PANTHER PRESS
April 27, 2018


Dear Parents and Guardians:

We were thrilled to host our first Junior Achievement Day today at Prairie Grove School.  All students, in kindergarten through 8th grade participated in the many enriching and inspiring activities offered by Junior Achievement(JA).  

Junior Achievement partners with schools and organizations to help inspire and prepare young people to succeed.   JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs shows them all of the possibilities that lay before them. JA's core values are as follows: 

  • Belief in the boundless potential of young people
  • Commitment to the principles of market-based economics and entrepreneurship
  • Passion for what we do and honesty, integrity, and excellence in how we do it
  • Respect for the talents, creativity, perspectives, and backgrounds of all individuals
  • Belief in the power of partnership and collaboration
  • Conviction in the educational and motivational impact of relevant, hands-on learning. 
Please take a moment to review a brief overview of the program your child participated in today by clicking on a link below:   


We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to two of our Prairie Grove parents who made our Junior Achievement Day a reality.  It is through their dedication and commitment to the future of our children, that this was possible.  

Mr. Larry  Nieman -  Vice President for Curriculum and Instruction
Robert Morris University - Illinois

and

Mrs. Gretchen Hart
Vice President -  First Midwest Bank







Joint Board Meeting Cancelled

The Region IV (District 3, District 26, District 46, District 47 & District 155) Joint School Board meeting, scheduled to be hosted by Prairie Grove on  May 7th at 7:00 p.m. , has been cancelled. There is no scheduled make-up date. District 46's regular May school board meeting will still be held on  Monday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m.  with Executive Session starting at  6:00pm.  The regular meeting will be held in the Junior High Library.

District  Information

What is a RAVE Review?
A RAVE Review (Recognize a Valued Employee) is an unsolicited special recognition that acknowledges a Prairie Grove staff member who has really helped you or your student or has been highly effective and motivating. Our staff takes great pride in helping students achieve their potential. Take a few minutes and let a staff member know how much you appreciate their work!


In collaboration with the PTO, the Apex Fun Run is back and is starting Monday, April 30th with our Teacher Huddles.  Please watch for information coming home on Tuesday, May 1, 2018!
Elementary  Information
PTO Information
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NEW SPIRIT WEAR ITEMS HAVE BEEN ADDED!!!

Click the link below to order!!!

 
Be Sure to Check the District Calendar on our Homepage 
for all Scheduled Games

Important Dates to Remember



Saturday, April 28, 2018
Advanced Band State Competition
Dundee Middle School
4200 W. Main Street
West Dundee, IL  
9:20 a.m.


Thursday May 3 , 2018 Elementary Band Concert
7:00 p.m.
Multi-Purpose Room


Friday, May 4, 2018
8th Grade Student Council Activity
3:3 Tournament
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Junior High Gym


Saturday, May 5, 2018
Jazz Band I State Competition
Indian Trail Junior High School
222 N. JFK Drive
Addison, IL  
2:45 p.m.


Monday, May 7, 2018
Board of Education Meeting
7:00 p.m.
Junior High Library


May 11, 2018 PTO Sponsored 8th Grade
Dinner Dance
6:00 p.m.




Prairie Grove Elementary 815-459-3023

Prairie Grove Junior High 815-459-3557 

Attendance Line 815-459-6967