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News from the Nest - Feb. 17

Reported by rachel_witkowski@ipsd.org on 2/21/17

News from the Nest
February 17, 2017

February
20 No School
21 STEM Night 5:30PM
PTA Dinner Night Out – Sharko’s BBQ, 11AM – 8PM
22 Family Skate Night 6 -8PM
24 Girls Choice Event 6:30PM
28 Crone Girls Basketball Team to visit Graham

March
2 Parent/Teacher Conferences – No School
3 Building Institute Day – No School
6 Kindergarten Preview Night 6PM
9 PTA Meeting – Dr. Karen Sullivan, Superintendent of Schools
Guest Speaker
9:30AM
10 Birthday Books in the LMC

Dear Graham Families,

Today, Jump Rope for Heart culminated with a fun-filled day of exercise in the gym. Thank you to Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Duncan and all the parent volunteers who helped make this event a success. Most of all thank you to our students for their efforts raising money for such a worthy cause and exercising to stay on the road to keeping their heart healthy. It was an exciting day here at Graham.

Yearbook orders came home earlier this month. If your child would like to purchase one, please make out a check to Graham Elementary for $18.00. Order forms are due by February 24th.

Monday, February 20th is a non-attendance day for students Kindergarten – 12 grade.
Please remember there is no school on March 2nd because of Parent/Teacher Conferences or March 3rd which is Districtwide Institute Day for teachers. Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences are on an as needed basis.

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:
Graham: Illinois Chess Teachers Chess Club

ATTENTION PARENTS WITH INCOMING KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS
If you have a child who will be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2017, he or she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year. We are pleased to offer ALL-DAY kindergarten for your child. You may enroll your child in either an ALL DAY kindergarten class or a HALF DAY kindergarten class.

Indian Prairie District 204 elementary schools are now in the process of preregistration for incoming kindergarten students.

If you have a child who is eligible to enroll:
You are invited to attend a

KINDERGARTEN
PARENT PREVIEW NIGHT

Graham School Information Night: March 6, 2017 6 – 7pm
(Visit the district website for location of schools and dates for Parent Preview Nights)
www.ipsd.org

Reminders and Requests:
•If you have garments that you are able to donate, we are in need of gently used elastic waist pants for boys and girls in the nurse’s office.
•When calling in your child’s attendance or late arrival, please call the absent line 630-428-6900, option 3.
•Please remember to include your child’s name and classroom teacher on a sticky note, when dropping off a forgotten item or bringing in lunch.

If you have any questions, or concerns please feel free to contact me at your convenience.

Sincerely,
Ms. Walton

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