From the Principal

Welcome Sward Eagles!

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It’s the SWARD ABCs COUNTDOWN TO SUMMER!  A 26-day SPIRIT CELEBRATION calendar of events shows that TOMORROW, May 24th is PAJAMA DAY!  Please be sure that PJs are suitable for the weather conditions and that there is appropriate coverage provided by the PJs!

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FRIDAY, MAY 26th is FIELD DAY!  If you sent in a volunteer form, PLEASE SHOW UP on Friday at your assigned time.  Rain or Shine – we need all the parents who have generously agreed to help.  If you have any questions, you can email them to Mrs. Eklin at peklin@d123.org or Mrs. Bernardi at jbernardi@d123.org.  Thank you!!

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Are you interested in Summer School for your child?  “Mornings at the Middle School” offers a wide selection of classes that are interesting, fun and educational.  More information can be found at d123.org/summer.

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On Thursday, May 25th, students will participate in the second presentation on Erin’s Law (federal mandate) during their PE classes in the morning.  Mrs. Hernandez, our school Social Worker, will be leading this brief but important session.  If parents have any questions about this program, please contact Mrs. Gloodt.

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Mark your calendars!  The 2017 District 123 Ed Foundation Golf Outing will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

To register for the event and for more information, please click the registration link below:

 

Golf Outing

Deadline to register is Friday, June 2, 2017.

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Don’t miss your chance to win an LG 55” Ultra HD Smart TV! We are selling raffle tickets for $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. Proceeds will benefit the D123 Ed Foundation. The drawing will be held on

June 15, 2017. Winner need not be present. Stop by the Sward office to purchase your tickets!

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THE YEARBOOKS ARE HERE!!

Students who pre-ordered yearbooks have received their copy today.  Each book ordered and paid for has a white label on the back cover with the student’s name printed on it.  Students have been told that this label must remain on the book; it is our way of knowing which book belongs to whom in case of loss or theft.  PLEASE look through your child’s book carefully for any printing defects!  Books with printing defects must be returned to Mrs. Gloodt before the end of the day on May 24th.  (Books with printing defects must not have any writing on or in them.)  Students will be allowed time in school for obtaining autographs beginning June 6th.  There are a limited number of books for sale beginning May 25th in the school office at 8:15 a.m.; $16.00 cash only.Many thanks to our Yearbook staff of teachers for putting together a great memory book!

Many thanks to our Yearbook staff of teachers for putting together a great memory book!

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Here is an update on the End-of-the–Year Events:

  • 5/26…..Field Day
  • 5/29…..Memorial Day….no school
  • 5/31…..Oak Lawn Public Library Summer Reading program presentations
  • 6/1….Service Clubs reward field trip!
  • 6/2…KDG field trip
  • 6/5…G4 Poetry in the Park
  • 6/7…5th-grade picnic starts at 10 am & recognition assembly at 2:00 pm (5th grade only)
  • 6/8….LAST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR for students! HALF-day of attendance –            student dismissal at 11:30 (no lunches served)

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The school will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

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Returning Student Registration:  Please make sure to login to Skyward Family Access and complete online registration process. To ensure your discount on school fees for next year, make sure to complete this process by May 31, 2017!  Returning Student Registration: http://d123.org/enroll

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Are you moving this summer?  Let us know and we can begin to prepare the transfer papers for you!

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