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August 12, 2022 - Back to School Information

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"Meet and Greet" Events


Information regarding preschool orientation and meeting the staff will be sent directly to parents through the mail. Information coming soon!

Elementary Schools

All elementary school students and their parents/guardians are invited to a "Meet and Greet" at their school.

Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Place: All Elementary Schools

This will be a time for children and parents to meet their new teacher, the building principal, and the assistant principal and drop off school supplies in the classroom.

Leman Middle School

Students and parents are invited to walk the halls of LMS and find their classes in this open-house event. There are no formal presentations given. It is simply an opportunity for students to explore the building and prepare for the first day of school!

Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Place: Leman Middle School

Questions? Contact Hannah Christie at

School Supplies - Sales Tax Holiday


Illinois' 10-day sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 5, cutting the state's sales tax rate by five percentage points on certain school supplies and some clothing.

That means for every $100 you spend, you'll pay $5 less in sales tax through Aug. 14.

You can view the school supply list on the District website at: on the Registration webpage.

First Days of School

Mark your calendar for the first day of the 22/23 school year:

  • Tues, Sept 6, 2022 - First day for 1st-8th graders
  • Wed, Sept 7, 2022 - First day for kindergarteners
  • Tues, Sept 13, 2022 - First day for preschoolers

D33 Mobile App - Stay connected on the go!

The D33 app can be used as a one-stop location to access information about the district, and parents can view specific details about their children, such as:

  • grades
  • bus routes
  • class schedules
  • teachers

Parents must use a login and password to view information specific to their child(ren), such as bus routes, teachers, attendance, etc. Please complete this form to request your Login and Password for the D33 Mobile App.

Visit our website for more information and tutorials.

Class Schedule and Teacher Information

Class schedules and teacher information will be available on the D33 mobile app near the end of August. Parents will be notified of the date this information will be available via phone, email, and text messages.
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Healthy West Chicago - 5K Fun Run

Join us for our 5th Annual Healthy West Chicago 5K Fun Run Fundraiser on August 20-21, 2022, both Virtually and Live! REGISTER NOW!!!!!

1 Mile Youth Fun Run for only $5.00!

All participants in the 1 Mile Fun Run get a Finisher's Ribbon. 1 Mile Fun Run is for ages 10 & under.

Live Race is on AUGUST 20. The Race will start and finish at Reed Keppler Park at 7:30 a.m. by the ARC Center. The Race is on the certified course on the beautiful Prairie Path! Registration will be near Zone250 at Reed-Keppler Park, west of the ARC Center.

Virtual Race is AUGUST 20-21. You can complete your virtual run anytime that weekend! Virtual participants are not eligible for age group awards.

Raffle prizes all registrants could win on race day:

  • Turtle Splash admission pass pack
  • Two $25 gift cards to Dick Pond Athletics
  • Two gift cards to The Slice Spot for a Large Pizza
  • ONE YEAR fitness membership at the ARC Center
  • Two $25 gift cards to The Kitchen Table for kids cooking class or catering

*Even if you don't win a raffle prize, you will still receive a 5K race bag and a race day t-shirt!*

Registration & Fee Structure:

  • 5K Run/Walk Adult (18 and older): $30.00
  • Resident 5K Run/Walk Adult: $25.00
  • 5K Run/Walk Student (17 and under) $10.00
  • 1 Mile Youth Run (10 and under) $5.00

AWARDS: A trophy will be distributed to one overall male/female winner for the 5K and 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals (male/female winner) in each age category.

All 1-mile runners will receive a finisher ribbon!

Volunteer Information:

We are also looking for volunteers to assist with packet pick-up and race day duties. I have attached a flyer.

Register as a volunteer: Volunteer Registration Link or Email:

West Chicago Elementary School District 33