Century Oaks Elementary School

Century Oaks Elementary School


Hi Everyone!! My daughter Hajrah Suhail a proud student of Century Oaks wrote a book for Young Authors Project in Kindergarten. Here she is reading the book to you all. Click the link and see her colorful book for which she put in a lot of hard-work. Thank you
Erick Rea.
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to the amazing team of educators at Century Oaks! And Happy Nurses Week to Brittney Daufenbach and Maryellen Schmid Wessendorf, who are both very caring individuals and extremely dedicated to the well-being of our students and staff. And finally, Happy Better Speech & Hearing Month, with a special shout-out to Pamela Daffin Sibless, who helps our students become better communicators. Anyone who knows Ms. Daffin knows that she also pours a whole lot of love into our school community.
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to the amazing team of educators at Century Oaks! And Happy Nurses Week to Brittney Daufenbach and Maryellen Schmid Wessendorf, both caring individuals who are extremely dedicated to the well-being of our students and staff. Lastly, Happy Better Speech & Hearing Month, with a special shout out to Pamela Daffin Sibless for helping our students to become better communicators. Anyone who knows Ms. Daffin knows that she pours a whole lot of love into our school community.

Century Oaks Elementary School is a public school within the U-46 School District. We are a K-6 Dual Language school.

Mission: Our School Vision: To develop a community of responsible, reflective learners who aspire to be their best as they pursue their individual goals of excellence.

Operating as usual

YES! Today we are closer to our target with 94.3% Daily Attendance. 💗 Shout out to 6th Grade at 98.6% 😄 Very happy for our Kinder students with 95.6% and 2nd Graders at 95.7%. 1st, 3rd, 4th, & 5th are not far behind. Let's do this Century Oaks TIGERS! #wecandohardthings #attendancematters

Today's Attendance is 93% with 6th grade at 97%. They have exceeded our daily target. Big applause for our 6th graders. Let's do this Tigers! Let's be on time and ready to learn at 8AM tomorrow, and every day...because ATTENDANCE MATTERS!


Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: U46EngageELL: Fostering Social Emotional Learning at Home. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

Today, FEBRUARY 17, 2021 6:30 PM

What really matters - personality and happiness. Explore some social emotional skills your child needs. To register for the English webinar, visit: http://bit.ly/Emocional-Feb

Hoy, FEBRERO 17, 2021 6:30 pm

Lo que realmente importa para el éxito, el carácter, y la felicidad. Conozca el conjunto de habilidades social emocionales que su hijo(a) necesita. Para registrarse para la sesión en español, visite: http://bit.ly/SEL-Feb

us02web.zoom.us In this session, parents will explore some ways they can support their child in their development of social and emotional skills. Some of those skills include self awareness, self management, responsible decision making, and building positive relationships. Para la presentación en español, por fav...

Happy Tuesday🌼 Today's Attendance dropped a bit 90.9%. 2nd grade continues to have the strongest attendance with 94.8%.
REMEMBER--#AttendanceMatters Every Day for Every Student!


Assessments and Accountability / Illinois 5Essentials Survey

Parents Invited to Take 5Essentials Survey:
This survey is designed to generate a detailed picture of your child’s school. As a parent, this opportunity will allow you to share your thoughts on the important elements of your child’s school.

Please click here for more information: https://www.u-46.org/Page/12027

Padres invitados a realizar la encuesta 5Essentials:
Esta encuesta está diseñada para generar una imagen detallada de la escuela de su hijo. Como padre, esta oportunidad le permitirá compartir su opinion, sobre la eficacia escolar, de la escuela de su hijo.

Porfavor haga clic aqui para mas informacion: https://www.u-46.org/Page/12027

u-46.org If you would like to share your thoughts to help guide school improvement, you should participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey. 

Overall attendance is 94.3% 🌼 with every grade level above 92%. Let's be proud of our effort to improve our attendance.
🌟Big applause for 2nd grade with 97.8%, surpassing our daily goal of 96.5% 🌟 #attendancematters #wecandohardthings

Today's daily attendance is 94.3% building-wide. Congrats to Kindergarten with 98.5% and 1st grade at 96.6%. 🏆 Both grade levels hit above the target of 96.5%🏆 #dailyattendancematters

💕Super Duper Proud is how to describe the feeling when I see that 2nd Grade has 100% attendance for two days in a row! 💕 You can't see me but I am doing a Happy Dance! 😉 Way to Go!
Big Applause for our 5th graders at 95% and 1st graders with 96.6%. 👏
TIGERS, we can reach our daily attendance goal of 96.5%!

💮Best day this school year! 💮
94.7% Daily Attendance School-Wide, today.
🌟 Way to go 2nd graders with 100% attendance.🌟
Kudos to 6th grade with 97% and 4th & 5th Grade with 95% attendance. 1st Grade is not far behind with 94.8%.
#wecandohardthings #greathappenshere 🌟

Thank you Mr. Tabares and student teacher, Ms. Castellanos, for braving the cold to set up safety cones for in person instruction. #GreatHappensHere

[02/08/21]   Family and friends our hours for curbside pickup for meals by door #2 are as follow.

Food Distribution times:
Non-Hybrid Days: 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Hybrid Days: 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Familiares y amigos, nuestro horario para recoger las comidas en la acera en la puerta # 2 es el siguiente.

Horarios de distribución de alimentos:
Días no híbridos: 7:00 a.m. a 11:30 a.m.
Días híbridos: 7:00 a.m. a 10:30 a.m.

Attendance Matters, every day for every student!
Today we have 91.8% attendance, school-wide. 💖Way to go 2nd graders with 97.8% and Kindergartners at 95.6%! 💖 #attendancematters


Monthly Newsletter Tiger Tales / Home

Tiger families and friends stay in touch with what is going on this month of February by reading out TIGER Newsletter.

