E-NEWS 96, Apr. 24, 2020

Apr. 30: Clubhouse Childcare Informational Webinar @ 5 p.m.
May 1: Clubhouse 20-21 Registration Opens

The Buffalo Grove Park District has scheduled a webinar for prospective NEW parents who are interested in the 2020-21 Clubhouse before-/after-school childcare program.

The webinar is on Apr. 30 at 5 p.m. SEE INFO for instructions to log in.

Registration forms/packets for returning and new Clubhouse families will be available on the Clubhouse website beginning Fri., May 1, for the 2020-21 school year.

Questions? Please contact Buffalo Grove Park District Staff Amanda Busch or Liz Sass.

Dual Language Interest Forms are due from interested parents of 2020-21 incoming kindergartners by 3 PM on May 15.

The Dual Language Program Public Lottery will be at 6 PM on May 27.

This Dual Language Parent Screencast VIDEO (17 minutes) presented by KCSD96 Director of Language and Early Literacy Kathryn Sheridan gives detailed info about the program.

Dual Language in KCSD96  |  Dual Language Lottery   | Dual Language FAQs

• Breakfast/Lunch for Students Available for Drive-Up Pick-Up Weekdays
KCSD96, D102, D013, and Stevenson families may pick up breakfast/lunch for their students. Drive-up meal pick-up is BEHIND the Exceptional Learners Collaborative (ELC) building, 990 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. weekdays. Please pull up to the sign and remain in your vehicle. Children do not have to accompany parents to receive meals. Questions? Contact [email protected]

• Food Pantry Donation Opportunity Continues
Community members who are able and choose to do so are invited to bring these specific items to donate: large brown paper grocery bags, pasta sauce (cans or jars), “Helper” meal kits, butter, canned fruit, cereal, and juice boxes. Please deliver to collection boxes outside the ELC front entrance, 990 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, from 8 AM–3 PM. Please observe social distancing when delivering donations.

• Help Is Here: Talk to Someone
IL Dept. of Human Services Call4Calm
If you or a loved one are struggling with stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and need additional support, text TALK to 552020 for English and HABLAR for Spanish. This SERVICE is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People seeking assistance will remain anonymous and will provide only their first name and ZIPcode, which enables the service to link you to a counselor in your area who is knowledgeable about available local resources.

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BG Park District Clubhouse Childcare 20-21 New Parent Webinar

District 96 will communicate with you through E-NEWS 96 on Fridays throughout the period of closure. Please email questions to the public info coordinator. The next issue of E-NEWS 96 will be May 1, 2020.