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News from Addams – October 9, 2019

Dear Addams Community,

We wanted to remind you that student-led conferences will be held tomorrow, October 10 and Friday morning, October 11. If you have not signed up to come for conferences, it is not too late.

The following are some reminders for conferences and upcoming events:

Infinite Campus Parent Portal
An excellent way to keep abreast of your child’s academic progress is to regularly check the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Please click here for a short tutorial to help you maximize your Infinite Campus Parent Portal experience.


Addams Family Bingo Night
On Wednesday, November 6th, we are excited to announce that we will be holding our first ever Addams Family Bingo night. Come for some fun and to win valuable prices. Please click here to sign up.


Family Photo Booth
Please stop by our photo booth in the library at conferences tomorrow to take a fun “championship” picture with your family. It is our goal to send the pictures out to the community in a celebratory slide show.


Social-Emotional Student Survey
Thank you to those parents that took the survey about your child that was emailed last week. We will have a station setup at conferences tomorrow for those that have not yet completed the survey or need assistance to complete it. Stop by the library for help and details.


Last minute conferences signup
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You can still reserve your preferred time slot for our October 10th and 11th parent teacher conferences using an electronic reservation system.  Please know that if you are having any issues with this site you can just call our office at 847-357-5900, and we will help you reserve your timeslot.  

Follow these easy steps to get signed up:

  • Step 1 – Click here for the conference link.
  • Step 2 – Use the drop down menu to choose your child’s mathematics and Language Arts teacher.
  • Step 3 – Fill out student and parent information.
  • Step 4 – Select your preferred time slot.  Please note that once 6 families have reserved the same time slot, that time slot will not be shown as a preference for other families.

Once the process is complete, you will receive an email confirmation of the date and time of your conference. 

PTA Culvers Night Out
Join Culver’s of Schaumburg in support of our school on October 23rd from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Culver’s of Schaumburg, 1800 Wise Rd, 847-891-5660. Come join Mr. Bingen, Mr. Musselman, Mrs. Hernandez and the staff (from 5pm-7pm) at Culver’s of Schaumburg and support the school at the same time.  Culver’s is donating 15% of the group’s sales during this time period to our school. Also, spin the wheel for $1 and win a prize! Bring your Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents and ALL of your friends.  Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to help our school, see your friends and have a great meal! Please mention you are with Addams Jr. High at the time of ordering.

Important Dates

  • 10/10-10/11 – Student-led Conferences
  • 10/14 – Columbus Day, No School
  • 10/18 – Couch to 5K (C25K) event
  • 10/19 – D211 Placement Exam
  • 10/23 – Culver’s Family Night
  • 11/6 – Addams Family Bingo Night