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Principal’s Message- December 4, 2017

Dear Hoover families,

Happy Monday! I hope you are having a great start to your week. It is supposed to get much colder tomorrow. Make sure your children are dressed for the weather.

Here are some important dates to remember

  • Burgers and Books – December 5
  • Winter Break – December 22 – January 5

A Note from the Nurse:

With cold and flu season finally here, use the link below for more information on staying healthy.

Preventing the Flu from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): https://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm

District 54 Education Foundation – Upcoming Support Opportunity

The Windy City Bulls will host a District 54 takeover night on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, and a portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased will be donated back to the District 54 Education Foundation.

Click here for more information or to purchase tickets!

The District 54 takeover night will feature:

  • District 54 students participating in performances and other on-court experiences before and throughout the game;
  • A District 54 Special Olympics basketball match at halftime; and
  • A pre-game career panel for middle school students featuring front-office executives from the Chicago Bulls and Windy City Bulls.

The Windy City Bulls will host an assembly at the school that sells the most tickets.

Keller Junior High Sixth Grade Parent Night

We are excited for our sixth grade students to become part of the Keller family.  This informational night is a great opportunity to get questions answered and find out some useful tips for a smooth transition into Keller Jr. High. This event will take place on Wednesday, December 6 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Our partnership is important for the success of your child.  We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have about Keller and about the transition to junior high.

District 54 Cold Weather Response Plan

In order to help parents better prepare for the severe cold weather and snow we often get during winters in our community, I wanted to share with you the District 54 Severe Cold Weather Response Plan. Though District 54 makes every effort to keep our schools open and operational, circumstances beyond our control oftentimes dictate school closings.

Here is the link to the latest edition of the Hoover Hawk:  Hoover Hawk #13

Have a great week!