Sipley School Parent Newsletter

Week of Monday, February 8, 2016

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The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our actions.

Andre Godin

Thursday, February 11

Remember that Thursday is an early dismissal. Students will go home at 11:40.

Young Authors

The annual Young Authors contest is underway and submissions are due 2/20! All Sipley students are invited to participate. You may write ANYTHING you want – narrative stories, nonfiction, persuasive speeches, or poems!


All submissions are due to Mrs. Ley and will be judged by classroom teachers, Ms. Makowski, Ms DeLambo and Mrs. Ley. Two winners will be chosen from each class, and will have the opportunity to attend a fun, free, half-day event at Jefferson Junior High in April.


The building winner will be invited to attend the statewide conference at Illinois State University with one winner from each other D68 school. There, you will attend workshops and meet a panel of authors for a Q&A. It is a great event.


So let’s get writing! Turn in your best work by February 20.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for February 11 and 12. If you haven't schedule a conference, please do so. You can choose a time by going to Skyward, our student database, you can contact your child's teacher for a time, or you can contact our office at 630-985-7150. We expect 100% attendance.

Congratulations to Sydney Richardson

Congratulations to Sydney Richardson who is the District 68 Spelling Bee Champion! She will represent our District at the County Spelling Bee!

Math I Can - Watch this great video and think about taking the pledge!

A Glance at the Dates Ahead

February 11 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - Early Dismissal - 11:40

February 12 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - No School

February 15 - No School - President's Day

February 20 - STP Daddy Daughter Dance

February 29 - STP Variety Show Tryouts - 3:30 (This is our talent show)

Inspiring Education and Innovation

In partnership with family and community, Woodridge School District 68 provides a comprehensive educational foundation for all children in a safe, caring environment, preparing them to be productive, responsible, and successful members of society.

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