Kendall News

September 20, 2021

In this week's newsletter...

  • Book Fair - Sept 20-24
  • Spirit Week - Sept 20-24
  • Save the Dates!
  • PTA POINT: National PTA Reflections Program 2021-2022
  • PTA POINT: Membership
  • PTA POINT: LMC Volunteers
  • PTA POINT: IPPC Coat and Boot Drive
  • PTA POINT: Eco Trach Bin Fundraiser
  • PTA POINT: October 7th Meeting on Zoom

Scholastic Book Fair September 20 - 24

The fun continues for our Scholastic Book Fair.

Starting Monday students are able to come to the fair and purchase their wish list items. You can send cash or use the e-Wallet. You can also search through our online fair for more choices.

Thank you for your support!

Kendall Spirit Week

Next week, September 20th - 24th, Kendall will be celebrating our Quarter 1 Spirit Week! All of our Patriots are invited to participate!

Monday, 9/20 - Favorite Sports Team (Sports wear)

Tuesday, 9/21 - Crazy Hair (Style your hair in a fun and unique way)

Wednesday, 9/22 - Patriot Pride (Wear spirit wear or red, white and blue )

Thursday, 9/23 - Throwback Thursday (Dress like you’re from a different era)

Friday, 9/24 - Funny Friday (Wear your clothes mismatched or backwards today)

In support of our Team IPEF, families are asked to consider donated $1 per day during spirit week. When you donate to Kendall's IPEF (Indian Prairie Education Foundation) Team, 50% goes directly to Kendall. The other 50% supports district programing such as Fine Arts Fest, Teacher Innovation Grants, and Robotics.

Save the Dates!


Monday, September 20th - Friday, September 24th: Kendall Book Fair

Monday, September 20th - Friday, October 1st: Coat and Boot Drive

Thursday, September 23rd: 1st Grade Family Night

Wednesday, September 29th: Kendall Spirit Day

Friday, October 1st: Bus Evacuation Drills (All students)

Friday, October 1st: National Custodial Workers Day

Thursday, October 7th: PTA Meeting on Zoom @ 6:30 p.m.

Monday, October 11th: No School

Wednesday, October 13th: Secure Building Drill with Naperville Police Department

Tuesday, October 19th: Fire Drill with Naperville Fire Department

Friday, October 29th: Reflections Submissions Due

Kendall PTA Points

National PTA Reflections Program 2021-2022

Do you have a creative child at home who likes to draw or paint or dance or compose songs or write? Does your phone have storage issues because he/she loves taking photos and making videos? If yes, here comes the perfect opportunity for your artistic Kendall Patriot!

Like last year, every artwork has to be submitted online. Please remember to keep the original copy of visual art safe after submission, as it may be required if it advances to the next level. The 2021-2022 theme : “I will change the world by ...". The deadline for submitting entries is Oct 29th. This event was a huge success last year! We had four National level winners from our school district! It is time to shine again… so reflect on the theme, create art, and be recognized!!

Students can participate in one or more of the following categories:

* Literature *Music Composition *Visual Arts * Photography *Dance Choreography * Film Production *Special Artist (Students who identify as having a disability and may receive services under IDEA or ADA)

There are two Grade Divisions for elementary schools. Primary (K-Grade 2), Intermediate (Grades 3-5).

Refer the link below for information on program rules and how to upload your work.

Please watch IPPC Reflections 2020-2021 showcase, for inspiration and ideas:

Look for Reflections news under PTA points every Monday in Kendall Newsletter.

Please contact Shweta Hiremath or Sherin Roy at, if you have any questions.

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PTA Membership

WOOHOO! We are at 50% of our PTA (Parent Teacher Association) membership goal for the school year. This is fantastic news for the middle of September!

Kendall currently embodies approximately 340 families and 60 staff members. Our goal every year is to reach all 100% of our families and staff.

Becoming a member does not automatically sign you up as a volunteer. Your membership and donation dollars help support:

· Welcome Back Social

· Scholastic News

· Room Parties

· Staff Grants

· ALL Field Trip Costs

· Field Day

· Science Fair

· Parent/Child Activities (i.e. Donuts with your Dude, Morning Muffins, Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/Son, Father/Son, Mother/Daughter activities)

· Teacher Appreciation Week

· Reflections

· Classroom Enrichment

· Assemblies

· Books for the LMC

· Grade Level Family Nights

· 5th Grade Fond Farewell

Please consider volunteering where you see fit with your interests and schedule.

For all who are interested in joining, we are here to assist with making it feasible.

Visit to purchase your membership.

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LMC Volunteers

We are now opening up spots for LMC Volunteers! Please fill out the following Google form if you are interested!

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IPPC Coat and Boot Drive (service project)

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Kendall PTA Fundraiser Alert!

Are your trash bins stinky and full of bacteria?

If so, the Kendall Elementary PTA is partnering up with Eco Trash Bin Clean,, to steam, disinfect, and actually make your bins smell great!
Eco will be donating $5 dollars back to the Kendall Elementary PTA for each house that schedules a cleaning! The average price for 2 bins is $30.
To receive the info needed for scheduling, text the code "KendallPTA" along with the name of your town and zip code to (630) 352-8022, and you will receive a reply text back with all of the pricing and routing info for your area to schedule.
Please share, share, share with family, friends, & neighbors! GO PATRIOTS!!

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October PTA General Meeting via Zoom

Join us for our second general meeting of the new school year on Thursday, October 7th! This meeting will take place in the evening on Zoom this month. We will be alternating in-person and Zoom meetings from month to month, so stay tuned!

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