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News from Addams May 31, 2018

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Dear Addams Community:

On behalf of the Addams staff, we want to thank you for making this year a positive and successful one. Our continued partnership has allowed us to accomplish so much and helped to ensure the success of our students. Thank you for your continued support. We are excited for next year and look forward to seeing you again in August. For those of you leaving the Addams community, we wish all the best for you and your students. Thank you for sharing your students with us and for “Joining the Movement”!

Have a great summer!

With appreciation,

Chris Bingen       Kim Phelan
Principal             Assistant Principal

Please read below for the latest news, updates, and reminders from Addams Jr. High and School District 54.

Important Dates
May 31 – Last Day for 7th Grade (full day of attendance)
June 1 – Last Day for Staff
June 4 – Report Cards Available Online
June 8 – Addams Office Closes for Summer 3 PM
August 8 – School of Information Day, 9 -11 AM and 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Report Cards
Report cards will be available on the Parent Portal on June 4, 2018. Paper copies will only be made available to families unable to access the online version.

From the Nurse
Medications
Please remember to pick up your child’s medication at school no later than June 1st.  An adult must pick up the medication.  We will only be able to send inhalers home with your child. If a parent/adult does not pick up other medications in the health office by June 1st, the medication will be destroyed.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Physicals for 2018-19
$25 School and Sport Physical!  Kid Care Medical is offering Free and Reduced cost physicals/immunization clinics in the lower level of the Hanover Township Tiknis Campus, 240 S. IL Route 59 in Bartlett.  Clinics are scheduled every second Thursday of the month from 4:00 – 7:00 PM on June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11 and November 9.  Call today to make an appointment!   Kid Care Medical 630-599-5480.

Dental Clinic
The Village of Hoffman Estates is offering a dental clinic during the month of July.  Medicaid and Private Insurance is accepted or $20 for cleaning/exam without dental insurance.  Appointments are required.  Call 847-781-4850 to make an appointment.    Dental Flyer.pdf

Summer Office Hours
Addams Main Office will be open from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM until June 8. The office will reopen on August 3, 2018, when our office secretaries return.

Proof of Residency
Whether you rent or own your home, all families must prove residency before the beginning of the school year. Correspondence has been mailed to your home if we are in need of this information. Schedules will be withheld if residency is not current or you have not proved residency. In the event you have not proved residency, bring required paperwork to Information Day. https://sd54.org/resources/registration/

Summer Reading Lists
Even though the summer break is here, it is important for our students to continue to practice the skills they have learned this year. Summer reading lists for junior high are now available and can be found here.

Mathematics practice packets
For incoming 7th and 8th graders, the math department has created mathematics packets by math level to help your student hone mathematics skills this summer. Please click here for more information.

District 54 Virtual Learning University
Are you searching for an innovative way to empower your children over the summer? Are you looking for a comprehensive approach to summer learning that combats boredom and keeps everyone engaged? Look no further! We have created a new website with a wide range of challenges at each grade level to help prevent the summer slide. Visit the School District 54 Virtual Learning University to tackle challenges for literacy, math, science, social science, language and culture too!  Each content area has multiple challenges to keep your children’s minds focused and active throughout the summer weeks! Within each category you will find family activities, individual activities and places to visit in our community and surrounding areas.  We hope you’ll encourage your children to visit our Virtual Learning University often throughout the summer to challenge themselves and to keep your family learning together. Click here to access the Virtual Learning University or find the link under Popular Links on the District 54 website.

SAVE THE DATE – Information Day
School of Information Day will be held on Wednesday, August 8, from 9 am – 11 am and from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  This is an opportunity for students to receive their schedules for the school year, purchase a PE uniform and a yearbook.