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News from Mrs. Nowak - April 6

Reported by on 4/6/18

It is a GREAT day to be a Welch White Tiger! Upcoming Dates:

Monday, April 9th
School Store 8:50 AM
5th Grade PARCC Testing - PM
** 1st and 5th grades to switch lunch periods today***
Grade 1 lunch - 12:30 - 1:05 PM
Grade 5 lunch - 12:05 - 12:40 PM

Tuesday, April 10th
Smencil Sales 8:50 AM
5th Grade PARCC Testing - PM
** 1st and 5th grades to switch lunch periods today***
Grade 1 lunch - 12:30 - 1:05 PM
Grade 5 lunch - 12:05 - 12:40 PM
Comedy Workshop 3:35 PM

Wednesday, April 11th
5th Grade PARCC Testing - PM
** 1st and 5th grades to switch lunch periods today***
Grade 1 lunch - 12:30 - 1:05 PM
Grade 5 lunch - 12:05 - 12:40 PM
Welch Chess Club 3:35 PM

Thursday, April 12th
Spring Picture Day!
Choir 8:00 AM
5th Grade Illinois Science Assessment - AM
Postal Club 3:35 PM

Friday, April 13th
School Store 8:50 AM

Report Cards… Quarter 3 Report Cards will be live in Home Access Center starting at 4:00 PM TODAY!

Following are specific directions for accessing your child’s report card/grades.
1. Go to Welch’s’s website at http://welch.ipsd.org
2. eSchool Home Access on the left will take you to eSchool Plus Home Access Center (URL – http://www.ipsd.org/Subpage.aspx/eSchoolPlus)
3. Log in at https://homeaccess.ipsd.org/
4. Log in username & password were previously given to you for teacher assignments in August. Should you need this information please click on Forgot My Username or Password.
5. Once logged in choose the “Grades” tab.
6. Select Report Card.
7. Click the Print button.

A PDF file will be generated for the marking period. This PDF can be saved to the local computer and/or printed.
Note: Report cards can only be viewed and printed for the current school year.
See attached links for instructions.

Fifth Grade Farewell… Please consider volunteering for the 5th Grade Farewell Celebration for our 2018 5th grade students before they move onto Middle School! This is a day where we will be celebrating them ALL DAY LONG! The day will include field games, bounce houses, entertainment, DJ, goody bags and more. We cannot do this without your help!! The day will be split with both morning and afternoon shifts. Families are invited to sign up for one or both! The link to sign up is below:

Sign Up 5th Grade Farewell

Scullen Middle School STEM Night… Scullen is hosting a STEM Night on Tuesday, April 24th, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. STEM Night is a free event for all Scullen students and their families to engage in hands-on learning about STEM. Bring the whole family to learn a few new things about science, technology, engineering, and math. ​—​—​—

YMCA Carnival and Dodge Ball Tournament… Thank you to everyone for supporting the annual YMCA Carnival and Dodgeball Tournament! With your generous donations, the YMCA program raised $1,607 towards their campaign. What will $1,607 do? $1,607 provides 5 months of before school care for a child in need. $1,607 provides 5 months of after school care for a child in need. $1,607 provides 3 months of both before and after school care for a child in need. $1,607 provides 8 weeks of summer camp for a child in need. The YMCA gives everyone the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. This even makes a different in a child’s life - thank you for making a difference!

LMC Bookfair… Thank you to everyone for your support of the spring book fair! There was over $10,000 in fair sales, a large portion of which will come back to the Welch LMC. Thank you, White Tigers!

Spring Pictures… Spring Picture Day is coming on Thursday, April 12th! Students brought home information slips earlier this week— more information to follow! Thanks!

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: Ya-Ma Learning Robotics and Coding Classes

Home Access Login Instructions (pdf)

Report Card Printing Instructions (pdf)

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