Panther Pride


Online Registration

Current student registration must be completed online.

  • Current Student registration: Mar. 13 - Apr. 29

Registration link for all students:

Families should register within the timeframes listed above. For more information concerning registration please contact Angela Rangel at or (630) 861-4900.

Report Cards are live

Your child’s report card is now available and can be viewed electronically through your Skyward Family Access account. Please use the following steps to see your child’s report card:

  • Login to Skyward Family Access at

  • Select the Portfolio Tab

  • Click on your child’s T2 Report Card

  • Once it processes, click “View Report”

Our schools are pleased to share your child's progress through the report card. We encourage you to contact your child's teachers with any questions or comments you might have.

If you have any difficulty logging into Skyward Family Access, or difficulty accessing your child’s report card once you have logged in, please contact Nick Skrip at

Board of Education Meeting- March 13th

The District 181 Board of Education will convene on Monday, March 13, in the Hinsdale Middle School Cafetorium, 100 S. Garfield St., Hinsdale, for its Regular Business Meeting. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with Executive Session. The Regular Business meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

Meeting Preview:

  • Approval of the Elementary Music Resource
  • QuaverEd Five-Year Agreement - K-5 Music Curriculum Resource
  • Kindergarten Update
  • World Language Resource Recommendation
  • Winter MAP & SIP Update

Public Comment:

Any member of the public may attend the meeting in person to make their comment. Per Board Policy 2:230, each public comment will be limited to 3 minutes.

View the Agenda on BoardDocs

Science Night- 4th and 5th Grade Helpers Needed

Does your 4th or 5th grade student want to help out at Science Night on March 23rd? This week they will meet with Mr. Wang and Mrs. Cummings to create posters and learn how to do specific science projects. They will be in charge of a table at science night and share information at Science Night.

If interested, please sign up.

Phones and Watches during the School Day

All cell phones, smartphones, and similar electronic devices must be kept powered-off and out-of-sight during the regular school day. Smart watches or other similar devices must be limited to watch-specific use (time keeping) during the school day.

Texting, calls, etc. should not be available to students during the school day, as it poses a distraction to our learning environment. Please see the D181 K-8 Student Handbook for more information.

As always, we welcome you to contact the office by phone/email or teacher via email if you need to communicate any changes to your child's routine during the school day.

If your child has an Apple Watch, I have included some helpful information below regarding the "Schooltime" setting.

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Every year on March 21, people all around the world come together to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day by wearing brightly colored, mismatched socks. March 21 is symbolic because people with Down syndrome have 3 copies of their 21st chromosome. Socks were chosen because the karyotype of Ds chromosomes actually looks like mismatched socks!

Prospect students will have the option to participate in "Rock Your Socks" Day. Prospect’s Student Leadership will be selling socks for $5, to raise money for the National Down Syndrome Society on:

  • Tuesday and Thursday, March 7th & 9th

  • Tuesday and Thursday, March 14th & 16th

Thank you for your support!

Then, wear your fun socks MARCH 21st for:

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Extra Pair of Shoes/Boots

Although there is no snow on the ground, it would be super helpful if students could still bring a pair of boots or a change of shoes for recess. Recently, the grass and playground have been so wet and muddy that we have been tracking in lots of mud into the school as well as students sitting in class with wet shoes.

All students have a locker or cubby to keep their extra pair of shoes in at school.

Thank you for your help.

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Pre-Planned Absences- Student Handbook

Student Handbook:

The school calendar has been established a year in advance and is available on the District website: While we realize the value of family time, we strongly discourage the planning of vacations during regular student attendance days.

Elementary School Information Related to Planned Absences:

In the event of a planned absence, a parent must communicate directly with the school at least two days prior indicating their intentions. A parent/guardian may email, complete this form, or call the Office with the following information:

  1. Name of student

  2. reason for the absence, and

  3. date(s) the student will be absent

If a planned absence consists of three (3) or more days, assignments and completion dates will be given after the absence as determined by the teacher. Teachers will not be required to re-teach material missed by students.

Reporting an absence

All absentee reporting should be completed electronically and may be completed ahead of time. If your student is unwell in any way or if your student tests positive, please complete the illness-related absence link. If they are absent because of an appointment, travel, sports, or vacation please complete the non-illness absence link.

Absence Reporting Links

ALL K-5 Prospect Families - Before and After the Bell

The Community House will be offering the Before and After the Bell programs at Prospect School to help meet the needs of our families.

Below are the 22/23 links:

Before the Bell

After the Bell

For more information about either program, please contact Karen Kaspar at 630-323-7500 ext. 248 or at

Connect with us on Social Media:

I encourage everyone to follow us on Twitter @ProspectSch181 and "like" our Facebook page. We have so many great things happening-so don't just FOLLOW but SHARE our PROSPECT PRIDE within our community and help us build our following! #ProspectPride