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Principal’s Message October 18, 2019


Anne Fox Community,
We packed a lot of learning into a shortened week.  We appreciate the commitment our students have to their learning.  Please read below for the latest Anne Fox updates.

Halloween Costumes

Halloween is approaching and we wanted to share the school guidelines as you begin to plan out costumes for this special day.  Attached is a letter that outlines parade and party details as well as costume expectations.  Please read this important information to best support your child.

Halloween Community Letter 2019.doc

STEM Challenge-What Can You Do With a PUMPKIN?

Get your pumpkin ready for the Anne Fox Pumpkin Party! Bring your creation to school on Monday, October 28th and we will display them for all to see.  Will your creation be painted, carved or built into something magnificent?  We can’t wait to find out!

Fox Pumpkin Party.pdf

National PTA Reflections Program

Calling all students ~ Start Your Art! The National PTA Reflections Program is here for the 2019-2020 school year. Students are invited to get creative with this year’s theme “Look Within”. The deadline to submit projects is Friday, November 1, 2019. Information was sent home with your student and can also be found on the attached flyer.

Fox PTA Reflections 2019.pdf

News from the Nurse

This is a reminder to periodically examine your child’s head for lice. It is especially important to look behind the ears and at the nape of the neck, for crawling lice and nits.  While the transmission of lice in school is not likely, it is good to get in the habit of checking your child’s head regularly. Please feel free to call the school nurse if you have questions about how to make this practice part of your routine at home.

Schaumburg Parent University – October classes

Schaumburg Parent University (SPU) is designed to involve more parents in the life of the school, to strengthen family relationships, and to improve parenting skills that will ultimately result in improved student success academically, socially and emotionally. There are two evening programs scheduled for October. Please note that child care is always available.

Escape Room Family Math Night – Oct. 23

Locked boxes and puzzles to solve. Unlock the fun as you put your family’s numeracy skills to the test. Can you escape these math rooms? Come for a fun and educational experience of problem solving, creative and logical thinking and collaboration. Practice important mathematical skills and language through games and puzzles. Parents, guardians and students in kindergarten through sixth grade are welcome. This workshop will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Math Night Flyer

Stress Management for Anxious Children – Oct. 24

When children are anxious, their parents can become anxious as well. Join Dr. McGrath, Ph.D., Clinical Director of the Center for Anxiety and OCD at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, as he talks about how to work with your anxious child so that they learn to face their fears. Learn to allow them to feel anxious without rescuing them from the experience. (Before the presentation, the PTA Council will have a short meeting to adopt its audit report and approve its budget for the year.) This workshop will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Stress Management Flyer

 

 

La Universidad Schaumburg para Padres – Clases de octubre

La idea de la Universidad para Padres es envolver más a los padres in la vida escolar, para fortalecer las relaciones familiares, y mejorar los conocimientos de crianza que finalmente resultarán en un mejor éxito académico, social y emocional del estudiante. Hay dos programas nocturnos para octubre. El cuidado de niños está siempre disponible.

Salón de Escape: Noche Familiar de Matemáticas – 23 de octubre

Cajas y acertijos bloqueados para resolver. Desbloquea la diversión a la vez que pone a prueba las habilidades aritméticas de su familia. ¿Podrá usted escapar estas salas de matemáticas? Venga a experimentar diversión y educación al colaborar para resolver problemas usando pensamiento creativo y lógico. Practique habilidades importantes de matemáticas y de lenguaje a través de juegos y acertijos. Padres, guardianes y estudiantes en kindergarten hasta sexto grado son bienvenidos. Este evento tendrá lugar de 6:30 a 8 p.m. Miércoles 23 de octubre en el Centro de Aprendizaje Profesional del Distrito 54, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Noche Familiar de Matemáticas

¡Bajo presión! Manejo del estrés para padres de niños ansiosos – 24 de octubre

Cuando los niños están ansiosos, sus padres también pueden experimentar ansiedad. Únase al Dr. McGrath, Ph.D., Director clínico del Centro para la ansiedad y el OCD en el Hospital de salud conductual Alexian Brothers, el cual hablará sobre cómo trabajar con la ansiedad de su hijo/a. Usted aprenderá a cómo ayudarle a enfrentar sus miedos y experimentar ansiedad sin tener que rescatarlos de la experiencia. (Antes de la presentación, el consejo de la PTA tendrá una breve reunión para adoptar su informe de auditoría y aprobar su presupuesto para el año escolar.) Este evento tendrá lugar de 6:30 a 8 p.m. Jueves 24 de octubre en el Centro de Aprendizaje Profesional del Distrito 54, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. ¡Bajo presión!

Dates to Remember
10/29-Fox Frenzy-Wear Anne Fox shirt

10/31-Halloween Parade @ 1:45 (outside of the building)

11/27-11/29 No School: Thanksgiving Break

Have a great weekend!

Colette Bell, Principal

Twitter: @CBell_Fox

Priscilla Buchanan, Assistant Principal
Twitter: @PriscillaBuch3

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