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Attendance

24-Hour Attendance Line
630-834-3296

Hours

Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM


Lunch Period 1 

(1st, 2nd grade) 
10:55 AM - 11:55 AM


Lunch Period 2

(3rd, 4th & 5th grade)
11:25 AM - 12:25 PM


AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
 
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

 

AM Kindergarten 
9:45 AM to 11:55 AM

PM Kindergarten
12:55 PM to 3:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5
9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Parent Links

Office Contacts

Thompson, Michelle
michellethompson@elmhurst205.org
Billenstein, Sheila
Lead Secretary sbillenstein@elmhurst205.org
Guimon, Eileen
Assistant Secretary eguimon@elmhurst205.org
Pavone, Karen
Nurse

Nurse

School Nurse

 

Staff


Upcoming Important Dates


Dates to Remember

March 19- PTA Meeting 8:30 am
March 19- D205 Orchestra Festival 7:30 pm at York
March 20- Student Late Arrival
March 23- Spring Break Begins
April 1- School resumes
April 3- Student Late Arrival

April 18- Incoming Kindergarten Information Night

              6:00-7:30 pm

April 19- No School
April 24- Student Late Arrival

 

 

See Emerson Events for additional calendar items
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Full STEAM Ahead at Emerson!

Emerson News

3/18/19

D205 is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website on April 1, 2019. When families return from Spring Break, they will experience the updated look and feel of the main district website as well as all 13 school sites.

Originally created in 2007, our current sites received a much needed refresh and contain several great new features including:

  • ADA Compliance Through AudioEye®
  • Modern Design & Branded Look
  • Better Organization & Streamlined Content
  • Improved Navigation and Search Functions
  • Flexible, Responsive Design to Any Device
  • Find it Fast and Familiar Drop Down Menus
  • News and Events
  • Quick Links & Parent Resources
  • Calendars

Take a moment on Launch Day, April 1, 2019, to navigate around our new district and school websites. If you have any questions or comments regarding the content contained on the new website, info@elmhurst205.org. Our website will always be a work in progress. We will continue to make updates regularly in order to continue to share the great happening in our schools.

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EMERSON LETTER 3.15.19

Happy Friday!

 

We had a great week at Emerson! We started the week with an exciting Monday. My student principal for the day helped me lead a PBIS assembly to share with the students that they earned a celebration… they voted to have a Snowball Fight (not real snowballs)!! Some classes did their Snowball Fight yesterday and some will have theirs next Thursday. We also had Eagle Families on Monday and the families worked together to practice collaboration and cooperation by solving escape room style puzzles. This week in the classroom I saw many grade levels starting their writing unit on opinion pieces. I love seeing these come to life because many grades have the students write to me with their great ideas about how we can continue to make Emerson an awesome school. I can’t wait to see the products that come out of the opinion writing this year! Tonight is Emerson’s Got Talent! I am looking forward to seeing our talented Eagles!

 

Important Spring Sing Information from Mr. Miller:

The students at Emerson are busy getting ready for their annual Spring Sings! This is an opportunity for you to see all of the various things your child has been learning about in music this year. The Spring Sing date will be on May 9th. Kindergarten sings will be part of a special class celebration. Look for more information from Ms. Niggins and Mrs. Garcia.

 

May 9th Spring Sings:

1st Grade - 12:30 p.m.

2nd Grade - 8:45 a.m.

3rd Grade - 1:30 p.m.

4th Grade - 10:30 a.m.

5th Grade - 9:30 a.m. 

Emerson Singers - 5:00 p.m.

 

Additional Notes and Reminders:

  • See you tonight at Emerson’s Got Talent starting at 6:30pm at Churchville!
  • Tuesday, March 19th at 8:30 am will be our next PTA meeting. My maternity leave substitute, Dr. Podraza will be in attendance if you would like to meet her!
  • Wednesday, March 20th is the next Student Late Arrival, we also have a Student Late Arrival right after Spring Break on April 3rd!
  • Spring Break will be Monday, March 25th -Friday, March 29th. School will resume on April 1st.
  • We will take the state mandated test for 3rd-5th graders in April. The test is now called the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (it was formerly the PARCC test). This test assesses reading and math. Our plan is to do a majority of our testing the week of April 8th with make-ups the following week!
  • Check out this link for information about a District Math Journal Art cover contest! Cover Art Contest
  • See information below about the upcoming District Chess Tournament and a D205 Foundation Event!
  • Tuesday, March 19, all Elmhurst D205 Orchestra students will combine forces for the biggest musical event of the year: the Orchestra Festival!  This event showcases all orchestra students from grades 4-12 in one performance at York High School, starting at 7:30pm.  Come and join us for a spectacular evening of music!
  • World Down Syndrome Day: We are looking to continue to develop awareness and community for all of our learners. This year we will be celebrating World Downs Syndrome Day on Thursday, March 21st. We will be sharing short bits of information with the students about Downs Syndrome throughout the week and we are asking students to please wear colorful, mismatched, silly socks on the 21st to recognize this day!

Have a great weekend!

Michelle Thompson

 

CHESS TOURNAMENT WEDNESDAY APRIL 3RD       

There is a tournament on Wednesday April 3rd at York High School. It is a tournament where all the D205 schools are invited to participate. It is a wonderful experience for even the most novice of players. A registration form was sent home in your child's backpack and is due back by Friday, March 15th with payment if your child wishes to participate. If your child is interested in participating or you have any questions please reach out to Marisela Schmidt at schmidtmarcie@yahoo.com for additional information.

 

D205 Foundation ‘Queen of Hearts’ Raffle @ Cottage Hill

Cottage Hill Station has partnered with the Foundation to support fundraising efforts by hosting a Queen of Hearts Raffle. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at the restaurant (no purchase necessary). Drawings will be Thursday evenings between 7:30-8:00pm. The lucky winner will split the proceeds with the Foundation as the beneficiary of the raffle. Much gratitude to Cottage Hill Station for helping to support educational enhancements in all thirteen public schools!

 

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Emerson's Mission

Emerson will create a safe, respectful environment where students are empowered to be responsible and take risks. Through cooperative efforts, staff, students, and families will promote life-long learning and provide for individual needs.

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