Anderson Weekly News 2/3/20

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Dates To Remember


  • Tues. Feb. 4th McAlister's Deli Dine Out Night 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Wed. Feb. 5th Kindergarten Registration 9:00 - 11:00 AM and 4:00-7:00 PM
  • Thurs. Feb. 6th PTO Meeting 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Fri. Feb. 14th Valentine's Day Class Parties
  • Mon. Feb. 17th Presidents' Day- No School
  • Fri. Feb. 21st End of 2nd Semester
  • Fri. Feb. 21st Foxes Family Fun Night 6:30 - 8:00 PM
  • Tues. Feb. 25th 1st Grade and 3rd Grade Music Performance 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Fri. Feb. 28th Teacher Work Day No School
  • Fri. Feb. 28th Fiddle Fest (See below for time and location)

  • Tues. Mar. 3rd Mod Pizza Dine Out Night
  • Wed. Mar. 4th HAC opens at 8 AM
  • Thurs. Mar. 5th Last After School Club
  • Thurs. Mar. 5th PTO Meeting 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Thurs. Mar. 19th One School One Book Family Event 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • Fri. Mar. 20th St. Baldricks at St. Charles East H. S.
  • Mon. Mar. 30 - Fri. Apr. 3rd Spring Break-No School


  • Mon. Apr. 6th School Resumes
  • Tues. Apr. 7th - Fri. Apr. 17th IAR (State) Testing for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade

Kindergarten Registration is coming!

Tell your neighbors! Tell the new family who just moved in down the street. Share this with your neighborhood FaceBook group. We can't wait to meet our new Kindergarten Families. Click here for more information.

1st and 3rd Grade Music Performances

The performances will be on Tuesday, February 25th. Click here for more information

OrganicLife Breakfast

Breakfast is available to all students at Anderson School every morning. It is served by OrganicLife, our food service company, starting at 8:25am in the hall between the office and the bus doors.

Cost for breakfast is $1.60 and free/reduced status applies. Reduced cost for breakfast is $ .40

Monthly breakfast menu

News From the Anderson PTO

McAlister's Deli Dine Out Day Fundraiser

It's a ChariTEA Event at McAlister's Deli on Randall Road in Elgin. Tuesday, February 4th from 10:30 am- 9:00 pm. Drop your receipt in the bin on the counter and McAlister's will donate 20% back to our school. Click here for the informational flyer.

Monthly PTO Meeting

Join us for our monthly PTO meeting, Thursday, February 6th at 6:00 in the Anderson LRC. Board nominations for the 2020-2021 school year will be announced at the meeting. We will also discuss our upcoming Foxes Family Fun Night. Don't forget we always have childcare in the gym. So you are welcome to bring along your children.

Coloring Book and Crayon Drive

Breanna, a 3rd grader in Mrs. Reiff’s class, was born with a complex Congenital Heart Failure. She has had many heart surgeries, many hospitalizations, and long days at appointments. To help her through these times she would love to color. In honor of national CHD week, she would like to collect coloring books and crayons to give to the CHD heart warriors in the CICU at Lurie Children’s Hospital and all their outpatient cardiac centers for children. Please join us in supporting her effort by donating NEW coloring books and crayons. Donations can be sent to school February 10th-14th. The class that collects the most will win a cookie party. Click here to see the informational flyer.

Foxes Family Fun Night

Join us Friday, February 21st from 6:30-8:00 for Foxes Family Fun Night. Admission $4 per person. Children under 2 and those that paid their PTO donations FREE! Snacks packs available for $2 and additional snacks $1. Cake walk $0.50. Pre-ordering your night is highly recommended. Click Here for the information flyer about the event. Activities include: dancing, karaoke, BINGO, board games, snacks, photo booth, cake walk, sac races, ball toss, and face painting. We are still looking for a karaoke machine for the event If anyone has one we can borrow it would be greatly appreciated. This event cannot be a success without the help of some out of the world volunteers. Click here to sign up to help at the event or donate an item to our cake walk.


Yearbooks are on sale for first time this school year! Yearbooks are $17 each. Order deadline is March 20th, 2020. You can order online at: or fill out the form that is coming home this week. Click here if you need an extra copy of the order form. Make checks payable to: Anderson PTO. Questions? Contact:

Community Events

CUSD303 Community Preschool Program

District 303 is conducting on-line lottery registration for 2020-2021 for its Community Preschool Program from January 29 through February 7, 2020.

Use this link to complete the survey.

For the 2020-2021 school year, District 303 is offering a five-day-a-week, half-day, morning or afternoon preschool program at Fox Ridge Early Childhood Center. The program is open to children who reside within the District 303 school boundaries, are between the ages of three and five-years old and are not eligible for Kindergarten. The Preschool fee for the program is $285.00* per month. A $100* annual non-refundable registration and materials fee will also be required. (*monthly fees and registration/materials fee are pending School Board approval.) Observational tours will be offered to all parents in the district prior to registration. Tours will be held at Fox Ridge Early Childhood Center, 1905 Tyler Road, St. Charles • Friday, January 31, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. • Monday, February 3rd from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The lottery will take place on February 7, and parents will be notified via email if their child was randomly selected. Registrants who are not chosen will be placed on a waiting list and will be notified if space becomes available. If spaces are available following the lottery, families can register online by visiting or by contacting the Early Childhood office at (331) 228-4834.

Project Dance Leap to Kindness

Come to the Dance Party! Click here for more information.

It’s Fiddle Fest time!

All advanced elementary, middle school and high school orchestra students in D303, and their friends, can participate! We will be playing a variety of alternative styles of music. There will also be a pizza party for musicians only, raffle, and fantastic guest performers. This is a highly anticipated event and one that your musician will not want to miss!

To help you get an idea of what Fiddle Fest is like, please watch the video of 2019 Fiddle Fest's performance of the song "Bile Em' Cabbage Down".


Parents, older siblings and friends who play guitar, banjo, mandolin or a string instrument are also invited to join us!

Here are the details:
Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
Place: East HS Varsity Gym ( 1020 Dunham Rd. St Charles, 60174 )
Dress Rehearsal: 5:00 – 6:00 pm. Arrival time: 4:30 pm to tune!
Pizza Dinner: 6:00 pm. (For all participants and volunteers)
Festival Performance: 7:00 pm

In order to plan adequately for this event and to have a sufficient amount of food, we MUST have an accurate count of all participants. Please register online by Thursday, February 20th using this link: 2020 Fiddle Fest Registration Link

SCN Cheerleading Clinic!

Click here for more information.

What Parents need to know about TIKTOK.

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