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WELCOME TO PALOS EAST SCHOOL
UPCOMING EVENTS

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THURSDAY, MAY 25TH
GR. 5 ACADEMY AWARDS FOR BOOKS
10 a.m. - Noon
 (Shuttles will be available from Good shepherd Church)

FRIDAY, MAY 26TH
GR. 4 - FIELD TRIP TO FIELD MUSEUM
Gr. 2 - KOOYENGA - CONTINENT PRESENTATIONS @ 1:45 P.M.

MONDAY, MAY 29TH
NO SCHOOL - MEMORIAL DAY

TUESDAY, MAY 30TH
GR. K - END OF YEAR PICNIC 10:30-11:30 FOR A.M. CLASSES
GR. K - END OF YEAR PICNIC 1:30-2:30 FOR P.M. CLASSES
GR. 5 - ALPS CAREER EXPO - 9:50-11:30 A.M.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31ST
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTEN
GR. 5 - BRAIN DAY - 1 P.M.
GR. 2 - END OF YEAR PICNIC 1:00-2:30 P.M
GR. 3 - END OF YEAR PICNIC 1:15-2:45 P.M.
GR. 4 - END OF YEAR PICNIC - 9:30 - 11:00 A.M.

THURSDAY, JUNE 1ST
GR. 1 - END OF YEAR PICNIC 9:30-11:00 A.M.
GR. 5 - END OF YEAR PARTY 10:00-11:30 A.M.
EARLY DISMISSAL

FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND
LAST DAY - REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION - 10:00 A.M. DISMISSAL


DAYS CLUBS ATTEND:
ART CLUB - WEDNESDAYS @ 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
BAND Groups 1 & 2 - THURSDAYS @ 8:00 a.m.
BAND Groups 3 & 4 - FRIDAYS @ 8:00 a.m.

CHORUS - THURSDAYS @ 3:25 - 4:25 p.m.
COMPUTER CLUB - THURSDAYS @ 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FILM CLUB - WEDNESDAYS - 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
LAB RATS SCIENCE CLUB - WEDNESDAYS @ 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
MATH OLYMPIADS - WEDNESDAYS 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. (East & West)
NEWSPAPER CLUB - TUESDAYS @ 8:15 a.m.
RISE & SHINE - TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAYS 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
READING CLUB - THURSDAYS 3:30 - 4:30 P.M.
SPANISH CLUB - WEDNESDAYS @ 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
STUDENT WELLNESS - TUESDAYS @ 8:30 a.m.

STUDENT ATTENDANCE HOURS:
AM Kindergarten: 9:15 - 11:45
PM Kindergarten: 12:30 - 3:00
Grades 1 - 5: 8:55 - 3:25

All parent drop off is in the front of the building.  Buses are unloaded in back by playground.  All students will be greeted by Palos East staff members.
Kindergarten Parent drop off is @ 9:10 a.m. & 12:25 p.m. 
Kindergarten pickup for parents @ 11:45 and 3:00 


Students in Grades 1-5 may not be dropped off at school prior to 8:35 a.m.
There is no adult supervision prior to that time.
Ivy League can provide before/after school care.

 

ABSENCES AND HOMEWORK HOTLINE:
Please report late arrival, absence and
request homework prior to 10:00 a.m. each day:
708-923-7051
Requested homework may be picked up in the front office
between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. each weekday.


IMPORTANT DISMISSAL INFORMATION:
Please be advised that all students will be sent home only on their regularly assigned District 118 bus unless other arrangements of a permanent nature have been made. If, on occasion, your child will be a car rider, you must notify us IN WRITING and IN ADVANCE. To ensure the safety and security of our students, there can be no changes in dismissal after 2:15 each day.

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Student Lunch Times:
Grades 1 & 2:     11:45 - 12:05 p.m.
Grade 5:  12:10 - 12:30 p.m.
Grades 3 & 4:  12:35 - 12:55 p.m.
  
Hot Lunches from ARAMark
Hot lunches are $2.85 per day, including milk
HOT LUNCH MUST BE PURCHASED ON THE WEB STORE THIS YEAR.

VISITOR SIGN-IN POLICY 

I want to remind parents about our visitor sign-in policy. Visitors who wish to enter
 the building (beyond the main office) during school hours will be required to provide a state driver's license or I.D. This information will be electronically screened against the National Sex Offender Database. An I.D badge using your photo will be produced and must be worn while in the school. As always, the safety of the children remains our top priority.

SCHOOL OFFICE HOURS
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If you are coming in to enroll a new student,
 please arrive no later than 3:00 p.m.
 to allow sufficient time to complete your child's enrollment.


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SCHOOL CLOSING/LATE START:
In the event of school closing or late start, you will receive a phone call and/or email informing you of a change in school status.
In addition, closing information is provided at:
www.emergencyclosing.com

If you DO NOT receive a phone call or email informing you of a change in school status, then school WILL BE IN SESSION during the normal school hours.


                   
                            















 

 

 

 




















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