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 Welcome to Founders Elementary

821 S. Seventh Street, DeKalb, IL 60115 (815)754-3800

Ms. Gina Greenwald, Principal
Ms. Kristen Smith, Assistant Principal

 Founders Information

Welcome to Founders Elementary School!  We are very excited to start the new school year in our newly freshened building!  Construction is moving right along and we are eager to get into the building and start making it our new Founders home. 


School Hours 


Horario Escolar


8:45 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

Students may arrive after 8:15 A.M.


Los estudiantes pueden llegar a 8:15 A.M.


Morning & After School Dropoff/Pickup Procedures 
(English) (Spanish)




We look forward to a very exciting new year at Founders Elementary!  Home of the Falcons!

Click here to access teacher classroom pages!


Falcon Flyer March 2014 Spanish.pdfFalcon Flyer March 2014 SpanishLaurel Trostle
Falcon Flyer March 2014.pdfFalcon Flyer March 2014Laurel Trostle
Parent Involvement Mission Statement.docxParent Involvement Mission StatementTraci Cheeseman
2012-2013 parent involvement policy.doc2012-2013 parent involvement policyTraci Cheeseman
Founders Supply List Spanish 2013-2014.pdfFounders Supply List Spanish 2013-2014Laurel Trostle
Founders Supply List 2013-2014.pdfFounders Supply List 2013-2014Laurel Trostle
Dropoff and Pickup Procedures - English.docDropoff and Pickup Procedures - EnglishRJ Kunde
Dropoff and Pickup Procedures - Spanish .docDropoff and Pickup Procedures - Spanish RJ Kunde

 Founder's Calendar

4/17/2014 12:00 AM   NO SCHOOL (Parent/Teacher Conferences) 
4/18/2014 12:00 AM   NO SCHOOL (Spring holidays) 
4/24/2014 6:00 PM   District Wellness Fair 
4/30/2014 6:30 PM   HMS 6th Grade Orientation Attachment
This evening is a preview of 6th grade for current 5th graders and their parents.
5/6/2014 7:00 PM   School Board Meeting 
5/9/2014 12:00 AM   Midterm (4th quarter) 
5/13/2014 5:00 PM   District #428 Art Show 
5/14/2014 5:00 PM   District #428 Art Show 
5/15/2014 5:00 PM   District #428 Art Show Reception 
5/20/2014 6:15 PM   Founders PTO meeting  
(More Events...)
De Kalb School District 428 Dr. James Briscoe, Superintendent 901 S. 4th St. De Kalb, IL. 60115 (815) 754-2350 En Espanol (815) 754-2102 fax (815) 758-6933
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