February 24, 2022
Message from Principal Haugens
We want to thank parents for helping to ensure a successful and safe arrival for our students. We have seen an improvement in our procedures and thank everyone for doing their part. We ask that parents drop off students between 8:25 am - 8:35 pm. This will ensure students are in the classroom when the 8:40 am bell rings.
The end of the second trimester is Friday, March 4, 2022. Report Cards will be emailed to parents on Friday, March 18, 2022. A hard copy of report cards will not be sent home for the second trimester.
Student grouping and placement for the 2022-2023 school year takes place in May. Please click on the following link if you would like to provide information to help in the placement process. This request form is due back to Mr. Haugens by Friday, April 8th. The google form and a hard copy can be found below. If you have questions about this form, please phone Mr. Patrick Haugens at 630-894-9200.
Students will get to enjoy a four day weekend from Friday, March 4th - Monday, March 7th. There is a teacher institute on March 4th and there is no school on Monday in honor of Casimir Pulaski.
Have you filled out a 5Essential Survey yet? We need 20% of parents to complete the 5Essential Survey in order for DuJardin to receive feedback. The survey asks questions about students' experiences, attitudes, and activities in school. We ask that parents take some time to complete the survey at the following link: https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/. Fourth and Fifth grade students will take the 5 Essentials survey on Thursday, March 3, 2022.
DuJardin Elementary School
Bloomingdale School District 13
Student Placement Information
This request form is due back to Mr. Haugens by Friday, April 8th. Although a request form is not required, parent input about a child’s academic experiences can provide valuable insight to this process. Please remember that considerations for placing students in classes include but are not limited to class size, gender ratio, academic levels, student learning styles, specific student needs, diversity, and student peer relations. It is not recommended that a parent request a specific teacher due to the fact that requests are difficult to satisfy and teaching assignments can change from school year to school year. If you have questions about this form, please phone Mr. Patrick Haugens at 630-894-9200.
New Student Registration Open Now
New Student Registration(includes new students to the district and Kindergarten students) for the 2022-2023 school year has now opened. Please fill out the New Student Enrollment form to register your child for the 2022-2023 school year and provide all the necessary documentation. New Student Enrollment Page
Returning student registration will open in late March 2022, more information will be provided in the journal when available.
Friday, February 25th: Spirit Day
Tuesday, March 1st: PTO Hot Lunch
Wednesday, March 2nd: PTO Hot Lunch
Thursday, March 3rd: PTO Hot Lunch & 5th Grade Band 3:30pm
Friday, March 4th: Institute Day-NO SCHOOL & End of 2nd Trimester
HOT LUNCH NEWS!
It's the last week of the month. Get your March orders in now! Deadline for Tuesday lunch is today! We have added new items too, cheeseburgers on Tuesday, pizza on Wednesday, and beef sandwiches on Thursday.
IMPORTANT NOTES: If your child is absent on a Buona lunch day, you can still get your lunch. Please call the office to let them know that you will be picking up your child’s lunch. The lunch volunteers will leave your child’s lunch in the school office and lunch needs to be picked up between 11:55-12:30. You can also cancel lunches ahead of time by clicking on the lunch in the calendar and hitting “cancel”. If you can’t remember if you have scheduled your child’s lunch or not, there is a history option to see the orders you have placed. If you have any questions, let us know at: djpto13@Āmail.com
ORDERING DEADLINES REMINDER: The deadline for Tuesday lunch is Friday, Wednesday lunch is Saturday and the deadline for Thursday is Sunday. Learn more here: https://www.sd13.org/PTO.aspx.
PLEASE DO NOT DELETE YOUR STUDENT: From the Buona Lunch ordering system.
You will be unable to make changes to existing orders and your order history will not
be viewable if your student is deleted.
Hot Lunch Volunteers: We are in need of Hot Lunch volunteers! We cannot run this program without parent volunteer support. It’s only an hour and not an every week commitment. Sign up on the days that work for you here: Hot lunch sign up.
Run, Walk & Roll Fundraiser
Join Marklund this spring as we return in-person (and virtual!) Marklund's 5th Annual Run, Walk and Roll 5K/1 Mile is scheduled for April 24, 2022 at 8:30am. Your participation and/or fundraising supports the care of the residents and students we serve at Marklund.
More information and to register please visit: www.marklund.org/5kbloomingdale
SEL @ DuJardin
FirstView: The Bloomingdale School District is excited to inform you that the District will be launching FirstView®, a bus tracking and parent communication app for your smartphone or desktop on Thursday, February 10, 2022. FirstView® is being made available to parents through our continued partnership with our transportation provider, First Student. The FirstView® app, located at www.firstviewapp.com or in the Google Play App Store or Apple iOS App Store, allows parents to track their child’s bus live in real time. Parents will be able to follow a map screen that shows the location and direction of their child’s bus, the bus stop schedule for the current day and timestamps for school arrivals and departures. Parents will know when the bus arrives or departs from school. Using GPS, the app is designed to provide parents with a better guideline for bus location and its estimated time of arrival at bus stops. Students should still be at their assigned bus stop 7 minutes prior to the estimated or scheduled arrival time. Among its many great features, the app allows parents to customize alerts and email notifications to alert them when their child’s bus is at a chosen distance or number of minutes away from their stop. Also, parents can track the buses for all of their children using individual color coding for each child, so every selected stop will appear on the map on their phone or computer simultaneously for easy viewing. This is a great feature for grandparents and other student caregivers.
Our District Technology Department has worked closely with First Student over the past month to ensure additional security measures are in place to safeguard student information when parents use the FirstView® app, which requires a your child's Student ID and an unique Security Code. The security measures are designed so only you can view your student’s bus stop and information specific to your child.
Please watch for a message next week that will contain the necessary information to set-up this application. In addition, there will be resources located on the District Webpage within the Business Office's department page.
Send a note to school or email your students teacher and office if....
He / She is walking home or being picked up instead of taking the bus
He / She is being picked up by someone other than who is on the pick up list
He / She is going to kids place instead of taking the bus or vice versa
He / She is leaving school early
As always if your child will be absent please call the office.
Office Staff Contact Information:
Marisol Strejc- firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Hosty- email@example.com
Nurse's Office Contact Information:
Laura Mills- firstname.lastname@example.org
Want a fun way to say “Happy Birthday” to your child or a staff member?
How about having your birthday wishes on the DuJardin school digital sign!
How: Print out this form, complete the correct information below and return it to DuJardin by the 20th of the month before their birthday month. (For example, a November birthday should return the form by October 20th)
Cost: a suggested $5 minimum donation to the DuJardin PTO
Why: Your child or staff member will be surprised and excited to see her/his birthday announced for one week in lights during their birthday month!
The Bloomingdale School District has a Virtual Backpack that is filled with flyers and information from various organizations located throughout Bloomingdale. Please click on the backpack if you are interested in activities or information from outside organizations. Virtual Backpack