Prairie Point Panther Press
Newsletter for Prairie Point Elementary School
Friday, March 17, 2017
Welcome to the Prairie Point Panther Press!
Goodwill-Pass It On Challenge
Traughber Spring Shuffle 5K Run/Walk
Please join the Traughber's Spring Shuffle 5K Run/ 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, April 22, 2017!
This year's theme is "The more variety, the better society," and the event is sponsored by Traughber's Diversity team.
Please complete the registration form and return it to Traughber with payment.
We hope to see many families at this fun event!
Elementary Summer School
Home & School News
Prairie Point Home and School has an upcoming election for our board for the 2017/2018 school year on Thursday April 6th at 7pm in the Community Room!
We have 5 board positions currently open:
If you are interested in running for any of these positions please email the current board at firstname.lastname@example.org
The following have expressed interest in each of these available positions:
President- Lisa Eloe
Vice President- Kim Tully
Recording Secretary-Katie Brom
Corresponding Secretary-Beth Kremer
Treasurer -Katie Lund
*BUT anyone can still run if they are interested.
Please contact anyone on the current board for more information.
Thank you so much,
Lisa Eloe, Stephanie Hornik, Kim Tully, Jenn Goehring, Vickie Nass
Home and School Calendar
27-31 Spring Break
5 Health & Wellness, 4th & 5th, 6:45-7:45
6 Home and School Meeting, 7:00pm, Elections
7 Raging Waves forms due
11 TND - Panera
13 No School - Institute
14 No School - District Closed
17 No School
21 Daddy/Daughter Dance
25 Culver's Night
Lego robotics - we need parent volunteers!
Hands - On Steam night -March 17th
Save The Date - Sweet Send Off
PRAIRIE POINT ELEMENTARY
SWEET SEND OFF
Join your fifth grade classmates for a fun-filled healthy celebration.
The kids will vote on the night’s activities at the Valentine’s Day class parties.
DATE: Saturday, June 3rd
TIME: 6-11pm Lock-In
LOCATION: Rush Copley Healthplex
More details coming soon
Know Any 5th Graders? Oswego School District 5th Grade Band Registration Appointments
The Oswego School District Beginning Band Appointments are scheduled during March and April with appointments being taken during January and February. The appointments are intended for any students who will be enrolled in 6th grade next year (2017-18) and would like to participate in band. Sixth grade is the only time that Beginning Band is offered at the junior high level in District #308 so it is important that interested students secure an appointment now.
Appointments are required for 6th Grade Band Registration!
Make an appointment through your junior high school link below.
Students will try all instruments and a final selection will be made with the assistance of an instructor.
Traughber JHS, make an appointment at
For questions, contact: Rachel Maxwell or Jessica Shields, 630-636-2721, email@example.com
News from the Nurse's office
Noted on the District 308 website: http://www.sd308.org/Page/17756
When should my student stay home from school?
Your child is too ill to go to school if he/she has any of the following symptoms:
· Vomiting and/or diarrhea in the past 24 hours
· Shortness of breath or wheezing (not controlled with an inhaler if they have asthma)
· A cough that interrupts his/her normal activity or wakes them, or other family members at night.
· An undiagnosed rash unless cleared by a physician’s note
· Drainage from the eye
· Severe sore throat
· Fever- If your child has a temperature of 100° (or higher) in the past 24 hours they cannot attend school. Children are to be fever-free for 24 hours, without the use of fever reducing medication, before returning to school.
· A contagious illness that is treated with antibiotics, such as strep throat or pink eye, and has not been taking the antibiotics for a full 24 hours before returning to school.
Aramark Positions Available
For details visithttp://www.sd308.org/Page/8234 or call Kate Kloet at 630-636-4611.