Walker Bulldog News

October 9, 2020

Dear Parents and Families,

It seems as though we have be blessed with another touch of summer. The warmer weather and sunny days sure do lift our spirits. Thankfully, we will be able to enjoy this warmer weather as part of our three day weekend. We look forward to seeing everyone back online Tuesday morning at 7:50.


Monday we announced our September Students of the Month. These students were chosen by their teachers for exceeding expectations and being a good role model. We would like to congratulate this month's award winners.


Mrs. Herrera: Addison has a positive attitude and always is engaged in class.

Mrs. Morales: Matthew always gives his best effort and is kind, respectful, and responsible.

Mrs. Cervantes: Gregory is always willing to learn to new things.

Mrs. Kladis: Ximena is always ready to learn; she is respectful, hardworking, and kind.

Mrs. Sanchez: Madelyn always is smiling, prepared for class, and eager to learn.

Mrs. Kosmowski: Natalia is enthusiastic, follows directions, and gives remote learning her all.

Mrs. Suhail: Rosemary always participates in class, shares great ideas, and is very helpful.

Mrs. Manzke: Samantha always has her work done, and she is willing to help others.

Mrs. Piekos: Jesus 'Jessie' is well prepared, is a great listener, and has a kind heart.

Mrs. Rodriguez: Esmeralda always tries her best on every activity she does.

Mrs. Galvan: Diana is always participating and precise in all the work she completes.

Ms. Watkiss: Ethan communicates well with his peers and adds humor to the class.

Mrs. Klug: Leah is a hard-working student, and she always gives her best effort.

Mrs. Rayas: Perla has a positive attitude and is always ready to learn.

Mr. Karlovics: Calvin always attends STEAM, and he adds to discussions in a thoughtful way.

Mrs. Rodarte: Anais has shown a high level of understanding for art concepts.

Mrs. Torringa: Tatyana encourages others in her class and is willing to help others, if needed.

Mr. Hofer: Jazlyn is super respectful and always the first to participate.

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Youth Outreach Services Parent Event

Thursday, Oct. 15th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

Youth Outreach Services, YOS, is nonprofit agency supporting students and families in the Chicago area. Based on the parent survey results, Mr. Hofer, our social worker, collaborated with YOS to set up a parent event focusing on how to support children in remote learning and activities for the family during this difficult time of Covid19. We are excited to host this event with our presenters, Lillian Martinez and Carla Almeida. The event will take place on Zoom; to join the meeting, click on the button below on Tuesday night. Please consider joining us for this informative event.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Let's Get Creative

Maya Angelou said, "You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have." Providing children with opportunities to be creative allows for them to use their brain in innovative ways. Below are some Halloween themed creative activites, which are fun for the whole family.