This will be a short week for YGS students. There is no school tomorrow due to Columbus Day and no school on Tuesday due to Teacher Institute Day. School resumes on Wednesday, October 11th.

The YGS staff hopes you will join us on Thursday, October 12th for Literacy Night! The PTO is providing FREE pizza for all families and the YGS staff has various interactive family literacy activities for the family to participate in. We hope to see everyone between 5:30-7:00pm.

Have a great week!

Melissa Lewis, Principal
630.553.4390 x4505
October 9th: No School due to Columbus Day

October 10th: No School due to Teacher Institute Day

October 12th: YGS Literacy Night from 5:30-7:00pm

October 16th: Board of Education Meeting at YHS at 7:00pm

October 18th: End of 1st Quarter

October 20th: Box Tops Due

October 21st: Yorkville Community Event: Harlem Wizards Game at YMS

October 24th: Picture Retakes

October 25th: McDonald's Family Dinner Night 5:00-8:00pm

October 26th: No Early Childhood and Kindergarten Attendance due to Parent
Teacher Conferences
October 26th: 1st - 3rd Grade Early Dismissal at 11:55 due to Parent Teacher

October 27th: No School for ALL YGS students due to Parent Teacher Conferences

October 31st: YGS PTO Halloween Parties for KDG - 3rd Grade

October 31st: EC Field Trip to Hoover Outdoor Education Center
  • The Taffy Apple fundraiser flyers went home last week. Please remember to return your order form ASAP. Taffy Apple pickup is on October 26th from 3:00-4:45.

  • The PTO is hosting a "Giving Back" project where we are asking YGS families to donate gently used coats. Donated coats will go to YGS families in need FIRST, then any additional coats will go to the Kendall County Food Pantry. We hope you will consider donating a gently used coat to help our community.

  • We hope to see you at Literacy Night on Thursday, October 12th! PTO is sponsoring FREE pizza for EVERYONE!!! Please join us between 5:30-7:00pm in the YGS cafeteria for FREE pizza!

  • The PTO has been busy planning the Halloween parties for Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades. Early Childhood does not have a Halloween party as they go on a field trip instead. A sign up link was sent to all K-3 parents. The grade level sign ups are also posted to the PTO Facebook page

  • We hope to see many YGS families at the Harlem Wizards game on Saturday, October 21st! See the informational flyer below for more details about this event which raises money for ALL PTOs in District 115.

  • McDonald's is having a YGS Family Dinner Night on October 25th from 5:00-8:00pm. No flyer is needed! 10% of ALL sales between 5-8pm will be donated to YGS!!!
What's for lunch? Click HERE for this month's hot lunch menu.
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