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Community Consolidated School District 46 Park School Campus/East & West 400 West Townline Road • Round Lake • Illinois • 60073 Phone 847.201.7010 Fax 847.201.1971 Matt Melamed, Principal

David Dinsmore, Assistant Principal

January 13, 2017 Dear Parents and Guardians, Community Consolidated School District 46’s Curriculum must include Erin’s Law, an annual state mandated, age-appropriate sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention program for students Pre-K through 12th grade. Erin’s Law requires our school to educate students on safe touches and unsafe touches; safe secrets and unsafe secrets; and how to “get away and tell today.” Children will also learn how to recognize child sexual abuse, and reduce their vulnerability and encourage them to report abuse. The curriculum will vary from grade to grade, however it will be developmentally appropriate per grade level. Students in Grades 5-8 will receive the curriculum during a unit in Health. In grades K-4, students will watch a pre-approved video, titled, “It’s Your Body: You’re In Charge,” that meets the requirements of Erin’s Law. Parents are welcome to preview the videos by contacting the office. Students will receive instruction on the curriculum from school social workers during their encore class on the date listed below: Grade Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade

Date January 26th January 27th January 27th January 27th January 26th

Time Bralich/Ewen-9:35am & Bralich/Orlov-1:05pm 1:45pm 1:05pm 9:35am 8:55am

For more information regarding Erin’s Law please visit: http://www.isbe.state.il.us/reports/erins-law- final0512.pdf Sincerely,

Matt Melamed

David Dinsmore

Visit us on the web @ http://ww2.d46.org/school-pc.asp


Park School Campus Notes / Activities January 13, 2017

Illinois 5Essentials Survey: The Illinois State Board of Education is currently offering the 4th annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey. Community Consolidated School District 46 and Park School would love for you to provide essential feedback on our school environment by filling out the 5Essentials Survey. The survey provides feedback for our district and school in five key areas: ambitious instruction, collaborative teachers, effective leaders, involved families, and a supportive environment. There is more information about the survey in the attached letter. Please access the survey using the following link: https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/. Parents are welcome to complete the survey through January 16th. Thank you in advance for your feedback and assistance as we work towards constant school improvement. Yearbooks: Online Yearbook ordering information can be found on our school website. We are encouraging as many parents as possible to use the online ordering feature as it will allow us to better track student orders. Yearbooks cost $20 per copy. Please visit the Park Campus website or click on the following link to order: http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1755574/Park-School-Campus/ Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year: It's kindergarten registration time for children who will be 5 years of age on or before September 1st, 2017! Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten at Community Consolidated School District 46 next year are invited to attend Kindergarten Meet and Greet, Tuesday, February 28, from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Parents and children should attend Park School Campus to meet kindergarten teachers, tour the school, and pick up registration information.

K-4 Grade Recess Reminder: As the weather gets colder, please make sure your children have: hats, gloves, snow pants, boots, and winter coats. As weather permits, we will have outdoor recess. The blacktop provides an area for students to play that are dressed for the cold but not the snow. We will be outside for recess unless the wind chill drops below zero degrees. Arrival & Dismissal: Please continue to use south (K-5) and west (6-8 and older/younger siblings) lots for arrival and dismissal. It is a safety risk to drop-off or pick-up students in the east parking lot. By minimizing the number of people moving through the east parking lot at arrival and dismissal times we can ensure the safety of all students and keep the procession of cars moving as quickly as possible. Thanks for your continued assistance throughout the colder months. Visit us on the web @ http://ww2.d46.org/school-pc.asp


PTO Family Math & Science Night: Math and Science Night is scheduled for Tuesday, January 24 from 6-8pm at Park School. There will be a wide variety of hands on STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics activities for both students and parents to enjoy and problem solve together. We look forward to seeing everyone at the event. Attention 8th Grade Parents:

We will be having our first graduation dance celebration meeting on January 31 at 6:00pm in the Media Center. We are looking for parents interested in helping plan this special event for the 8th graders. During this meeting we will start to look at the theme for the event and start to explore the necessary items that will be needed (decorations/food/etc.). This celebration cannot happen without your help. If you would like to help, but cannot attend the meeting, please email Jen Voss at voss.jennifer@d46.org so your name can be added to our distribution list.

Park School Calendar of Events: Jan. 16 – No School – MLK Holiday Jan. 17-Feb. 10 – ACCESS Testing continues for ELL students Jan. 17 – Allergy Committee Meeting – 7pm Frederick School Jan. 18 – Diversity Committee Meeting – 6pm Park Campus Jan. 19 – 5th Grade Premiere Band Concert @ 6:30pm Jan. 20 – FNO Grades 6-8 – 7-9pm Park Campus Jan. 23 – Girls BBall vs. North Prairie – 4pm Jan. 24 – PTO Math and Science Night – 6-8pm Park Campus Jan. 25 – Winter Activities Pictures – 3:30pm Jan. 26 – Erin’s Law Presentations During PE Girls BBall @ North Prairie – 4pm Jan. 27 – Erin’s Law Presentations During PE PTO Family Movie Night – 7pm Jan. 31 – Girls BBall vs. Johnsburg – 4pm 8th Grade Celebration Meeting – 6pm Media Center Feb. 1 – Elyssa’s Mission Signs of Suicide Prevention Training – Grades 7 & 8 Feb. 2 – Elyssa’s Mission Signs of Suicide Prevention Training – Grades 7 & 8 Girls BBall @ Gavin South– 4pm Feb. 6 – Girls BBall @ Grass Lake – 4pm Feb. 7 – Girls BBall vs. Harrison – 4pm Feb. 8 – Student Late Arrival – 10:05am PTO Dinner Night – Chipotle in Round Lake Beach Diversity Committee Meeting – 6pm Park Campus Feb. 9 – PTO Birthday Breakfast – Grades 1-5 Girls BBall @ Prairie Crossing – 4pm 5th Gr. Parent Presentation – Our Changing Bodies – 7pm Frederick Feb. 10 – PTO Valentine Dance – 6:30pm Book Fair Begins

Visit us on the web @ http://ww2.d46.org/school-pc.asp


Park School’s Cool Tool of the Month

January’s Cool Tool is…

Speak Respectfully to adults!

Take Turns Speaking!

Be Polite!

Personal Space!

Level 1 Voice!


Valentine’s Day Grams Dear Park School FamiliesValentine’s Day is right around the corner! What better way to celebrate than with a Valentine’s Day Gram? Buy a Gram to send to your friends, teachers, and even your principals. The Gram will include a Valentine’s pencil and a special message for your friend. Just fill in the form below, and return it to your teacher by Friday, February 3 rd . The cost of EACH gram is $1.00. Please turn in all Valentine Grams to Mrs. Krupa or Mrs. Kurtzweil. Your Valentine Grams will be delivered on Tuesday, February 14 th , 2017. Sincerely, 3rd – 8th Grade Student Council ________________________________________________________________________ Recipient’s name: _______________________________________________________________________ Homeroom Teacher: ____________________________________________ Classroom#: _________ Message: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ From: _______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Recipient’s name: _______________________________________________________________________ Homeroom Teacher: ____________________________________________ Classroom#: _________ Message: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ From: _______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Recipient’s name: _______________________________________________________________________ Homeroom Teacher: ____________________________________________ Classroom#: _________ Message: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ From: _______________________________________________________


Park Campus School Presents

Math and Science

Family Night

See spectacular science demonstrations!

Play and compete in lots of fun math games

Participate in fun hands – on experiments!

Spend time with your family and friends!

Participate in each Math and Science station to receive a punch in your Math and Science Night punch card! Fill up your punch cards to be eligible to be entered into a raffle for fabulous prizes! Come explore the wonders of math and science with us on

TUESDAY, JANURARY 24, 2017

from

6:00pm–8:00pm

in the Multi-Purpose Room *Students must be accompanied by an adult* This event is sponsored by Park School Staff and PTO to support Park Campus STEM initiatives. Interested in learning more about this event or volunteering? Please contact, Kelli Kurtzweil at kurtzweil.kelli@d46.org.


Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart

is coming! Jump Rope/Hoops For Heart is coming to Park Campus School in February! We are proud to partner with the American Heart Association in fighting heart disease and stroke. During this program, your kids will learn about their heart, learn how to develop healthy habits, and have the opportunity to raise funds in support of the American Heart Association. We want our kids and our community to take action to prevent heart disease TODAY! On the backside of this sheet is a t-shirt order form for a shirt that can be worn for the Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart event! We want Park School to GO RED, and show their support!

T-Shirt Due Date: Monday Jan. 30th

Turn into Mrs. Krupa or Mrs. Kurtzweil

Cost: $10 (donation to the American Heart Association) Make Checks payable to: American Heart Association


OUR SCHOOL HAS HEART

10

$

DONATION PER SHIRT

Red Shirts (Indicate Quantities) Sizes available: YS___ YM___ YL___ AS___ AM___ AL___ XL___2XL___

Name: Classroom:

Grade: Total Paid:

©2016 MWA American Heart Association. Also known as the Heart Fund.


OUR SCHOOL HAS HEART

10

$

DONATION PER SHIRT

Grey Shirts (Indicate Quantities) Sizes available: YS___ YM___ YL___ AS___ AM___ AL___ XL___2XL___

Name: Classroom:

Grade: Total Paid:

©2016 MWA American Heart Association. Also known as the Heart Fund.


CCSD 46 Kindergarten

Meet and Greet Night It’s%kindergarten%registration%time%for%children%who%will%be%% 5%years%of%age%on%or%before%September%1,%2017% Parents(of(children(who(will(be(entering(kindergarten( at(Community(Consolidated(School(District(46(next( year,(as(well(as(the(incoming(kindergartener,(are( invited(to(Kindergarten%Meet%and%Greet,%Tuesday,% February%28,%from%6:00%until%7:00%PM%for%Avon,% Meadowview,%Park%Campus,%Prairieview,%and% Woodview%Schools.%% %( Parents(and(incoming(kindergarten(students(only( should(attend(their(home(school(to(meet( kindergarten(teachers,(tour(the(school,(and(pick(up( registration(information.((

Community Consolidated School District 46 District Office: 565 Frederick Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 Visit us on the web! www.d46.org

After(the(Meet(and(Greet,(registration(materials(should( be(completed(and(submitted(at(Kindergarten( Registration(Night.(All(families(from(all(schools(will( need(to(go(to(Frederick(School(to(register(their(child(on( March(8,(2017(from(4:30O7:00(PM.(( ( Current(CCSD(46(preOkindergarten(students(should( attend(the(Meet(and(Greet.(

February 28, 2017 6:00-7:00 PM For more information:

bit.ly/1RGwLNK


Families with children who will begin Kindergarten in August Please note the following dates!

Date Tuesday, February 28

Wednesday, March 8th

Location Avon, Meadowview, Park Campus, Prairieview, Woodview Frederick School

Time 6:00 7:00 PM

Purpose Meet and Greet: Classroom tours, curriculum information and registration packet pick-up

4:307:00 pm

Registration: Submit required forms and pay school fees

All registration documents will be provided at Meet and Greet on Tuesday, February 28. Families who cannot attend on February 28 may pick up forms from any school office after February 28. Students currently attending D46 Pre-Kindergarten should attend the Meet and Greet, but will not need to pick up a registration packet. Families need to submit completed forms and documents at Frederick School on March 8 or at the Registrar’s Office March 9 - April 13 Monday - Friday during registrar hours. Families who complete registration by April 13 will be included in their school’s AM / PM session lottery, if necessary. Registration by April 13 improves a family’s chance of getting their first choice of AM or PM Kindergarten, but does not guarantee it. Complete registration is defined as all three proofs of residency, birth certificate, and full payment of school fees. Families who cannot register during Kindergarten Registration dates listed above should register at the District Registrar’s office located at Grayslake Middle School. Families will not be allowed to begin the registration process without these documents: Three current proofs of residency (Acceptable Proofs will be explained in the registration handouts) Certified copy of birth certificate with an impressed seal. This is the birth certificate from the county or state in which your child was born. Due to State of Illinois law, HOSPITAL CERTIFICATES will not be accepted. Additional information that may be submitted at this time: Physical examination and immunization record for students entering preschool and kindergarten. Physicals dated after September 1, 2016 will be accepted. Physical information must be entered on the Illinois State Form. Dental examination records Vision Test Results Families who do not submit the three medical requirements will still be registered and assigned a classroom. However, these documents must be submitted on or before the first day of school. Please plan to submit these documents during District Registration Week in August. Registrar’s Office Hours: Grayslake Middle School 440 Barron Blvd * Grayslake, IL 60030 Phone (847-543-5809)

Monday, Thursday & Friday 7:30 – 4:00 Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30 – 5:00


Las familias con niños que comenzarán Kinder en agosto Tenga en cuenta las siguientes fechas! Fecha

Lugar

Hora

Propósito

Martes, 28 de de febrero

Avon, Meadowview, Campus Park, Prairieview, Woodview

6:007:00 pm

Conocer su Maestro/a: visitas a los salones, la información del programa y el paquete de inscripción de transporte,

miércoles 8 de marzo

Frederick School

4:307:00 pm

Inscripción: Presentar formularios requeridos y pagar las cuotas escolares

Se proporcionarán todos los documentos de inscripción durante la junta, martes, 28 de febrero. Las familias que no pueden asistir el 28 de febrero podrán recoger los formularios en cualquier oficina de la escuela después de febrero 28. Los estudiantes que actualmente asisten a D46 Pre-Kinder deben asistir al junta, pero no tendrá que recoger un paquete de inscripción.

