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Principal’s Message- October 5, 2018

Check out our feathers,
each one unique.
They tell you our stories,
through our drawings they speak.
Together our feathers lift us,
a set of wings and so much more.
Together they are better because
TOGETHER WE CAN SOAR!
-unknown
#whatliftsyoudooley

Girl in front of wings

Thank you to Mrs. Thomas and all of our students for creating our beautiful wings.  It has been exciting to see our students take their pictures and share what makes them happy.  Please post your photos and #whatliftsyoudooley on Twitter or Instagram and tag @DooleySchool54.

Thank you for taking the time to join us for parent teacher conferences the past two days!  We know that the partnership we have with our parents is critical to the success of our students.  Thank you for all you do to support your child and our school!

PTA & Schaumburg Oyanokai

Please join us for our PTA meeting on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00 p.m.  Following our PTA meeting, Schaumburg Oyanokai will be meeting at 7:30.

October 12: Donuts with Dads 7:30 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.

October 19th: Fun Fair 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Anti-Bullying Presentation for Parents – Oct. 9

As you know, District 54 is committed to ensuring the academic success and social-emotional well-being of all students. This fall we introduced a new social-emotional learning curriculum at all grade levels focused on the belief that each child deserves to be Healthy, Safe, Engaged, Supported and Challenged.

We value our relationships with our students’ parents as we work together to support the children in this community. Therefore, District 54 will host a presentation for parents and other adults in our community about the negative effects of bullying and what we can do as a community to create a culture of kindness and respect.

Humanity Rising is partnering with Kirk Smalley of Stand for the Silent to deliver this powerful message in October, National Bullying Prevention Month. Mr. Smalley will talk about how his own son committed suicide after being bullied.

The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at our Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Click here to access the flyer for the event.

We hope you will make plans to join us. And please reach out to us if there is ever anything we can do to better support your child.

Schaumburg Parent University – October classes

Schaumburg Parent University (SPU) is designed to involve more parents in the life of the school, to strengthen family relationships, and to improve parenting skills that will ultimately result in improved student success academically, socially and emotionally. There are two evening programs scheduled for October. Please note that child care is always available.

How to Raise Resilient Children – October 11

Jacqueline Rhew, the co-author of Successful Parenting, will talk about creating a custom plan for raising independent children into adulthood, with strategies for increasing motivation, healthy goal setting and active school engagement. This presentation is intended for adults only and is presented in cooperation with the Schaumburg Township Council of PTAs . This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on October 11, 2018, in the District 54 Board Room, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, 2nd floor, Schaumburg. How to Raise Resilient Children Flyer

Math Night: Escape Room – October 24

Parents, guardians and students in kindergarten through sixth grade will use math, collaboration and creative thinking to unlock clues and solve problems. This event will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on October 24, 2018, at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Math Night Flyer

To register or for more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-6586 or spu@nullsd54.org. Leave your name, contact information, the number of children needing childcare (free) and your child’s school.

District 54 Education Foundation – Upcoming Support Opportunity

The Windy City Bulls will host a District 54 takeover night on Friday, December 14 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.

Click here for more information or to purchase tickets!

The District 54 take-over night will feature District 54 students participating in performances and other on-court experiences before and throughout the game, and a District 54 Special Olympics basketball match at halftime. The Windy City Bulls will host an assembly at the school that sells the most tickets