THE WEEK AHEAD:
Winter MAP Testing continues through Dec. 20
Tues., Dec. 17:
Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m., Ivy Hall School Boardroom, 1072 Ivy Hall Ln., Buffalo Grove
Wed., Dec. 18:
Guiding Coalition of Interculturalism
Ivy Hall School Mat Room, 6:30 p.m., 1072 Ivy Hall Ln., Buffalo Grove
Fri., Dec. 20:
Last day of school before Winter Break
Winter Parties for Willow Grove and elementary schools: KDG, SLC, and EC Blended AM @ 10:30–11:15 a.m.; EC Blended PM @ 1:30–2:15 p.m.; Grades 1–5 @ 2 p.m.
Winter MAP Testing concludes
WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
Scroll down to the MENU for the school(s) of your choice.
PARENTS OF KINDERGARTNERS AND 5th GRADERS REQUIRED TO RE-PROVE RESIDENCY
Parents of ALL currently enrolled kindergartners and 5th graders whose students will attend in School District 96 in the 2020–2021 school year must prove their residency again.
When school resumes following Winter Break, administrative assistants at Willow Grove and KCSD96 elementary schools will accept proof of residency and provide a required form for your signature.
Please note that the requirement to re-prove residency for a current kindergartner and 5th grader applies–even for families who have other students currently attending KCSD96 schools.
MORE INFO about the requirement and process to re-prove residency
PREREGISTER FOR KINDERGARTEN 2020–2021
Children must be five years old by Sept. 1 to be enrolled in kindergarten.
Preregister for 2020–2021 kindergarten on Wed., Jan. 15, 2020, 5–7 PM drop-in OR Thurs., Jan. 23, 2020, 5–7 PM drop-in at Willow Grove Early Learning Center, 777 Checker Dr., Buffalo Grove.
Parents of incoming kindergartners will need to prove residency with required documents and District forms and to complete a brief online preregistration form.
• CURRENT monthly mortgage or lease statement or property tax bill AND
• CURRENT utility bill AND
• Student's birth certificate, passport, or visa (photocopy not accepted) AND
• RESIDENCY FORM
• HOME LANGUAGE SURVEY
• ENROLLMENT FORM
New opportunities added! Find info about programs and activities in the community in the KCSD96 VIRTUAL BACKPACK, including:
New – Indian Trails Public Library Jan. 2020 Youth Programs Calendar
New – Buffalo Grove Park District Winter 2020 Enrichment Programs
Northwest Special Recreation Association Winter/Spring 2019–20 Program Catalog
Center for Gifted: STEM with STEAM – Winter 2019–20
Center for Gifted: Harry Potter Festival – 1-11-2020
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 KCSD96 communications? Call 847.459.4260, ext. 8022, or send email to the public info coordinator.
The next issue of E-NEWS 96 will be Dec. 20, 2019.