Ferson Creek eNews
September 18, 2020
From the Principal...Kristy McKnight
Thank you to the PTO for a wonderful mum sale and for those of you that volunteered during mum pick up! Having the front sidewalk filled with such beautiful flowers made me so excited for fall!
I had the opportunity to join many classrooms this week. I cannot tell you how happy I was to be back in learning spaces with students. I not only observed math lessons, I also joined a remote classroom for announcements, was a Mystery Reader, got outside for PE, and observed music lessons. Your children truly fill my bucket! I was so impressed with the learning. Even though our environments look a little differently, they still feel the same!
Have a wonderful weekend,
If you are interested in conferencing with a specials teacher, please reach out to them directly via email. You can find their contact information below.
Art: Lauren Kruse email@example.com
Music: Chris Miller firstname.lastname@example.org
PE: Darcy Tegtmeier email@example.com
PE: Rebecca Seidling firstname.lastname@example.org
LRC: Renee Ignoffo email@example.com
Orchestra: Rachel Saldana firstname.lastname@example.org
Orchestra: Dan O'Connell email@example.com
Band: Tyler Brooks firstname.lastname@example.org
Remote parents will receive their communication for conferences and directions for Pick-A-Time in a separate email as the directions will be different.
Parent Resource Survey
It is important to us at Ferson Creek that we provide a community of care and support to our families, especially when faced with financial hardship.
The current situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some families to experience a need related to job loss, medical bills, child care, etc. District 303 has several supports available for families through our schools.
The supports available include: Big Hearts of Fox Valley Holiday Support Program and St. Charles Women's Club.
In order for us to best support those in our community, we are asking you to please fill out the survey found here, even if you choose not to participate in the available supports.
It would be most helpful to us if you could please complete this survey no later than Thursday, October 1st.
Ferson's First Restaurant Night!
McAlister's (1120 S. Randall Rd., Elgin) on September 21st from 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM! Ferson will get 20% back from receipts entered into a bin on their counter.
See the flyer below for the details!
Attached you will find a letter regarding Erin's Law, an Illinois law requiring schools to provide a prevention-oriented child abuse program for students in grades K-12. The letter shares information regarding our instructional resource and focus, as it pertains to Erin's Law. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
We are preparing this year’s family and staff directory, called DirectorySpot. Even if you were in the directory in the past, families must grant permission and share their information each year, in order to be included in the directory. Whether your child(ren) is in-person or remote, we would love to have your family included!
Please provide your family's permission and information here: https://tinyurl.com/FersonDirectory20-21
- Monday, September 21st - Pick-A-Time opens for conference sign up
- Thursday, October 8th - Conferences - Non-Attendance Day for Students
- Friday, October 9th - Half Day Conferences - Non-Attendance Day for Students
- Monday, October 11th - Columbus Day - Non-Attendance Day for Students
Interested in finding out details from the school board meeting? View the Across the Board newsletter!