Henry Hawk News

Week of March 28, 2022

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A Message From The Principal

Dear Henry Hawk Families


Two more weeks before the end of the quarter and until Spring Break. If you have not had access to Aspen Parent Portal, please be sure to contact the main office. On Parent Portal, you can see your child's grades daily/weekly.


This week we will have our IAR testing. The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) assesses progress of students in grades 3-8 in meeting the Illinois Learning Standards in English language arts and mathematics.


We will also be hosting our staff vs. student fundraising basketball game on Thursday, March 31st (see information in our newsletter below.).


Thank you to our LSC candidates for a wonderful forum last Tuesday. You can see a recording of the LSC Forum in our newsletter below.


Please remember that if your child tests positive for COVID-19, please complete the self report on the following link: https://chicagopsprod.service-now.com/health?id=cps_self_report


As always, we will continue working to provide your children with a safe, healthy learning environment where they can reach their full potential.



March Upcoming Dates:

  • Covid Testing: Tuesday, March 29th 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • IAR Testing: Week of March 28th and Week of April 4th
  • Last Day of the 3rd Quarter: Thursday, April 7th
  • School Improvement Day (No Classes): Friday, April 8th
  • Spring Break: April 9th through April 17th
  • Start of 4th Quarter: Monday, April 18th
  • Parent Teacher Conferences: Wednesday, April 20th
  • LSC Elections: Wednesday, April 20th
  • Scholastic Book Fair: April 18th - April 22nd




Mr. Gutierrez, Ms. Reynolds, and Ms. Abraham

What's New?

An Update from GoCPS


LSC Candidate Forum Recording (NEW!)


IAR Testing (This Week!)


Staff vs. Students Basketball Game (NEW!)


Sign Up for Covid Testing at Henry

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Round 1 high school offers for the 2022-2023 school year are now available in your GoCPS account. You have until April 1, 2022 at 5pm CST to accept or decline offers and withdraw from waitlists.

To view your application results, you can log in from the GoCPS website.



Need Parent Assistance with Go CPS? Please reach out to Mr. Renas or Ms. Abraham at 773-534-5060.

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LSC Candidate Forum Recording

IAR Testing

The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) assesses progress of students in grades 3-8 in meeting the Illinois Learning Standards in English language arts and mathematics. The testing schedule is below.


The best way to have your child be prepared for these testing days is to make sure they have enough rest by going to bed early, eat a good breakfast, and to provide your child with words of encouragement.

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Sign Up for Covid Testing By Clicking Here

Testing Tuesday, February 9th, COVID-19 Testing will be taking place at Henry from 1:00 pm to 3:15 pm. If you have not registered previously, please register in the link above.

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Patrick Henry School


Stay Well,

Mr. Gutierrez, Ms. Reynolds, and Mrs. Abraham

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