Emerson newsletter

October 21, 2022

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Benny family of Rachael Rodriguez!

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Picture Retake day is coming!

Wednesday, October 26th is picture retake day. Please let your teacher know if you will be having retakes. If you have any question about purchasing photos.....Order information is in the September 22nd Emerson Newsletter. All photo packages that are being returned should be given to the photographer when getting a retake photo.

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The weather is getting colder!

Please make sure to have your student(s) wear appropriate cold weather gear! Most classes go out multiple times for recess or PE a day. It's been cold this week ("feels like" temp was 30 today!) and we are seeing students without coats, long pants etc.
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Wellness Tips from the School Nurse

Flu Basics

Do you know what the symptoms of the flu are? These are the most common symptoms.

  • fever-often high

  • headache

  • extreme tiredness

  • sore throat

  • runny or stuffy nose

  • muscle aches

  • nausea and vomiting is more common in children

What can you do to avoid getting the flu?

  • practice good hand washing with soap and water-use hand sanitizers if soap and water are not available

  • stay home if you are sick

  • cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you sneeze and throw the tissue away. Cough into your sleeve or elbow if a tissue is not available

  • do not share eating utensils or drinking containers

  • get vaccinated for the seasonal

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  • Thank you for supporting the PTA raffle! There are some unclaimed prizes!!! Text Veronica at 408-504-7083 to arrange a pickup date and time. AND THE WINNERS ARE…….DRUM ROLL…….

    • Jeans and a Cute Top Shop 2 hours of shopping 490628

    • Art from DuPage Art League 490840

  • The PTA Reflections Program is back again this Fall! EVERY STUDENT at Emerson can participate! Artwork is judged and advances through levels: school, district, regional, state, and national! This year's theme is: "Show Your Voice". Entries can be in visual art, photography, dance, music, film or literature. All work must be created specifically with this theme in mind, and be the work of one student. Entry packets are coming home in backpacks, but you can print the form here. Please review rules on PTA website for size, formats, and how to label and package artwork in your chosen category. If guidelines are not followed, artwork may be disqualified, unfortunately. Submissions are due no later than Tuesday, October 25th. Any questions, please contact Susan Botts at susanbotts07@gmail.com. How will you: Show your voice!

  • Thank you to those who supported our dine out at Chipotle on Tuesday night! Cooler weather means our next dine out is Panera (167 Danada Square East) on 11/15 from 4 to 8 pm with 20% coming back to the PTA! If ordering online for pickup- please use code FUND4U. Flyer (printed or digital copy) must be shown for Emerson to receive credit.

  • Find all of our meeting, event, and fundraiser information in our 2022- 2023 PTA Calendar

  • Connect with Emerson parents on FACEBOOK.