Winter Greeting Card Design Contest - All District 62 students in K-8th grade are invited to enter the 2015 Winter Greeting Card Design Contest. The first place winner's design will appear on a greeting card that is sent to community leaders and displayed on the district’s website and social media. All design entries will be displayed at the Des Plaines Public Library. The first place winner will be honored at the November 16 Board of Education meeting, where he/she will receive a deluxe first place certificate. Second and third place winners will also be honored at this event. All students will receive participation certificates. Please visit http://www.d62.org/resources/students.html for more information and a parent release form.
Mission iPad - Nine of our teachers have received a D62 Mission iPad Grant, which means that they will receive an iPad (for school use) for every student in their class. Along with these devices comes a great deal of support and professional development to ensure meaningful utilization in the classroom. Congratulations to the following teachers: Tracy Mullane (1st), Jennifer Brown (1st), Rose Breitzman (2nd), Judy Adams (3rd), Courtney Raia (ELS), Tina Mazzone (ELS), Nate Coon (Music), Mike O'Donnell (PE), Jelena Todorovich (Art). We are very excited about this opportunity for our students and staff.
Halloween Bash! - Seeking Adult Volunteers! Cumberland families, The PTO is having a Halloween Bash on Friday, October 23 and needs your help! We need volunteers for games, food, movie supervision, prize table, and the Bake Sale. Shifts are Set-up (4-6), 1st shift (6-7), 2nd shift (7-8), and clean up (8-9). Click here to sign up electronically or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. This new event will be a lot of fun for our children and families, we hope you can join us!
Halloween Bash Poster Contest - Students are encouraged to make a Halloween poster using any available materials from home. Contest winners will be announced at the Halloween Bash and prizes will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners! All the posters will be used to decorate the school for the Halloween Bash. Completed projects are due in to the main office by 9:00 on Friday, October 23.
Movie Night Tonight - Join us for the PTO Movie Night this evening, (Friday, October 9), from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the MPR. We hope to see you for the showing of "Box Trolls".
Parent Teacher Conferences - Be on the lookout for a link, that will be sent home in the next newsletter on October 23, allowing you to sign up electronically for a Parent Teacher Conference time slot. Please call the office if your email information has changed.