Emerson Newsletter

October 14, 2022

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Chelios family of louise Cleveland

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For those that bought tickets at Conferences...Here are the PTA Raffle Winners

Thank you for supporting the PTA raffle! Pick up your raffle prizes on Friday, 10/14 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm in front of the school (don’t forget your winning ticket). If you cannot claim your prize on 10/14, text Veronica at 408-504-7083 to arrange a pickup date and time.


Jeans and a Cute Top Shop 2 hours of shopping 490628

Bears photo 490451

Wheaton Sports Center one month membership 490912

Zazu women’s Haircut and Manicure 490676

4 tickets to Christmas Carol at The MAC at COD and $25.00 to Burger Social 490825

Two Tickets to The Sound of music at The Paramount Theater 490572

Wine tasting for 6 at Tasting Devine 490751

2 Tickets to the Chicago Wolves 490692

2 Tickets to Drury Lane 490690

2 bundles of firewood, rack, seed spreader from Wheaton Mulch 490300

Ba Knock a Dock game from Moore Toys and $15.00 to Grahams Chocolate 490608

Pete’s Groceries 490376

Art from DuPage Art League 490840

Puzzle from Moore Toys and $15.00 to Grahams Chocolate 490891

Harry Potter Decorative Table 490622

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Running Club info

Running Club will shift the week of October 17th to Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to add a makeup day. Running Club will take place at 8:30 on Monday, October 17th, Wednesday October 19th, and Friday October 21st.

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Wheaton College Football coming for 4th and 5th grade

This Monday, Wheaton College Football players will be coming to work with the 4th and 5th graders in PE!
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2nd grade is collecting recyclable materials

"2nd grade is collecting recyclable materials for our upcoming social studies unit! We are looking for cardboard boxes (Amazon, cereal boxes, etc), egg cartons, empty water bottles, paper towel rolls, etc. We are also looking for donations of packing tape. Thank you so much! -Mrs.Stoneberg and Miss Buzzard"
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Band info from Mr. Klos!

Morning band starts next week on Tuesday, Oct. 18th from 8:15-9:00am!
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Picture Retake day is coming!

Wednesday, October 26th is picture retake day. Please let your teacher know if you will be having retakes. If you have any question about purchasing photos.....Order information is in the September 22nd Emerson Newsletter.
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We are participating in the Stuff-a-Truck Food Drive next week. Each classroom will have paper bags in their classroom to try and fill before the end of the week when the truck comes to pick up the donations. The winning class will get to help load the donations into the truck. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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From the nurse

Listening to Music Can Have Psychological Benefits

Music can…….

  • Make positive changes in your brain.

  • Improve Your Cognitive Performance

  • Reduce Stress

  • Improve Your Memory

  • Help Manage Pain

  • Improve Motivation

  • Improve Your Mood

  • Improve Endurance and Performance

  • Might Reduce the Symptoms of Depression

and Help You Sleep Better

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PTA News

  • The PTA Reflections Program is back again this Fall! EVERY STUDENT at Emerson can participate! Artwork is judged and advances through levels: school, district, regional, state, and national! This year's theme is: "Show Your Voice". Entries can be in visual art, photography, dance, music, film or literature. All work must be created specifically with this theme in mind, and be the work of one student. Entry packets are coming home in backpacks, but you can print the form here. Please review rules on PTA website for size, formats, and how to label and package artwork in your chosen category. If guidelines are not followed, artwork may be disqualified, unfortunately. Submissions are due no later than Tuesday, October 25th. Any questions, please contact Susan Botts at susanbotts07@gmail.com. How will you: Show your voice!

  • Thank you to Megan Brash and Mr. Lorch for organizing the Run-A-Thon last week! Thank you to Mrs. Wecker who came back to help run it! Thank you to the teachers and everyone in the Emerson community who helped make the day a successful, fun event for the students.

  • Thank you to Kim Engel for organizing the book fair the students had so much fun shopping at!

  • Our next dine out is Chipotle (by Target on Roosevelt) on 10/18 from 4 to 8 pm with 33% coming back! If ordering online for pickup- please use code 29A6ZCJ. FLYER

  • Find all of our meeting, event, and fundraiser information in our 2022- 2023 PTA Calendar

  • Connect with Emerson parents on FACEBOOK.