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    Attention Students:  Click here to access your E-Learning Choice Board.  Click here to watch Mr. Sussman's morning announcements. 
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    An email will be sent to your student email account on Monday morning at 9 a.m.   It will include links to the updated E-Learning Choice Board and E-Learning Reflection Journal.  You should be on your computer by 9 am to begin learning. 
    If you have any questions as you work through the activities, you can email me at abongiorno@emsd63.org from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on scheduled school days this week. 
    Attention Parents:  Please fill out and submit DAILY ATTENDANCE for your children.  You should use the E-Learning Attendance Form/Fomulario de asistencia del dia de aprendizaje electronico.   I will also send the same email to you that I am sending to your student on Monday morning only.  

    All District 63 School Buildings Remain Closed Through the End of the School Year

    Posted by Janet Bishop on 3/16/2020 9:00:00 AM






    As directed by the Governor, all in-person learning is suspended for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Our school buildings will remain closed through the end of the school year. Currently, the last scheduled day of the year is Thursday, June 11. If this changes, we’ll let families know as quickly as possible. 

    D63 continues to closely monitor information about the Coronavirus from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Illinois Department of Public Health

    Find information and updates on our website.


    Meal Pickup During School Closure

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    Free Meal Pickup During School Closure

    To ensure that our students, families, and members of the community have the resources they need during this challenging time, D63 is partnering with Maine Township High School District 207 to provide meals each week for all children under the age of 18.

    Food for our district and community families

    Mondays & Wednesdays: D63

    • Meals will be available (Mondays/Wednesdays) from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., at Gemini Middle School, 8955 Greenwood Avenue, Niles.
    • Parents and community members may pick up breakfasts and lunches for each member of the household under age 18.
    • Pickup process
      • PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 9 A.M. FOR THE CAR LINE. We need time to set up our process and equipment.
      • Enter the parking lot off of Greenwood, south of the school building.
      • Do not get out of your car.
      • Turn left in the parking lot and drive north along the building to Door #1 (the front of the building).
      • Tell waiting staff through your car window how many children under 18 in your household. On Monday, you will be given two days worth of breakfast and lunch for children under 18. On Wednesday, you will be given three days worth of meals.
      • Open the trunck of your car. The meals will be placed in it.
      • Once you have your meals, exit the parking lot onto Ballard. 

    Tuesdays & Thursdays: D207

    • Meals will be available (Tuesdays/Thursdays) from 9 - 11 a.m., at all three Maine Township High School District schools: 
      • Maine East, 2601 W. Dempster Street, Park Ridge -bus shelter on the east side of building.
      • Maine South, 1111 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge - Door 3 located in the front circle driveway. 
      • Maine West, 1755 S. Wolf Road, Des Plaines - bus concourse near D wing.
    • Pickup Process
      • Meals will be distributed in a “drive-through” and “walk-through” fashion.
      • Do not get out of your car. Meals will be brought to your car.
      • If you walk to school, please form a line outside and practice social distancing by keeping at least six feet between the others in line. Meals will be brought to you in the walker line.

    Learn more.

    Food for Families in our Township: Additional Resources 

    • The Maine Township Food Pantry will provide food to any township resident in need. Stop by the pantry at 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge - or call 847.297.2510 x 236. Currently, the Pantry is serving residents Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
    • McAllister’s Deli 9465 North Milwaukee Avenue, Niles. Will provide two lunches for children per adult present. No purchase is required. Hours 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. but longer hours aren’t permanent. Call 847.423.2607 to check. Remember that the restaurant is open for take out only. 
    • Check out our Community Resources page for more.

    Programa de Comidas Gratis 

    Con el propósito de ayudar a nuestros estudiantes, familias, y miembros de la comunidad y asegurarnos que tengan los recursos necesarios durante este difícil periodo, D63 se está asociando con el Distrito 207 de Maine Township High School para proporcionar comidas cada semana para niños menores de 18 años.

    Comidas para las familias del distrito y miembros de la comunidad

    Los lunes y miercoles: D63

    • Las comidas estarán disponibles (lunes/miercoles) de 9 a.m. a 12 p.m., en Gemini Middle School, 8955 Greenwood Avenue, Niles. 
    • Los padres y los miembros de la comunidad pueden recoger desayunos y almuerzos para cada miembro del hogar menor de 18 años.
    • Proceso de recibir comidas
      • POR FAVOR LE PEDIMOS QUE NO LLEGUE ANTES DE LAS 9 A.M. Necesitamos tiempo para instalar nuestro proceso y equipos.
      • Entre al estacionamiento por la entrada en Greenwood, en el lado sur del colegio.
      • Por favor no se baje de su automóvil.
      • Al entrar al estacionamiento, gire a la izquierda y maneje hacia el norte del edificio, a la puerta número 1 (localizada en la entrada principal al frente del edificio).
      • Dígale al personal que lo esperara cuántos niños menor de 18 años viven en su casa. El lunes, usted recibirá desayuno y almuerzo para dos días para cada niño. El miercoles, usted recibirá desayuno y almuerzo para tres días.
      • Abra el trunk de su automóvil. Las comidas serán puestas alli.
      • Cuando reciba las comidas, por favor salga del estacionamiento por la calle Ballard.

    Los martes y jueves: D207

    • Las comidas estarán disponibles (martes/jueves) de 9 a 11 a.m., en las tres escuelas del Maine Township High School District 207:
      • Maine East, 2601 W. Dempster Street, Park Ridge - terminal de autobús de la escuela en el este del edificio
      • Maine South, 1111 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge - entrada principal de la Calle Dee, Puerta #3
      • Maine West, 1755 S. Wolf Road, Des Plaines - terminal de autobús de la escuela cerca del Pasillo D
    • Proceso de recibir comidas
      • Los alimentos se distribuirán en las escuelas de dos maneras, “dentro de su coche” y en “fila.”
      • Por favor no se baje de su automóvil. Las comidas serán llevadas a su automóvil.    
      • Si camina a la escuela, forme una fila afuera y practique el distanciamiento social manteniendo no menos de seis pies entre los demás en fila.  Los alimentos se le llevarán a su coche o a la fila.   

    Recursos adicionales para obtener comida para las familias de nuestra comunidad: 

    • El Maine Township Food Pantry  puede proveer comida a aquellas familias que lo necesitan. Usted puede pasar por el pantry en 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge o comunicarse por teléfono al 847.297.2510
    • McAlister's Deli, 9465 North Milwaukee Avenue, Niles.  tiene una promoción la cual ofrece dos comida gratis a un niño, si los padres están presentes. No se requiere compra. Horas 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., pero las horas más largas no son permanentes -  teléfono al 847.423.2607. El restaurante está solamente abierto para take-out y está localizado.
    • Visite nuestra Community Resources page para más.
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