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Teacher Appreciation Newsletter

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, NEF would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the staff of Naperville 203! Thank you for everything you do for our students.



Honor a Staff Member for Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Give a High $5 (or more) as a sincere "thanks" to our hard working staff. Staff members will be notified of the donation and any message of thanks made in their honor (donation amount won’t be shared) throughout the week! 


The first $5,000 will be matched!



Downtown Naperville Chocolate Walk

There's still time to purchase tickets for the Downtown Naperville Chocolate Walk on Saturday, May 7! NEF is proud to partner with Downtown Naperville Alliance for this tasty event. Tickets are on sale here for $30 a piece! All proceeds benefit NEF.



Join Us for Pitch Night!

Fostering entrepreneurship, professionalism, and initiative in high schoolers through Business INCubatoredu@D203! At Pitch Night, NCHS and NNHS student business teams present their innovative entrepreneurial ideas to determine which teams will obtain additional funding to take their projects to the next level.


NEW this year: Be a part of the voting!

You can vote for a final team to pitch their business concept at Pitch Night! Join us for the Student Trade Show portion, where you’ll get to speak with the “Wild Card” groups vying to be the final team to present.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Student Trade Show
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Pitch Competition 

Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College
171 E Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540

This is a FREE event that requires no RSVP.

Thank you to our 2022 INCubator Innovation Sponsor:




TEAM NEF is a group of community members like you raising funds for NEF and Naperville 203 schools as Charity Heroes in the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon or 5K on Sunday, October 16, 2022. Join as an individual or participate with your family with our 30th Anniversary Special



Win an extra $500 for your school!

The TWO schools with the highest percentage of participation (based on school enrollment) by 11:59 PM on May 27 will each win an extra $500!

Thank you to our TEAM NEF 2022 Presenting Sponsor: 

Looking to train for TEAM NEF? Check out the Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund for Literacy G.L.O.W. 5k!