Prairie Principal's Message Blog

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...

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...

Principal's Message 8.31.18

August 28, 2018

#Inspire96 Please remember that you can check out a lot of great content by following the Twitter hashtag #inspire96. You can find your student's teachers there, as many ...

Principal's Message 8.24.18

August 24, 2018

Tuesday, August 28th is an Early Dismissal Day at 2:00pm Positively Prairie Social-Emotional Learning Rotations On Tuesday, students and staff engaged in activities focu...

Principal's Message 8.17.18

August 17, 2018

Dear Parents,  Our three days back at school have been really great.  Teachers have taken time to establish classroom norms with students, conduct team and classroo...

Principal's Message 8.10.18

August 10, 2018

Approved Snacks: What Parents Need to Know   The District has revised the APPROVED SNACK LIST, adding more items to this list to give families more choices. The items...

Dear Prairie Parents, The summer has flown by quickly as always, and it’s time to get back into the swing of school. On behalf of the entire Prairie School staff, Welco...

Flagpole Assembly Prairie's conclusion to the school year is always a heartfelt one as we gather around the flagpole, wish our graduating 5th graders good luck, and sing ...

  No School Monday, May 28th - Memorial Day Half Day Friday, June 1st - Dismissal at 11:45 am Busy & Fun Week We had a very busy week this week. &nbsp...

Half Day of School on Friday, May 25th - 11:45 am Dismissal Community Day - Friday, May 25th Community Day is an opportunity for you to spend time with your child during...

Student Leaders Teach Cool Tool Lesson  On Friday, our Positively Prairie Leadership Council (PPLC) students led out our May Cool Tools lesson, which focused on bein...