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#ChurchillPride – September 6, 2019

Dear Families of Churchill,

What a great week! Our third through sixth grade students have shown how responsible they can be by bringing their Chromebooks home each day and remembering to bring them back to school powered up and ready to go!.

Our students have done an amazing job completing the MAP assessment. Teachers use the assessment results collected during the fall, winter and spring testing sessions to determine student needs and guide their instruction. We are impressed with how well our students attended to the tests.  It is obvious that they are fully invested in their education.


Steve Kern, Principal Carol Novak, Assistant Principal

Clubs Registration

Clubs registration forms for our students in first through sixth grades went home with the students today. Please be sure to return completed forms to your child’s teacher by Friday, September 13th. Forms turned in late will not be considered until we complete the initial club assignment process.

PTA Party Money

You can now pay your PTA Party Money on member hub with a credit card. 100% of the money collected is used to support the student PTA parties; Halloween and spring party.  Please support our PTA by donating $7. This can be done via memberhub with credit card or turning the paper registration in to your child’s teacher.

Grandparents and Goodies Reminder

Mark your calendars. Our annual PTA Grandparents and Goodies event will take place on Monday, September 9th from 7:45 until 8:25 a.m.

Stay up to date

Make sure that you bookmark these links so that you can stay up to date with all that is going on at Churchill!

Dates to Remember:

  • September 10 – PTA Meeting (Meet and Greet starts at 6:00 p.m., meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.)
  • September 17 – 5th & 6th grade Eisenhower Feeder Cross Country Event
  • September 18 – Half Day of School for Students

Run to Read

District 54 is hosting its annual Run to Read, which will be held on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at Dirksen Elementary School in Schaumburg. The day includes school mascot races at 7:30 a.m., 100-yard and 400-yard dashes for children at 8 a.m., a 5K run at 9 a.m. and a 1-mile family walk at 9:15 a.m. Although you can register at any time, even the morning of the race, you will save $5 and be guaranteed a t-shirt in the size you requested if you register by Friday August 30. The Run to Read is an awesome opportunity to promote healthy living by encouraging your children to exercise, or even better, by joining them on the walk or run. The event also supports our goal of collecting 1,000 children’s books for every classroom in District 54. To register, visit

Crisis Drill

As a school we practice a variety of emergency drills with our students.  Please read the District letter regarding these practices.

Crisis Plan and Drill Parent Letter – English

District 54 Education Foundation – Upcoming support opportunity 

Lou Malnati’s – September 18

The Foundation is partnering with Lou Malnati’s in Schaumburg to raise funds for students. Eat at or order from Lou Malnati’s Schaumburg or Lou Malnati’s Barrington Road on September 18, and 20 percent of total sales will be donated to the District 54 Education Foundation. You must bring in or mention the flyer at the time of your order; click here for the flyer.

Thank you to everyone who supported the District 54 Education Foundation at Septemberfest over Labor Day weekend by parking at Collins Elementary or purchasing food from our not-for-profit day partner, Riccardo’s!

Schaumburg Parent University – September 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 September. Please note that childcare is always available and interpreters are available upon request.

Understanding College and How to Plan Early: 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12

Learn how planning early can help you maximize your options for college. Harper College representatives will discuss the various types of colleges and degrees, how to make college affordable and what a college education will mean for your child. Presentation in English and Spanish. Adults only.

Fostering Healthy & Productive Parent-Child Communication:  5:30-7 p.m. on Sept. 30

This interactive seminar, led by Dr. Nirmeen Rajani, Clinical Psychologist at Psychology Center Schaumburg, will teach parents and children/adolescents effective parent-child communication strategies. Ages 10-17 and parents welcome.

These events will take place at the District 54 Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. Please register by visiting For more information, contact Meg Kwak at 847-357-2154 or