October 4, 2018
The annual Bloomingdale CHARACTER COUNTS! Celebration night was held Tuesday evening. Students from DuJardin, Erickson, Westfield, Winnebago, and St. Isidore performed various songs during the event. Bloomingdale Village Trustee, Frank Bucaro helped present the 2018 American Character Youth Awards. Congratulations to DuJardin fifth grader, Cameron Klinetobe (see photo) for being one of the recipients of this award. DuJardin 3rd graders performed the songs, "All You need is Love" and a "Gotta Be Fair" under the direction of music teacher, Miss Doran. This year's theme celebrated the orange pillar of Fairness.
On Friday, October 5th students will not be in attendance due to Teacher Institute Day. Staff members will meet as a district at Erickson and be involved in standards based grading and reporting practices with consultant Lisa Westman. Grade level teams will be work on the development of proficiency scales, aligning assessments to the standards, and discussing grading principles. Lisa Westman will be at Westfield on Thursday, October 11th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for a Parent University presentation on standards based grading and reporting. MARK YOUR CALENDAR as ALL District #13 parents are invited to attend this presentation.
Students will not be attendance on Friday, October 5th for Teacher's Institute Day or on Monday, October 8th as we observe Christopher Columbus Day.
Important message from our Superintendent Dr. Jon Bartelt
Please read the letter below from Dr. Jon Bartelt, Superintendent of District 13.
JAGUARS OF THE WEEK
Each week the teachers recognize students from their classrooms for demonstrating outstanding character based on the attitudes or actions that fall under the Character Counts Pillars: Congratulations to the following students for being nominated this week!
Don't forget to sign up for Parent/Teacher Coferences
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DuJardin School District 13 Blood Drive
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Halloween Lunch Dismissal
October 31st dismissal is as follows
11:55 a.m .Last names that start with A - L
12:05 p.m. Last names that start with M - Z
Your child must be back at school by 1:00 pm
The morning kindergarten parade on October 31st will begin at 10:00 a.m. with the party following from 10:15 - 11:15. Parents may park in the bus lot (blacktop lot east of school) between 9:45 and 11:20 a.m . All cars must be removed by 11:30.
The afternoon parade for all students will be at 1:30 p.m. and classroom parties will follow the parade and begin at approximately 2:00 to 3:00 . Parents may park in the bus lot (blacktop lot east of school) between 1:30 and 3:00 pm. All cars must be removed by 3:15 pm to accommodate our buses.
See the link below with important information from the Bloomingdale Police Department in regards to Halloween. Be safe and have fun!
Please see the attached flyer for more information and thank you for your donation!
Standards Based Parent University
Mark your calendars. October 11, 2018 is a D13 Parent university to be held at Westfield Middle School.
The next PTO meeting is Tuesday, October 9th at 7 p.m. in the IMC
All parents are invited and welcome to join!
If you sell 10 or more items, we will reach our goal. There are some really fantastic buys; From David's Cookies you have a choice of soups, pizza, bread, cheese spread and so much more. From the Home catalog you have baking and cooking utensils, assortments of candies and cheese cake, and who doesn't love........... wrapping paper!!!!
You can show your support by registering your student for online selling and by sharing the brochure in person with friends, family, neighbors and at work to help maximize the impact of this fundraiser.
Make checks payable to DuJardin PTO
Orders are due October 11th
COD Food Truck Rally
Did you know that 20% of Lake Park High School graduates choose COD as their first college? DuJardin students (i.e. future Lake Park Lancers) can help build the Lake Park High School Scholarship at College of DuPage! Bring friends, family, teammates, and future Lancers to the COD Food Truck Rally & Sunset 5K Saturday, Oct. 13 from 2 to 8 p.m. We might even have a few former Lancers on staff at DuJardin, so this is a great way to give back to their alma mater. When individuals sign up for the 5K, their registration fee can help support a dedicated scholarship for a Lancer attending COD. To register, visit www.cod,edu/5K. While there, check out the stellar lineup of outrageous food trucks, family-friendly activities and more. No need to register for the race to enjoy diverse cuisine from 17 sensational food trucks. DuJardin Running Club Girls - make sure to wear a team shirt! DuJardin students and staff - be sure to wear DuJardin spirit wear to represent your school!
What: COD Food Truck Rally & Sunset 5K
When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, 2 to 8 p.m. (Race starts at 4:30 p.m.)
Where: College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn