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Spring Brook Weekly Message - April 22, 2024

Hello Spring Brook Parents - 

Dough Raising: April 29 & 30 Half Baked Goodness

Treat yourself to some delicious cookies and treats from Half Baked Goodness on April 29 & 30 to support our school! Order online (or show attached photo on your phone) using code SPRINGBROOK, and we will receive 20% of the purchase.

Home - Half Baked Cookie Goodness

Summer STEM Camp

Indian Prairie is excited to partner with the National Inventor's Hall of Fame to offer Camp Invention and Invention Project, award-winning national programs for K-8 students. These fun, hands-on two (2) week STEM experiences will engage K-5 students in activities including: Let's Glow and Operation HydroDrop and grades 6-8 students with E-Birds and Road Ralley. Camp Invention has taken place for more than ​30 years and will be offered in more than 1,000 schools across the country this summer. 


STEM Camp will be taught by Indian Prairie certified teachers. Camp hours are 8:30 - 11:30 am and will be held at Granger Middle School, 2721 Stonebridge Blvd, Aurora. The cost is $175 per student for these two (2) week camps. Indian Prairie is pleased to offer the registration fee for $95 less than the national average for Camp Invention! 


Grades K-2 Camp

Week 1: June 4-6 and Week 2: June 10-13  (no camp on June 3rd) 


Grades 3-5 Camp

Week 1: June 17-20 and Week 2: June 24-27 (no camp on June 19th) 


Grades 6-8 (same weeks as grades 3-5)

Week 1: June 17-20 and Week 2: June 24-27 (no camp on June 19th) 


Attached is the STEM Camp Flyer. Please see below for video links about the STEM Camp activities: 

Let's Glow:

Operation HydroDrop:

Invention Project:


To register, please login to the PushCoin webstore at: and click on the 2024 Summer STEM Camp drop-down. 


Parent University: Becoming an Elementary School Parent

Parent University: Becoming an Elementary School Parent is an interactive presentation geared toward incoming kindergarten and first grade parents and guardians to better prepare them for this new transition in their child's life. The purpose of this presentation is to share what to expect as your child enters school full time and how parents can support their child’s emotional development throughout the early school years. A panel discussion among Indian Prairie School District 204 staff members will round out the evening.  


Please note: This presentation is open to any IPSD 204 parent/guardian of an incoming kindergarten and/or first grade student. The information presented will not address any individual elementary school's policies or procedures. 


The presentation will be offered both in-person and virtual. The content presented will be the same at both sessions. 


In-Person Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 

Time: 6-7 pm

Location: Welch Elementary School, 2620 Leverenz Road, Naperville

Childcare will be provided for children ages 3-10 by District 204 high school students. Children must be able to use the bathroom independently. 


Virtual Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024 

Time: 7-8 pm

The webinar link will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event. 


Register here.


Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 25 PTA Meeting - 9:30 AM

Friday, April 26 School Improvement Day - No School

Friday, May 10 Grade 4 Shark Tank

Monday, May 13 Kindergarten Screening

Monday, May 13 Grade 5 Visits Gregory

Saturday, May 18  Fine Arts Festival at NVHS

Have a great week! - Dave

 Indian_Prairie_2024_Camp_Invention_Flyer.pdf (3.2 MB)