The Fairview Connection

January 15, 2021

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MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL OPHUS

Dear Fairview Families,


It has been ten months since the last day we’ve had students on a larger scale in the building, and we cannot wait to see many of our students walk through our doors once again on Tuesday! There are several details related to this upcoming change that impact BOTH hybrid and remote learners that are outlined below. It is incredibly important for you as parents and guardians to read through these materials so that you are ready for next week. Please read the list below and contact us with questions as needed.


  • For hybrid learners, if you haven’t done so already, please watch this instructional video with your child so that you all know what to expect starting Tuesday.

  • Included in last week’s newsletter is a copy of the schedule we will use starting Tuesday along with other important information about next week. The schedule is changing for BOTH hybrid and remote learners. Please read last week’s newsletter if you haven’t already done so.

  • Information went out from the district yesterday about a required pre-screening using the Raptor online system that all families who are attending in person must fill out each day. Please plan to fill this out no later than 7:30 a.m. (AM hybrid assignments) or 12:00 p.m. (PM hybrid assignments). This email will go to all families. Remote families will have the option to unsubscribe and are not required to fill it out.

  • In order to stay safe at school, students are required to wear their masks properly at school (covering both the mouth and nose). Please emphasize this with your children. Should students not follow this expectation, we will provide further individualized instruction about how to wear masks properly and will work with you to ensure we are keeping each other safe. Similar to the expectations we set related to respect, responsibility and safety in a typical school year, it will be an enforced expectation that all staff and students are wearing their masks properly and following all of our other safety protocols.

  • Be on the lookout for an email from your child’s teacher between today and Monday. All teachers will be emailing parents with information related to student schedules, school supplies, necessary Zoom links, and, of course, a warm welcome!

  • Speaking of supplies, all students attending in person should plan to bring their Chromebooks as well as their reading, writing and math supplies with them to school. The Chromebook will come to and from school every day. Students will be given a chromebook case on Tuesday to help protect it as it regularly travels to and from school. Curricular supplies for reading, writing and math will be kept at school unless something is needed for independent work during the remote portion of a student’s school day.

  • Please continue to call in absences using the attendance line. If a student is required to quarantine for any reason, we will work individually with you about how your child will continue to access their classroom assuming they are well enough to do so.


Thank you for reading through this important information. As always, if you have any follow up questions, please let us know! Have a wonderful extended weekend, and we look forward to the week ahead!


Sincerely,


Dan Ophus

Fairview Principal


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FAIRVIEW FALCON AWARD WINNERS



WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THIS WEEK'S FALCON AWARD WINNERS:


Lily S. - Mrs. Travis
Kayla B. - Mrs. Kowski
Olivia F. - Mrs. Hermanson
Austin M. - Mr. Costello

Austin F. - Mrs. Michalski


CONGRATULATIONS!

ARE YOU CELEBRATING YOUR BIRTHDAY THIS MONTH?

Fairview's PTO would like to help you celebrate by delivering a birthday book to your house. Please click on the birthday cake to fill out the form and choose the book you would like.


PLEASE NOTE: If your student will be attending school in person you can opt to have their birthday book delivered to their classroom.


HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU FROM FAIRVIEW'S PTO!!!

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION


A simple way to help fund special Fairview programs is by clipping Box Tops. For the 2019-2020 school year, we raised $948! Help us reach our goal of $1000 by downloading the Box Top App. Click on the Box Tops logo to learn how to get the app and for additional information.


Questions? Please contact:

Gina Sammartino
Gina.sammartino@gmail.com

LET US KNOW


Please contact Fairview School’s office if your home/cell phone number, emergency contact numbers, or email address have changed.


If you have moved, please immediately contact the front office so we can update your student's records.


Chris Trezise - ctrezise@d57.org

Carolyn Young - cyoung@57.org

Westbrook Kindergarten Enrollment for 2021-2022


Online pre-enrollment for kindergarten started on January 4, 2021. Click on the bee for more information.

DONATE TO DISTRICT 57 FAMILIES IN NEED

COVID-19 has presented many unique hardships and challenges for some of our family members, friends and neighbors. Some parents have asked if it’s possible to make a financial donation to help support District 57 families who are currently in need. The District has set up a system to facilitate this for anyone who is interested. We will distribute the collected funds to families, based on formal requests that are made. If you would like to donate, simply go to this link and follow these steps:


  • Click on “Make a one-time payment.”
  • Fill in your student’s name, school and grade.
  • Click “COVID-19 Donation to District 57 Families.”
  • Fill in your information and donation amount, then proceed to the payment section.


Thank you so much, in advance, for your kindness and generosity.


Those who are in need of support can fill out this online form. Names will only be seen by select district personnel who are distributing the funds.


Thank you,


Adam Parisi, Ed.S.

Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations/CSBO and Treasurer

Mount Prospect School District 57

847-394-7300 x1003

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER?

Click on the graphic for more information from the Illinois State Board of Education.
OPPORTUNITIES PAGE

The District 57 Administration Office is pleased to present this information about upcoming events and news from local organizations that serve our community’s children.

CONTACT US

Dan Ophus, Principal

Una Durkan, Assistant Principal


Office: 847-394-7320/Fax: 847-394-7328