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December 16, 2020

Notes from Principal Klueppel...

Attendance is being taken while students participate in full remote instruction through Dec. 18. Please call the attendance line to report student absences just as you would when your child is absent from a day of in-person learning. 331-228-2100

  • Dec. 21 - Jan. 4: No School (Winter Break & Teacher Work Day)
  • Jan. 5 - School Resumes
  • Jan. 18: No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday)
  • Jan. 27: Student Picture Day

D303 Technical Support Resources - Look for the live chat option

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December Spirit Week Continues

PTO News


Please take a moment to check out this website for socially distant family fun!


Our yearbook coordinator needs help! Please take photos of your students at home this month. Especially during Spirit Week next week. Without having any parents at the school and no volunteers allowed, we still need many photos of our Bobcats for our Yearbook. If you get photos of your students, please email them to your teacher to forward to Mr. V to organize into our yearbook photo DropBox by classroom. Or email to Mr. V directly, but specify which classroom your student is in. Thank you so much!


Winter classroom parties that normally happen before the December break are pushed back to January where we can hopefully have them in person. We are aiming for a date of January 15th. Please reach out to your room parent if you have any questions!


Support Bell Graham PTO while you do your shopping on Amazon! You can now support BG PTO even while using the Amazon app from your phone. See flyer below on how to set this up.


Just like AmazonSmile and BoxTops, we can earn money for purchases that you already make on a regular basis. Bell Graham PTO now has an account with ShopwithScrip - a very popular tool that many local schools and organizations already use. When you purchase gift cards for teachers, family, friends or even for regular purchases like gas, groceries, and coffee, a portion of the gift card value will be given right back to the BG PTO. Please enroll and download their app “RaiseRight”. BG code is 65AL14E472L57. It only takes a moment. With holiday gift giving approaching, please find time to enroll in this easy way to fundraise for BG!


Don’t forget to download the Box Top app and scan in your receipts after all your holiday grocery shopping!


Show your school spirit each Friday with your Bell Graham spirit wear! And make sure to have a blast dressing up each day next week for Student Council’s Spirit Week before break.

From the Nurse

As we get ready for winter break I wanted to remind everyone of the Illinois Department of Public Health's guidelines for schools. The district will be following these guidelines when we return from break.

It is important that families keep the health office informed of any positive or close contact Covid-19 cases starting December 22nd. You can leave a phone message (331) 228-2104 or an email at Thank you in advance for helping us start the New year healthy and safe!

Have a wonderful break!

LeeAnna Anzaldi




All Kindergarten, Second grade, or New to Illinois Students need to have an updated dental form on file. Any exam dated 2/15/20 or later can be used. You can have the dentist's office fax the forms to 331-228-2101 or email them to

3rd graders need to have an updated Health Survey form on file.

You can find both forms on the district website under Health Services. Please call if you have any questions or concerns.

Please call the Health office 331-228-2104 or Email with any questions or concern.

In-Person & Remote Attendance Line

Absences should be called in by 7:45 AM if your child will be absent for any portion of the day. The number is 331-228-2100 and has voicemail. You can call during the evening or overnight and leave a message. Please leave your child’s name, their teachers name and the reason why your child is out. If they are ill, please indicate their symptoms.
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CUSD 303 News

D303 is hiring substitutes!

It takes more adults to operate schools safely for students during the pandemic. District 303 currently has numerous job openings in a variety of job categories. If you are looking for temporary, part-time, or full-time employment, please visit the D303 Human Resources page to apply for a position.

One of the more flexible positions available is that of a D303 Substitute. You can choose to work, or not work, as your schedule permits. Take a moment and read the Substitute Handbook to see what this job entails.

If you are interested and hold a:

  • Bachelor's degree in any field you would qualify to apply for a substitute license with the state which allows you to sub for teachers or teacher assistants. You would apply using THIS link.
  • Associate's degree you apply for a Paraprofessional license which only allows you to sub for Teaching assistants. You would apply using THIS link.
  • High School diploma you have to take an aptitude test with the KANE ROE office. Once you pass that, you apply for a Paraprofessional license which only allows you to sub for Teaching assistants. You would apply using THIS link.

Contact Julie Wenger ( with any questions.

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