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News from Mrs. Nowak - September 3

Reported by lynn_domek@ipsd.org on 9/3/19

It is a GREAT day to be a Welch White Tiger! Upcoming Dates…

Tuesday, September 3rd - No School - Institute Day
Wednesday, September 4th - White Tiger Wednesday
Tuesday, September 10th - Curriculum Night (for Parents Only!)
Tuesday, September 24th - Welch Picture Day

LMC...This week Welch students welcomed a professional storyteller, Donna L. Washington. Ms Washington has presented at many Storytelling Festivals. She has won Gold Parent's Choice Awards, National Association of Parenting Awards and is also a published author. Her credits include books about storytelling as well as picture books. You are welcome to visit Donna Washington Website for more information and to see one of her videos. Additional free stories can be found on www.storybee.org.

CURRICULUM NIGHT… Please mark your calendars for this fall’s Curriculum Night. This evening is designed to allow parents the opportunity to better get to know their child’s teacher and hear about the curriculum designed for their child’s grade level. Curriculum night will be held on Tuesday, September 10th, for all grade levels. Each grade level has two identical sessions from which to choose.

First Session: 6:00-6:30 p.m Second Session: 6:45-7:15 p.m.

Please note that this evening is for PARENTS ONLY. Welch students and siblings are not invited to this important night for parents.

WELCH CALENDAR…Below is a link for the Welch Building Calendar for the school year.
Please note that dates/times are subject to change, and that upcoming building events will be communicated in the weekly newsletter.

Welch Calendar of Events 1920

FREE ENGLISH AND CITIZENSHIP CLASSES...Please see link below for information about FREE English and Citizenship classes being offered!

FREE English and Citizenship Classes

HOME ACCESS ACCOUNT…Parents, please ensure that you have registered for a Home Access account and have claimed your account as soon as possible. Information on how to do this is here:

Register for Home Access. Claiming Your Home Access Account

The link below will provide information on how to find your student’s password.

Additional Student Information in Home Access

Home Access Center is where you will be able to see your student’s attendance, grades, teacher assignment, and much more! Parents can also find more Home Access documentation in the Support Center by clicking Knowledgebase Technology Services

WELCH PTA… BOXTOP$ is discontinuing their 'cut the top' program. Everything will be digital. What that means for us, first we would love for you to send in your remaining 'cut' BOXTOP$, all the way through October 15, 2019 submitted in a baggie will do. Now, we're asking you to download the BOXTOP$ app and choose Welch as your school. During and here on out, if you purchase items that have a BOXTOP$ picture, after having registered, simply scan your receipt. At which time the app will credit Welch. No more cutting and gluing. Purchase & scan. Done.

Welch PTA is going digital. Use the link to register and submit payment. After which, you will receive information in regards to volunteering (Room Parents, classroom parties, dances, ect), receive the latest school news, review the calendar of events, as well as, various discounts throughout the community.

PTA Memberhub Store


Social Media - like our FaceBook page - Welch Elementary PTA. If you have any PTA related questions, please e-mail welchelementarypta@gmail.com. Thank you for your continued support.

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

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