All are welcome to join us on Sunday, November 13 at 10:00am for a special church service during which we will officially install Rev. Lauren Wegner and Rev. Dave Wegner as Associate Pastors at Grace Lutheran Church.  The 5th-8th grade choir will sing.  Sunday School and Confirmation Classes will meet at 8:45am and a lunch will follow the service.  Use this link to RSVP for the lunch.  We hope you can join us on this special day for Grace Church!

Bill Koehne, Principal

 October 28, 2016


Week of October 30-November 5


Sunday                 Church services 8:30 and 11:00 a.m., 5-8 grade choir sing at 8:30 service. 
                             Sunday School & Confirmation classes at 9:45 a.m.

Monday                 No after school enrichment classes

Tuesday               Varsity Boys Volleyball practice, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
                              7-8 Girls Basketball Open Gym, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Wednesday           Chapel service led by 3rd grade, 8:30 a.m.
                              Picture retakes
                             Early dismissal 2:15 p.m.                               

Thursday              Varsity boys volleyball practice, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
                              7-8 Girls Basketball Open Gym, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Friday                   Room Parent meeting, 8:30 a.m.
                              Hot Lunch
                              Varsity Boys State Volleyball Tournament

Saturday              State Volleyball Tournament continues             


Effective immediately- Any child that is being picked up before the normal dismissal time must be signed out from the school office by a parent or authorized adult.  Please contact the school office with any questions. 

Picture retakes will be Wednesday, November 2.  New order envelopes are available at the school office for children who were not in attendance when pictures were taken.  If you are having pictures retaken, the original picture package you received must be returned.

Congratulations to the cross-country teams on their showing at the Lutheran Schools National Meet last Saturday.  The girls placed 8th and the boys placed 12th.  Athletes from 52 schools were present at the meet.  Congratulations to Zawadi Brown and Owen Augustine for achieving 6th grade and under All-American honors.

Are there gently used, but no-longer-worn winter coats hanging in your closets? Bring them to the bin in the atrium by Sunday, November 6, and they will be shared with children and adults served by Harmony Community Church in Lawndale. Kids’ sizes are especially needed, along with kids’ snow boots

Father & Son Sports Night, Friday 11/4 from 6:15-8:30. Legacy Sports will again lead Grace Guys in fun sporting activities.  Invitations are available herePlease RSVP to the school office by Tuesday, November 1.

Daddy Daughter Dance planning starts soon and We Want You!!  We need a couple of parents to team up to plan this fun event!  We already have volunteers lined up to help. Please let us know if you and a friend are interested! It's a lot of fun!  Contact Esther Armstrong at   or 312-203-3376 for more details.

GPO (Grace Parent Organization) Planning Meeting:  Tuesday, November 8th, 7:30pm at the home of Esther Armstrong, 827 Wesley Ave in Oak Park.  Anyone is invited to attend as we plan and discuss ideas and events for the year.  Please email or text Esther at  or 312-203-3376 if you plan on attending.

A Graceful Evening Meeting -Please join us for our next Graceful Evening planning meeting on Thursday, November 10th at 7pm in the conference room.  We have great momentum going but need your help to make this event the best yet!

A Taste for Grace Wine Event- Save the date for A Taste for Grace Wine Event!
Friday, November 18, home of Andy and Kathryn Schmahl, 611 Keystone River Forest.
Invitations are available at the school office.  Please RSVP to Kathryn at by Wednesday, November 16.  

The direct line to the school office is 708-366-6901.  To report an absence or any other school related questions, please call that number directly.  Thank you.