James R. Wood School

upcoming events

3/2 2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration from 5-7 p.m.
3/6 Early Dismissal (11:35)
3/9 PARCC kickoff breakfast for 3rd and 4th grades
3/10 PARCC testing begins for 3rd and 4th grades
3/19 Family Read Night - 6 p.m.
3/23 Spring Break begins
3/30 No School - Teacher Institute
3/31 School Resumes

March Madness dress up days

March 2nd:  Pajama Day
March 3rd:   Hat Day
March 4th:   Twin Day
March 5th:   Sports Team Day
March 6th:   Spirit Day

parcc testing

PARCC testing for 3rd and 4th grade students begins on Tuesday, March 10th.  A letter was sent home explaining the PARCC test, scheduling, and other pertinent information for parents to read.

Students in both 3rd and 4th grades are invited to a kickoff breakfast on Monday, March 9th.  Breakfast will be served starting at 7:45 am.  Students that ride the bus may come directly to the cafeteria.  

kindergarten registration 2015-2016

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year will take place beginning March 2nd. (See the below flyer for required documents and registration times).  
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
Mail received at new residences

Please call Ashley McNurlan at 815-498-2338 to schedule appointments or with any questions. 

  Kind registration

 

5essentials survey

WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE TAKE TIME TO TAKE THE SURVEY BELOW AS PART OF OUR DISTRICT ASSESSMENT ON HOW WE ARE DOING AND HOW WE CAN IMPROVE.

The 5Essentials Survey is now open! The survey window will close on March 13, so please pl
an survey administration accordingly.

Teachers, students and parents can access the survey at the following site:
https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/

Select Dekalb County, the location of James R. Wood.

Thank you!

 

volunteer information

Interested in volunteering at JRW?  We are always looking for volunteers to help in the classroom, assist in the learning center, organize the annual Read-a-thon, 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.  

Market Day

 

Market Day orders are due Wednesday, March 11th.  

Internet Orders by 11 pm on Friday, February 13th.

  Pick up Wednesday, March 18th from 3:15-4:30 at JRW.


Market Day is one of the main fundraisers for the Somonauk Education Boosters (SEB).  SEB helps support the educational efforts of the district through mini-grants, educational supplies, fine arts programs, and college scholarships.  Help support SEB by ordering from Market Day. 


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