Learning Coach Update

Chicago Virtual Charter School

March 18, 2016

Blackstar Parent University Workshop-NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR THIS YEAR

CVCS is excited to bring the Blackstar Parent University to the CVCS this year to provide workshops for families throughout the year. On FRIDAY, March 25th at CVCS from 10 AM-11 AM. The topic will be Helping You and Your Children Improve in Mathematics and Science. Funds for this activity were funded by NCLB Title 1. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, March 25th-Regular School Attendance Day

CVCS will be in session on Friday, March 25th. We will not observe the CPS furlough day. Students will be required to have to minimum of 25 hours of attendance for the week.

PARCC Assessment

PARCC is the Illinois State Assessment given to students enrolled in public and charter schools.


When: March 28th to April 8th

Where: At CVCS

Time: Three consecutive days

4th, 6th, 8th grades: March 28th, March 29th, and March 30th

3rd, 5th, 7th grades: March 31st, April 4th, and April 5th

High School: April 4th, April 5th, April 6th

Morning Session: Students arrive 8 AM, dismissal NOON

Afternoon Session: Students arrive NOON, dismissal 4 PM

FREE Eye Exam and FREE Glasses if needed

CVCS has an opportunity to participate in the CPS Mobile Vision Program. On Friday, April 29th. Please stop in the main office to complete the form and submit it to Ms. Tucker's mailbox by April 15th to secure an appointment. Once forms are collected, Ms. Tucker will contact you with the time to arrive on April 29th for your appointment. We must have 25 or more participants sign-up for this event for it to take place.

FREE Dental Exam

On Friday, April 8th the CPS Dental Program will be a CVCS to provide FREE Dental Exams for our students. Please complete the form in the main office to sign-up. All forms must be turned in by April 1st. Ms. Tucker will let families now their scheduled appointment time on Monday, April 4th via kmail.

Spring Break

The CVCS students will have Spring Break the week of April 18th. For more information about the CVCS calendar please click on the following link http://cvcs.k12start.com/calendar.

Box Tops Update

Hello Students and Learning Coaches,

Thank you for your participation in collecting Box Tops. We have begun the second contest for this school year. Bring in your Box Tops or Labels for Education to your teacher in a bag that is labeled with the teacher's name and grade. If they are not labeled properly, they will be evenly distributed to all the classes.

We will collect until May 27th, 2016 and have another celebration for the winning class.