October 8, 2015

Safety Reminder:  We continue to have adults cross Division Street during pick-up without using the cross walk at the corner of Division & Bonnie Brae.  Many drivers move fast on Division Street even though it is a School Zone.  For the safety of everyone and as a model for our students, please walk the few extra steps to the cross walk when picking up children after school.  Thank you!  Have a great weekend.

Bill Koehne, Principal

Week of October 11-17


Sunday                 Church Services 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.                            

Monday               Columbus Day, no school, no extended daycare

Tuesday               Volleyball away game, 6-8 gr. girls 4:30 p.m.; 6-8 gr. boys 5:30 p.m., 5-6 coed 6:30 p.m.
                              St. Paul Lutheran 18 S. School St., Mt. Prospect

Wednesday          Chapel, 8:30 a.m.
                             Early dismissal, 2:15 p.m.
                             7-8 boys’ basketball shooting practice, 2:15-3:45 p.m.
                             Graceful Evening meeting, 7:00 p.m.      

Thursday             Science Olympics practice, 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Friday                   5-6 co-ed volleyball practice, 3:15-4:30 p.m.
                             Jr. High dance, 7:00-9:00 p.m.


Character Education Goal of the Week:  Relationships with Others

Due to a conference at Concordia University, the October 16 Hot Lunch has been changed to October 23.

Please check the lost and found tables near the school office when coming for your conference.

Father/Son event- Save the date!  Friday evening, October 23. If you can help with the event, please contact Esther Armstrong at . We could really use your help!! It's sure to be a great event and fun for all!  RSVP due to school office by Tuesday, October 20.

Spirit wear- If you missed out on placing an order or want to order more spirit wear, we will be selling and placing orders again during Parent Teacher conferences on Thursday, October 8th. Please see our table near Mrs. Maggio's desk.   

A Graceful Evening Meeting

Please join us at the next planning meeting: Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00pm at Grace.  (Note change of date)

We had a great first meeting, thanks to all who attended!  We had lots of great ideas so, this next meeting we will have updates on many fronts and will finalize the timeline for the rest of the year and would love your input if you are able and willing to help.  We hope to see many of you on October 14!

A Graceful Evening Co-Chairs:  Jennifer Brayton - or 708.308.2572

Randy Keller - or 773.991.5344 

Becky Morgan - or 708.476.8905

Science Olympics – Once again our school is sponsoring a Science Olympics Team that will compete against other Lutheran Schools at Concordia University Chicago on Saturday, October 24, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  Science Olympics is open to students in grades 5-8.  Your child will be able to choose two events to participate in, and they will work with a partner from our school.  Parents can also participate as judges and/or coaches! We will practice our events after school: October 15, 20 & 22, from 3-4:30 pm.  Your child will receive a permission slip for this next Monday. 

Triton College and Fitness 4 Change will host STEM in Sports a program of sports action and hands-on science demonstrations! Students attending our next event on Thursday, October 22 will experience softball and baseball as never before as they look inside a baseball and test their pitching speed with a speed gun.  For more information and to register, click here

Walther Christian Academy will have an Open House Thursday, October 22 at 7pm.  Tour the campus, meet the teachers, speak with current students, and learn more about what makes Walther such a great place for students to learn.  Walther consistently has 100% college acceptance for our seniors and our average senior class college scholarship award is $11,000,000.  Athletic and extracurricular options to fit every need abound inside of our Christian-centered family environment as well.  Contact Alma L. Calleros, Director of Admissions with any questions: , 708.344.0404 ext. 245.

Fenwick High School will host two Open House events; Sunday, October 25, program begins at 1:00 p.m. and Tuesday, December 1, program begins at 7:00 p.m.  Entrance exam on Saturday, January 9, 2016, 8:00 a.m.

Students must take the Entrance Exam at Fenwick in order to be considered for admission