Fri., Oct. 26, 2018

"Therefore encourage one another and build each other
up, just as in fact you are doing."
--1 Thessalonians 5:11, ILS theme verse for the 2018 2019 school year

Special Announcements
  • K-8 students will be dismissed at 11:30 AM on Thu., Nov. 1 and have no classes on Fri., Nov. 2 due to Parent-Teacher Conferences. Preschool classes will follow their regular schedules on Nov. 1 and 2.
  • Effective with the November book order, Immanuel’s class code is 2KI7W (I as in Idaho). When you go online to order your book, go under your profile, edit your child, and put in the new class code--that’s it!
  • Remember to go to and create a profile. This is your one-stop shop for school information. It includes important updates between weekly Eagle Info and links to other information critical of students and families. Simply click on the Parent Login tab and follow the prompts. Once your request is approved, you will be good to go. Questions? Contact the school office or Lori St.Vincent, marketing and communications director.
National Cross Country Meet Results
Immanuel Lutheran School sent two cross country athletes to the Lutheran National Cross Country Meet held at Concordia University-Mequon last weekend.
Following are the results.

Sean Heetland (G7) placed 7th out of 252 finishers overall with a time of 12:16
Michael Junitz (G5 ) placed 141st out of 252 finishers overall with a time of 14:39

Congratulations Sean and Michael! Well done! Go Eagles!
Employment Opportunity at Immanuel
Position: Special Education Coordinator
T his full time position provides consultation and coordination for special education needs of students at Immanuel Lutheran School under the guidance and direction of the School Principal and in accordance with the purpose statement, philosophy, and policies of the School.

Qualifications: Possess certification in Special Education and demonstrate leadership skills in special education and the ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents.

Reply: Please provide paperwork to Principal Donna Laughlin by Thu., Nov. 1.

Immanuel Lutheran Church and School is an equal employment opportunity employer; 
however, because we are a church body, we retain the right to give preference in hiring to persons who are members in good standing of a Lutheran Church Missouri Synod congregation.
Wreath Sale
Immanuel's high school students are heading to Minneapolis this summer to attend the National Youth Gathering. To help with the cost of this trip they are selling evergreen wreaths. Orders can be placed in the school office. Orders and payments are  due by Nov 1 .  Delivery is estimated for the week of  Dec. 3  and will be delivered to the school for pick up. Catalog at right.
Mass Choir Rehearsals Begin Nov. 4
Sundays in November at 1 PM in the Music Room
Make your personal preparation for our Savior’s birth even more special by helping others do the same. Be part of the mass choir that presents the annual Service of Lessons and Carols this year on Sat., Dec. 1. Join regular rehearsals on Thu., at 7 PM and/or Sun. afternoons at 1 PM. Questions? Contact Sharon Dalpini .
Calling All Veterans
Wed., Nov. 7, 8:50 AM
Veterans are invited to participate in Immanuel Lutheran School’s Veteran’s Day celebration chapel. Our goal is to have as many veterans in attendance as possible for this celebration in your honor. Please contact the church office to share name, rank, branch, and years of service. They are also invited to bring a hat, uniform, insignia, or memorabilia to display in the lobby that morning or to the office during business hours.
Operation Christmas Child Packing Party
Fri., Nov. 9, 3:30 PM
Magician Scott Piner and FREE hot dog dinner provide by Immanuel's Parent-Teacher League
Join us for another great afternoon of packing shoe box gifts for children around the world! Last year we packed 688 boxes; let's pack 1,000 this year! Click here to see what a difference your efforts make in children's lives! Financial donations toward mailing costs, which are now $9 per box are appreciated. Thank you so much for helping to support this great ministry all year long--and we hope to see you at this celebration and service opportunity!
Immanuel Bible Studies: You're Invited!
The Gospel of Mark, Monday AM Bible Study, Mons. at 9 AM; Monday PM Bible Study, Mons. at 7 PM; and Early Risers Bible Study, Weds. at 6:30 AM
The Truth Project ,   Tuesday AM Bible Study, Tues. at 9:30 AM, Fellowship Hall
The Armor of God,   Women’s Bible Study, Wed. at 9 AM, Fellowship Hall
The Book of James,  Thursday PM Bible Study, Thu. at 7 PM, Heritage Room
The Book of James,  Men’s Bible Study, Sat. at 8 AM, Fellowship Hall and Panera
Sunday Forum , Topical study, Sun., 9:30-10:30 AM, Library
Parenting Classes

