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Due to the weather, food distribution for May 14 has been rescheduled to May 15, 9am-noon at Hoffman High School
District 54 buildings closed; remote learning for the rest of school year

Food Distribution

  • Wednesdays:  Willow Creek Community Church will host a food  distribution from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the D54 Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.
  • Thursdays:  D54 staff will be working with Township High School District 211 to distribute meal bags from 9 a.m. to noon every Thursday at Hoffman Estates High School, 1100 W. Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates.
  • Fridays:  Willow Creek Community Church will host a food distribution from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday at Keller Junior High School, 820 Bode Road in Schaumburg.

Register now for 2020-21 School Year

Registration for the 2020-21 school year is underway for kindergarten through eighth grade.

New District 54 families

Click here to begin online registration. After processing your registration, your child’s new school will contact you to request additional information, such as the Student Transfer Form (ISBE form 33-78) for students transferring from another Illinois school; proof of immunizations (list of required immunizations by grade level), birth verification and proof of residence (see details at sd54.org/registration).

For questions, please contact registrationdocuments@nullsd54.org. If you don’t know what school your child will attend, click here to access our School Search program and enter your address.

Current D54 families

Log in in to the parent portal, and update your information for next year by June 1, 2020. You must hit the SUBMIT button after reviewing the information, even if you don’t make any changes. If your children will not be attending District 54 schools next year, please contact your school office and let them know.

If you have previously created a portal account and cannot recall your username or password, you can reset them yourself from the parent portal website. If you have never created a portal account, please email portalsupport@nullsd54.org to create one.

All families are required to prove that they live within District 54 boundaries every year.  If we were unable to verify your residency electronically, you will have the ability to upload your residency electronically through your portal. If you do not have a portal account, you can also email the required documents to registrationdocuments@nullsd54.org.

Information about transportation and the consumable materials fee will be communicated at a later time.

Third Trimester Grading

The Illinois State Board of Education has said that student work completed during the statewide closure should not count negatively toward student grades or a student’s academic standing. However, District 54 will continue to design high quality lessons and activities for students; to assess student progress; and to provide feedback on student work.  District 54 teachers will be issuing either a “Pass” or “Incomplete” for third trimester grades.

District 54 Summer Camps Cancelled

Due to this unprecedented time we are faced with, all District 54 Summer Camps have been cancelled for this year. These camps include, Summer STEM, 54 Fitness League, Camp Creative, Language and Culture Camp, and Summer Instrumental Music. If you have submitted a payment for any camp, you will be issued a refund starting Thursday, April 30, and you should see a credit appear on your statement within 14 business days.

The camp facilitators are going to miss seeing students this summer. Students in all grade levels can stay engaged by participating in the School District 54 Summer Virtual Learning University, which is filled with fun activities and challenges for students and families to participate in together from home. The link for the Virtual Learning University will be on the School District 54 website in the last week of May.

D54 Foundation Golf Outing Rescheduled- August 10, 2020

With the current stay-at-home order in effect until at least the end of the month and keeping the safety and well-being of our sponsors, golfers and volunteers in mind, the District 54 Education Foundation has postponed the 23rd Annual Golf Outing to Monday, August 10, 2020. We hope that by then we will all be able to safely come together to benefit our students and their families.

We are appreciative of all of the already committed sponsors and their dedication to the success of our students. We hope that those who have already registered to golf are able to join us on our new date. Throughout the summer and in the weeks preceding our event, we will continue to keep everyone updated on the logistics of the outing.  To become a sponsor or to register for golf, visit d54foundation.org/golf-outing.

Fourth Grade Students and Parents – Band and Orchestra Enrollment Information

As many of you know, students traditionally enroll in the District 54 Instrumental Music Program in the spring of fourth grade and begin lessons in fifth grade. Due to our unique circumstances in the spring of 2020, instrumental music enrollment will be held once school resumes in the fall. In the meantime, we encourage fourth grade students and their parents to visit the District 54 website (https://sd54.org/resources/instrumental-music-enrollment-spring2020) to view information about band and orchestra enrollment so that they are prepared to choose an instrument and join the fun! 

