Lori Colbert
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
8 days ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Parents: Click here for resources focused on talking about race and racism with children: https://5il.co/hel8
24 days ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families, you may view Algonquin's Preschool Celebration video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5XCNSTZO6s
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: Please click on this link to find out about "Family Book Packs" available to SD163 families: https://5il.co/gqwl
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families of students moving on to Kindergarten: Save the date for "Camp Learn-a-Lot," our summer school program that will be offered August 3-13. We will either be on site at Algonquin or remain virtual, depending on updates from the Governor. Stay tuned for more information.
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you for participating in Algonquin's weekly Scavenger Hunt, Lucas and Alonso! Keep up the great work!
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We love and miss your beautiful smile, Lola! And thank you to our amazing students who continue to show school spirit. We miss you all so very much. #TeamAlgonquin
about 1 month ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to Nehemiah and Sincere for being the big winners during this week's Family Playgroup Scavenger Hunt. They received McDonald's for lunch this afternoon. Congratulations, boys! We hope you enjoyed your lunch. We miss you both at Algonquin. Keep on learning!
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We love your camouflage pants for Spirit Day, Daniel! Thank you for participating today. We miss you and your sweet smile.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Today is Camouflage Day and Zoe did an amazing job showing animals blending in to a tree outdoors. Way to go, Zoe! We love your creativity. Keep up the great work.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Are you interested in attending an online dance party with Koo Koo Kanga Roo? Join them this Thursday, May 14th at 11:00 AM for some energetic fun. Click on the flyer for additional information.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Check out Jacob's at-home learning center! Wow! We can see how hard you are working. Keep up the great work. We miss seeing you at Algonquin and look forward to you returning in the future.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to Christopher and Lucas for their continued at-home learning and school spirit! We miss seeing you both at Algonquin. We're proud of the work you continue to do at home.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please join us for our Friday virtual Scavenger Hunt! Today you will need to gather a few of your favorite books for the hunt. Take a picture of your Scavenger Hunt and send it to your teacher! Have a great Friday, everyone!
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you to Mason, Monroe, and Zoe for showing Algonquin Pride today (as well as practicing letter writing). You and your awesome smiles are missed at Algonquin so much. Keep up the great work at home!
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to Kennedy, Jacob, Anjana, Layla, and Aiden for showing us awesome learning at home and your school spirit! We miss all of you so very much and are proud of the work you are doing.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to Kai and Noah for their awesome at-home learning (and super sweet message). We miss you, boys! Keep up the great work.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We've got SPIRIT, yes we do! We've got SPIRIT, how 'bout you? Show us your School Spirit from this week (Cinco de Mayo on Tuesday and Algonquin Pride today). #VirtualSchoolSpirit #TeamAlgonquin
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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!
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Great job, Lucas and Alonzo, for a job well done last Friday on your Inventor/Invention Scavenger Hunt. You both found a lot of items! We are so proud of you. Keep up the great work.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Be sure to join #TeamAlgonquin for Spirit Days on Tuesday, May 5th (Cinco de Mayo) and Thursday, May 7th (Algonquin Pride). Don't forget to send your child's teacher a picture! Click on the image below for details.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We had so much fun at this past week's Virtual Family Playgroup...you do not want to miss our next one. Join us on Wed., May 6 at either 11:00 AM or 2:00 PM for a game of Simon Says and Where's My Alphabet. Click on the flyer before for more info & check our News for Zoom info.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Adesoji drew pictures while listening to music with a slow, medium, and fast tempo. Can you guess which pictures were drawn at each of the music's tempo? Kudos to you, Adesoji...your drawings of Batman, Wolverine, and Superman are awesome. #KeepLearning
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We are delighted to see Adan enjoying the sunshine today...while reading a book (in his awesome shades). Keep up the great work, Adan. We miss seeing you at Algonquin everyday. #KeepLearning
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you, Monroe, for support Autism Awareness Month yesterday and for always being so kind to others. We miss you and all of our friends at Algonquin. Stay safe and keep learning at home with Mason.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: Are you ready for our weekly all-school Scavenger Hunt on Friday, May 1st? Click on the image below to find items in and around your home focused on inventors/inventions. Take a picture of your child with the items you have found and have send it to his/her teacher.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
"In a world where you can be anything, be kind." (Jennifer Dukes Lee) April is Autism Awareness Month and today we ended the month by celebrating our friends and family members with autism by wearing kindness shirts and/or colors that represent autism. #KindnessMatters #Autism
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Between Spirit Days, Social Emotional Learning videos, and learning...Algonquin's students know how to bring it! Thank you to Ruby, Jacob, Dianne, Joshua, and Mikey for sending us pictures this week. #KeepLearning #TeamAlgonquin
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to Archie, Journey, Joshua Was., Joshua Wat., Isaiah, Ruby, Kennedy, Amelia, Jacob, Willie, Mason, Monroe, London, Bella, Zoe, Kamdyn, Anjana, Tommy, Josiah, Madisyn, De'Avi, La'Nia, Ashley, Zayah, and Adesoji for joining us in our virtual Family Playgroup yesterday.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Good morning! Our friends at Sesame Street want to share an important message about "Face Covering Do's and Don'ts." Please click on the attached image for more information. #StaySafe
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: Park Forest's Village Hall is distributing free masks to all residents on Friday, May 1st between the hours of 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Stay well!
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We love the awesome work from Kamdyn and Monroe! Thank you, boys, for sharing your excellent activities with us. #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Happy Workout Day from the staff at Algonquin! Students and Families: What are you doing today for Spirit Day? The sun is brightly shining outside! Take a picture that represents exercise and send it to your child's teacher. We look forward to seeing you. #VirtualSpiritDay
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin students and families: We had SO much FUN on our car parade this morning. It was absolutely awesome to see your smiling faces. Thank you for brightening up our day. We miss you so very much.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
This week's Virtual Spirit Days include "Work Out Day" on Tuesday, April 28th and "Autism Awareness Day" on Thursday, April 30th. Please look at the attached picture for more information. Send a picture of your child's school spirit to his/her teacher. #VirtualSchoolSpirit
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: Please enjoy a special video message from the staff at Algonquin. We miss you so very much! https://animoto.com/play/7QwFneztLC7NMlMwZcNU0g
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please join us for our first virtual Family Playgroup session on Wednesday, April 29th at 12:00 PM. More details can be found on the attached flyer as well as under the "News" section on Algonquin's website. We hope to "see" you there!
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Between the at-home learning, helping the earth by turning off the water while brushing teeth, and the amazing hats for our virtual spirit day...Algonquin's students continue to show how awesome they are! #KeepLearning #YouAreMissed
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Happy Hat Day! The students and staff are showing their school spirit with a variety of fun hats today. #VirtualSchoolSpirit #HatDay #TeamAlgonquin
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you to Jacob, Nehemiah, Israel, and Amelia for showing us their school spirit and amazing learning opportunities at home this week. We miss your smiling faces at Algonquin. #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to Madisyn, Zoe, Mason, Monroe, Areonna, Dianne, Sofia, and all of the staff who participated in today's Mismatch Virtual Spirit Day! You did a great job and are missed so very much! #TeamAlgonquin #VirtualSpiritDay
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We've got spirit...yes we do! Staff at Algonquin are enjoying getting in on the school spirit today with mismatched clothing and accessories. Students...how are you showing school spirit today? Send your teacher a picture of your mismatched outfit. #VirtualSchoolSpirit #Mismatch
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We see you and your awesome number writing skills, Christopher! You are doing a great job and we are so proud of you. We miss you! #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please join us for Virtual Spirit Days on Tuesday (mismatched day) and Thursday (hat day) of this week. We look forward to seeing pictures of students showing off their school spirit. #TeamAlgonquin #VirtualSchoolSpirit
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Happy Spring Break to all of Algonquin's families! Thank you to Zoe, Mikey, Madisyn, and Daniel for sending us pictures of your #SchoolSpirit and #AtHomeLearning from this past week. We miss everyone so very much...and we wish all of you a wonderful and safe Spring Break.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The "Mentos and Pop" challenge is always a fun one! Thank you to the boys for giving us step-by-step pictures of their at-home science experiment. Hmm...if you were to do this experiment again, what might you do different? #KeepLearning #EarlyScientists
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The students at Algonquin continue to work hard at home. Thank you to Bella, Kennedy, Anjana, and Aiden for showcasing your at-home learning this week. We are so excited to see what you are doing. #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin's teachers also enjoying getting into school spirit. Mrs. Pierce and her children enjoyed Superhero/Princess Day and Favorite Stuffed Animal Day at home this week.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The spirit keeps on coming in for this week's virtual spirit days. Kudos to Caiden, Anjana, Aiden, and Bella for showing their awesome superhero gear and favorite stuffed animals. Algonquin appreciates and misses you.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin's virtual spirit days continue to be fun and successful! Ryan dressed up as an outstanding superhero on Tuesday...and participating in today's "favorite stuffed animal day" are Joshua, Ruby, and Zoe! Your stuffed animals look like they are loved. Thank you for participating.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
