Ruth M. Schneider Elementary

February 2022 Newsletter

Illinois Assessment of Readiness

The Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) is the state assessment and accountability measure for Illinois students enrolled in a public school district. IAR assesses the New Illinois Learning​ Standards and will be administered in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The 2021 assessment window opens in March. Schneider’s 3rd grade testing dates will be released soon!

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day parties will be held on February 14. Classroom parties will begin after 2:00 p.m. Classroom teachers will share information soon regarding party specifics.

Upcoming Events


4 Dental Cleanings; Progress reports go home

10 P.I.E., 6:00 p.m.

16 Board Meeting, HS Library 7:00 p.m.

18 Teacher Inservice - NO SCHOOL

21 President’s Day - NO SCHOOL


8 Kindergarten Registration, 5:15 and 6:15 p.m. Schneider Cafeteria

10 P.I.E., 6:00 p.m.

11 End of 3rd Quarter

15 Spring Picture Day; 2nd and 3rd Grade Spring Concert, BRHS Old Gym, 7:00 p.m.**

16 Board Meeting, HS Library 7:00 p.m.

18 Report cards go home; 2:20 p.m. Early Dismissal

21-25 Spring Break – NO SCHOOL

28 School Resumes

31 Pre-K Screenings