January 9, 2019

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 14:12 | Category : Uncategorized
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Raise a Glass for Ray School! The band is back!  Join us for a night out at The Promontory on Thursday January 31, 2019 from 6-8 pm featuring a performance by We, Unity Candle, Ray parent Nate Bakkum’s incredible band! Child care (for ages 5+) provided by Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) from 5:45-8:30 pm for $20/child […]

January 14, 2019

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 14:11 | Category : Uncategorized
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We have a field trip tomorrow, January 15th.  All students should bring a lunch from home. We will be eating when we return to school. Have you bought your tickets for “Raise a Glass for Ray” at The Promontory on January 31st? Please visit the Ray School website to learn more. This is a great […]

January 28, 2019

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 14:07 | Category : Uncategorized
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Thank you to all the families that sent in items for our most magnificent thing project.  I will probably be finding google eyes and glitter in the classroom for the next year.  It was a giant mess but they had a lot of fun. -I have received several emails regarding school being canceled due to […]


Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 12:22 | Category : Uncategorized
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December 17, 2018

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 0:01 | Category : Uncategorized
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Friday will be Ms. Gutwein’s last day in Room 114.  We have all loved having her in class and will miss her greatly.  We will continue to see her at Ray while she completes the second half of her internship with another lucky teacher. Would you like to come in and share your family’s holiday […]

December 10, 2018

Monday, 10 December 2018, 14:35 | Category : Uncategorized
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Don’t forget to turn in your family timeline project.  They are due on Friday and we will put them together next Monday. Would you like to come in and share a family tradition? Please send me an email if you are interested in sharing artifacts or foods that are unique to your family during the […]

December 3, 2018

Monday, 3 December 2018, 14:44 | Category : Uncategorized
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Please send a healthy snackin for 25 children. We welcome donations of bananas, cuties, apples and grapes. Please send peanut free snacks to accommodate our students with allergies.  A special thanks to the families that donate every month to snack, even when it is not their month!! Would you like to come in and share your […]

November 26, 2018

Monday, 26 November 2018, 10:34 | Category : Uncategorized
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Please submit the $5 payment and field trip form for our trip to the Garfield Park Conservatory, scheduled on November 29th.  Students will  need to bring a lunch from home. I encourage all families to leave an extra pair of pants and socks in their child’s backpack.  With the snow comes a lot of wet pants […]

November 13, 2018

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:43 | Category : Uncategorized
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Please check your time slot for report card pickup.  Please be timely and I will do my best to keep to the schedule. If you have questions or concerns, feel free to email me prior to Wednesday. Also, your child’s grades are always available to check on parent portal. If you need to sign up, […]

November 5, 2018

Monday, 5 November 2018, 12:13 | Category : Uncategorized
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Report card pick up is scheduled Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 12pm-6pm. If you cannot make any of the times listed, please contact me and we can schedule an alternative time. Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: 1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/OdidJVa 2) Review the options listed and […]

October 29, 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018, 16:35 | Category : Uncategorized
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Our field trip is scheduled for Wednesday, October 31st.  Don’t forget to pack a bagged lunch for your child.   Please do not send your child to school in costume on Wednesday. Consider keeping a spare set of clothes for your child in his/her book bag or at school on the closet hook. Accidents can […]

October 23, 2018

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 13:34 | Category : Uncategorized
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Notes for the week: Our first field trip is coming up on October 31st.  The fee is $18.  Students will need to bring a lunch. Please pay the $85 student fee. Please join the PTO for $20 per family. The PTO supports our school in so many ways! Wednesday is spirit day.  If your child […]