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News from Mrs. Nowak - September 6

Reported by on 9/6/18

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

Friday, September 7th - Welch PTA Oberweis Fundraiser
Monday, September 10th - Welch Walkers 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, September 12th - Curriculum Night

WELCH CURRICULUM NIGHT… Welch’s curriculum night will be held Wednesday, September 12th, for all grade levels.This evening is designed to allow parents the opportunity to better get to know their child’s teacher and hear about the curriculum designed for their child’s grade level. Each grade level has two identical sessions from which to choose.

First Session: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Second Session: 6:45-7:15 p.m.

Please note that this evening is for PARENTS ONLY. Welch students and siblings are not invited to this important night for parents as we will not have any supervision for them. Thank you. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

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!

AIMSweb… In September, January and May, Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204 will administer aimswebPlus benchmark assessments to students in kindergarten through eighth grade. These brief Illinois Learning Standards aligned assessments evaluate student academic performance and growth in the areas of reading and mathematics. Students will be testing this week and next week. Please see attached letters for more information and contact your student’s teacher with any questions.

ROOM PARENT/CLASSROOM PARTY VOLUNTEERS SIGN-UPS...Come be an integral part of your child’s in school experience and sign up to be a Room Parent and/or Classroom Party Volunteer. Details on the sign-up page. Room Parent orientation on Wednesday, September 19th at 10:30. If you have immediate questions, please email!/showSignUp/10c0848aba92da5ff2-room

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 throughout the evening. 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

Aimsweb English (pdf)

Aimsweb Spanish (pdf)

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