Eagle Briefs
Glen Ellyn School District 41

October 17, 2013

Dear Forest Glen Families,


Here are several important announcements for your information:



Halloween Schedule

Halloween is right around the corner.  I want to give everyone a heads up on the plans for the day.  Here is the schedule for Halloween:

10:00 AM - PreK - Early Childhood Pumpkin Party

10:30 AM- Kindergarten Pumpkin Party

12:40 - 1:35 PM - Grade 1 - 5 Lunch (extended morning)

1:45 PM - Pumpkin Parade and Parties- Parade will be outside weather permitting.  Only parents who have been assigned to be at the parties and have been attended parent volunteer training will be allowed to attend.


PM PreK / EarlyChildhood and PM Kindergarten attend at their regular times.  PreK / Early Childhood PM session begins at 12:30 PM and PM Kindergarten session begins at 12:45 PM.


Halloween Costume Reminders

Students may not wear masks or headgear which obscure identity or create a safety concern, costume paraphernalia, such as theatrical props, imitation or real weapons, gruesome or bloody articles, and costumes and / or make up which are considered threatening or inappropriate.  Students should not wear revealing clothing articles, short skirts / shorts, spaghetti straps or halters, and should have their midriffs covered at all times.  Metal, plastic, or rubber cleats, shoes with wheels, and other shoes that may damage floors may not be worn.  Scooters, skateboards, rollerblades, skates, play equipment, and electronic devices may not be used as part of a costume.


Parent Volunteer Training

Mrs. Kuczora and I will be holding additional parent volunteer training meetings in the Forest Glen LMC.  The next scheduled dates are:

October 24 - 9:15 AM, 3:00 PM, and 6:30 PM

October 28 - 9:15 AM

October 30 - 3:00 PM

October 31 - 9:15 AM


Parents who volunteer for the following events must receive training prior to volunteering:

Book Club, Field Trips, Library, Room Parties, Yearbook, Ambassadors, Cross Country Skiing, Knitting Club, and Classroom Volunteer.


We will offer more trainings in November and parents may be trained by making an appointment with Mrs. Kuczora or me.


Baldy Bulletin

Please click on the link in this e-mail to read the October / November edition of the Baldy Bulletin.

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Mary Hornacek

Forest Glen Elementary School

Glen Ellyn, IL