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Principal’s Message September 13, 2019

Hello Anne Fox Community,

Next week is our homecoming spirit week at Anne Fox.  We will have a fun week that will be culminated by the PTA Fox Hop.  Be sure to read below to find out more!


Be sure to follow our Fox Elementary School Facebook page.  We will be utilizing this page to share insight into our days at school.  We want our Fox Families to know what a wonderful school their child is attending!

Join us on Facebooks at Fox Elementary School

Multicultural Parent Advisory Council 

Please join us for our first meeting on Tuesday, September 17th  from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Professional Learning Center at 524 East Schaumburg Road. Our topic for this month’s meeting is “ACCESS and MAP: What do they tell me about my child’s learning?” Childcare is available for children ages 3-5. To RSVP, fill out the form at the bottom of the event flyer and send it back to your child’s school by Sept. 12. If you did not receive a copy of the flyer, click this link to visit our website for more information and to view the flyer in English, Spanish, Polish and Japanese. You can also contact your child’s school for a paper copy of the flyer.

Consejo Asesor Multicultural de Padres

Únase a nosotros para nuestra primera reunión este próximo martes 17 de septiembre de 6: 30-7: 30 p.m. en el Centro Profesional de Aprendizaje ubicado en la siguiente dirección: 524 East Schaumburg Road.  El tema para la reunión de este mes es Las evaluaciones ACCESS y MAP: ¿Que me dicen sobre el aprendizaje de mi hijo?  Habrá cuido disponible solo para niños de 3 a 5 años.  Para confirmar su asistencia, complete el formulario en la parte inferior de la hoja volante del evento y envíelo de vuelta a la escuela de su hijo/a en o antes del 12 de septiembre. Si usted no recibió una copia de la hoja volante, haga clic en este enlace para obtener el documento en inglés, español, polaco y japonés.  También puede visitar nuestro sitio web para obtener más información.  Si no tiene acceso a una impresora puede comunicarse con la escuela de su hijo/a para obtener una copia del documento.

Fox Homecoming Week

Next week will be our Fox spirit week.  On Friday the week will culminate with a sixth grade vs. staff football game and our annual Fox Hop from 5:30-7:30 in the gym.  Please see below for the schedule of our festive week and the Fox Hop details.

Fox PTA Homecoming Dance.pdf

Monday: Sports Day/Hat Day

Tuesday: Career Day

Wednesday: Wacky Workout Wednesday

Thursday: Hawiian Day / Orange Island Attire

Friday: Fox Spirit Wear

Student Lunches

Please ensure your student brings their lunch to school in the morning.  The office is very busy during the lunch hour and we appreciate your support to minimize traffic in and out of the building during this time.

Erin’s Law

A few years ago, we began implementing a child sexual abuse prevention program in our schools as the result of the passage of Public Act 097-1147, also known as Erin’s Law.  This law expanded upon previous legislation and required child sexual abuse prevention education for child beginning in pre-kindergarten and continuing through all grade levels.  Our students will be participating in lessons in their classrooms in October.  Please contact us at 630-736-3500 with any specific questions.

Adult ESL Classes

The Department of Language and Culture is excited to be offering free English as a Second Language classes to parents and community members at Hanover Highlands this fall. The class will be head on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 PM, from September 11th to October 30th.


Attached are flyers for the class is English, Spanish, and Polish. Hanover Adult ESL Flier


All registration forms are returned to the Fox main office.


Crisis Plan Information

As a school we practice a variety of emergency drills with our students.  Please read the District letter regarding these practices.

Crisis Plan and Drill Parent Letter – English


Crisis Plan and Drill Parent Letter – Spanish

District 54 Education Foundation – Upcoming support opportunity 


Lou Malnati’s – September 18

The Foundation is partnering with Lou Malnati’s in Schaumburg to raise funds for students. Eat at or order from Lou Malnati’s Schaumburg or Lou Malnati’s Barrington Road on September 18, and 20 percent of total sales will be donated to the District 54 Education Foundation. You must bring in or mention the flyer at the time of your order; click here for the flyer.


Thank you to everyone who supported the District 54 Education Foundation at Septemberfest over Labor Day weekend by parking at Collins Elementary or purchasing food from our not-for-profit day partner, Riccardo’s!


Fundación de Educación del Distrito 54 – Próximas oportunidad de apoyo – Lou Malnati’s – 18 de septiembre

La Fundación se ha asociado con Lou Malnati en Schaumburg para recaudar fondos para estudiantes. Coma en u ordene de Lou Malnati en Schaumburg o Lou Malnati Barrington Road el 18 de septiembre, y el 20 por ciento de las ventas totales serán donados a la Fundación de Educación del Distrito 54. Usted debe traer o mencionar la hoja volante de promoción en el momento de su orden; haga clic aquí para el folleto.


Gracias a todos los que apoyaron a la Fundación de Educación del Distrito 54 el pasado fin de semana, Día del Trabajo, durante el Septemberfest al estacionarse en la Escuela Collins o al comprar comida de nuestro socio sin fines de lucro Riccardo’s.


Run to Read 

District 54 is hosting its annual Run to Read, which will be held on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at Dirksen Elementary School in Schaumburg. The day includes school mascot races at 7:30 a.m., 100-yard and 400-yard dashes for children at 8 a.m., a 5K run at 9 a.m. and a 1-mile family walk at 9:15 a.m. Although you can register at any time, even the morning of the race, you will save $5 and be guaranteed a t-shirt in the size you requested if you register by Friday August 30. The Run to Read is an awesome opportunity to promote healthy living by encouraging your children to exercise, or even better, by joining them on the walk or run. The event also supports our goal of collecting 1,000 children’s books for every classroom in District 54. To register, visit


Dates to Remember

9/18   Half Day Inservice – 11:40am dismissal
9/22   District 54 Run to Read – sign up here!

10/10 Half Day:  Parent/Teacher Conferences and 11:40 dismissal

10/11 No School: Parent/Teacher Conferences

10/14 No School: Columbus Day

Have a great weekend!

Colette Bell & Priscilla Buchanan

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