Dear Hale community,
I hope this email finds you well. The staff and students are hard at work on the many goals that were shared with you during conferences. Thank you for your continuous support at home with these goals.
Attached is the latest edition of the Hale Hotline. Hotline1-27-16.pdf
Kindergarten registration will be held on Thursday, February 11 during the time slots of 9:00-11:00AM, 1:00-2:30PM and 6:00-8:00PM. Feel free to stop by the office starting now to pick up kindergarten registration packets. Also, please spread the word to your neighbors who may have incoming kindergarten students for the 2016-2017 school year.
Jump Rope for Heart
Hale students will have the opportunity to participate in Jump Rope for Heart during PE classes next week. Jump Rope for Heart is an activity that supports the American Heart Association and teaches students about the importance of living an active, healthy lifestyle. The attached form is available for students to collect donations for the event. Sponsors can donate online or send money with your child in an envelope by Friday, February 5th.
Schaumburg Parent University Classes
Schaumburg Parent University (SPU) is designed to involve more parents in the life of the school, to strengthen family relationships, and to improve parenting skills that will ultimately result in improved student success academically, socially and emotionally. There are three upcoming evening programs.
Staying Connected to Your Children. Social Worker Susan DeLuca will share ways to increase communication and connections between parent and their children. This presentation for adults only will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
- Planning a Safe and Fulfilling Future for People with Disabilities. Mary Anne Alert, president of Protected Tomorrows, will discuss how families with members who have special needs can prepare for the future. This presentation for adults only will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 11 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
- Family Engineering Night. Using everyday materials, you will become a family of engineers who problem-solve together through various challenges, including building a tower and designing a dancing robot. This workshop for children and parents will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
Childcare will be available. For more information about Schaumburg Parent University and to register, visit our website at http://sd54.org/spu.
District 211 – Join the Discussion
Residents of Township High School District 211 are invited to share their ideas about the future of District 211 schools at upcoming monthly Community Engagement meetings from February through May. The information gathered will be used by the Board of Education in formulating a five-year Strategic Plan for the District. There will be two meetings each month, both on the same topic, to make it convenient for people to attend. The first two meetings will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on February 1 at Fred High School, and February 2 at Schaumburg High School. Additional information, including a schedule of upcoming meetings, is available online at http://adc.d211.org/communityengagement.
Important Upcoming Dates
January 27th Open Enrollment Fair at Addams Jr. High (6:00-7:30)
January 29th Fun Fair (Grades K-3rd) 6:30-8:30
February 8th PTA Meeting
February 10th Half-day (Dismissal at 11:40)
February 11th Kindergarten Registration (9:00-11:00AM, 1:00-2:30, 6:00-8:00PM)
February 15th President’s Day-No School
February 19th End of 2nd Trimester
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Have a great rest of the week!