Monday, April 7, 2014

Spring Picture Day Tomorrow, 4/8/14

Spring Picture Day is tomorrow, 4/8/14. All students may dress up but only students with complete order forms and payments will be allowed to take pictures. The main office cannot provide change for picture orders please send cash in the exact amount or send a check/money order made payable to Lifetouch Pictures.


Today is an 11:30 a.m. Dismissal For All Students/Parent Teacher Conferences 1:00-6:45 p.m.

Today is an 11:30 a.m. dismissal for all students and there are no after school programs. Parent Teacher Conferences are from 1:00-6:45 p.m. YOU MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT TO ATTEND CONFERENCES, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

New ASA Dismissal Procedures Effective Immediately.

In cooperation with the Chicago Police Department and Alderman O'Connor's Office Passages families must come into the building to pick of their children from the ASA program. Students will not be dismissed curbside from this point forward. In addition please remember you may not double park, honk your own or block any street surrounding the school.  Failure to abide by these guidelines may result in being ticket or towed by the City of Chicago.

Please help Passages continue to be a respectful member of our surrounding community.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Monday, March 24, 2014

March Madness Schedule/Make Up Snow Day Friday, 3/28/14

Just a reminder that Friday, 3/28/14 is a regular school day. 

Here is the March Madness Schedule:
Tuesday, 3/25
Game 1-4:15 pm
3rd Graders Playoff-Mrs. Iuhas vs. Ms. Mengarelli's Class

Game 2-5:15 pm
4th Graders playoff- Mrs. Swilley vs. Mr. Ripley's class

Wednesday, 3/26
Game 1-3:15 pm
5th Graders playoff-Ms. Corie vs. Mrs. Bertucci's class

Game 2-4:15 pm
6th Graders playoff-Mrs. Schnur vs. Mr. Scott's class

Thursday, 3/27
Game 1-4:15 pm
7th Graders playoff-Mr. Konieczka vs. Ms. Ayers' class

Game 2-5:15 pm
5th Grade champion vs. 6th Grade champion 

Monday, March 17, 2014

Healthy Living/Positive Parenting Workshop Tonight 4:30-6:15 p.m. Lower Level Passages

Just a reminder that our second series in our parenting workshops will  take place tonight, 3/17/14 from 4:30-6:15 p.m. tonight's topics are:
General Session/Effects of Domestic Violence
Refreshments will be served and children are welcome!

Monday, March 10, 2014

Parent Workshops Start Tonight At Passages!!!

Passages will be hosting a series of parent workshops starting this Monday, 3/10/14. Tonight's series is as follows:
4:30-5:25:  Obesity Prevention/Healthy Living Workshop
5:30-6:15: Positive Parenting Workshop

Workshops will be held on the lower level of Passages.

* Refreshments will be provided. 

Hope to see you there!!!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Community Meeting To Increase Current Elementary Enrollment, Thursday, 3/6/14 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Passages Cafeteria

There will be a community meeting on Thursday, 3/6/14 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. to discuss the proposed increase to Passages enrollment at the elementary level.  The meeting will take place in the Passages' cafeteria. All visitors must sign in at the main office and receive a visitor's pass in order to attend.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

ISAT Start Next Week for 3rd-8th Grade Students/Morning Care Reminders

ISAT Testing starts Monday, 3/3/14 for all our 3rd-8th grade students. It is extremely important that students eat a healthy breakfast each morning and arrive at school on time. ISAT testing starts promptly at 8:30 a.m. and students who arrive late will not be allowed into the classroom until testing is completed.

Reminder: As the weather gets warmer please remember that morning care is only from 7:00-7:30 a.m. daily. The only reason students are allowed in the building after 7:30 a.m. is if it is below 32 degrees or there is extreme weather (i.e. snow or thunderstorm). Please plan accordingly, Passages is not responsible for any students dropped off after morning care as ended and before the start of our official school day at 7:55 a.m.

Thanks for your cooperation!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Free Red Dress Down Day in Honor of Jump Rope For Heart Assembly, 1:15-2:45 p.m. in the Gym!

Tomorrow is a free red dress down down in honor of Jump Rope For Heart! All students wishing to participate tomorrow must be wearing red. If you are not wearing red please come to school in your regular school uniform.

All parents are welcome to attend tomorrow's JRFH assembly which will take place in the gym between 1:15-2:45 p.m.