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July 25, 2019

Back-to-School Bash (English)

Back-to-School Bash (Spanish)

May 21, 2019

 June 8th FON end-of-year Family Picnic Sign-Up Genius links:

Click here for the Volunteering link

Click here for the food donations link 

Special announcement:  Thursday, May 30th is Leadership Day.  On that day, the kitchen is shut down and we will not be serving hot lunches.  Instead, we will serve bagged lunches.  

Special Announcement Click here for a 2018-2019 Yearbook Order Form
May 14, 2019

Title 1 PAC meeting at 7:45am in Room 117 – all are welcome to attend

FON end-of-year picnic Sign-Up Genius links:

Click here for the Volunteering link

Click here for the food donations link 

April 30, 2019 Aspen Parent Portal FAQ
Special Announcement 2019 Leadership Day invitation (May 30th)
April 23, 2019 Family Dance is this Saturday!  The RSVP deadline has been extended to Thursday.

Food Tasting Permission Slip 

Aspen Parent Portal Login FAQ site!!!

Title 1 PAC meeting tomorrow at 7:45am

April 2, 2019 Report Card Pick-Up:  Wednesday, April 10th from 11am-6pm (Staff Appreciation Luncheon is from 3pm-3:45pm)

FON is accepting food items for the Staff Appreciation Luncheon.  Items include:  4-5 classic combo platters from Subway, green salad, potato salad, veggie and or fruit trays, cookies and water

April 10th Parent Training Opportunity 

Family Dance is April 27 with details to come

March 26, 2019 Please join us at our A-Maza-ing soup and bread event at the Hideout Inn this Saturday March 30th from 1p.m to 4 p.m. , proceeds to benefit the Maza family who has been serving the Newberry community for over 20 years. If you cannot attend, please feel free to donate, see Miss Amanda or Mrs. Storto.

This Saturday, March 30th is the mattress sale at Newberry!  Click here for the flyer.

March 19, 2019 April 10th Parent Training Opportunity 

Annual Mattress Sale!

Special Announcement April 4th:  Middle School Dance flyer
March 12, 2019 Illinois Assessment of Readiness parent lesser (English & Spanish) 

Fundraiser:  a-MAZA-ing Soup & Bread Event

March 30th Mattress Sale Fundraiser

Parent Network Resource Fair

Parent Training Opportunity:  Writing with Primary Students (flyer)

Title 1 PAC meeting tomorrow (3/13) in Room 117 @ 7:45

Friends of Newberry meeting on March 19th in Room 117 @ 7:45am

March 5, 2019 High School Options parent event on March 8th from 8am-9am

Save the date:  FON-sponsored Mattress Sale Fundraiser on March 30th in the gymnasium

February 26, 2019 Illinois Assessment of Readiness parent letter

Parent Letter Introducing New School Clerk

Thursday’s Talent Show begins promptly @ 6pm.  All are welcome to attend!

February 19, 2019 2.28.19 FON-sponsored Talent Show

Next week’s Talent Show begins promptly @ 6pm.  All are welcome to attend!

Tomorrow @ 7:45am is the monthly Title 1 PAC meeting in Room 117 … all are welcome to attend 

Upcoming FON event:  This year’s mattress sale fundraiser is on March 30th.  Mark your calendars if you or any family & friends are due for a new mattress! 

February 5, 2019

Dental Consent form (English) 

Dental Consent form (Spanish)

Emerald City Summer Camp 2019 @ Newberry

Special Announcement

(will go home in paper form on 1/24/19)

Auditions for Newberry Talent Show

Friends of Newberry is hosting a Talent Show in February!  Auditions are at school and after school hours next week.  See the flyer for more information.  Parental permission is needed for participation.  

