Glacier Ridge Elementary School 9.06.19
Dear Glacier Ridge Families,
Have a great weekend!
Mr. Jacobsen and Mrs. Adams
Thursday, Sep. 12th, 6:30pm
1120 Village Road
Crystal Lake, IL
The schedule is:
6:30 - 7:00 Last name beginning with A-M
7:15 - 7:45 Last name beginning with N-Z
As you can see, we have provided two classroom sessions for those families who have more than one child. However, if you have only one child, we would like to suggest that you follow this schedule.
Parking will present a challenge, so we recommend that parents walk or carpool as able, weather permitting.
2nd Annual PTA Fun Run
The Glacier Ridge PTA is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Fun Run taking place on Thursday, September 26, 2019! 100% of the proceeds will go to the students of Glacier Ridge! In addition to the links below, click here to learn just exactly what our amazing PTA does for the students at Glacier Ridge. Thank you for all of your support! This year's Fun Run is bound to be EPIC!
We’re off to a great start! Total as of Sept 4th (student & business donations combined): $5,574.22
- T-shirt/permission form (pink flyer) due by this Friday (Please be sure to return this as we are still missing many of these)
- Business Sponsorship (sponsor levels) due by this Friday
- Next collection is Wednesday, 9-11-19 (please turn in donations in an envelope)
- Prizes will be sent home starting next week (and they ARE cumulative)
The PTA is excited for the 2nd Annual Fun Run on Thursday, September 26th! We need volunteers to make it a success! (This is a student/volunteer only event.) Please use this link to get signed up.
Polar Picnic - Sunday, September 15th
Please join us at the annual
Presented by the Glacier Ridge PTA
Who: Glacier Ridge Students, Faculty, Staff and Families
When: Sunday, September 15, 2018 from 11:30am- 1:30pm
Where: Glacier Ridge Field / Playgrounds (behind the school)
What: Bring your own blanket and lunch
Join us for an afternoon of family fun. Get to know other Glacier Ridge families,
meet the staff, play games, enjoy a tasty treat from the Kona Ice truck
and maybe even catch a glimpse of our very own Klondike.
(He likes picnics almost as much as Yogi Bear himself.)
You will be home in time for the Bears game!
Student Directory - Deadline Sept. 15
If you would like to have your child/children's information added to the PTA sponsored directory, please fill out this questionnaire. This is the ONLY way for your information to be included in the directory, there will not be a paper version of this form. All responses must be submitted by September 15th. *Remember- to receive a directory you must be a PTA member.
Wee Deliver is seeking hard working 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders for the 2019-2020 school year. Click the button above to learn more about the opportunities available and to complete an application. Deadline for applications is Monday, September 23rd.
Read at Home with the Principals
We love to read and want to include you and your students in the fun!
As we have done the past several years, Mr. Jacobsen and Mrs. Adams would love to read to your children in your home. Beginning in October, each month the Principals will visit a different home to read to students. If your student would like to be entered into the drawing for this fun event, please complete the on-line registration form below. Your entry form will automatically be submitted once you complete the information found on the form. Contest winners will be notified the week of October 1st.
Traditional Box Top clips are being phased out of production, but if you still have them, click the link above for collection sheets. For more information on the new digital format, www.btfe.com
Fall Parent University
Fall 2019 Parent University - Raising Resilient Children: Developing a Growth Mindset by Jackie Rhew
The Fall 2019 D47 Parent University event will be held Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bernotas Middle School, 170 N. Oak St. in Crystal Lake. Clinical consultant and powerful speaker Jackie Rhew will provide essential tools for parents to help them build resiliency in their children. Parents will learn how to help children come out of their comfort zone, deal with making mistakes, accept criticism as part of the learning process, and take risks that may result in failure. This is a free event for ALL D47 families and Spanish translation will be provided. Childcare/kids’ activities will be provided for kids ages 3 and up by licensed District 47 staff. Children must be potty trained and registration is required. Activities for kids ages 5 and up include games and movement activities; mindfulness/yoga; and storytime by the Crystal Lake Public Library. Click the following link to reserve your spot for childcare: D47 Parent University Childcare Registration. Doors open at 6 p.m. Walk-ins welcome; registration is not required except for childcare. Parking is available in the main lot at Bernotas and at St. Thomas church.
Upcoming Important Dates
September 9 - PTA Meeting 6:30 pm
September 12 - Parent Night 6:30 - 7:45 pm
September 15 - Polar Picnic 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
September 19th - Glacier Ridge Reads 6:00 - 7:00 pm
September 26th - PTA Fun Run (STUDENT ONLY event during the school day)