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ONE WEEK AND COUNTING, PUMAS!
We are so excited to see everyone! Enjoy the last few days of summer as you get ready to come back to school.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
8/16 – MEET & GREET for all families! 2-4pm Please come and meet your new teacher, drop off school supplies and socialize! (Enter through the North Doors)
8/16 – PTO Uniform Pickup 10am-3pm (Gym)
8/17 – FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL – 1pm DISMISSAL – NO EXTENDED DAY (This will be an indoor classroom dismissal, you may also drop off school supplies and meet the teacher if you are unable to make the Tuesday Meet & Greet)
8/18 – regular 3:30pm dismissal (outdoor, weather permitting) – NO EXTENDED DAY
8/19 – regular 3:30pm dismissal (outdoor, weather permitting) – NO EXTENDED DAY
8/22 – First Day of Extended Day (M/T/TH/F 3:30-6pm and W 1-6pm)
9/1 – Open House 5:30-7:30pm
**We are still hoping to have a new family mixer. As soon as we decide a date and time, we will send out more information, however it might be after the start of school. Thanks for your patience.**
All registration payment plans and late fees are due the first day of school. Please contact Ms. Cotrone if you have any questions.
Uniform orders were due two weeks ago. If you have not placed an order for uniforms, please complete ASAP. Your student will receive their uniforms as close to the start of school as possible. Please contact the office for information about what is acceptable to wear while you wait for your uniforms.
Please review our Resources page for frequent updates:
Some quick links that may be helpful:
Uniform Cheat Sheet
Updated 2016-2017 School Calendar 5.23.16-2
School Supply Lists
Extended Day will begin on Monday, August 22.
Payment for August is due August 1.
The prorated rates are:
Full Week (1 student): $85.00
Full Week (family): $135.00
Wednesday only (1 student): $25.00
Wednesday only (Family): $35.00
2016-17 Extended Day Application
Extended Day Terms and Conditions
Extended Day Discounted Months
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact email@example.com.
Family Income Forms
This form is directly tied to our federal assistance monies. It is imperative we get one form for every family, and it is filled out completely. Please print and fill out BOTH sides. You can return the form via scan/email to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 773.433.5009, drop it off in the office or through the mail slot by the main entrance doors.
NEW! Dismissal Authorization Sheets – Please make sure you have completed a sign out sheet for every child. This should be given to the teacher at Meet & Greet or on the first day of school so that teachers know who may pick students up from school. Ms. Santiago will also keep copies at her desk and you can update any information with her throughout the year. Dismissal Authorization
Summer Learning Program / CPL Summer Reading Challenge
We are encouraging all Puma students to participate in Rahm’s Readers program found here:http://www.chipublib.org/news/explore-on-the-go-with-rahms-readers-this-summer/
Please also check out our FACEBOOK PAGE for any Donor’s Choose projects!
FAMILY WELLNESS AND BACK TO SCHOOL FAIR
It will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Avondale Logandale School, 3212 W. George Street, corner of Kedzie and George. Free school bags and supplies, physicals, immunizations, dental screenings and other health and wellness services.
Join other CICS Irving Park Families at Wrigley Field for the Chicago Cubs game on Monday September 19th at 7:05pm against the Cincinnati Reds. Tickets are in the Terrace Reserve Outfield. Students must be accompanied by a responsible adult. The cost is $18 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased on line through the Puma Online Store.
Please reach out to Ms. Cotrone or Ms. Santiago with any questions.