January 22, 2019

NAEP Parent letter (English) Grades 4 & 8

NAEP Parent Letter (Spanish) Grades 4 & 8

Parent Professional Learning Opportunity:  Northwestern will be hosting a “brain awareness” fair on May 4th 2019.  Over twenty exciting demonstrations and fun, hands-on activities that demonstrate how your brain works! Activities include touching a real sheep brain, viewing optical illusions, controlling a lego robot with brain derived signals and much more! Activities are geared towards all ages. Kids and teens learn together with parents or chaperones about neuroscience.  For more information, click the link below:

SUMMER CAMP @ NEWBERRY:  Galileo Innovation Camps for Pre-K – 8th Graders: Enrollment Opens January 10

Camp Galileo will be hosted at Newberry Math & Science again next summer! At Galileo, we mix day camp fun with hands-on projects in fields from science and engineering to the visual and culinary arts. Supported by the best staff around, kids grow from Camp Galileo (pre-K – 5th grades) through Galileo Summer Quest (entering 5th – 8th grades), emerging as confident creators ready to turn their ideas into reality.

Sign up by January 22 to save $40 per week. Optional extended care and healthy lunch. Learn more: or 800-854-3684.  
update on December 12, 2018 Lockdown Letter to Families
December 11, 2018

Spirit Week flyer

Winter Wonderland flyer 

December 4, 2018

Holiday Bazaar flyer

Holiday Bazaar Wishlist form

Holiday Bazaar schedule

Go CPS Application information (English)

Go CPS Application information (Spanish)

Title 1 PAC meeting:  Tomorrow morning @ 7:45am, there will be a Title 1 PAC meeting in Room 117.  All are welcome to attend!

Scholastic Book Fair Special Message:  

The Scholastic Book Fair has come and gone. Thanks to all of the families who supported the fair. It was successful!

The success of the book fair would not be possible without the great parent volunteers who gave of their time. Tynea Wright, Dorin Castro, Cindy Wahtola, Ciara Intengun-Cuisia, John Stokes, Tiffany Harston, Jasmine Alexander, Stephanie Vazquez, Lisa Borrelli, Mario Jackson, Monica Miranda, Julie McMillan, and Rhonda Collins. We were also lucky enough to have three students who helped out Bryanna F., Isaiah V. and Diego M.

The faculty deserves a big ‘thank you’ for giving of their break room.

November 20, 2018 Winter Photos Flyer
November 13, 2018 Tomorrow is Parent-Teacher Conference Day from 11am – 6pm.  Staff lunch is from 3pm – 3:45pm

Friends of Newberry memo:  Parents can pick-up popcorn orders at tomorrow’s Parent-Teacher Conference Day

ISBE Parent Letter

Advocacy Resources for Parents

Announcement:  During report card pick-up there will be a designated Taffy Apple table set-up!
We’ll be selling the following items caramel’s $3.00, cookies $3.00, pretzel rods $1.50 and a few remaining plain taffy  $2.00!
All parents and students are welcome to purchase items to help support the 7th graders to pay for their Field trip.
***On report card pick up day 7th graders and their parents will be able to pick up their Taffy Apple orders.

November 6, 2018 Taffy Apple Sale:  The 7th graders must turn in their Taffy Apple forms & money on Wed. Nov. 7th. The 7th graders submit their forms and money to the office or to their teachers. 

Scholastic Book Fair:  Students can purchase books on Tuesday & Thursday of next week.  Families can make purchases during Parent-Teacher Conference Day – Wednesday, November 14th.

Principal Foley’s November newsletter can be accessed by clicking this link

Friends of Newberry-sponsored STEAM activities on Parent-Teacher Conference Day – November 14th (view flyer here)

October 30, 2018 A reminder to all families that Thursday, November 1st is the final day to turn in popcorn order forms and money.

A Halloween Reminder – Just like in years past, the following items are NOT permitted as part of costumes:  masks, face paint and weapon look-alikes

October 23, 2018

Monster Jam Tickets

Special reminder: Some families will receive emails to update Emergency Forms and Absence & Tardy forms.  Please make sure these are completed and returned to the Main Office as soon as possible.

Special Announcement Red Ribbon Week flyer
October 9, 2018 Current Donor’s Choose Projects:

Mrs. Corbiere’s Peace Room Project


October 2, 2018

Middle School Poptober flyer

Lower Grades Poptober flyer

Network 4 Parent University Calendar for October

September 24, 2018 School Picture Day is tomorrow!

Ice Cream Social: Saturday, September 29th

Bilingual Advisory meeting: September 27

September 18, 2018 Picture Day & Circus Discounts
September 11, 2018 Friends of Newberry Middle School Student Scholarship
September 2, 2018 Message from Central Office:  Parent Update Regarding Background Checks