Hannum Happenings Parent Edition

May 24, 2022

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Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, May 25 (day 3): Growth Parade. 2:00

Thursday May 26 (day 4): K Picnic. 1:30

Friday May 27 (day 5): 5th Grade Recognition Picnic. afternoon

Monday May 30 (day 1): No School...Memorial Day

Tuesday May 31 (day 2): 8th Grade Graduation Walks. 1:30

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From Mrs Malloy our Nurse

Please pick up unused medication. The school is not able to store medication over the summer. Please pick up your child’s medication on or before Thursday, June 2nd. If the school does not receive communication from you by the above date, the medication will be discarded.


New Medication Authorization forms must be completed each school year in order for your child to have medication in school (attached). Please have these forms completed and bring/send these completed forms to school with your child’s medication by the first day of student attendance.


The forms can be completed any date after the current school year ends.

Please call the school nurse, Maureen Malloy, RN 708-952-7897 or email mmalloy@d123.org if you have any questions. Thank you for your cooperation.

4th and 5th Grade Dismissal

Even though this has been a wet and rather chilly spring, it is time for our 4th and 5th grade students to meet younger siblings at their doors from the outside. Your older students should not be going through the school to be dismissed with their younger siblings. We have been running into issues at dismissal, with our older students playing around in the hallways. Our teachers have enough on their minds getting K-2 students out the door and with their correct guardian. 4th and 5th grade students will now be dismissed by their classroom teacher at the door on 99th Street and will walk to the younger siblings exit door by going around the building. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Join us for our Growth Parade!

Students are working on posters either at home or at school to share what they are proud of this year! We have learned so much this school year and with everything our students have been through the past couple of years, it is time to CELEBRATE! We will have our 1st Annual Growth Parade around Hannum School! Parents are more than welcome to come. It starts at 2:00 on May 25th. There is rain in the forecast, but possibly by 2:00 it will have moved on. If it rains, then the students will parade around the gym with parents in the middle.

5th Grade Parents

The 5th Grade medical requirement forms were sent home recently. Please be sure to look for them and have them completed as soon as possible. You may return the forms to Hannum as long as they are completed before the school year ends. Please contact Mrs Malloy if you do not receive them. Her extension is 7897

End of Year Dates

5/25: Growth Parade

5/26: K picnic 1:30

5/27: 5th Grade Recognition Picnic....afternoon

6/1: Field Day K-5. K-2 am. 3-5 pm

6/2: Grades 3-5 Awards Day. 9:00-10:30

1st Grade Picnic. 10:30am, 2nd Grade 9:30am, 3rd Grade 12:00, 4th Grade 12:00

Kindergarten Celebration 2:15

6/3: Grades 1 and 2 Awards 9:00-10:00

Last Day of School. 11:30 dismissal

D123 Summer School Registration is going on NOW!

The D123 Summer School program is accepting registrations beginning today! Brochures were sent home yesterday regarding the offerings this year. If you can't find it, please click on the link below that will take you to the web page that includes the brochure AND the registration link. Summer School is Monday through Thursday and begins the week of June 20. Summer School meets for 16 sessions. Some classes are already full, so make sure you register as soon as possible!! Summer School will take place at Covington and Hometown School this summer.
D123 Summer School Information

Click here to view the brochure and sign up for programs.

Drop Off and Pick Up Reminders

K/1 Doors: Please do not block the driveway...especially at pick up. Please do not park in the driveway leading into the St Germaine parking lot. You must park in an actual spot.


2/3 Doors: Please be patient and wait in line when dropping off your students. Do not cut in front of another car so you can drop your child off.


4/5 Doors: Please do not pull up going Eastbound on 99th Street and walk your children across this very busy street. Pull up far enough if you want to watch your child until they get in the building. If you don't you will block everyone else trying to drop off their kids.

D123 Pre-School and Kindergarten Registration NOW OPEN!

Now is the time to register any children who will be old enough for preschool or Kindergarten!! Please click on the links below for more information as the requirements are different depending on the program you are interested in.
Kindergarten 2022-2023

Please click here for everything you need to know about enrolling your child in D123 Kindergarten programs

Pre School 2022-2023

Please click here for everything you need to know about enrolling your child in D123 Preschool programs.

CoVid Updates


*Masking is now STRONGLY RECOMMENDED but not required for all students, staff and parents.


*Positive cases will still need to quarantine for 5 days. After 5 days they may return but will need to be masked for an additional 5 days.

SHIELD Illinois

Our last day of SHIELD testing for the year will be next Tuesday May 24th

SHIELD Parent Portal

Follow these directions so you can get your child's results when they are ready.

Hannum Traffic Map

Please note the drop off locations and where you are allowed to park and get out of your car.

2020-2021 Hannum Yearbook

Did you know you can STILL order a 2020-2021 Hannum School Yearbook through August 15? Click on this link to order

News from your Hannum PTA

News from your Hannum PTA

Upcoming Dates:

5/27: 5th Grade Recognition

6/1: Field Day

A big thank you to everyone for making the Spring book fair a huge success. Special thanks to Shareen Garcia, Amanda Stone, Adrianne Earley, Aileene Barkhoff, Carolena Garcia (OLCHS), Niko Garcia (OLHMS), Katie Earley (OLHMS), Natalie Fabish and Lauren Evitt.

We brought in $5585 surpassing the goal of $3500. It wouldn’t have been possible without all the wonderful shoppers that support our school. We couldn’t have done it without you. THANK YOU!

For those that had money left on E-wallet, you can use it online or save it for the Fall Book fair.



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Staff Member Spotlight

Our Staff Spotlight this week is very special because we are spotlighting our retirees, Ms. Giovanazzi and Ms. Glass. They will be missed at Hannum. We wish them the best!