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ViewMedinah School District 11
Medinah Primary School
22W300 Sunnyside Road
Medinah, IL 60157
Phone: (630) 529-9788
Fax: (630) 529-6304
 
Principal: Mrs. Erin Berwick 
 
 
 
 
 
FROM THE PRINCIPAL

 

Greetings Medinah Primary School Families! 

We are looking forward to starting the 2023-2024 school year with each of you. As a Medinah Primary learning community, we are committed to partnering with you to ensure your child is supported academically, socially, and emotionally. 

Safety is our top priority at MPS. Please work with us and follow the drop-off and pick up procedures:

  • Drop off for AM Preschool i 8:10-8:15am, PM: 12:20-12:30pm.

  • Drop off for AM-K-2 is 8:20-8:40am, PM Kindergarten is 12:25-12:35pm.

  • Students must exit curbside.

  • If parents want to get out of the car to assist their child, please park in a parking spot and walk your child to the curb. 

  • If you arrive AFTER 8:15 (preschool) or 8:40 (K-2) please park in a parking spot and walk your child up to the door.

  • When dropping off or picking up in the afternoon, please do not enter the recess area. We need to make sure only students and supervisors are on the playground.

  • When you drop something off for your child, you will be buzzed in and asked to put the item on the table in the vestibule. There are post-it notes and pens for you to label the item. We will deliver it to your child.

As always, Medinah Schools are committed to Every Student, Every Day. 

 

Kindly, 

Erin Berwick

Principal  


5ESSENTIALS SURVEY

Dear Parents/Guardians, 

Teachers, parents, and students across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate in the Illinois 5Essentials Survey: Organizing Schools for Improvement. The Illinois 5Essentials Survey is an Illinois State Board of Education initiative designed to generate a detailed picture of the inner workings of your child’s school. The University of Chicago is conducting the survey on behalf of the State Board of Education. District 11 teachers and students in grades 4-8 will complete the survey during the regular school day. 

District 11 parents may visit the Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey

Your participation in the Survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement. However, District 11 will ONLY receive the survey results if at least 20 percent of parents respond to the survey. Your identity and responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. We strongly encourage our parents to participate, as the feedback generated from the survey will only help us to focus our improvement efforts.

For more information about the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, please visit this link. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact 5Essentials Client Services at 1-866-440-1874 or i[email protected]



Medinah School District Preschool

If you are interested in Medinah School District 11’s Preschool for All program for the 2023-2024 school year, please call Angela at MPS 630-529-9788 for a developmental screening packet. All families with children ages 3-5 who are interested in preschool must go through the screening process.

Medinah Student Code of Conduct
  • We are safe. 
  • We are caring. 
  • We are respectful. 
  • We are responsible

Power Through Before and After School Care with Medinah Park District
The Medinah Park District will be offering before and after school care to MPS and MIS students, grade K-5. Morning care is offered as early as 6:30 AM and is available to families until 6:00 PM. Before and after school care is provided at Medinah Primary. Please contact the Medinah Park District to sign up for child care. 

Club Kindergarten
The Medinah Park District is once again offering Club Kindergarten to our kindergarten students.  Students in either morning or afternoon kindergarten can participate.  Students eat lunch at the Park District.  Mid-day bus transportation is provided.  This is an excellent addition to a kindergarten student’s day.  Please call the Medinah Park District to sign up!
 

HELP WANTED 

Translators Needed

**Translators (Spanish, Polish, and Ukrainian) are needed to help with communications, including writing and speaking.

** Rate of Pay $15.00 per hour

**Translators will be hired on an "as needed" basis

**If interested, contact the building principal 


Medinah School District 11 and the three schools use Constant Contact to send eNews to the parents' email addresses that were provided during registration. If you would like to receive these eNew deliveries, please click on the Constant Contact link and take one minute to provide some information. 

                                                                    
UPCOMING EVENTS
Thursday, February 29th
 Family Learning Night CANCELLED

Monday, March 4th
No School - Casimir Pulaski Day

Tuesday, March 5th
Report Cards Distributed

Thursday, March 7th
2:00pm Early Dismissal
Preschool Screening
Vision & Hearing Screening

Thursday, March 14th
Spring Picture Day

Friday, March 15th
1st Grade CAP Program
Wear Green

Thursday, March 21st
6:15pm PTO Meeting @ MIS
7:00pm B.O.E. Meeting @ MIS

Friday, March 22nd
11:45am Half Day

3/25-4/1 Spring Break

Tuesday, April 2nd
School Resumes

Friday, April 12th
PTO Bingo Night @MMS
2023-2024 SCHOOL SUPPLIES
 
Standards Based Grading and Reporting
 
To find out more about standards based grading and how student progress will be shared with parents, please check out the attached documents.
 
MPS will be implementing standards based grading and reporting beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. 
 

What is Standard Based Grading 

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Roselle, Illinois 60172
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