Posted September 12th, 2014 by Mr. Truppa
Dear Jane Addams Community,
We hope that everyone is having a fabulous week! We have a lot to celebrate at Addams as our staff and students continue to shine. For example, yesterday, Addams hosted our Annual Crusader Fall Flite Classic Cross Country meet. We had fifteen schools and approximately 800 staff, parents and students in attendance. The Addams staff, under the direction of Mr. Truppa, ran a seamless event on a blustery afternoon! It was inspirational to watch the runners compete in this community building event.
Additionally, we would like to thank everyone for coming out to Curriculum Night this past Wednesday. The staff enjoyed this opportunity to meet and get to know so many families. Our Student Ambassadors were equally thrilled to be able to “direct” their parents as they made their way from class to class. Thank you also to the PTA for providing treats to make the evening even more special!
We will continue to administer our fall MAP assessment during the coming week. Unless a student was absent, the reading assessment is complete. Students will now be given an opportunity to show what they know in the area of mathematics. Results will be analyzed to inform our instructional practice and students will then be given the opportunity to set academic goals for the year based off the data. We will send the results of the fall assessment home prior to our student goal setting conferences with parents which will occur on the 8th and 9th of October. More information will be sent home soon regarding conferences.
Other noteworthy items:
Run to Read
The annual School District 54 Run to Read will be hosted by Dirksen School on Sunday, September 28th. All profits from this event are used to purchase books for classroom libraries in District 54. It would be great to see some of our Addams families join us out there that morning! If you would like more information, visit the District 54 website at www.sd54.org.
Schaumburg Parent University
Please read the two attached flyers regarding upcoming parent presentations. SPU STEM Class – Sept 16 and SPU Erin’s Law Presentation – Sept. 30
Important Upcoming Dates:
September 8th- 22nd MAP Testing
September 24th- No School PM- Teacher In-service
September 28th- Run To Read
October 8th and 9th – Student goal setting conferences
Have a wonderful weekend!
Chris Bingen and Dave Szwed
Chris Bingen Principal
Jane Addams Junior High