Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
Baptism Birthdays
Baptism birthdays are celebrated during the first chapel service of each month. Each person celebrating a baptism birthday this year will receive an armband that shows the Colors of Salvation. For an explanation of these colors, check the ILS website here .
Communication Options
Info by Text?

Immanuel Lutheran School is looking into the option of texting families in the event of a school emergency or to communicate weather-related school closings. Families who would prefer their mobile telephone number is not included in this form of communication, are asked to contact the school office as soon as possible. Families will receive complete information about this plan in the coming weeks.
Immanuel on The City

The City is Immanuel's internal, private social media and is a hub for ongoing classroom and organization information, #ImmanuelEvent news, prayer requests, and to sign-up for opportunities to serve. Families not previously on The City should have received an invitation. We are experiencing technical difficulties, but will get invitations out to all new families as soon as possible.
Volunteer Opportunities
Tuesday Lunchroom Helpers

Looking for an easy way to help get involved at Immanuel? Be a Tuesday Lunchroom Helper! Each Tuesday from September through May, the PTL organizes two to three volunteers to monitor the lunchroom so that the teachers can have a quiet period to do whatever they need to do (return phone calls, grade papers, eat lunch, just sit in silence, etc). Everyone is invited to sign up for as many or as few Tuesdays as they like--super easy! Please visit this link to sign up:
Employment Opportunitity
Part-Time Position Available

North Island Catering (Immanuel's hot lunch provider) is seeking a dependable, trustworthy individual to serve hot lunch to Immmanuel students. Hours would be 11-12:30 PM on school days when lunch is being provided. Individuals interested in learning more are asked to call North Island Catering at 847 334 1344 to schedule an interview that will be held at Immanuel.
Shop! And Share the News!
Shop With Scrip (Replaces Manna Program)

Raise money for ILCS and save money on your everyday purchases! Shop with Scrip allows you to do both of these things while purchasing things like gas, groceries, and clothing.  The next orders and checks are due Mon., Sept. 11.  Go to and register using the enrollment code  96A591B555773 . More information can be found on the school website or email Megan Watson at with questions. Additional information is available on the ILS website here.

What is PrestoPay? A convenient payment system that uses electronic debit instead of dropping off a check; it's fast and convenient! 

Bonus through Sept, 8: Albertson's/Jewel (5 percent)
Bonuses beginning Sept. 9: Chili's (16 percent), Maggiano's (16 percent), On the Border (16 percent).
Amazon Smile for Immanuel

Calling all shoppers! Please consider clicking on the link below and choosing Immanuel Lutheran Church as the beneficiary for Amazon Smile purchases. This designation generates donations for Immanuel Lutheran Church and School. There is no additional cost and shopping Amazon Smile doesn't change the bottom line on orders. Please spread the good news and help Immanuel raise funds on everyday purchases. Click here to support Immanuel through Amazon Smile!
Office Updates
Safety Drills Begin

Required safety drills, including fire, lockdown, and tornado drills, will begin in September. It is very important for staff and students to be prepared to react appropriately in an emergency situation.

Scholastic Book Orders

Paper flyers were sent home this week. For those who can’t wait, the web address is  and the ILS Class Activation Code is GMXY4. All orders will be placed on the second Thursday of each month, unless stated otherwise.

Batavia Mothers Club Coat Drive

The Batavia Mothers' Club annual coat drive Sept. 15 through 29. A collection bin will be available in the school entryway. Please bring new or gently used coats to share with those in need.
Upcoming #ImmanuelEvents
Sept. 10 Discovering Immanuel begins at 3 PM

Sept. 18 Vision and Hearing Rescreening

Sept. 24, 11 AM service, G3-5 choir sings in worship

Sept. 27-28 School Picture Day order forms sent home closer to picture days.

Sept. 29 Walk-a-thon

Nov. 7 Picture Retake Day
Discovering Immanuel

Discovering Immanuel is the first of three classes designed to guide people through a process from considering membership in the Immanuel community to active and intentional participation. This fall’s Discovering Immanuel class will cover the key things to know to be an active and engaged participant at Immanuel and are essential to understand for those interested in becoming a member. There will also be opportunities to meet with an active member of Immanuel who can answer questions and help make connections. Finally, key ministry leaders will introduce ministry areas and entry level ministry opportunities to consider. Child care is available upon request. For complete information, visit this page or contact the church office .
Upcoming Off-Site
Robotics for Kids

Sponsored by Fox Valley Robotics, Robotics for Kids provides robotics activities for students in Grades 1 through 12. For complete information on programs beginning for 2017-2018, please visit .
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