Friday, February 10th, 2023
Congratulations to the students who represented our school at the District Spelling Bee on February 2nd. We are proud of each of you. Thank you, Ms. Fishman, for working with the students to prepare them for the competition. The Spelling Bee representatives are: Makayla Figueroa, Kelci Garner, Taleah Gonzalez, Margaux Malalis, Sophia Orosco, Aasha Patel, Jennifer Reyes Arreola, Samantha Reyes, Malakai Santos, and Marjorie Shanahan.
Congratulations to 5th grade for winning the Attendance and Tardy Challenges this week. They had the least amount. Thank you for all you do, including sending your student(s) to school every day ready to learn. We appreciate the partnership!
Thank you to the parents who have already completed the 5Essentials Survey. The goal is to have at least 50% of families complete and submit a survey. As of today, there are only 17%.
If you have not submitted a survey, we ask that you scan or click the QR code here and complete it this weekend or as soon as possible. You can also access the letter below and use the link that is provided there. Thank you for your time to provide feedback because it will guide our improvement, and it be shared to the public on our school report published by the Illinois State Board of Education.
5Essentials Survey for Parents
John Mills Elementary School Frank Kuzniewski Principal January 25, 2023 THANK YOU Mills families for all of your support, care, and flexibility as we navigate our construction project and build for a brighter future. You are asked to complete The Illinois 5Essentials Survey as soon as pos...
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE JANUARY TROJANS OF THE MONTH!
4th graders from Ms. Graf and Mrs. Minelli's classes have been learning how to use a Kendama. A Kendama is a Japanese skill toy used to develop hand eye coordination, balance, reflex, growth mindset, and focus. They learn different skills and tricks, while encouraging their classmates to keep trying!
Upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences
See you on Wednesday and Thursday!
Elmwood Park CUSD 401 Board of Education will hold a School Board Meeting/Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. to consider and receive public comment on the renewal of the e-Learning Program to allow the District to utilize “e-learning days” in lieu of emergency days.
The Public Hearing will be held in the Auditorium at Elmwood Park High School, 8201 West Fullerton Avenue, Elmwood Park, Illinois. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Gauthier at (708) 583-5831 or email@example.com.
Starting Monday, February 13th at 3:00pm through Thursday, February 16th at 3:30. It will be open to all on February 15th and 16th during conferences from 3:00-7:00.
Parents/Friends/Family- set up your child's e-wallet for a cashless experience. You can even share your e-wallet on your social media accounts for family and friends to contribute to. Click here to learn about e-wallet.
If you are available to help work the Scholastic Book Fair during the day or during conferences, please let Erica Hohenadel know at firstname.lastname@example.org or text at 815-666-6075.
If you are interested in working as a paid crossing guard, please reach out to the School Resource Officer, Officer Piermattei, via email at email@example.com.
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEEDED:
See attached flyer for more information regarding becoming a substitute teacher. Please call 847-807-3671 or email EDNERecruiting@kellyservices.com or TIFN695@kellyservices.com. Current pay rate is $130 per day with the hours of 7:45am-3:15pm
Mark Your Calendars
See our upcoming Theme Thursdays!
REMEMBER, 2:00pm EARLY RELEASE MONDAYS
Wednesday, February 15th and Thursday, February 16th- Parent Teacher Conferences 3:00-7:00
Friday, February 17th and Monday, February 20th- NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, February 22nd- Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee Meeting 9:00am