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.
12 days ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
The Principal always enjoys her read-aloud time with students at Algonquin.
12 days 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.
20 days ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Students are enjoying creating "ugly sweaters" in honor of spirit week this week.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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!
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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).
about 1 month 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.
about 1 month 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.
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Thankful Turkeys
2 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Students had fun riding on tricycles during Gross Motor this week.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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
3 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!
3 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.
3 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
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Pictured below are a couple of students from Ms. Davis's class enjoying cantaloupe today. #FreshFruitsProgram
3 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Ms. Malinis's class is enjoying reading to others at school. #LearnersTodayLeadersTomorrow #ElevatingExcellenceInAllWeDo
3 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.
3 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
3 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
3 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 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!
4 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.
4 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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.
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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.
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
Algonquin is ready for you, students and families! #elevatingexcellence #firstdayofschool #preschool
5 months ago, Lori Colbert
Lori Colbert
We are looking forward to welcoming students to Algonquin on Wednesday, August 21st. #elevatingexcellence #firstdayofschool #preschool
6 months ago, Lori Colbert