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2021-2022 School Year Registration
04/12/2021
Registration for new and returning students has been extended through May 30th.
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Black History Month Video Winners
03/04/2021
Talala Elementary Student Council sponsored the "Black History is Our History" video contest.
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Welcome Back Letter from Dr. Elliott
03/02/2021
We would like to welcome our students for hybrid learning beginning in March.
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5Essentials Parent Survey
03/02/2021
The Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be open to parents and guardians through April 2nd.
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Hybrid Learning Information
02/22/2021
For information about hybrid learning at Talala, please view the procedures and video.
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January Students of the Month
02/12/2021
Congratulations to the students chosen as the January Student of the Month.
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How to Select Your Method of Instruction
01/14/2021
Parents and Guardians will need to select a "Method of Instruction" for each child.
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December Student of the Month
01/13/2021
We would like to congratulate the students chosen as December Student of the Month.
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November Student of the Month
12/11/2020
We would like to congratulate the students chosen as November's Student of the Month.
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October Student of the Month
11/18/2020
Congratulations to the students chosen as the October Student of the Month.
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Nothing Bundt Cakes Student Council Fundraiser
11/10/2020
Student Council is holding their Nothing Bundt Cakes Holiday Fundraiser from now until December 3rd.
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September Student of the Month
10/16/2020
Congratulations to the students chosen as Student of the Month for September.
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Student Code of Conduct and Parent Handbook.
09/23/2020
Please review the Student Code of Conduct and Parent Handbook and complete the online forms.
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Breakfast and Lunch Pickup at Talala
09/15/2020
Breakfast and lunch pickup is available at Talala Elementary Monday thru Friday.
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Materials Pickup is Tuesday, September 8th
09/02/2020
Materials Pickup is Tuesday, September 8th from 10:00am until 6:00pm.
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Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year!
08/28/2020
Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! We are excited to see all our families on Monday, August 31st.
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Updated Elementary School Site Plan
08/28/2020
Please view the updated Elementary School Site Plan.
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Remote Learning Supply List
08/25/2020
Our teachers have created a remote learning supply list for each grade level.
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Curriculum Night-Virtual
08/25/2020
Our Curriculum NIght will be Wednesday, September 9th from 6:00-7:30 PM.
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Supply Lists for 2020-2021 School Year
06/09/2020
Please check out the supply lists for the 2020-2021 school year.
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Summer Reading/Writing Bingo
06/03/2020
Join the "Super" Summer Reading/Writing Challenge Bingo!
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End of Year Curbside Pick-Up and Drop-Off
05/11/2020
End of Year Curbside Pick-Up and Drop-Off will be May 26th-28th.
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We Miss You!
04/06/2020
We miss our Talala students and families! We created a little video message for you.
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Remote Learning Information
03/20/2020
All district schools are closed through the end of the school year.
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Internet Access Survey
03/10/2020
The district is requesting our families take this survey regarding access to the internet at home.
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Spring Picture Day
03/05/2020
Spring Picture Day is Tuesday, March 17th.
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Parent Teacher Conferences
02/25/2020
Parent Teacher Conferences will be Thursday, March 12th from 5:00-8:00 PM.
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Valentine's Day Grams
02/07/2020
Student council is selling Valentine's Day Grams! All orders are due Wednesday, February 12th.
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Join us for Toy Story 4!!
01/31/2020
Join us for Toy Story 4 on Friday, February 7th!! Bring your chairs and blankets and come get cozy at Family Movie Night.
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Student Attendance Incentive
01/21/2020
We are excited to announce our student attendance incentive.
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Winter Benchmark Testing
01/08/2020
Winter benchmark testing will begin January 8th.
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Museum of Science and Industry Field Trip
12/15/2019
The first and second grade classes at Talala Elementary went on a field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry.
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PTO Meeting November 22nd
11/18/2019
There will be a PTO meeting Friday, November 22nd. The meeting will begin at 5:10 PM.
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Illinois 5Essentials Survey
11/13/2019
Talala Elementary is participating in the 5Essentials Survey.
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Be a volunteer at Talala
10/25/2019
Come be a volunteer at Talala! We are looking for parents to join our PTO.
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School Spirit Orders due November 8th
10/25/2019
Get your Talala spirit wear now! Orders are due Friday, November 8th.
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Mix It Up Day!
10/23/2019
Mix It Up Day was a huge success at Talala Elementary!
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Nothing Bundt Cakes Fundraiser
10/21/2019
Student Council's Nothing Bundt Cakes fundraiser will begin October 28th.
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Box Tops for Education
09/13/2019
Help us earn money for Talala Elementary!
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Picture Day is Coming
09/13/2019
Picture Day is Tuesday, October 1st.
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Save the Date in October
09/13/2019
Save the date in October! Wednesday, October 16th is Grandparent's and Special Friends Day.
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Curriculum Night
08/30/2019
Curriculum Night will be Wednesday, September 11th.
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Kindergarten Orientation
08/19/2019
Kindergarten Orientation is Wednesday, August 21st from 9:30-10:30 am.
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Welcome Back to School
08/13/2019
Welcome back to the 2019-2020 school year!
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Summer Math Practice
06/06/2019
Students will have access to educational websites to continue their math practice over the summer.
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Summer Reading Fun
06/05/2019
Join in on the reading fun this summer!
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Gifts for Officer Jones
04/01/2019
Talala presented Sgt. Moore of the Park Forest Police Department with gifts for Officer Jones.
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A Sweet Date Night
A Sweet Date Night
02/07/2019
Our families enjoyed a night of fun activities at A Sweet Date Night.
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Snow Soup
02/06/2019
The students in Ms. Neisler's class made snow soup.
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November Student of the Month
Student of the Month
12/21/2018
The students chosen as November's students of the month were honored at an assembly.
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Korean Drum Assembly
Korean Drum Assembly
11/30/2018
Students enjoyed an assembly about Korean drumming and dancing.
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School Report Card Summative Designation Letter
11/19/2018
The Illinois State Board of Education released Talala Elementary's 2018 School Report Card.
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Technology Integration
Technology Integration Superheroes!
11/09/2018
We are celebrating learning with our technology integration superheroes.
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Fire Department
Park Forest Fire Department Visits
11/02/2018
The Park Forest Fire Department came to talk with our students about fire safety.
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Text Feature Surgery
Text Feature Surgery
10/10/2018
The third graders have been studying non-fiction text features.
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Erin's Law
Erin's Law Presentation
10/09/2018
Erin's Law Presentation will be given to students on Monday, October 15th during the school day.
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Student Council Officers
2018-2019 Student Council Officers
09/28/2018
The 2018-2019 Student Council officers at Talala Elementary have been elected.
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Ways to Make 6
Way to Make 6
09/28/2018
The students in Ms. Neisler's class have been learning ways to make 6 during math.
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Morning Meeting
Morning Meeting
09/13/2018
We have started our mornings each day with an all school morning meeting.
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A Farewell to Mrs. Johnson
A Farewell to Mrs. Johnson
06/01/2018
Talala Elementary is sad to say farewell to Mrs. Johnson, our principal. We are so grateful for her leadership over the last four years and wish her great things in the future.
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