Tuesday, February 4
Please join us to learn the features of iPhone, iPad and Mac to help you become more aware of how you and your children use devices. Apple experts will take you through Family Sharing, Screen Time and parental controls to encourage online safety and to help parents manage what their kids see and do with their devices.
Third Grade: Steve Schindler, an expert on all things reptilian, will help students get up close and personal with live reptiles (and a few amphibians!) in Reptomania.
Fourth Grade: Mad Science is doing a presentation on polymers. Students discover the chemical and physical properties of plastics. They explore the plethora of physics principles that play a role in our daily lives.
January 21 & 22
K-2 Assembly at each school: Smarty Pants is presenting Smarty in Space: A Big Balloon Odyssey. Students will learn how our space program got started, and about the original rockets that first traveled into space, as well as all about the planets of our solar system, all through the fun of balloons.
Check your school calendars for specific dates.
Sponsored by the APT and funded by the Spirit of 67 Foundation.
We are pleased to announce that Quest Food Management Services will be launching a state of the art platform to your cafes on January 13, 2020. This platform will bring menu planning, nutrition data, and real time information to your fingertips.
The web platform will be accessible through https://www.fdmealplanner.com/ and can also be downloaded free for iOS devices through the Apple Store and for android devices through Google Play. Just search for FD MealPlanner in the app store.
We are looking forward to celebrating with Winter Fest at Cherokee on Friday, February 7:
- K-2 ~ 6-7pm
- 3rd/4th ~ 7:30 - 8:30pm
To attend students must fill out the permission slip and return it to school. More information around logistics will come out as we get closer to the event.
Join us for a Family Fun Night on Thursday January 30th, from 5:00-6:00pm at Cherokee! From face painting to basketball, to dancing and crafts, there is something for everyone! You can also enjoy a dirt dessert treat. A donation of $3 per person will be collected at the door. In the Spirit of Gratitude, all donations will be given to the Lurie Children's Foundation.
All Cherokee students will help celebrate Chinese New Year in support of the Mandarin Program. Students and staff are encouraged to wear red to on that Friday as that in the color of good luck. In addition, students will have an afternoon assembly focused on Chinese New Year and some authentic cultural experiences. If you have questions our concerns reach out to Ms. Wan (email@example.com).
The Spirit of 67 Home Tour co-chairs and committee have begun working on the 17th "Opening Doors for Education" Home Tour scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2020. Tickets will be available for purchase online through the Spirit of 67 website. Home Tour Sponsorship and Program Book advertising opportunities will be available shortly.
The registration process for Preschool and Kindergarten in District 67 will be open in early February. Students who turn age 5 before September 1, 2020, are eligible to register for Kindergarten. Students ages 3-5, and not registering for Kindergarten, are eligible to register for the Community Learners (COL) Preschool housed at Sheridan Elementary School. All students must reside in Lake Forest. Parent Information Meetings will be held for each program as follows:
COL Preschool Parent Information Meeting
January 28th, 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Sheridan Elementary, 1360 N. Sheridan Road
Kindergarten Parent Information Meetings
February 6th, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Parents should attend the Kindergarten meeting at their home school
Online pre-registration will open February 6th for Preschool and Kindergarten Registration. Please contact Dr. Michelle Shinn (847-604-7440) with questions regarding registration.
On March 5, the entire Cherokee community will be attending Princess and the Pea at the Marriott Theater. Permission slips will be sent home in January.
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