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  • Anne Fox School

    1035 Parkview Dr.
    Hanover Park IL 60133

    630-736-3500

    Principal: Mrs. Colette Bell
    Assistant Principal: Mrs. Priscilla Buchanan

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  • Calendar

    August 22, 2019
    • Kindergarten Screening

      August 20, 2019 - August 22, 2019 @ 

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    August 26, 2019
    • First full day of attendance for kindergarten students

      August 26, 2019

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    August 29, 2019
    September 2, 2019
    September 5, 2019
    • Board of Education Meeting

      September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

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    September 11, 2019
    • Jr. High Curriculum Night

      September 11, 2019
      At all junior high schools

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    September 18, 2019
    • Half-day Inservice Day - Early dismissal 11:40am

      September 18, 2019

      Early dismissal, 11:40am

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    September 19, 2019
    • Board of Education Meeting

      September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

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    September 22, 2019
    • Run to Read

      September 22, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
      Dirksen School, 116 W Beech Dr, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

      Run to Read is a day of races offering something for everyone.

      The day begins with mascot races at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 100-yard and 400-yard dashes for children at 8 a.m. Every child will receive a medal.

      At 9 a.m. sharp, we will start our 5K run on a USATF-certified course over mostly flat roads (see our map online at http://sd54.org/runtoread).

      There is also a family fun walk for adults and children alike at 9:15 a.m.

      All four events support our goal of collecting 1,000 children's books for every classroom in District 54.

      No bicycles, skates, scooters, wheeled vehicles or pets are allowed on the courses. Strollers are allowed.

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    October 3, 2019
    • Board of Education Meeting

      October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

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    October 10, 2019
    • Half-day parent teacher conferences - no school in afternoon

      October 10, 2019

      Early dismissal at 11:40am

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    October 11, 2019
    • Full-day parent-teacher conferences - no school all day

      October 11, 2019

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    October 14, 2019
    October 17, 2019
    • Board of Education Meeting

      October 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

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  • Latest News

    Back to School Information

    Hello Fox Families!  We would like to extend a warm and friendly Fox welcome to you all and we look forward to a great 2019-2020 school year! We hope you had a wonderful summer with your family and friends and we look forward to hearing about your adventures.  Our Fox staff is already busy planning […]...

    Principal’s Message August 18, 2019

    Hello Anne Fox Community, Our Back to School Night event was an incredible kickoff to the year ahead. Thank you to the many families who attended classroom presentations, greeted your child’s new teacher, and learned more about the wonderful school year ahead. The anticipation is building for our first day of school tomorrow! Here are […]...

    Principal’s Message August 10, 2019

    Hello Anne Fox Community, We hope you are enjoying the last few days of summer.  Much of the information below is the same as last week, but as you prepare for the start of a new school year these updates and reminders will help us get off to a great beginning! Class Assignments Teacher assignments […]...

  • Back to School Information

    Hello Fox Families!  We would like to extend a warm and friendly Fox welcome to you all and we look forward to a great 2019-2020 school year! We hope you had a wonderful summer with your family and friends and we look forward to hearing about your adventures.  Our Fox staff is already busy planning and ‘Setting the Stage for Success’ for the new school year!  We are excited for the arrival of our students!

    Assistant Principal

    We would like to welcome Mrs. Priscilla Buchanan as our new full time Assistant Principal.  Mrs. Buchanan comes to us from within District 54 where she spent six years as a classroom teacher and seven years as a district literacy coach.  We are excited to welcome Mrs. Buchanan to our Fox Family!

    Office Hours

    Our Fox Office is now open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Our office will be closed on Thursday, August 15 from 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. as our staff will be participating in a special professional development opportunity.

    Classroom Placement Letters/Registration/Residency

    If you need to drop off an updated lease or residency documents, please stop by the office as soon as possible.  Classroom placement letters were mailed out to all families the week of August 5th.  We are unable to place your student in a classroom until these documents are received.  If you have any questions regarding registration or residency, please give our secretaries a call at 630-736-3500.   Please visit our district website at https://sd54.org/resources/registration/  to see a list of documents required for registration.

    School Supply Lists

    If you need a copy of your child’s school supply list, please click 2019 2020 Fox School Supply List

    Upcoming Events

    Thursday, August 15:  Curriculum Night

    Welcome Back/Curriculum night will be on August 15th from 6:00-7:30.

    • 6:00-6:15 supply drop off
    • 6:15-6:45 classroom presentations
    • 6:45-7:00 supply drop off
    • 7:00-7:30 classroom presentations

    Please remember that the classroom doors will be closed once the presentation has begun.  You can visit the gym to sign up for conferences, get assistance filling out Title I paperwork (Free Lunch), Jet’s Pizza forms, learn about and join PTA and visit with other members of the Fox Family.  We hope you can join us on Curriculum Night August 15, 2019

    First Day of School

    The first day of school for grades 1-6 is Monday, August 19th and we will again be welcoming students through the “Tunnel of Hope”.  Students should arrive to school at 8:25 and stand outside on the line that is labeled with their room number.  They will be met by their classroom teacher and at the first bell they will enter the building through the main entrance.  Parents are invited to line up on both sides of the front sidewalk and help create the “Tunnel of Hope” where students will be clapped in for a new school year.

    The first day of school for kindergarten is Monday, August 26th.   On a typical school day, all students will line up outside on their classroom line and will be let into the building at 8:25 a.m.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Principal’s Message August 18, 2019

    Hello Anne Fox Community,

    Our Back to School Night event was an incredible kickoff to the year ahead. Thank you to the many families who attended classroom presentations, greeted your child’s new teacher, and learned more about the wonderful school year ahead. The anticipation is building for our first day of school tomorrow! Here are a few reminders that will make the first day a success.

