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Principal’s Message- February 22, 2019

This week we enjoyed seeing Dooley students showcase their talents at the Dooley’s Got Talent show.  There was incredible dancing, singing, tumbling, and so much more.  We are so proud of all our students’ unique abilities.

Yesterday evening, our Board of Education recognized Dooley 3rd grader, William, for his recent musical accomplishments.  We are so proud of him!  Please see the District 54 Visions Newsletter for more details.

If you have not taken the 5 Essentials Survey, we would greatly appreciate your participation.  It provides us with valuable feedback.  Please take a few minutes to participate in this survey https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois.  Thank you to all of the parents who have participated in this survey!

Schaumburg Oyanokai

Please join us for Japanese Culture Night.  This event will be held at Dooley on Friday, March 1st from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  Some of the things to look forward to include: karate lessons, tea ceremony, Kato Railroad models, Kakigori, games, Japanese food, and so much more!  There is no charge for admission to this event.

Open Enrollment

Applications for Dooley’s Japanese/English dual language and Early Instrumental Music program will be available in the main office and on our district webpage.  These applications are due by March 8, 2019.  We will be hosting our next tour at Dooley for prospective families on Tuesday, February 26 from 12:30-2:30 PM.  For more information about open enrollment in district 54 and to download an application, click here to visit the district website. If you have any questions about the Japanese/English dual language or the Early Instrumental Music program, please call us at 847-357-6250.

5 Essentials Survey

Once again we are reaching out to our families and asking you to participate in the annual Illinois 5Essentials Survey to provide us with your perspective and help guide our school improvement efforts. The parent survey will now be available online through March 15, 2019, at https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois. Thank you for taking time to participate in this.

English Learner (EL) Kindergarten Information Night

If your child is entering kindergarten and you speak another language at home, we would like to invite you to attend the EL Kindergarten Information Night, Tuesday, February 26th.  The program will take place from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Professional Learning Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road.  Childcare is available for ages 3 and up.

During the evening, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the programs for English Learner Kindergarten students, Dual Language Programs in District 54 and the language assessment process.   If you, or someone you know, will have a student attending Kindergarten in September, we hope that you will join us for this informative night.