March 17, 2022
PAINT NIGHT was a fun filled evening! Thank you Mrs. Clay and the PTO for hosting this event for over 200 kids/parents.
PLEASE REMEMBER...Tomorrow, Friday, March 18th is 1:40 dismissal. Kindergarten PM will dismiss at their regular time, 3:30. Please have students wear their Pillar Shirts and/or pillar colors tomorrow for our monthly Eagle's Nest.
Report Cards/Progress Reports will be emailed to parents on Friday, March 18th. There will be NO parent paper copies of the Progress Report being sent home. As a reminder, report cards are password protected. You will need to enter your child's birthday: Month (2 digits), Day (2 digits), Year (4 digits), including slashes MM /DD / YYYY. If you do not receive a report card on Friday, please let me know.
Spring Break: There is no school March 28th through April 1. School will resume on Monday, April 4, 2022.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions, comments, or feedback. The best way to reach me would be via email or phone: email@example.com or 630-529-2223.
Have a wonderful week!
March 1-March 31: Paws for a Cause (see flyer)
March 18: School Improvement, Early Dismissal 1:40, Report Cards emailed home, Eagles Nest, Wear you CC! pillar shirt, Hot Lunch: Butter Pasta
March 21: Hot Lunch: Pizza
March 24: Vision and Hearing Rescreening
March 25: Paws for a Cause Ends, Hot Lunch: Butter Pasta
March 28-April 1: No School, Spring Break, School Resumes April 4, 2022
DuJardin Family in Need
On Tuesday night, a student at DuJardin and family lost their Bloomingdale home to a fire (all family members and pets made it safely out from the fire). If you would like to make a monetary donation, there is a GoFundMe page set up for the family at: https://gofund.me/1453b504
Student Council Fundraiser
Rescreening Vision and Hearing
The DuPage County Health Department Vision and Hearing team will return on March 24th to rescreen any students that did not meet passing criteria during the first screening.
They will be screening the following:
Vision: preK, K, 2
Hearing: preK, K, 1, 2, 3
Students in special education
Students in foster care
Students new to Bloomingdale SD13 this year
As of today, the Dupage County Health Department's policy requires students who are receiving the screening from Dupage screening technicians to wear masks. If you could pack a mask for students to wear for a few minutes on this day, that would be appreciated.
"Vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor".
2022-2023 New Students
2022-2023 Kindergarten and New Student Registration
PTO Scholarship Application Bloomingdale School District 13
The Bloomingdale School District 13 Parent Teacher Organization is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships. We will be awarding scholarships to two graduating Seniors who attended Erickson. Applications are due into Erickson by April 15, 2022
Hot Lunch: We are looking for volunteers to help distribute hot lunch on Mondays and Fridays. If you are interested, the hours are 11:20-12:50pm. Please sign up using this form: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4facab28a6fdcf8-hotlunch1
PTO Board positions: We are looking for volunteers for open PTO Board positions for the 2022/23 school year. The President and Vice President board positions are open for election. These are two year terms. The board elections will be at the April PTO meeting. Contact the PTO if you have questions about the open positions.
Amazon Smile: Did you know you could support Erickson Elementary every time you shop on Amazon all year long? It's really easy, save the AmazonSmile feature in your account. You earn money for the school with every purchase made.
Box Tops: Don't forget to download and use the Box Tops app to scan your receipts and earn money for Erickson.
PTO Scholarship: One more month for graduating seniors who attended Erickson to apply for the PTO Scholarship. Applications can be found on the Erickson or District 13 websites. There are two $750 scholarships available. They are due on 4/15. Good Luck!
PTO Contact Information: Stay in touch with the PTO by connecting with them on Remind and Twitter.
Ukrainian Support - American Red Cross
Marklund Run, Walk & Roll 5K - April 24, 2022
Marklund is very excited to (finally!) be back in-person for our 5th Annual Run, Walk & Roll 5K/1Mile fundraising event on Sunday, April 24th. www.marklund.org/5kbloomingdale
We’d love to get as many District 13 staff, students, and families involved this year.
Character Counts Pillar Shirts
The Backpack is filled with flyers and information from various organizations located throughout Bloomingdale.