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PG Parent Update - 4/20/15

posted Apr 20, 2015, 2:15 PM by Web Master   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 8:05 AM ]
Dear PG Parent,

I hope everyone is enjoying some of the recent Spring weather. Although the weather is getting nicer, we still have weeks left. The current last day for students is June 5, 2015 unless you are an eighth grade student, whose last day hasn't changed. Please read more information below:

DISTRICT NEWS

Virtual Backpack
Please take a look at the Virtual Backpack for the following flyers:​
End of Year PARCC Dates
The End of Year (EOY) PARCC testing window is scheduled to begin on April 24th, 2015. Students in grades 3-5 will be taking three tests, one English Language Arts (ELA) and two Math assessments. Students in grades 6-8 will be taking four tests, two ELA and two Math assessments. Grade levels will test on the following dates:
  • Grade 3: 4/24, 4/28, 4/30
  • Grade 4: 4/24, 4/28, 4/30
  • Grade 5: 4/27, 4/29, 5/1
  • Grade 6: 4/27, 4/29, 5/1, 5/5
  • Grade 7: 4/27, 4/29, 5/1, 5/5
  • Grade 8: 4/24, 4/28, 4/30, 5/4

Dental Reminder

The May 15th deadline is approaching! All Illinois children in kindergarten, second and sixth grade are required to have an oral health examination. This requirement includes all public, private, and parochial schools. Examinations must be performed by a licensed dentist, and he/she must sign the proof of school dental examination form.  (Dental Form Link)

Outdoor Club News
Please see exciting news about a contest to win the school $2,500 or new garden supplies at the following link:
Carton2Garden - Outdoor Club News



JUNIOR HIGH NEWS

8th Grade Holocaust Museum
Please see the attached flyer for the Holocaust Museum taking place on May 19th–May 20th – 4:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M.  (Holocaust Museum Flyer)

6th & 8th Grade School Dance
Please see the attached flyers for the following dances:


ELEMENTARY NEWS

Kindergarten Concert
The annual end of the year Kindergarten Concert will take place on Thursday, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. with refreshments afterwards!

ABC Countdown Days
Our elementary teachers have come up with a special ABC countdown for the rest of the year beginning April 29th. Please download the ABC countdown for a complete list! (ABC Countdown PDF)



IMPORTANT DATES
April 23 - Spring Pictures
April 23 - 6th Grade Dance - 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
April 24/25 - Advanced Band Contest
April 30 - Kindergarten Concert 7:00 p.m.
May 1 - Daddy Daughter Dance - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
May 2 - Jazz Band Contest
May 5 - PTO Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
May 7 - Elementary Band Concert - 7:00 p.m.
May 12 - School Board Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
May 13 - Junior High Open House - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
May 14 - Elementary Open House - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
May 15 - 8th grade school dance - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
May 18 - Junior High Band Concert - 7:00 p.m.

Sincerely,

Vic Wight


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