Las familias y amigos de Tiger se mantienen en contacto con lo que está sucediendo este mes de febrero leyendo el Boletín de TIGER.


[02/05/21]   Good morning Tiger Families! Do not forget to stop by today February 5th for your weekend pack from the Food Distribution from 7 AM to 10:30 AM. Come by door 2 to pick up your meals.

¡Buenos días familias Tiger! No olvide pasar hoy 5 de febrero para recibir su paquete de fin de semana de la distribución de alimentos de 7 a. M. A 10:30 a. M. Pase por la puerta 2 para recoger sus comidas.

We are super excited for our African American Read-In on Monday, Feb. 22nd. Volunteer readers include Elgin Police Chief, Elgin Fire Chief, Elgin Council Members, @sdu46 Supt. Sanders, @BGClubElgin leaders, and more! @U46EquityMatte1 #CelebratingBlackHistory


Events - Gail Borden Public Library

Check out this Gail Borden Offering -- Sloth-O-Rama DIY Craft Kit for Grades 6-8
This is one example of the many offerings for our families that are VIRTUAL.
Be sure to check out this link that will take you to the February Events calendar.


Mrs. Swanson is Century Oaks! Kinder teacher for 30 yrs, daily volunteer upon retirement, now a Noon Hour Supervisor. Student focused, positive, and gives 100%. We 💘 Mrs. Swanson #GreatHappensHere

💥 Way to go 2nd and 5th grade with 96% in attendance today!💥
Nice job 4th grade at 94%.
Remember our school-wide attendance goal is 96.5%. We can do this TIGERS! #greathappenshere

Our school librarian, Mrs. Toppel, is planning so students can check out books with curbside pick up. YEAH for Mrs. Toppel! #librariesrock #greathappenshere

🍬LOVE IT 6th Grade!🍬98% Daily Attendance
4th & 5th GR not far behind w/95% Which class will play the Who? What? game this week. Let's keep at this. Every day, Every Student-On Time and Ready to Learn! #wecandohardthings #GREAThappenshere 💫

The Kane County Regional Office of Education, Elgin Community CollegeTesting Center, and @sdu46 will provide information regarding the Paraeducator (Teacher Assistant) career and licensing information. #futureparaeducators

Super Job TIGERS! 👍
94.25% Daily Attendance, school-wide. Kudos to 6th & 5th Grade with 97% attendance. Yippee for 1st grade (95%), 2nd grade (94.5%), 3rd grade (93.%), and 4th grade (94.1%).
#WecandoHARDthings! #greathappenshere 🐯

Do you still have a Century Oaks Library Book? If yes, please make time to return it to school. If you are a distance learning family, you may drop it in our 📚 Library Book box 📚outside the front door. See the picture! #librarybookreturn #greathappenshere

[02/01/21]   Just a reminder Century Oaks families, curbside meal distribution is open today until 11:30 a.m. Come see us at Door #2.

Solo un recordatorio para las familias de Century Oaks, la distribución de comidas está abierta hoy hasta las 11:30 a.m. Ven a vernos en la puerta # 2.

Kinders super focused on their writing this morning ✍ while Ms. Lasso conferenced with a student. #greathappenshere #joyinthejourney

School-wide Daily Attendance today 94.4% This is a high for us, TIGERS! Let's keep this going.
Kuddos to 5th at 98%, 3rd & 4th at 97%, 6th at 96%, and Kinder at 94f%. Let's do this TIGERS! Every Day, Every Student--on time and ready to learn! #greathappenshere

Ms. Santangelo, no matter the weather or a pandemic, she will show up for "our kids"! She is a #joyinthejourney! #GreatHappensHere


Raising Black Voices

Make the time for this upcoming event! Each child participant who registers….will receive a FREE copy of this book (limited to 200 registrants)! Here is the link: https://attend.gailborden.info/event/4643377 #growingreaders #raisingblackvoices

attend.gailborden.info Join us for a dynamic presentation by children's author Charles Waters. His book, Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship, won many state awards, and is an ALA Notable Book.

🌟 Way to go 5th grade with 96.7% Daily Attendance on this Emergency Distance Learning Day. 6th grade is close behind at 94.%
REMEMBER- ATTENDANCE Matters, every day for every student! #greathappenshere

Super impressive daily attendance for our 6th graders at 99.5%💥& 1st graders at 97.5%💥 Way to show up for school, ready to learn! Kindergarten's attendance has improved at 93.5% today. Today we have 91.4% overall Daily Attendance.
📣 We can do this TIGERS!

Mrs. Feliciano does so many tasks that are critical to our daily operations. We appreciate her efforts to make Century Oaks a place where Great Things Happen!


Self Certify

📌 As a reminder, the Hybrid Group A will have in-person instruction on Monday and Tuesday this week, and Hybrid Group B will be in-person on Wednesday and Thursday.

🎉 Friday is a non-attendance day for students, which is why there is a “calendar shift” this week. 🌟
In a normal week, Mondays will be a Distance Learning Day for all, Group A will attend in-person on Tuesdays/Wednesdays, and Group B in-person on Thursdays/Fridays.

Also, remember to complete the health certification form for your child each and every day before they enter a U-46 school bus or building. Here is the link: https://district.u-46.org/selfCertify/login.cfm. Thank you for helping us keep all students and staff healthy! #U46SafeandReadytoLearn. @CenturyOaks


Thank you Mrs. Graf for your continued commitment to our school community! Your energy and focus on learning makes us think you are not really retired. #GreatHappensHere #Fabteacher #findingjoyinthejourney

Do you remember? Next week there is a schedule change! Please make sure Hybrid Students attend in-person instruction on the correct days! If you have a question, please call the office! #greathappenshere

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