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News from the Nest - Feb. 24

Reported by rachel_witkowski@ipsd.org on 2/26/17

News from the Nest
February 24, 2017

February
24 Girls Choice Event 6:30PM
28 Crone Girls Basketball Team to visit Graham

March
2 Parent/Teacher Conferences – No School
Blessings in a Backpack – 9AM, MPR
3 Building Institute Day – No School
6 Kindergarten Preview Night 6PM
9 PTA Meeting – Guest Speaker, Dr. Karen Sullivan, Superintendent of Schools
9:30AM
10 Birthday Books in the LMC
13 PARCC Testing for 4th and 5th Grades
15 Skate Night 6 – 8PM
17 End of 3rd Quarter
20 Book Fair Week begins – Preview Day
PARCC continues for 4th and 5th Grades
22 Book Fair Family Night 4 -8PM
23 Book Fair ends at 12PM
Report Cards available 4PM
27 – 31 Spring Break

Dear Graham Families,

Congratulations to all our super Science Sleuths who displayed their hard work on Wednesday evening at the Graham PTA Science Fair. It was a wonderful evening for all the participates and observers. Thank you to the Graham PTA for hosting this incredible event for our students.

Last Chance to order the 2016-17 Yearbook!
It’s not too late! If your child would like to purchase a yearbook, please make out a check to Graham Elementary for $18.00. Order forms are due by February 28th.

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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