Six Flags Reading logs went home in backpacks this week. Students will have until Friday, Jan. 29th to complete 6 hours of reading. If they do, they will receive a free admission ticket to Six Flags Great America that can be used next summer.
Winter MAP Testing will begin for students in kindergarten through fifth grades on Monday, December 7.
Weather Conditions For Students - Children will be waiting outside before school, and going outside for 25 minutes during lunch recess , each day that the wind chill temperature is 1 degree or above. When the snow accumulates, students who are wearing snow pants, boots, and gloves are allowed to play on the snow mounds as long as they are playing safely. Please make sure your child comes to school with the appropriate outerwear to be comfortable and safe in the cold weather.
School Closing Information - To be more consistent with the process of closing school due to severe weather, D62 has updated and clarified the information for parents. Click here for the details and the parameters regarding closing due to severe cold.
Gift Cards For The Holidays - If you give gift cards for the holidays, please consider purchasing them through the Manna program. The Cumberland PTO will receive a percentage back on every gift card purchased. You can even order them for establishments you patronize on a regular basis, such as gas, grocery, and discount stores. Extra forms are available in the school office, orders are due today (December 4) by 3:30 to get your gift cards delivered by December 11. If you're interested, click here for the percentage our PTO receives for each card purchased.