Daniel Wright Junior High School E-Notice - August 7, 2021

Locker Set Up

In order to provide students with an opportunity to locate their lockers and organize their school supplies prior to the start of school, Daniel Wright is offering Locker Set Up Days. Lockers and combinations can be found on a student's schedule. Volunteers will be available on the dates and times listed below to provide students with locker numbers and combinations, help students locate their lockers, use their combinations, organize their supplies. Teachers will not be present on these days. We encourage students to come during their grade level’s assigned day; however, students may visit the school on a different grade level day if that better fits their summer schedule.

  • Locker Set Up Grade 7: Monday, August 9, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Locker Setup Grade 6: Tuesday, August 10, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Locker Setup Grade 8: Wednesday, August 11, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Should you not be able to attend one of the assigned locker set up days, please note that students may not access their lockers on Tuesday, August 17 and Wednesday, August 18 due to opening year staff meetings at DW. Time is given to all students on the first day of school for locker set up if you are unable to attend one of the assigned dates.

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New Student Orientation

Students new to District 103 and returning students who have not had the privilege of visiting Daniel Wright due to COVID restraints are invited to an orientation meeting with Principal Michelle Blackley at 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 9, in the school cafeteria. Depending on overall attendance, a three foot distance may not be possible. It is recommended that masks be worn by both vaccinated and unvaccinated attendees. For questions about the orientation, please reach out to Gayathri Kalyanaraman at gkalyanaraman@d103.org.

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Personalize Your Calendar

The academic calendar for 2021-2022 can be found on the school website. New this year are calendars you can follow for Daniel Wright After School Activities and Athletics. Please add preferred calendars to your personal calendar to receive timely information about upcoming meetings, events, and activities at Daniel Wright.

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School Supplies & Reading Assignments:

School supply information for classroom supplies is available on our website. Required summer reading books and directions can also be found on our website.

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Health Exams & Sports Physicals:

Students entering the sixth-grade must have a physical exam with proof of immunizations on file with the school nurse prior to the first day of school, Thursday, August 19. Physical examinations are required to be completed within one year prior to entrance into sixth-grade or upon transfer into Illinois from out of state or out of the country.

Students planning on playing a sport at Daniel Wright must have a current physical on file with the school. Physicals for sports are valid for 395 days from the date of the examination.

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Daniel Wright Junior High School

Principal Michelle Blackley

Assistant Principal Melody Littlefair

Assistant Principal Nina Nusbaum