Prairie Principal's Message Blog

Friday, April 10th - No School Dear Families, Thank you so much for continued support as we navigate our remote learning journey.  Your encouraging emails to admini...

Dear Prairie Families, We appreciate your flexibility as we have navigated our first official week of remote learning.  We completely understand our role as educato...

Remote Learning Communication Remote learning plans were shared yesterday along with a Parent Q & A document.  Remote learning officially begins Tuesday, March 31st....

Prairie Families, Thank you for your flexibility and understanding given these unprecedented times.  Please know that the decisions made at the district level are t...

Upcoming Dates this Week • Daylight Saving Time begins on Sun., Mar. 8. Turn clocks ahead one hour. • Thurs., Mar. 12, is an EARLY RELEASE DAY. See E-NEWS for di...

Principal's Message 2.28.20

February 27, 2020

No School Monday, March 2nd - Pulaski Day OPEN BOARD POSITIONS ON THE TWIN GROVES PTO (Repeat)   Attention 5th Grade parents! The Twin Groves PTO is looking for ...

Principal's Message 2.21.20

February 22, 2020

Friday, February 29th - Half Day of School - Dismissal at 11:45am Open Board Positions on the Twin Groves PTO Attention 5th Grade parents! The Twin Groves PTO is looking...

Principal's Message 2.14.20

February 14, 2020

  No School Monday, January 17th - President's Day Valentine's Parties Our Valentine's parties were a great success today.  Thank you to...

Principal's Message 2.7.20

February 7, 2020

Girls on the Run 2020 We still have a few more spaces left for the Girls on the Run program for Prairie this spring. We will begin the last week of February and will go t...

Principal's Message 1.31.20

January 31, 2020

Regarding the Coronavirus: Info and Guidance for Schools The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has issued this information and guidance–including Frequen...

Principal's Message 1.24.20

January 24, 2020

4th and 5th Grade Orchestra Winter Concert                                   The 4th and ...

Principal's Message 1.17.20

January 17, 2020

  No School Monday, January 20th - Martin Luther King Day Calling All Incoming 2020-2021 Kindergarten Families - FREE (and only opportunity) for Willow Grove Sp...

  KCSD96 Offers a Dual Language Opportunity Parents are invited to consider the Dual Language Program for their incoming Willow Grove kindergartner. The program&r...

Principal's Message 12.20.19

December 20, 2019

  Happy Winter Break! Parents Asked to Complete 5Essentials Survey School District 96 parents are asked to complete online the parent/guardian portion of the...

Principal's Message 12.13.19

December 13, 2019

  Parents Asked to Complete 5Essentials Survey   School District 96 parents are asked to complete online the parent/guardian portion of the 8th-annual Ill...

Principal's Message 12.6.19

December 6, 2019

  Upcoming Event Go Purple For Pancreatic Cancer Fundraiser: We are collecting money (no coins, please!) to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer Research! This fundr...

Principal's Message 11.22.19

November 23, 2019

Monday, Nov. 25th - Early Release at 2:00pm ~ Tuesday, Nov. 26th - No School for Students Family Educator Conferences ~ Monday, November 25 & Tuesday, November 26 We...

Principal's Message 11.15.19

November 13, 2019

Student Report Card Access Nov. 22  Your student’s report card will be available for you to access online NEXT FRIDAY, Nov. 22...

Principal's Message 11.8.19

November 9, 2019

  Friday, 11/15 is a half-day of school - 11:45am Dismissal Prairie After-School Roller Skating Fun Plan ahead for after-school fun when we return to Prairie...

Principal's Message 11.1.19

October 31, 2019

Halloween Festivities Thank you to our PTO volunteers for making our classroom Halloween parties such a great success.  The kids always have a good time.  The Prair...

Principal's Message 10.25.19

October 25, 2019

Monster Bash TONIGHT from 6:00pm - 7:30pm.  See you then! What’s new in PE? One thing that is new right now in P.E. here at Prairie is me! I am Mr. Nickle and...

Principal's Message 10.18.19

October 19, 2019

Author visit Yangsook Choi grew up in Korea. She started drawing at age 4 and loved telling her grandma scary stories. After moving to New York to pursue her art, she has...

Principal's Message 10.4.19

October 5, 2019

Please remember: No School on Wednesday 10/9, Thursday 10/10, and Friday 10/11 next week No School on Monday 10/14 - Teacher Institute Day   ...

Principal's Message 9.27.19

September 27, 2019

No School Monday, September 30th News from Specials Class - What’s happening in P.E.?      We are looking forward to a great year in Physi...

Puma Post 9.20.19

September 20, 2019

Halloween Costumes On Thursday, October 31st, we will be celebrating Halloween at school.  Each year we have a costume parade and an assembly and classroom part...