Patterson Elementary Announcements

Patterson Announcements May 17, 2022

2022 IPSD Fine Arts Festival is May 21, 2022

Join us for the annual Fine Arts Festival, which will take place on Saturday, May 21, from 9 am – 4 pm. The festival has grown into the district’s largest event, spanning all three high school campuses and hosting 80 musical performances featuring 9,000 students. The event will feature approximately 12,000 pieces of K-12 artwork representing students from all 33 district schools. Patterson's talents will be displayed at NVHS from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Our chorus will sing at 2:00 pm. Please stop by.

Thanks to our sponsor, the Indian Prairie Education Foundation (IPEF), This is a free event for all. We hope to see you there!

On Line Registration Now Open

Please visit IPSD homepage for all information regarding registration for the 2022-23 school year at

Moving? Please call us to let us know Today! 630-428-6500.

Click Here to join PTA for the school year 2022-23!

Support Patterson and sign up to be a PTA member for the 2022-23 school year! Click the link above to join.


Kane County Cougars tickets will be sent home by Friday, May 20th in student backpacks. Please look for an envelope with your child's name on it.

Questions? email

Important Patterson Dates:

May 17 - 5th gr. field trip to visit Gregory M.S.

May 20 - Patterson 5th Grade Sock Hop 2:00 (Rain or shine)

May 20 - Pictures with Pete (Only for students in KN & First Grade)

May 21 - 9:00am - 4:00pm NVHS. IPSD #204 Fine Arts Festival Sponsored by IPEF

May 24 - Kindergarten 22-23 Screenings 8:15 am -3:30pm - by appointment

Third Grade Living History Museum - Patterson Gym/MPR 7:30 pm

May 26 - Field Day

May 27 - Field Day rain date AND The Chorus sings at the Kane County Cougars Game 6:30 pm

May 30 - No School - Memorial Day

June 1 - 2:00pm on black top (bring a lawn chair) 5th Grade Celebration;

Last Day of School for Students, iReady scores will be posted in Parentvue!

Link to IPSD 21-22 Calendar

Link to IPSD 22-23 Calendar

LMC News-Important Information for the End of the Year!

End of the year info!

  • If your student is MOVING to a new school (out of Patterson) please let us know. We will need to collect your student's Chromebook
  • If your student is LEAVING school early this are required to turn in their Chromebook over the summer. Your student will receive theirs next school year.
  • Chromebooks will go home with Grades 1-4 over the summer. There will be NO tech support over the summer.
  • Per the district KDG students will get theirs next year in 1st grade.
  • Outgoing 5th graders will turn their Chromebooks and chargers in on May 27. If they are not returned, the district will be charging PushCoin accounts.
  • District learning applications will be available until July 27 on SSO.
  • All LMC books and textbooks outstanding will be marked lost on June 8 and charged to PushCoin. This is a district wide policy.

Keep on Reading!

Mrs. Maly

5th Graders!!! Look at an exciting opportunity at Gregory Middle School LMC!

It's time to start getting your Summer Reading books!!! Incoming 6th grade Pioneers are invited to meet Mrs. Bevan and check out books from Gregory's LMC on Monday, June 6th from 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM.

Here's what you need to know:

  • Your library account MUST be clear (no overdue books or fines)
  • You may take 8 books for the summer! These are due August 19th!
  • There are A LOT of ways to earn rewards for your reading! See the slideshow for more information!!!!

I can't wait to hear all about the books you read this coming fall!!!

Esther F. Bevan (she/her) BSEd, MAT, MLIS | LMC Director, Gregory Middle School

Currently reading: An Occasionally Happy Family by Cliff Burke

Just finished reading: Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff

You'll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." ~Groucho Marx

SCHOOL SUPPLY KITS with a New Vendor!

School Supply Kits! We are excited to partner with a new vendor for supply kits this year. Take the stress out of school supply shopping and order your kit for delivery to your student's classroom! Ordering is done online.

All students K-5 will need wired headphones, there is an option to include headphones with your supply kit!

