Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center

News and Announcements

Welcome to SHAPE Woodstock! – Parents Invited to January Event

Research shows that students who participate in physical activity before they begin their academic classes have a longer attention span, have higher reading comprehension scores, and perform better on standardized tests than students who do not exercise. Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 has been awarded a grant to enhance physical activity and healthy lifestyles for our students and their families that we are calling SHAPE Woodstock.

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Winter Safety Reminder for All D200 Families

As professionals dedicated to safely transporting children, the care and protection of our students is always on the minds of the D200 Transportation staff.   As winter approaches (bringing with it winter driving conditions), the Transportation Department would like to remind all D200 families of some important safety guidelines.

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Students Help Spread Joy Through Operation Christmas Child

Students at Olson, Verda Dierzen and Greenwood schools had the unique opportunity to participate in a  worldwide global service project called Operation Christmas Child.  What is so awesome about this project is that it’s kids making a difference in this world… it’s kids helping kids! 

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Star 105.5 Readers

We would like to express our gratitude to Star 105.5's morning crew Joe Cicero and Tina Bree for coming in to read to 3 of our kindergarten classes. Students from the Honeybee, Spongebob, and Fish rooms enjoyed listening to Goldilocks and The Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood. Afterwards, Joe and Tina visited our Hot Cocoa and Cookie Stand and made a donation to Christmas Clearing House.  

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4th Annual Hot Cocoa and Cookie Stand

Feel a rumbly in your tumbly? Have a sweet tooth?

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Family Literacy and Math Night

PreK and Kindergarten families are invited to attend our Family Literacy and Math Night on Thursday September 18, 2014. PreK families will meet from 5:00-5:45 p.m. and Kindergarten Families will meet from 6:15-7:15 p.m. We look forward to sharing activities and strategies that can be used at home to help your child practice and develop literacy and math skills.  You will have several stations to visit, each one covering a different topic along with activities to “make and take” home in both literacy and math.

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Kindergarten Curriculum Night

Kindergarten Parent Curriculum Night will be held Thursday, August 28th from 6:00-6:45 p.m. Your child's teacher will speak about the curriculum and kindergarten procedures. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the curriculum, routines, schedules, and more. We hope to see you all there!

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December 22, 2014

No School (Winter Break)

January 7, 2015

One Hour Late Start

January 7, 2015

Preschool Screenings

January 13, 2015

Board of Education Meeting

January 19, 2015

No School (Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday)

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