CLFOGE Meeting & Book Sale Wrap up @ CORE Center
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

We will recap the results of our book sale and discuss our upcoming events and other business.  The meeting is open to everyone.

Five Below Fundraiser @ Five Below
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm
2019-2020 Kickoff Meeting @ D47 CORE Center
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We invite EC parents to our first meeting on Thursday, September 19th at 7:00 pm in the CORE Center located at 300 Commerce Drive, Crystal Lake, IL.

If you would like to learn more about CLFOGE and help plan events for the upcoming year, please plan on attending.

We are looking for a parent representative from each school. If you are interested email us at info@clfoge.org.
Hope to see you,


EC Teacher’s Panel – Learn more about EC from the teachers. @ CORE Center
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
EC Teacher's Panel - Learn more about EC from the teachers. @ CORE Center | Crystal Lake | Illinois | United States

Come join CLFOGE as we present a panel of teachers who teach in the EC program.  Come get a clarification of the program.  Get your questions answered.  This is your time to ask any questions about the program.

If you cannot attend the program, please submit your questions to:   info@clfoge.org


There are no silly questions.  If you have a question about the program, chances are at least one other parent has the same question.

Past questions include:

  • What does the EC program look on a daily basis?
  • How do the students transition from Elementary EC into Middle School EC?
  • If my student is in EC, will they always be in EC?
  • What are expectations about homework?
  • Can parents help with the homework?
  • …and many others


Monthly Meeting (following teacher’s panel) @ CORE Center
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Regular monthly meeting of CLFOGE.

Join us in supporting the teachers and school district that deliver excellent gifted education to our kids.

Family Game Night & Robotics Presentation @ Lundahl Middle School
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join CLFOGE as we enjoy another amazing Game Night.  This is such an amazing turnout for families to play strategy games and enjoy light refreshments.

Also at the Family Game Night, our local robotics team will be on hand demonstrating their working robots.  The Pizza Robotics and other FLL team are made up of current students of the District47 EC program and they hope to raise interests in the FIRST robotics programs (www.usfirst.org) among local elementary and middle school students.

We will have an assortment of fun games, but feel free to bring your favorites from home as well.

No need to RSVP, just show up.  Bring a friend, family member, parent, or anyone you would like to challenge.

Book Sale/Challenger Planning Meeting @ Panera Bread
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our Book Sale planning meeting at Panera

The book sale is in end of January so this is an important meeting before the hectic holidays.  Come see how you can help us make it another successful book sale.

Book Collection Begins @ D47 Schools
Jan 7 – Jan 17 all-day

All District 47 school will have Grocery shopping carts in their entrances/cafeteria to collect gently used books for the book sale.

Please donate any gently used books for us to sell at our annual book sale.  We are accepting both children’s books (all ages) and adult books.  You can drop them off at the shopping carts in the entrances to the schools or send them in with your kids.

If you like to help us to drop the books at Algonquin Township Building, please contact us at info@clfoge.org


Final Book Sale Planning Meeting @ Algonquin Township Building 6B
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This will be our final planning meeting and it will be held at the Algonquin Township building.

Look for Building G about halfway back behind the main building.  We will be putting finishing touches on the book sale details and having our regular CLFOGE meeting afterward.


BookSale – PreSale for Members & Teachers @ Algonquin Township Building 6B
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pre-Sale Only

This pre-sale is for teachers (with ID) and for CLFOGE members.  You can easily join to become a CLFOGE member on our website or at the door.  Membership is only $5 per year or $20 for a lifetime membership.

Come on out and get first pick of all of our wonderful books.

For non-members, the regular sale dates are Friday & Saturday.