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#ChurchillPride – April 8, 2019

Good morning Churchill community,

This week our students in third through sixth grades will begin to take the Illinois Assessment of Readiness test. This is an opportunity for our students to demonstrate what they have learned. As a staff, we are confident that the students will do well on the assessment, they have worked very hard. Please encourage your child to get a good night’s sleep, eat a healthy breakfast and to take their time on the assessment.


Steve Kern and Carol Novak

McTeacher Night

Our second annual McTeacher night is coming up on April 17th. Come join your teachers from 5-8 for dinner and fun! More information will be sent home with students.

Attention 6th grade parents!  

This year’s 6th grade celebration is scheduled for Friday, May 31st at 12:45 pm.  More information about the event and information for parents who are interested in volunteering will be coming home after spring break.  The annual 6th grade vs. teacher kickball game is scheduled Tuesday June 4th, at 1:00 pm, weather permitting.

No School

​​​​​​​Just a reminder that Friday, April 19, 2019 is a non-attendance days for staff and students. All District 54 schools and offices will be closed on this day. Thank you for your understanding.

Important Dates

Please click here for a complete listing of the upcoming events here at Churchill. Churchill Online Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 11 – Hot Food-Culvers
Friday, April 12 – Snack Day-Nachos; 6-8pm Spring Fling Dance
Tuesday, April 16 – 6:30pm PTA Meeting & Dine Out (Chipotle)

Thursday, April 18 – Pizza
Thursday, April 25 – Hot Food-Jason’s Deli
Friday, April 26 – Snack Day-Ice Cream
Monday, April 29 – 7:45-8:30am Dads and Donuts
Tuesday, April 30 – 5:30-7pm Book Fair at Celebrate Reading and Writing Night

Schaumburg Parent University – April classes

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 are two evening programs scheduled for April. Please note that child care is always available.

To register please visit the SPU Online Form or for more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-6586 or Leave your name, contact information, the number of children needing childcare (free) and your child’s school.

Ask the Doc – April 10

Dr. Michael Feld, Child/Adolescent Board Certified Psychiatrist, will answer your questions on mental health issues, parenting strategies, current medical and non-medical trends in interventions, and/or effects of gaming, sleep and media on child development. This event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Ask the Doc flyer

Summer Camp Expo – April 24

Visit tables to learn about the various summer camps and programs available for your child in Schaumburg and the surrounding area. This event will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on April 24, 2019, at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Summer Camp Expo flyer

Summer of 54 Camp Opportunities

What did you do over your summer?  This fall, through the “Summer of 54” camp opportunities, your answer could be: “I learned how to play lacrosse, used the design process to create and design, and/or created different forms of art using digital and non-digital mediums.  The goal of the “Summer of 54” is to provide students opportunities to be active, while enhancing their creative and innovative spirit. Camp opportunities offer:

  • A range of fun camps for a variety of interests for students in 1st through 8th grade
  • Courses with hands-on, project-based curricula
  • Instruction by District 54 teachers in a positive environment
  • An opportunity to conduct experiments using tools, equipment and technology used within the real-world

Registration for the “Summer of 54” camp offerings, including a camp t-shirt, opens on Monday, March 25th and closes on Friday, April 19th.  Digital registration is available within Parent Portal and can be accessed through the following link – Summer Registration

Summer of 54 – 2019 Camp Brochure

Registration for 2019-20

Registration for the 2019/2020 school year will be available through the parent portal starting Monday, April 1, 2019.

If you do not have a parent portal account, you received an email on March 15 with instructions and a link to do so.

Beginning this year, the district is contracting with a third-party vendor to automatically verify student address information. If your residency is verified electronically, you will not need to submit any additional paperwork to certify that you live within the district’s boundaries. To verify residency, the vendor will use a parent’s name and address to crosscheck the information against electronic databases from other organizations, such as utility companies.

We anticipate most addresses will be verified electronically. If we cannot verify your address electronically, we will send you a letter detailing what additional information you will need to provide in order to register your child for the upcoming school year.

Spanish Speech Contest

MacArthur School will host the annual District 54 Spanish Language Speech Contest on May 2. District 54 students in third through eighth grade are eligible to participate in this event. Contestants will be divided into two categories: Native speakers and Spanish as a second language. The application deadline is April 12. Click here to access the online application. If you have questions, contact Lucrecia Temoczuk at or (847) 357-6666.