Daniel Wright Junior High School Newsletter Nov. 15, 2019

Canned Food Drive

There is still time to donate to the Wright Way Club's We CAN Gobble Up Hunger Food Drive. The club is donating the food items to the Vernon Township Food Pantry on Wednesday, Nov. 20. For requested food items, please consult the club's flyer.

Seventh-Grade Snowflake Planned

Please save the date for a seventh-grade Snowflake event that will alter the school day on Friday, Dec. 13.

  • Students will attend Daniel Wright from 2 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 13.
  • Transportation will be provided for all students beginning about 1:30 p.m.
  • Dinner will be served to students.
  • The event will conclude with a student dance from 7 to 8 p.m.
  • Parents are invited from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to attend a community panel discussion about the trends in this community pertaining to drug and alcohol use.

Snowflake is a program that focuses on drug and alcohol prevention. This program is in conjunction with Stevenson High School.

It's Kringle Time!

Kringles are now available for families to order in time to enjoy them for the December holidays. Please place your Kringle order through the D103 Music Boosters website no later than Friday, Nov. 29. Kringles will be ready for pick up by Thursday, Dec. 12, at Daniel Wright.

  • Kringles are a 22-ounce danish style frosted oval pastry, filled with either fruit or creamy fillings
  • Choose from 12 flavors
  • Kringles are the size of a large plate

Music Boosters supports general music programs in all schools including band, orchestra, and chorus.

Family Assistance

There are times when families may require financial assistance. Local organizations that are listed on our website are available to provide assistance to families in need. For financial assistance with D103 fees, the school lunch program, field trips, or other purchases, please reach out to the district's business office at 847-295-4030.

Summer School Registration

D103 offers summer school for grades kindergarten through seven. All summer school classes will be held at Half Day School (excluding early childhood classes). Summer school runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. beginning Monday, June 8 and concluding Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Summer School includes four 50-minute periods. Information on the registration process will be emailed to parents in February 2020.

Weekend Enrichment Workshops

Parents may now register their kindergarteners through eighth-graders for STEM with STEAM winter workshops and a Harry Potter Festival held at Daniel Wright Junior High School and offered through The Center for Gifted ~ Midwest Torrance Center for Creativity. For details of the program, please visit the school's news bulletin.

Snap Circuits for Sale

The Learning Fund Foundation's annual holiday snap circuit fundraiser is now open for parents to purchase sets. Parents can access the Snap Circuit set choices by logging into RevTrak Web Store. There are also order forms in each of the school offices.



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