Prairie Principal's Message Blog

  Culture Fair Our Culture Fair was amazing!!!  Thank you to all the families who sponsored a cultural classroom, artifact table, food tasting, or performanc...

  Family Educator Conferences Thank you to all the parents who were able to come to our student-led Family Educator Conferences this week.  I was so impresse...

Access Your Student's Report Card Online Today Your student's report card is available for you to access online today after 3 PM. If you need assistance, please CLICK...

Principal's Message 2.22.19

February 21, 2019

Keeping Teens Safe on the Internet Keeping Teens Safe on the Internet is an informational program for all interested parents presented by Stand Strong on ...

Principal's Message 2.15.18

February 15, 2019

Thank You PTO A big thank you to our PTO for being so sweet to staff this Valentine’s Day.  We absolutely loved the Hot Cocoa Bar and treat spread you set out ...

Principal's Message 2.8.19

February 7, 2019

Bucket Fillers  Annually, our 1st-graders participate in a bucket filling activity, where staff members get thank you notes, led out by our Social Worker Mi...

Principal's Message 2.1.19

February 1, 2019

Postcard Lunches Thanks to all the kids who sent in a postcard from their winter break adventures!  My promise was to have lunch with every student who sent in a postcar...

Principal's Message 1.25.19

January 25, 2019

Photography Club Our Photography Club led by Mr. Morris and Miss Abramowicz has been hard at work capturing events and daily life around Prairie all school year.  This m...

Principal's Message 1.18.19

January 18, 2019

Birthday Books Join the Prairie Celebrates Book Club to celebrate your child’s birthday (or any life event). Families donate $15 to purchase a new book for the Prairie ...

Principal's Message 1.11.19

January 11, 2019

  MAP Reports Access your child's MAP Student Progress Report.  The District sent a School Messenger email today between 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm with instruc...

Principal's Message 12.21.18

December 21, 2018

  Happy Winter Break - School Resumes on Monday, January 7th Winter Break Post Card Challenge We all have fun plans for the break.  We’d love t...

Principal's Message 12.14.18

December 14, 2018

  A Message from our P.E. Teachers Human Growth and Development will be taught to all third, fourth, and fifth grade students Wednesday, January 16th- Friday, Jan...

Principal's Message 12.7.18

December 7, 2018

Attention Parents of Current 5th Graders If your student is currently a 5th grader at our school, you will need to prove residency again between Jan. 8 and Feb. 15, 2019,in o...

Principal's Message 11.30.18

November 30, 2018

Morning Greeters We are excited to be starting a new student leadership opportunity for 3rd - 5th graders called Morning Greeters.  We are looking forward to expand...

Principal's Message 11.16.18

November 15, 2018

Illinois School Report Card Designation Beginning in 2018, each Illinois school is receiving a Summative Designation, a measure of progress in academic performance and studen...

Principal's Message 11.9.18

November 9, 2018

New to conferences this year are Parent Workshops and Child Care!   Parent Workshops:  Instructional coaches will provide learning opportunities for parents during ...

Principal's Message 11.2.18

November 2, 2018

Safety Reminders for Review with Families Because our students’ safety is our top priority, we share the following information with District 96 families to reinforce th...

Principal's Message 10.26.18

October 26, 2018

News from PPLC  On Wednesday, November 7th, we are having our next Spirit Day.  It is going to be WACKY WEDNESDAY! Come to school with WACKY Hair, a WACKY hat, WACK...

Principal's Message 10.19.18

October 19, 2018

Remember - Early Release on Tuesday, October 23rd at 2pm 4th and 5th Grade Orchestra Demonstration Concert The 4th and 5th Grade Orchestra Demonstration Concert will tak...

Principal's Message 10.12.18

October 12, 2018

School Yard Scamper The crisp temperatures couldn't keep us from Scampering today!  A big thank you to Mr. Verzani, Mrs. Lehtman, Mr. Halverson-our PE student te...

Principal's Message 10.5.18

October 5, 2018

No School Monday, October 8th - Columbus Day Representative Brad Schneider Visits Prairie Representative Schneider visited Prairie on Tuesday and met with many stud...

Principal's Message 9.28.18

September 29, 2018

Morning Line-Up Every chance I can, meaning when I'm not in an important meeting, I hang out with the kids during morning line up in the multi-purpose room.  It'...

Principal's Message 9.21.18

September 22, 2018

Reminder - Early Release at 2 pm on Tuesday, September 25th Recycling Opportunity We are excited that we are now running a recycling opportunity for our students and...

Principal's Message 9.14.18

September 14, 2018

No School Wednesday, September 19th Sign Language Club Have you ever wanted to talk to someone without saying a word? Well you can, we have a Sign Language Club here at ...

Principal's Message 9.7.18

September 7, 2018

No School Monday, September 10th Family Outing Recommendation I just have to recommend this to our Prairie families.  On Labor Day, my family and I went to the Museum...