Important Announcements


August 30, 2019 - Meet and Greet 8:15-8:45 a.m.


September 14, 2019 - Get Your Car Washed to Help the Class of 2020 (9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.)

Bring your car for a wash and  support our fundraising efforts to have ALL the Class of 2020 go on their 8th Grade Spring Field Trip

$10.00 - Car

$15.00 - SUV

Curriculum NIght: September 25, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. (new families- school wide)

Curriculum Night:  September 25, 2019 at 6:45 p.m. (returning families - Grade level curriculum - individual classrooms)

Progress Reports and NWEA BOY Results  October 4, 2019  Progress Reports and NWEA Beginning of the Year Results were given to all the middle school students

Waters Pledge Drive: September 23 - October 11

Roosevelt High School Open House - October 26, 2019  9:30-11:30 

Grow Community High School Fair - November 20, 2019 at Lakeview Highschool ( 4:30 p.m-6:30 p.m.)

Go CPS application has been extended to December 13, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Scholastic Book Fair - December 6, 2019

MOY NWEA ASSESSMENT - 8th Grade December 10-12th


Documents Due September September        

Forms and Fees

Due: September 23, 2019

Please sign and return all applicable documents and fees to your child’s teacher by September 24th. Forms were  sent home with your child. Please sign and return all applicable  all forms by September 24th

□ Student Code of Conduct

□ Media Consent Form

□ CPS Family Income Information Form     

□ Student Fee and Form (soon to be sent home)

Office of Language and Cultural Information

□ Emergency Form                             


Health Care Provider Statement

□ Forms and Health Information for CPS Families  located in booklet               




Student Code of Conduct. Please sign the first page (student and parent)  of the book and return page.

Student Fee Form ($100 per student, $250 per family). This fee helps pay for school-wide educational materials, such as textbooks, consumable workbooks, and technology supplies (like ink and toner)— materials that are not covered by our limited school budget. Please send the fee form and payment (cash/ check/money order, made out to Waters Elementary) with your eldest child. Include student name and room number for every student in your family and submit to the eldest child’s teacher. Please note the student fee is separate from the cost of classroom supplies that students are also asked to purchase. A fee waiver form is available in the office if you cannot afford the fee

E Pay System:  Parents can use to pay for student fees, field trips-inclusive of Springfield and St. Louis ., graduation fees, early birds (child care before school program) and others.


Media Consent Form. Pictures of students may be used in our materials and websites. Please sign and return whether or not you allow the use your child’s picture (no names associated with pictures).

CPS Family Income Information Form. This form is used to obtain information about families’ incomes to determine how much school funding will come from the state and federal government.  Waters School may receive additional funds from state and federal sources to support students from lowincome families. 

Emergency Form. If you just registered this year at Waters, one was already completed at registration. You do not need to do this again. If your child is a returning student, you must complete this form.

Forms and Health Information for CPS Families (Booklet)


September   2019  8th  Grade BOY Administration of NWEA (MAP) Assessment

Little Bid Night - September 20, 2019  6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Pledge Drive September 23 - October 17, 2019

Picture Day  September 25, 2019

Curriculum Night - September 25, 2019  ( 6:00 p.m. new families 6:45 returning families )

High School Informational Meeting - October 2, 2019

Student Medical Documentation due by October 15, 2019 

Go CPS Deadline is December 13, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


Cardboard Challenge - 

Upcoming Events:

Harvest Day - 

Pumpkin Patch/Fun Day, Fall Harvest/Garden Clean Up, Halloween Parade,

Day of the Dead - Dia Los Muertos, Spirit Week


November 1, 2019 = Day of the Dead

November 2, 2019  Amundsen High School Open House  - 

December 2-7, 2019 - Scholastic Book Fair

December 7, 2019 Waters Craft Market- 10:00 a..m. to 3:00 p.m.

December 19-20, 2019  Holiday Show Performances

Holidays (2019-2020)

September 2nd  Labor Day  
October 14th  Columbus Day 
November 11th Veteran's Day  
November 27th 28th 29th Thanksgiving Holiday
January 20th M. L. King Day
February 17th President's Day
 May 25th  Memorial Day
December 21, 2019  - January 1, 2020 Holiday Break (No classes for students or staff)
 Classes resume January 2, 2020
Distribution Progress Reports:  October 4, 2019 
No Classes (School Improvement Day)  November 8, 2019                                                                                                                          �                                                                                                                                                                                    

November 13, 2019– Parent Teacher Conference Day  (12:00- 3:00 and 4:00- 6:00)                                                                                                                

NWEA  Assessment MOY   Middle of the Year 

December 13, 2019  Distribution of Progress Report

January 20, 2019  MLK  Holiday  No School

February 7, 2020 - Distribution of Report Cards and NWEA (MAP)  Results

February 17, 2020  President's Day Holiday No School - 

March 6, 2020  Distribution of Progress Reports

 School Improvement Day ( No classes for students) November 8, 2019, January 31, 2020,    April 17, 2020,  June 17, 2020

April 22, 2020  Parent Teacher Conference  (12:00 -3:00 and 4:00-6:00)

April 6-10  2020  Spring Break (No Classes)

April 13, 2020 - Classes Resume

 PARCC Testing 

 St. Louis  (8th Grade) 

Springfield Trip (7th Grade) 

May 22, 2020  - Distribution of Progress Reports

Variety Show 

May 25, 2020 Memorial Day (No Classes)

 NWEA  EOY Assessment


8th Grade Luncheon

8th Grade Graduation