Wild Rose Elementary
October 22nd, 2021
A note from Mrs. Solomon
I can't believe the fun run was just MONDAY! Whew!!! WOW what an event for our staff and most of all Wild Rose students. We ran, we skipped, hopped, danced and moved around and around during each and every P.E. period. HUGE Thanks to our PTO, P.E. Department, Student Council, Color Run Volunteers and ALL WHO DONATED!! I don't have a final total just yet, but it's AMAZING the generosity from our community THANK YOU!!! We all had so much fun!!
THANK YOU PTO and the Wild Rose Community!
This newsletter at a glance:
- Fall Celebrations/Halloween
- Special Education Survey
- Erin's Law
- Wizard of Oz
- Wild Rose PTO
- D303 Across the Board
The true fall weather has arrived! Stay cozy!
Fall Celebrations/Halloween Parade and Celebration
- No fake weapons allowed at school
- No scary, blood, gory or costumes that encourage violence
- Costumes must be appropriate for school
- Students will still be required to wear school mask, therefore and additional mask would be unsafe for students to ensure.
Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to a fun event.
Community Unit School District 303
October 22, 2021
Dear Wild Rose Families,
This letter is to inform you about Erin’s Law (Illinois Public Act 097-1147), an Illinois law passed in February, 2011 that requires public schools to provide child sexual abuse prevention education for all children in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grades. Named after sexual abuse survivor Erin Merryn, Erin’s Law will be implemented again this year in all District 303 Schools. Please note that Erin’s Law is not connected to The Keeping Youth Safe & Healthy Act (Senate Bill 818).
Between now and the end of the school year, several lessons will be facilitated by Mrs. Heidi Sheridan, school social worker, along with the classroom teacher utilizing the Second Step Child Protection Unit . This age-appropriate instruction will help students recognize unsafe situations, keep themselves safe, and learn how to respond to unsafe situations. Common themes across all grade levels include:
Identifying safe touch versus unsafe or unwanted touch
The Safety Rule About Touching (The Touching Rule): Private areas are not for others to touch, except to keep a child clean and healthy
Steps to Stay Safe
Understanding the difference between good and bad secret
For more information about Erin’s Law, please visit the links below.
For more information about the Second Step Child Protection Unit Scope and Sequence for grades pre-kindergarten-5th, please view the link below.
If you have any questions, please contact your building principal Mrs. Kristy McKnight at theresa.solomon@org or by phone at 331.228.3000.
Thank you for your support,
Theresa S. Solomon
Theresa A. Solomon
Principal, Wild Rose Elementary
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Wild Rose Dates to Remember
Monday, Oct. 25 - PTO meeting @ Wild Rose 6:00 pm Wild Rose LRC
Wednesday, Oct. 27 - Early Release dismissal at 2:10 pm
Friday, Oct. 29 - Halloween Parade 1:35
Friday, Oct. 29 - Halloween Classroom Celebrations 1:45-2:45
Friday, Nov. 5 - End of Trimester for Elementary
Nov. 22-26 - Thanksgiving Break - No School for Students