Family School Partnership News

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Exploration Night is this Thursday, January 25th at Chelsea

Exploration Night is this 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 in need of volunteers in order to make this event successful. Please consider volunteering your time to help out with the event. Please sign up using the Signup Genius link below.

Any questions or inquires can be sent to Katie Sweeney at

The event was promoted to all District 157C families in our local newspaper, The Patch, and The Daily Southtown:

Next FSP Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 6th!

Join us for our next FSP meeting on Tuesday, February 6th in the District Office Boardroom at Grand Prairie. Meeting will begin at 9:30am. This is a great way to find out about and get involved in upcoming events!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Chelsea Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Library & STEM Lab

The ribbon cutting ceremony took place last week unveiling the latest enhancements to the Chelsea Library and STEM Lab. This was all made possible through a grant from the District's Education Foundation and a donation from the FSP.

Check out the articles and pictures in The Patch and The Daily Southtown for more details:

What's Going On?

Dine & Donate at Chipotle on Thursday, February 8th

Support the FSP by joining us for our next Dine & Donate at Chipotle on Thursday, February 8th from 5:00-9:00PM. Please be sure to mention you are making a purchase to support the Frankfort FSP 157c as 50% of your purchase comes back to support the events put on by the FSP. You can also bring in the flyer below or show it on your phone.

The Chipotle is located 11129 W. Lincoln Highway in Frankfort. (On Route 30 just east of Wolf Road).

FSP Spirit Day - Friday, February 9th!

Show your Tiger pride and wear your spiritwear on Friday, February 9th!

SCRIPP Gift Cards

SCRIPP Gift Card order forms will be sent home in the coming weeks with the youngest child of the family. Be on the look out!

This is a great time to stock up on gift cards needed for birthdays, end of year teacher gifts, upcoming holidays or just to make your life easier.

Order forms and payment are due back no later than February 15th.

Chelsea Book Fair - February 27 through March 2

Please join us for the Chelsea Book Fair on Tuesday, February 27 - Friday, March 2 in the North Multi-Purpose room. Chelsea classrooms will visit the fair one time during the week and families are welcome to shop with their children's classrooms as well as during Family Night on Wednesday, February 28 from 5:30 - 8:00.

Families are invited to join Chelsea teachers for a fun-filled and educational evening from 5:30 - 7:00 on February 28th.

Volunteers are also needed to run this event. Please consider volunteering your time by signing up for one of the time slots via the Signup Genius link below:

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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 .

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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, in advance, 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

March Hot Lunch and Smoothie Sales - Order by February 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. March Hot Lunches and Smoothies can be purchased now until February 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, Feb. 6th, 9:30am

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.

January 22, 2018 Booster E-Blast