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Upcoming Events
 
District 105 Announcements
District Newsletter
Click HERE to read the latest issue of the District Newsletter.

Haga clic AQUI para leer el último número del Boletín de Distrito.
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Cases
There are reports of pertussis (whooping cough) cases in our area. Click HERE to read the letter from the District Nurse.
Did you know?
  • District 105 students made significantly better fall to winter progress on this year’s mid-term MAP reading and math assessments than they made in previous years.  The district-wide winter reading achievement was the highest since our district started administering a mid-year MAP assessment.
  • The District 105 English Language Learners program received the highest rating from the state based on our students’ performance on the Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) which measure English language acquisition and academic performance.
  • The Gurrie 7th-8th grade team won first place in the Math Olympiad Competition hosted by Gurrie Middle School on February 28th. Teams from sixteen area schools and districts competed in this event. 
  • Gurrie contestants took eight top awards in a West 40 Speech and Drama Festival involving 13 other school districts on February 28th.
  • The District 105 Jazz Band earned the Top Rating in Illinois Grade School Music Association District 7 Jazz Contest on March 8th.  The Jazz Band will compete in the State Competition on May 2nd
Hodgkins Elementary School Announcements
Hodgkins School Office Hours - Summer 2015
Beginning Monday, June 15, 2015
     Monday – Thursday:      8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
     Friday:                                    Closed
 
Jarrett Payton Visits Hodgkins School

Jarrett Payton, the son of Hall of Famer and Chicago Bears great Walter Payton, is a motivational speaker who entertained and inspired us with his stories and messages of the importance of family, giving back to our communities,  making connections with others, and pushing through the "weight" that we all have to take on to be successful.  



 
Outside Recess Guidelines and Information

 
  • Letter home to parents - Click here.
  • Weather.com for today's hour-by-hour forecast - Click here
Hodgkins School - NEWSLETTER

Newsletter #3, 2014-2015 (03/24/15) - Click HERE (Para Espanio AQUI)
Newsletter #2, 2014-2015(12/19/14) - Click HERE (Para Espanol AQUI)

Newsletter #1, 2014-2015 (11/10/14) - Click HERE (Para Espanol AQUI)
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Newsletter #4, 2013-2014 (06/05/14) - Click HERE.
Newsletter #3, 2013-2014 (03/07/14) - Click HERE.
Newsletter #2, 2013-2014 (12/20/13) -  Click HERE.
Newsletter #1, 2013-2014 (11/25/13) -  Click HERE.

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Hodgkins School is on Twitter!
Twitter Handle: @HodgkinsSchool
Click HERE to link directly to our page.


If you have a Twitter account, you can follow us or just check in on the site whenever you want. We’ll be posting pictures and short bursts of information about what's happening in school as well as some general information and reminders of upcoming events.  We’re experimenting with another way to communicate with our families and community. 
Friday Folder
Click here to view the contents of the Friday Folder.  Please take notice that we have begun sending notices home to the youngest child in the family.  
H.S.F.B.C. in the Chicago Tribune!



Our Hodgkins School Family Book Club (H.S.F.B.C.), which has been serving students and their families for the last ten years, was featured in the print edition of the Chicago Tribune on Saturday, July 5, 2014.  

Click
HERE to link to the article found on the blog archive.





2014-2015 Supply Lists
 
Click HERE for supply lists for Kindergarten through Sixth Grade.
2014 District 105 Spelling Bee Winner!
 
Jacob Lyszczarczyk, current 6th grader at Hodgkins School, was the winner of the 2014 District 105 Spelling Bee!  He is pictured here with his 5th grade teacher, Mr. Beezhold, and Superintendent Dr. Schlichting.
District Curriculum Page and Common Core State Standards
Link to the District Curriculum Page and Common Core State Standards
Please click here to be directed to the District's Curriculum website, where, among other things, the Common Core State Standards are explained as well as the direction the district is taking for full implementation.