West Chicago Elementary School District #33  
Dr. Ed Leman, Superintendent Board of Education
312 E. Forest Avenue West Chicago, IL 60185 Dave Barclay, President
www.wegoed33.k12.il.us Katrine Maguire Secretary
(630) 293-6000      Fax (630) 293-6088 Sharon L. Jones
Contact: Becky Koltz School/Community Relations Specialist Deborah D. Ramsey
    (630) 293-6000 ext. 201 Robert Lemon
    koltzb@wegoed33.k12.il.us   Chris Scheck
Date:     Joseph Lach

ATTENTION PARENTS OF KINDERGARTEN-AGE CHILDREN!

District #33 announces Kindergarten Registration for the 2005-2006 school year. Eligible students must be 5 years old by September 1, 2005. Parents of kindergarten-age students must register their child at their neighborhood school between 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM on the following dates:

School Date Address Phone
Currier School April 5, 2005 800 Gary's Mill Road 293-6600
Gary School April 14, 2005 130 E. Forest Ave. 293-6010
Indian Knoll School April 7, 2005 0N645 Indian Knoll Rd. 293-6020
Pioneer School April 13, 2005 615 Kenwood Ave. 293-6040
Turner School April 6, 2005 750 Ingalton Ave. 293-6050
Wegner School April 12, 2005 1180 Marcella Lane 293-6400

Parents should accompany their children to school on the appropriate date with the following documents: An official copy of the child's birth certificate, proof of residency (mortgage papers, lease, utility bill, etc.), health record of immunizations (latest date for completion is the first day of school on August 26), and a fee payment of $62.00. Many payment options are available.

On the day of registration, parents will receive assistance with registration forms. Parents and children will be given a tour of the kindergarten classroom and will meet teachers. There will be an opportunity to have questions answered. Students who speak a language other than English in the home will be given an assessment of their ability to communicate in English.

Detailed information is available at www.wegoed33.k12.il.us/registration0506.htm. Questions may be answered by calling the neighborhood school listed above.

DUAL LANGUAGE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

District #33 offers all kindergarten students the unique opportunity to learn a second language. This program integrates second language learners with their English-speaking peers in the same classroom with the goal of academic excellence and bilingual proficiency for both groups. Spanish speakers will be able to maintain their primary language while acquiring
English. English speakers will become fully proficient in Spanish. The Dual Language Program is housed at Gary School, and transportation is provided from the studentsí neighborhood school.

OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2005

Find out about this unique educational experience that begins in Kindergarten!

Gary School, 130 E. Forest Avenue, West Chicago

8:30 AM - 2:45 PM See a Dual Language classroom in action
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Meet parents and students already enrolled in the program
Ask questions of teachers and program administrators
Find out how this program can benefit your child.

Questions? Please call Gloria Trejo, Director of Second Language Learning at 293-6000 ext. 207