Aspen Travels the World Family Event

Please join us for ASPEN TRAVELS THE WORLD on Friday, February 19 at Aspen Elementary!  This FREE family event will have the kids ‘travelling’ around the world to experience hands on activities in each of the 7 continents!  Guests will complete passports by visiting each of the continents for a chance to win raffle prizes!  Snacks will be served!  The event will run from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.
Please send your registration today!
Questions?  Please contact Michelle Tran ( or Stephanie Freed (

Spring Fling – Aspen Family Dance

Don’t miss out on Aspen’s last social event of the season!  The Aspen Family Partnership Council is hosting A Spring Fling ~ an Aspen family dance to be held outside near the playground (in the event of inclement weather, the event will be held in the gym).  It’s not too late to send in your $5 per family registration fee for this event to be held from 6:30 – 8:00 PM on Friday, April 24!  You may also pay at the door!  Entertainment to be provided by Lou Loiben of Personalities.  C’mon out and get your ‘Spring’ on!

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Aspen’s 8th Annual Family University

 Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.-Noon (check-in at 8:45 a.m.)

Parents of students starting at Aspen in the fall of 2015 are invited to register and attend the Parent Program, but the Children’s Program is only for CURRENTLY registered Aspen families. Please contact Nicole Carson or (847) 858-5602 if you have any questions.

For All Parents:  Acclaimed Author and Speaker Kim Olver will Present Empowerment Parenting Workshop and Aspen Teachers/Staff will lead breakout sessions on the Home-School Connection.  Breakout sessions taught by Mrs. Gerjol, Mrs. Manchester, Mrs. Motley, Mrs. Novak, Mrs. Saliba, Mrs. Szoke, and Mrs. Wysong.

Children’s Program (children MUST be at least 4 years old and currently enrolled Aspen family): Our awesome educational program organized by Mrs. Block, Mrs. Brocks, Mrs. Kirby and Mrs. Zurek and taught by Mrs. Foley, Mrs. Ivy, Ms. Leahy, Mrs. Liberacki, Mrs. Loiban, Mrs. Niedbalski, Mrs. Olson, Ms. Sturgill and Mrs. Vynnyk will once again delight children aged 4 through 5th grade.  (Aspen Graduates are welcome…if they’d like to volunteer to help, please note so on your registration form).  Kids 4 years old through 1st Grade will learn how to identify their needs and meet them responsibly through age-appropriate educational activities which include team-building games, physical exercise, creative projects and story-telling.  Kids in 2nd-5th Grade will learn tips and tools on managing their behavior and meeting their needs effectively and responsibly through fun and engaging activities like a scavenger hunt, toy car races, and team-building games.  A healthy snack will be provided.

A HUGE thank you to Philly G’s and Tavern on 60 for their generosity in catering lunch!