Culver Update - 11/18/22

Save the Date!

Monday, November 21st

Early Release 
No PreK classes 

  • Parent Pickup for Gr. K-3 and older siblings @ 11:25
  • Parent Pickup for Gr. 4-8 @ 11:31
Parent/Teacher Conferences - 4:00-8:30pm
Tuesday, November 22nd

No School

Parent/Teacher Conferences - 8:00-12:00pm
Wednesday, November 23rd - Friday, November 25th No School - Thanksgiving Break

Parent/Teacher Conferences and Thanksgiving Break

Monday, November 21st, we have an early release. Parent/Teacher Conferences take place Monday evening, from 4:00-8:30. There is no school Tuesday, November 22nd. Parent/Teacher Conferences are 8:00-12:00pm this day. Thanksgiving break is Wednesday, November 23rd through Friday, November 25th. There is no school these days. There will be no Community Update next week. We hope you all enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving break.

Calling All Parent Volunteers 

Would you like to volunteer at Culver? We have a volunteer training program that will prepare you for this special, valuable role. Please join Mrs. Shagun Grover one of the following dates/times:

Monday, November 21st at 7 p.m. in room 244
Tuesday, November 22nd at 10 a.m. in room 244

Please RSVP to Mrs. Grover at sgrover@niles71.org 

Lou Malnati’s Fundraiser 

Love Lou’s pizza? Our 8th grade parents are hard at work, raising funds for end of year events. As the weather gets cold, it’s a perfect time to stay inside and enjoy a delicious, hot pizza. Please see the flyer for details.

From the Health Office

Please see our winter Health Office updates here

Yearbook Orders 

If you are interested in purchasing a yearbook for your child/children, please order now.  You can order a yearbook online, by going to our website at www.niles71.org. Please click on the "parents" blue tab. Select "epay" on the left side, and proceed with a one time payment. Select "registration", and you will complete the form, and select "yearbook" for purchase. Or you can send in $16.00 in cash, or a check made payable to Culver school. Please send the payment, in an envelope, with your child's name on it. 

If you have an 8th grade student, we have a yearbook signing event in May. If you have not ordered your yearbook yet, we recommend ordering for this event. The yearbooks will be passed out in May to all. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Coreen Keith, at ckeith@niles71.org or at 847-966-9280 x 1101.

NTDSE Parent Education Meetings

Please click here for valuable parent education options, hosted by NTDSE. 

Friday Spirit Days

Please see the flyer for our December spirit days, sponsored by Student Council.

PTA Info 

Other Ways to Support Culver PTA:

Amazon Smile!

Login with your Amazon Account to smile.amazon.com and search for "ILLINOIS CONGRESS OF PARENTS TEACHERS" (Niles, IL) and your Amazon purchases can generate donations to our school! Amazon donates 0.5% of the eligible purchase price to Culver School!

Our recent deposits from Amazon Smile have been $17, $30 & $22--this can add up for our kids! Please consider adding this charity to your Amazon account!

Box Tops for Education!

Download the Box Tops App and scan your weekly grocery receipt to capture donations fully electronic and automated! No more clipping box tops--so simple to use! https://www.boxtops4education.com/s/get-the-app

If you're interested in upcoming volunteer opportunities, please feel free to reach out to culverschoolpta@gmail.com.

Join the Culver School PTA!

You know those fun events at school?  Those are put on by the Culver School PTA! Back to School Bash, Fall Fest, Culver Carnival, Movie Nights, Coffee House, Birthday Book Club--ALL done by wonderful PTA volunteers!

Your $15 membership includes the school calendar and access to the member directory online.  You'll be included in email communications regarding events and donations or volunteer opportunities.

The PTA is a great way to get to know more teachers and staff but more importantly, find some other Culver parent friends!

Meetings are still being held via Zoom, so you won't have to leave the comfort of your home.

You may purchase your membership online.

Looking for Culver Spirit Wear?  

Kid t-shirts, beanies, PE sweatshirts, parent t-shirts, socks & stickers!!  Click HERE!

Hope you enjoy the weekend!