Family School Partnership News

Your 157c Parent Teacher Organization

Thank YOU & Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families!

It's been a busy November and there is a lot to be thankful for!


We'd like to extend a warm THANK YOU to everyone who helped support the FSP through the various events, everyone who has volunteered their time and talents and everything in between and behind the scenes. We could not do what we do for our children and schools without you and for this we are extremely grateful.


Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Next FSP Meeting & Spirit Day


Mark your calendars as our next FSP meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 5th at 9:30am at the District Office Boardroom in Grand Prairie. We hope you can join us!


***Be sure to show your Tiger pride and wear your spiritwear to school on Friday, December 8th.

Fall Teacher Treat Day!

Through various donations and discounts, the FSP was able to put together a Fall Treat Day to show our gratitude to our 157-C teachers. It was a great hit!


Thank you, teachers, for educating and caring for our children!

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What's Going On?

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Buona Beef Dine & Donate Event is just around the corner - December 7th!

Our next Dine & Donate will be on Thursday, December 7th at Buona Beef in Frankfort. It runs from open to close so please stop by and support the FSP and enjoy some lunch or dinner! ***You do need to print off the flyer to bring with you or show it on your phone. The flyer is attached below. Bon appetite!


Other Scheduled Dates & Locations Include:

February 1st - Chipotle

April 12th - Pot Belly Sandwiches

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Shopping amazon?

The holidays are just around the corner. If you shop online, please consider signing up for Amazon Smile via the link below. There is no cost to you and a portion of eligible purchases comes back to the Frankfort School District 157-C Family School.


https://smile.amazon.com/

Check out the NEW FSP Website

The new FSP website has launched and is full of great information about FSP and upcoming events. Go check it out at www.FSP157c.org.


If you have any problems, questions, or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to the FSP directly at fsp157c@gmail.com .

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Save the Date - Exploration Night is Thursday, January 25th at Chelsea

Exploration Night will be held on Thursday, January 25th at Chelsea and will run from 5:30-8:00PM.

Plan on joining us for a fun family evening featuring the Human Body, with presentations by the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh and local healthcare professionals. We are seeking volunteer healthcare providers to provide school age appropriate activities related to the human body.


We will be sending out a signup genius in the near future for volunteers to help work the event.
Any questions or inquires can be sent to Katie Sweeney at krhanko@hotmail.com.

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Save the Date - Around the World is Thursday, March 15th

Save the date for our annual Around the Word showcase at Hickory Creek on Thursday, March 15th. More details to follow.


If you'd like to volunteer to help plan and prepare this event, please reach out to:


Kris McGuire- kkmacfsp@yahoo.com

Julie Kreyenbuehl- julie.kreyenbuehl@gmail.com

Hana Yassin- hanajyassin@yahoo.com

Earth Day Donation Drive - April 21st

Tis' the season to go through your belongings and clear out some space for the new. If you find yourself preparing to donate a bag or two, consider setting aside some things for our annual Earth Day Donation Drive on April 21st. For every bag we donate, the FSP will receive reimbursement from Savers Thrift Store. We are happy to take all sorts of items including: clothing and shoes, toys, accessories, small electrical items, knick knacks, media, small furniture pieces and kitchen items.


Thank you for your donation!

Everyday What To Know

FSP Hot Lunch and Smoothie Days

December Hot Lunches are:

Tuesday, 5th and Tuesday, 19th- Chelsea

Wednesday, 6th and Wednesday, 20th - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 7th and Thursday, 21st - Grand Prairie


December Smoothies are:

Friday, 1st - Chelsea

Friday, 8th - Hickory Creek

Friday, 15th - Grand Prairie

Regular Lunch Volunteers at Grand Prairie and Chelsea for December! We need your help!

FSP is looking for daily lunch volunteers. The signup genius links for Grand Prairie & Chelsea can be found below. The children love to see familiar faces in the lunchroom everyday. Please consider picking a day to come in and help. Thank you for your support!



December

Grand Prairie Gold/Green Lunchroom

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084AAAAC29A4F58-december


Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084AAAAC29A4F58-december1


Chelsea

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ba8a82baaff2-december

Hot Lunch & Smoothie Volunteers Needed!

FSP has 10 hot lunches scheduled and 6 smoothie days scheduled to help cover our Family Nights and Teacher Appreciation Week events. We are looking for help to distribute on these scheduled days at each school. Please see the signup genius links so you can signup to volunteer.


Grand Prairie Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044EA4AB2BA5F85-fsphot2


Chelsea Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044EA4AB2BA5F85-fsphot


Hickory Creek Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044EA4AB2BA5F85-fsphot1

January Hot Lunch and Smoothie Sales - Order by December 15th

Hot Lunch sales and smoothie sales are on-line now!

You can find the entire hot lunch and smoothie schedule with the menus and booster that is sponsoring that lunch on the 157c website in the Virtual Backpack under Boosters.


Purchases are done on Rev-Trak and you can purchase lunches up until the 15th of the month prior. January Hot Lunches and Smoothies can be purchased now until December 15th! No cash will be accepted on the day of.

Remind 101 FOR 157c Booster Events - Have you signed up?

If you would like that extra reminder via text the day of or the night before you can now sign up for the 157c Boosters Remind 101. This will include reminders for Booster events like Hot Lunch as well as Family Nights and Fundraisers. To get these reminders please send a text with the following: @157cb to: 81010

Next FSP Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 9:30am

10480 Nebraska Street

Frankfort, IL

Everyone is welcome to come to the FSP meeting. This is where we discuss upcoming events and hot topics. The FSP Board is always present as well as the 157c Superintendent, Grand Prairie Principal, Chelsea Principal, and Hickory Creek Principal.

Your input is encouraged. We hold two meetings a year in the evening to allow working parents to join in.

About 157-c Family School Partnership (FSP)

We are the 157c Parent Teacher Organization. We are non-profit. We provide free family events as well as parent support, teacher appreciation, assembly funds, and curriculum enrichment. All parents with students in 157c are encouraged to help us. We can only do as much as we can with the volunteers that help. If you prefer not to support our fundraisers you can always support us by donating to our un-fundraiser. You can do this via Rev-Trak under FSP.

http://fsd157c.revtrak.net/tek9.asp?pg=products&grp=8

FSP meets monthly on the first Tuesday.

School Calendars

Since changes may be made to the calendars, please remember to update your iCal file periodically.

November 20, 2017 Booster E-Blast