Inspiring in everyone a passion to excel
Inspiring in everyone a passion to excel

Emerson Elementary School

119 South Woodlawn Street, Wheaton, IL 60187

P: 630.682.2055 F:

Emerson School

 Ms. Debra Klein, Principal

 119 S. Woodlawn, Wheaton

 Phone: 630.682.2055 * Website: * FAX: 630.682.2372


Monday, March 27 - Friday, March 31

Spring Break ~ NO SCHOOL

Tuesday,  April 4            8:15 - 9:00 am           Chorus

                                                                         Election Day

Wednesda,y April 5        8:00 - 9:00 am           Band

                                       8:00 am                     ADK Online Registration Opens

Thursday, April 6            8:15 - 9:00 am           Orchestra

                                       3:30 - 5:00 pm           Girls Read

Friday,   April 7                                                 Spirit Day/Wear blue & gold


DU PAGE COUNTY VOTING/EARLY VOTING/REFERENDUM INFORMATION: Election Day is Tuesday, April 4.  Follow this link to DuPage County voting information and also specific information about early voting that begins March 18.  If you have questions about the referendum to be voted on, view the series of videos that focus on the various needs across the district.  These videos are available by visiting District 200 Communications on If you and your neighbors are interested in having someone from the District senior leadership team come and answer questions or would like to host a coffee yourself, visit or call 630.682.2000.  Morning coffee houses to be held at our middle schools are listed below.

MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION DAY:  Join us in sharing and celebrating your culture and heritage with our students on May 5!  As partners in learning, we hope you will consider volunteering to run a station to help prepare our students for global citizenship.  If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Mrs. DiLallo at  

SPIRIT DAY:  Our next Spirit Day is Friday, April 7. Wear your blue and gold or Emerson Spirit Wear!

POP TAB WINNERS: The winning classes for this month’s pop tab collection are:

1st place: Mrs. Blair, 2nd place: Mr. Gabriele and 3rd place: Mrs. Rexilius.  Thanks to all!

RAGING WAVES WATER PARK:  Plunge Into Fitness Challenge! It ends April 7 so finish up and turn in your logs to earn a FREE PASS to Raging Waves Water Park this summer!  Any questions please contact Jen Moreno,  Have fun and play on!

BUTTER BRAIDS:  Thanks to all who ordered Butter Braids and to Catherine Prange for organizing it all.  Delivery will be on Wednesday, April 12. Please arrange to pick up your orders from the MPR between 3:30 and 4:00.  If you have any questions, please contact Catherine Prange in the office, 630.682.2055, or

STEM FAIR:  The 2nd Emerson STEM Fair will host many hands-on and interactive activities as well as demo exhibits by several community resources as well as parent volunteers.It will be held on Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  You won't want to miss it! For more information contact Lisa Dillow at or Sarah Leemans at

SPIRIT SHARING: Save the Date! On SATURDAY, APRIL 29 Emerson will participate in the Prairie Path Clean-Up Day. We'll be helping with the section that stretches from Roosevelt to Liberty. More details to come!

GIRLS READ EVENT:  Calling all 3rd-5th grade GIRLS!  This is a free after-school event that will take place on Thursday, April 6 from 3:30-5:00 pm in the library.  Each student will receive texts about girls doing amazing things.  Read the articles ahead of time and join us for games, trivia and fun!  A snack will be provided.  Check your email today to register! Please contact Andrea Kleve   ( or Kerry Romberg ( with any questions. 630-682-2055

CALLING ALL PARENTS.....We are getting ready to nominate a new PTA board and we want all interested parents to inquire!  Do you want to be more involved, help with school activities, have some say on how the PTA money is spent and just help Emerson students in general???  Then maybe a position on the PTA board is for you.  This is generally a 2 year commitment, with 5-6 meetings a year.  Please contact Megan Brash with questions, or 773.910.7275.

BOWLING NIGHT THANKS:  Thanks to Vanessa O’Brien for running Bowling Night with the help of Megan Blum, Christy Kania, Andrea Becker, Jen and Joe Malinowski, Kathleen McGrath and Liz Mann.  Thanks to all the Emerson families who participated in this fun event.


ARE YOU MOVING?/ KNOW ANY NEW KINDERGARTENERS?  If you will be moving over the summer and your children will not be returning to Emerson, please let us know.  Or, if you know of any children who will be five by September 1, 2017, or new families moving into our attendance area, please call the office, 630.682.2055.  

STUDENTS DROPPED OFF TOO EARLY:  For safety reasons, it is imperative that parents not drop off their children too early. There is no supervision for students until 9:05.  Students in early morning activities, like chorus, band or orchestra, should NOT arrive until their scheduled time.  No students should be at school ever before 8:00, unless they attend ​BASP.  Please help us keep everyone safely monitored by following these rules. ​

BASP REGISTRATION: BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM:  Currently, there are openings for Emerson’s Fall Before and After School Program (BASP).  The cost is $9.50 per session.  Families are required to pay a $50.00 non-refundable deposit to ensure space for next year.  Families who have participated in BASP before are asked to fill out new forms to register for next year.  Registration forms and more information are available online and in the office.  Questions?  Please call Emerson’s BASP Director, Mrs. Gladkowski, 630.682.8478.


                         Please try to schedule appointments and vacations
                            with  these dates in mind, trying especially hard                                            to have 3rd – 5th grade students here for the PARCC Testing.

                  March 27-31 ~  Spring Break

                   April    4        Election Day

                                   5        ADK Online Registration Opens @ 8:00 am
                                   6        Girls Read from 3:30-5:00pm
                                   7         Spirit Day
                                 12         Butter Braids Delivery  3:30-4:30 pm
                                 13         Rollerskating Party 
                                 14         No School
                                17 - 25   PARCC TESTING (Grades 3-5)
                                 18        PTA Meeting @ 7:00 pm
                                 27        STEM Fair  6:30 - 8:30 pm



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