Jaguar Journal

May 30, 2019

Principal Post

Tomorrow is Field Day! We are looking forward to a wonderful day of outdoor activities for all of the students. Thanks to Mr. Allman for ALL the preparations to ensure that an awesome day will be on tap. The weather forecast is looking warm and sunny for the whole day, remember to use sunscreen. Volunteers are to report to the gym by 8:15 a.m. The PTO is providing water for the students during the morning break at 10:25 a.m. along with a pizza lunch and smoothie for each child between 12:05-1:00 p.m. There will be an assembly in the gym at 2:40 to recognize grade level participants. Here's to a GREAT Field Day tomorrow!

The end of the year Awards Assembly will take place on Tuesday, June 4th in the gym beginning at 2pm. This is an all school assembly with Grades 1 & 2 participating in the Marklund recognition, Technology certificates, Student Council awards, PE fitness awards, Kids for Character certificates, and Peer mediation recognition. After these awards are presented a short break will take place while 1st and 2nd graders are dismissed from the assembly to go back to their classrooms. Following the break the Awards Assembly will continue with 3rd through 5th grade academic awards.

The last day of school for grades 1-5 is Wednesday. June 5th, kindergarten students last day will be on June 4th. Students will be dismissed at 10 a.m. on the 5th.

This is the last Jaguar Journal for the 2018-2019 school year! We hope you have enjoyed reading the Jaguar Journal this year.


  • Friday, May 31st - Field Day

  • Monday, June 3rd - Field Day rain date

  • Tuesday, June 4th - Last day of Kdg, Awards assembly 2:00 p.m. in the gym

  • Wednesday, June 5th - Last day for grades 1-5, 10:00 a.m. dismissal

August Dates To Remember - Mark your calendars now

August 12th 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. First Grade - New Student Placement.

August 12th 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Grades 2 - 5 New Student Placement

Call the school office for an appointment time

August 13th Information day -1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

August 20th meet the teacher - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m - You may bring your school supplies.

August 21st - First day of school Grades 1 - 5

August 21st through 23rd - Kindergarten Assessment - Sign up through PTCwizard

August 23rd - Ice Cream Social 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

August 26th - First day for Kindergarten

Visit our website throughout the summer for updates

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New ID Security System

All School District 13 buildings have a new ID security system.

As always, when you enter the building, come to the office first to get a visitor's badge. You will need to bring in your driver's license to be rescanned.

Thank you

Basketball and Soccer Summer Camps

Basketball and Soccer Summer Camps will be held at Erickson Elementary School by Mrs. Hilden, Physical Education teacher from Westfield Middle School.

Basketball Camp: June 17-21

Soccer Camp: June 24-28

Click here for more information and the registration forms.

Order Today!

It's that time again....

Order your 2019-2020 School Supplies through School Tool Box


Shop on your own. Click here for the 2019-2020 school supply list.

2019-2020 District 13 Calendar

Click here for the 2019-2020 school calendar. You can also find it on the district website under District News.

Bloomingdale Park District - Before and After Care

The Bloomingdale Park District offers two before and after care programs

  • Kindergarten Kids Place
  • Kids Place Grades 1-5

See the attached flyer for more information

If you are interested in signing up your child for either program, contact the Bloomingdale Park District directly.

Parent / Community Connection Survey

The survey below is a vehicle to collect your experiences with the outreach strategies used by Bloomingdale School District 13 during the 2018-2019 school year. There are only a few questions and your time in completing the survey is deeply appreciated.

Important message from the health office

Please read the following information regarding 5th graders (incoming 6th graders) and 1st graders (incoming 2nd graders).

These are health requirements from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Journals

This summer, earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program.

Click here for Summer Reading Journal information in English

Click here for Summer Reading Journal information in Spanish

Returning Student Registration - Register Early!

Returning Student Registration for the 2019 - 2020 school year will be available on March 18, 2019.

You will be registering your student using the PowerSchool Parent Portal for Returning Student Registration 2019-2020.

Last week, you received instructions printed on yellow paper that was included in your student's report card envelope. Please keep this in a safe place for future reference.

Click here for the registration instructions.

Kindergarten Enrollment - District 13

New student kindergarten enrollment will begin on Monday, February 4th. Children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2019 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2019-2020 school year.

