Patterson Elementary Announcements

Patterson Announcements May 3, 2022

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STAFF THANK YOU NOTES and SPIRIT WEAR DAYS!

It’s time to celebrate the Patterson staff! Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week isMay 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 thepattersonpta@gmail.com

On Line Registration Now Open

Please visit ParentVue at www.ipsd.org to begin registration for the 2022-23 school year.

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

Class List Parent Input Form for 2022-23 LINK

The following ​optional​ form is an opportunity for you to share information you feel would be helpful in placing your child, so he/she can have the best year possible. Click link above to fill out the optional parent input form. Due 5/13/22.

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.

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!!


BOOK FAIR IS RETURNING THIS SPRING!!! So Many Wonderful Books!

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

Important Patterson Dates:

Teacher Appreciation Week May 2-6!

May 2, 2022 - Online Registration for 2022-23 Begins in ParentVue

May 4 - Baseball Day - Spirit Day

May 6 - Patterson Spirit Wear Day!

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

Brit's Sweet Treats PICk up Friday!

Brit's Sweet Treats order PICK UP will be on Friday, May 6th at the back of the Patterson Gym from 3:45-5:00!

Can't make it to pick up? email thepattersonpta@gmail.com to arrange alternate pick up.

5TH GRADE SIGNS PICKUP FRIDAY!

If you ordered a 5th grade sign, pick up is this Friday, May 6th from 3:45-5 PM the back of the Patterson Gym.


Can't make it to pick up? email thepattersonpta@gmail.com to arrange alternate pick up.

Kane county cougars ticket order due Friday!

Ticket orders for the Kane County Cougars Reading Program are due this Friday, May 6th! If you completed a reading log and did not receive your ticket order form, please contact thepattersonpta@gmail.com.


Please submit order forms even if you pay online. We need them for ticketing purposes.


Due to our order deadline, late orders cannot be accepted.

Field Day Volunteers! A few spots are still available!

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 at the beginning of today's S'More to join PTA.


Questions? email thepattersonpta@gmail.com

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, Jared_folley@ipsd.org

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

or

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!

Calling all Kindergarten and 1st Grade Families!

Pictures with Pete is Back! See the flyer below for more information! A paper flyer will be sent home in backpacks on Friday, May 6th.
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COMING SOON...SCHOOL SUPPLY KITS with a New vendor!

School supply kit order information will be coming soon! Be on the lookout in the S'More and a flyer coming home. 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!
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: https://ipef204.org/team-ipef-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!

https://ipef204.org/teamipef/

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

Connect with PTA!

Questions or Suggestions? Email thepattersonpta@gmail.com


Visit our Google page at patterson.ipsd.org. Click on PTA!

School Closing Information

Click here to find School Closing Information for IPSD #204

Nominate a Staff Member for the A+ Award!

http://www.ipsd.org/Subpage.aspx/APlus


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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