ABC Countdown - By now you have probably seen the ABC Countdown to the end of the year that was sent from your child's classroom teacher. This year, we have included items that can be done at home. This countdown is always a favorite for our students and we hope they will join along. Even though we are doing the tasks remotely, we are together in Cumberland spirit.
Zoom With Students - D62 teachers are now able to use Zoom to communicate with students. It is optional at this point, but some of our teachers will be reaching out about Zoom meetings in the near future. Student privacy is of the utmost importance so please do not record any of these sessions on your phone or take pictures of students in a Zoom meeting and post on social media.
Chicago Bears Challenge - The Bears Organization has create a program called The Bears Fit Youth Challenge for children to help them stay active during their time at home. Ms. Duggan has put together some fun activities that your child might enjoy, click here to see the details.
Mystery Reader - One of our Cumberland staff members created this video for our K-2 students. Can your child guess the identity of the Mystery Reader?
20-21 Student Registration - District 62 online registration is open for the 2020-2021 school year. For returning students, click here to review the registration process and get started. New students and entering kindergarteners will be registered utilizing a paper process. The registration forms for New Students Only are available on the following website. Payments of cash or check can be made as soon as school is reopened. Feel free to call the main office at (847) 824-1451 and leave a voicemail if you have any questions or need help with the registration process. Gloria Carrillo checks the office voicemails remotely and will return your call.
Moving - Please email Gloria Carrilllo at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the main office (847) 824-1451 and leave a voicemail, if you are moving and your child will not attend the 2020-2021 school year at Cumberland.
Virtual PTO Meeting - The last PTO meeting of the year will be held virtually at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 4th. Please email Mrs. White at email@example.com if you would like to attend and she will send you a link to join the meeting.
Des Plaines Public Library Opportunities - The Des Plaines Public Library is conducting an at home reading club that your children may enjoy. Click here to view the details and see many other great resources from the library. Students can keep track of their reading at home and will receive rewards when the library is open again. Click to access a printable copy of the Beginning Reader Log and the Independent Reading Log. Also, click here if you would like to apply for a library card.
Homemade Art Materials - Are your children looking ways to show off their creativity during the stay at home order? If so, click here to view a website of 40+ DIY art materials that the whole family can have fun making together. Students can mix up their own puffy paint, play dough, stamps, stickers, and much more. Enjoy!
SEL Newsletter - Our Social Workers Anna Del Medico and Brelynn Smith along with School Psychologist Nina Sawica (Tiberi), continue to put together a newsletter to help parents with Social Emotional Learning at home. If you need help with behavior management, setting up remote learning schedules, or other concerns feel free to email them for supports (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org). Click here to view the latest SEL Newsletter.
Young Rembrandts Online - Young Rembrandts is offering online drawing classes (for a fee) if your child is interested in continuing what they have learned at school. Please reach out to them at:
https://www.youngrembrandts.com/ or email@example.com
PTO Update - Click here to view an important message from the Cumberland PTO.
PTO Parent Survey - The PTO needs your input so that they can plan meaningful activities that meet the needs of all our families. Please take a minute to complete this short survey.