Compass Connections

April 17, 2022

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Chess & Board Games Club - Mon., 4/18, 4:15-5:15 pm in Rm 145
  • Learn to knit or crochet during lunch/flex in preparation for Compass Cares event - Tues., 4/19, in Rm 140
  • Culinary Club - Tues., 4/19, 4:15-5:15 pm in Rm 143
  • Speaker Series - Wed., 4/20 (see below)
  • Learn to knit or crochet during lunch/flex in preparation for Compass Cares event - Thurs., 4/21, in Rm 140
  • Yearbook Club - Thurs., 4/21, 4:00-5:00 pm in Rm 145
  • Book & Movie Club - Thurs., 4/21, 4:15-5:15 pm in Rm 140
  • Compass College Night - Tues., 5/3, 6:00-7:30 pm in Rm 140 (see below)
  • Compass End-of-Year Celebration - Fri., 5/13, 4:00-8:00 pm (see below)
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COMPLETE YOUR DAILY LUNCH ORDER, OR COMPLETE YOUR ENTIRE ORDER FOR THE WEEK, BY CLICKING THE BOX BELOW AND MAKING YOUR SELECTION BY 9:45 A.M. MONDAY MORNING.

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THE COMPASS ACADEMY END-OF-YEAR CELEBRATION - PLAN TO ATTEND!

On Friday, May 13th, we will be hosting a celebratory picnic for Compass students and families to recognize our graduating seniors and their accomplishments, commemorate the close of our inaugural year, and to engage in fellowship with our Compass community. There will be food, fun, and prizes, so all students and families should plan to attend! More information will be shared soon. If you would like to help plan this event, please contact Karen Eutsler by emailing karen.eutsler@d303.org.

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BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE - DROP DONATIONS IN THE BOX INSIDE DOOR 1

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SPEAKER SERIES

Encourage your student to take advantage of the weekly opportunities we provide for them to interact with people from various careers! If your student is considering a career in business, have them register for the morning session in this week's Speaker Series. In the afternoon session, students who register will learn about what's involved in a career in marketing.


  • Wednesday (4/20), 10:30-11:15 am: Kristin Blumenschein, Business Project Manager (REGISTER HERE)
  • Wednesday (4/20), 2:30-3:15 pm: Sarah Sabet, Marketing Coordinator (REGISTER HERE)

COMPASS CARES EVENT FOR APRIL - BLANKETS FOR PROJECT LINUS

The blanket-making continues at Compass! Student volunteers have been knitting, crocheting, and hand-tying blankets for our Compass Cares event, which will happen later this month. In case you aren't aware, Project Linus is a nonprofit organization with these two goals: 1) provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through gifts of new handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer "blanketeers," and 2) provide a rewarding and fun service opportunity for interested individuals and groups in local communities, for the benefit of children.

JOB SHADOWING OPPORTUNITIES IN ST. CHARLES

Many Compass Academy students are actively engaged in shadowing in this program, and others have already completed their experience. If your student hasn't taken advantage of this opportunity yet, encourage them to do so! In the city's career pathway job shadow program, Compass students can shadow people in many career fields, including engineering, communications, accounting, firefighting, law enforcement, construction, and vehicle maintenance.


Interested students should complete the Registration Form and return it to Ms. Ohlson at Compass Academy.

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