Note from the Principal

Dear Parents,

It is with great sadness that I share with you that Cathy Siracusa, Prospect School Nurse, has accepted a new position within our school district.  Her new role will be the District-wide nurse working with all D181 schools.  Although we are extremely sad that she will be leaving Prospect, we are excited for …

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Reminder: No School Monday

There is no school Monday, February 20th.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Lego WEDO Robotics Club *Registration Open 1/19*

Lego WeDo Robotics Club for 2nd/3rd graders REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 27th

Is your child interested in robotics? Do they want to know more about coding? Prospect’s LEGO WEDO Robotics Club will provide our 2nd and 3rd grade students the opportunity to learn to design, build, and program cool robots using Lego WEDO Robots. LEGO Education …

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GIRL’s Club Collecting for Refugees

As their charity project this year the Prospect GIRL’s Club has chosen to help refugees through an organization called!

Do you have old backpacks or bags laying around?  If so, please have your child bring them in!  There is a bin in the lobby at Prospect for collection.  Many times people who do …

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Shop N Share Thursday 1/23 @ Barre3

Join us Thursday, January 23rd at barre3 Clarendon Hills for an ALL DAY event!  To participate, attend ANY class of your choice, call ahead to reserve your spot (630) 819-5112, and pay $20 donation at the door!

Spelling Bee Buzz!

The Classroom Spelling Bee results are IN!  We’d like to extend a huge CONGRATULATIONS to the following Top 3 Finalists from each classroom!

3rd GRADE:


1st: Caelyn Xiang

2nd: Jacob Hussain

3rd: Andrew Mao


1st: Chase Hellenga

2nd: Isabella Chimedragchaa

3rd: Olivia McEwen


1st: Nayan Rao

2nd: Katie Saka

3rd: Eliana Cuttica

4th GRADE:


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Thanks to the generous support and fundraising efforts by the Prospect School Community, our Future Projects Committee and the PTO Executive Board have approved spending for some exciting additions for our school.  We have recently purchased the following items:

  • New floor rugs for every classroom
  • A TV for use in the Prospect School foyer …

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Sign-Up for Text Reminders

Would you like to receive text messages reminding you about school wide events such as Hot Lunch, Science Fair or Non-Attendance Days?

Parents now have the option to subscribe for text reminders and messages on upcoming PTO events and activities.

To subscribe: Text the keyword textpto to the following toll free number (833)936-0813. An automated …

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D181 Calendar Change Reminder for 2/28 & 3/6

This is a reminder that the D181 School Board approved a change in school calendar this past fall.  February 28th is now a non-attendance day AND March 6th is an attendance day for students.  Don’t forget to mark your calendars!

A Practical Guide to Helping Your Child with Homework

Parents of 4th – 8th grade students, please join Bill Young of ClubZ Tutoring for a special event – A Practical Guide to Helping Your Child with Homework.


This presentation will offer time-proven methods for helping students succeed in school. The ideas and discussion are based on real world tutoring insights as well …

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