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   Deborah D. Ramsey
Contact: Becky Koltz School/Community Relations Specialist   Chris Scheck
    (630) 293-6000 ext. 201   Joseph Lach
    koltzb@wegoed33.k12.il.us     Sue Stibal
Date: 28 July 2005     Martin Swinney

West Chicago Elementary School District #33 is pleased to welcome students and staff back to school for the 2005-2006 school year. Returning students who did not turn in completed registration forms last May should register at
their neighborhood school immediately.

Students new to District #33 may register at their neighborhood school Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Parents should register their children as soon as possible so the District may accurately determine class sizes and staff needs. New students must provide a birth certificate and proof of residency. All students entering Kindergarten and 5th grade will need to have a physical examination by the first day of school.

Registration deadline is August 23 at 3:30 PM. Please note that no student registrations will be processed the first day of school. Registration must be completed prior to August 24 for children to attend school the first day.

Registration fees and lunch tickets may now be paid online atwww.wegoed33.k12.il.us, click "Fee Payment." School  supply lists and a complete school calendar are also available on the web site. Class lists and bus schedules will be posted at each neighborhood school after 4:00 PM on Friday, August 19.

Middle School students (grades 7 and 8) will need to attend Registration Completion on one of two days; August 10, 2005 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, or August 11, 2005 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Students can purchase locks and gym uniforms, have school and ID pictures taken, and receive their team assignments and class schedules.

The first day of attendance for students in Grades 1 through 8 is Wednesday, August 24. This is a full day of school. The first day of attendance forstudents entering Kindergarten is Friday, August 26. The first day of attendance for students in Preschool will be Monday, August 29. Please note that student registration will not take place the first day of school.

Questions may be answered by calling your neighborhood school: