This is the last E-NEWS 96 for the 2018–2019 school year.
Congratulations and best wishes to our Class of 2019 8th-grade graduates!
Families of returning KCSD96 students, 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. Enjoy the summer!
THE WEEK AHEAD:
Mon., June 3:
Last day of school, Willow Grove Blended PM ONLY!
Tues., June 4:
Last day of school, Willow Grove Kindergarten, SLC, Blended AM, and Grades 1–7
Blended AM students attend 8:45–11:15 AM (Blended PM students do not attend)
Dismissal for Willow Grove full- and half-day KDG and SLC students and Grades 1–5 will be at 11:45 a.m.
Dismissal for Grades 6 and 7 will be at 11:10 a.m.
WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
Scroll down to the MENU for the school(s) of your choice.
MATH SUMMER LEARNING OPPORTUNITY FOR INCOMING 6th-GRADERS
Registration for the 2019 Math Summer School Program–for students exiting Grade 5 ONLY who will benefit from additional instruction to solidify math concepts taught during this school year–has been extended through June 6.
The program will benefit students who struggled to master identified grade-level standards outlined in the District’s fifth-grade math PACING GUIDE. Summer School instruction will reinforce targets from the 2018–2019 school year, focusing on adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions and decimals.
Math Summer School will be open only to students exiting Grade 5. (Register by June 6)
Session: June 10–28, from 9 a.m.–Noon
Location: Country Meadows Elementary, 6360 Gilmer Rd., Long Grove
Fee: $210 (no transportation is offered)
To register today, call Melissa Mark, 847.459.4260, ext. 8123
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.
DISTRICT/BUSINESS OFFICE SUMMER HOURS
Open to the public Mon.–Thurs., 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., and Fri., 7:30–11:30 a.m.
June 3–Aug. 2, 2019
Questions? Call 847.459.4260 or send email to the KCSD96 public info coordinator
Grades KDG – 8 have a 2019 summer reading assignment!
Reading during the summer is critically important for a student’s continued growth.
KCSD96 faculty have provided a parent letter, reading resources, and assignment details for students:
SUMMER READING RESOURCES/ASSIGNMENT FOR GRADES KDG–5
SUMMER READING RESOURCES/ASSIGNMENT FOR GRADES 6–8
Find info about programs and activities in the community in the KCSD96 VIRTUAL BACKPACK, including:
NEW! Chicago Area STEM Camp Guide – Summer 2019
NEW! Indian Trails Public Library Summer Library Adventure 2019
NEW! Long Grove Park District 2019 Summer Programs
Summer Wonders–Center for Gifted Programs 2019
Brookfield Zoo Summer 2019 Grade-Level Activities
During the school year on Fridays when school is in session, 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 is July 1, 2019.