January 10, 2018 – Principal’s Corner
Dear Hale community,
Happy New Year! We hope you were able to find time to relax and recharge over winter break. We are excited to get back into the swing of things here at Hale.
5Essentials Parent Survey
Time is running out to complete the 5Essentials Survey. All District 54 parents are encouraged to take the Illinois State Board of Education’s 5Essentials Survey by January 31. Click here to take the survey. The parent survey is only 26 questions will allow parents to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness and help us guide school improvement.
Schaumburg Parent University – January 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 two evening programs scheduled for January.
Concussion Prevention and Treatment – January 11
Dr. Shaun O’Leary, the head of Northwest Community Hospital’s Neurosciences Center, will speak to a community of parents and athletes about the dangers of concussions. In an hour-long format with a Q & A session to follow, he will discuss the detection, diagnosis and treatment of concussions. This presentation is for adults, as well as children in sixth grade and older. The program is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. January 11, 2018 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg.
Making an Herb Garden – January 30
This event is for parents and students. Each attendee will be able to choose from seeds such as parsley, cilantro, basil and dill and plant their own garden. All supplies will be provided. The cost is $5 and there is a limit of 30 spaces. This hands-on activity will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at Lakeview School, 615 Lakeview Lane, Hoffman Estates.
If you are interested in attending these free events contact Meg Kwak at (847) 357-6586 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free childcare is available. Leave your name, contact information, the number of children requiring childcare and the name of your child’s school. For more information about Schaumburg Parent University click her to visit the SPU website or email email@example.com.
District 54 Cold Weather Response Plan
In order to help parents better prepare for the severe cold weather and snow we often get during winters in our community, I wanted to share with you the District 54 Severe Cold Weather Response Plan. Though District 54 makes every effort to keep our schools open and operational, circumstances beyond our control oftentimes dictate school closings.
January 15 No School (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
January 17 ACCESS Testing for EL students begins
January 26 Fun Fair (Grades K-3)Have a great week.
Brian Kaszewicz, Principal Holly Schlicher, Assistant Principal