Family School Partnership News

Your 157c Parent Teacher Organization

FSP Has A Great Year Planned!

FSP has been working hard to get our 2017-2018 school year calendar together. We have a calendar that we will publish next newsletter and we will be handing it out at Curriculum Night. Please come see us.

We are still trying to fill some volunteer chairperson positions. If you would like to step up and help out your school district, please contact Tina Kohler

FSP has monthly meetings. This year we are hosting our meetings in the District Office Board Room, which is in Grand Prairie. Our meetings are the first Tuesday of the month at 9:30am, except for two evening meetings on November 7th and January 9th.

What's Going On?

You can still order School Supplies!

School starts August 23rd. You can still order your school supplies and support FSP. Orders can be placed through the website at:

Supplies will be delivered to your house usually in 10 -14 days. Since we are now in August some items may be out of stock but they will ship them ASAP.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the chairperson:

Haritha Moparthi

Spirit Wear Is On Sale Now!

FSP is offering Spirit Wear for 157C students, families, and teachers. We will be hosting FSP Spirit Days on the second Friday of every month to show off your school spirit.

Ordering will be online again this year. Go to Action Sports to order. Enter TIGERS in the My Team store to enter the store for 157C items.

Sales will be done online August 1st through September 8th.

To view the Spirit Wear in person stop by our table at any Curriculum Night.

Funds raised from this year's sale will be used to buy the Field Day shirts for all Grand Prairie and Chelsea students!

If you have any questions please contact our Spirit Wear chairperson:

Melissa Knieriem


FSP is covering the Parties and Assemblies this year!

FSP has agreed to cover the party fees as well as the assemblies for the 2017 - 2018 school year. We will be purchasing some party supplies for each classroom as well as supplementing the assembly costs this year.

FSP is looking for volunteers to work the FSP hot lunch distribution.

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 may signup to volunteer. Our first hot lunch is September 12th, 2017.

Grand Prairie Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

Chelsea Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

Hickory Creek Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

157 C Night at the Slammers Game Was Enjoyed By All!!!!

The weather was perfect and the fireworks were beautiful. Kids got to play and enjoy the game as well as see some friends from school. Here are some pictures.

Hot Lunch and Smoothie Sales

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. If you want to purchase the "Buy-All" you have to do it by August 28th! Purchases are done on Rev-Trak. After that you can buy lunches up until the 15th of the month prior. For example, October lunches must be purchased by September 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

Meet the FSP Board at Curriculum Nights

Please feel free to come and say hi to the FSP Board and any Chairpersons at the FSP table at Curriculum Night. We would love to answer any questions for you.

Curriculum Nights

August 21st, 5:30pm - 7pm @ Grand Prairie - Kindergarten & Preschool

August 24th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm @ Grand Prairie - 1st & 2nd Grade

September 6th, 6pm - 8pm @ Chelsea - 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade

September 7th, 6pm - 8pm @ Hickory Creek - 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade

Tina Kohler - President

Desiree Lavin - Co-VicePresident

Laura Blakely - Co-VicePresident

Georgette Kristin - Treasurer

Theresa Larkin - Secretary

Dine and Donate is Back!

FSP will be hosting Dine and Donate events at our local restaurants again this year in order to raise funds. These events may or may not require a flyer that we will send home with your child. Here are the dates that are planned so far.

September 14th - Creamery

December 7th - Buona Beef

February 1st - Chipotle

April 12th - Pot Belly Sandwiches

Volunteer ID Badges

All volunteers must have your driver's license scanned at the front office. You can avoid getting it scanned every time you come into school by getting a Volunteer ID Badge. Pictures will be taken for your badge during picture day at the district office on September 5th. No appointment is necessary.

Regular Lunch Volunteers at Grand Prairie and Chelsea

We're Back! FSP will be scheduling the regular lunch volunteers this year. The signup genius links for these schools are below. Thank You for your support!


Grand Prairie Gold/Green Lunchroom

Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom



Grand Prairie Gold/Green Lunchroom

Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom


Next FSP Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, Sep. 5th, 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 you iCal file periodically.

August 7th, 2017 Booster E-Blast