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Report Cards

Report cards will be available on the Parent Portal on June 4, 2018. Paper copies will only be made available to families unable to access the online version.

Summer Office Hours

Mead’s Main Office will be open from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM until June 8. The office will reopen on August 3, 2018, when our office secretaries return.

From the Nurse- End of the school year information

Medications
Please remember to pick up your child’s medication at school no later than June 1st .  An adult must pick up the medication.  We will only be able to send inhalers home with your child.  All inhalers in the health office will be given to 8th graders on their last day of school, May 24 and 7th graders on their last day of school, May 31. If a parent/adult does not pick up other medications in the health office by June 1st, the medication will be destroyed.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Physicals for 2018-19
$25 School and Sport Physical!  Kid Care Medical is offering Free and Reduced cost physicals/immunization clinics in the lower level of the Hanover Township Tiknis Campus, 240 S. IL Route 59 in Bartlett.  Clinics are scheduled every second Thursday of the month from 4:00 – 7:00 PM on June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11 and November 9.  Call today to make an appointment!   Kid Care Medical 630-599-5480.

Dental Clinic
The Village of Hoffman Estates is offering a dental clinic during the month of July.  Medicaid and Private Insurance is accepted or $20 for cleaning/exam without dental insurance.  Appointments are required.  Call 847-781-4850 to make an appointment.

Mead Summer Reading and Math Information

Even though the summer break is here, it is important for our students to continue to practice the skills they have learned this year in reading and math.

Summer reading lists for junior high are now available on the district website: Junior High Summer Reading Lists

Mead Summer Math Packets:

715 to 930 summer packet

930 to 830 summer packet

Geometry to 328 summer packet

 

District 54 Virtual Learning University

Are you searching for an innovative way to empower your children over the summer? Are you looking for a comprehensive approach to summer learning that combats boredom and keeps everyone engaged? Look no further! We have created a new website with a wide range of challenges at each grade level to help prevent the summer slide. Visit the School District 54 Virtual Learning University to tackle challenges for literacy, math, science, social science, language and culture too!  Each content area has multiple challenges to keep your children’s minds focused and active throughout the summer weeks! Within each category you will find family activities, individual activities and places to visit in our community and surrounding areas.  We hope you’ll encourage your children to visit our Virtual Learning University often throughout the summer to challenge themselves and to keep your family learning together. Click here to access the Virtual Learning University or find the link under Popular Links on the District 54 website.

Yearbook Distribution

Yearbooks have arrived! Students who ordered a yearbook received his/her yearbook on Wednesday, May 23. If your student did not order one and would like to purchase one, please contact the main office. Extra yearbooks may become available on a first come, first served basis starting the morning of May 24 for $35.

End of the Year Procedures for Students- Chromebooks

8th grade:  All textbooks, library books, Chromebooks (with bags and chargers) are due  on Monday, May 21.  The school Google Drive account will no longer be accessible after May 31.  If a student wants to keep any work that is on Google Drive, it needs to be downloaded to a flash drive prior to then.   Fines will be assessed for missing or damaged items, and letters will be sent home indicating the amount.

7th grade:  All textbooks, library books, Chromebooks (with bags and chargers) will be collected starting May 29.  Fines will be assessed for missing or damaged items, and letters will be sent home indicating the amount.  Students will be receiving the same Chromebook and bag in the fall to use again in 2018-2019.  The Chromebooks will be cleaned, updated, and repaired before students return in August.

D54 Summer Camp Offerings

School District 54 is offering several summer camp opportunities for students to enhance creativity and innovation. To learn more about these opportunities and to register, please view the SD54 Summer Camp Brochure. Registration for the summer camp programs opened Friday, March 16.

Mead PTA 2018-2019 Nominations

It’s time to begin looking for nominations for next year’s PTA officers.  This is an important task because it sets the leadership for our PTA in the coming year.

If you, or someone you know is interested in serving in one of the positions listed below, please fill out the form and return it to Mead Jr. High by April 2, 2018.  Each term is for one year; however a person may serve two consecutive terms in the same position.
PTA Nomination Form 2018-2019

Officer Descriptions:

President: Preside at all meetings, sign all legal documents, appoint members to special committees, delegate or coordinate the work of officers and committees. Complete the PTA President’s Course.

Vice President: Assist the president, organize the Mead Mixer

Treasurer:  Receive all monies of the association and keep an accurate record of receipts and expenditures. Pay out funds in accordance with the budget, present a financial report at every meeting, provide records to the audit committee.  Complete the Illinois PTA Financial Workshop.

Recording Secretary:  Record the minutes of all meetings of the association, keep a current copy of the bylaws, keep a current membership list.

Corresponding Secretary:  Conduct correspondence of the association, sign checks in the absence of the president or treasurer, aide the recording secretary.

2018 PTA Elementary Scholarship

Parents – If you’re sending your 7th grader to summer camp, check out this opportunity to get up to $125 scholarship to apply towards your camp costs! Current 8th graders are not eligible.

Review form below and/or check out District 54 PTA Website for full details https://pta.sd54.org/resources/elementary-scholarship/

PTA Scholarship Application 2018

All applications must include the following details listed below and given to the Mead office in a sealed envelope:

  • A copy of the summer camp/program brochure with description (including cost information). Do not send entire catalog/website information.
  • A copy of the completed application/registration form (no exceptions)
  • A copy (not the original) of the parent/guardian PTA/PTSA membership card for the 2017-18 academic year, or written verification of PTA/PTSA membership from local unit membership chair or local unit president. (Parent/Guardian must be a PTA member at the school attended by the child applying for the scholarship.  Must be a PTA member by March 1, 2018).

Sealed envelopes must be submitted to the Mead office by no later than Tuesday, April 3rd.

 

Questions? Reach out to Mead Elementary Scholarship Chair, Ronika Jandial-Gilbert at ronikagilbert@nullgmail.com or 847-971-9224.