Events and Activities

6th Grade Social

The 6th-grade Social at Windy City Ninjas was a HUGE success! Close to 70 kids were in attendance and had a great time jumping, climbing and swinging with their classmates!

A BIG thank you to Cassie Quick and all the parents who helped out. 
  
For more info about future 6th-grade social events, contact 6th-grade Social Chairperson Cassie Quick.

7th Grade Social

7th-grade Tailgate

Attention all 7th graders! The annual 7th-grade Tailgate is coming to the Churchville gym on Friday, Nov 16 from 5:30-6:45 pm! Come and hang with your friends, then stay for the Marsha Amerio student/faculty basketball game immediately following! Event will include: Bags tourney, music, poster making, food, game, prizes, and more! To RSVP, or to volunteer for this event or to make a donation, click HERE. For more information, contact Sandra Formento.

7th Grade Spring Social
A spring event where 7th graders get the chance to socialize and have fun. Check back for details.

For questions or to volunteer, contact Spring 7th-grade Social Chairpersons Jessica Chzech or Agata Miceli.

8th Grade Social

CALLING ALL CHURCHVILLE 8TH GRADERS! GET READY TO GET YOUR JUMP ON AT SKYZONE!

  • Where: Elmhurst SkyZone, 325 W. Lake Street
  • When: Sunday, November 4, 1:30–3:30 pm (jump time is 2-3:30; please arrive at 1:30 for check in)
  • Cost: $4 at the door (remainder of fee donated by PTA)

All jumpers MUST have a valid, up to date waiver filled out by a parent or legal guardian in order to jump. Waivers can be filled out on our website prior to arrival by following this link (select MYSELF & CHILD): https://elmhurststore.skyzone.com/waiver/

Jump time is 2–3:30. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to jump time to check in. All jumpers must wear SkySocks on our trampolines. These socks are included in your jump ticket and do not need to be purchased separately. We hope you can join your classmates at this fun event!

For additional information, contact Heather Justus.

8th Grade Dance

SAVE THE DATE: THE 8TH GRADE DANCE IS SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2019!
Each year, the Churchville PTA hosts a dance for our outgoing 8th graders in May. Invitations will be sent home in April.

Have questions? Contact a member of the 8th Grade Dance Committee: 

Amanda Tolman

Vicki Trajcevski

8th Grade Boat Cruise

Churchville 8th Graders celebrate the end of the school year with a boat cruise on Lake Michigan! Check back for more information.

8th Grade Promotion Reception

The Churchville PTA hosts a photo celebration following the 8th grade promotion ceremony at York High School each year. 

Check back for more information.

Would you like to volunteer?
Contact the Paparazzi Celebration Chairperson:

Sally Del Rio: sjd620@sbcglobal.net

Book Fair

This Churchville PTA committee helps market, set up, tear down, and staff the annual Book Fair, run by the school librarian.

2018 Book Fair: Open House Night: Thursday, August 23, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Would you like to volunteer?
Contact the Book Fair Chairperson Amy Wallace

Career Day

This annual event is run by Churchville staff and will be held in January or February of 2019.  A variety of speakers present to share their careers with Churchville 8th-grade students.  

For more information, contact Gillian Sandler.

Churchville Charge

The Churchville Charge, AN AMAZING RACE FOR AN AMAZING SCHOOL, is coming August 25, 2018!

The 6th Annual Churchville Charge is back in downtown Elmhurst on Saturday, August 25, 2018! The race features teams of four adults racing around downtown Elmhurst completing fun challenges, all to raise funds for Churchville Middle School. The race begins at 4 p.m. and ends with a huge after-party celebration.

If you don't want to race, but still want to get in on the fun, you can attend the after party at Fitz's Spare Keys, with food, music and more, for just $10 a person. Click HERE to buy your tickets to the party, or to donate to The Charge! Any amount you donate will help fund amazing programs for your kids in the coming school year! 

If you would like to form a team, limited space is still available. Please contact Megan Winton or Vicki Trajcevski for details.

Eat & Earn

The Churchville PTA  is working with local restaurants to provide dining events to support our school. At these fundraisers, local restaurants generously offer a % back to Churchville PTA on purchases made at their establishments. Check here for upcoming dates and details for our 2018-19 Dine Out events.
 

Have suggestions?  Ideas for other dine out partners?
Contact Dine Out Chairperson Stephanie Reifenrath

Honor Roll Breakfast

Churchville PTA hosts an Honor Roll breakfast twice a year in recognition of the hard work and achievement of Churchville's Honor Roll students.
 

Students achieving honor roll status in 4th quarter of prior year and/or 1st quarter of current year will be recognized at a breakfast in November. Those achieving honor roll status in the 2nd and/or 3rd quarter, as well as those who have shown strong academic growth in the current school year, will celebrate at a breakfast in April.
 

