Family School Partnership News

Your 157c Parent Teacher Organization

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!

Hope everyone is enjoying their holidays and time off. As we welcome a brand New Year, we would like to wish each and every one of you a year filled with much peace, happiness and laughter. Happy 2018!

Our next FSP Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 9th at 6:30PM in the District Office Boardroom at Grand Prairie. We hope you can join us!

**Spirit Day is Friday, January 12th. Wear your spiritwear and show your Tiger pride!**

What's Going On?

Thank You for Dining & Donating at Buona Beef!

Thank you to all who came out and supported the FSP at our Buona Beef Dine & Donate event. We raised over $200.00 which will in turn benefit our students! THANK YOU!

Our next scheduled Dine & Donate events are:

February 1st - Chipotle

April 12th - Pot Belly Sandwiches

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It's Coming Up - Exploration Night is Thursday, January 25th at Chelsea

Exploration Night will be held on Thursday, January 25th at Chelsea and will run from 5:30-8:00PM.

We have a fun and educational family evening planned featuring the Human Body, with presentations by the Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh and local healthcare professionals. We are still seeking volunteer healthcare providers to provide school age appropriate activities related to the human body.

In order to make this event successful, please consider volunteering your time to help out with the event. Please use the Signup Genius link below to sign up.

Any questions or inquires can be sent to Katie Sweeney at

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Wolves Game Order Forms are Here! Game is February 3, 2018 at 7:00PM

Join the FSP for Family Night on Saturday, February 3rd at 7:00PM to see the Chicago Wolves play the Rockford IceHogs in Rosemont.

Ticket Order Forms (for both students and teachers) are attached below and must be returned to school by January 11th. Tickets for registered 157C students are free with an adult or non-157C student ticket purchase. Ticket prices for adults and non-157C students are $15.00 each.

There is no online ordering for this event.

If you have any questions, please reach out to MinDee Richard at

Hope to see you there!

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Shopping amazon?

If you shop online, please consider signing up for Amazon Smile via the link below. There is no cost to you and a portion of eligible purchases comes back to the Frankfort School District 157-C Family School.

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

If you have any problems, questions, or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to the FSP directly at .

February Happenings!

The FSP has lots of great things happening in February.

February 9th - Spirit Day! Sport your Tiger pride by wearing your spiritwear!

February 23rd - SCRIPP Gift Card orders due

February 26 thru March 2nd - Book Fair at Chelsea

February 28 - Book Fair Family Night at Chelsea

Stay tuned for more details!

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Save the Date - Around the World is Thursday, March 15th

Save the date for our annual Around the Word showcase at Hickory Creek on Thursday, March 15th. More details to follow.

If you'd like to volunteer to help plan and prepare this event, please reach out to:

Kris McGuire-

Julie Kreyenbuehl-

Hana Yassin-

Earth Day Donation Drive - April 21st

Tis' the season to go through your belongings and clear out some space for the new. If you find yourself preparing to donate a bag or two, consider setting aside some things for our annual Earth Day Donation Drive on April 21st. For every bag we donate, the FSP will receive reimbursement from Savers Thrift Store. We are happy to take all sorts of items including: clothing and shoes, toys, accessories, small electrical items, knick knacks, media, small furniture pieces and kitchen items.

Thank you for your donation!

Everyday What To Know

FSP Hot Lunch and Smoothie Days

January Smoothies are:

Friday, 26th - Chelsea

February Hot Lunches are:

Tuesday, 6th - Chelsea

Wednesday, 7th - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 8th - Grand Prairie

Tuesday, 20th - Chelsea

Wednesday, 21st - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 22nd - Grand Prairie

February Smoothies are:

Friday, 2nd - Hickory Creek

Friday, 9th - Grand Prairie

Regular Lunch Volunteers at Grand Prairie and Chelsea for January & February! 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!


Grand Prairie Gold/Green Lunchroom

Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom



Grand Praire Gold/Green Lunchroom

Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom


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

Chelsea Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

Hickory Creek Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

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

Next FSP Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, Jan. 9th 2018 at 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.

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 20, 2017 Booster E-Blast