The Fairview Connection

MAY 13, 2022

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL OPHUS

Dear Fairview Families,


What an exciting week we’ve had at Fairview! It was great to see so many of our students and families on Wednesday evening to enjoy the art gallery walk, Book Fair and ice cream treat at our annual Fine Arts Night! Our students have done a great job all year long with their various art projects, and it was nice to be able to share it with all of you! Special thanks to Mrs. Piscitello for her leadership of our art program and for all of her efforts in getting everything ready for Wednesday’s event. Thanks also to Mrs. Larson for keeping the Book Fair open on Wednesday evening for families to enjoy and for coordinating the details to make the Book Fair happen this spring. Special thanks to Mrs. Hermanson, Mrs. Noll and Ms. O’Donnell for volunteering their time to work at the Book Fair on Wednesday evening, and to Audrey and Michael Canavino for running the ice cream station representing our wonderful PTO. Looking ahead to this afternoon and evening, we will be holding the PTO Fun Fair later today from 4:00-7:00 pm. on the bus turnaround side of the school. The Fun Fair will include lots of games, music, a cake walk, a food truck, photo booth, candy wheel and more! We hope you are able to join us for all of the fun later today!


Our Fairview Student Council, in partnership with the Fairview PTO, is going to use some of the funds they’ve raised during the school year to treat all students to a Kona Ice treat on Friday, May 27th. The students felt that this would be a good way to celebrate a successful school year, and I agree! In order to participate, all students must have a permission slip filled out. Please take a moment to fill out this form to let us know whether or not your child has permission to participate. You will need to fill this form out multiple times if you have more than one child at Fairview. If we don’t have a permission form filled out, your child will not be able to enjoy the Kona Ice treat, so please take a moment now to fill it out. Thank you for your help!


As you have already been notified via email from the district office, the registration process for next school year is underway. As we are planning for next year, please notify the front office if you are moving or will not be returning to Fairview next school year. For students who are returning to Fairview or heading to Lincoln next year, please register your child by June 21st. By doing this, you will receive the discounted rate for both instructional and transportation fees. For more information about the registration process, you can visit the registration page on the D57 website. Thank you for taking the time to read this newsletter each week. Have a nice weekend!


Sincerely,


Dan Ophus

Fairview Principal

ARE YOU MOVING OUT OF DISTRICT 57?

If your child will not be returning to Fairview School next year (or continuing on to Lincoln Middle School as a 6th grader), please contact Carolyn Young in the front office at cyoung@d57.org as soon as possible. We are beginning to make plans for the 2022-2023 school year so would appreciate this information. Thank you for responding to this important request.

REMINDER


PLEASE REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR STUDENT IN WITH A WATER BOTTLE EVERY DAY. MAKE SURE THAT THEIR NAME IS ON IT AS WE HAVE QUITE A FEW LOST WATER BOTTLES IN OUR LOST AND FOUND.

BIRTHDAYS

The Fairview PTO has a wonderful history of giving students a book for their birthday. If your child is celebrating a birthday this month or has celebrated a birthday since the beginning of this school year, please have them go onto ClassLink on their chrome book and go to the Birthday Book link or click on the graphic to access the link. They must choose a book that is on the Google document listing all the grade level books.


If your student hasn't selected a book, please remind them to make their selection. Make sure they go to ClassLink or click on the birthday cake to make their selection...don't forget to pick the tab for the appropriate grade level list.

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STUDENT SIGN-IN/SIGN-OUT PROCEDURE

We maintain an electronic sign-in/sign-out sheet in the office so all you have to do is drop your student off (if arriving late) and we will sign them in and get them down to their class. If you need to sign your child out, ring the doorbell, tell us who you are picking up, and we will send your student out the front door.

BUS RIDERS

Is your child a bus rider? Are there times when they will be picked up instead of riding the bus home at the end of the day? If so, it is important that the school office is aware if a student will not be riding the bus home. Please click on the bus for a handy form that you can fill out and send to school with your student. You can always email the front office and the teacher to let us know of an alternative end of day transportation plan.

KEEP THE FRONT OFFICE INFORMED

When emailing your student's teacher regarding vacation plans, illness, doctor appointments, etc., please include the front office staff in your communication.


Also, please contact Fairview School’s office if your home/cell phone number, emergency contact numbers, or email address have changed.


If you have moved, please immediately contact the front office so we can update your student's records.


Chris Trezise, 847-394-7320, ext. 4001 - ctrezise@d57.org

Carolyn Young, 847-394-7320, ext. 4000 - cyoung@d57.org

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING EVACUATION PROCEDURES

PLEASE READ THIS AS IT INFORMS YOU WHERE FAIRVIEW'S RELOCATION SITE IS IF WE NEEDED TO EVACUATE OUR BUILDING IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

Contact Us

Dan Ophus, Principal / dophus@d57.org

Una Durkan, Assistant Principal / udurkan@d57.org


Office: 847-394-7320/Fax: 847-394-7328

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