Multilingual Learner News
Important News for Multilingual Learners at Lake Bluff
16 April 2021
- Forward testing
- Resource for ML Families: Colorín colorado
- Wishes for a happy and prosperous Ram Navami to those who celebrate
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Take care and be safe,
Multilingual Learner (ML) Teacher
Multilingual Learner (ML) Aide
Forward Exam Starts this Monday, April 19, for Grades 3-6
Grades 3, 5, and 6 will test in the areas of English language arts and math. Students in grade 4 will test in the areas of English language arts, math, science, and social studies.
Click on the links below for a letter from Principal Rasco and Sam Coleman, Director of Curriculum and Instruction:
Click here for the Lake Bluff Forward Exam Schedule.
Students who are REMOTE who will be taking the test have received the schedule from Dean Harrison via email.
Here is more information for REMOTE students from Dean Harrison:
Testing for students who are remote will be held at Lake Bluff on the following dates from 1pm-2:30pm (please arrive at 12:45).
Wednesday: April 21st (English Language Arts for grades 3-6)
Wednesday: April 28th: (Math for grades 3-6)
**Wednesday: May 5th (4th Grade Only- Science) (and any make-ups)
**Wednesday: May 12th (4th Grade Only- Social Studies) (and any make-ups)
What To Bring
- Mask (must be worn at all times)
- Water Bottle
- A Book to read in case the student finishes testing early
*Students will use a district device to complete the Forward exam, which will be provided when they arrive at school each Wednesday.
*Please make sure your child is aware of who will be picking them up or if they are to walk home independently.
Please contact Ms. Harrison (Dean of Students) with any questions/concerns.
Resource for Families: Colorín colorado
Happy Ram Navami!
Also, please feel free to collect and share photos of family celebrations, dinners, or decorations of your observances of holidays. We have a global community here at Lake Bluff, and students love sharing their traditions and learning about those of others.