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News from Mrs. Nowak - April 29

Reported by on 4/29/19

It is a GREAT day to be a Welch White Tiger!

Monday, April 29th
School Store 8:50 AM
4th/5th Grade Wiffleball 3:35 PM

Wednesday, May 1st
ABC Countdown Begins!
A = America Day (Wear Red, White, and Blue!)
Walk In Registration 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM— 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Welch Walkers 3:35 PM
Chess Club 3:35 PM
4th/5th Grade Wiffleball 3:35 PM

Thursday, May 2nd
B= Beach Day!
Choir 8:00 AM
Postal Club 3:35 PM
LAST Comedy Club 3:35 PM

Friday, May 3rd
C = Chicago Sports Day
School Store 8:50 AM

ABC Countdown…It is hard to believe we are nearing the end of the 2018-2019 school year! We will be celebrating our last 26 days together with a whole school ABC Countdown— please see link below for the calendar of days: ABC Countdown

Welch Book Swap …Were you cleaning your bookshelves while thinking about Earth Day? Have your children outgrown a few of the books on your shelves? Welch is planning to have a book swap the last week of school so that children can have books to read over the summer. We will be accepting book donations during the whole month on May in the LMC. Please see flyer for attached information.

Welch Donates

Wishtree…Signed author books available for purchase. Naperville Reads hosted Katherine Applegate last week where she spoke about her new book, Wishtree ( Signed copies are still available for purchase through May 2. Please see attached link for purchase details.

Wishtree Books for Purchase

Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year…Registration packets were sent home last week for Welch students today. Please update the Online Registration for the 2019-2020 school year in HAC— complete the forms and please plan on coming to Walk In Registration on Wednesday, May 1st from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM or 4:00 - 7:00 PM. The link for returning student registration is found here:

Returning Student Registration Link

New Last Day of School...At the April 8, 2019 Board of Education meeting, the board approved the amended 2018-19 school calendar to adjust the last day of school due to the emergency days used for the extreme weather this winter. The new last day of school is now Thursday, June 6, 2019. The link below has the approved revised school calendar.

2018-19 School Calendar

District Preschool Program Coming to South Naperville…District 204's Prairie Children Preschool will soon be expanding to south Naperville. Starting with the 2019-20 school year, the preschool program will have classrooms at Graham Elementary School. The preschool’s main campus is located at 780 Shoreline Dr., Aurora. For the past several years, the preschool has also offered its program at Longwood, Gombert and McCarty Elementary Schools on the district’s north side. Prairie Children Preschool offers early childhood education for children ages three and four and is open to all District 204 residents. The program provides a continuum of instruction based on learning standards aligned with District 204’s kindergarten program. All classroom teachers are licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education and hold endorsements in the areas of early childhood education, early childhood special education, and English as a second language. Preschool classes are 2.5 hours each day, Monday through Thursday. Tuition is $245 a month. Visit website for enrollment materials.

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