KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

KINDNESS CLUB

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WE CARE FOR OUR WORLD

Thursday, April 25th from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Central School

Please join us for this community event that is designed to inspire our Kindergarten through 8th grade students to innovate, create, and problem solve for designing a better future.  Follow the link for more details and to RSVP.

NOT A BOX Planning Page

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EARTH WEEK

To celebrate EARTH WEEK at South School, students will participate in special activities throughout the week!

TUESDAY 4/23  Celebrate Earth Week!  Wear GREEN!
WEDNESDAY 4/24  Waste Free Wednesday!  Try to pack your lunch and snack in waste-free containers! 
THURSDAY 4/25  Hats Off to Mother Earth!  Wear a HAT to school today.  JOIN US FOR WE CARE FOR OUR WORLD AT CENTRAL (5:00 p.m.)
FRIDAY 4/26  Reuse It Friday! Bring in a gently used children’s book to donate to Bernie’s Book Bank.  (April 15th - April 26th) 

We will also be collecting the following items throughout the week:
-Used markers to send to ColorCycle Marker Recycling
-Caps and lids of all kinds

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PROJECT WELCOME PARENT NIGHT AT WEST

Parents of Second Graders are invited to attend Project Welcome Parent Night at West School on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30 p.m.  Your second-grade students will have visited West School that very day. In the evening, parents will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Rongey, tour the building and learn all about West School.  Hope to see you there!

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IMPORTANT DATES

April 25: We Care for our World (5:00 p.m.)
May 7: Project Welcome (2nd - 3rd)
May 10: 1st Grade Music Show
May 15: Book Fair (9:00 - 4:00 & 5:30 - 7:30)
May 15: Kindergarten Orientation (6:00 p.m.)
May 24: Kindergarten Music Show
May 27: No School
May 30: Open House
June 5: 2nd Grade Field Trip
June 6: Project Welcome (K - 1st & 1st - 2nd)
June 7: 1st Grade Field Trip

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SOUTH SCHOOL PTO YEARBOOK

This year the PTO is piloting a South School yearbook-the first of many, we hope, featuring photographs the teachers and staff have taken of the kids at school throughout the year!  You can follow this LINK to order.  We are offering both hardcover and softcover books, and each book purchase earns you an e-book, as well.  The checkout is easy and intuitive.  The only thing you’ll love more is the actual book, to be delivered to your kids on June 10th, the second to last day of school, and will not be signed at school.  The deadline for book orders is May 1st. This is not a fundraiser, just a lot of fun for our students!  The books cost $26.24 for a hardcover book and $16.74 for a softcover book.

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KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION

We welcome parents only of our incoming Kindergarten children to join us for an overview of the Kindergarten program.  We will share highlights of the daily program and tour sections of the building. 
When: Wednesday, May 15th 6:00 p.m. 
Where:  South School Lunchroom

The Scholastic Book Fair will be open before and after Kindergarten Orientation for parents to purchase books.

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KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year has started!  Please contact the office at 847-835-6400 to set up a time to register. 

In order to register, your child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019.  Please see below for registration guidelines. 

Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019.  An original birth certificate and proof of residency must be presented at the time of registration.  If you are an existing Glencoe 35 parent, please bring your Family Access account log-in information.  We look forward to welcoming your family to South School! 

Please note that Glencoe District 35 offers a full-day kindergarten program with no additional fees for our parents.  During the registration process, parents will indicate their preference for a full-day or half-day program.   

 

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TRANSPORTATION NOTES

If your child has a transportation change, please use the ONLINE FORM to submit the change by 1:30 p.m. each day.  Please note that we will not be able to accommodate changes after 1:30 p.m.  This ONLINE FORM will take the place of paper transportation notes - be sure to bookmark this form!
DAILY TRANSPORTATION CHANGE (DUE each day by 1:30 p.m.)