Prairie Principal's Message Blog

Last Day of School - Tuesday, June 4th - 11:45am Dismissal Our school year is wrapping up and we are all looking forward to summer vacation.  Thank you, parents, for you...

Community Day  Thank you to all the parents and other family members who come to school today for Community Day.  We had a wonderful turnout.  It was so fun to...

A message from Principal for the Day - Richa Hi my name is Richa and I was Principal of the Day on Monday, May 13th. It was a fun experience. My Co-principal for the Day,...

  5th - 8th Grade Band Extravaganza Concert The 5th - 8th-grade band extravaganza concert will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 7:00 PM in the Twin Groves Gym. C...

Wax Museum  Thanks to all the parents and family members who were able to come out for the 3rd grade Wax Museum event today.  It was wonderful you were able to join...

Last Day for Parent Input: Creating Balanced Class Lists In the March 22nd Principal’s Message, I shared detailed information about the class placment process.  Pl...

Creating Balanced Class Lists - Parent Input for Class Placement In the March 22nd Principal’s Message, I shared detailed information about the class placement process....

  Creating Balanced Class Lists - Parent Input for Class Placement In the March 22nd Principal’s Message, I shared detailed information about the class plac...

Coming in this Month: IAR Assessment for Grades 3–8 The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) is the new English/language arts and math state assessment ...

Happy Spring Break!   We hope you have a relaxing Spring Break and look forward to seeing students back at Prairie on Wednesday, April 3rd.  Students who send ...

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

  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 for ...

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 instructions for acce...

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, January 18th. &nb...

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...