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Frederick News – March 15, 2019

Book Fair Miss Pay is looking for help with our Scholastic Book Fair the week of March 18th. Please take a look at the Signup Genius and see if there is a date and time you could help with the Book Fair. Congratulations Wrestling: Frederick Alum and current GMS 8th Grader Aaron Cramer was crowned state champion at the IESA State Wrestling Tournament this past weekend. Aaron won the 126 lb. weight class. In the 85 lb. weight class Anthony Alanis placed 5th in state. Congrats to all of our wrestlers who qualified. Science Olympiad: Our Frederick Science Olympiad Team placed 6th at Regionals, which qualifies them for the State Tournament on April 13th at the University of Illinois U/C. Congrats to all of our team members on all of their hard work. More detailed information will be coming in future newsletters. Important Dates: MAR 18-21 – Conference & Book Fair Week MAR 22-31 – Spring Break APR 3 – Talent Show Tryouts (After School) APR 5 – 5th Grade Rec Night 6:30-8:30 PM APR 8-16 – IAR State Testing APR 10 – Late Start 10:05 AM APR 12 – Talent Show – 7PM at GMS APR 19 – No School

Frederick PTO News Conference Dinner Help: Parents, Below is a link to Sign-Up Genius for information regarding the Teacher Appreciation Dinner being served on Thursday, March 21st from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Please review and any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your generosity! Best, Frederick PTO Thank You: The Frederick PTO would like to thank all of the families who donated and/or came to our Frederick Family Fun Night event last Friday night. With your support we had a variety of baskets for the raffle and made over $1,000 on the event. We would like to also thank the following local businesses for their donations to the raffle as well: Shear Genius Salon Orthodontic Specialists of Lake County, Ltd. The Freeze Jewel - Rollins Road Knights Booster Club Rams Booster Club Grayslake Colts Lynn Epperson Insurance Community Trust Credit Union Closet Traders Frederick Families Just in time for the Spring! With the spring just around the corner, we have started a fundraiser with HoneyBaked Ham. Purchase the gift card and then use it towards catering or purchasing food items. From now until April 5th, 2019, for each gift card that you purchase through our HoneyBaked Ham Gift Card Fundraising page, we will receive 20%!! Our fundraising page is aked_Ham_Fundraiser. The gift cards come in $10, $25, $50, and $100 amounts and they never expire! HoneyBaked Ham has a variety of options in each price range that the recipient can enjoy.

GMS News: We hope you can stop by and enjoy a great show at GMS tonight! Beauty and the Beast opens tonight at 7 PM in the GMS theatre. Saturday showings are 2 and 7 PM. We hope you can stop by and check out a wonderful show put on by many hardworking GMS students and staff. St. Baldrick’s Here is information about our district’s St. Baldrick event sponsored by GMS: It is that time of year again where we are starting to get ready for our big Grayslake Community St. Baldrick's Event. We're hoping you will help us raise funds to stomp out childhood cancer forever! The event this year is on Thursday, April 18th. Our goal for the event is $30,000, but if we raise over $35,000 this year, we will have raised $150,000 in our 6 years of running this annual event at GMS. Each year, we grow the activities, and we grow the donation. Last year we were just short of $33,000! Your can share the link and everyone can donate directly to the St. Baldrick's event. Each student donation of $50 or more affords that student the opportunity to take part in our Shave Assembly on April 18th. Thanks for thinking about helping the cause and helping our students take part in this school-wide community service activity. If you have a younger child that would like to participate by starting a collection at another D46 school, please let us know. We can help him/her get started. Also, if you have a non-GMS family member who would like to take part in our event, we will be open for a shave or a cut during the afternoon and evening of April 18th as well.


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February 2019

Community Youth Art Fair The Grayslake Area Public Library has teamed up with CCSD 46, Foundation​46​, and Grayslake Community High School District 127 ​in celebration of Youth Art Month. The Community Youth Art Fair will include art pieces created by both CCSD 46 and D127 students and will be on display in the library Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 31, 2019. The third annual Community Youth Art Night Reception will be Friday, March 8, 2019; doors open at 6:30 pm and the open house reception will commence at 8:00 pm. The evening reception event is free and open to the public. Awe-inspiring art will be on display throughout the entire library and viewers will enjoy hands-on activities, light refreshments, and live jazz music from The Jim Jacobs Trio. For additional details go to​ ​​ or call 847-223-5313.

What’s Next? Creative District 46 teachers are reaching for the stars and they want to bring new, innovative projects to their students. We've had an increase in the volume of grant applications received which means we need to step up our game, with your help. How can you help? ● Major Saver​ card sales will kick off after Spring break. Be on the lookout for your child’s packet. ● Barnfest 2019​ is on Saturday, September 21. Mark your calendar and be sure to join us! ● Get involved.​ Email us at ​​ and we’ll help you find the perfect fit to match your skills and interests. From art fairs to fundraising to organization, there’s a job for everyone! Wondering what all this effort and fundraising is about? Check out the ​exhaustive list of grants awarded to District 46 staff on our website.

Foundation​46​ is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational foundation. Our mission is to enrich and enhance the educational experience of every student in CCSD 46.

Your local Camp Invention site information: REGISTER AT INVENT.ORG/CAMP OR 800-968-4332 Who: For children entering grades K–6 Location: Prairieview School 103 E. Belvidere Rd, Hainesville, IL 60030 Date & Time: July 8 - 11, 2019 from 8:00am - 3:30pm Price: $230 (before discount) Director: Krista Miller | | (847) 986-2119 If these dates/times don’t work for you, please visit for other locations near you. District 46 does not sponsor this event.

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