Patterson Elementary Announcements

Patterson Announcements April 26, 2022

No School Fri. April 29th.

This Friday, April 29, 2022, all IPSD schools will be closed for School Improvement Planning Day.
Class List Parent Input Form for 2022-23 LINK

Click here to access the link and fill out the optional parent input form. Due 5/13/22

LMC News!!

Bluestem Battle News: We had a WONDERFUL Bluestem Battle last Wednesday! Our top teams were:

  1. The Page Turners
  2. Fiction Addiction
  3. God Squad

The Page Turners will be representing Patterson at the Crosstown Battle tomorrow! GOOD LUCK!

Thank you for all of your support for this wonderful program!!


April 22, 2022 - May 2, 2022

**Parents will be able to enter school and shop during the day! Wednesday, April 27th during Open House, BookFair will be open from 6:45 pm to 8:15 pm!

Keep on Reading!

Mrs. Maly


Our Spring Book Fair is Here! April 22-May 2! THERE ARE MULTIPLE WAYS TO SHOP THE FAIR!!!

Students may shop our at-school fair during school hours. If you are sending money (cash, check, cc) with your child, please be sure to communicate your expectation on what they may purchase. They will be previewing the fair and making a wish list. Sales tax of 7.75% added to items purchased. (Kindergarten students will have personal shoppers to help preview the fair, and purchase their items). We will also be open during our annual OPEN HOUSE from 6:45-8:15!

We are highly recommending E-Wallet for students.--- HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Create an account for each child
  • Add Funds
  • Shop the book fair with EWallet funds-Mrs. Maly will have a record of the amount.
  • Donate the unused funds to Patterson All for Books (benefits students), spend unused funds online, or use unused funds at the next fair. $$ does not expire.

Shop online using the Scholastic website. All orders ship directly to your home with free shipping for orders over $25.00
all online and in-person purchases support our school! Thank you for your support!

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,

Important Patterson Dates:

April 25-29 Book Fair - Parents Welcome!

April 26 - Spirit Council meeting - 3:35 pm

April 27 - KANE COUNTY COUGARS READING LOGS DUE; Battle of the Blue Stem Cross Town Battle at Builta Elem. - 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm; Patterson Open House 6:45 pm- 7:45 pm Bookfair open till 8:15 pm

April 29 - NO SCHOOL - School Improvement Day

May 6 - Kane County Cougars Ticket Orders Due

May 13 - Crazy Hair Day on Friday the 13th - Sponsored by Spirit Council

May 16 - 2nd Grade Field Trip to Morton Arboretum

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

May 20 - Patterson 5th Grade Sock Hop

May 21 - IPSD #204 Fine Arts Festival Sponsored by IPEF

Sun. May 22 - Wheel of Wisdom PTA Spring Family Fun Event

May 24 - Third Grade Living History Museum - Patterson Gym 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

June 1 - 5th Grade Celebration; Last Day of School for Students!

Link to IPSD 21-22 Calendar

Link to IPSD 22-23 Calendar


Kane County Cougars reading logs are due tomorrow, 4/27. On Monday, May 2nd, any student that completed the reading minutes and turned in the reading log will receive a ticket order form.

Parents will have the option to purchase additional tickets and parking for the game on May 27th. Payment information will be included on the order form. Orders are due Friday, May 6th. Due to our ordering deadline, late reading logs and late ticket orders will not be accepted.

Questions? please email

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week Donations Needed!

It’s that time of year again! The school year is quickly coming to a close and we would like to thank our amazing Patterson staff for a great school year! Please consider donating to help support teacher/staff appreciation week! See below for two ways you can help. All donations are voluntary.

As always, this week could not happen if it weren’t for our amazing Patterson families.Thank you for supporting the Patterson staff!

1.Gift Card Donations: As a school, we are collecting a voluntary donation for all Patterson staff to help purchase a token of thanks presented to them during Teacher Appreciation Week. Money donated will be collected and gift cards will be purchased for all Patterson staff.

A $10 donation per child is suggested. You can customize your dollar amount as well. Please click the button below to make your donation through MemberHub by April 28th.

2. Amazon Wish List: We have also created an Amazon wishlist of all the goodies needed to make this year’s Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week a success! Click the button below or search “Patterson Elementary Teacher Appreciation List” on Amazon. All items will be used to help support the staff meals and create raffle baskets. Please be sure to choose PTA member Chrissy Fumo’s Gift Registry address when picking a shipping location.

Again, this is voluntary so donations are optional.

Questions? please email


It’s time to celebrate the Patterson staff! Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week is next week (May 2-6)! We would like to thank our amazing Patterson staff for a great school year! Please help us celebrate our teachers!

Wednesday, May 4th:

● Wear your favorite Baseball jersey/t-shirt or your own Baseball/Softball jersey/t-shirt

● Write a thank you note to your teacher(s) for a great year! Deliver it to your teacher(s) on the baseball paper sent home. Feel free to print extras. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • My teacher is a HOME RUN because...
  • My teacher hits it out of the park because...
  • This year my teacher helped me learn...
  • My teacher makes me feel special when...
  • I love my teacher because...
  • My favorite thing about my teacher is...
  • You are an awesome teacher because...
  • My favorite memory of (insert teacher name)is...
  • Draw a picture on the back if you’d like!

Friday, May 6th:

Wear Patterson Spirit Wear!
Questions? please email

Brit's Sweet Treats Restaurant Night: Pre-Order due Friday!

The Patterson PTA will be hosting a special Fundraising Event with Brit's Sweet Treats during the month of April - Just in time for Mother's Day!

Brit's Sweet Treats will be generously donating 30% of the proceeds to the Patterson PTA! You are in for a 'treat' if you have not yet tasted what she has to offer!

Please place your order via this form.

You will receive a confirmation of your order by email. Please add up your total and submit payment via Member Hub here:

PICK UP will be on Friday, May 6th at the back of the Patterson Gym. 3:15-3:45 for Walk ups & 3:45-5:00 for Cars.

Order Deadline is Friday, April 29th.

Brit's Sweet Treats is a home bakery using fresh premium ingredients. Find out more about Brit at or on Facebook @britssweettreatsnaperville.

Field Day Volunteers!

Please click the link below to sign up to be a Field Day Volunteer. Volunteers must be a 2021-2022 PTA member in order to volunteer. Please click the button below to join PTA.

Questions? email thepattersonpta!

Click Here to Become a PTA Member!

Support Patterson and sign up to be a PTA member for the 2021-22 school year! Click the link above to join.

Kindergarten 2022-23 Parent Information

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

Team IPEF Sign-up Time

Registration is now open for the Naperville Healthy Driven Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, or 5K with TEAM IPEF! More Info:

IPEF, The Indian Prairie Education Foundation, sponsors many wonderful events in IPSD #204 throughout the year such as the Fine Arts Festival coming up in May. Their biggest fundraiser is the Healthy Driven Naperville Marathon. If you'd like to join Team Patterson for IPEF, please sign up soon at this Signup Link.

Thank you for your support!

Team IPEF 2022 Registration Is Open!

Registration Deadline 4/29/22

Elisha Johnson - Executive Director

Indian Prairie Educational Foundation

780 Shoreline Drive | Aurora, IL 60504

630-375-3652 Office

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @ipef204

K and 2nd Gr. Dental Forms to the Nurse's Office!

Thank you to all the 2nd grade and Kindergarten parents who have sent in dental forms for their students. If you have not done so please send your child's dental forms dated 11/15/20 or newer to The deadline to receive these forms is 5/15/22.

Connect with PTA!

Questions or Suggestions? Email

Visit our Google page at Click on PTA!

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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