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4.14.2022 20th Edition

Do you have to attend a different school due to the redistricting!?! If so, read below!

Are you affected by the redistricting!?! If so, you will soon have an opportunity to visit your 2022-2023 school! See the image for more details. Note: You are only invited to attend if you are affected by the redistricting!

PTA Meeting

Next PTA Meeting- Join us for the LAST PTA meeting of the year.

Wednesday, May 18th at 9:15AM at NYE!

Do you like to run!?! If so, you could win $500 for NYE

Take part in the Team IPEF Pop-Up Challenge #3 and help your school have a chance to win $500! The school that has the largest increase in the number of Team IPEF members that sign-up for the Naperville Healthy Driven 5K or Half Marathon between April 12 and April 19 (midnight) will receive a $500 prize added to their overall fundraising team total! Parents, students, community members and staff - join us as we focus on health and wellness while making a difference for our schools. Register here for Team IPEF today!

Recognize a Teacher or Staff Member During Teacher Appreciation Week

The Indian Prairie Parents’ Council (IPPC) is partnering with local businesses to recognize District 204 teachers and staff members for Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2 – 6. Parents and community members can honor school personnel who have made a difference this year, while also supporting local businesses and students in need. Each $25 donation allows you to honor your favorite teacher with a heartfelt note and a $20 gift card from a local business that you select from the list provided. Your note and gift card will be delivered to your teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week. $5 of your donation will help support the IPPC annual school supply drive to assist students in need.

Orders are being taken through April 22, 2022. There is no limit on the number of teachers or staff members you can recognize. Cash donations to the school supply drive can also be made in honor of a teacher or staff member. Order gift cards here.

Chorus Concert - Wednesday, April 20th - SAVE THE DATE

Our Spring Concert is quickly approaching. This is a reminder that our show is next week 4/20 at 7:00 pm in the Nancy Young Gym.

Drum Ensemble: Please arrive by 6:30 wearing a solid Color shirt and jeans.

Chorus: Please arrive by 6:45 wearing a solid Color shirt and jeans.

Your students have been working extremely hard and battling through some tough Covid restrictions. They are excited to show their hard work.

Please feel free to email me with any questions.

Thank you for supporting the arts in our school,

Mr. Pape

Restaurant Night

Join us at Noodles in company on Thursday, April 21, 2022 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m at North Aurora 2365 N Farnsworth Ave Aurora, IL 60502! Order food and 25% of qualifying sales will directly benefit our school! Flyer will be sent home closer to the date!

Parent University: Becoming a Middle School Parent

Parents and guardians of fifth grade students are invited to attend “Parent University: Becoming a Middle School Parent” at 7 pm on Thursday, April 21. The session will be held in the Forum Room at Fischer Middle School located at 1305 Long Grove Drive in Aurora.

Attendees will learn what to expect as their child enters the adolescent years, including brain development, puberty, normal adolescent behavior, challenges, and causes for concern. Most importantly, there will be a discussion on ways parents and guardians can support their child’s development throughout these years.

Current fifth grade students are welcome to attend this event with a parent or guardian. Students will participate in a variety of fun community building activities and games led by District 204 high school students.

For more information and speaker bios, click here. For registration, click here.

Please join us for the Nancy Young Elementary PTA Son’s Night! Friday, April 29 from 6:00-8:00

Chasers Laser Tag

1811 High Grove Lane

Naperville, IL 50540

Laser Tag Games, Free Arcade & Gaming Area, Climbing Gym, Dodgeball & Soccer!

Snacks and beverages will also be provided!

Cost: $25 for one son, your (ONE) adult is free!

* This event is for all NYE boy Students and ONE adult chaperone. Any siblings that are not students of NYE or sisters of any age are not permitted to attend do to capacity restrictions. This is a private event with special pricing for our group. Please honor these rules so the venue is staffed appropriately to support us. We appreciate your cooperation.

Occupancy is limited so get your registration in ASAP!

Please find the attached links to register online. Please make sure to also fill out the waiver.

Registration Link:


For more information contact

Jessica Faber

Youth Mental Health First Aid for Parents

The district is offering a session of Youth Mental Health First Aid for parents of elementary students on Saturday, April 30th at Waubonsie Valley High School from 9:00-3:00. This particular session is being co-sponsored by KidsMatter who will provide lunch to all participants.

Sign Up Link:


In over two years we have not had an event at the school, but on Friday, May 13th this will change! We will host Open House from 5:00-6:00PM and simultaneously the PTA will host a fun fun fair on school grounds. Come take a look inside the school and then join in the fun outside!

More information to come!

Daughter's Night - Save the Date - Friday, May 20th

Plans are in the works for the daughter's dance. It is schedule for Friday, May 20th! The theme this year will be a GLOW PARTY!

Residency Verification Process

The district is again contracting with a third party vendor to automatically verify student address information. As was the case last year, we anticipate the overwhelming majority of our families will be electronically verified.

If your residency is electronically verified, you will receive a letter of confirmation and there will be no need to submit any additional paperwork to certify that you live within the district’s boundaries.

A letter will also be sent to families whose residency we are unable to verify electronically. The letter will provide details on additional information you will need to provide during online registration in order to register your child for the upcoming school year.

Verifying residency is an effort to protect taxpayers and district resources by identifying non-residents attending District 204 schools. Illinois law mandates that parents demonstrate residency prior to enrollment in school and allows for periodic verification to validate compliance with the law.

Nancy Young Birthday Book Club

Are you looking for a great way to honor your child’s birthday here at school? Young LMC has the answer! You can donate a book to Young’s LMC to honor your student and help build our library collection. How are you able to participate in this club? Go to Use the following link to access our wish list. You will find books to add to our library collection to purchase for the LMC. The books will be sent directly to school from Amazon. During the month of your child’s birthday, they will have their picture taken with the book of their choice or Amazon purchase for our “Birthday Book Club” bulletin board located in the LMC. The student’s picture will be put in the front of the book with a bookplate commemorating the donation and be the first to check out the book! Thank you for considering this program! If you should have any questions, please feel free to email Mrs. Ranucci, LMC Director at If you decide to order a book, please fill out the following form to alert us that it is coming.

Next Board of Education Meeting

Next Regular Meeting

4/18/2022 at 7:00PM

Crouse Education Center
780 Shoreline Dr.
Aurora, IL 60504 (map)

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 20th - Chorus Concert

Friday, April, 22nd - Spring Parties

Friday, April 29th - Son's Night at Chasers

Friday, May 13th - Open House and Carnival

Friday. May 20th - Daughter Dance

Nominate a Staff Member for the A+ Award

The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and Wells Fargo Advisors are partnering for the eighth year to recognize our outstanding staff members who go above and beyond. To nominate someone who is making a difference, visit A+ Award.

Covid Dashboard

Positive cases of COVID-19 at each school in Indian Prairie 204 can be found on the District's COVID Dashboard. The information is updated each Monday by 4 pm. If your child is in close contact with someone who tested positive, a member of the COVID-19 Response Team will notify you directly regarding the need to quarantine as a precaution.

Elementary School Hours

Regular Hours:

Arrival: Doors open at 8:50. Bell rings at 9:05. Students should be in class and ready to learn at 9:05.

Dismissal: 3:35 Every Day


Arrival on Wednesdays ONLY-Doors open at 9:00 and bell rings at 9:15.

Dismissal: 3:35

Navigating Nancy Young Elementary

To learn about arrival and dismissal procedures please click the picture or click here.