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Attendance

24-Hour Attendance Line
630-617-2337

Hours

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Attendance Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:25 a.m. -3:25 p.m.

(7:30 a.m. - 8:18 a.m. B/O/C)

Parent Links

Announcements

12/11/17

Office Contacts:

Fehrenbacher, Linda
Principal lfehrenbacher@elmhurst205.org
Gail, Jeff
Assistant Principal jgail@elmhurst205.org
DeMare, Lucy
Lead Secretary ldemare@elmhurst205.org
Nelson, Susan
Assistant Secretary snelson@elmhurst205.org
Tansor, Rosanne
Nurse rtansor@elmhurst205.org

Staff

IMPORTANT DATES

Dec 13 SMS Area Elementary Bands Progress Performance 7:00 pm, Auditorium
Dec 18 SMS Choir Winter Concert 7:00 pm, Auditorium
Dec 19 SMS Area Elementary Orchestra Progress Performance 7:00 pm, Auditorium
Dec 22 7th Grade Field Trip to Drury Lane
Dec 25 Winter Break Begins
Jan 8 Winter Break Ends - Classes Resume

Spartan News

12/5/17

Please refer to the attached documents and links regarding the middle school student chromebook take-home information for 2018.

Click on this link for additional information.

/http://yorktsi.com/middle-schoolers/

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11/27/17

Beginning on Tuesday, December 5, students, teachers and parents across Illinois will have the opportunity to participate in the fourth annual statewide Illinois 5Essentials Survey. This survey will allow you and your child (in grades 4 through 12) to share thoughts on important elements of school effectiveness at your child’s school. It asks students about their experiences in school and parents about their experiences with their child’s school, giving school leaders critical input to help develop school improvement plans.

On behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois 5Essentials Survey will be administered online by UChicago Impact at the University of Chicago. The survey gathers data related to five indicators that can predict important student outcomes, including improved attendance and larger test score gains. These five indicators that affect and predict school success are:

 

  • Effective Leaders
  • Collaborative Teachers
  • Involved Families
  • Supportive Environments
  • Ambitious Instruction

Prior research in more than 400 schools has shown that schools that were strong on at least three of these “5Essential” indicators were 10 times more likely to improve student learning gains in math and reading than those that were weak on three or more Essentials.

In March of 2018, reports will be sent to schools and districts that achieve the 50% participation threshold. Data will also be included in the Illinois State School Report Card next fall.


Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child. Student participants will be required to log in using their student ID and birth date in order to complete the survey. Students’ identities will be completely confidential. Teachers or administrators will never see individual responses to survey questions and will only receive aggregated information, such as the total percentage of students who agree homework assignments help them learn the course material.

The parent survey takes about 10 minutes; the student survey takes about 25 minutes. To take the parent survey please visit https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/ and select the appropriate survey to begin. The Illinois 5Essentials Survey was scheduled to be conducted in November. The survey will be open through January 31, 2018. We hope you will participate.

For more information about the Illinois 5Essentials Survey, or to view previous years’ reports, please visit https://illinois.5-essentials.org. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact 5Essentials Client Services at 1-866-440-1874 or 5essentials@uchicago.edu.

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9/8/17

Purchase your yearbook now!  Yearbooks are now on sale and can only be purchased online.

 

You can access the yearbook sales by clicking on the Parent Student Resources tab > scroll down to 'Yearbook' > click on the icon labeled 'Walsworth'.  This will launch you to the Walsworth ordering page.

 

If you have any questions please email the yearbook sponsors:

Peggy Biesboer - pbiesboer@elmhurst205.org

Chrissy LaPenna - clapenna@elmhurst205.org

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"Exploring History Through Song"

Enrollment: 720

Sandburg Student Activities Calendar

District 205 News

12/10/17
12/7/17
12/6/17
12/4/17
11/30/17
11/27/17
11/26/17
11/21/17
11/12/17
11/10/17

Board Meeting Dates

10/18/17

Spartan Resources

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Mission

The mission of Sandburg Middle School is to encourage students to become confident, independent, responsible and respectful learners by reinforcing and supporting their academic and co-curricular growth in conjunction with parents and the community.