Family School Partnership News

Your 157c Parent Teacher Organization

Next FSP Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 6th!

We can't believe Spring is just around the corner!!!

Join us for our next FSP meeting on Tuesday, March 6th in the District Office Boardroom at Grand Prairie. Meeting will begin at 9:30am.

We are looking for people to join the FSP board and chair events for the 2018-2019 school year. Stop by to see what it's all about and how you can help make the coming school year a great success!

***FSP Spirit Day is scheduled for Friday, March 9th. Show your tiger pride!!!

What's Going On?

Grand Prairie Spring Book Fair - March 5th - 9th

The Spring Grand Prairie Book Fair will run from March 5th - March 9th at Grand Prairie. Students will be able to shop/visit the book fair during their library time.

Family Night will take place on Tuesday, March 6th from 5:30-8:00pm. The Book Fair will be open for your shopping convenience during this time. GP teachers and staff will have fun literacy activities from 5:30-7:00pm. Be sure to join us for a fun-filled evening!

See attached flyer for additional details.

We do need your help to run the book fair. Please consider volunteering your time by signing up for a time slot via the Signup Genius link below.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the GP Book Fair!

Hickory Creek Book Fair - March 14th through March 16th

Please join us for the Hickory Creek Spring Book Fair on Wednesday, March 14th - Friday, March 16th. Hickory Creek classrooms will visit the fair during their math advisory times- double check with your student on exact date/times.

The book fair will also also be open during the FSP ‘Around the World’ event on Thursday, March 15th, from 5:30pm-8pm. Be sure to come out and support the District 157C families who will be presenting/representing countries from around the world. There will be food trucks, prizes, raffles, and more!

Interested in helping with the fair?

Hickory Creek Spring Book Fair

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Around the World - Wednesday, March 14th at Hickory Creek

We invite all District 157C families to join us for an amazing "Around the World" event on Thursday, March 15th from 5:30-8:00PM at Hickory Creek. Come experience the traditions and cultures of over 21 countries; feast on delectable dishes from a variety of countries and just have an all around great evening with family and friends. Did we mention there would be raffles, door prizes, a green screen and so much more! You don't want to miss it!

If you have any questions please reach out to the "Around the World" team:

Kris McGuire - Chairperson

Hana Yassin - Country Coordinator

Julie Kreyenbuehl - ELL Liason

We look forward to seeing you on the 15th!

SCRIPP Gift Card Delivery

SCRIPP Gift Card orders will be distributed on Tuesday, March 6th at Grand Prairie Family Night. Thank you to all who supported this FSP fundraiser!
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Shopping amazon?

If you shop online, please consider signing up for Amazon Smile via the link below. There is no cost to you and a portion of eligible purchases comes back to the Frankfort School District 157-C Family School.

Check out the NEW FSP Website

The new FSP website has launched and is full of great information about FSP and upcoming events. Go check it out at

If you have any problems, questions, or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to the FSP directly at .

SAVE THE DATE! Earth Day Donation Drive is April 21st

Tis' the season to go through your belongings and clear out some space for the new. If you find yourself preparing to donate a bag or two, consider setting aside some things for our annual Earth Day Donation Drive on April 21st. For every bag we donate, the FSP will receive reimbursement from Savers Thrift Store. We are happy to take all sorts of items including: clothing and shoes, toys, accessories, books, small electrical items, knick knacks, media, small furniture pieces and kitchen items.

Thank you, in advance, for your donation!

Everyday What To Know

Upcoming FSP Hot Lunch and Smoothie Days

March Hot Lunches are:

Tuesday, 20th - Chelsea

Wednesday, 21st - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 22nd - Grand Prairie

April Hot Lunches are:

Tuesday, 10th - Chelsea

Wednesday, 11th - Hickory Creek

Thursday, 12th - Grand Prairie

April Smoothie Days are:

Friday, 6th - Chelsea

Friday, 13th - Hickory Creek

Friday, 20th - Grand Prairie

Regular Lunch Volunteers at Grand Prairie and Chelsea for February & March! We need your help!

FSP is looking for daily lunch volunteers. The signup genius links for Grand Prairie & Chelsea can be found below. The children love to see familiar faces in the lunchroom everyday. Please consider picking a day to come in and help. Thank you for your support!


Grand Praire Gold/Green Lunchroom

Grand Prairie Purple Lunchroom


Hot Lunch & Smoothie Volunteers Needed!

FSP has 10 hot lunches scheduled and 6 smoothie days scheduled to help cover our Family Nights and Teacher Appreciation Week events. We are looking for help to distribute on these scheduled days at each school. Please see the signup genius links so you can signup to volunteer.

Grand Prairie Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

Chelsea Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

Hickory Creek Hot Lunch Volunteer Signup

April Hot Lunch and Smoothie Sales - Order by March 15th

Hot Lunch sales and smoothie sales are on-line now!

You can find the entire hot lunch and smoothie schedule with the menus and booster that is sponsoring that lunch on the 157c website in the Virtual Backpack under Boosters.

Purchases are done on Rev-Trak and you can purchase lunches up until the 15th of the month prior. April Hot Lunches and Smoothies can be purchased now until March 15th! No cash will be accepted on the day of.

Remind 101 FOR 157c Booster Events - Have you signed up?

If you would like that extra reminder via text the day of or the night before you can now sign up for the 157c Boosters Remind 101. This will include reminders for Booster events like Hot Lunch as well as Family Nights and Fundraisers. To get these reminders please send a text with the following: @157cb to: 81010

Next FSP Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, March 6th, 9:30am

10480 Nebraska Street

Frankfort, IL

Everyone is welcome to come to the FSP meeting. This is where we discuss upcoming events and hot topics. The FSP Board is always present as well as the 157c Superintendent, Grand Prairie Principal, Chelsea Principal, and Hickory Creek Principal.

Your input is encouraged. We hold two meetings a year in the evening to allow working parents to join in.

About 157-c Family School Partnership (FSP)

We are the 157c Parent Teacher Organization. We are non-profit. We provide free family events as well as parent support, teacher appreciation, assembly funds, and curriculum enrichment. All parents with students in 157c are encouraged to help us. We can only do as much as we can with the volunteers that help. If you prefer not to support our fundraisers you can always support us by donating to our un-fundraiser. You can do this via Rev-Trak under FSP.

FSP meets monthly on the first Tuesday.

School Calendars

Since changes may be made to the calendars, please remember to update your iCal file periodically.

March 5, 2018 Booster E-Blast