COMING SOON:  Lego Mindstorms Advanced Robotics Club for 4th/5th graders

Coming in Spring 2020, an 8 week advanced session of Lego Mindstorms Robotics

Sign ups and more information will be provided in early March.

4th and 5th grade students will build off of their programming and design experience from the first session to work on extension projects using the Lego Mindstorms Extension Packs, generously provided …

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Documentary Film: Screenagers Next Chapter – February 5th

Presented by The Community Speaker Series.

Join us on February 5th, 2020 at The Community House for a viewing of this new film followed by a discussion with Dr. Ruston.

Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens and teens to the next level with Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience– a film that examines …

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  • Big Thank you to DOROTHY FOSTER, SARAH RYAN, JENNY VOIGHT AND SINEAD DUFFY for helping with this months GIRLs Club.
  • Much appreciation to our AMAZING Future Projects Committee, GRETCHEN KOTLEBA, PUJA PATEL, KRYSTEN THOMAS, KRISTIN KORN AND SINEAD DUFFY, for approving some very exciting new purchases for the school.


Young Writers Night

Young Writers Night – Registration is Open

We hope you can join us for a fun evening celebrating student writers and writing.

Open to all District 181 3rd – 8th grade students and their families.

Thursday, February 27th

6:00pm – 9:30pm

Hinsdale Middle School


The evening will include opportunities for students to share …

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Prospect Family News

Please review Mrs Cummings’ SMORE Newsletter for latest happenings at Prospect, including January MAP Assessment schedule for 1st through 5th grades.

5th Grade Choir Practices in January

*A friendly reminder*  There is January Choir practice for 5th Grade students only from 7:45-8:30 am on January 8th, January 15th, and January 29th to prepare for the CHMS Choir Mixer (NO practice January 22nd).

Practices for the full Prospect Choir will resume in February.

Spelling Bee Buzz

All 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Classroom Spelling Bees which will be held the week of January 13th during class!

Listed below is a link to the word list that will be used during the Classroom Spelling Bees.

Now…who’s ready to practice their SPELLING?!

CLASSROOM Spelling Bee Word List (for Upper Elementary …

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D181 Holiday Wishes and Thank you to the PTO

Happy Holidays from D181 and The Board of Education.

Please see the BOE President’s message here.






Happy Holidays

Our Heartfelt Appreciation, Wish for a Wonderful Break and The Happiest of New Year, goes out to each of you. Enjoy each moment and we will see everyone back at school on Monday January 6th, 2020!!! Our next newsletter will arrive on Sunday January 5th, 2020.


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Classroom Spelling Bee Word Lists – study over break!

Encourage your 3rd, 4th or 5th graders to study for in Prospect’s upcoming classroom Spelling Bees (which will be the week of January 13th)!

Below is the word list that will be used during the CLASSROOM Spelling Bees:

Classroom Spelling Bee Word List (for Upper Elementary Grades – 3rd, 4th, and 5th)

(Different from …

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