January 19, 2021


Since we have been back from winter break, we have seen some parents not following our dismissal procedures. We want to take a moment to review some key points. If you have someone else picking up your child please share these procedures with them.

-Be sure to have a paper with your child's last name displayed so staff can see the name

-Parents need to pull up as far as able to allow for a consistent flow of traffic

-We ask that you not go around or cut-off other cars in the parking lot

-Follow the directions of the staff members for the safety of our community

-If you are on school grounds please remember you must wear a mask

-Please do not park in the school lot during dismissal

-No dogs are allowed on school grounds


Recently, the district sent out information in regards to Valentine's Day. Unfortunately, we will not be able to have our traditional parties. We are also asking that students do not bring in any items to pass out to their classmates, including Valentines. We know that this is a disappointment to our students, but we ask for your understanding. We are hoping that next year at this time we will be able to enjoy some holiday festivities as we have before. Our staff is thinking of some fun, safe activities for our students to enjoy the Friday before Valentine's Day.


Our Virtual Bingo Night will be on 1/27 @ 7:00PM and we hope to see all of your faces! To ensure we have enough virtual spaces for the event, we are asking everyone who plans on attending that night to please fill out this quick survey. https://forms.gle/NaV9vniacX9wjnKp6

Also please visit this website and make sure to print out ONE Bingo card per player before the event so you are ready to play Bingo! https://letsplaybingo.io/generator

If you have any questions please reach out to michelle.banczak@yahoo.com


Have you ever considered working for School District 15? The hours are parent friendly, benefits are included, and most importantly, the work is rewarding. Marion Jordan School is seeking individuals to join our Special Education Program Assistant team. Special Education Program Assistants support teachers, students, and instruction throughout the school day. We are looking for energetic people willing to learn along with students on the Autism spectrum. Students in our self -contained program learn and communicate in unique and special ways. The requirements for the position can be found here. Applications can be submitted via our online system. Principal Jenny Grosch would be happy to discuss this opportunity in greater detail with you, feel free to contact her at 847-963-5505. Thanks for considering this opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you.
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