    First Day of School for 1st – 6th grade/All instructional classrooms – August 19
    When students arrive on Monday, they will line up on the blacktop at 8:25 using the line with homeroom number. Teachers will be holding signs indicating their name, grade level, and classroom number. Parents are welcome to join us on the front sidewalk to clap our students into the building for our Tunnel of Hope! Students will be dismissed at 3:00.

    Welcome Anne Fox Kindergarteners!
    We are excited to welcome our Kindergarteners to Anne Fox School! You can look forward to making new friends, learning new skills, and developing a love for school. The first day of school for kindergarten students is Monday, August 26.

    Attendance
    Remember to call our attendance line at 630-736-3500 by 9:00am each day your student will be absent. Be sure to include your child’s name, teacher, classroom number, and reason for the absence. Students who are not called in absent will be marked as unexcused. Please make every effort to schedule vacations and medical appointments around the school calendar.

    Lunch Hours
    Be sure to send your child to school with a lunch. It helps the office greatly when student come to school with their lunch already packed. Please avoid dropping off lunches.
    • First lunch: 11:15-12:00 (grades 2, 4,and 5)
    • Second lunch: 12:00-12:45 (grades K,1,3,6)

    Run to Read
    District 54 is hosting its annual Run to Read, which will be held on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at Dirksen Elementary School in Schaumburg. The day includes school mascot races at 7:30 a.m., 100-yard and 400-yard dashes for children at 8 a.m., a 5K run at 9 a.m. and a 1-mile family walk at 9:15 a.m. Although you can register at any time, even the morning of the race, you will save $5 and be guaranteed a t-shirt in the size you requested if you register by Friday August 30. The Run to Read is an awesome opportunity to promote healthy living by encouraging your children to exercise, or even better, by joining them on the walk or run. The event also supports our goal of collecting 1,000 children’s books for every classroom in District 54. To register, visit sd54.org/runtoread.

    Dates to Remember
    8/19 First Day of School, Grades 1-6 and all instructional classrooms
    8/26 First Day of School for kindergarten
    8/26 Fall MAP testing begins
    9/2 No School – Labor Day
    9/11 First PTA Meeting, 7:00pm, join us in the staff lounge!
    9/18 Half Day Inservice – 11:40am dismissal
    9/22 District 54 Run to Read – sign up here!

    Have a great weekend!
    Colette Bell and Priscilla Buchanan

    Principal’s Message August 10, 2019

    Hello Anne Fox Community,

    We hope you are enjoying the last few days of summer.  Much of the information below is the same as last week, but as you prepare for the start of a new school year these updates and reminders will help us get off to a great beginning!

    Class Assignments

    Teacher assignments should have been received. If you do not get a letter be sure you have turned in your residency documents to the office.

    Assistant Principal

    We would like to welcome Priscilla Buchanan as our new full-time assistant principal.  Priscilla comes to us from within District 54 where she spent six years as a classroom teacher and seven years as a district literacy coach.  She is excited to be part of the Fox family!

    Registration

    Please make sure you have registered your child for the 2019-2020 school year to ensure your child is on a class roster. Registration requires all students to prove residency.  Students who are not registered will not be assigned to a classroom.  If you rent, please bring in current lease and two current utility bills.  If you own your home, please bring in current property tax bill or current mortgage statement along with two current utility bills.  If you will be registering your child for kindergarten, the child’s birth certificate or passport will also be required.

    Office Hours

    The Anne Fox office is now open from 7:30AM-4:00PM.

    Reminder for Sixth Grade Parents

    Mailed home in January was a packet regarding health requirements for entry into sixth grade. A current physical examination (dated 8-15-18 or later) is required for all students entering sixth grade. These students must show proof of receiving 1 dose of Tdap, 3 hepatitis B vaccines, 2 doses of varicella vaccines and 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine.  Please have the sixth grade physical examination form completed by the physician and documentation showing proof of required vaccines. Please turn this document into the nurse by the first day of school. Sixth grade students will be excluded from school if this requirement is not met.

    School Supply Lists

    Stores are ready with school supplies! If you need a copy of the supply list, please visit our website (resource section) at https://fox.sd54.org/ . If you are having difficulty getting supplies, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher for support.

    Curriculum Night

    Welcome Back/Curriculum night will be on August 15th from 6:00-7:30.

    • 6:00-6:15 supply drop off
    • 6:15-6:45 classroom presentations
    • 6:45-7:00 supply drop off
    • 7:00-7:30 classroom presentations

    Please remember that the classroom doors will be closed once the presentation has begun.  You can visit the gym to sign up for conferences, get assistance filling out Title I paperwork, learn about and join PTA and visit with other members of the Fox Family!

    First Day of School

    The first day of school is Monday, August 19th and we will again be welcoming students through the “Tunnel of Hope”.  Students should arrive to school at 8:25 and stand outside on the line that is labeled with their room number.  They will be met by their classroom teacher and at the first bell they will enter the building through the main entrance.  Parents are invited to line up on both sides of the front sidewalk and help create the “Tunnel of Hope” where students will be clapped in for a new school year.

    • On a typical school day the students will line up on their classroom line and wait until 8:25 when they will be let in the building.

    Lunch Hours

    Be sure to send your child to school with a lunch.  It helps the office greatly when student come to school with their lunch already packed.  Please avoid dropping off lunches.

    • First lunch: 11:15-12:00 (grades 2, 4,and 5)
    • Second lunch: 12:00-12:45 (grades K,1,3,6)

    Dates to Remember

    • Thursday, August 15th – Back to School/Curriculum Night 6:00-7:30pm
    • Monday, August 19th – First Day for all students in Grades 1-6 
    • Monday, August 26th First day of School for kindergarten students

    Have a great weekend!

    Colette Bell and Priscilla Buchanan