Prairie Point Panther Press

Newsletter for Prairie Point Elementary School

Friday December 18, 2015

Welcome to the Prairie Point Panther Press!

Polar Express visits 1st Grade

Toy Drive to support the Kendall County Food Pantry

Thank you for your generosity, the Toy Drive was a huge success!
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Lunch Menu Changes


Please note the following Lunch Menu changes:

Monday, January 4th - No Salads will be available

Tuesday, Janury 5th - Lunch Option A will be Pancakes, not French Toast Sticks

Free Winter Reading

Noetic Learning Math Contest

On Nov 13, 2015, twenty-three students from Prairie Point competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest. Students who participated were Brooke Abel, Noah Bush, Drew DiMonte, Adam Eloe, Jacqueline Engdahl, Eleanor Engel, Connor Franke, Nick Gates, Luke Giles, Jack Hawkins, Will Kelly, Angelina Morgano, Samuel Mundsinger, Brady Norwood, Jessica Paustenbach, Ella Schrader, Victoria Segarra, Stephanie Sendra, Tyler Stack, Emily Thomas, Troy Vosburgh, Madisen Waite, and Katie Woolley.


Noetic Learning Math Contest is a national mathematics contest for elementary and middle school students. The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math. More than 21,000 students representing 602 schools across the country took part in this fall’s contest.


The following students are our team winners.

First place-tie-Troy Vosburgh and Ella Schrader

Second place-Jack Hawkins

Third place-Stephanie Sendra

Ella Schrader and Troy Vosburgh won the National Honor Roll title. This title is awarded to approximately the top 10% of participating mathletes.


The following students received National Honorable Mention. This title is awarded to approximately the top 50% of participating mathletes.


Brooke Abel, Drew DiMonte, Adam Eloe, Jacqueline Engdahl, Eleanor Engel, Connor Franke, Nick Gates, Luke Giles, Jack Hawkins, Will Kelly, Sam Mundsinger, Brady Norwood, Victoria Segarra, Stephanie Sendra, Tyler Stack, Emily Thomas, Madisen Waite, and Katie Woolley.


Congratulations to all the winners! The contest results demonstrate our students’ great problem solving skills and math talents. They also show that our students can rise to the occasion and can meet the challenge. More detailed information about the Noetic Learning Math Contest can be found at: http://www.noetic-learning.com/mathcontest

P.E. Reminder

Dear Parents,


The P.E. Department would like to remind you to provide your child with a pair of gym shoes to be left at school. Now that winter is upon us, many students have missed P.E. due to having boots. It's also helpful if all students are able to tie their shoes. THANK YOU!

Save The Date - Bouncetown

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 from 4pm - 8pm

$3.00 per wristband purchased comes back to Prairie Point

Aramark Positions Available

Want to work close to home? A schedule that works for your kids? With lots of opportunities for advancement? Aramark Food Service is hiring in District 308!

For details visit

http://www.sd308.org/Page/8234 or call Kate Kloet at 630-636-4611.