James R. Wood School

Welcome to James R. Wood Elementary

Christy Pruski, Principal


upcoming events

March 10 Early Dismissal (11:40 am)
March 13-16 Scholastic Book Fair
Monday thru Thursday:  8:30 am - 3:30 pm
*Thursday only*:  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
March 16 Family Read Night (6:00 pm)
March 17 Spring Pictures
March 20  BOE Meeting (7:00 pm)
March 26-31 Spring Break

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year is TuesdayMay 2nd, 2017.   Please see below for documents needed to prove residency within the Somonauk School District.    

         Kind Registration

proving residency

All students must prove residency during the registration process.  If you have an older child in the district, residency has already been established and no additional documents are required.  In order to prove residency parents must provide:

Category A (one document required)
Most recent property tax bill (homeowners)
Mortgage papers (homeowners)
Signed and dated lease (renters)
Letters of residence from landlord in lieu of lease (7.60-AP2,E1)
Letters of residence to be used when the person seeking to enroll a student is living with a District resident (7.60-AP2,E2)

Category B (two documents required)
Drivers' license
Vehicle registration
Voters registration
Most recent utility bill
Current public aid card
Current homeowners/renters insurance policy
Receipt for moving van/truck rental

One school one book

JRW's next One School, One Book title has been revealed! Read along with us we enjoy The Doll People by Ann M. Martin. Annabelle Doll is 8 years old and restless with her quiet, boring life in her dollhouse... until a startling discovery, an intriguing family mystery, and a new friend turn her world upside down! 

One School One Book Webpage


blended preschool - 2017-2018

We are still taking applications for the New Tuition Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year.  Please submit application and all required paperwork to register for the program.  Applications will be accepted until all available spots are filled.  Please see the Virtual Backpack on the District Home page for a detailed letter and application.  Any questions may be directed to Ashley McNurlan (mcnurlana@somonauk.net) or by calling 498-2338.  


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volunteer information

Interested in volunteering at JRW?  We are always looking for volunteers to help in the classroom, assist in the learning center, assist with One School One Book, and numerous other ways throughout the school year.  If you would like to volunteer, please review the Volunteer Handbook and complete the required Volunteer Forms.