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Main Office Hours:
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Attendance Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:25 a.m. -3:25 p.m.

(7:30 a.m. - 8:18 a.m. B/O/C)

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Office Contacts

Pogue Reeder, Gina
Principal gpoguereeder@elmhurst205.org
Cunningham, Peter
Assistant Principal pcunningham@elmhurst205.org
Kragel, Mary
Lead Secretary mkragel@elmhurst205.org
Martinez-Olaguez, Viviana
Assistant Secretary
Gallegos, Maria
Parent Liaison mgallegos@elmhurst205.org
Weppner, Katie
School Nurse cweppner@elmhurst205.org

Staff

Important Upcoming Dates

 

April 14 Non Attendance Day - No School
April 19 Student Late Arrival at 10:00 AM (Doors will open at 9:45 AM)  No Band/Orchestra/Choir
May 6 8th Grade Dance 7:30 - 10:00 PM
May 17 Student Late Arrival at 10:00 AM (Doors will open at 9:45 AM)  No Band/Orchestra/Choir
May 23 Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation Meeting 6:30-7:30 PM
May 29 Memorial Day - No School
May 31 8th Grade Promotion - 8:00 PM at York High School

Blue & Gold - CHARGER NEWS

4/24/17

Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer joins more than 400 school chiefs from across the state, representing 1.35 million students, in calling for the Illinois General Assembly to immediately pass a state budget. The grassroots initiative - called “Pass Illinois’ Budget!” - also urges lawmakers and Governor Rauner to improve the state’s education funding formula, and pay school districts millions of dollars owed in unpaid bills this year.

As legislators return to Springfield following their spring break, school districts are using school marquees to share their frustration with the state budget crisis and taking to social media with a call to #PassILBudget. As of April 24, 2017, the state now owes District 205 $3,670,579 and has been operating without a full budget for the past 22 months.

“I stand with more than 390 superintendents from across the state in a call for action,” said Dr. Moyer. “We need to end the impasse now and move forward with a budget that will serve the two million K-12 Illinois public school students who represent our future.”

The superintendents are calling on members of the Illinois General Assembly and the Governor to do the following:

  • Immediately, and with bipartisan support, end the state budget impasse.
  • Improve the state’s education funding formula and invest in students and schools, including higher education, throughout the state.
  • Pay school districts what they are owed this year.

While K-12 education has benefited from a partially-funded state budget, Illinois schools, students, families, and communities will continue to suffer without a full state budget. Districts will continue to struggle if “Mandated Categoricals,” state payments which support special education, bilingual education, transportation, and other important services, do not get paid this year. District 205 has not received three categorical payments this year. Here are the largest funds due:

  • Transportation -$990,078.06
  • Special Education - $2,616,602.18
  • State Free Lunch - $1,818.25
  • Driver’s Education - $22,080.28
  • Early Childhood - $40,000.00

State revenue accounts for about 8.13 percent of District 205’s operating budget or $9,341,790. The General State Aid payments, which support general operating expenses, are being paid on time, however, the categorical payments are not. District 205 has not received any categorical payments this year with the exception of one late quarter payment from last fiscal year.

"Because this money reimburses costs to existing programming, and because the majority of these services are required by law, the District will likely have to consider either spending down its fund balance, which is an unsustainable solution, or study options to reduce spending in other programming areas in which discretionary decisions are possible," noted Dr. Moyer.

More than 400 superintendents, representing 66 percent of Illinois’ public school students from Carbondale to Chicago to Rockford have joined the effort. Please see the attached press release to view the list. Please also reference the attached Frequently Asked Questions.

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4/21/17

Thank you to our amazing parents for hosting our Honor Roll & B.U.G (Bringing Up Grades) breakfast. As always, celebrating our students for their hard work during 2 & 3 quarter with great music and breakfast burritos is a great way to end the week!

