E-NEWS 96, May 24, 2019

The last E-NEWS 96 and Principal Messages for the 2018–2019 school year will be sent May 31.

Please make a note to check for a Summer E-NEWS 96 email on July 1, with back-to-school 2019–2020 info you’ll want to know.


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THE WEEK AHEAD:
Mon., May 27:
NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day
Schools and District/Business offices are closed.

Tues., May 28:
8th-Grade Graduation–Congratulations to the KCSD96 Class of 2019!
Stevenson High School Sports Center, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire
Woodlawn ceremony begins at 5:30 PMINFO  |  INFO-Spanish 
Twin Groves ceremony begins at 8 PM INFO

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Dr., Rm. 3000, Lincolnshire, IL
AGENDA


WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
Scroll down to the MENU for the school(s) of your choice.
For convenient access to manage your account, download the K12 Payment Center Mobile App. 
DOWNLOAD HERE (iOS Devices)  |  DOWNLOAD HERE (Android Devices)

CLARIFYING THE CALENDAR
Reminder: Fri., May 31, is a FULL DAY of school.

Don’t be confused by calendars published before revisions due to Emergency Snow/Cold Days taken during the school year. 

Fri., May 31 is a FULL day of school, with dismissal at regular times.
Tues., June 4 is a HALF Day of school, with dismissal at 11:10 AM for Grades 6 & 7 and at 11:45 a.m. for Willow Grove Full- and Half-Day KDG, SLC, and Grades 1–5. Blended AM meets 8:45–11:15 a.m.; Blended PM is not in session

DOES YOUR GRADUATING 8TH-GRADER HAVE A POSITIVE LUNCH ACCOUNT BALANCE?
Positive lunch account balances (any amount) may be transferred to a younger sibling enrolled in District 96, Grades 1–8, for the 2019–20 school year. 

Make or request your transfer NO LATER THAN Fri., June 7. 

To make the transfer online:
Log into your K–12 PAYMENT CENTER account and select “Transfer Funds” on the left side of the website home page. OR
To request a transfer if you have not yet established an account:
Send a “Transfer Request” email to Cassie Smalley in the Business Office. Include the following info: Names of BOTH the graduating 8th grader AND the remaining D96 sibling whose account should receive the transferred amount.
 
Note: All un-transferred positive lunch account balances in excess of $10 will automatically be refunded. A check will be issued on June 19 and will be mailed to the home address included in our database.

SUMMER READING – Grades KDG – 8 have a summer reading assignment!
Reading during the summer is critically important for a student’s continued growth. 
KCSD96 faculty have provided a parent letter and reading resources for all 2019–2020 students:
SUMMER READING RESOURCES/ASSIGNMENT FOR GRADES KDG–5 
SUMMER READING RESOURCES/ASSIGNMENT FOR GRADES 6–8

COMMUNITY NEWS
Find info about programs and activities in the community in the KCSD96 VIRTUAL BACKPACK, including:
NEW! Chicago Area STEM Camp Guide – Summer 2019
NEW! Long Grove Park District Tot Rock and Kid Rock Summer Program
NEW! Indian Trails Public Library Summer Library Adventure 2019
Long Grove Park District 2019 Summer Programs
Summer Wonders–Center for Gifted Programs 2019
Brookfield Zoo Summer 2019 Grade-Level Activities


District 96 will communicate with you every Friday through E-NEWS 96 and Principal’s Messages from each school in which you have a student enrolled. It’s important to read these messages weekly. Questions about communications? Contact the District 96 public info coordinator.
The next issue of E-NEWS 96–and the last of the 2018–2019 school year–is May 31, 2019. Please watch for Summer E-NEWS 96 on July 1.