Montgomery Elementary News

JANUARY 10, 2020 (For the School Week of Jan. 13 - Jan. 17)

Contact Us

Dr. Amy Debelak, Principal

Ms. Sally Ganz, Asst. Principal

Office 686-1730

Absence Line 686-1736

FAX 792-6131

School Nurse 686-1733

Cafeteria 686-1735

Transportation 686-1785

Positive Character Trait Word for the Weeks of January 13

CITIZENSHIP – A good citizen follows rules, obeys laws, protects the environment, and respects authority.

CITIZENSHIP means being loyal to our country and trying to make our neighborhood, community, and country better places in which to live.

Specials Schedule for the week of January 13

Monday, Jan. 13 - C Day

Tuesday, Jan. 14 - D Day

Wednesday, Jan. 15 - A Day

Thursday, Jan. 16 - B Day

Friday, Jan. 17 - C Day


Please welcome Paula Hayden as our new Physical Education teacher. Paula will be with us through the end of the school year. Ms. Hayden is a retired Physical Education teacher from E.H. Greene Intermediate School. She also currently leads the Lady Aves Junior High School Basketball team. Welcome to Montgomery Elementary Ms. Hayden!

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The Montgomery Elementary

CIRCUS Carnival 2020

will be here before we know it…

Friday, January 31st from 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Step right up for food, fun, games, and inflatables for all ages!

We need help from ALL of our school families to make the Carnival both a fun evening and a successful fundraiser for Montgomery Elementary! Carnival is not possible without Volunteers!

Work a shift:

5:15-6:45, 6:45-8:00, 8:00-9:15

CLICK HERE to Sign-Up:

Questions Contact Melynda Morris at or Lauren Everly at

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CLICK HERE to visit the Carnival Website.

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Sign Up Here:

Bake Sale Questions Contact:

Ruth Richter at 773-209-3276/ or

Erica Armstrong 734-389-5322 /

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Contact ( or Tina Kapor ( with ideas or questions.

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Save the Date:

International Night will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 6:30-8pm. This will be an evening to celebrate the diversity of cultures represented in our student population. The event will consist of cultural booths, food booth, performances, and more. A sign up link to participate will be included in January’s newsletter.

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Here is your chance to become a part of the Water Polo Squadron. Dive on into our Winter Water Polo Camps. You will get a chance to learn the game of water polo with members of the high school Varsity and Junior Varsity program.

This year we have put all 3 groupings on the same day to help those involved in winter and spring sports to get a chance to play.

2020 Wingman Water Polo Camp

3-4th, 5-6th & 7-8th Grade Levels

Introduction to Water Polo Camps

Sunday Afternoon Sessions

Jan 12,19,26 & Feb 9, 16

Team T-Shirt Included

At Sycamore High School Pool

Water Polo Camp Options

Option A :Grade 3-4: from 3:15-4:15 pm

Option B: Grade 5-6 from 4:15-5:15 pm

Option C: Grade 7-8 from 5:15-6:15 pm

Costs $50 for a 5 Practice Sessions

Register on parent portal.

Registration is open NOW!

Please select “online fees” then “Click here to pay fees”. Once there select “sports camp registration” and find the correct session of the water polo camp you wish to register for.

Why Water Polo?

Promotes high level of physical conditioning.

Builds hand eye coordination & swimming skills

Encourages leadership and communication skills

Fosters self esteem.

We hope to see you in the pool.

Coach Nicholas Hellwig

Sycamore High School

Aviator Water Polo- State Finalists 2012, 2018

National Finalist for the Double Victory Award from Positive Coaching Alliance 2018

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Part Time Job Opportunity

The Sycamore HS PTO is looking for an individual to serve as the store manager and merchandise buyer for the Aves Hangar Bookstore and Spirit Shop, located on the school’s campus, anticipated to begin mid to late January 2020. This is a new position and will replace the role currently held by volunteer managers.

Retail experience and knowledge of sales and marketing principles are necessary. This is a contract position, with an average expected work-load of 20 hours/week. Schedule is somewhat flexible. Incentive opportunities are also available.

For more information on responsibilities, time commitment, requirements, etc, please visit:

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