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Weekly Message- January 28, 2019

Reported by david_worst@ipsd.org on 1/29/19

Hello Spring Brook Parents –

Attendance and Tardy Reminder

Thanks to all who have been making it into school before the last morning bell. Just a reminder that students should be in their classrooms by 9:05 a.m. (9:15 a.m. on Wednesdays) in order to avoid being issued a tardy slip. Students arriving after the 9:05 a.m. bell (9:15 a.m. on Wednesdays) will be given a tardy slip as they enter the building and marked tardy for the day. After the front door closes, a parent or guardian will need to escort the student into the main office and sign the student in.



If your student will be absent from school, please call the Spring Brook Attendance Line at 630.428.6610 either in advance of your student's absence or before school hours on the day of your student's absence. If your child will be absent due to illness, we ask that you please report any flu-like symptoms (fever over 100 degrees, head ache, body aches, vomiting, etc).



The Indian Prairie Board of Education recognizes that regular attendance and arriving to school on time are vital to a student's success in school. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential if a student is to make use of the educational opportunities that Spring Brook School offers. We thank you in advance for your attention to your child's punctuality and regular school attendance.​——

Kindergarten Orientation Date Change

The date for Kindergarten Orientation has been changed from February 13 to April 10. Pre-registration for incoming Kindergarten students will be sent in the near future.

Bingo for Books

BINGO for BOOKS is this Wednesday, January 30, from 6:30-8:00 pm. This is always a FUN-filled event with lots of great prizes including Kindle Fires and Amazon Echo devices. Every child will go home with a book!



Please see the following signup link to volunteer: http://signup.com/go/nirrzmA



We need your help to make this event a success!



Calling all Box Tops for Education!!

We will be wrapping up our winter Box Tops contest on January 31st. Every completed collection sheet returned to school by the 31st will be entered into a prize raffle for a chance to win a free Oberweis ice cream cone. Prizes will be awarded in February. The more sheets submitted, the more chances your child has to win. Be sure your child’s name and class is on the collection sheet, Ziploc bag, or envelope.



So far this year we’ve earned over $600 for Spring Brook! Please keep collecting Box Tops as an easy way to fundraise for our great school.



For further questions or prize donations for our next contest, please contact Amy Sullivan at dockwa@yahoo.com.

Teaching Assistant Recruitment

Do you have a Bachelor's Degree? Or an Associate's Degree? Or 60 semester hours of college coursework? You could be a Teaching Assistant with District 204. Teaching Assistants are perfect if you want to work full-time school hours and receive benefits. The District is now accepting applications, screening applicants and hiring individuals to start right away. To learn more (link to attached pdf) or to apply now (www.ipsd.org/careers.aspx).

Adult Social

Exciting News....Early bird pricing for the Adult Social has been extended through Friday, Feb 1st!



We have a super fun night planned and will be auctioning off some great items which include: Northwestern Football tickets, White Sox tickets, Kyle Schwarber signed baseball, 2 Spring Brook parking spots, Breckenridge membership, Zoom Whitening package, museum tickets, brunch at Meson Sabika, Wilson Golf Clubs and kids packages including Funtopia, Ultimate Ninjas, Glow Zone & Bowlero. PLUS so much more!!



We will also have a professional photographer to capture your 2019 Prom Memories!



The event will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Nevin’s Brewing Company. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we look forward to seeing everyone!



Purchase your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-brooks-5th-annual-adult-social-tickets-51160419191

Third-Party Educational Programs

The following companies have rented space in our schools to offer an after-school educational program for students. The distribution of this material is in no way an endorsement of programs, services, activities or products by District 204. For more information about the programs listed below, visit:

Spring Brook: DuPage Inside Out Club

Spring Brook: Illinois Chess Teacher's Chess Club

Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, January 30 Bingo for Books – 6:30-8:00 PM

Thursday, February 7 Open House – 6:00-7:00 PM

Thursday, February 14 Kids Heart Challenge

Friday, February 18 No School – Presidents’ Day



Have a great week! - Dave











Box Tops ( pdf)

TA recruitment Ad ( pdf)

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