Posted April 6th, 2015 by rmeyer
It was great to be back again with our students. Hard to believe we are into the last trimester with so many exciting events coming to round out the 14-15 school year. We hope to see everyone this Thursday at our annual Celebrate Reading and Writing night and PTA Book Fair. Our students have been working hard all year long at their writing pieces and are excited to share them with you. As you are here, please visit the book fair and take the time to look at not only your students writing but all of the art work that covers the walls. It has been amazing watching our walls come to life in our own Art Show throughout the year. Mrs. Wolfe has worked all year with our students to create the wonderful pieces you see around the building.
Starting Wednesday, we will begin our Spring session of MAP testing. Students have used the fall MAP scores to set goals for the spring session. We know all our students have the ability to not only meet their individual growth targets but to exceed them. Our students know that the “goals you set” are “the goals you get”. They put forth tremendous effort each day and have shown pride in their accomplishments and their work. We are looking forward to celebrating their success.
It is great to see that spring like weather is starting to come our way. This is a reminder that with the warm weather approaching, students are still held accountable for appropriate dress attire. Please review appropriate dress with your student. (Found in the handbook) Please also remind your child to go directly home afterschool unless they are with a parent/guardian. We do not have supervision afterschool.
Please come join us this Thursday April 9th for Churchill’s Reading with the Stars!
All Churchill students and families are invited to attend a fun-filled night of reading, writing, games, crafts, and art show. This is a chance for our students to “shine” and share with you all of their hard work! Come read their work and see the art show on display throughout the building.
Of course our annual PTA Scholastic Book Fair will be open from 6:00-8:00. The book fair is a buy one get one free! So come stock up for summer reading!
Schaumburg Parent University – April Class
Schaumburg Parent University (SPU) is designed to involve more parents in the life of the school, to strengthen family relationships, and to improve parenting skills that will ultimately result in improved student success academically, socially and emotionally. There is an evening program in April in the Rafferty Administration Center Board Room, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. The event is free and free child care is also available.
· Origami 101 – 6 p.m. April 9. Students in grades three through six are invited to learn how to create basic origami with their parents.
For more information about Schaumburg Parent University and to register, visit our website at http://sd54.org/spu.
The School District 54 annual Multicultural Event is taking place on Saturday, April 11th. Please see the attached flyer for details on this event. This is a wonderful free event for the whole family including crafts such as origami, Mexican flower making, a book walk, Japanese calligraphy, and others. Students from schools in the district, including Churchill will be participating in a variety of performances on the main stage including singing and dancing, representing many different cultures. Churchill’s very own Playful Puppeteers puppet club will be performing in their own room on the second floor. Food will be available for purchase. Come and experience this wonderful event!
Kenneth Young 5K Run/Walk
Come join District 54 in the annual Kenneth Young Center 5k Run/Walk for mental health and senior services. This is a family, pet-friendly event for a great cause! You can donate money yourself or share the information and have friends and family sponsor your run/walk.
Attention 4th Grade Students and Parents
During April, information about enrolling for school band and orchestra is being distributed to 4th grade students.
Students interested in playing the trombone, trumpet, clarinet, flute, cello, viola, or violin should return the Enrollment Form to school, or turn it in at one of the enrollment meetings (listed below). No previous music experience is necessary to play an instrument.
More information will be available at the enrollment meetings (Parents and students should attend the meeting at the junior high the student will eventually attend):
Monday, May 4, 7:00 P.M. Addams Junior High
Monday, May 4, 7:00 P.M. Eisenhower Junior High
Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 P.M. Mead Junior High
Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 P.M. Frost Junior High
Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 P.M. Keller Junior High
Band and orchestra lessons will start in September. If you have any questions, please contact the band or orchestra teacher at school.
District 54 Summer Band and Orchestra
Registration for 2015 Summer Band and Orchestra program has begun!
District 54 students who have completed fifth, sixth, or seventh grade and have had lessons on their instrument for at least one school year are eligible to enroll.
Summer Band and Orchestra will take place July 6-23 (Mondays-Thursdays) at Mead Jr High*.
*Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances, this is a change in location from previous posts.
If you have questions, please contact the band/orchestra teacher at your school or
The Churchill staff has already begun our planning for the 2015-2016 school year. An important consideration in preparing for a successful year is the preparation of class lists. When placing all of our other students, a great deal of hard work goes into this process. Our placement decisions involve team input and are completed with great care. As we finalize assignments we consider a wide variety of factors including individual learning styles, personalities, behaviors, peer relations, and balancing class size and gender. In addition, we value your thoughts as well and would like to offer you the opportunity to provide input into this process. Please see below for the input form if you would like to share your thoughts.
Important Upcoming Dates:
April 14 PTA meeting 7:00
April 15 Spring Picture Day
May 19 Variety Show
May 28 1/2 Performance (6:00 and 7:00)