What an outstanding job Julius is doing with his at-home learning! We appreciate your hard work (and amazing smile). #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin had some amazing superheroes and princesses for our virtual spirit day yesterday! Thank you to Mikey, Aria, Aubrey, Joshua, and Madisyn for these awesome pictures! #Superhero #Princess #SpiritDay
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Good morning! Remember that Virtual Spirit Days for Algonquin are every Tuesday and Thursday. Show us your school spirit today by representing your favorite Superhero (or) Princess! We look forward to seeing pictures today.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to Joshua and Daniel for working hard at home this week. We appreciate all that you are doing. #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you to Zoe, Fernanda, Seric, and Ruby for continuing their at-home learning each and every day. From the scavenger hunts and gross motor to the creative play and reading...we are so grateful for all that is going on at home. #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to Monroe, Mason, Kennedy, and Jacob rocked their favorite colors, learning, and pajamas this week! We appreciate each of you for persevering at home. #KeepLearning
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Hector, Aiden, Zimayah, and Anjana look amazing in their pajamas as they celebrated Pajama Day this week. We love the smiles and participation!! #PajamaDay
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Lucas, Alonzo, Karter, Ruby, and De'Avi sported their pajamas for our virtual spirit day earlier this week! And De'Avi even had a cooking lesson with her family. Wow!! #KeepLearning #PajamaDay #VirtualSpiritDay
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Between our virtual pajama day and continued at-home learning, Algonquin's students continue to shine! Thank you to Saul, Daniel, Christopher, and Adan for sending us awesome pictures today. #KeepLearning #ElevateExcellence
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We love your puzzle skills, Zoe! Keep up the great work. #KeepLearning #ElevateExcellence
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to Anjana, Kennedy, and Joshua for the awesome at-home learning activities they are doing. Keep up the great work; we know you are working hard! #KeepLearning #ElevateExcellence
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
...and the learning continues! Thank you to Noah, Aiden, Raigan, and Zimayah for using their creativity and imagination with at-home learning. #KeepLearning #ElevateExcellence
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you, Kyran, for your hard at-home work. We miss your smiling face at Algonquin. #KeepLearning
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you, Zoe, for showing off your school spirit (with that amazing smile you always wear) and your hard work with at-home learning. We miss you and are so proud of the practice you are doing at home. #KeepLearning
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you to Areonna, Saul (and his sister), and William for brightening our day with a wave, video message, and virtual hug. Words cannot express how much we miss seeing our Algonquin students. We're sending waves, shout outs, and hugs to all of our students.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Another day of virtual spirit and learning among students from Algonquin! Pictured here are Ruby and Nehemiah in their Algonquin spirit wear as well as Kamelo working hard with his older sister at home. #KeepLearning #ElevateExcellence #WeMissYou
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to Joshua and Mikey for continuing at-home learning each day. Algonquin is so proud of you boys...keep up the great work! #KeepLearning #AtHomeLearning #ElevateExcellence #TeamAlgonquinSD163
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you, Jacob and Nehemiah, for showing off your awesome sports gear for our Virtual Spirit Day. You both look great!
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
A few more pictures from yesterday's Virtual Sports Spirit Day! Thank you, Willie, Jadeline, and Zoe for participating. You look great!
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin's preschoolers are working HARD! Thank you, Gabriel and Ahnias, for all of the at-home learning activities you are working on. We greatly miss all of our students and look forward to seeing you soon.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin students rock! Here are Archie, Jianna, and Mason showing off their at-home learning.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Monroe is supporting the Flyers during our Virtual Spirit Sports Day today! Great job!
