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Weekly Update (5/30/17)

School Supplies for Next Year – EPI School Supply Cover Letter | EPI Order Form | EPI Must Also Get 2017-2018
Paper order forms for the EPI school kits are due this Thursday, June 1, but you have until June 25 to order online. Submitting a paper order forms means you do not have to pay sales tax, whereas online orders do.

The school supply kits make it easy for you to get all the required supplies for your child for next year – and the kits are often cheaper than if you picked the items out at the store (even with sale prices). Please contact Jennifer Liotta (jliotta@saltcreek48.org) with questions. The order forms, an informational flyer and a list of items not included in the kits are attached to this email.

We All Scream for Ice Cream – Dairy Queen Dine Out 2017
FTC decided to add one final dine out to its calendar – Dairy Queen!!! Celebrate the end of the school year and earn some money for the district. The dine out is next Wednesday, June 7 at the Dairy Queen on St. Charles in Villa Park, so please be sure and mark your calendars. You MUST present the attached flyer when ordering.

Thank You

FTC would like to thank all the district families who sent in donations, came to events, participated in fundraisers and volunteered this school year. Together we accomplished some great things – like getting the Albright scoreboard and the Swartz stage curtains, funding field trips and parties and providing holiday meals for those in need. We hope you have a wonderful summer – and we’ll see you in August!
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Weekly Update (5/22/17)

Order forms for the school supply kits should be coming home with your child today or tomorrow. Paper order forms are due Thursday, June 1, but you have until June 25 to order online. Paper order forms do not have to pay sales tax, whereas online orders do. We have changed the vendor to EPI this year to save you some money.

The school supply kits make it easy for you to get all the required supplies for your child for next year – and the kits are often cheaper than if you picked the items out at the store (even with sale prices). Please contact Jennifer Liotta (jliotta@saltcreek48.org) with questions. The order forms and an informational flyer are attached to this email.
Scholastic Book Fair and Learning Celebration
Thank you to everyone who attended the Learning Celebration and Scholastic Book Fair this past Thursday. The weather was perfect and lots of families came to enjoy the food and activities, browse for books and visit with district friends. Thanks to the board and Dr. Correll for assisting with the grilling, and the teachers and volunteers for helping with the activities and concessions.
FTC Meeting and Positions
Tonight (Monday, May 22) is the last FTC meeting of this school year, and the one in which we plan the events for next year. If you are interested in being part of that discussion, or in finding out what FTC is about please join us tonight at 7 p.m. in the Albright cafeteria.FTC does meet over the summer, so if you are interested in attending any of the meetings, or in finding out what FTC positions are available please contact Holly Sloan (hsloan@saltcreek48.org) or Julie Tobias (jtobias@saltcreek48.org).
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Weekly Update (5/15/17)

Scholastic Book Fair – Spring ’17 Book Fair Flyer
This Thursday, May 18 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. there is a Scholastic Book Fair being held at Stella May Swartz school. Last year over $5,800 was raised from book fairs, which went to buy books for the school libraries. So please stop by on Thursday to support the book fair! A flyer is attached with further information.

Learning Celebration
The Learning Celebration event is also being held this Thursday, May 18 from 4-7 p.m. for Swartz and Salt Creek students, along with the book fair. It is at Stella May Swartz. There will be activities, a DJ, a bouncy house, hot dog meals and concessions for sale. The popular snow cones will be available (weather permitting). Please stop by Swartz on Thursday for dinner or a snack, to buy some books at the book fair or just to celebrate!  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Positions – 2017-18 FTC Open Positions
FTC has started filling positions for next year. The organization does a lot to make the school district a community and to raise money for the schools so they can maximize the amount they spend on educational materials. Please review the attached positions available to see if there is anything you are able to help with. Committees are a minimal time commitment and are typically only active part of the year, if you are looking to do something that doesn’t take a lot of time. Please contact Holly Sloan (hsloan@saltcreek48.org) or Julie Tobias (jtobias@saltcreek48.org) if you are interested in finding out any more information.

Spirit Wear
Final spirit wear orders for the year are due today (Monday, 5/15/7). If you have any questions about orders please contact Kelly Altott at kaltott@saltcreek48.org.

Jersey Mike’s
Thank you to everyone who supported the dine out at the 2 Jersey Mike’s locations a couple weeks ago. The dine out raised over $200 to help out the school!

Newsletter – May 12, 2017
The final newsletter of the year is attached, with any information you need until the end of the school year.

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Spirit Wear Order Deadline Extended to Monday, May 15!

Forms for download/print:

Spirit Wear Flyer May 2017

District 48 Spiritwear 2016-17

SC & SMS Spiritwear 2016-17

Albright Spiritwear 2016-17

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Weekly Update (5/8/17)

Scholastic Book Fair – Spring ’17 Book Fair Flyer
Next week, on Thursday, May 18 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. there is a Scholastic Book Fair being held at Stella May Swartz school. Last year over $5,800 was raised from book fairs, which went to buy books for the school libraries. So please stop by next Thursday to support the book fair! A flyer is attached with further information.

Spirit Wear – Spirit Wear Flyer May 2017 | District 48 Spiritwear 2016-17 | SC & SMS Spiritwear 2016-17 | Albright Spiritwear 2016-17
The last spirit wear orders of the year are being taken now. Please get your orders in by this Friday, May 12 if you are interested. Spirit wear is a great way to congratulate a student for completing a school year – and a great “graduation” gift for those students moving to a new school. The flyer and order forms are attached.

Learning Celebration
The Learning Celebration event will also be held next week on Thursday, May 18 from 4-7 p.m. for Swartz and Salt Creek students, along with the book fair. There will be activities, a DJ, a bouncy house and meals and concessions for sale. Please stop by for dinner or just some celebrating!

Learning Celebration Volunteers
We need some volunteers to help out with concessions and the bouncy house. If you have an hour you could spend volunteering in one of those areas it would be appreciated, as we can’t run events without volunteers! Please contact Kate Beckwith via text @ 630-667-3330 or e-mail @ kbeckwith@saltcreek48.org if you are able to volunteer.

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Jersey Mike’s Dine Out is Friday thru Sunday (May 3-7)!

Get the flyer & coupons here: Jersey Mike’s Dine Out

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Weekly Update (5/1/17)

Jersey Mike’s Dine Out – Jersey Mike’s Dine Out
This week – from Wednesday, May 3 to Sunday, May 7 there is a dine out at the Jersey Mike’s locations in both Elmhurst and Oakbrook Terrace! That’s 5 whole days of a dine out – giving everyone a chance to pick up lunch or dinner once or even twice. All you need to do is bring in the attached flyer when ordering and the district will get 15% of the sale! There are even coupons attached to the flyer to make it a deal for you.

Family Sports Night
Thank you to everyone who attended the Family Sports Night event this past Friday, April 28 at Albright. There were many happy faces enjoying the sports activities!

Teacher Appreciation
This Tuesday, May 2 is Teacher Appreciation Day. FTC provides lunch for the school and district staff at all 3 buildings to show how much we appreciate all the hard work the staff put in to make Dist. 48 a great place for children to attend!  We in FTC feel very fortunate to have such dedicated, enthusiastic teachers and staff instructing our children – they are what makes District 48 a great district to live in!