Questions? email

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Patterson Student Planner/Assignment Notebook

Students in grades 3-5 will need an assignment notebook for next year. Purchase by clicking this button. Assignment notebooks will be delivered to classrooms in August. Questions? email

5th Grade Sock Hop Snack

During the 5th Grade Sock Hop, all students will receive a bag of Skinny Pop Popcorn. If your child has allergies or food sensitivities, please review these ingredients. If your child may NOT have this treat at the Sock Hop, please email your classroom teacher and PTA at
5th Grade Parents: Gregory School Supply Kits

School Supply Kits can be ordered for 5th grade students heading to Gregory in the Fall. Click on the button to order. School code: Gregory Middle School

every student gets Book & Math Packs for the summer!!!

Summer Family Connections - We are excited to be sending home each of our students with a bright blue bag filled with some engaging literacy and math materials to support them over the summer. These materials are for your family to keep. Indian Prairie utilized Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds (ESSER) to provide these resources and create some plans to stay connected with families over the summer. A letter from Dr. Talley is included in your child's bag. His letter highlights additional information on some virtual connection opportunities we are also providing for students this summer. We hope your family enjoys and benefits from these materials.
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KINDERGARTEN SCREENINGS for 2022-23 Kindergarteners

Students who will attend Kindergarten in the 2022-2023 school year will be screened to help us create balanced classes. These short screenings will be by appointment only on May 24, 2022, between 8:30 and 3:30.

All families pre-registered for Kindergarten in 2022-23 should have received an email invitation to sign up via Sign Up Genius!

Any questions, please reach out to Michelle Hebenstreit, Student Service Coordinator,

Spring Arrival and Dismisal Reminders

Car riders are enjoying the shorter drop-off and pick-up lines! Be sure to watch for all those bikers and walkers around schools. Parents of bikers, please remind them to walk bikes on school property for safety. We have plenty of bike racks in the back of the school. Locking bikes is still recommended. Happy Spring!

Field Day Popsicle Ingredients

During Field Day (May 26 with a rain date of May 27), all students will receive a Flavor Ice Popsicle. If your child has allergies or food sensitivities, please review these ingredients. If your child may NOT have this treat on Field Day, please email your classroom teacher and our Field Day Planner,

STEM Camp- Summer, 2022!

Kindergarten through Eighth-grade students are invited to participate in a week-long STEM Camp. This fun hands-on experience will focus on the various elements of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and will be taught by Indian Prairie certified teachers.

The camp will be offered twice this summer:

Session 1: June 20 - 23 8:30 - 11:30 am

Hill Middle School


Session 2: July 25-28 8:30-11:30 am
Crone Middle School

Cost: $125 per student

To learn more about this program, or to register, please use this link:

STEM Camp 2022!

5th Grade Yard Signs

Celebrate your 5th grader! There are a few extra 5th Grade Yard Signs for sale!

Email if you are interested!


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Connect with PTA!

Questions or Suggestions? Email

Visit our Google page at Click on PTA!

Kindergarten 2022-23 Parent Information

Please share with any neighbors that do not currently have students at Patterson. Thank you!

School Closing Information

Click here to find School Closing Information for IPSD #204

Nominate a Staff Member for the A+ Award!

A+ Award

In 2014, the Indian Prairie Educational Foundation teamed up with District 204 and sponsor Wells Fargo Advisors to recognize the positive impact of educators. New to the program this year, one staff member from each of the elementary, middle and high school levels will be recognized each month.

You can watch previous surprise award presentations at A+ Award videos. A complete list of previous winners is online at A+ Award recipients.

Click here to submit a nomination for a staff member who goes above and beyond to make a difference for our students.

Nomination Criteria

  • We welcome nominations from parents, alumni and community members, and strongly encourage students to submit nominations as well. A+ Award Nominations must include an essay (of 50-500 words) describing how this staff member has positively impacted students. District 204 staff members are not eligible to submit nominations.

  • Nominations are rolling. All nominations submitted will be kept for consideration until the end of the current school year.
  • Nominees must be currently employed by District 204.
  • Nominations will be shared with those you nominate.

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