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Specials Newsletter-October

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Specials News letter October 2018

Kindergarten SPOOKtacular Dance

 

  • Monday, October 29th from 5:30p.m-6:30p.m. Parents and students please join us in singing and dancing to a variety of Halloween songs. This dance is only for our kindergarten students and parents. No childcare will be provided. *Costumes are encouraged for this dance. Costumes should not depict any gore, violence, or contain weapons.

Halloween Celebrations

  • On Wednesday, Oct. 31, we will be celebrating Halloween beginning with a parade at 1:00pm and with classroom celebrations following.
  • In choosing an appropriate costume for your child to wear at school, please adhere to the following guidelines:
    • No fake blood, gore, scary costumes or costumes depicting violence
    • No weapons or “look-alikes” of any kind (squirt guns, chains, whips, plastic swords, etc.)
    • Ensure that costumes are appropriate and inoffensive to all ages at our school
    • Keep make-up to a minimum (there is only a short time given to students to change into costume)
    • No one may wear make-up or costumes to school in the morning
    • Be certain that your child can see through any mask or head covering
  • Please read the attached Halloween letter for more information  Letter

Magic Closet

 

  • As you start creating this year’s Halloween costume, please consider donating last year’s costume to Blackwell’s Costume Closet. Gently used costumes will be made available to students in our Blackwell community that dream of dressing up as a princess or pirate. There is a box in the school office where you can deposit last year’s costume. We are in most need of larger sized costumes. We will collect through October 26.
  • Please contact Kyle Mishler with any questions regarding donations – kemishler@nullyahoo.com – or – 847.308.6866.
  • Thank you, in advance, for your support!!

Math Night: Escape Room – October 24

 

  • Parents, guardians and students in kindergarten through sixth grade will use math, collaboration and creative thinking to unlock clues and solve problems. This event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on October 24, 2018, at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Math Night Flyer
  • To register or for more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-6586 or spu@nullsd54.org. Leave your name, contact information, the number of children needing childcare (free) and your child’s school.

Wake Up and Read!

  • Do you like to read in a quiet place?  Do you need to catch up on your reading for your reading journal?  This is the club for you!
  • The library will be open from 7:45-8:25 for all serious readers!  You can come one day, two days, or every day, you choose!  You must arrive by 8:00 a.m.  The club starts on Tuesday, October 9th.  Don’t forget to bring a good book!   See you then!   Flyer

Important Dates Oct. 8-10th

  • October 8th– No School- Columbus Day
  • October 10th– PTA meeting in upstairs teacher’s lounge at 6:30pm

Anti-Bullying Presentation for Parents – Oct. 9

 

  • As you know, District 54 is committed to ensuring the academic success and social-emotional well-being of all students. This fall we introduced a new social-emotional learning curriculum at all grade levels focused on the belief that each child deserves to be Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Supported and Challenged.
  • We value our relationships with our students’ parents as we work together to support the children in this community. Therefore, District 54 will host a presentation for parents and other adults in our community about the negative effects of bullying and what we can do as a community to create a culture of kindness and respect.
  • Humanity Rising is partnering with Kirk Smalley of Stand for the Silent to deliver this powerful message in October, National Bullying Prevention Month. Mr. Smalley will talk about how his own son committed suicide after being bullied.
  • The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at our Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Click here to access the flyer for the event.
  • We hope you will make plans to join us. And please reach out to us if there is ever anything we can do to better support your child.

Kindergarten SPOOKtacular Dance- October 29th

 

  • Monday, October 29th from 5:30p.m-6:30p.m. Parents and students please join us in singing and dancing to a variety of Halloween songs. This dance is only for our kindergarten students and parents. No childcare will be provided. *Costumes are encouraged for this dance. Costumes should not depict any gore, violence, or contain weapons.

PBIS Update-October

PBIS Update

  • For the month of October, we are focusing on the Key of Flexibility.  Our students are focusing on being open to do things differently.  We want them to work to be able to identify when something is not working and be willing to change their course of action to achieve their goals.