Thank you to Pastor Lindsey Mack, Emily Haite and Drs. Stern and Peterson for providing an evening of healing for our middle school students, families and staff this past Tuesday. We are truly grateful for the offering of space at Luther Memorial, their time and an opportunity to gather together as a community.
If you haven’t already heard, plans are underway for an addition to our existing building!
Please join us on Thursday, March 7 at 6 pm for a community meeting to hear about the exciting plans for Waters expansion. You can click here to learn more about our journey to this exciting expansion.
I would like to formally introduce Ms. Holly Gallegos, as the newest member to our Waters staff. Ms. Gallegos began her teaching with us on Monday. She is a certified teacher who will be working with alongside our staff providing teaching and learning services for our diverse learners. Welcome aboard Ms. Gallegos!
Our basketball season is winding down. Teams will head to the playoffs beginning next week. Check out our school calendar for dates and times. Thank you coaches for giving of your time and parents for supporting our teams at every game.
If your child is interested in participating in Track this spring, please have them stop by Mr. Wall’s room to pick up an official form to register.
IAR (formerly known as PARCC) testing begins next month. IAR is a robust, common core aligned test that captures students ability levels in Reading, Writing and Math. It is also aligned to the SAT. This assessment is state mandated and is used to rate each school in Illinois. This assessment will eventually be used within CPS for high school applications, SQRP data, etc.
For more information on IAR please go to: ISBE.net/IAR.
Tomorrow, Emergency Forms will be sent home. It will be on purple paper. This is the same form you completed in the fall.
With Aspen ( a new database system) going live in April, we want to make sure ALL emergency information is current. Phone numbers(land lines and cell), emails, emergency contacts for pick up, etc. will need to be completed. We will cross check all students information so we will be sure that it is current when we transition to Aspen. The form is to be returned to your child’s homeroom teacher. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in completing the form.
Big Night is just around the corner! This is a great community event that benefits the children at Waters! If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, please do so. It is sure to be a great time with great people!
Have a great weekend!