Ridge Circle Family Newsletter
October 7, 2022
RC is Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Sept 15 to Oct 15
RC celebrated School Custodian Day! Thank you, Mr. Tillis and Mr. DeKnight
LAS Links Assessment
Dear Ridge Circle Parents,
Halloween is Monday, October 31. In the morning, we hold our classes as normal. Students may bring costumes to school in the backpack or a bag. We will put them on in the afternoon. To help us with costumes, please send items that your child can put on and take off by themselves inside the classroom. Please note: weapons, blood, gore, masks, makeup or clown attire will not be allowed with your child’s costume. Our annual Halloween parade will start at 1:30 pm (outside weather permitting). Parents are welcome to come and see our parade outside in the turn-around from 1:30-1:45 PM. We look forward to fun fall activities/crafts/curriculum after the parade. Food is not permitted.
Visitors to Ridge Circle
- All visitors to Ridge Circle (during school hours) must have an appointment scheduled. Please call or email us to set up an appointment. Appointment enter RC at door 1.
- Parents picking up a child during the school day is required to provide a valid ID. We check your ID to be sure you have permission to pick up the child.
Thank you for helping to keep our building safe.
Nurse notes for kindergarten parents
Morning Drop Off / Afternoon Pick Up
Drop off begins at 8:15am. (There is no supervision prior to 8:15am)
Before School Line Up Locations
Grade Kindergarten, 1st , 2nd by door 6 and 7 and enter door 5
Grade 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th on the basketball courts and enter door 4
**Bus Riders will line up by Door 1.
After School Pick Up
Students will exit the door they enter.
Our teachers need your child's pick up information. Please share with them whether your child is a parent pick up, walker, turnabout pick up, Boys & Girls club or older sibling picking up.
If you are driving your child to or from school, you must use the turnabout on Streamwood Boulevard. Drivers must stay in their cars. Staff will escort your child to their line up location. There is no parking in the turnabout.
Reminder--The staff parking lot is for staff. No parent parking or drop off is allowed.
We encourage all our parents to walk their child to school on the first days to see the traffic and better understand how drop off and pick up work.
** In order for our process to work, it takes patience. **
Food for reward or celebrations...
As a District, we encourage students to make good choices around healthy eating and physical activity to promote positive outcomes. With the holidays around the corner, U-46 will continue this practice by promoting holiday celebrations with non-food items. To stay aligned with the USDA's Smart Snacks requirements, food-related celebrations or distribution of snacks to students to eat in the classroom during the school day will not be allowed. The USDA-defined school day hours are from midnight to 30 minutes after the end of the school day.
Run for U-46
Parents Please Save the Date: October 13th
African American Advisory Council
On Thursday, October 13th, we will host our 2nd African American Advisory Council meeting. During this 2nd meeting, families will receive an update on our U-46 Rising work led by Mrs. Majstorovic. Also, for the very first time, we are launching One Book, One Community. The text we will use for our book study is entitled, Fugitive Pedagogy. You can read more about the book by clicking here.
Register in advance for this Zoom meeting by clicking the below button!
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you next week.
Teresa A. Lance, Ed.D
Assistant Superintendent of Equity and Innovation
Click the above button to register for the Oct 13th AAAC meeting 6pm-7:30pm via Zoom!