Last but not least! Matt Mayer is entering his 18th year in education and first as superintendent. Matt lives in McHenry with his wife Julie and children, Amelia and Ben. Outside of education Matt spends most of his time split between softball and baseball fields. Welcome to FRG!
Welcome to Brad Voehringer, our Co-Interim Director of Student Services. Brad is a retired school superintendent, dad of 3, dog lover, runner, Purdue fan, and beer drinker. Fun fact, he was the 1985 All-Greek Ping Pong champion at ISU! Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
We are excited to welcome Laura Frankiewicz as Co-Interim Director of Student Services. Laura is beginning her 47th year in special education. She has been helping out as interim special education administrator in many districts since her retirement in 2015. She is grateful to be able to continue to support students with disabilities, their families, and teachers and staff. Dr. Frankiewicz is a snow bird now, splitting time between Illinois and Florida. Fun fact- Laura loves classical ballet and continues to take ballet classes. 🩰 Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
Danny Burton is in his first year as a teacher at Fox River Grove Middle School. Danny lives in Fox River Grove with his wife and his dog Loki. Danny loves to garden, play soccer, read, and play video games! Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
We are excited to introduce our new ARS STEM teacher, Lexy Dalzell. Lexy is very excited to start the school year and is thrilled to be teaching STEM! She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with honors in May this year and cannot wait for school to start so she can meet everyone! A fun fact about her is she is very involved in horseback riding, and is always ready to talk about anything horses!
Amy Bunton's pick-borrowed from the best library around! #foxrivergrovememoriallibrary
A HUGE thank you to FRG PTO for providing middle schoolers with New York Times bestseller and multiple award-winning historical fiction YA novel, Refugee by Alan Gratz!
This year marks Mrs Bentle‘s 20th year teaching art! Mrs Bentle lives in The Grove with her husband, Tom, and her daughters, Georgia and Sunny. A fun fact about Mrs Bentle is that she ran an art school from her home which served Fox River Grove families and other local communities, she even ran art summer camps! Mrs Bentle is excited to serve the students and families in the community in which she lives. Welcome to FRG! @FRGeagles
Welcome to Breanne Nevers, one of our new 3rd-grade teachers! Breanne is the oldest of five siblings and grew up in Crystal Lake. Two interesting facts about her are that she lived in Italy for three months and has skydived before! Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
Welcome to our new Kindergarten teacher! Lindsey Larson is in her 12th year of education. She lives with her husband, two kids, and energetic dog in Crystal Lake. A fun fact is that she attended Algonquin Road School as a child. Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
Introducing our new First Grade Teacher, Lindsay! Lindsay Golich lives in Fox River Grove with her husband and 2 sporty boys. She has been teaching for 13 years and loves traveling, cooking, and running. A fun fact about Lindsay is that she was an Iowa state track champion in high school for the 4x100 and 4x200 for two years in a row. Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
Next up, our new Speech Language Pathologist! Taylor Rudnicki is starting her 18th year as a speech-language pathologist. She lives in Barrington Hills with her husband and two children. When not at work, you can find her at the Leafs Ice Rink where both of her children play travel hockey. A fun fact is in July 2023, Taylor celebrated her third year of being cancer free! Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
This week we are excited to introduce our new staff to the community. First up, Bailey Schneyr. Bailey is entering her first year as a teacher and is a recent graduate of Carthage College. While earning her degree in Music Education, she participated in band, orchestra, drumline, percussion ensemble, jazz band, and choir. A fun fact is that she is a triplet, and both of her sisters are teachers too! Welcome to Fox River Grove! @FRGeagles
The staff of FRG had a great time at the Meet and Greet for the new Superintendent, Matt Mayer. @FRGeagles
I can't wait to hear about what you read this summer. Keep reading, D3!
What are you reading? Send a photo to Mrs. Piecuch and she will post it. Keep reading D3!
Looks like an interesting adult beach read.
Quick read/ thriller for mature readers.
The school year is fast approaching. Here are important FRGMS Dates: CB Pick-up - Thursday, August 17, 5:00 - 6:30 pm MS Locker Check - Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18, 8:30 - 11:00 am First Day of School - August 23 MS Parent Night- Thursday, August 31, 6:00 - 7:15 pm
Important ARS Dates: CB Pick-up for 3rd and 4th Graders Thursday, August 17 5:00-6:30p at the Middle School ARS Supply Drop Off Tuesday, August 22 3:00-3:30p Back to School Night Wednesday, August 30 6:00-7:30p