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News from Mrs. Nowak - March 4

Reported by lynn_domek@ipsd.org on 3/4/19

t is a GREAT day to be a Welch White Tiger! We finally have a full week of school ahead - looking forward to a week of learning for our White Tigers!

Monday, March 4th
School Store 8:50 AM
Art Exploration 3:35 PM
Fifth Grade Floor Hockey 3:35 PM

Tuesday, March 5th
Battle of the Bluestems 3:35 PM
Fourth Grade Puzzle Club 3:35 PM

Wednesday, March 6th
White Tiger Wednesday!
Junior Achievement 8:00 AM
Personal Safety Presentations Grades K, 2
Green Club 3:35 PM
Welch Chess Club 3:35 PM

Thursday, March 7th
Choir 8:00 AM
Personal Safety Presentations Grades K, 1, 2
Comedy Workshop 3:35 PM
Postal Club 3:35 PM

Friday, March 8th
School Store 8:50 AM
PTA Science Fair 6:30 - 8:00 PM

**SAVE THE DATE… Welch Open House - March 13th 6:00 - 7:00 PM**

Young Authors…A huge congratulations and thanks to all the students who participated in this year’s Young Authors’ Program this year! All students did a fantastic job working on their writing pieces! Congratulations to this year’s winner: Allen X. Honorable Mentions: Vanshika S. and Zara R. A special thank you to Mrs. Diqui for organizing the program, and thanks to Mrs. Domek, Mrs. Strtak, Mrs. McIntyre, Mrs. Hums, Mr. Wiesbrook, Mrs. Essenfeld, and Mr. Miguel for all of their support and help with the program!

2019-2020 Kindergarteners… If you have a child who will be five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2019, he or she is eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year. You are invited and encouraged to attend a Kindergarten Preview Night on April 24, 2019 at 6:00PM. At this meeting, we will provide a detailed look at what the kindergarten experience will offer. You will also be provided with more details related to registration requirements and deadlines. This night is designed for parents/guardians AND incoming kindergarten students only. We ask that siblings do not attend this event. We need the Kindergarten Information Sheet Welch completed prior to orientation so that we can begin planning kindergarten enrollment for the upcoming school year. This information will be used to form a kindergarten mailing list. Once on the mailing list, additional information will be mailed to eligible kindergarten parents. Information regarding registration will be available after April. If you have any neighbors who do not presently have school-aged children, but will have an incoming kindergartner, please give them a copy of this form or ask them to call our office at 630.428.7200 so that we can send them this information. I look forward to meeting you at the Kindergarten Preview Night.

Please mark your calendars!
2019-2020 Kindergarten Preview Night
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:00PM

Moving… If your family is moving and will not be attending Welch in the fall, please complete the attached form and return it to Welch’s Main Office as soon as possible.

Barre3 Welch Event… A new FUNdraising Event Barre3 MARCH 10th at 11am- anyone 18+ is welcome to participate, this is a fun hour without the kids - open to both men and women - meet up with old friends and meet a few new ones! $10 minimum suggested donation. Spots are limited - register now to reserve your spot (if you are unable to attend after you have registered please let us know so anyone on the waitlist can join, unfortunately there will be no refunds, but your money is going to a good cause). All fitness levels welcome. Barre3 is functional training with a twist. Rooted in three fitness disciplines - ballet, barre, pilates and yoga. Please wear yoga-like attire (socks are optional) and bring a water bottle. Please remember this is an adult only event, no children please. Proceeds from this event support the 2019 Fifth Grade Farewell. https://welch204.memberhub.store/

Third Party Educational Programs… The following companies have rented space in our schools to offer an after-school educational program for students. The distribution of this material is in no way an endorsement of programs, services, activities or products by District 204. For more information about the programs listed below, visit:

Welch: Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes

Welch School Barre ( pdf)

Moving ( pdf)

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