Caruso Connect - September 15th

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Caruso Middle School is an inclusive and vibrant community where Blue Jays

take ownership of their social-emotional and academic growth by supporting,

challenging, and celebrating self and others.

Good Evening Blue Jay Families:

We continue to have amazing weeks where our Blue Jays are showing amazing levels of grit. MAP testing occurred this week, and it was great to see such effort and focus. We look forward athletics and clubs up and running to show our Blue Jay spirit!

Tim, Alli, Marcia & the Caruso Staff

Tim Brodeur - Principal -

Alli Waller - Associate Principal -

Marcia Klita - Coordinator of Student Support -

Upcoming Events

September 20th - Camp Duncan 6th Grade

September 25th - No School

October 9th - No School

Coffee With Caruso

Join us for coffee w/ Caruso; a way for the adults in our students' lives to build stronger connections with us at Caruso. Space is limited to 25 people per event, please RSVP by calling the Caruso Main Office at 847-945-8430. Thanks to the PTO for Sponsoring Coffee.

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New Information

Blue Jays of the Week

Bus Passes

Attention families of bus riders: bus passes are still being assembled and distributed across the district. We will let you know the date that drivers will begin checking for these. If you have any questions or issues, please contact

Health Forms are DUE!

30-Day Reminder To Turn In Health Forms!

It is very important that we have the most up to date health information for your child.

PHYSICALS: All new students, Early Learners, kindergarteners, and 6th graders must have an updated health form on file by October 15th or they will be excluded from school.

EYE EXAMS: Kindergarteners and new students must have an updated eye exam on file by October 15th or they will be excluded from school.

DENTAL EXAM: All new students, kindergarteners, 2nd graders, and 6th graders must have an updated dental exam on file by May 15th of this school year.


Job Opportunity

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Repeated Information

Lake County STEM for Girls Conference

(Communicated 9/8/23)

We are excited to share that the Lake County STEM for Girls Conference is back! The conference hosts women from various STEM fields who work with the attending students by engaging in hands-on activities with real-world applications. Each session is interactive and inspiring! Girls in grades 6th-8th are invited to attend.

We have a STEM fair (with lots of goodies) and also invite parents/guardians to attend adult sessions to learn more about saving for college, how to support students in high school academic paths, and mindfulness. We have a fantastic keynote and an enthusiastic closing for both students and parents!

This year the conference is being held at Vernon Hills High School on November 4th, 2023. Registration is open! If you have any questions, please contact


(Communicated 9/8/23)

The DHS Athletic Booster Club’s FUTURE WARRIOR FAST PASS is for middle

school & elementary school students ONLY. This pass is good for admission to all Deerfield High School regular season home football games, all regular season girls and boys basketball games and all regular season home wrestling matches for the 2023-2024 school year. The cost is $10.00 per child.

Order online at and a digital download fast pass will be

emailed to you after purchase. Please include your child’s name and school in the

notes to seller during checkout.

Order Your Yearbook Now

(Communicated 8/25/23)

Our online yearbook offer is live and yearbooks can be purchased HERE or by phone at 1-877-767-5217.

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Camp Duncan - 6th Grade Only

(Communicated 8/25/23)

The plans for outdoor education at Camp Duncan in Ingleside, IL have been finalized. Camp Duncan provides our students with a wonderful opportunity to engage in exciting activities that support team building, science and many outdoor experiences. This is an exciting day for our sixth graders. It is also a long day, as we will return to school at approximately 5:00 pm. All students must ride the bus in both directions, and may not be picked up early from camp. Our staff and students will be participating in team-building activities throughout the camp, and we have a fun day planned. Camp Duncan will provide lunch for our students. Lunch will consist of pizza and salad bar. In the next few week you will receive a packet of information that will guide you through preparation for this very special event. Please read through the information carefully. The signed permission slip should be returned to your child’s 1st period teacher on or before Friday, September 8th.

DPN: Deerfield Parent Network

(Communicated 8/25/23)

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Spirit Days

Please encourage your students to dress up in our Spirit Days!
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Caruso Bell Schedules

PTO Info