The Harper Chemistry Club visited so show our 2nd graders some cool STEM activities
Ethan and Jaxon getting into some science!
Cardio drums in Ms. Van Eck's class
March 6 - Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) begins for grades 3-5
March 9 - PTC Meeting 7:00 PM
March 10 - Report cards shared electronically
March 12 - Daylight Saving Time Starts
March 13 - Registration opens for the 23-24 school year (grades 1-8)
March 16 - 2nd Grade Music Program 6:30 PM
March 21 - Board of Education Meeting 7:00 PM @ River Trails School
March 23 - Spring Conferences 4:00-8:00 PM
March 24 - Spring Conferences 8:00 AM-3:00 PM NO SCHOOL
March 27-31 - Spring Break NO SCHOOL
Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR)
- Consists of 3 sections of math and 3 sections of English/Language Arts (6 total sections)
- March 6-17
- Grades 3, 4, and 5
Illinois Science Assessment (ISA)
- Consists of 3 sections
- March 21
- Grade 5
A look ahead:
- April - Spring MAP (grades 2-5)
- May - Spring Aimsweb (grade 1); Spring Panorama
If you have any questions about any of the assessments, please contact Mrs. Kruzel.
All students testing will need their charged Chromebooks and headphones/earbuds.
Student Cellular Devices
Cell phones and smartwatches that are capable of making calls/texts that are brought to school are expected to be turned off and left in a child’s backpack during the school day. During the school day, supervised use of phones is available in the classroom or the office if students need to contact their parents/guardians.
All of our school information and policies can be found in our Family Reference Guide linked below. Please feel free to reach out to Mr. Timmins if you have any questions. We appreciate your support!
We need your input! If you have not done so already, please participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Parent and Guardian Survey. Your responses will remain confidential and will not be connected to the identity of you or your child.
Survey results will help us to better understand the conditions at your child’s school and to guide improvement. For the survey to be validated, we need at least 20% of our parents to take the survey.
Visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ to participate. Or use the QR code above.
Thank you for your support!
- Thursday, March 23, 4:00-8:00 PM (Normal attendance day for students)
- Friday, March 24, 8:00 AM-3:00 PM (Non-attendance day for students)
All conferences will be in-person at Indian Grove School and we will once again use the Meet the Teacher platform to schedule. The sign-up link will be shared with families Thursday, March 2, at noon, and will close Wednesday, March 15, at 10:00 PM.
Childcare will be available in the gym during your conference time, if needed. The childcare sign-up link will be shared at the same time as the conference sign-up link and will also close on Wednesday, March 15, at 10:00 PM.
Spring Lunch Menu Update
Registration for the 23-24 School Year
Beginning Monday, March 13, families will be able to register their students for the 2023-2024 school year. This is required for all students. More information will be shared as we get closer to that date.
RTSD26 Recipe Contest
2nd Grade Required Dental Forms
Free Dental Exam
Coming up in April, the Miles of Smiles, Ltd. dental program will be visiting our district. This is a program that offers free dental exams to students of all grades and also fulfills the mandated dental exam for anyone entering kindergarten, 2nd, 6th and 9th grades.
In order to have your child participate, you will need to fill out a permission form. Once fully completed, the permission form should be returned to your child’s teacher by March 15.
All children who return a completed permission form will receive a dental exam. Following the exam at school, you will be notified if further dental treatment is needed.
*Important Note: Please make sure to fill out the entire permission form.
Save the Date - Pizza Game Night April 14
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
The Indian Grove PTC is again hosting Pizza and Bingo Night Friday, April 14th 5-8pm in the Indian Grove Cafeteria. Enjoy a fun evening with your family with delicious Pizza, Bingo, and PRIZES!
Two seating times for pizza will be offered (5pm and 6pm) with Bingo following.
To preorder your pizza and sign up for your preferred time slot to attend the event, click on the link below:
We are in need of volunteers to help to make this event successful:
DEADLINE FOR ORDERING PIZZAS IS Monday, April 10th
Indian Grove Parent-Teacher Council
- Phone: 847-298-1976
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Principal: Bill Timmins, email@example.com
- Asst. Principal: Emily Kruzel, firstname.lastname@example.org
- IG Staff Directory