Selfish or Joyful?
Nov. 13 8:45-10:30 AM in the Immanuel Library OR
Nov. 14 6:30-8 PM in the sanctuary
Led by Pr. Chris Davis
How to find joy in daily life. 
How do you teach kids to deal with it? 
It could be your spouse.
It could be you.
If you were unable to attend the Parenting Class on Executive Functioning (Oct. 8 and 9) that was sponsored by Immanuel's Parent Teacher League, you can access a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation here.
Restaurant Nights
Mon., Nov. 12, all day! at Panera Bread Bakery-Cafe
2987 Kirk Rd., Aurora
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner at the Aurora Kirk Rd. Panera, and Immanuel earns on every purchase accompanied by this flyer . Each participant must present the flyer (either hard copy or electronic image on a Smartphone or tablet) to the cashier at the time of purchase for our group to get credit for the sale. We hope to see you there! 
Thu., Jan. 10, 5-8 PM at Portillo's, 531 N. Randall Rd., Batavia
Proceeds earmarked to offset costs of National Youth Gathering
Enjoy a signature Italian beef sandwich, or milkshake, or one of a variety of salads, or a great cheeseburger or THAT CHOCOLATE CAKE! AND --Immanuel earns 20 percent of sales identified with this flyer --hard copy or on your Smartphone or tablet!

E veryone purchasing at the drive-thru must inform the first order taker for it to count and remember to check that FUNDRAISER is printed on your receipt, as sometimes orders get missed at checkout. A manager can adjust the order before you leave the restaurant. Please note: online, delivery, catering orders, and the purchase of gift cards are not counted towards fundraiser sales.
Shop and Share
ShopWithScrip ® for 2018 2019
Raise money for ILCS and save money on everyday purchases! Shop with Scrip allows families to do both while purchasing items such as gas, groceries, and clothing. Retailers offer a rebate percentage; 55 percent of this rebate goes to ILCS and 45 percent is refunded to purchasers at the end of the school year. Email Mike Riddell  with questions. The next order is due Mon., Nov. 5.

Visit  to see a list of retailers and use the enrollment code 96A591B555773 to sign up. Signing up for PrestoPay allows purchasers to receive gift cards immediately and with no need to write and drop off a check.

Click on the image above and designate Immanuel as your charity!
Immanuel School Committee
Please reach out to the School Committee via the school office or through the School Comments group in the Parent Login section at anytime with suggestions for improving Immanuel Lutheran School: Chairperson Judy Luetkens, Andrea Carroll, Larry Fass, Kendall Heetland, Sarah Murphy, and Erin Riddell.
Thu., Oct. 25, Aurora Central Catholic High School Open House below
Fri., Oct. 26, Report Cards sent home
Mon., Oct. 29 New Monday AM Bible Study (Book of Mark) 9 AM
Mon., Oct. 29 New Monday PM Bible Study (Book of Mark) 7 PM
Thu. Nov. 1 K-8 11:30 AM Dismissal for Parent-Teacher Conferences Preschool follows regular schedule
Fri., Nov. 2 K-8 - No School for Parent-Teacher Conferences Preschool follows regular schedule
Wed., Nov. 7 Special Chapel Service Honoring Veterans 8:50 AM in the sanctuary
Fri., Nov. 9 Operation Christmas Child Packing Party 3:30 PM
Mon., Nov. 12 Immanuel Day at Panera all day at 2987 Kirk, Aurora
Tue., Nov. 13 Parenting Class: Selfish or Joyful? 8:45 AM in the Sanctuary
Wed., Nov. 14 Parenting Class: Selfish or Joyful? 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary
Outside Events of Interest to Families
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Immanuel's Mission
The Word of God is at the foundation of all we do.
We welcome and equip people to follow Christ and live authentic faith.
We are a family that demonstrates our faith in Christ
by the way we love, support, and grow together.

Developing Today’s Disciples 
Church 630 879 7163. 8-4 PM
School 630 406 0157, 8-4 PM