Report cards will be mailed home on Tuesday Nov. 25th.
District 211 Information Night-8th Grade Parents ONLY:
- District 54 and District 211 invite all 8th grade students and their parents to attend our upcoming District 211 Parent/Student Information Night on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at Keller Junior High School.
- The presentation in Spanish will begin at 6:00 pm. The presentation in English will begin at 7:00 pm in the gym.
- The presentations will be facilitated by District 211 student services directors Brigit Cain from Conant High School, Yassila Delgado from Schaumburg High School and Jennifer Beers from Hoffman Estates High School
- The purpose of this evening program will be to explain the high school enrollment and preliminary registration process. This orientation will include Explore test topics and high school placement as well as program planning for student elective courses. District 211 representatives will also entertain questions that parents may have pertaining to registration or the freshman high school curriculum. Please see the attached flyers for more information.
On November 12th, 2014 8th grade parents are invited to attend a parent presentation to get more information on the Explore assessment and general information about high school. The presentation will be given by support staff from Schaumburg High School and Conant High School. A separate presentation will be given from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm for Spanish speaking parents. The general presentation will be given from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
First trimester will be ending on Friday Nov. 14th. Make sure all missing assignments are turned in prior to that date. Report cards will be sent home on Tuesday Nov. 25th.
Today several of our 8th grade students participated in the NFPA Fluid Power Challenge at Harper College. The NFPA Fluid Power Challenge is a competition that challenges eighth grade students to solve an engineering problem using fluid power. They work in teams to design and build a fluid power mechanism, and then compete against other teams in a timed competition. One of the Keller teams took first place for their project design! Mrs. Burke and I had the opportunity to visit our students at Harper College to observe their team work as they constructed their devices. We were extremly impressed with each teams dedication to work as a collaborative team to get the job done.
Several clubs are up and running at Keller and are open to new members. If you’re not involved in something, look at this list and see what fits for you!
Great American Scholars ran by Ms. Ghani
Girls Club ran by Mrs. Gdowski
Craft and Garden Club ran by Mrs. Engle
FUSE club begins 10/27 with Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Gora.
GEMS CSI, applications are due Wednesday to Mrs. Brazeau by 7:30 am
POMS, permission slips are due by Oct. 27th to Ms. Ghani or Mrs. Hoffman, tryouts will be next week.
The District 54 Warriors Unified Soccer Teams traveled to Homewood Flossmoor High School over the weekend to compete in the 2014 Northern Unified Soccer Regional Tournament.
All teams braved the cold weather did a great job, and advance on to the state competition in two weeks at Toyota Park.
Gold Rush ~ 2nd place in their division (Silver medal) Congratulations to Wata Y
Red Thunder ~ 1st place in their division (Gold medal) Congratulations to Matthew W
On Friday, October 3rd, the Interact Clubs from Keller and Mead along with the Elk Grove and Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates Rotary Clubs will be greeting guests at Mariano’s in Hoffman Estates to promote the District 54 Food Pantry. Students and Rotarians will be sharing information about the District 54 Food Pantry with Mariano’s patrons from 9:30-1:00 p.m. Come do your grocery shopping and support the District 54 Food Pantry by making a food or monetary donation. All proceeds raised will be used to purchase items that are generally not donated for the Keller and Mead Pantries. For more information about the District 54 Food Pantry, please visit http://sd54.org/food-pantry/. We look forward to seeing the District 54 community at Mariano’s on 2575 W Golf Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169!