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to Larenz for continuing at-home learning with practicing writing his name!
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
I am so proud of our students for continuing to learn at home! Pictured here are Hector, A'Zaiah, Levi, and William showcasing their creativity and practice today.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Great job writing your name, Noah! Keep up the great work.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you for working hard on ABC Mouse, Isaiah! We appreciate your at-home learning.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
More at-home learning going on from brothers, William and Levi. Thank you, boys, for working together on a "Sink or Float" activity.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Aiden and Da'Mari from Ms. Davis's class are working hard at home with a "Sink or Float" and number recognition activity. Keep up the great work!
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Parents: Please feel free to send your child's teacher a photo of him/her learning at home! We miss our students so much and would love to "see" them. Here's Lilith working at home, happy as always!
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
4 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Beautiful art from preschoolers inspired by the artist, Kehinde Wiley!
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to the Park Forest Police Department for donating another tablet to a student at Algonquin. This month's winner is Jianna. We appreciate all that you do, PFPD! #ParkForestPoliceDepartment #PFPD
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
You are invited to join us at Michelle Obama School (Door 13) for Algonquin's Black History Performance on Thursday, February 20th at 9:15 AM (or) 1:15 PM. We hope to see you there!
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Ms. Cristelli's students are utilizing centers to the fullest! Between building Mr. Potato Head and baking up a storm, the students are letting their creative juices flow.
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We love learning that extends to home. Thank you, parents, for partnering with us to ensure success! And thank you, Mikey, for that awesome letter "Z" you created at home. We're so proud of you!
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Happy Valentine's Day from Algonquins's students and staff to you. If you know anything about our preschoolers, we LOVE to show kindness and love to one another. Today was a day to spread extra love and kindness around. We wish you a wonderful long weekend.
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin celebrated World Read Aloud Day today! Parents, please partner with us and read aloud to your child daily. #WorldReadAloudDay #ElevatingExcellence #District163 @Scholastic
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
As we celebrate Black History Month at Algonquin, the students have begun identifying their dreams like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Happy 100th Day of School! The students at Algonquin enjoyed celebrating "all things 100" this morning at school.
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Mr. Ron, our social worker, is a special person at Algonquin. He has been going into all classrooms with amazing preschool activities that help our students with social emotional learning.
6 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Mrs. Rowland's new Food Truck kitchen center is a huge hit with the students! They are enjoying the process of setting up a food truck, ordering items, making and serving the food, and best of all..."eating" the delicious tacos while catching up with friends!
6 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please join us for our upcoming Family Playgroup sessions (9:30 AM or 1:30 PM) on Friday, January 31st. All families who attend will create 2020 vision boards with their children. Light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there.
6 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The Principal always enjoys her read-aloud time with students at Algonquin.
6 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Students engaged in a measurement activity this week to see "how many mittens long" they were. They then tracked the data.
6 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Students are enjoying creating "ugly sweaters" in honor of spirit week this week.
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Our morning winter program performance was wonderful this morning. The students did a GREAT job! Please join us this afternoon at 1:15 PM at Michelle Obama School for another awesome performance from Algonquin's preschool students. We look forward to seeing you there.
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We are so excited to present "Holidays Around the World" to you at Michelle Obama School on Monday, December 16th at 9:15 AM (and/or) 1:15 PM. See you there!
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The students at Algonquin are really enjoying their new themed unit: Clothing. Dress-up in the Dramatic Play center is always a fun option for our preschoolers.
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Students: Join us for Winter Spirit Week the week of December 16-20, 2019. We look forward to the festive gear as we celebrate the "spirit" of the holiday season the last week of school before winter break. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please consider partnering with High Performance Fitness and School District 163 by donating to the Holiday Food Drive which will help the Food Pantry of Rich Township. Donations will be accepted December 9-13, 2019. The flyer is attached.
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The students at Algonquin are learning all about the color of the month: GREEN (and how to mix blue and yellow to make green).
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
How awesome that our students are still working and learning at home over breaks! Pictured here is Mikey, proud to showcase the turkey he created on Thanksgiving Day (as well as his beloved dinosaur). We are proud of you, Mikey, and so happy to have you as part of our Algonquin Family.
