Erin School Friday Folder

March 26th 2021

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Upcoming Events

- Monday, March 29th-last day to order your yearbook-(deadline extended)

- March 29th-April 6th-Spring Break-school resumes on Wednesday, April 7th

- April 8th-April 23rd-3rd-8th grade-WI Forward Testing

- Thursday, April 29th, 4:30pm- 4th Grade Concert and Band Introduction

- May-Virtual Grandparents Day Performance

- Monday May 3rd-NO SCHOOL-Professional Learning Day
- Wednesday, May 5th, 4:00pm- Wax Museum Performance- 3rd Grade
- Wednesday, May 12th, 6:30pm- 8th Grade Music Showcase
- Tuesday, May 18th, 6:30pm- Fine Arts Night- 5th, 6th, and 7th Grades

Post Spring Break - flexible virtual option

Dear Parents/Guardians,


As we enter into spring break, I know many families are making getaway plans. After a long year of being pent up and so many restrictions on gatherings, I can understand why you might want to get out of town.


When your family returns, we will be offering students an opportunity to ease back into school with a virtual option on April 7, 8, and 9. This will give your child(ren) an opportunity to stick close to home to make sure everyone is feeling OK and did not bring back any unwanted guests. We are also offering parents and students an opportunity to get a COVID test on Saturday, April 10 in the Erin School parking lot by Dr. Sanders. More information on optional testing procedures will be emailed to families on Wednesday, April 7th. It will most likely be a Sign Up Genius link where families can arrange for testing directly with Dr. Sanders. It is our hope the results will be back by Monday, April 12 but even if they are not, students can return unless they have COVID symptoms.


We are not restricting anyone to return face to face due to travel but asking families to help us keep school fully operational and avoid future quarantines. If you feel you might have come in contact with someone over spring break, please consider having your child(ren) take advantage of the virtual learning for the three days and be tested on Saturday.

Starting Monday, April 12, we plan to resume business as usual. Virtual learning will only be an option for those who have committed to it prior or those with Covid related concerns. Also, please know we are going to be starting the FORWARD testing for grades 3-8. If your child(ren) is ill, please do not send them to school just because we are testing. We will figure out a date when they can make the test up.


On Monday, April 26, we are once again offering parents an opportunity to choose virtual learning for the last part of the year. Please let the school know if this is an option you are choosing by Monday, April 19th so the classroom teacher and school can prepare for the virtual instruction.


It is hard to believe that we were able to get through this school year without having to close but with the help of students, families, and teachers, we made it. When we started school, I told the teachers they had 10 school days until the school was once again virtual. I am so happy to be proven wrong. Thank you all for your hard work on keeping the Erin family healthy during these times. Please remember to be smart about mitigating the virus and we will all be just fine.


Dr. Kriewaldt, District Administrator

Library Program-update

Please read this Library Program update from Mrs. Kaschinske.

March Roaming Writer (3rd-5th grade)

Congratulations to our March Roaming Writers-Nolan, Oliver, Quade, Luna, Gabriella and Brooklyn.


You can listen to their writing here:


https://flipgrid.com/b7e02a37

guest password: Marchwriters

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Pennies for Patients-Thank You!

Thank you for all your donations to Pennies for Patients! Erin School was able to raise over $3,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

Mrs. Beck's Homeroom raised the most money in elementary school with $640.

Mrs. Dittman's Homeroom raised the most money in middle school with $292.

'20-'21 Yearbook (deadline extended)

Time to order your yearbook!

If you would like to order a yearbook from Empire photography, click this link to order online. Yearbooks are $12 each. We do have a small amount of envelopes available in the office for those who would rather order with cash or check. Deadline for ordering is Monday March 29th - so don’t delay - order today! Late orders will not be accepted.

Chess Club

Interested in playing chess at school? Chess Club will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3.30pm-4.30pm, April 27th through May 27th.


See this flyer for more information.

Open enrollment window is open

The window for the 2021-2022 school year opens on Monday, February 1st and closes Friday, April 30th.


Wisconsin’s inter-district public school open enrollment program allows parents to apply for their children to attend public school in a school district other than the one in which they reside. Follow this link for more details on the process.

For more information regarding Erin School or Open Enrollment, please contact Open Enrollment Coordinator, Donna Runte at 262-673-3720 ext. 4105.

If your child is currently open enrolled at Erin School you do not need to reapply.

4K and New 5K Kindergarten Registration Enrollment

Time to register your 4-year-old (by 9/1/21) or new to the District 5-year-old (by 9/1/21) for the 2021-22 school year. Please fill out and return the Kindergarten Registration Form. Copies are also available at the front office.

Please turn in forms as soon as possible but before March 26, 2021.

Watch for more information on our 4K Drop-In day scheduled for 5/21/21.

Are you new to the Erin School District with children in grades 4K through 8th and need to enroll them? Please contact Donna Runte at 262-673-3720 ext. 4105 or email runte@erinschool.org.

We offer a 4K extended day for those families that need child care outside of the 4K Classroom.

School Lunches for Virtual Learners

- Menu

- Order Form

- Orders can be placed between 9:00 am Friday and 9:00 am Monday.

- Orders need to be picked up on Wednesdays between 1:45 pm-2:15 pm at the rear entrance of Erin School.


Meals are no cost regardless of free/reduced eligibility until federal funding is exhausted.


Complete one order form per child you are picking up for. Children may only receive 1 lunch per scheduled school day; receiving meals from more than one community location is prohibited.


Questions? Contact Cathy Conway at conway@erinschool.org or (262)673-3720 ext. 4140

PTC News

* Business Shout Out- Due to the Covid pandemic and the many restrictions we are following to keep our Erin community safe, this will be another year of not having our annual Fun Fair.

In years past, we have been honored to have many of our local businesses donate to our silent auction to help us raise money for our school. These businesses have been extremely important to us and we are very grateful to have them as community partners.

Now it is our turn to help those businesses out and return the favor. Each week we will send a shout out to different local businesses who have supported us in the past. It is our turn to support them. Stop in by them, buy lunch, a gift card, purchase something, say thank you, etc.

We all need each other. Together we are stronger.

Thank you local businesses for your support. You are important to Erin School!

This week's SHOUT OUTS go to:

Anytime Fitness

Auto Zone

Basses Taste of Country

Dave’s Lanes

Dunkin’ Donuts

* BP gift cards-Order Goeman's BP Gift Cards and help our school! The school makes 8% of the orders you place. Order Goeman's BP Gift Cards by the 1st of the month and they will be ready for pick-up within a week. See order form for more details.
* Do you purchase gift cards? Support Erin School Parent Teacher Club (PTC) at no extra cost to you by purchasing gift cards through the RaiseRight app (formerly Scrip). If you already have a ShopWithScrip Account, sign in and keep shopping. Create a new account by using the Erin School Enrollment code: 5458B62L54L6. View this short video for more info https://youtu.be/BZNu-ftcPKo


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Community News

* Erin Soccer Club-referees needed.


* First Tee of Wisconsin-summer program-registration is open.

Erin School District

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