Symmes Elementary School


November 5, 2021

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Mark your Calendar!

  • November 11: Parent / Teacher Conference Night*

  • November 11: PTO Meeting, 9:24 am. Please RSVP, see below for the link

  • November 12: Parent / Teacher Conference Day* - No School

  • November 18: Parent / Teacher Conference Night*

  • November 24, 25, & 26: No School, Thanksgiving Break

* - Teachers will be sending additional information directly to families.

November 8 - November 12

Monday, 11/08 - B Day

Tuesday, 11/09 - C Day

Wednesday, 11/10 - D Day

Thursday, 11/11 - E Day

Friday, 11/12 - No school, Parent/Teacher Conferences

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Lost and Found

We accumulate many lost and found items. As a reminder, please clearly label all belongings with your child’s last name. Here is our process for the remainder of the year for reuniting lost items with their owner:

  • Every Friday in our building newsletter we will include pictures of current lost and found items.

  • If you see an item that belongs to your child, please remind them to claim that item from our lost and found rack located just outside our cafeteria during their lunch. They can notify any staff member in the cafeteria that they need to claim their item.

  • If your child forgets, you can email their teacher to ask for help reminding the student.

  • Your child will have 1 week to claim the item.

After 1 week, all items accumulated in the Lost and Found will be removed from the building.

Here are this weeks' lost and found items:

There are A LOT of items this week!

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We'd love to see you at our upcoming PTO meeting. Please take a moment to RSVP for the meeting using this link:

The 2021-2022 Symmes Directory App is now available!

We are excited to announce that the 2021-2022 Symmes Elementary Directory App is now available!

If you were a DirectorySpot user in prior years, then you don't need to do anything. Just log in (same username and password) and you will see the new data. Please make sure you have the latest version of DirectorySpot to see the new features.

If you are a NEW user, you have been set up and can download DirectorySpot for free from the App Store (iPhone users) or Google Play (Android users), or you can also access the data from the web.

For Smartphone Users:

  1. Download the DirectorySpot app by going to your app store and searching "DirectorySpot" or by clicking on the appropriate link here: iPhone or Android
  2. Launch DirectorySpot, enter your email address as your Username, and click on "Reset Password."
  3. Click on the link in your email to set your password, relaunch the DirectorySpot app, and login with your username and password.

For Tablet, Mac, or PC Users:

  1. Go to and click on "Login" in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Enter your email address as your Username, and click on "Reset Password." An email will be sent to you with a link to set your password.
  3. Click on the link in your email to set your password and login.

Note if downloading to an iPad, just search for iPhone apps and you will find DirectorySpot.

We have included directory information for all families who gave permission in Final Forms for the Sycamore School District to release this information to the PTO. Regardless of whether you gave permission in Final Forms, all families now have the ability to add, modify, or delete their information in Directory Spot. Please review your record and make any changes to the entry for your family.

At Symmes, we do not require families to be PTO members to have directory access. We hope you will use the directory to connect with other families and volunteers. The directory is for personal use only and may not be used for commercial or political purposes. PTO Membership supports many important programs for our students and staff and donations of any amount are appreciated. To fill out the online membership form and get more info about how to get involved in the programs and events sponsored by the PTO, visit

Thanks for your patience and please let us know if you have any questions about the student directory!

Brittany Haines, Megan Haring and Ashley Werthaiser

PTO Co-Presidents and Directory Chair

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