Important: When registering your new student for the 2019 - 2020 school year, please make sure you are clicking on 2019 - 2020 School Year Enrollment Form once your enter the site.

ALL enrollments will be completed through powerschool, our online enrollment form. Paper registration is not available.

Click here for Kindergarten Enrollment directions and information.

Dujardin main office moving to Westfield over the summer

Starting June 10th, the office and staff will be relocated to Westfield Middle School at 149 Fairfield Way due to construction. If you need assistance the main phone number for the school will remain the same during this period. We anticipate being back in the office in early August but an exact date is not known at this time. Please watch the DuJardin web page for updated information throughout the summer.

Please read the attached letter for the asbestos abatement that will be taking place in the gym.

Relay for Life

Relay for life of Northern DuPage - NW Cook

Friday, June 7, 2019

Click here for information and registration

Jaguars of the week

Each week the teachers recognize students from their classrooms for demonstrating outstanding character based on the attitudes or actions that fall under the Character Counts Pillars: Congratulations to the following students for being nominated this week.
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DJ Weekly News

Lake Park Summer Theatre Camp

Lake Park's Theatre Department is hosting an exciting 2 week camp for students in 5th-12th grade for summer 2019.

Click here for camp information.

Click here for flyer.

PTO News

Changes for 2019-2020 DuJardin Hot Lunch - New On-line Ordering System:

We will have a new on-line ordering system through Buona Restaurant.

DuJardin Hot Lunch will still be available to order on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next year.

Tuesday lunch will be Buona Pizza,

Wednesday lunch will be Buona burgers, chicken tenders and mac-n-cheese

Thursday lunch will be Buona hotdogs, breaded chicken sandwich and pasta marinara

The Buona ordering system will allow parents more flexibility with ordering school lunches. Parents will be able to order and view their students' lunches through Buona's on-line ordering system. The deadline for weekly school lunches will be the Friday before the scheduled lunch. The system will allow parents to order in advance too. Please look for more details at DuJardin Information Day in August.

Special PTO Meeting

There is special PTO meeting being called by the board, scheduled for Tuesday, June 4th @ 3:45pm in the IMC after the awards ceremony at school. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on the spending of current funds for purchase of a die-cut machine and poster maker for the school. Please join us if you can.

DuJardin PTO Is Looking For Volunteers

Our DuJardin PTO is looking for parent volunteers for the 2019-2020 school year to help with hot lunch distribution.

If you are interested, please contact Melissa Johnson at

Westfield Middle School PTO


As the end of your child's 5th grade year is approaching, do you have Westfield on your mind? Wondering how you can be involved at the middle school level? Westfield PTO would love your help! We are looking for coordinators for various committees.

  • Fall and/or Spring Fundraiser

  • Hot Lunch

  • Fall and/or Spring Dance

  • Concessions

  • School supplies

If these interest you or if you would like more information, please contact Westfield PTO President, Michelle Caravello at Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at Westfield!


Congratulations to Melissa Johnson who will be our PTO President and Melissa Graham who will be PTO Secretary for the 2019-2020 School year!

Birthday Sign

Want a fun way to say “Happy Birthday” to your child or a staff member?

How about having your birthday wishes on the DuJardin school digital sign!

How: Print out this form, complete the correct information below and return it to DuJardin by the 20th of the month before their birthday month. (For example, a November birthday should return the form by October 20th)

Cost: a suggested $5 minimum donation to the DuJardin PTO

Why: Your child or staff member will be surprised and excited to see her/his birthday announced for one week in lights during their birthday month!


Want a fun way to say “Happy Un-Birthday” to your child or a staff member?

Have a birthday in the summer months? How about having your birthday wishes on the DuJardin school digital sign!

How: Print out this form, complete the correct information below and return it to DuJardin by the 20th of the month before their birthday month. (For example, a June birthday should return the form by May 20th)

Cost: a suggested $5 minimum donation to the DuJardin PTO

Why: Your child or staff member will be surprised and excited to see her/his birthday announced for one week in lights during their birthday month!

Tweet! Tweet!

We encourage you all to follow us on Twitter. Check with your child's teacher to obtain their Twitter handle.