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Principal’s Message- December 15, 2017

There is a lot of excitement around Dooley in preparation for winter break.  Next week is our annual spirit wear week!  If you would like to participate, below outlines each day…

Monday:  Holiday Hat & Sock Day

Tuesday:  Snowflake Snowman Day

Wednesday:  Ugly Sweater Day

Thursday:  Red, White & Green Day OR Fancy Party Clothing Day

District 54 Cold Weather Response Plan

In order to help parents better prepare for the severe cold weather and snow we often get during winters in our community, I wanted to share with you the District 54 Severe Cold Weather Response Plan. Though District 54 makes every effort to keep our schools open and operational, circumstances beyond our control oftentimes dictate school closings.

District 54 Windy City Bulls Night – Dec. 20

The Windy City Bulls will host a District 54 takeover night on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, and a portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased will be donated back to the District 54 Education Foundation to provide breakfast to students from financially struggling families. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

Schaumburg Parent University presents Fa La La La Caroling – Dec. 19

Bring the whole family together for an opportunity to sing holiday carols in the Stevenson School neighborhoods. After all is said and sung, we will be enjoying some good, old-fashioned hot chocolate back at Stevenson, 1414 Armstrong Lane in Elk Grove Village. Caroling starts at 5:30 p.m. Please remember to bring a flashlight (or one for each family member) as it will help you read all the lyrics you thought you knew but didn’t really. To register, contact Meg Kwak at (847) 357-6586 or spu@nullsd54.org.  Leave your name, contact information, the number of children requiring childcare and the name of your child’s school.

Map and Stamp

Reports will be sent home on Thursday, December 21

5Essentials Parent Survey

All District 54 parents are encouraged to take the Illinois State Board of Education’s 5Essentials Survey by Jan. 31 at https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois. The parent survey is only 26 questions will allow parents to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness and help us guide school improvement.

Upcoming Dates

  • Dec. 18 – Obento Lunch (pre-paid orders)
  • Dec. 19 – Treat Day
  • Dec. 20 – Wellness Lunch (pre-paid orders)
  • Dec. 21 – Pizza Lunch (pre-paid orders)
  • Dec. 21 – PTA Winter Parties (1:30-2:30)
  • Dec. 21 – Winter Break begins at 3:00PM
  • Jan. 8 – School Resumes