School Closing Sign-Up

Posted October 13th, 2015 by Mrs. Peacock

Due to a change in the Federal Communications Commission regulations, District 54 needs to receive permission to call your phones when school will be closed. You will not receive a phone call when we are closed due to weather, unless you follow the steps listed .  InfoCenter and Texting Letter to Parents 9-15 InfoCenter and Texting Letter to Parents 9-15-Spanish.  After reading the attached letter, please let us know if you have any questions or if you need access to a computer to sign

Parent-teacher conferences

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Mrs. Peacock

Parent-teacher conferences will be held this Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9.  School will be dismissed at 11:40 on Thursday.  There is no school on Friday and no school on Monday for Columbus Day.

Drawing with Steve Harpster – October 5, 2015

Posted September 24th, 2015 by Mrs. Mackh

On Monday, October 5, Anne Fox will host artist Steve Harpster, who will present two interactive student assemblies.  The two PDF documents attached to this post show his work and provide an order form parents can use to purchase his books.  You can also visit his website at

Steve Harpster School Visit Promo

Stever Harpster order form

Homecoming Spirit Week, September 28-October 2

Posted September 23rd, 2015 by Mrs. Peacock

Show  your school spirit!

Monday, Sept. 28 – Superhero T-shirt Day
Tuesday, Sept. 29 – Hat Day
Wednesday, Sept. 30 – Mismatch Day
Thursday, October 1 – Sports Day
Friday, October 2 – Rainbow Day (K-red, 1-orange, 2-yellow, 3-green, 4-blue, 5-purple, 6-pink/black)



Picture Day is coming

Posted September 17th, 2015 by Mrs. Peacock

Wednesday, September 23, is Picture Day.  Please remember to wear your smiles!

Half-day Wednesday, September 16

Posted September 14th, 2015 by Mrs. Peacock

Dismissal is at 11:40.  Students that have lunch at 11:00 will not have lunch that day since they are dismissing at 11:40.

Run to Read

Posted September 10th, 2015 by Mrs. Peacock

As you may know, District 54 will be hosting the 11th annual Run to Read Event on Sunday, September 27.  All profits from this event will be used to purchase books for classroom libraries in District 54.  It would be great to see the Fox community well represented at this event!  Feel free to encourage friends and family to join in the fun as well.  If you would like additional information regarding the race, please go to the district web site at

Welcome New Staff!

Posted August 20th, 2015 by Mrs. Mackh

Fox School has many new staff members for the new school year!  Please join us in welcoming them to the Fox Family :-)

Ms. Caitlin Aviles – Bilingual

Mr. Nick Barkan – Social Worker

Mrs. Maggie Dobbeck – Kindergarten

Miss Kari Frederick – Reading

Ms. Kristin Hollingsworth – OT

Mrs. Amy Houlihan – Assistant Principal

Miss Kelly Larkin – 1st Grade

Miss Jennifer Lind – Kindergarten

Miss Kaylen Palmer – 2nd Grade

Mrs. Shannon Sarver – 3/4 IC

Miss Stephanie Simon – SST

Miss Carly Trenhaile – 5th Grade

Ms. Dana Wleklinski – 2nd Grade

Ms. Mary Davis – Kindergarten IA

Ms. Lana Myers – Kindergarten IA

Ms. Janet Bellefontaine – PT

Ms. Jamie Nelson – Day Custodian

Mr. Jeff Kusiak – Night Custodian

Math Resources for Parents

Posted October 22nd, 2013 by Mrs. Mackh

At our conferences, many parents expressed an interest in ways they could help their children with math at home.  The District’s Math Department has provided us with some links to online resources that we’d like to share with you.

For more information on helping your child learn mathematics (with activities from pre-school to grade five), go to

For fluency practice:

For strategies and addition fluency practice:

For videos and additional examples:

Everyday Math Online:

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: