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
February 17, 2012 Dear Parent or Guardian: We will be giving your child state-required achievement tests March 5 – March 15. Students in grades 4 and 7 will be tested in reading, mathematics, and science. Students in grades 3, 5, 6, and 8 will be tested in reading and mathematics. The tests are a part of the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) program, and are being given to all eligible students. The results of reading, mathematics, and science state tests will be reported to you on the School Report Card in the fall. We will review state test results along with other information to help us improve our school program. In addition, you will receive information about your child’s performance on the state tests he or she took. You can help your child do his or her best on the test by: 1. 2. 3. 4.
Making sure, if possible, that your child attends school on the days of testing Making sure your child gets a good night’s sleep the evening prior to testing Providing breakfast on the mornings of testing Reminding your child to ask the teacher questions if he or she does not understand the test directions 5. Letting your child know that you have confidence in his or her ability to do his or her best 6. Advising your child not to worry about the test, but just to do his or her best We look forward to sharing the ISAT results with you this fall. Sincerely,
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Park School Campus Notes / Activities February 17, 2012
Conference Week: Thank you for attending conferences this past week. The support you offer your children and the staff at Park is greatly appreciated. Your thoughts regarding your child始s learning are valued. If you have any questions moving forward, please do not hesitate to call. Kindergarten Registration for the 2012-2013 School Year: It's kindergarten registration time for children who will be 5 years of age on or before September 1st, 2012! Parents of children who will be entering kindergarten at Community Consolidated School District 46 next year are invited to Kindergarten Meet and Greet, Tuesday, March 6, from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm. Parents and children should attend Park School Campus to meet kindergarten teachers, tour the school, and pick up registration information. Visit the Kindergarten Registration page for more information. Attention 8th Grade Parents: Thank you to those that joined us for the first Graduation Celebration meeting on 2/7. It is not too late to participate in the planning of the festivity for your child. If you are still interested, please join us at our next meeting on 3/8 at 6:00pm in the Park Campus Media Center. Please also note the following dates for the end of the year: Graduation Celebration - May 18th (7-10) Graduation Ceremony - June 4th (5:30) Do you know a great Math or Science Teacher? Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society of Abbott Labs will again take nominations for the best area math and/or science teachers. If you would like to nominate your child's teacher, you can pick up the forms in the front office or have your child do so. Camp Invention: Camp Invention will be held this summer at Prairieview School July 11 - 14 from 8:00am3:30pm for children entering grades one through six. Register your child at http://www.invent.org/camp/default.aspx before March 31, 2011 to receive $25 off the base price! Visit the Camp Invention page for more information, or contact Megan Jansen 847543-6271 with any questions. Message from D46 Webmaster: If you know of anyone who is not receiving our updates, or if you would like to keep up to date on all of the school or district news, be sure to sign up on our district website (http://www.d46.org/) under the going green logo.
Park School Calendar of Events: Feb. 20 – No School – Presidentʼs Day Feb. 21 – Girlsʼ Basketball vs. Prairie Crossing - 4:15pm Feb. 23 – Girlsʼ Basketball vs. Emmons (Antioch) - 4:15pm Feb. 27 –Mar.2 - 7th Grade Girlsʼ Basketball Tournament at North Prairie Feb. 28 –Mar.8 - 8th Grade Girlsʼ Basketball Tournament at Emmons Mar. 2 – PTO Movie Night Mar. 2 – Trimester 2 Ends Mar. 5 – Trimester 3 Begins Mar. 5 – Mar. 16 – ISAT Testing (3rd-8th Grade) Mar. 6 – Kindergarten Meet & Greet - 6:30pm Mar. 6 – Leader of the Pack Meeting Mar. 8 – 8th Grade Celebration Meeting - 6pm (Media Center) Mar. 9 – Alice in Wonderland Musical Performance - 7pm Mar. 10 – Alice in Wonderland Musical Performance - 1pm Mar. 14 – 2nd Trimester Report Cards Sent home Mar. 14 – PTO Meeting - 7pm in Media Center Mar. 14 – Market Day orders are due Mar. 17 – Market Day pick-up Mar. 19 – Kindergarten Registration Night at Frederick School - 4-7pm Mar. 21 – Little Buds
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Let Your Child’s Imagination Soar! Children entering grades one through six will be immersed in a weeklong adventure of creative problem solving. This is a chance to enhance your child’s education while they have fun this summer! The ENVISION program is coming to: Prairieview School
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July 9 - 12, 2012 8:00am to 3:30pm
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2012 CAMP INVENTION REGISTRATION FORM PRAIRIEVIEW SCHOOL (The ENVISION Program) July 9 - 12, 2012 from 8:00am to 3:30pm
Program Code: C-IL08-10619-12
Availability is limited. Program location is subject to change. Each registrant will receive a free Camp Invention T-shirt. Base price for the 2012 Camp Invention program is $215, of which $50 is nonrefundable. Refunds are available up to three weeks prior to the start date of the program. Promotional registration discounts are valid only for registrations received by the applicable date and cannot be used with any other discount.
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*An installment payment plan is available at no additional cost if you use acredit or debit card and your registration is received on or before March 30, 2012. If you choose this option, please note that advertised discounts do not apply. A third of your program cost will be charged at the time of registration, and the remaining balance will be divided into two equal payments that will be automatically charged at approximately 30 days and 60 days after the initial deposit. All 3 payments can only be paid by credit or debit card. Yes, I want to help economically disadvantaged children participate in the Camp Invention experience. Please accept my donation of $_____________, which I understand is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Check # ___________________________________ (payable to Camp Invention; please do not send cash) Credit Card Number ____________________________________________________________________
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Return registration form (one for each attending child) and payment in full to: Camp Invention, 3701 Highland Park NW, North Canton, OH 44720 Register online at www.campinvention.org or via telephone at 800.968.4332 or fax your registration form to 330.849.8528