Plum Grove News Now

Thurday, December 22, 2022

Plum Grove Junior High News Now

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Dear Plum Grove Parents and Guardians,

Thank you so very much to our PTSA and community for the amazing lunch, treats and gifts this week. We are truly grateful for all you do!

Since school began, we have worked hard to implement new curricular initiatives and manage an increased need for both behavioral and mental health support in students across all of our schools. In response to the needs of our staff and in support of the needs of our students, we will be adjusting the length of the school day on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, from what was listed on our 2022-23 calendar.

7:35 -10:35 am

Carl Sandburg Junior High, Jane Addams, Plum Grove Junior High, Winston Campus Elementary, Winston Campus Junior High, and Walter R. Sundling

Community Consolidated School District 15 is elated to have seven individuals or team nominations that will go on for consideration at the state level. Please join us in recognizing the following outstanding staff members from Plum Grove! So Proud!

  • Teacher of the Year Nominee - Amy Muller, Plum Grove Junior High
  • Those Who Excel, Education Services Personnel - Suzanne Dowd and Elizabeth Gama, Plum Grove Junior High

Girls Volleyball Tryouts, please make sure you have a valid physical on file. Physicals are

valid for thirteen months.

January 9th and 10th - 8th grade from 2:15-3:45

January 12th and 18th - 7th grade from 2:15-3:45

Job Fair

Please continue to spread the word about our ongoing job fairs! Future dates include:

January 5, 12, 19, 26

February 1, 6, 16, 22


Palatine Library

700 N. North Court

Palatine, IL 60067



Please contact Lori Thum regarding job fairs.

Track and Field and Soccer Special Olympics

Track and Field and Soccer Special Olympics will be here before we know it! If your child has an Intellectual Disability and is over the age of 8 and interested in either sport or both, please fill out the registration links below. Soccer practices will be on Thursdays and Track and Field will be on Tuesday's from 5-6, locations TBD.

CCSD 15 Track and Field Registration Form 2023

CCSD 15 Soccer Registration Form 2023

Once registered, you will receive an email with follow up information and forms that will need to be filled out by your child's doctor per Special Olympics. If you have any questions, please reach out to Crystal Miguel, Student Services Coordinator,

¡Las Olimpiadas Especiales de Atletismo y Fútbol

¡Las Olimpiadas Especiales de Atletismo y Fútbol (Soccer) estarán aquí antes de que nos demos cuenta! Si su hijo tiene una discapacidad intelectual y es mayor de 8 años y está interesado en cualquiera de los deportes o en ambos, por favor diligencie el registro en los enlaces que se encuentran abajo. Las prácticas de fútbol (soccer) serán los jueves y las de atletismo serán los martes de 5-6, los lugares están por definir.

Formulario de Inscripción para Atletismo 2023

Formulario de Inscripción para Fútbol ("Soccer") 2023

Una vez registrado, recibirá un correo electrónico con información de seguimiento y las formas que tendrán que ser diligenciadas por el médico de su hijo para las Olimpiadas Especiales. Si usted tiene alguna pregunta, por favor póngase en contacto con Crystal Miguel, Coordinadora de Servicios Estudiantiles,

Metra Contest– “Stay Safe and Stay Off Train Tracks!”

Metra has launched its 16th Annual Safety Poster and Essay Contest, asking students across Metra's service area to illustrate through posters and essays the importance of safe behaviors near the railroad. This year's theme is "Stay Safe, Stay Off Train Tracks." Deadline for entries is Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.

The Safety Poster and Essay Contest asks students to take on an advocacy role and communicate the importance of safety near the tracks. This year's theme: "Stay Safe, Stay Off Train Tracks"emphasizes the importance of being aware of your surroundings and personal safety when near railroad tracks, platforms, and crossings, which can be extremely dangerous.

More information can be found on the Metra Contest website.

“A holiday is a time to take a break from the routine of everyday life.” – Catherine Pulsifer “

Seasons Greetings,

Dr. Kerry Wilson