7 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Friday's Family Playgroup sessions were a hit! Thank you to all of the families who joined us for Thanksgiving BINGO and making healthy snacks with your child.
8 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thankful Turkeys
8 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Students had fun riding on tricycles during Gross Motor this week.
8 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
8 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please join us for our next Family Playgroup on Friday, November 22nd at either 9:30 AM or 1:30 PM. Families will learn about nutrition, make a delicious, healthy snack as a family, and play BINGO. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Shout out to the Park Forest Police Department for giving away two bikes at Algonquin today. The students were so excited. Thank you! #ParkForestPoliceDepartment
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Look out for all of the emojis around Algonquin today! We look forward to seeing various costumes today. Happy Halloween to all families!
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please feel free to join us on Halloween for our school-wide parades at either 10:00 AM or 2:00 PM. Parents: Please send your child(ren) to school in their costumes. We look forward to continuing our spirit week with costumes tomorrow.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: Please find attached community, employment, and training resources: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1l9Hf7KpAfEl-N6sYdcp-IoNBqHshhhp6/view?usp=sharing
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We had a great time during Family Playgroup this morning. There will be another session at 1:30 PM; please come join your child for fun activities and refreshments.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thanks to our Fresh Fruits & Vegetables program, our students were able to sample cantaloupe and red cabbage this week.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: You are invited to complete the 5Essentials Survey online. Please stop by Algonquin and use one of our laptops to complete the survey if you do not have access to the Internet. All families who complete the survey will be entered into a raffle. Please see below.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Pictured below are a couple of students from Ms. Davis's class enjoying cantaloupe today. #FreshFruitsProgram
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Ms. Malinis's class is enjoying reading to others at school. #LearnersTodayLeadersTomorrow #ElevatingExcellenceInAllWeDo
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
It is always a joy when students come to the Principal's office to showcase what they have been learning in school. Mrs. Rowland's students are learning fun poems that help them write their numbers. #elevatingexcellence
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families: Be sure to ask your child about trying kohlrabi today at school. Thanks to our new fruits and vegetables program, all students receive a fruit sample every Tuesday and vegetable sample every Thursday. #promotingnewfoods
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin's fall spirit week is coming up soon! Students, please join us for a fun week of pajamas, sports, costumes, and school colors the week of October 28-November 1. Show your school spirit.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Join us on Thursday, October 31st at either 10:00 AM or 2:00 PM as the students at Algonquin go on a costume parade throughout the building. We look forward to seeing all of the awesome characters at the end of this month.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
9 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Come out and join us for our first Early Childhood Network event on Tuesday, October 8th at 6:00 PM. All students in Preschool through third grade are invited to attend with their families.
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thank you to Bernie's Book Bank for donating a bag of six books to every student at Algonquin. The students were excited to receive their new books. Check out a few pictures that captured students receiving their books.
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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!
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Please join us for our upcoming family evening event on Tuesday, October 8th from 6:00-7:00 PM.
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
One of my most favorite times during the week is when I get to go into classrooms and read aloud to the students. #elevatingexcellence
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to these students for recognizing the word "red" in a "read" sign in their classroom. Our preschoolers work hard each day. #elevatingexcellence
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Congratulations to Ms. Foertsch's and Ms. Lendi's classes for having over 85% perfect attendance last week. #AttendanceMatters #KeepUpTheGreatWork #ElevatingExcellence
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
#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
10 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Families, click on the image below to read a brief article for parents on Executive Function. #elevatingexcellence Familias, haga clic en la imagen a continuación para leer un breve artículo para padres sobre la función ejecutiva.
11 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Kudos to the Algonquin staff for meeting the eligibility requirements for the ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality for the second year in a row. #elevatingexcellence
11 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Our Word on the Street this week is kindness. Families, ask your children how they are showing kindness to others this week. #elevatingexcellence #establishingacaringcommunity
11 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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
11 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
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.
11 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin is ready for you, students and families! #elevatingexcellence #firstdayofschool #preschool
11 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We are looking forward to welcoming students to Algonquin on Wednesday, August 21st. #elevatingexcellence #firstdayofschool #preschool
11 months ago, Lori Colbert