September Newsletter (1)

September Newsletter

King Elementary School

August/September 2017 Newsletter

Principal:  Mrs. Joan Hoschek                                                                                                

The faculty and staff at King Elementary would like to “Welcome” all students and parents to the 2017-2018 school year!  If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call the school office.  Also, if your child is going to be absent from school, please call 309-973-2012, before 9:00am. 


Breakfast is available; free of charge, to all King students.  It is served 8 - 8:30am.  If your child is NOT eating breakfast, they are NOT allowed to be on school grounds until 8:25am.  There is no supervision until that time.  If you need assistance before 8:25am, the PALS program is available.  For more PALS information, please call the YMCA at 309-344-1324.


Helping your child to be successful at school! 

Develop a partnership with your child’s teacher and school staff

·       Meet your child’s teacher

·       Get to know who’s at your child’s school

·       Attend parent-teacher conferences and keep in touch with the teacher

Support your child academically

·       Make sure that your child gets homework done

·       Find homework help for your child if needed

·       Help your child prepare for tests

Get involved with your child’s school

·       Learn what the school offers

·       Volunteer at your child’s school and/or join your schools PTO

Get informed and be an advocate for your child

·       Don’t be afraid to ask questions

·       Let the school know your concerns

Support your child’s learning at home

·       Demonstrate a positive attitude about education

·       Encourage your child to read; use the library

·       Talk to your child

·        Encourage your child to be responsible and work independently

            Mark Your Calendars ~ Important Dates to Remember


8/21/2017 – Full Day of School 3:15 Dismissal – Solar Eclipse

                                    (Solar Eclipse glasses provided by District #205)

8/22/2017 – 2:20 Early Dismissal

8/23/2017 – 2:20 Early Dismissal

8/24/2017 – 2:20 Early Dismissal

8/25/2017 – Starts the Full Day Schedule for the 17/18 School Year, 3:15 Dismissal

8/29/2017 – Open House 5:00pm – 6:30pm

9/4/2017 – No School

9/11/2017 – Board Meeting 6pm @ Board Office

9/12/2017 – 12pm Early Dismissal

9/18/2017—Krispy Kreme Orders & Money Due to Office

9/19/2017 – School Pictures

9/28/2017 – 5th Grade Field Trip

9/28/2017—Krispy Kreme Orders Delivered   Pick-up in Gym from 3:15-6pm

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