April Newletter

April Newsletter

King Elementary School

April 2017 Newsletter



Congratulations to the following students who will be heading to Round 1 of the Great Galesburg Shake and represent King Elementary:

*Zaine Trent                           *Cora Johnson                       *John Willis

*Christian DeLaCruz               *Alphine Nzinga                    *Terrion Harris

*Christopher Brooks               *Grace VanDyke                    *Cari Scott

*Yannick Deh                         *DeAmiyn Elston                   *Lyxander Cauthon


Kindergarten Pre-Registration will be held the week of April 17-21 from 9:30am – 3pm.  Parents that come in to pre-register will be enrolled in Skyward Family Access and receive information from their home school with regards to what forms are required. You can bring your child’s Birth Certificate and their physical, if they have it completed, at this time.  Once your student is enrolled in the Skyward Family Access you will be able to take advantage of our on-line registration when it opens on July 15th, 2017.  Other registration dates are listed below for your convenience:   


July 15 – Online registration opens for all current District #205 students.

July 19 – Registration for all District #205 students available at Lombard Jr. High 4-6pm

July 26 – Registration for all District #205 students available at Steele Elementary 4-6pm

Aug 2 – Registration at GHS Field House – 1242 W. Dayton St. 9am-4pm

Aug 3 – Registration at GHS Field House – 1242 W. Dayton St. 11am-7pm


The Rainforest is coming to King!

Snakes, monkeys, kinkajous, beautiful parrots, macaws, amazons and cockatoos from around the world are all coming to Galesburg!  Animal trainers will make a presentation during the day for all students at King Elementary on, April 18th at 9:30am.

 Then at Gale Elementary at 6pm, a wildly entertaining program will be put on for all GALE and KING Families.  Students will be able to interact with a few of these magnificent creatures.    The cost for the program is $5/person (Children under 3 years old are admitted for free).  Plan now to attend and please, all children must be accompanied by an adult.  This is an event that will be enjoyed by the entire family!

Mark Your Calendars ~ Important Dates to Remember


4/3/17 ~ 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Music Program at Lombard 7pm

4/4/17 ~ Student Council Meeting until 4:00pm

4/5/17 ~ Young Author’s Celebration

4/6/17 ~ PTO Meeting at 6pm

4/10/17 – 4/14/17 ~ Spring Break, No School

4/10/17 ~ Board Meeting at Board Office 6pm

4/17/17 – 4/21/17 ~ Pre-Kindergarten Registration

4/18/17 ~ Rainforest Night at Gale Elementary, 6pm $5/person.

4/20/17 ~ 2nd Grade Field Trip

4/21/17 ~ 4th Quarter Midterm

4/24/17 ~ 5th Grade Field Trip

5/2/17 ~ 4th Grade Field Trip ~ Student Council Meeting until 4:00pm

5/3/17 ~ Readermania Celebration

5/4/17 ~ Kindergarten Orientation 5-6pm ~ PTO Meeting 6pm

5/5/17 ~ 3rd Grade Field Trip  

5/8/17 ~ Board Meeting at Board Office 6pm

5/9/17 ~ Field Day *Sack Lunch Day*

5/10/17 ~ Kindergarten Field Trip

5/11/17 ~ Inflatable Day *Sack Lunch Day*

5/16/17 ~ Field Day Rain Date

5/19/17 ~ Last Day of School ~ Awards Ceremony (AM)

                    ~ Ice Cream Sundae Party (PM) 



*Please do not send children to school before 8am unless they attend PALS.  There is no supervision until 8am  and it is unsafe for them to be here without the teachers/staff.  If you need information about the PALS program, please call the YMCA at 309-344-1324.*



Please be sure to call the office


Before 9:00am if your child will be absent.

We want to know your children are safe with you!


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