 

This weekend, we will be hosting GIRLS Academy with a partnership with Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority of Elmhurst College. GIRLS Academy is a one-and-a-half day leadership retreat/lock-in tailored specifically to the needs of the young teen girl. This interactive program includes small group discussions, personal journaling and reflections, and a community service project. Collegiate women of Kappa Kappa Gamma serve as role models and small group facilitators and are supervised by Kappa alumnae who are trained as education specialists. Parents are asked to complete the attached survey about their child as a “pre-test” before the wonderful weekend of leadership. I look forward to seeing our girls at 8:00 tomorrow morning. Please remember, all food is provided (even snacks!).

 

Promotion season is officially underway! All of our 8th graders took a field trip to the Science and Industry Museum on Tuesday. The ended their week receiving their invitations to the PTA hosted 8th Grade Dance on May 6th 7:30 - 10:00 pm. Our Blue Gym will be transformed into a magical wonderland by our 8th grade parents. It is a special night. 

 

On Monday, April 24th, the Illinois Principal Association will host their Annual Student Recognition Breakfast. This year, our staff selected Bryce Bukowski and David Tith to represent Churchville at the DuPage County IPA Student Recognition Breakfast. Students from elementary, middle, and high schools across the county will be recognized for their achievements. Congratulations to Bryce and David!

 

Have a wonderful weekend!

 

Respectfully,

Gina Pogue Reeder, Principal

 
Churchville Events 4/24/17 – 4/28/17

 

4/24/17:
Athletic Study Hall 3:30-4:20
Tutor Tables 3:30-4:20
Student Council Meeting 3:30-4:20
GTO Sewing Club 3:30-4:20
Girls Basketball Intramurals 3:30-4:20
Industrial Tech Club 3:30-4:20
8th grade Floor Hockey Intramurals 3:30-4:20
Computer Lab 3:30-4:20
Academic Study Hall 3:30-4:20
Jazz Band Practice 3:30-4:20
7th & 8th Track Practice 4:20-5:30

4/25/17:
Tutor Tables 3:30-4:20
Ted Ed Club 3:30-4:20
Computer Lab 3:30-4:20
Academic Study Hall 3:30-4:20
Athletic Study Hall 3:30-4:20
Art Club 3:30-4:20
Girls Badminton Intramurals 3:30-4:20
7th & 8th Track Practice 4:20-5:30

4/26/17:
6th grade Floor Hockey Intramurals 3:30-4:20
Eco Club 3:30-4:20
Computer Lab 3:30-4:20
Girls Indoor Soccer Intramurals 3:30-4:20
Academic Study Hall 3:30-4:20
Track Meet @ York H.S. 4:30-7:00

4/27/17:
Girls Dance Intramurals 3:30-4:20
Yearbook Meeting 3:30-4:20
Tutor Tables 3:30-4:20
6th Floor Hockey Intramurals 3:30-4:20
Computer Lab 3:30-4:20
Academic Study Hall 3:30-4:20
Track Meet @ Willowbrook H.S.

4/28/17:
Chatter Newspaper 3:30-4:20
Jazz Band Practice 3:30-4:20
7th & 8th Track Practice 3:30-4:20


 

Queridos amigos y familia de Churchville,

 

Gracias a nuestros increíbles padres por hospedar nuestro desayuno de Honores y B.U.G. (Aumentar Buenos Grados) Como siempre, celebrar a nuestros estudiantes por su gran trabajo durante 2do y 3re trimestre con gran música y burritos es una gran manera de terminar la semana!

Este fin de semana seremos anfitriones de la Academia de NIÑAS y estaremos asociando con Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority del Colegio Elmhurst. La Academia de niñas es un retiro de liderazgo de un dia y medio adaptado específicamente a las necesidades de las jovencitas adolescentes, las jovencitas estarán dentro la escuela todo el tiempo bajo supervisión. Este programa interactivo incluye discusiones en pequeños grupos, diario personal y reflexiones, y un proyecto de servicio comunitario. La mujer colegiada de Kappa Kappa Gamma sirve como modelo de facilitadores en grupos pequeños y son supervisados por alumnos de Kappa que están capacitados como especialistas en educación. Se les pide a los padres que completen la encuesta adjunta sobre su hijo como una "pre-prueba" antes del maravilloso fin de semana de liderazgo. Espero ver a nuestras niñas a las 8:00am por la mañana. Por favor, recuerde, toda la comida se proporciona (incluso un snack!).

