Family School Partnership News

Your 157c Parent Teacher Organization

Join Us For Our Upcoming FSP Meeting & Tiger University


Our next FSP meeting will be an evening get together on Tuesday, November 7th at 6:30pm in the District Board Room at Grand Prairie. Join us to talk about upcoming events and how you can get involved with the FSP.


Tiger University will be held immediately following our November 7th FSP meeting from 7:00-8:00PM at Grand Prairie. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to join us for this informational event which will be covering Eureka Math.


Looking forward to seeing you there!

Thank YOU for a great Book Fair!

Our Fall Book Fair is over and we wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone who came out and supported the FSP. It was a great turn out. We hope you enjoyed the teacher activities and found some great books to read and share.


THANK YOU to all off the volunteers who came out to set-up, tear down and help during the event. We know how valuable your time is and we couldn't have done this without your help.


We look forward to seeing you again at our next book fair in the spring!

What's Going On?

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Don't forget to order your SCRIP Gift Cards! Last Day to Order is November 3rd!

The FSP SCRIP Gift Card Sale is a fundraiser for FSP. SCRIP means a Non-Cash form of payment or for us means GIFT CARDS.

  • Last year we used the Manna company to get our gift cards. This year we will be using Great Lakes Scrip Center.
  • This program allows FSP to sell gift cards to you and get them from Great Lakes Scrip Center at a discounted rate. They do this because we are a non-profit organization and this is a fundraiser for us.
  • You receive actual gift cards for the amount that you paid for them.
  • You can use the gift cards for your gift giving or your everyday shopping!
  • I use my gift cards to get gas, go to the grocery store, give small gifts to my cousins, and buy my children's Christmas outfits. What will you do with your gift cards?

FSP order forms were sent out the week of October 16th to the youngest family member in school. They DO NOT go out to every student because of the cost of printing. If you did not receive an order form, please email the FSP at fsp157c@gmail.com.

  • All orders are due November 3rd so that we may get them placed and delivered to you before the holidays. You will pay FSP with cash or check. No credit card payments!
  • Orders will be passed out at the school of your youngest family member during the Parent/Teacher conference days. YOU MUST PICK THEM UP AND SIGN FOR THEM! They do not go home with your child.

Spiritwear Sales Re-opening Online!

Did you hear the news - Spiritwear sales will be reopening online beginning on November 1st and running through November 15th.


If you missed the original Spiritwear sale earlier this year or would like to get a head start on your holiday shopping visit the website (www.go2actionsports.com) between November 1-15th to place your order. Type "TIGERS" (must be all caps) in the MyTeamStore window to access all the great Tiger Spiritwear we have to offer.


In order to keep all purchases a "surprise" all orders will be brown bagged and will need to be picked up at Action Sports located at 75 Bankview Drive in Frankfort (right off of Lagrange Road) the week of December 18th. Orders will not be delivered to the school/classrooms.


Thank you, in advance, for your support and happy shopping!

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Parent/Teacher Conference Dinner Monday, November 20th

FSP helps provide a great dinner for the teachers during Parent / Teacher conferences. They really appreciate all the great items that parents bring in for them to have something good to eat when they're at school all day and night.


If you can help out by donating items to the Parent/Teacher Conference Dinner, please sign-up via the Sign-Up Genius Links below.


Hickory Creek -

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e48aea72ea1fc1-hcparent


Chelsea -

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


Grand Prairie -

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



Thank you for your generosity!

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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Mark Your Calendars - Next Dine & Donate Event is Thursday, December 7th!

Our next Dine & Donate will be on Thursday, December 7th at Buona in Frankfort. Stay tuned for details.


Other Scheduled Dates & Locations Include:

February 1st - Chipotle

April 12th - Pot Belly Sandwiches

Everyday What To Know

FSP Hot Lunch and Smoothie Days

November Hot Lunches are:

Tuesday, 7th - Chelsea

Wednesday, 8th - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 9th - Grand Prairie


November Smoothies are:

Friday, 3rd - Chelsea

Friday, 10th - Grand Prairie

Friday, 17th - Hickory Creek


December Hot Lunches are:

Tuesday, 5th - Chelsea

Wednesday, 6th - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 7th - Grand Prairie


December Smoothies are:

Friday, 1st - Chelsea

Friday, 8th - Grand Prairie

Friday, 15th - Hickory Creek

Regular Lunch Volunteers at Grand Prairie and Chelsea for November & 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!



November

Grand Prairie Gold/Green Lunchroom

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084aaaac29a4f58-november


Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084AAAAC29A4F58-november1


Chelsea

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



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

December Hot Lunch and Smoothie Sales - Order by November 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. December Hot Lunches and Smoothies can be purchased now until November 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

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Shopping amazon?

Don't forget when shopping on Amazon to use Amazon Smile. A portion of your purchase is donated to FSP.


https://smile.amazon.com/

Next FSP Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 7th, 6:30pm

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 6, 2017 Booster E-Blast