September Newsletter

Welcome Back to School 9/9!

The first day of school is Monday September 9th!  

Students don't need to bring in all school supplies on the 1st day of school; they may be brought in throughout the course of the entire first week of school.

HOLMES Parents: You are invited to walk your child to their classroom on the first day! 

Kindergarten Boo Hoo Breakfast 9/9

All Kindergarten parents are invited to stay for PTA's Annual Kindergarten Boo Hoo Breakfast immediately following drop off. Come meet other parents, this year's PTA officers, and administrative staff. 

Benefit Nights - 9/13 & 9/17

Throughout the year, PTA sponsors Benefit Nights at various local restaurants that donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase towards Maercker D60 Schools. This month we are sponsoring 2 family favorites:

Friday, September 13th: Chuck E. Cheese's
Tuesday, September 17th: Chipotle

Wildcat Dash 9/2
Register today for the Wildcat Dash! Register before September 11th to receive your shirt in time for the Dash!

Volunteers are also needed to help set up, monitor the course and food stations, and clean up.  
Sign up to volunteer today.

Feel good knowing 100% of the proceeds of go towards PTA-sponsored activities planned for your student throughout the year! 

Spirit Wear

Order your spirit wear online here and follow these instructions: 

Scroll down to Maercker Dist. 60 Spirit Wear
Enter Code 60 then Click on
Curriculum Night & Ribbon Cutting

A formal ribbon cutting ceremony will take place from 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM, and curriculum night will follow. From 7:00 - 8:00 PM, parents will have an opportunity to attend a session in their child’s classroom, meet the teacher, and learn about the curriculum and classroom routines.

Holmes Curriculum Night: Thursday, September 26
Maercker Curriculum Night: Thursday, September 19
Westview Curriculum Night: Thursday, September 24


Become a PTA Member
Are you new to the district and looking for ways to meet other parents? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Are you passionate about helping at a specific event? Do you just want to be more in touch with what is going on in our school district? Join Maercker D60 PTA and connect with other parents while positively shaping our students school experience!

Come join us at our first meeting on Monday, September 16th at 7pm at Westview Hills Middle School.

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