Las familias tienen que presentar los formularios y documentos completados en la Escuela Frederick el 8 de marzo o en la Oficina de inscripción el 9 de marzo hasta el 13 abril, lunes viernes en la oficina de inscripción.

Las familias que se incluirá la inscripción completa antes del 13 de abril puede participar en el loteria de su escuela, si es necesario. Entregando los formularios antes del 13 de abril mejora la posibilidad de conseguir su primera elección, pero no lo garantiza. La inscripción completa se define como las tres pruebas de residencia, certificado de nacimiento y el pago total de la cuota escolares.

Las familias que no puedan inscribir durante estas fechas mencionados deben inscribirse en la oficina de Inscripción del Distrito ubicada en Grayslake Middle School.

No se permitirá a las familias para iniciar el proceso de registro sin estos documentos: ● Tres pruebas recientes de residencia (se explicarán pruebas aceptables en los folletos de registro) ● Copia certificada del acta de nacimiento con un sello impreso. Este es el certificado de nacimiento del condado o estado en el que nació su hijo. Debido a la ley del Estado de Illinois, no se aceptarán los certificados hospital. Información adicional que puede presentarse en este momento:


● ●

El examen físico y la cartilla de vacunación. Los exámenes físicos fecha posterior al 1 de septiembre de 2016, serán aceptados. Información física se debe introducir en el formulario del Estado de Illinois. Examen dental Resultados del Examen de la vista

Las familias que no presenten los tres requisitos médicos pueden inscribir y se les asigna un salón de clases. Sin embargo, estos documentos deberán presentarse en o antes del primer día de clases. Por favor haga planes para presentar estos documentos durante Distrito Inscripcion semana en agosto.

Horario de Oficina: Lunes, Jueves y Viernes 7:30-4:00 IL 60030 Martes y Miércoles 08:30-05:00 Teléfono (847-543-5809)

Escuela Secundaria Grayslake 440 Barron Blvd * Grayslake,


!Community)Consolidated)School)District)46)

www.d46.org)

!

WE#NEED#YOUR#HELP!# !

Parents,!teachers,!and!students!across!the!state!of!Illinois!have!the!opportunity!to! participate!in!the!annual!statewide!5Essentials!Survey.!If!you!have!already!participated,!we! thank!you!very!much!for!your!input!!If!not,!please!take!a!moment!to!share!your!thoughts!on! the!important!elements!of!your!child’s!school.! ! This!survey!will!generate!a!detailed!picture!of!the!inner!workings!of!our!schools,!and!as!a! parent!you!can!help!share!that!picture.! ! !

Please!visit!the!5Essentials!Survey:!https://survey.5Cessentials.org/Illinois/! ! Deadline#to#participate#is#January#30,#2017.# ! !

Community)Consolidated)School)District)46)will)provide)an)educational)environment)that)maximizes)the)potential)) of)ALL)students)to)be)prepared)for)life’s)opportunities,)while)developing)a)lasting)appreciation)for)learning.)


CCSD 46 EMERGENCY CONTACT/CLOSING INFORMATION When it becomes necessary to close CCSD46 schools, please be apprised of the following:

CCSD 46 school closings will be posted on the district web site and each school's web page, along with messages on the D46 Facebook and Twitter accounts. The district homepage will display this graphic and information:

The school pages will look like this:

Our emergency calling system will be activated, notifying parents, substitutes, and staff that school will be closed.

Chicago area AM radio stations WGN (720), WBBM (780), and FM stations WXLC (102.3), and WIIL (95.1), and TV stations CBS (2), NBC (5), ABC (7), WGN (9), FOX, and CLTV will be notified of our closing.

You can also visit www.EmergencyClosings.com website for information. We are listed as DIST #46 (GRAYSLAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS).


Find your SPARK!

Join Girl Scouts!

Does Your Child Attend… Avon Center Meadowview Prairieview Woodview Frederick Park Campus Grayslake Middle Would You Be Interested in Leading a Girl Scout Troop in Your School? We are looking for interested parents to volunteer to lead new Girl Scout troops in your school. If you know a girl who wants to be a Girl Scout, Please contact Stella at squimby@girlscoutsgcnwi.org. Girl Scout Grade Levels: Daisy: K – 1 grade Brownie: 2 – 3rd grade Junior: 4th – 5th grade Cadettes 6th-8thgrade st

nd

Join us for a Parent Information Meeting Monday, Jan 23, 2017 @ 6:30 – 7:30 pm State Bank of the Lakes (in the Community Room), 50 Commerce drive, Grayslake

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