Polaris Express

May 22, 2020

Class of 2020

In honor of our Class of 2020, we will have our stadium lights on for 20 minutes at 8 pm on Friday, May 15 and 22. While the campus remains closed, you may view the stadium from Red Gate Road. Congratulations and best of luck to the Class of 2020!

Yearbook - Senior Recognition

If you are interested in purchasing a senior recognition in the yearbook, please find the link here. This is an opportunity only available to seniors each year, and families often use this to share another senior photo or a favorite childhood photo with a message of congratulations or best wishes for the future. Senior recognitions are due by Friday, May 22nd.

If you have any questions about the Yearbook or Yearbook purchases, please contact the advisor, Ms. Lindsay Boynton, at Lindsay.Boynton@d303.org.

News from the Nurses' Office

Retrieving your child's medications/supplies from the Nurses' Office. Due to COVID-19 social distancing and the personal protection recommendations, the nurses will follow the following process when you/your child retrieves their medication. Students may pick up any medications except controlled substances, which must be picked up by a parent/adult or discarded. Graduates will be considered adults.

  • Parents/students will not be allowed in the building per District directives.

  • Drive up to the building in the bus lane:

    • May 26 (Tuesday) - 8am - 12 PM

    • May 27 (Wednesday) - 12pm - 4 PM

  • When you arrive, call the nurses’ office (331.228.4404)

  • Students/parents will need to show an ID to verify their identity. Identification can be viewed through the window during pickup.

  • A Nurse will bring the medication out to your car and place it in the car via the passenger window/trunk to avoid hand to hand contact.

  • North High School nurses will be wearing recommended personal protective equipment consisting of gloves and face masks.

Medications not picked up by 4 PM on Wednesday, May 27, will be discarded. If you prefer that medication be discarded please email us at: nhs-nurses@d303.org

Thank you for following this building directive. Stay healthy and have a wonderful summer!

Nurses at North - Amy Boynton, Christine Hitt, Francie Lightfine & Daneen Sash

Assistant Principal - David Norman

PTO News

A great big shout-out of THANKS to Leah Lee for coordinating Graduation Sign delivery! It is a huge time commitment to do this. Her dedication was greatly appreciated, and we couldn’t have done it without our 29 volunteers who helped deliver the signs. Thank you to all of you for helping us celebrate the Class of 2020!

District 303 Information

The uncertainty surrounding young adults during this health crisis has led to increased fears and anxiety. The attached resource supports developing an understanding of what anxiety is AND what can be done to manage it. If your student is challenged by anxiety or you have noticed an increase in anxious behaviors, Dr. Green's self-paced and selected course may be beneficial. If you have any questions on the information provided or are seeking additional support for yourself or child, please contact Patti Palagi, Director Instructional Interventions at patti.palagi@d303.org or 331-228-6457.

Returning Student Registration

Please click on the link to register your returning student(s) for the 2020-2021 school year.


As we move into the summer months, District 303 is extending our grab and go meal service at each of our 6 locations. As part of this communication, you will find an updated schedule of days when meals will be available for any student in the district who needs them.

From now until May 29, we will operate on the same schedule that we have used throughout the spring. However, we will not be serving meals on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Beginning on June 1, we will operate on Mondays and Thursdays only. Students will receive three meals on Mondays and two meals on Thursdays. Please refer to the list below for specific locations and times of service.

Thompson Middle School, 705 W. Main Street

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Monday and Thursday

Anderson Elementary School, 35W071 Villa Marie Rd.

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Monday and Thursday

Wasco Elementary School, 4N782 School Street, Wasco

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. - Monday and Thursday

A District 303 bus will deliver meals to the front of the school.

Cumberland Green Cooperative (1798 Cumberland Green-Office Lot near court #1)

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Monday and Thursday

A District bus will deliver meals to the office parking lot at 1798 Cumberland.

Prairie Point Apartments, 1820 Wessel Court

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.- Monday and Thursday

A District 303 bus will deliver meals to the park facing the road at the front entrance (Entrance nearest to Randall Road).

The Crossings, 1690 Covington

10:40 - 11:10 a.m. - Monday and Thursday.

A District 303 bus will deliver meals to the area near the clubhouse.

St. Charles Place, 15th Street and Indiana

11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Monday and Thursday

A District 303 bus will deliver meals to an area in front of the apartment complex.

As we progress through the summer, we will send families additional information and reminders about the district’s meal service program. Please click here for more community meal resources.

We have compiled links to additional resources both at the national and state levels that will provide you with the most up to date information available.

Dig Deeper! Read, Investigate, and Discover with the St. Charles Public Library

Summer Reading is almost here! The St. Charles Public Library District invites children to read a little bit every day to keep up their reading skills outside of the school year. They can pick up a book in any format, print or digital, and they can read or be read to. If a child reads 20 minutes each weekday for the ten weeks of the program, he or she will reach 1000 minutes by August 2!

Starting May 26, visit our website or scpld.readsquared.com to sign up and start logging minutes online. Kids receive a virtual badge for every 100 minutes logged! Complete an online mission each week and earn additional minutes.

At 1000 minutes, kids are eligible for a book prize and an entry in our Grand Prize Drawing. There will be five gift baskets in the drawing- each focused on a different area: Reading, Science, Art, Video Games, and Legos.

Additionally, we are excited to announce that the St. Charles Public Library will be offering library cards to all District 303 students! Every student who attends a District 303 school will be eligible to get their own library card. Parents will opt-in for a student card when they do online registration. Please note that only students will be able to get a library card. Parents, or other family members who do not attend school are ineligible to receive a card.

A library card will give you access to all our ebooks and eresources while our public space is closed. You can access all the information on what we have available at scpld.org/ebooks.

We are so excited to offer this invaluable resource to our students in District 303. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Stulgate, 630-549-8971.

Dig Deeper! Summer Reading 2020
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