Aldrin PTA Birthday Books

Each month, the PTA provides a book for students celebrating birthdays.  This is a highlight for our children.  If your student celebrated or will celebrate a birthday March through July, we have included an envelope within your child’s pick up materials with his/her birthday book and a birthday pencil from the school.  Please be sure to check out Aldrin’s Morning Announcements to here the daily birthdays just like we do each morning at School.  Click the link:  https://sites.google.com/sd54.org/aldrins-virtual-library

Update on Yearbooks and Art to Remember

At this point, we still do not have a delivery date for either the yearbook or the Art to Remember projects.  Due to the Covid 19, there was a set-back in production which has impacted our delivery date.  If we do not receive these items until after the pick-up dates next week, we will arrange an alternative date/time for you to receive the items you ordered.  If by chance you did not get a chance to order a yearbook, we do plan to sell a limited amount when we return to school. 

2nd Grade iPads and Non-Returning D54 electronic Devices

Just a reminder, we will only be collecting the iPads from current 2nd graders and electronic devices from students who will NOT be returning to a District 54 school in the fall.  We will collect these devices on Friday, May 29th.  Below is the schedule for the drop off of these specific electronics. All other students will hold on to their devices for the fall.

Friday, May 29
Specific Time Teacher/Room Number Grade Level
8:30 – 9:00 LaFrenere / Room 108 2nd Grade
9:15 – 9:45 Falinski / Room 109
10:00 – 10:30 Brown / Room 110
10:45 – 11:15 All Non-Returning Students to District 54 for the 20-21 School Year Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

Supply Pick-up/ Drop Off

Last week we communicated the D54 system for picking up student’s personal belongings as well as dropping off materials that belong to the school other than Chomebooks/iPads.  The materials that may belong to Aldrin would most likely be a library book or possibly a hard covered text book.  Math journals and social studies journals can remain at home.

In an effort to support our families, please click on the video link to see how pick-up and drop-off will work at Aldrin School.  Shout out to Mrs. Schultz’s family for their acting and filming abilities. This is a GREAT video. https://youtu.be/PmlQx5Eh0aQ   

Finally, below is the schedule for when your child’s materials will be available for pick up.  Please be sure to adhere to the schedule.

 

Tuesday, May 19
Specific Time Teacher/Room Number Grade Level
8:30 – 9:00 Schoessling / Room 114 Kindergarten
9:15 – 9:45 Hartman / Room 115
10:00 – 10:30 Kallenbach / Room 208 6th Grade
10:45 – 11:15 Zeller / Room 209
11:30 – 12:00 Mulvihill / Room 210
12:15 – 12:45 Pike / Room 211

 

Wednesday, May 20
Specific Time Teacher/Room Number Grade Level
8:30 – 9:00 LaFrenere / Room 108  

2nd Grade

9:15 – 9:45 Falinski / Room 109
10:00 – 10:30 Brown / Room 110
10:45 – 11:15 D’Antonio / Room 112 IC k, 1st and 2nd
11:30 – 12:00 Silverman / Room 102 IC 3rd and 4th
12:15 – 12:45 Reichel / Room 202 IC 5th and 6th

 

Thursday, May 21
Specific Time Teacher/Room Number Grade Level
8:30 – 9:00 Kuczynski / Room 203 3rd Grade
9:15 – 9:45 Worazek / Room 204
10:00 – 10:30 Skazin / Room 205
10:45 – 11:15 Ryan / Room 206
11:30 – 12:00 Shawala / Room 214 5th Grade
12:15 – 12:45 Stahlke / Room 216
1:00 – 1:30 Leja / Room 217

 

Friday, May 22
Specific Time Teacher/Room Number Grade Level
8:30 – 9:00 McInerney / Room 104 1st Grade
9:15 – 9:45 Homp / Room 105
10:00 – 10:30 Lindblade / Room 106
10:45 – 11:15 DeKing / Room 212 4th Grade
11:30 – 12:00 VanBuskirk / Room 213
12:15 – 12:45 Adler / Room 215