Weekly Message News

Message from November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, please take a moment to express to your child’s teacher about something they may have done for your child that you are grateful fo...

Message from November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

This week we welcomed visitors from central office who walked the building with some of our teacher leaders in order to help us as we work toward our school improvement goals. H...

Thank you to all the parents who came out for “Coffee with the Principal” on Tuesday. I so enjoyed spending time discussing some of the many programs and supports we...

What a festive Halloween we had! Thank you to the many, many parent volunteers who worked so hard to make the 2019 Halloween Disco a huge success as well as all the room parents...

Thank you to all the families who donated to our teacher conference breakfast and lunch! Our dedicated teachers worked long and hard to prepare for the many conference meeti...

Thank you to all the parents who came out to our October PTO meeting! Thank you also to the Powers Family for their recent donation of a Little Free Library.  Last week the...

Thank you to our parents who helped out with the Great Apple Crunch this week! It was great to see our students enjoying local produce and making the connection between farm and...

We have enjoyed some beautiful weather this past week mixed with a bit of rain. In the event of rain or inclement weather, we ask that you to bring students to the playground do...

Message from September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

Today, September 27th, all the students received a Chipotle Reading Log. Starting Tuesday, if your child spends 10-20 minutes a night reading for the next three weeks, they can ...

Message from September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

What an amazing Hatch Harvest Dinner we had yesterday! It was so inspiring to see our school community sit down for a family dinner in celebration of this year’s fall Harv...

Message from September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

Many thanks to everyone who attended our Curriculum Night! We had a wonderful turnout and have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from both parents and teachers. Our dedi...

Message from September 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

We had a wonderful second week of school! The students are doing a stellar job as we get back into our routines. I already see students engaged in learning and enjoying the new ...

Message from Aug. 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

We had a wonderful first week of school! Our students spent time learning about our “Hatch Habits” and our school-wide expectations as well as getting to know their ...

It is hard to believe we wrapped up this amazing year at Hatch School! I am so proud of the accomplishments of our students and staff this year. Best of luck to our 5th graders ...

Thank you to our PTO/Diversity Committee (DivCo) for making our second annual Career Day a huge success! The speakers were so knowledgeable and engaging. We were also very impre...

Kudos to Ms. Martin, Mr. Jacobson, Ms. Howe and our team of teachers who organized this year’s talent show! It was a wonderful way for students to showcase their wide vari...

Thank you also to all the parents who came out for our Spring Arts Fiesta! Our students gave amazing performances and worked so hard on their artwork. We are very lucky to have ...

Thank you to our Hatch families for the overwhelming amount of love and appreciation you have shown our staff during Teacher Appreciation Week. Our teachers work long hours, not...

This week Hatch Elementary School participated in ACES (All Children Exercising Simultaneously). ACES is a celebration of health and fitness that we celebrated on Wednesday as a...

Thanks to everyone for your participation in the “CAN DO” challenge! Ms. Ficca will be delivering the food and donations on Tuesday after school on behalf of the Hat...

Thank you also to everyone who participated in our Family Math Night and Science Fair, and a special thanks to our teachers for the enormous amount of time and energy that went ...

Thank you to the PTO and all the parents who attended our “Parents’ Night Out” last Saturday! This week in preparation for the big parent/teacher basketball ga...

It was wonderful to see all of those smiling faces as students returned from spring break on Monday. Many students commented on how nice their school looked upon their return. T...

The music room was a professional recording studio this week!  Our young musicians enjoyed recording music videos all week during steel band class after school with Senor B...

The Hatch Student Council's "#DoSomething" April activity will be sponsoring the "Can-Do" Challenge to benefit the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry from...