April 9, 2018

Monday, 9 April 2018, 13:13 | Category : Uncategorized
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April 9, 2018 There is no school for students this Friday, April 13th, 2018. Parent teacher conferences are around the corner (4/18/18, 12-6 pm). Here is the sign-up link: http://signup.com/go/zHVaRuO Students will be permitted to play outdoors on Mondays and Fridays until 8:55am. Students will be escorted in shortly before 9am. Please submit the field […]

March 19, 2018

Monday, 19 March 2018, 13:17 | Category : Uncategorized
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Permission slips went home last week for a field trip to Children’s Theater. The cost of the field trip is $17.  Please try and give exact change as there is often not change to be made in the office. We will be seeing Last Stop on Market Street on May 24th.  We were waiting to […]

March 12, 2018

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 20:27 | Category : Uncategorized
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• I would like to welcome Katy Liu and her family to our class. We now have 26 students in class. Please keep this in mind when sharing snacks. Save-the-Date: 
Ray School’s Annual Walk-A-Thon will take place Friday, May 18th! Our fundraising goal is $30,000 and we can do it! If you’d like to help […]

March 5, 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 19:48 | Category : Uncategorized
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• Room 114 will be performing in RockFest this Friday at 9:15. This is an end of term project for music class. • Save-the-Date: Ray School Walk-A-Thon
Ray School’s Annual Walk-A-Thon will take place Friday, May 18th! Our fundraising goal is $30,000 and we can do it! If you’d like to help with the planning, please […]

February 26, 2018

Monday, 26 February 2018, 14:35 | Category : Uncategorized
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Thank you to all the families that came out to celebrate our Black History event.   Notes and Reminders: Please remember to check your child’s Friday letter and write a response. If the work does not seem done, have your child tell you more.  As the weeks go on fewer families are responding to the […]

February 20, 2018

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 19:44 | Category : Uncategorized
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Notes and Reminders: • Please send in a snack for 25 students. We have a few snacks remaining, but are getting low. Please consider sending in fruits and veggies. • Tomorrow evening is the Black History Night Celebration from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Our class learned a little about Maya Angelou and wrote and illustrated verses inspired by […]

February 12, 2018

Monday, 12 February 2018, 19:23 | Category : Uncategorized
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Friends and Families • Please send an extra pair of pants to school if your child is not coming to school with snow pants. Also every child should keep an extra pair of socks in the backpack. Today we had lots of wet pants and feet. We also had lots of fun in the snow. […]

February 5, 2018

Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 21:25 | Category : Uncategorized
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I can’t believe the school year is half over!   I love seeing all the changes that occur throughout the year.    This week and next Ms. Jefferson will be doing her lead teaching time in our class before moving on to another placement in Chicago.   In addition, I would like to welcome Travis Howard […]

January 29, 2018

Monday, 29 January 2018, 19:03 | Category : Uncategorized
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I want to welcome Sayu and her family to our classroom and the Ray community. They have recently moved to Chicago from Japan. I am also very sad to say that this Thursday is Meral’s last day at Ray. I wish her family the best in Evanston. Notes/ Reminders: • Have you bought your tickets […]

2018-2019 school year

Monday, 29 January 2018, 18:49 | Category : Uncategorized
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On Wednesday, 1/24, the Chicago Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 School Year.  Below are important dates: First Day of School – 9/4/18, Last Day of School – 6/18/19 Academic Quarters – Q1 – 11/1/18, Q2 – 1/31/19, Q3 – 4/4/19, Q4 – 6/18/19 Parent Teacher Conference Days – 11/14/18 (ES), , […]

January 21, 2018

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 16:13 | Category : Uncategorized
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Consider sending in fresh fruits or veggies for class snacks: carrots, grapes, apples, cuties, bananas, etc. Please send your child to school with an empty paper towel roll. We need them for number scrolls. Consider donating to the new Donors Choose I have created. The focus is guided math.  I am trying to update many […]

January 16, 2018

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 14:42 | Category : Uncategorized
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  Progress Reports were sent home on Friday before break. Please return the signed progress report to verify you have received it. As always, please email me if you have questions/concerns. I am happy to schedule a meeting as well. Have you bought your tickets for “Raise a Glass for Ray” at The Promontory on […]