Marseilles Elementary Newsletter

September 14, 2021

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, September 14th - Early Dismissal @ 2:25pm
  • Tuesday, September 14th- PTA Meeting @ 5:30pm
  • Tuesday, September 14th- Midterms go home
  • Wednesday, September 15th - Regional Baseball Game @ 4:30 (Home)
  • Wednesday, September 15th- Curriculum Night (Virtual- PAWS/PAWS2, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th)
  • Thursday, September 16th- Curriculum Night (Virtual- Kdg., 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Specialists)
  • Thursday, September 16th- Picture Day
  • Saturday, September 18th - Regional Baseball Game (if we win game on Wednesday) @ Saratoga Elementary, Morris @ 11am
  • Tuesday, September 21st - Early Dismissal @ 2:25pm
  • Tuesday, September 21st - 5/6 Girls Basketball HOME @ 5pm
  • Tuesday, September 21st - 7th and 8th Girls Basketball at Morris Immaculate Conception School @ 5pm
  • Thursday, September 23rd - 5/6 Girls Basketball at Seneca @ 4:30pm
  • Thursday, September 23rd - 7th & 8th Girls Basketball HOME @ 5pm

Curriculum Night is Coming September 15 & 16!

Please watch for parent communication with a Google Meet link to join your virtual curriculum night on the date and time below.

Wednesday, September 15th

Time Grade Level/Classroom

4:30-5:00 PAWS/PAWS II

5:00-5:30 1st

5:30-6:00 2nd

6:00-6:30 3rd

6:30-7:00 4th

Thursday, September 16th

Time Grade Level/Classroom

4:00-4:30 Kindergarten

4:30-5:00 5th

5:00-5:30 6th

5:30-6:00 7th

6:00-6:30 8th

6:30-7:00 Specialists

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Marseilles Elementary PTA

Changes to Lunch Menu

As indicated below, some of the lunch items may change. We will do our best to notify you if/when that happens. We have not received a shipment of the food we've ordered in 3 weeks due to a shortage of staff. We appreciate the generosity of help and donations that have been offered, but currently can't accept them. We are just hoping that companies can staff enough to ensure deliveries on time. We will keep you posted on any further information. Please note the following changes to this week's menu:

Breakfast Thursday:

Bagel with Peanut Butter

Fruit Punch



Thursday Lunch:

Ham and Au Gratin Potato

Dinner Roll

Cucumber Slices



Friday Lunch:

Chef's Choice (variety)

Jell-o with fruit


Variety Vegetable


**powder milk will be sent home**

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COVID Informational Letters

This year, we will not be communicating out information for each individual that tests positive at MES. You can, however, use the link below to access the information on the website. You may also access this information by going to and clicking on Our School and then Health and Wellness.

COVID Symptoms??

Can you believe it; we are halfway through the first quarter! In order to keep our students and staff safe, we plan to align our protocols and procedures with the most recent guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education, who developed their guidance with the CDC and IDPH.

If your child or anyone in the home is experiencing any COVID-like symptoms, please keep your child (and any siblings) home until you speak with our nurse. If any student(s) are in quarantine and would still like lunches and breakfasts, please email Terrie Spicer by 9:30am at

Please call the attendance line to report the absence at 815-795-8795.

Symptoms include:

  • Fever (100.4°F or higher),
  • New onset of moderate to severe headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • New cough
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea


If you are calling in your child(ren) for the day, please call our attendance line at 815-795-8795 telling who the child is and why he/she will be out of school.

Questions can be directed to the main office at 815-795-2428 or sent to the staff member directly via email. Email addresses can be found on the district website.

Please make sure you visit the MES website ( for the most up-to-date information. Newsletters will be sent to you through TeacherEase as well as posted on the website. If you have not yet liked our Facebook page, check it out- Marseilles Elementary School District #150. Information is shared here as well as communicated through Class Dojo.

As a building, please know, we want what is best for your child(ren) and every other child. We will do our best to meet the needs of your students and look forward to a great year together! Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

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