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End of the year Alphabet Countdown

 

  • Our students have been participating in an end of the year alphabet countdown.
    • Monday- Number Day (Share your favorite number with someone)
    • Tuesday-Opinion Day (debate with your class on common topics)
    • Wednesday- PJ Day (Wear your PJs to school)
    • Thursday- Quiz Day(You will take a quiz about your teacher)
    • Friday- Reverse Day (Wear your clothes backwards)

Hoover/Blackwell Shine Buddy Meeting-May 28th-1-2:00p.m.

 

  • We are excited to share that we will be meeting up with our Hoover Buddies on Tuesday, May 28th from 1-2pm.  Our K-3rd graders will be taking a quick bus ride to Hoover while our 4th-6th graders will be walking to Hoover.  We will be spending time getting to know each other in person, participating in a team building and enjoying a snack that each student brings from home.  If you have any questions, please reach out to your child’s classroom teacher or the main office.

Blackwell Field Day-May 31st

 

  • We are in need of parent volunteers for our annual upcoming Field Day on Friday, May 31st.  Please see the attached flyer for more details and sign up information.  Feel free to contact Mr. Navas with any questions.    Volunteer Form

6th Grade Celebration Update-May 30th

 

  • We are excited to be celebrating our 6th graders on Thursday, May 30th.  We will be giving out the class awards and Presidential awards right after the students lunch hour.  Please join us for the awards being at 12:00pm.

Virtual Learning University

 

  • Are you searching for an innovative way to empower your children over the summer? Are you looking for a comprehensive approach to summer learning that combats boredom and keeps everyone engaged? Look no further! Visit the School District 54 Virtual Learning University to tackle challenges for literacy, math, science, social science, language and culture too!  Each content area has multiple challenges to keep your children’s minds focused and active throughout the summer weeks! Within each category you will find family activities, individual activities and places to visit in our community and surrounding areas.  We hope you’ll encourage your children to visit our Virtual Learning University often throughout the summer to challenge themselves and to keep your family learning together. Click here to access the Virtual Learning University or find the link under Popular Links on the District 54 website.

Important Dates

Sign Language Interpreters must be requested five days before an event by contacting Jennifer Vera at Jennifervera@nullsd54.org.

  • May 6th-17th– Map Testing
  • May 15th– Whole School Field Trip to the Boomers Game
  • May 15th– PTA meeting at 6:30pm
  • May 24th– Last Pizza Tuesday
  • May 27th– No School- Memorial Day
  • May 29th– Charitable Walk 1-2:20pm
  • May 30th– 6th Grade Celebration 12-3pm
  • May 31st– Field Day
  • June 6th– Last Day for Students (11:40 dismissal)
  • June 7th– Last Day for Teachers

All School Field Trip-May 15

The whole school is headed to the Boomers Game on Wednesday, May 15th.  Students will be leaving the building at 10:00am and will not return until 1:15pm.  Please remember to send your child with a disposable lunch and layers to accommodate whatever weather we have.  We are looking forward to this experience with our students! 

 

End of the year Alphabet Countdown

 

  • Our whole building is participating in an end of the year alphabet countdown.
    • Monday- International Day(Bring in something that represents you or your family)
    • Tuesday- Joke Day (Tell your favorite joke)
    • Wednesday- Kruising to the Boomers (Wear your Blackwell shirt)
    • Thursday- Letter to Bobcat or Hoover Buddy (Write a letter to one of your buddies)
    • Friday- Movie Day

MAP Testing May 13-17

 

  • The final round of MAP testing continues next week. We are excited to monitor the progress of the goals we set with your child earlier this year. Shortly after the conclusion of the MAP testing window, we will share the results with you.
  • We are excited to see the growth our students have made since the fall and winter MAP administration. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
  • The schedule is:
    • Monday, May 13th– (AM)Rogers, Limbrick, Loncsar
    • Tuesday, May 14th– (AM)Peterson, Fowler, Davis, (PM)Sharma, Starck, Beucher
    • Wednesday, May 15th– No Testing- Whole School Field Trip
    • Thursday, May 16th– (AM)Herrmann, Brockman, Harling, (PM), Palazzo, May, Nissen
    • Friday, May 17th-(AM)Siefert, Peddy, Marlega, (PM) Myers, Hopkins, Williams, Kolton

Blackwell Field Day May 31st

We are in need of parent volunteers for our annual upcoming Field Day on Friday, May 31st.  Please see the attached flyer for more details and sign up information.  Feel free to contact Mr. Navas with any questions.  Volunteer Form