Roadrunner Ramp Weekly

News from Arbor View Elementary School: March 25, 2022

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All schools will be closed for spring break March 28 to April 1

All CCSD 89 schools will be closed from March 28 through April 1 for spring break. The district office will be open regular hours during that week. All schools will resume on a regular schedule on Monday, April 4.
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Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week Snack Donations

Please help the Arbor View PTC treat the teachers and staff to a delicious snack during Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week. All snack and beverage donations can be dropped off in the donation boxes located inside the front doors of Arbor View starting Monday, April 4th. The last day to drop off donations is Friday, April 29th. Thank you!

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4th/5th grade students RoadRUNNERS Club LAST DAY TO REGISTER!

Hey Roadrunners! Would you like another opportunity to get healthy during your school day? Do you like to socialize? Do you like to set goals?

If so, this first-year club is for you! The RoadRUNNERS Club is a mileage counting club where you can learn about the benefits of running, learn to enjoy movement, and develop relationships with other students. We will meet once a week on Wednesday during recess. Our first meeting will be April 6. Please fill out the form below if you would like to join.

In our first year, this will only be open to fourth and fifth grade. This form should be filled out by a parent or guardian. Deadline for sign up is March 25.

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Shop our online book fair (March 14 - March 27)

The in-person book fair is over, but you can still shop at our online store through Sunday, March 27. All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Your online orders will also benefit our school. Visit our book fair homepage to get started:
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News from CCSD 89

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COVID-19 reminders

  • On March 22, the Illinois Department of Public Health updated its exclusion guidance for schools. The most significant change in the new guidance is that results from home testing kits are now allowed. The district’s exclusion chart has been updated to reflect this change. Students must still stay home when they are COVID-19 positive or have COVID-19 symptoms. You can see the district’s revised chart here:
  • The latest on CCSD 89’s mitigation status is available at:
  • COVID-19 notifications are now sent weekly, but daily information is available at:
  • You can submit your vaccination records through:

Free online presentation about children’s fears and phobias (April 4)

Fears in childhood are the rule, not the exception. At 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, child psychologist Dr. Paul Shawler will talk about what's typical at different stages, how to spot when the fears are becoming excessive, and what to do. Free presentation via Zoom. More info:

Enjoy student musical performances, breakfast at Music Café on April 9

The hard work of middle-school band, orchestra, and choral students as well as fifth-grade ukulele players will be on display at the Music Café from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 9, at Glen Crest Middle School. Volunteers are needed:

Friends, family, and music aficionados can enjoy student performances throughout the morning – and get a continental breakfast! Music Café tickets are $6 each, or four for $20. ($8 at the door) More info, tickets at:

Residents will be able to vote on school infrastructure referendum in June

In June, residents of who live in CCSD 89 boundaries will have the opportunity vote on whether the district can issue bonds to improve educational environments and school safety systems while reducing taxes. If approved by voters, the referendum would allow the district to issue $27 million in construction bonds for infrastructure work at all five schools. To learn more, go to

“SnapCodes” used for April 6 registration will begin arriving in the mail

All families should soon receive a letter with an individualized “SnapCode” that will be used to register for the 2022-23 school year. Letters were sent to families of new and returning students via U.S. mail the week of March 14. It is important to keep the SnapCode because you will need it to complete registration on Wednesday, April 6. More info:
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Upcoming events

March 28-April 1: NO SCHOOL (Spring break)

April 4: School resumes after spring break

April 6: Registration opens for returning students

April 6: Parent Series: Education for diverse democracy, 7 p.m.

April 9: Music Café at Glen Crest, 9 a.m. to noon

April 14: Parent Series: Decoding teen behaviors, noon and 7 p.m.

April 14: MORNING ATTENDANCE (School Improvement)

April 15: NO SCHOOL

April 18: Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m.

April 19: Parent Series: Prioritizing Health and Self, 7 p.m.

April 21: Parent Series: Psicología de los Adolescentes Explicada, 7 p.m.

April 29: Preschool developmental screenings, 8 a.m.

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