 

La temporada de Promoción está oficialmente en marcha! Todos nuestros estudiantes de 8vo grado tomaron un paseo al Museo Ciencia de Industria el martes. Ellos terminaron su semana recibiendo sus invitaciones al Baile de 8vo grado que será organizado por PTA el 6 de Mayo de 7:30 – 10:00 pm. Nuestro gimnasio azul se transforma en un paraíso mágico por nuestros padres de 8vo grado. Es una noche especial.

 

El lunes 24 de Abril, la Asociación Principal de Illinois/IPA recibirá un Desayuno Reconocimiento Anual al Estudiante. Este año, nuestro personal a seleccionado Bryce Bukowski y David Tith prara representar Churchville al Condado de DuPage IPA Desayuno Reconocimiento al Estudiante. Los estudiantes de las escuelas primarias, secundarias y preparatorias en todo el condado serán reconocidos por sus logros. Felicitaciones a Bryce y David!

 

Que tengan un maravilloso fin de semana!

 

Respetuosamente,

Gina Pogue Reeder, La Directora

                                 

 

Eventos en Churchville 4/24/2017 - 4/28/2017

 

4/24/17:

Salón de Estudio Atlético 3:30-4:20
Mesa de Tutores 3:30-4:20
Reunión Consejo Estudiantil 3:30-4:20
GTO Club de Costura - 3:30-4:20
Niñas Intramuros de Baloncesto 3:30-4:20
Club Técnico Industrial 3:30-4:20
8vo grado Intramuros de Floor Hockey 3:30-4:20
Laboratorio de Computación 3:30-4:20
Salón de Estudio Académico 3:30-4:20
Practica de Banda Jazz 3:30-4:20
7mo y 8vo grado Niñas/Niños Práctica de Track 4:20-5:30

 

4/25/17:
Mesa de Tutores 3:30-4:20
Club de Ted ED 3:30-4:20
Laboratorio de Computación 3:30-4:20
Salón de Estudio Académico 3:30-4:20
Salón de Estudio Atlético 3:30-4:20
Club Arte 3:30-4:20
Niñas Intramuros de Badminton 3:30-4:20
7mo y 8vo grado Niñas/Niños Práctica de Track 4:20-5:30

 

4/26/17:
6to grado Intramuros de Floor Hockey 3:30-4:20
Club ECO 3:30-4:20
Laboratorio de Computación 3:30-4:20
Niñas Intramuros de Indoor Soccer 3:30-4:20 
Salón de Estudio Académico 3:30-4:20
Track Meet en la escuela York 4:30-7:00

 

4/27/17:
Niñas Intramuros de Baile 3:30-4:20
Reunión de Yearbook 3:30-4:20
Mesa de Tutores 3:30-4:20
7to grado Intramuros de Floor Hockey 3:30-4:20
Salón de Estudio Académico 3:30-4:20
Laboratorio de Computación 3:30-4:20
Track Meet en la Preparatoria Willowbrook 4:30-7:00

 

4/28/17:
Chatter Newspaper 3:30-4:20
Practica de Banda Jazz 3:30-4:20
7mo y 8vo grado Niñas/Niños Práctica de Track 3:30-4:20

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4/12/17

The tradition continues with this year’s sixth annual Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst on April 27, from 5:30-7:30 PM in the York High School Commons, sponsored by the District 205 Foundation for Educational Excellence. Elmhurst restaurants and pizzerias will be showcasing their traditional, specialty varieties and gluten-free pizza pies. The $10 entrance fee allows attendees to taste the variety of vendor offerings and vote for their favorites. The event will also feature raffles and musical entertainment.

