THE WEEK AHEAD:
Mon., Jan. 20:
NO SCHOOL in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Wed., Jan. 22:
Band & Orchestra Boosters, Twin Groves Middle School Orchestra Rm., 6:30 p.m.
Simplifying Stevenson, Twin Groves Middle School, 7–8:30 p.m.
Thurs, Jan. 23:
Kindergarten 2020–21 Preregistration night at Willow Grove Early Learning Center, 5–7 p.m.
WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST? WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
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PARENT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES TO NOTE
• Simplifying Stevenson – Wed., Jan. 22, 7–8:30 p.m.
Twin Groves Middle School Learning Center, 2600 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., BG
What would you like to know? This Q&A program for parents of current 8th-grade students gives parents the opportunity to ask Stevenson seniors and Dr. Gwen Zimmerman, SHS assistant principal, questions about how the SHS students made the transition from middle school, chose their classes and extracurricular activities, balance the workload, and more.
• Helping Kids Resolve Conflicts – Thurs., Feb. 6, 7 p.m.
Kildeer Countryside Elementary Learning Center, 3100 Old McHenry Rd., LG
Popular guest expert Dr. Michael Maniacci will return to District 96 for a workshop for parents on the topic Helping Kids Resolve Conflicts. Open to all interested adults. No RSVP/pre-registration.
Questions? Contact D96 Community Parent Liaison Lubna Andrabi 847.459.4260, ext. 8136
GUARANTEED CUTE! A FREE KINDERGARTEN T-SHIRT...
PREregister for 2020–21 kindergarten on Thurs., Jan. 23, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and receive a free Willow Grove T-shirt for your incoming kindergartner at Willow Grove Early Learning Center, 777 Checker Dr., Buffalo Grove.
NOTE: This is a drop-in event for pre-registration only. More info will be provided in May regarding scheduled events in June and August that will give opportunities to see classrooms and meet the teacher.
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
Children must be five years old by Sept. 1 to be enrolled in kindergarten.
Questions: Contact the KCSD96 public info coordinator
Find info about programs and activities in the community in the KCSD96 VIRTUAL BACKPACK, including:
NEW–Community Parent Network program: Take care of yourself through Mindfulness, so you can take care of them – 2-6
NEW–Long Grove Players Auditions: At the Bandstand! – 1-18
Indian Trail Public Library February 2020 Youth Calendar
Metra Safety Poster and Essay Contest–deadline 1-31
Northwest Special Recreation Association Winter/Spring 2019–20 Program Catalog
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 Fri., Jan. 24, 2020.