The Weekly Warrior

October 11, 2015

Week at a Glance

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PTO & Community Connection

Our wonderful PTO has agreed to offer 16 half scholarships for 6th grade students to attend White Pines. Also, a parent donor will pay four full scholarships! Wow

Field Trip Update-please remind students

White Pines money is due by October 23rd $150.00

Washington DC registration money is due by October 23rd $150.00 +RGP of $129.00, if the parents choose that option. It is a Refund Guarantee Policy

Tech Tip for Teachers-

#sd113a is wonderful way for us to connect within our District but there is a whole wide world of hashtags to explore! You can also add these to one of the tweets and get it to spread even further.

Try these:

#edtech – Technology in Education

#midleved – Middle Grades Education

#artsed – Art Education

#engchat – English Education

#mathchat – Math Education

#musedchat – Music Education

#sschat – Social Studies Education

#scichat – Science Education

#historyteacher – History Education

#physed – Physical Education


Have a question for Mr. B?

Use this form to submit questions and all of the will magically appear in one document for him to answer. Thank You


Use this form to recognize the #warriorpride we see in each other.

A HUGE thank you to Deb Jilek and Meg Ehn for being fully inclusive in their Advisory classes. I love collaborating with you and knowing my kids are well cared for and valued. Mrs. Altmann

Mary E. Thank you for all your wonderful work on clearing out one of the LRC rooms to that our staff can have a teacher sanctuary! (10/5/2015) Kim D.

Thank you Kim for helping me find 2 more computer carts for my lesson Tuesday and Wednesday this week! I was very grateful I ran into her in the hallway Monday morning! Mrs, Osmani

Extra Curricular Update

The cross country team did a great job in the Sectional race that took place this past weekend. The boys' team placed 5th out of 13 teams and the girls' team placed 6th. We will have two runners advance to the state meet on Saturday, Oct. 17th. Congratulations to Bridget McGuffin and Luke Bailey for making the cut for the state race! Good luck to them both!

Our girls varsity volleyball team finished their season with at the conference meet this past weekend and placed 3rd. Congrats to all of the JV and Varsity girls for a great season.

Girls JV cheerleading is looking for students to join the team. Please be sure to remind our 6th and 7th graders of this great opportunity to cheer on the basketball teams. Sign up is through the website.

Halloween Dance

Friday, Oct. 30th, 5-8pm

16100 West 127th Street

Lemont, IL

Dress up for the Dance and Chaperone the Night Away. We will have a Costume Competition for students and teachers if we have enough!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.