Principal's Message 11.22.19

Principal's Message 11.22.19

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 are looking forward to seeing you at conferences next week, sharing your child’s successes and partnering with you for continued growth.  While you’re in, please stop by our Learning Center for parent learning opportunities provided by our Prairie coaching team.  

Elementary Only:  Childcare will be provided throughout conference times, beginning at 4:30 PM on Monday and 1:30 PM on Tuesday.  Childcare is for ages 2 and up only.  Childcare will be in Room 23 on the first floor.

Student Report Card Access

Your student’s report card will be available for you to access online starting Friday, Nov. 22nd AFTER 3 PM. If you need assistance, please CLICK HERE for instructions to view your student’s report card, to switch between your children’s report cards, and more. 

2020–2021 Calendar Change Notification

District 96 has made revisions to the published Quick List calendar for the upcoming 2020–2021 school year.  

The revisions made accommodate the alignment of the District 96 Spring Break 2021 with the recently published Stevenson students’ Spring Break 2021. 

Please see the Revised 2020–2021 Quick List School Year Calendar

Questions? Please contact the public information coordinator.


Lunch Money

Please use the online system to add money to your child’s lunch account or send a check to the school office made out to Kildeer School District 96.  Please do not send cash as we do not have the ability to accept it.

Prairie After-School Roller Skating Fun

Plan ahead for after-school fun when we return to Prairie after Winter Break! Students will have after-school roller skating opportunities in the Prairie gym from 3–4 p.m.The session for students in Grades 3–5 will be in Jan. 2020. The session for students in Grades 1& 2 will be in February 2020.

Two forms are required for each student to participate: 

Parent Consent Form for Student Activity/Athletic Participation AND

Registration Form (Grades 3–5) OR Registration Form (Grades 1 and 2)

Find specific session dates on each Registration Form linked above or see the Prairie After-School Sports/Clubs Webpage.

Questions? Please contact Prairie PE Teacher Mrs. Lehtman

Upcoming Event

Go Purple For Pancreatic Cancer Fundraiser: We are collecting money (no coins, please!) to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer Research! This fundraiser will run until December 17th. Please start bringing in money to support our cause!  Purple Day:  Celebrate our collection by wearing purple on Tuesday, December 17th!

Family Reading Night Photo Gallery

Family Reading Night at Prairie is a fun tradition. Thanks to all our teachers and staff who planned this great evening and to the families who came to Prairie to enjoy books and crafts together. Take a look at our PHOTO GALLERY.


This year, you will see social-emotional learning targets on our student's report card. Please watch the attached video to learn more about social-emotional instruction and reporting. There will also be parent sessions at family educator conferences next week if you are interested in learning more about social-emotional learning.