Kindergarten registration fee incentive concludes Feb. 27

Summit Hill School District 161’s 2015-2016 Kindergarten registration drive is underway. Parents may access the left navigation of the webpage to review the checklist of documents needed for registration. Parents have the option of enrolling their kindergartener in the extended day program which is from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. or the half-day program which runs from 8:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Registration fee for extended day is $150. Registration fee for Half Day is $125. Payment options are available. A $20 off registration fee incentive is available for those who complete their child’s registration on or before Feb. 27, 2015. To register, please come to the District Administrative Center, 20100 South Spruce Drive in Frankfort. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


‘Wall of Gratitude’ to honor staff members for their extra efforts

Parents are welcome to recognize District 161 staff members who go above and beyond! Each school and the District Administrative Center is sporting a “Wall of Gratitude” where parents, staff members, and community members can post words of appreciation and thanks for the efforts of our staff members in helping District 161 students succeed. All staff members are eligible for recognition. Recognition forms are available on the District website (bottom right corner). Each month honorees will be recognized during a Board of Education meeting as part of the implementation of Board Goal #2.

Board adopts next school year's District calendar

August 20 & 21..............................................................Teachers Institute - No School
August 24........................................................................................First Day of School
September 4……………......1/2 Day School in AM - PM Teacher In-service-No School
September 7...............................................................................Labor Day - No School
October 9..….……….…….1/2 Day School in AM - PM Teacher In-service - No School
October 12….....................................................................Columbus Day - No School
November 23-24.....................................Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School
November 25-27.......................................................Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
December 18.................................................Last Day of School before Holiday Break
December 21-January 1......................................................................Holiday Vacation
January 4.............................................................Classes Resume after Holiday Break
January 15 …………...….1/2 Day School in AM – PM Teacher In-service - No School
January 18...................................................Martin Luther King’s Birthday - No School
February 12......................Lincoln-Way Area School District Institute Day - No School
February 15.......................................................................President’s Day - No School
March 7....................................................................................Pulaski Day - No School
March 15……………….....………………………………..……Election Day - No School
March 25 – April 1………….……..…....…………………………………….Spring Break
April 4...................................................................Classes Resume after Spring Break
April 22 ……………….……1/2 Day School in AM - PM Teacher In-service-No School
May 27.............................................................................Teacher Institute - No School
May 30..................................................................................Memorial Day - No School
June 9.............................................................................................Last Day of School

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