September 29, 2022
Dear Erickson Families,
TOMORROW, September 30 from 4:30-6:00 is the MAC Walk Cal's Angels Fundraiser. This is going to be a BIG event for the Bloomingdale Community in honor of Michael Carr. Food (hotdogs grilled by Mr. Haugens, chips, popcorn, water), Raffle Tickets for AMAZING prizes, Music (DJ) with proceeds to help support pediatric cancer research. Please consider attending! If you haven't RSVP'd you can still register at the event. We are collecting a $10.00 donation per walker to support the work of Cal’s Angels. Looking forward to seeing our Erickson Family and the Bloomingdale Community coming together to remember Michael and support Cal's Angels.
HOT LUNCH...ORDER NOW...link closes TOMORROW, Friday, September 30.
Erickson PTO is fundraising using Cherrydale & Otis Spunkmeyer. Students can earn prizes for selling items. Please make sure to check out the fundraising folder students brought home. Profits go back into classrooms and toward students. This is how we were able to purchase the Gaga Pit for the school. See below for information and contests. Last day to sell is September 30th, tomorrow.
Character Counts Celebration on October 4 from 6:00-7:00...all Bloomingdale students are invited to the Character Counts Celebration at Old Town Park: 111 3rd St, Bloomingdale. Erickson's Student Council will be performing along with all the other Bloomingdale Schools. This is a night, sponsored by the Bloomingdale Character Coalition, to celebrate all the pillars of character.
Anderson Book Fair will be at Erickson on Oct. 5-6. Students are able to shop for books on Oct. 5-6. We also have an evening family book fair event on Oct. 5 from 4:00-6:30pm. Families can come to the Erickson library and shop at the book fair.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions, comments, or feedback. The best way to reach me would be via email or phone: firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-529-2223.
Have a great rest of your week!
PTO FALL FUNDRAISER SEPTEMBER 16- SEPTEMBER 30
September 30: 4:30-6:00- MAC Walk after school- Fundraiser for Cal's Angels- see info below.
October 5: Anderson Book Fair - students can shop during the school day & Family Night 4:00-6:30 in the library- Come shop for books!
October 6: Anderson Book Fair - students can shop during the school day
October 7: Teacher Institute Day - No School
October 10: No School - Indigenous Peoples Day
SAVE THE DATES - Future Events
Hot Lunch - ORDER NOW - Last day is September 30
Hot Lunch is a program run by the PTO to benefit both the parents and the students. This program exists because of parent volunteers.
NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER.... BLOOMINGDALE SD13 GOING GOLD FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER
Please join D13 on September 30, 2022 at Erickson: 4:30-6:00- to raise awareness for Pediatric Cancer in honor of Michael Carr. Raffle Tickets, Hotdogs, Chips, Water, and Popcorn will be available for cash purchase. The donations will go to Cal's Angels in honor of Michael. There will also be a DJ, so please come to walk, dance and eat!
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FAMILY HANDBOOK & STUDENT EXPECTATIONS
Please take the time to review the Erickson Family Handbook. Each class will meet with Mrs. Frattinger and myself to discuss school rules and procedures. Ask your student how to SOAR in the hallways, in the classroom, on the bus and during recess.
School Hours / Lunch Hours
The first full day of school is Thursday August 25th, for students in first - fifth grade. Kindergarten & Preschool students start school on Monday, August 29th. Students may arrive between 8:25-8:40. Classes begin at 8:40.
Grades 1st-5th: 8:40-3:30
Kindergarten AM: 8:40-11:30
Kindergarten PM: 12:40-3:30
Preschool AM: 8:50-11:20
Preschool PM: 12:50-3:20
1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade Lunch: 12:00-12:25
4th-5th Grade Lunch: 12:25-12:50
Dropping off lunches from restaurants (ie- McDonald's, Wendy's, Panera, etc.) as well as using food delivery services to drop off food (ie -GrubHub, Door Dash) is not allowed. Students should bring their lunch in the morning to school each day. Safety is our number one priority and we would like to limit visitors.
Arrival & Dismissal Procedures
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Erickson Room Parent Sign-Up: Click here to sign-up to help support your child's classroom.
PTO Directory: The PTO Directory will be published for all PAID PTO members. If you do NOT want your phone number, address, email address in the PTO Directory, please email Mrs. Johnston.
CHARACTER COUNTS PILLAR SHIRTS
The Backpack is filled with flyers and information from various organizations located throughout Bloomingdale.