September 25, 2019 – Principal’s Corner
Dear Hale community,
Thanks to everyone who came out to support District 54 at the annual Run to Read this past weekend. We saw lots of Hale families and staff participating and cheering on the runners. Thanks for supporting our district-wide initiative to have 1,000 books in every classroom.
We are looking forward to connecting with parents at our first round of student-led conferences on Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11, 2019. Since our conferences are student-led, we ask that students attend so they can share with parents their progress so far this year, as well as goals they have set for the remainder of the 2019-2020. Teachers will also be sharing their insights and establishing areas of focus in which we can partner with you. Please remember that our school day schedule is adjusted to accommodate these conferences. Thursday, October 10 will be a half-day of school with a dismissal time of 11:40. Also, there is no school on Friday, October 11 or Monday, October 14 for Columbus Day.
As a school, we strive to meet the needs of the whole child, including the social-emotional needs of every student. Our teachers know your child by name and by need and we work hard to build relationships and understand all of our learners. To better ensure we support every student, this year we will again be using a universal screener to help us ensure we have identified every student who may need additional social-emotional support.
The universal screener is a series of questions that staff members complete for the students they support. Students do not participate in the screener or receive direct feedback about the results. If your child has elevated risk factors identified through this screener, we would contact you directly to discuss how we can work together to intervene and support your student. This is simply one additional way for our staff to make sure we are helping every student be successful. If you have any questions about the screener, please feel free to contact me.
Schaumburg Parent University – September classes
September 30, 2019 – Fostering Healthy & Productive Parent-Child Communication: 5:30-7 p.m.
This interactive seminar, led by Dr. Nirmeen Rajani, Clinical Psychologist at Psychology Center Schaumburg, will teach parents and children/adolescents effective parent-child communication strategies. Ages 10-17 and parents welcome.
These events will take place at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Click here to register for the September 30, 2019 SPU class. For more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-2154 or email@example.com
Important Upcoming Dates
Oct. 1 – Picture Day
Oct. 8 – Walk/Bike to School Day
Oct. 10 & 11 – Student Led Conferences
Oct. 10 – Half-day (dismissal @ 11:40)
Oct. 11 – No School
Oct. 14 – No School (Columbus Day)
Oct. 21 – PTA Meeting @ 6:30
Brian Kaszewicz Jenny Clark
Principal Assistant Principal