Mariah White & Brittny Jordan are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Scavenger Hunt AM Session Time: Jul 8, 2020 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94560518893?pwd=Tmt4QmhQYkNlcmt1V3lVRzVxbFIrUT09 Meeting ID: 945 6051 8893 Password: 6gDUGT
Parents: Click here for resources focused on talking about race and racism with children: https://5il.co/hel8
Interested in joining Sesame Street as a family this Saturday as they teach children how to stand up to racism? Check out the details for more information at: https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/02/us/cnn-sesame-street-standing-up-to-racism/index.html
The District has made some changes to our summer meals program. Beginning Monday, June 8, 2020, we will be serving meals on Mondays and Thursdays only at each building from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Meals will be provided in a 5 day meal pack (five breakfast meals and five lunch meals) that are frozen and comes with a mixture of food that families can reheat in the oven or eat cold. Each child in the home up to the age of 18 may receive a meal pack. Milk will be also be provided. Reheating directions are included with every meal pack for those items that are served hot.
Families, you may view Algonquin's Preschool Celebration video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5XCNSTZO6s
Families: Please click on this link to find out about "Family Book Packs" available to SD163 families: https://5il.co/gqwl
Shoutout to Ms. Malinis from Areonna and Mom: Areonna would like to thank Ms. Malinis for being a great and fun teacher. Also, I, Mom, would like to thank all staff and what you guys are doing during this time! Thanks for everything. Sending a virtual hug from Areonna and family!
Families of Students Going to Kindergarten in August: The staff at Algonquin wants to put together a video that honors and celebrates all of our students who will be leaving us in June and heading on to Kindergarten in August. If you have a child who will be starting Kindergarten in August, please click on the link below for more information about sending a picture of your child to his/her teacher. The deadline for submitting pictures is Friday, May 15th.
Families: Please enjoy a special video message from the staff at Algonquin. We miss you so very much! https://animoto.com/play/7QwFneztLC7NMlMwZcNU0g
Happy Earth Day! Check out "The Earth Book" read-aloud by Todd Parr. https://youtu.be/lpEc5nHqO2c What are you doing to help protect and show love to our planet? #KeepLearning #EarthDay2020
Get ready for Virtual Spirit Days, students! Next Tuesday and Thursday, all families and staff are invited to participate in spirit days. Tuesday will be Sports Day (support your favorite sport/team during their suspension; this can include students' sports as well). Thursday will be Algonquin School Spirit Day (wear an Algonquin shirt (or) anything that represent our school's colors: red/yellow). Be sure to take pictures and send them to your teachers! #ElevateExcellence #SchoolSpirit
Message from Ms. Malinis: Hello to all my friends! I know we are all happy to spend some extra time with our families, but I miss you all so much! I miss our daily hugs, our story times together, riding bikes in the gym, dancing and singing with Jack Hartmann, and working together to be the best class ever! I know each and every day you are continuing to make me proud and I will be so happy to hear about all the fun you had learning with your families! I would LOVE to see some pictures of you working hard at home during this time we aren’t together! Give yourself a big hug from me and remember that I love you all and I hope to see you soon! Ms. Malinis
Message from Ms. Cristelli: Good morning friends! I wanted to start today by saying how much I miss all of you. I had no idea that after saying goodbye to you last week, I wouldn't see you again for a few weeks. I miss saying Hi to each one of you, but most of all, I miss your hugs and ability to make me laugh without even trying. I love you all and I hope to see each and every one of you very soon. While working on your at-home learning activities, have fun! Parents: please feel free to send me photos or videos of your child learning at home.
Message from Mrs. Rowland: Good morning... I would love to see my kiddos each and every day, So please flood my inbox with tons of pictures...what do you say? I miss your smiling faces and the laughter in your voice, Not being at school, was neither of our choice. So keep practicing your colors, numbers and ABCs, Learning is important...wouldn't you agree? I hope this time goes by real fast, Until we all see each other when we meet again in class! Be safe and miss you all, Mrs. Rowland
Message from Ms. Elmore: Good morning to all my friends, this is Ms. Elmore. I was in our class the other day and it was so empty and quiet that I missed all of your conversations with each other. I missed greeting each of you as you came to sign in for the day. I would love for you to write me a Hello Ms. Elmore note and sign it for me. If you and your family have time in your busy I would love a picture of you and your note. Missing you guys, Ms. E
Message from Ms. Davis: Good morning! I wish we were together singing our morning meeting songs! I am missing your smiles, fist bumps, high fives, and hugs! I miss watching you play with your friends, learn new things , hearing you sing our learning songs, watching you dance, hearing your laugh, and covering you up at nap time. I hope you are doing your at-home learning activities with a grown up or big brother or sister. Remember it is important to keep learning while we are out of school. You need to keep getting your brain ready for kindergarten! Be a good listener and remember one of our classroom rules...”Always do your best!” Have a great day! Love-Ms.Davis
Good evening Algonquin families! Thank you for your flexibility today with the plumbing issue. This message is to alert you that school will resume tomorrow at the regularly scheduled time at Algonquin. We look forward to welcoming students.
Just a reminder that there is no school for students on November 7, 8, and 11. However, we welcome all families to Parent-Teacher Conferences on November 7th from 2:00-5:00 PM & 6:00-8:00 PM as well as on November 8th from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM.
Families: Please find attached community, employment, and training resources: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l9Hf7KpAfEl-N6sYdcp-IoNBqHshhhp6/view?usp=sharing
Ms. Renee and her team are preparing for Harvest Fest at Algonquin school on Oct. 30 from 4:00-5:00 PM. There will be an Escape room, Mouse Trap game,Taffy Apple making, Glow in the dark Slime, a costume contest and much more! Flyers are going home with students on Tuesday.
Remember that our first Early Childhood Network event is Tuesday night at 6:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you for an exciting evening.
Families: Please join us for our first Family Playgroup of the school year tomorrow from either 9:30-10:30 AM or 1:30-2:30 PM. Families who attend will be able to participate in activities together, share a light snack, and be entered into a raffle for prizes. We hope to see you!
Thank you to all the families who came out to open house tonight at Algonquin. It was a pleasure spending time with each one of you. The winner for the raffle will be announced on Thursday. #elevatingexcellence
Algonquin Families: Remember to put our Open House on your calendar for next Wednesday, September 18th from 6:00-7:00 PM. While you are there, be sure to enter our raffle for the chance to win a prize. #elevatingexcellence #openhouse #welookforwardtoseeingyou
Congratulations to Ms. Foertsch's and Ms. Lendi's classes for having over 85% perfect attendance last week. #AttendanceMatters #KeepUpTheGreatWork #ElevatingExcellence
#AttendanceMatters - We are working towards a 95% or higher attendance rate. For all students who have a 95% or higher attendance rate for the month of September will be entered into a raffle to win a family prize. #elevatingexcellence
Our Word on the Street this week is kindness. Families, ask your children how they are showing kindness to others this week. #elevatingexcellence #establishingacaringcommunity
Families, mark your calendars for September 18th. Algonquin will host its annual Open House from 6:00-7:00 PM. We look forward to meeting you. #elevatingexcellence
We have half-day and full-day openings in our preschool program. Please call Mrs. Hughes at 708-668-9202 to schedule a preschool screening appointment.
We are looking forward to welcoming students to Algonquin on Wednesday, August 21st. #elevatingexcellence #firstdayofschool #preschool