• Attention Students and Families: Click here to access your e-learning activities for the week of 6/8 - 6/10.

    Wednesday, June 10th is the last day of school. 

    There is no more eLearning on Thursday, June 11th or Friday, June 12th.  

    If you have any questions as you work through the activities,

    you can email me at dmerkel@emsd63.org from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  


    Parents: Once your child has completed the designated activities,

    please make sure to record his/her E-Learning Day Attendance through Powerschool.

    If you have questions related to marking attendance through Powerschool, please email Portal411@emsd63.org


    Join us on our PreK ABC Countdown to Summer! 



    Our Apollo PTO is looking to thank the essential workers in our community.

    The Apollo PTO would like your help in thanking essential workers (police, healthcare workers, firemen, grocery store workers, etc.) in our community! You can submit photos* of your family holding signs, cards, letters, or anything creative to thank our community heroes! Please email pictures to apollo63pto@gmail.com to be shared with the essential workers supporting our community on behalf of our school. Photos may also be posted on the Apollo School Twitter and other D63 social media accounts. We request that you do not include student names in the submissions. We look forward to seeing your family photos!


    *By submitting your photos you are giving the Apollo PTO permission to use the photos online.


    Click on the links below for more information


     Family Meal Pick Up


    Welcome to Ms. Merkel's Blended Preschool Classroom

    Welcome to Ms. Merkel's Blended Preschool Classroom!

    E-mail: dmerkel@emsd63.org Phone: 847.493.8455

    As we transition from being a classroom community to an online community during these unexpected times, I want to thank you for your patience, flexibility, and committment to continuing your child's learning.