2018-19 Honor Roll Breakfast Dates: TBD


Would you like to volunteer?
Contact an Honor Roll Breakfast Chairperson:

Anna Macatangay

Bonny Procajlo

Library

The Churchville PTA is always looking for parent volunteers to assist school librarian, Maria Price, in shelf reading, reshelving and other miscellaneous tasks, to include:

  • textbook check-in/out to students at the beginning and end of the school year

  • organizational projects

  • minor book maintenance

  • etc.

Would you like to volunteer?
Contact Library Coordinator Amy Wallace.

Reflections

GET CREATIVE!

2018-19 Theme: "Heroes Around Me"

Deadline: Projects due to Churchville office by November 12
Students may submit an entry in any of the six arts areas listed below. Only original works of art are accepted. It does not matter whether an entry created for the Reflections Program has been created as a classroom assignment or independently at home. Once judged at the local level, the winners go on to the council and/or district judging. Those winners go to the Illinois PTA to receive recognition. Select projects will advance from the state level to the National PTA level.

The six arts areas are as follows: Dance Choreography; Film/Video Production; Literature; Music Composition; Photography; Visual Arts. There is also a Special Artist Division, which is an option for students with disabilities who receive services under IDEA or Section 504 to have the opportunity and accommodations they may need in order to participate fully in the program.

Si desea informacion del programa en Español, por favor contacta a Christine Peteresen.

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2018-19 OFFICIAL RULES

Please carefully read the rules for specific categories. Failure to submit a proper entry form or follow specific arts category rules could disqualify a project.

OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM

Each project submission must include an official entry form. Feel free to attach an extra sheet if more room is needed for the Artist Statement, etc.

Churchville Official Entry Form

TIMELINE

November 12 – Projects due to Churchville office

Early December – Select entries advance to DuPage East Regional Level

Late January – Select entries advance to State Level

February - March – D205 projects on display at Judith B Salon

May  – State Level "SPOTLIGHT" Celebration at Milikin University - plus - Dupage East Regional Celebration

Science Olympiad

Churchville Science Olympiad Team

Team Meetings
Tuesdays and Thursdays
3:20 - 4:15 pm in Mr. Peterson's room

Regional Competition will be in March 2019.


Study Help
Teams are encouraged to study with their partners on their specific events.  

Events are listed below and additional study reference for each event is found here in the "B Division" events.

LIFE, PERSONAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE

Anatomy and Physiology
Bio-Process Lab
Disease Detectives
Entomology
Green Generation
EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE

Dynamic Planet
Fossils
Meteorology
Solar System
Road Scholar


PHYSICAL SCIENCE & CHEMISTRY

Air Trajectory
Crave The Wave
Simple Machines
Crime Busters
Can't Judge a Powder


TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Bridge Building
Elastic Launched Glider
Robo-Cross
Wheeled Vehicle


INQUIRY & NATURE OF SCIENCE

Bottle Rocket
Experimental Design
Picture This
Write It Do It


Would you like to learn more?
Contact the Science Olympiad Chairperson: Kasia Ceglinski

Social Dance

Social Dance is a 6-week dance class for 7th- & 8th-grade students where students learn classic dance moves from a professional instructor playing today's popular music. This highly popular class is held on Friday nights (see dates and locations below). Last year Social Dance was attended by nearly 100 students and the program is a favorite of students and parents alike. 

All Social Dance classes for 2018 will take place at Conrad Fisher Elementary School.
Dates: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14 (parents and guardians are invited to attend the last 30 minutes of this final class to see what the students have learned and to share a dance with their child) 
Time: 7:00–8:30pm
Cost: $61.00 per student (check made payable to: "Let's Dance")
Registration and fee are due by October 19, 2018 to your child's homeroom teacher.

If you'd like to volunteer, parent chaperones are needed to make Social Dance a success (3 parents per Friday). For more information or to volunteer, please contact Ann Feehery or Christie Pruyn.

Spirit Wear

Show your Chargers spirit and purchase Churchville spirt wear for you and your family on Locker Day, August 9, 2018, or at Open House Night on Thursday, August 23! View Spirit Wear HERE!


Would you like to volunteer?
Contact Spirit Wear Chairperson Shana Petrone.

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Week will be May 6-May 10, 2019! Help show your appreciation for Churchville’s fine teaching staff and administration by helping provide baked goods and other needed items as requested by committee chairs. The Teacher appreciation committee provides support for the staff when they return to school, during Parent Teacher Conferences, and during Teacher Appreciation Week.


To volunteer or donate items, please contact one of the Teacher Appreciation Co-Chairs:

Sara Bolsoni

Bianca Parisi

Veda Carerra