Ferson Creek eNews

October 14, 2022

Upcoming Dates

October

Wednesday, October 26th -Early Release, elementary dismissed at 2:10 pm

Wednesday, October 26th - MOD Pizza Fundraiser

Monday, October 31st Halloween -Parade @1:45


November

Friday, November 4th - End of 1st Trimester

Monday, November 7th -School Improvement Day, No school for students

Tuesday, November 8th - Election Day Holiday, No school for students

Wednesday, November 9th - California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser 11 am-9 pm

Friday, November 11th - Veterans Day assembly 9:00 am

Monday, November 21st - Friday November 25th - No School for Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, November 30th - Early release, elementary dismissed at 2:10 pm

Wednesday, November 30th -Crumbl Cookie Fundraiser 3-6 pm

From the Principal

Thank you for all of the planning for tonight's FEARson Trick or Treating event. The doors look awesome and we are so excited to have families here for some Halloween fun!


Below you will see two flyers regarding Big Hearts of Fox Valley. Ferson is helping 25 D303 families this holiday season. If you are interested in supporting this organization, there are a few ways to help. Please see the second flyer for collection dates, donation ideas, and if you click the flyer you will be directed to the PushCoin page where you can make a general donation to the cause.


Today 4th Grade had the opportunity to welcome St. Charles Mayor Lora Vitek for a special presentation on local government. Mayor Vitek shared her experience as the mayor, key roles of her job, and ways students can get involved in their community. Uniquely, our students took time to answer questions that Mayor Vitek asked of them. Our students were an amazing audience! They were attentive, great listeners, and asked thoughtful questions. It was such a wonderful experience for our students!


Enjoy your weekend!

Kristy McKnight

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K-A-T 2022

Thank you to Mrs. Naatz, Nora, Wren, and Hunter for carrying our banner at the Kick-A-Thon last Friday!
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Chess Club

Chess Club will meet Monday after school.
PTO October Newsletter

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Halloween at Ferson Creek

Halloween is just around the corner! We will celebrate Halloween on Monday, October 31st. This year, we will hold our Halloween parade outside at 1:45 pm. Parents are welcome to view the parade from the blacktop area behind the school. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will move to the gym. Classroom celebrations will take place after the parade. While wearing costumes is optional, there are a few guidelines:


  • Props representing weapons are not allowed.
  • Students should not wear costumes which promote gore, violence, or inappropriate imagery.
  • No costume face coverings or masks can be worn.



October 31st – Classroom Celebrations

Pre-arranged volunteers should plan to sign in and have their license scanned, and get their visitor’s badges just prior to the start of the classroom celebrations. Our celebrations are scheduled from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM.

Veterans Day Assembly

We are excited to welcome back our in-person Veterans Day assembly. This year we will be celebrating Veterans Day on November 11th! Veterans Day is a day set aside to honor American veterans of all wars. Many of us know or have known men and women in our families or friends who have served in the armed forces to defend our country. This year we would like to take time to honor these individuals by acknowledging their time served and to honor them at an assembly beginning at 9:00 am on that day.


If there is a veteran that you would like to recognize by having them included in our Veterans Day video, please email our LRC director Renee Ignoffo at sharon.ignoffo@d303.org. In your email, please include your child's name, the veteran's name, the veteran's relation to your child, a picture of the veteran, and branch of the military. Please send all pictures to Mrs. Ignoffo no later than Tuesday, November 1st.


If your child has someone in your family, or a friend of your family, who they would like to invite to attend our assembly please rsvp to Audrey Hughes at audrey.hughes@d303.org, no later than Friday, November 4th so that we can plan accordingly.

Big Hearts of Fox Valley Week

Big Hearts of Fox Valley Week will be celebrated throughout the City of

St. Charles the week of October 10-16th!


Big Hearts of Fox Valley is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization making a difference in our own community by brightening the lives of D303 children affected by financial hardship at Christmas time and throughout the school year.


Please bring in a NEW unwrapped toy or board game during this week to show your support for D303 kids in need. Each school will be collecting these items for the annual Big Hearts Toy Drive. We also encourage you to wear RED on Friday to help raise awareness for Big Hearts of Fox Valley.


To learn more about Big Hearts of Fox Valley and to make a much needed donation visit their website at bigheartsfv.org.


Thank you for helping to make Christmases brighter, winters warmer and every day easier for kids in need in D303.

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