Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center

News and Announcements

2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration

District 200 is holding a Kindergarten Registration Fair on February 4 and 5 for parents of children entering kindergarten in the fall at Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center. Parents are invited to register their child on either of those dates. In addition, parents will receive information about physicals and immunizations, the Common Core State Standards, Literacy and Math Instruction, Social Skills Curriculum, Kids Club, and applying for a library card from the Woodstock Public Library.

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Join Us for Mardi Gras Fun on Saturday!

Tickets are still available for the annual Groundhog Day Dinner & Auction.  This year’s Mardi Gras themed party is Saturday, January 31st from 5:30 to 11:00 p.m. at Donley’s Banquet Hall in Union.  Tickets, which include dinner, are $55 and there will be a cash bar.  Please see “Read more” below for more information and a list of the auction items.

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Love to Read Week 2015 is Feb 17-20

District 200 welcomes volunteers to read to Pre-K through middle school students during its 24th annual Love to Read Week.  The dates for this year’s program are Tuesday, February 17th through Friday, February 20th, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day. The purpose of the program is to show students the importance of reading as a lifelong skill by having adults share how they enjoy and use reading in their daily lives.

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2015-2016 Dual Language Preschool Applications

Applications for 2015-2016 Dual Language Preschool will be accepted beginning Friday, January 23, 2015. Our Program includes:

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2015-2016 Tuition Based Preschool Applications

Applications for 2015-2016 Tuition-Based Preschool will be accepted beginning Friday, January 23, 2015. Our Program

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SHAPE Woodstock Event Rescheduled for April 9th

We are happy to announce that the SHAPE Woodstock workshop with Paul Zientarski has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 9th. Inclement weather on January 8th forced the cancellation of our original program, and we are grateful that Mr. Zientarski is able to reschedule with us for April.  Zientarski is the  founder of the Learning Readiness Program for Naperville School District 203.  He will discuss how he and other educators have made a difference in the lives of students through exercise.  

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Kindergarten Registration Fair is February 4 & 5

District 200 is holding a Kindergarten Registration Fair on February 4 and 5 for parents of children entering kindergarten in the fall at Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center.  Parents may register their child on either date.  In addition, parents will receive information about physicals and immunizations, Literacy and Math instruction, Social Skills Curriculum, Kids Club and applying for a library card from the Woodstock Public Library. 

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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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February 4, 2015

One Hour Late Start

February 4, 2015

Preschool Screenings

February 10, 2015

Board of Education Meeting

February 12, 2015

Half Day

February 12, 2015

Parent-Teacher Conferences

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