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February 25, 2022

WHAT'S HAPPENING AT NORTH.....Click on these icons to find out!

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Dates to Remember

March 1, 2022--PTO Meeting 6:30-7:30 pm

March 3, 2022--Tutorial Schedule

March 4, 2022--No School-Institute Day

March 9, 2022-- Early Release

March 9, 2022-- Unsung Heroes Presentation

March 10, 2022-- Students of the Month Presentation

March 17, 2022--Illinois Science Assessment (All Juniors)

March 23, 2022--Early Release

March 26- April 3, 2022--Spring Break

April 4, 2022--School Resumes

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Prom 2022

St. Charles North will be having Prom and Post-Prom this year!! Please begin to look at your schedule....the PTO will be in need of volunteers to make this event special for all.


Watch for more updates soon.....

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5ESSENTIALS Parent Survey

District 303 participates in the annual Illinois 5Essentials Survey that collects feedback from our students, teachers, and parents. Your participation in the parent portion of the survey will give you the opportunity to share your thoughts on important elements of school effectiveness. The responses will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide our improvement efforts. All responses are confidential and will never be connected to you or your child.


The Parent Survey is currently open and will remain so through March 11, 2022. To take the survey, please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ and select the appropriate survey.


District 303 participates in the annual Illinois 5Essentials Survey that collects feedback from our students, teachers, and parents. Your participation in the parent portion of the survey will give you the opportunity to share your thoughts on important elements of school effectiveness. The responses will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide our improvement efforts. All responses are confidential and will never be connected to you or your child.


We value your feedback and appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your input.

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Colleges Visiting SCN

Many college and university representatives visit St. Charles North throughout the school year. This is a great opportunity for students to meet these admissions reps and learn more about individual schools. Visits will be both in-person and virtual. Click on this College and Career Logo to view the SCN College Visit Calendar and instructions for attending a college visit at SCN!

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FROM THE LRC

PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) is celebrating Black History Month

PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) is celebrating Black History Month this year with a closer look at the lives of various Black Americans who have made indelible marks on history with their artistry, professional achievements, and community activism. They've compiled a list of films premiering this month, as well as programs available to stream in February. We are including a sampling of the many fascinating documentaries available at this link: PBS Black History Month



“Is the "American Dream" of home ownership a false promise? While the government’s postwar housing policy created the world’s largest middle class, it also set America on two divergent paths – one of perceived wealth and the other of systematically defunded, segregated communities.” Watch: “A Tale of Two Americas”


“One of only a handful of African American falconers in the country, Rodney Stotts is on a mission to build a bird sanctuary and provide access to nature for his stressed community. This is a story of second chances: for injured birds of prey, for an abandoned plot of land, for a group of teenagers who have dropped out of high school, and for Rodney himself.” Watch: The Falconer


PBS is continuing their “commitment to highlight content that will continue the conversation, add historical context to these issues and enable change. Below you will find [a link to] programs that profile police departments, specials that detail conversations parents of color have with their children, documentaries that cover the treatment of African Americans since slavery and films that shed light on both past and current civil rights activism. These offerings are resources for everyone, regardless of race, to educate themselves on all of the ways inequality in America shows up in everyday life.”

Link: Racism in America -Explore films and new specials focused on race

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Building on the topic of Black History Month, we are including a selection of our many books that capture a wide range from honoring the contributions that African Americans have made throughout history and also recognizing that the fight for racial justice continues to this day. Please click on the book title to place it on hold.

Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates Jr. “An essential tour through one of America's fundamental historical tragedies, Stony the Road is also a story of heroic resistance, as figures such as W. E. B. Du Bois and Ida B. Wells fought to create a counter-narrative, and culture, inside the lion's mouth. As sobering as this tale is, it also has within it the inspiration that comes with encountering the hopes our ancestors advanced against the longest odds.” Read a full book review here: GoodReads

A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper Arshay keeps to himself, preferring to write poetry about the girl he has a crush on, and spends his school days in the home-ec kitchen dreaming of becoming a chef. And then one day as he’s walking out of school he notices a boats in the school lunchroom, and a poster that reads “Join the Crew Team”. Having no idea what the sport of crew is, Arshay decides to take a chance. This decision to join is one that will forever change his life, and those of his fellow teammates.” Read a full book review here: GoodReads

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Adjei-Brenyah's writing will grab you, haunt you, enrage, and invigorate you. By placing ordinary characters in extraordinary situations, Adjei-Brenyah reveals the violence, injustice, and painful absurdities that black men and women contend with every day. These stories tackle urgent instances of racism and cultural unrest and explore the many ways we fight for humanity in an unforgiving world. Read a full review here: GoodReads

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