Prairie Principal's Message Blog

Dear Parents & Students, There are so many feelings today for all of us.  There is the usual excitement about heading into summer vacation and looking forward to mor...

Families, I am so grateful to all of you and our incredible staff for such a successful student material pick up process.  It was smooth sailing throughout, thanks ...

Puma Post 5.15.20

May 12, 2020

Families, We hope this Principal’s Message finds you and your family well.  If you have not already, please make sure to see below for information regarding studen...

Prairie Families, We hope this communication finds you well.  Our D96 staff has worked to ensure student materials have been located and organized for an effective stude...

Families, Thank you so much for all of the love and appreciation that was shown to our staff this past week.  We truly appreciate the videos, emails, and heartfelt thank...

Families, Another successful week of remote learning is behind us as we enter the month of May.  Our staff continues to work to meet the needs of students, remain connec...

Families, We know that the news of our D96 buildings being closed for the remainder of the school year, although in some ways anticipated, was difficult for us all to take in...

Families, Thank you for another successful week of remote learning.  We hope everyone has an enjoyable weekend and we look forward to continuing our ongoing partnership ...

Friday, April 10th - No School Dear Families, Thank you so much for continued support as we navigate our remote learning journey.  Your encouraging emails to admini...

Dear Prairie Families, We appreciate your flexibility as we have navigated our first official week of remote learning.  We completely understand our role as educato...

Remote Learning Communication Remote learning plans were shared yesterday along with a Parent Q & A document.  Remote learning officially begins Tuesday, March 31st....

Prairie Families, Thank you for your flexibility and understanding given these unprecedented times.  Please know that the decisions made at the district level are t...

Upcoming Dates this Week • Daylight Saving Time begins on Sun., Mar. 8. Turn clocks ahead one hour. • Thurs., Mar. 12, is an EARLY RELEASE DAY. See E-NEWS for di...

Principal's Message 2.28.20

February 27, 2020

No School Monday, March 2nd - Pulaski Day OPEN BOARD POSITIONS ON THE TWIN GROVES PTO (Repeat)   Attention 5th Grade parents! The Twin Groves PTO is looking for ...

Principal's Message 2.21.20

February 22, 2020

Friday, February 29th - Half Day of School - Dismissal at 11:45am Open Board Positions on the Twin Groves PTO Attention 5th Grade parents! The Twin Groves PTO is looking...

Principal's Message 2.14.20

February 14, 2020

  No School Monday, January 17th - President's Day Valentine's Parties Our Valentine's parties were a great success today.  Thank you to...

Principal's Message 2.7.20

February 7, 2020

Girls on the Run 2020 We still have a few more spaces left for the Girls on the Run program for Prairie this spring. We will begin the last week of February and will go t...

Principal's Message 1.31.20

January 31, 2020

Regarding the Coronavirus: Info and Guidance for Schools The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has issued this information and guidance–including Frequen...

Principal's Message 1.24.20

January 24, 2020

4th and 5th Grade Orchestra Winter Concert                                   The 4th and ...

Principal's Message 1.17.20

January 17, 2020

  No School Monday, January 20th - Martin Luther King Day Calling All Incoming 2020-2021 Kindergarten Families - FREE (and only opportunity) for Willow Grove Sp...

  KCSD96 Offers a Dual Language Opportunity Parents are invited to consider the Dual Language Program for their incoming Willow Grove kindergartner. The program&r...

Principal's Message 12.20.19

December 20, 2019

  Happy Winter Break! Parents Asked to Complete 5Essentials Survey School District 96 parents are asked to complete online the parent/guardian portion of the...

Principal's Message 12.13.19

December 13, 2019

  Parents Asked to Complete 5Essentials Survey   School District 96 parents are asked to complete online the parent/guardian portion of the 8th-annual Ill...

Principal's Message 12.6.19

December 6, 2019

  Upcoming Event Go Purple For Pancreatic Cancer Fundraiser: We are collecting money (no coins, please!) to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer Research! This fundr...

Principal's Message 11.22.19

November 23, 2019

Monday, Nov. 25th - Early Release at 2:00pm ~ Tuesday, Nov. 26th - No School for Students Family Educator Conferences ~ Monday, November 25 & Tuesday, November 26 We...