Ridge Circle Family Newsletter
October 21, 2022
Red Ribbon--Celebrate Life Week
Student Grades in Infinite Campus
Parent engagement is crucial to academic success, and as a District, we want to ensure our parents are informed and engaged in their child’s education. Infinite Campus is an online tool that gives parents and guardians access to their child’s attendance, teacher’s contact information, bus schedule (if applicable), and most importantly grades.
Visit u-46.org/reportcards for an overview of U-46 Student Progress Reports and Report Cards and instructions on how to access and navigate the Infinite Campus Parent Portal so that you are able to see your child’s in-progress grades. Remember that parents can customize the settings to be notified about assignment and grade updates.
Internet safety for parents
LAS Links Assessment
Parent of Gifted Students
Parents who have children in U-46’s Gifted programs are invited to attend the virtual Parent Forum Series next week presented by the Illinois Association for Gifted Children. Attendees will learn how to support advanced learners socially, emotionally, and academically.
The U-46 Gifted department will cover the registration fee for parents and guardians who have children in IGNITE or the middle school gifted program.
Click here to learn more.
If you wish to attend, please fill out this form by noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Comfort Dog to Visit RC
If you have questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Raine.
Dear Ridge Circle Parents,
Halloween is Monday, October 31. In the morning, we hold our classes as normal. Students may bring costumes to school in the backpack or a bag. We will put them on in the afternoon. To help us with costumes, please send items that your child can put on and take off by themselves inside the classroom. Please note: weapons, blood, gore, masks, makeup or clown attire will not be allowed with your child’s costume. Our annual RC Fall Parade will start at 1:30 pm (outside weather permitting). Parents are welcome to come and see our parade outside in the turn-around from 1:30-1:45 PM. We look forward to fun fall activities/crafts/curriculum after the parade. Food is not permitted.
Visitors to Ridge Circle
- All visitors to Ridge Circle (during school hours) must have an appointment scheduled. Please call or email us to set up an appointment. Appointment enter RC at door 1.
- Parents picking up a child during the school day is required to provide a valid ID. We check your ID to be sure you have permission to pick up the child.
Thank you for helping to keep our building safe.
The Dental Clinic is Coming to Ridge Circle!
Please look in your student's backpack for the permission form & return as soon as possible!
Kindergarten, 2nd Grade and 6th Grade students are required by the State of Illinois to have a dental exam completed before MAY of the current school year!
The In-School Dental Clinic fulfills this requirement, and is free of cost to students!
Morning Drop Off / Afternoon Pick Up
Drop off begins at 8:15am. (There is no supervision prior to 8:15am)
Before School Line Up Locations
Grade Kindergarten, 1st , 2nd by door 6 and 7 and enter door 5
Grade 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th on the basketball courts and enter door 4
**Bus Riders will line up by Door 1.
After School Pick Up
Students will exit the door they enter.
Our teachers need your child's pick up information. Please share with them whether your child is a parent pick up, walker, turnabout pick up, Boys & Girls club or older sibling picking up.
If you are driving your child to or from school, you must use the turnabout on Streamwood Boulevard. Drivers must stay in their cars. Staff will escort your child to their line up location. There is no parking in the turnabout.
Reminder--The staff parking lot is for staff. No parent parking or drop off is allowed.
We encourage all our parents to walk their child to school on the first days to see the traffic and better understand how drop off and pick up work.
** In order for our process to work, it takes patience. **
Food for reward or celebrations...
As a District, we encourage students to make good choices around healthy eating and physical activity to promote positive outcomes. With the holidays around the corner, U-46 will continue this practice by promoting holiday celebrations with non-food items. To stay aligned with the USDA's Smart Snacks requirements, food-related celebrations or distribution of snacks to students to eat in the classroom during the school day will not be allowed. The USDA-defined school day hours are from midnight to 30 minutes after the end of the school day.