/18

It is a GREAT day to be a Welch White Tiger!

Friday, August 31st - No School
Wednesday, September 5th - White Tiger Wednesday
Friday, September 7th - Welch PTA Oberweis Fundraiser
Wednesday, September 12th - Curriculum Night

IPEF KIDS MARATHON… Want a great way to get your children ready for their school PTA’s fall fun runs and to encourage healthy activity for a good cause? Register them to participate as a charity hero with Team IPEF in the Naperville Kids Marathon. Students ages 5-13 commit to running 25 miles (one mile at a time) until October 19 and track their miles. On Saturday, October 20, they run the final 1.2 miles at Naperville North High School on a portion of the course used by Team IPEF runners in the Naperville Half Marathon. the following day. All participants receive a Team IPEF shirt, race shirt and finisher medal. Register online at IPEF and select the school your child will represent. Cost is $44 and includes race registration and a $26 tax deductible donation. This year, IPEF is proud to partner with Mathnasium who will award $1,000 to the school with the most kids registered. Welch is currently at 4 runners, and Longwood has 36! Let’s see if we can sign up some more White Tigers for this FUN run!

HEAT… With the warm temperatures upon us, just a reminder to please send your student(s) with a water bottle they can drink from and refill throughout the day.

THE WELCH WAY… On Friday, all White Tigers rotated through different areas of the building to learn and review our building wide behavior expectations - Respect Self, Others, and Property. From the lunchroom, to the hallways, LMC, playground, hallways, and even washrooms, our White Tigers did an outstanding job listening, learning, and modeling these expectations! There were a TON of Tiger Paws earned, and we are excited about such a positive start to the year!

FREE ENGLISH and CITIZENSHIP CLASSES… College of Dupage is offering FREE English and Citizenship classes! Please see attached flyer for more information!

WELCH ICE CREAM SOCIAL and FUNDRAISER at OBERWEIS... I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Mark your calendars and Join the Welch community, teachers, and staff, September 7 from 5 to 9pm at the Oberweis on 95th street for an ice cream social and Welch PTA fundraiser. Teachers will be greeting students, handing out balloons, and delivering orders from 5-9pm. In a change from previous years, this fundraiser is now one day only. Shop anytime between 5-9pm Friday, September 7, and the Welch PTA will receive up to 30% of your order. Paper coupon must be presented at the register for Welch PTA to receive credit. Look for them to come home!!! Any questions please contact Mary Beth Satvedi at

THIRD-PARTY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS… The following companies have rented space in our schools to offer an after-school educational program for students. The distribution of this material is in no way an endorsement of programs, services, activities or products by District 204. For more information about the programs listed below, visit:

Welch: Illinois Chess Teachers Chess Club
Welch: Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes

Free Classes (pdf)

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