This is a great family fundraising event that allows adults and kids to enjoy dinner together with friends and taste pizzas that are both familiar and new to them. For those families trying to juggle sports practices and games on a weeknight, it’s a great way to grab dinner before or after. Make it dinner-and-a-play by combining the evening with this year’s York High School spring musical, West Side Story, which is currently sold out.

Proceeds from Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst benefit District 205 Foundation programs that enhance education for K-12 schools. For more information and to purchase the entrance fee in advance, visit 
www.elmhurst205.org/foundation_pizza.

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4/11/17

The RevTrak Web Store is getting a makeover. This new mobile-friendly design will simplify end-user experience when making payments from any device. Visit the Web Store through any web browser on the device of your choosing – it’s that easy. In addition to the responsive design, the following features have been added:

  • Quick, two-step checkout process
  • Convenient login window

Access the Customer Account Guide and Webstore Guide for further details.

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3/28/17

The Elmhurst District 205 Summer Instrumental Music Program offers an exciting opportunity for all current 4th -8th grade band and orchestra students and 6th – 8th grade choir students to continue with instrumental music instruction in June and July. Regular practice during the summer months is critically important for band and orchestra students to reinforce the concepts and skills that they have learned and practiced during the school year. Moreover, learning and playing music is an activity that should be enjoyed year ‘round.

  • The Summer Instrumental Music Program will run from June 12 through July 14. (No class on July 3 or 4.)
  • The registration fee is $92.00. The registration fee includes a Summer Instrumental Program T shirt.
  • Rehearsals for current elementary band and orchestra students (incoming 5th and 6th graders) will be held Monday through Thursday mornings at Bryan Middle School. Each rehearsal is one hour. There will be a rehearsal on FRIDAY, July 7th (in place of the July 3rd holiday). The final performances will be on FRIDAY, morning, July 14.
  • Rehearsals for current middle school band and orchestra students (incoming 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students) will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at York High School. There will be a rehearsal on FRIDAY, July 7th (in place of the July 4th holiday). Middle School Summer Band and Orchestra students may also participate in Jazz Band. The final performance will be on THURSDAY, July 13th.
  • NEW this year, current middle school choir students (incoming 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students) may participate in the summer choir at York High School on Monday and Wednesday evenings (No Class on Monday, July 3rd). Middle school students who register for summer band or orchestra may also enroll in choir at no additional cost. The final performance will be on THURSDAY, July 13th.

The District 205 Summer Instrumental Program is designed to accommodate students who go on vacation and/or participate in other summer activities. Students who can only attend part of the summer program are still strongly encouraged to register and attend whenever they can! Students who practice their instruments during the summer are much more likely to experience continued success in band and orchestra. We strongly encourage your son or daughter to participate as much as he/she is able!

Registration for the Dist. 205 Summer Music Program began on March 20, 2017. You may register for the summer music program by using the Webstore (District) link, also found on the District 205 website: www.elmhurst205.org. The deadline for registration is Friday, May 12, 2017. More details can be found on the Summer School website.

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3/15/17

The testing window for the spring 2017 administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment in District 205 will begin on Monday, April 3 and continue through Friday, April 28. These state-required achievement tests in reading and mathematics are being given to all eligible students in grades 3 – 8. Your child’s school will share more specific information about when students will be tested within this window.

In addition to the PARCC assessment, state and federal regulations require each school to assess achievement in science for students in 5th grade, 8th
grade and high school biology. The Illinois Science Assessment will be administered in each school between Monday, March 13 and Friday, March 24. This assessment is approximately one hour in length and is aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards for Science.

We anticipate being able to share score reports in the fall. The complete results of these state tests will be also reported on the Illinois School Report Card in the fall. We will review state tests results, along with other information to help us improve our school program. If you have any questions about the administration of these assessments, please contact your child’s principal.

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The mission of Churchville Middle School, as a partner with family and community, is to promote each student's intellectual growth while also cultivating social, emotional and physical development, to help individuals learn to make responsible choices, to foster respect for individuality and diversity, and to help students contribute to the common good within a unique and nurturing environment.