Attention Dr. King School Families
- Here are a few community resource links for our King Families for holiday help, resources, events:
- Holiday Fun Guide (Chambanamoms) https://www.chambanamoms.com/2018/11/15/gigantic-holiday-fun-guide-champaign-urbana/
- Operation Angel Tree Salvation Army
- Hope Center at The Vineyard Church – contact: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tuesday, December 11 – Deck the Halls! Come decked out in your favorite holiday accessories and jeans (i.e. jewelry, scarves, hats, etc.)
Wednesday, December 12 – Holiday Door Contest! Help your teacher decorate your door in a festive and fun way that best represents you! There will be prizes for those who participate: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners.
Thursday, December 13 – Swap Cookies! Bring your favorite cookies to class and swap with others.
Friday, December 14 – Peppermint Patties & Candyland! Everyone wear your favorite red and white. Dress up as any candy for those who are really creative!
Monday, December 17 – Hot Cocoa Anyone! Enjoy hot cocoa on a cold winter day at our Hot Cocoa Bar in the multipurpose room during your assigned class times in the afternoon!
Tuesday, December 18 – Let it Snow, Let It Snow, Let it Snow! Dress in all white to represent snow. And since we’ve no place to go…..Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!
Welcome all Dr. King Families to come join us at our annual International Potluck Dinner on Thursday, November 15th from 6:00 to 7:00pm. You will be able to take food from all across the world, including from the United States. There is still time for any families to create a dish to share with the other families. You may turn in a sheet with the dish information! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL THERE!!
All families come join the Dr. King Students during their lunch periods with a Thanksgiving Luncheon. Join us during the lunch hours from 11:05 to 12:45 on Thursday, November 15th. We look forward to seeing you all on Thursday. Please remember to turn in your money by Wednesday, November 14th. The cost of lunch for the family members are $3.50 per person. Hope to see you all on Thursday!
Come enjoy the 1st Families Engagement Workshop on Saturday, November 10th from 10:00am – 12:00pm at Dr. King Elementary School. We will have workshops on Growth vs Fixed Mindset, Student-Led Yoga and Mindfulness, Parent Book Review: “The Whole Brain Child”, free massage by Jennah N., and lunch will be served for participants. All Family Members are welcomed – Children, Parents/Guardians, and any other family members. We hope to see you there!
Calling Parents and Guardians! Please join us for PTO night on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00pm. Stay up to date and be in on all the events involving your child, and what we do to make our school the best in education and fun activities.
This is a Reminder to All Families that Parent-Teacher Conferences are on Thursday, October 25th from 4:00 – 7:00pm and Friday, October 26th from 8:00am – 12:00pm. Please contact the office, if you have not scheduled your conference. We are also having a Scholastic Book Fair during the conferences. You are welcomed to visit the Dance/Drama Room at Dr. King to look at the exciting new books and activities for your students.
Come join our Dr. King Students on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 9:00 – 10:30am, as we celebrate United Nations Day. We currently have 19 different countries represented here at Dr. King Elementary School.
- Enjoy the Procession of the United Nations Flags.
- Special Performances by some of our students and their families representing their countries.
- Plus visit the different classrooms to explore an adventure Around the Nations!
Calling All Male Role Models of King Students,
On October 19, 2018 from 7:45 – 8:15 a.m., the King Family would like to invite all of the Dads, Uncles, Grandfathers, or other Male Roles plus more to come share some Donuts, other pastries, milk, coffee, juice, or fruit with your favorite Monarch Student! We would like to celebrate you since Father’s Day is in June, when there is no school. There will be a $1.00 Raffle on sale. Please fill out the form sent home by your student to verify that you will be attending. We hope to see you there!
Attention All Families: We invite all parents and guardians to come join the Dr. King Community for our monthly PTO Meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We are welcoming membership. Come gain information and be a part of the planning. Get involved as a volunteer in many different ways at school and/or home. Also, attend the PTO and Dr. King School activities planned throughout the year.