News From the Nest - April 12th
Graham Elementary School
April 12, 2019
16 Skate Night at Aurora Skate Center 6 – 8PM
17 PTA Meeting 9:30AM, Dr. Karen Sullivan, Guest Speaker
19 No School, Kdg – 12th Grade
23 4th Grade Fieldtrip to Builta, Author Kathleen Applegate
24 1st Grade Literature Night 5:30PM
26 Birthday Books in the LMC
Dear Graham Families,
Good news to share! A few classrooms from the Prairie Children’s Preschool will be moving over to Graham. You will be hearing more about opportunities in the next few weeks. If you are interested in this preschool opportunity for your future Falcon, please look for the flyer coming home today or early next week.
ILLINOIS ASSESSMENT OF READINESS (IAR)
Our first week of testing went very well. A big thank you to all our hardworking students for their efforts. Next week students in Grades 3, 4, and 5 will take the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) assessment on Monday and Wednesday. Testing and makeups will be completed April 19th. We have enjoyed a fun Spirit Week
GRAHAM SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS
Today we had the opportunity to appreciate our parent volunteers. Thank you for all you do for the students of Graham School. You truly are STARS!
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:
Graham: NanoBeasts STEM & Robotics
ATTENTION PARENTS WITH INCOMING KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS
If you have a child who will be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2019, he or she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year. We are pleased to offer ALL-DAY kindergarten for your child.*
Indian Prairie District 204 elementary schools are now in the process of pre-registration for incoming kindergarten students.
*Please contact your principal if you have questions about attending a half-day of kindergarten or criteria for early entrance through the Acceleration Act.
Please call (630-428-6900) or stop by the Graham School Office for further information.
Reminders and Requests:
When calling in your child’s attendance or late arrival, please call the 24 hour absent line 630-428-6900, option 3.
Please remember to use the grade level shelf in the foyer when dropping off a forgotten item or bringing in lunch. Additionally please include your child’s name and classroom teacher on a sticky note, if the child’s name is not clearly visible on the item.
There are already items in the Lost and Found collection that are looking for ‘home’. If your child is missing an item, please feel free to come and look through the items.
Have a safe, relaxing and enjoyable Spring Break!