Hannum Happenings Parent Edition

April 12, 2022

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Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday, April 12 (day 4): SHIELD testing

Wednesday April 13 (day 5): PTA mtg. 6:30pm

Thursday April 14 (day 1): OLHMS Principal visits 5th grade classrooms

Friday April 15 (day 2): No School!

Monday April 18 (day 3): No School!

Tuesday April 19 (day 4 ): SHIELD testing

Talent Show Practice 3:30-5:00

Lost and Found

If your child has lost anything this year you may want to come and check out our Lost and Found. I had some 5th grade students help me by laying the items out to make it easier to find items. We have an inordinate amount of "stuff" that has been turned in. I will hang on to it until April 22. Whatever is still there will be donated to Goodwill. Please come check it out. If you are here for an event, that's a perfect time to check it out.

5th Grade Parents

The 5th Grade medical requirement forms will be in your child's Tuesday Take Home today. Please be sure to look for them and have them completed as soon as possible. You may return the forms to Hannum as long as they are completed before the school year ends. Please contact Mrs Malloy if you do not receive them. Her extension is 7897

End of Year Dates

Not knowing what the world was going to look like we didn't put any end of the year events on our calendars. These are the end of the year dates for you to be aware of. Many parents have asked that we spread these dates out...others have asked that they be together...so in knowing that we will never make everyone happy...these are the dates we are going with.


5/25: Growth Parade (more info on this to follow)

5/27: 5th Grade Recognition

6/1: Field Day K-5. K-2 am. 3-5 pm

6/2: Grades 3-5 Awards Day. 9:00-10:30

Kindergarten Celebration 2:15

6/3: Grades 1 and 2 Awards 9:00-10:00

Last Day of School. 11:30 dismissal

D123 Summer School Registration is going on NOW!

The D123 Summer School program is accepting registrations beginning today! Brochures were sent home yesterday regarding the offerings this year. If you can't find it, please click on the link below that will take you to the web page that includes the brochure AND the registration link. Summer School is Monday through Thursday and begins the week of June 20. Summer School meets for 16 sessions. Classes fill up quickly, so as soon as you know what you want your student to sign up for, do it as soon as possible. Summer School will take place at Covington and Hometown School this summer.
D123 Summer School Information

Click here to view the brochure and sign up for programs.

Drop Off and Pick Up Reminders

K/1 Doors: Please do not block the driveway...especially at pick up. Please do not park in the driveway leading into the St Germaine parking lot. You must park in an actual spot.


2/3 Doors: Please be patient and wait in line when dropping off your students. Do not cut in front of another car so you can drop your child off.


4/5 Doors: Please do not pull up going Eastbound on 99th Street and walk your children across this very busy street. Pull up far enough if you want to watch your child until they get in the building. If you don't you will block everyone else trying to drop off their kids.

D123 Pre-School and Kindergarten Registration NOW OPEN!

Now is the time to register any children who will be old enough for preschool or Kindergarten!! Please click on the links below for more information as the requirements are different depending on the program you are interested in.
Kindergarten 2022-2023

Please click here for everything you need to know about enrolling your child in D123 Kindergarten programs

Pre School 2022-2023

Please click here for everything you need to know about enrolling your child in D123 Preschool programs.

CoVid Updates


*Masking is now STRONGLY RECOMMENDED but not required for all students, staff and parents. If students take the bus for band or any other reason, they are still required to wear a mask.


*Positive cases will still need to quarantine for 5 days. After 5 days they may return but will need to be masked for an additional 5 days.

SHIELD Illinois

FYI.... We continue to test on Tuesdays when we have school. We get results anywhere from early the next morning until Thursday. We will always try to call you with a positive test as soon as we know. If we get results early in the morning, we will attempt to contact you before school begins.


The SHIELD Illinois program is a quick, simple, and non-invasive COVID-19 screening test. Students that have opted-in to the program will provide a small amount of saliva that is tested at a professional lab. Results of the test are then provided to families and our school district within the days following. The program offers students the opportunity to reduce or waive quarantine requirements in the event of close contact with a positive case or if the student demonstrates symptoms. You can opt-in to the program at any time by accessing Online Forms in Skyward Family Access. More information about the SHIELD Illinois program can be found at: d123.org/shield-illinois-testing-program


It now looks like depending on when you signed your child up, they may not be able to test until the following week.

SHIELD Parent Portal

Follow these directions so you can get your child's results when they are ready.

Hannum Traffic Map

Please note the drop off locations and where you are allowed to park and get out of your car.

2020-2021 Hannum Yearbook

Did you know you can STILL order a 2020-2021 Hannum School Yearbook through August 15? Click on this link to order

News from your Hannum PTA

Thank you to all the moms and daughters for coming out to our Mother daughter Paint Night! It was an amazing night and showed such creativity!! Here are some upcoming dates to put on your calendar.


Wednesday, April 13th: our LAST PTA MEETING of the year! We will also have a volunteer thank you event sometime in May, but our April meeting is our last official meeting of the 2021-2022 school year and our official election of the 2022-2023 PTA Board.


Friday, April 22nd: Father/Daughter Dance


Tuesday, April 26th: Father/Son Event at Space Golf.


Spring Spiritwear Sale: Order forms coming out soon.


May 2-6: Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week:


* Teacher appreciation week is coming up fast. Please click on the links below to see how you can help make it a special week for our wonderful teachers and staff.

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SignUp link for Staff Appreciation Week:

https://signup.com/go/XNiLnoq


MemberHub Store link for donations for Staff Appreciation Week:

https://hannumpta.memberhub.com/store/items/699575


May 18 & May 19: May Book Fair


*If you would like updates on Hannum PTA events:

-"like" Hannum PTA on Facebook

-sign up for Remind text message alerts by entering 81010 and texting the message @hannumpta1

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