WELCOME TO PALOS EAST SCHOOL
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH
South Trivia Night
FRIDAY, MARCH 2ND
School Improvement Day/Early Dismissal
No AM Kdg - PM Attends
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH
MONDAY, MARCH 5TH
SCHOOL IS IN SESSION DUE TO SNOW DAY
THURSDAY, MARCH 15TH
CALENDAR CHANGE - SPRING PICTURES MOVED TO APRIL 13TH
FRIDAY, MARCH 17TH
END OF QUARTER
ST. PATRICK'S DAY THEMED LUNCH
EAST BOOK FAIR MARCH 19TH - 23RD
TUESDAY, MARCH 20TH
PFA MEETING 6 P.M. @ SOUTH
BOARD OF ED MEETING 7 P.M. @ SOUTH
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21ST
BOOK FAIR PARENT NIGHT @ EAST
THURSDAY, MARCH 22ND
FRIDAY, MARCH 23RD
REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION
MONDAY, MARCH 26TH - MONDAY, APRIL 2ND
SPRING RECESS - NO SCHOOL
CLASSES RESUME TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD
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 - WEDNESDAYS @ 3:25 - 4:15 p.m.
COMPUTER CLUB - WEDNESDAYS @ 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
FILM CLUB - MONDAYS - 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 - THURSDAYS @ 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:
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.
Student Lunch Times:
Grades 1 & 2: 11:45 - 12:25 p.m.
Grade 5: 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.
Grades 3 & 4: 12:35 - 1:15 p.m.
Hot Lunches from ARAMark
Hot lunches are $2.95 per day, including milk ($0.50)
HOT LUNCH MUST BE PURCHASED ON THE WEB STORE THIS YEAR.
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.
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:
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.