E-NEWS 96, Sept. 7, 2018

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THE WEEK AHEAD
Mon., Sept. 10:

NO SCHOOL – District Holiday


Wed., Sept. 12:
Guiding Coalition of Interculturalism (GCI) Meeting – 6:30 p.m., Ivy Hall Mat Room


WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
Scroll down to the MENU for the school(s) of your choice.


YOU ARE INVITED: GUIDING COALITION OF INTERCULTURALISM (GCI) MEETING
6:30 p.m., Ivy Hall Elementary School Mat Room, 1072 Ivy Hall Ln., Buffalo Grove, IL  60089

All interested District 96 parents are invited to join this learning committee reflecting and connecting District 96 values of diversity and inclusion. MORE
Questions? Contact District 96 Community Parent Liaison Lubna Andrabi, 847.459.4260, ext. 8136


COULD YOU USE AN EXPERT’S ADVICE?

“Ever had a job where you had no previous experience, no training, you couldn’t quit, and people’s lives were at stake? That’s parenting.” –Author unknown

 

These are anxiety-provoking times. This workshop presented by guest expert Dr. Michael Maniacci for all interested parents of students KDG – Grade 8 will focus on helping your children cope with today’s challenges and stressors. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A opportunity and is well worth your time. Save the date!

Dr. Maniacci’s long-time popularity with D96 parents has everything to do with his engaging presentations, expertise, practical strategies, and straightforward answers to parents’ questions. You’ll leave with info that will help you improve your parenting skills.

Coping with Anxiety
Wed., Sept. 26 @ 7–8:30 p.m.
Twin Groves Middle School Learning Center, 2600 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., BG  60089
All interested adults welcome. Free­–no preregistration required. Arrive late or leave early as your family schedule requires.
Questions? Contact District 96 Community Parent Liaison Lubna Andrabi, 847.459.4260, ext. 8136


CONSTRUCTION DETOUR
The Lake County Division of Transportation will partially close Old McHenry Road in Long Grove for roadwork beginning Mon., Sept. 10, 2018. Old McHenry Road is scheduled to reopen to all traffic in November 2018. READ MORE about the project and suggested detour route.

Please note that this construction and related detour is managed by the Lake County Division of Transportation and the local village – not School District 96. If you have questions regarding access during construction, please direct them to:
• Lake County Division of Transportation Director Shane Schneider
600 W. Winchester Rd., Libertyville, IL  60048-1381
847.377.7400, [email protected]
• Village of Long Grove Village Manager Dave Lothspeich
3110 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, IL  60047
847.634.9440, [email protected]


For the latest info, visit the Lake County Division of Transportation ROAD CLOSURE NEWS RELEASES webpage.


REMINDER: KCSD96 TEXT MESSAGE OPT-IN PROCESS  Have you texted YES?
District 96 uses the School Messenger system to communicate with our parent community by email and–in some instances–also by text message and/or phone call.

If you would like to receive text messages from School District 96 when the subject and nature of the communication warrant our sending them (to advise you of a late-returning bus, for example), it’s necessary for you first to have sent a text message of Y or YES to this District 96 short code number: 67587. Or, if you prefer, use your mobile phone to scan the QR code in this School Messenger FLYER (English & Spanish) and send your Y or YES reply.
To opt out of our text messages, simply reply STOP to any text message District 96 sends you.

Please be advised that standard message and data rates for text messaging may apply, depending on your mobile carrier and plan.


COMMUNITY NEWS
Find info about programs and activities in the community in the KCSD96 VIRTUAL BACKPACK, including:
NEW – Dr. Michael Bradley discusses “Crazy Stressed Teens & Adolescents” – Sept. 13 (AM/PM free lectures for all interested parents)
Buffalo Grove Park District Park Post – Fall 2018

Indian Trails Public Library Youth Program – Sept. 2018
NEW – Long Grove Park District Art Class – Sept. 2018


District 96 will communicate with you every Friday through E-NEWS 96 and through Principal’s Messages from each school in which you have a student enrolled. It’s important to read these messages weekly. Questions about D96 communications? Call 847.459.4260, ext. 8022, or send email to the District 96 public info coordinator [email protected]

The next issue of E-NEWS 96 will be Fri., Sept. 14.