Freedom Newsletter

March 8, 2015

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PARCC Reminders

A few reminders for so that students feel ready and confident during the PARCC Tests:


  • Students should get a good night's rest
  • ALL students will be provided with FREE breakfast on PARCC Testing dates
  • Students must CHARGE their laptops/iPads each night
  • Students must have their OWN pair of headphones to use for the test.

Headphones or Earbuds for PARCC

NOW FOR SALE IN THE SCHOOL OFFICE FOR $2.00. All students are required to have a set of headphones or earbuds to use for the PARCC test in March. Students can purchase these on their own or at school. Please ensure that your student is well prepared for the PARCC test.
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PARCC Testing Dates

This year, students in Illinois will take the PARCC test (which has replaced the ISAT). Students will take 3 reading tests and 3 math tests. These tests must be completed between the dates of March 9-April 3.

Freedom students will take their tests on March 10, 11, 12, 17, and 18. Students will take practice tests in advance of the PARCC test so that they can feel confident and comfortable on the actual test date.

6th Graders are Running a Book Drive!

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Please Take the 5 Essentials Parent Survey

Safe Drop off and Pickup

Just a reminder to parents that students can only be dropped off/picked up at the GREEN locations on this map. We understand that when the weather is colder you don't want your student to be out in the cold, but we cannot have parents picking up students in the bus lane due to safety concerns. Thank you for your cooperation!