Hi SPS Families,
I hope everyone is having a good week and it has been great to see the kids and staff take part in the "Red Ribbon Week" out-of-uniform days!
We have our rescheduled lockdown drill tomorrow in the school building. Teachers have gone over procedures and expectations with the kids and I know they will do a great job tomorrow when the Hickory Hills Police Department is here to assist in the drill.
Please remember that all Spiritwear orders are due by this Sunday, October 30th. Orders can be placed online and will be delivered to the school. See below for the link!
I am making a schedule change that I want you to be aware of and to help you plan ahead: Tuesday, November 22nd, was originally scheduled to be a half day of school and also parent/teacher conferences. I am making that a full-day off of school for the students in order to add a morning time slot for conferences. There are also several changes to the structure of parent/teacher conferences and it will be all explained to you in a letter going home on Monday.
We hope to see everyone at our Halloween Trunk-or-Treat event on Saturday! There has been a great group of people "behind-the-scenes" organizing the event and the event would not be made possible without their help and guidance! Not only will we have our trunk-or-treat event, we will also have a "haunted hallway" in the school and then two short movies that will be projected on an inflatable projector outside in the parking lot. The weather looks like it is going to cooperate as well! The event starts at 6:30 pm.
With Halloween on Monday, we mentioned to the kids that they can wear facepaint/makeup to school on Monday, if they have a mask they can bring it for pictures, but won't be wearing them the whole day, and to leave any "accessories" that come with the costumes at home. I am looking forward to experiencing Halloween once again at SPS!
Next Tuesday, November 1st, is a 1:30 dismissal for the students. The teachers and I will be meeting after that to discuss I-Ready and our Continuous School Improvement Plan.
As always, if you need anything, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Erick Passarelli '04