East Maine Update
  March 3, 2017
Success Without Boundaries . . . .
Empowering all students to succeed in a changing world. 
Social Media: What Parents Need to Know
Tumblr. Instagram. Twitter. Snapchat. If you have a 6th-8th grade student, it can be hard to keep up! Learn how to keep your child safe at this free seminar:

Wednesday, March 8
6 - 7:15 p.m.
Gemini Junior High
8955 Greenwood, Niles 

Coming Up:
March 2017
Monday, March 6
Report Cards Sent Home for K-6
FREE Adult ELL Classes 

Wednesday, March 15
Thursday, March 16
EVENING Parent/Teacher Conferences

Friday, March 17
Parent/Teacher Conferences 

Find more at our District calendar -- or your school calendar.
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District PTO Meeting Focuses on D63 Facilities Master Plan
Join us for our next District PTO Meeting! This time around, Dr. Scott Clay, Superintendent, will be sharing information about Building For Success: the D63 Facilities Master Plan. We'll have snacks and free child care -- what's not to like? Come out and meet fellow D63 parents and friends!

Thursday, March 9
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Gemini Junior High
8955 Greenwood Avenue, Niles

Learn more. Questions? Email districtpto@emsd63.org.  
FREE Developmental Screenings for Children Birth - 36 Months
March 9 is a busy day around D63! Our First Steps Preschool will be offering free developmental screenings for any child residing in the District aged birth-36 months. Appointments required -- make yours today!

Thursday, March 9
8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Melzer Elementary School
9400 North Oriole Avenue, Morton Grove

Learn more. Questions? Call 847.745.6487.
#63Success: News From Our Schools

Apollo held "Breakfast After the Bell," last week, offering a healthy breakfast to all students. During Read Across America week, the focus was on author Mo Williams -- not to mention Crazy Hair Day, Pajama Day, and more!

Gemini  parents and guardians are encouraged to schedule their parent/teacher conferences now. Students can enjoy lunch and a great book chat during Famished for Fiction!
Mark Twain  teachers donned the pie costume at the school's February 22 McTeacher's Night. In a mere three hours, the event had raised $496! Yesterday, Maine East students stopped by to talk about social media safety.

Melzer's Read Across America celebration featured more than two dozen readers, including teachers, the Principal, and even D63 Administrators fanning out across the school to read a wide variety of books.
Nelson Art Teacher Tina Daskalopoulos is one of 34 finalists (out of over 600 nominees) for one of ten Golden Apple Awards. We wish her the best of luck -- but here at D63 she'll always be a star!
Stevenson students and their families visited Des Plaines Bank & Trust for a special field trip on February 27. Each student took home a goody bag with a piggy bank to save their coins!.

Washington raised more than $3,840 for three new no-touch, filter, automatic activation water fountains! The fountains will be installed this spring; special thanks to our Wildcat families and the PTO for their generosity! 
East Maine School District 63
10150 Dee Road
Des Plaines, Illinois 60016