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Attendance

24-Hour Attendance Line
630-617-8344

Hours

Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM
K, 1, 2 - Lunch  
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

3, 4, 5 - Lunch 
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM


AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:00 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM


Student Late Arrival
Instructional Schedule

AM Kindergarten 
9:45 AM to 11:55 AM


PM Kindergarten
12:55 PM to 3:00 PM


Grades 1 - 5
9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Download the District Calendar for all Late Arrival Dates

English

Spanish

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Late Start Bus Schedule

Look at the top of the page for your bus number Bus 1 = 101 etc.

Parent Links

Office Contacts

Bailey, Jane
Principal jbailey@elmhurst205.org
Manuel, Jon Monique
Lead Secretary jmanuel@elmhurst205.org

Staff

News

1/15/18

With one member absent, the D205 Board of Education voted 6-0 to approve a Dual Language program at Conrad Fischer Elementary School for the 2018-19 school year. There was extensive discussion on the Dual Language program before the final vote. Jane Bailey, Principal at Conrad Fischer Elementary, discussed the issue of space. She said they are planning for five kindergarten sections for next year; the school currently has four sections. Mrs. Bailey said many rooms at the school are allocated for “resource rooms,” which is nothing more than office space. If those rooms were allocated to kindergarten classes, resource personnel who previously used those rooms could partner with a classroom teacher and co-teach and/or provide acceleration.

"No implementation is without growing pains, and this will be the growing pain, but I do think it will be worth it at the end of the day,” Mrs. Bailey said.

According to Principal Bailey, it is difficult to plan for potential space concerns further down the road than the first year of the program because it is still unknown how many students will participate. If there are too many Dual Language students to fit into Fischer, plans can be made to add a second location.

Regarding impact to the Fischer community, Dr. Henderson said the District will look to collect feedback from parents, students and teachers in a similar fashion to the way feedback is currently being collected for the Standards-Based Reporting system.

“It’s not something to be fearful of, because we have to think differently,” Ms. Bailey said. “If you're talking about opportunities in a global economy, then you need to be bilingual."

Dr. Moyer added that “There are benefits for both the native English speaking and native Spanish speaking students in this program, even though the rationale focuses more on native Spanish speaking students. It’s a phenomenal enrichment opportunity to truly allow all students to graduate bi-lingual, bi-literate and bi-cultural.”

Click here for details regarding the D205 Dual Language program planned for 2018-19 and Dual Language in general.

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1/14/18

The D205 Foundation is proud to announce Jill Riecker as this year's “Friend of the Foundation.” Jill's 20-year dedication to volunteerism and tireless commitment to providing Elmhurst students across all levels with opportunities and experiences both in and outside of the classroom are unparalleled. Jill's award will be presented as part of the festivities at the Foundation Gala -Empowering Futures to be held on February 10 at The Hyatt Lodge, Oak Brook.

This promises to be an amazing evening with the goal of raising funds that will enhance education and innovation in Elmhurst Public Schools.
Tickets are $175. Space is limited. Table and sponsorship opportunities are still available. If you cannot attend the event, consider supporting the Foundations efforts by purchasing a ticket for the Golden Raffle with a chance to win your choice of three great trips. Information about Mrs. Riecker's contributions, Gala and Raffle details and tickets are available at www.elmhurst205.org/2018Gala.

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1/12/18

Congratulations to Jacquelyn Discipio, Principal of Bryan Middle School, for being selected as the 2017-2018 Middle School Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association DuPage Region. Ms. Discipio was selected from a pool of nominees from throughout the DuPage County region. She was honored by the District 205 Board of Education at its January 9 meeting.

She was nominated by Elmhurst District 205 Superintendent Dr. David Moyer, who stated in his nomination that “Ms. Discipio has been asked to lead monumental and transformative change in a short period of time, examples of
which include: a successful one-to-one personalized learning implementation utilizing Chromebooks in year one; implementation of a new English Language Arts curriculum and the addition of instructional coaches in year two; ongoing development of common assessments in all grade levels and content areas; and a major overhaul of the schedule to include dedicated time for interventions and enrichment and increased co-teaching for the 2017-18 school year.”

Ms. Discipio will be honored at the DuPage IPA’s annual Spring Student Recognition Breakfast on April 23. She will now be considered for a State award from among 20 nominees representing the other regions of the Illinois Principals Association. The state winners will be announced in the spring.

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Dates to Remember

Monday 1/15

Martin Luther King Birthday - No School

Tuesday 1/16

6:00 Dual Language Parent Presentation - LRC

7:00 PM - PTA Meeting - LRC - Everyone Welcome

7:00 - Band Progress Performance @ Churchville

Wednesday 1/17

Late Start Date

    9:45-3:00 - Full Day K-5th Grade

     9:45-11:55 - AM Kindergarten

     12:55-3:00 - PM Kindergarten

     Late Start Bus Schedule

Thursday 1/18

7:00 - Orchestra Progress Performance @ Churchville

Wednesday 1/17

Friday 1/19

7:00-8:30 - PTA Family Fitness Night

Monday 1/22

Institute Day - No student attendance

Tuesday 1/23

5:00-8:00 - McTeacher Night @ McDonalds on North York

Before January 31, 2018 

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Fischer Events

Board Meeting Dates

12/18/17

District News

1/15/18
1/14/18
1/12/18
1/11/18
1/9/18
1/5/18
1/4/18
12/18/17

Vision

The Fischer School community will work together to ensure all students acquire the competencies, skills and knowledge necessary for success in school and in life.