Absentee Hotline - 708-364-3737 - Please call student's absence in by 9:00am if they are going to be absent or late.
Daily Moment of Reflection: . . . . . Don't forget. A person's greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
REMINDER TO STUDENTS: Cell phones are turned off during the school day. If you feel sick, you have to go to the nurse's office. DO NOT TEXT YOUR PARENTS. Also, no texting during passing periods or lunch. If you need to make a phone call, go to the office to call.
Student Council's Empty Plastic Bag Drive: Please bring in any recyclable plastic bags and drop them off in a box in front of the Media Center. The collection will continue until April 15th. We are competing with many Midwest schools and the one school that collects the most weight of bags will earn a bench! We would like to honor a former student who lost her battle with cancer.
8th grade REMINDER: Your graduation fee and forms are due AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. If you need another form please stop in the office for one. Also, graduation proofs need to be turned in ASAP.
Rock of Ages shirts and hoodies are now on sale! Order forms are on the website and are available to all cast, crew, staff and students. Prices are $10.00 for a short sleeve shirt, $12.00 for a long sleeve and $26 for the hoodies. Order yours now! Money is due by March 1st. The Rock of Ages link can be found at the top of the Jerling webpage.
Happy Heart Health Month! We cannot thank you enough for your support to our Annual American Heart Association Fundraiser, Hoops for Heart.
Everyone seemed to have a great time! We had a record year with 530 students participating. We also exceeded our goal of raising $7000.00.
Our 8th graders donated $1809.00
Our 7th graders donated $2590.00
And our 6th graders donated the most donating a whopping $3111.00
It is AMAZING that with the students and staff we raised a grand total of $7745.90 which will be donated to The American Heart Association
All students who raised $50.00 or more will receive ONE complimentary ticket to The Chicago Wolves Game, and a t-shirt. T-shirts have been ordered however you will receive ordering information today in P.E. class for your Free Wolves Tickets.
Students who raised over $150.00 will also receive a special pricing opportunity of Buy one Get One free tickets to a Chicago Bulls Game.
In 3rd place raising $135 was 7th grader Joe.
In 2nd place raising $160.00 was 7th grader Christina.
And our TOP fundraiser, 6th grader Keira, donated an impressive $276.00
Due to the outstanding participation, we unfortunately ran out of the bracelets. Mrs. Zopf has placed an order for the bracelets and t-shirts. As so as the shipment arrives we will hand out your prizes during your P.E. class. If you donated $20.00 or more and did NOT receive your socks yet, please see your P.E. teacher today to get your socks. Thank you again for your support and generosity!
Attention girls 6/7 grade volleyball team: There is NO practice today after school, but please stop by Ms. Swanson's room sometime today to get information about Monday's game.
Mrs. Domico's 8th grade Honors class is creating a newspaper. They are seeking people who need advice. Drop your anonymous questions off in the envelope outside of Room 217 by Thursday morning.
There will be a Student Council Meeting today until 4:15pm in Room 208.
Congratulations goes out to the 8th grade girls volleyball team. They defeated Grissom last night in 3 games.
Just a reminder that there will be no play practice after school today. Please make sure you're checking the calendar for practice information.
There will be a Yearbook Meeting today until 4:30pm. Please have rides ready by 4:30pm!
The Speech Team will meet today until 4:15pm in Room 216. If you are interested in joining, please see Ms. Latting or just show up at a practice. ALL NEWCOMERS ARE WELCOME!
Intramurals will be held today and tomorrow until 4:30pm. Have your rides promptly at 4:30pm in the parent pickup lane.
If you would like to purchase a refillable water bottle, please see Mrs. Zopf. The cost is $5.00.
Zero hour starts at 7:41am. Students must be dropped off in the parent drop off/pick up lane in the back of school before 7:30am. 1st Period starts at 8:32am. Students must be dropped off in the parent drop off/pick up lane in the back of school before 8:29am. Dismissal is at 3:15pm.
AM and PM homework labs: Students must be dropped off in the parent drop off/pick up lane in the back of school before 7:30am for the AM homework lab. PM homework lab is from 3:20pm until 4:00pm and pick up is in the back of school. Tutoring Center is from 4:00pm until 5:00pm and students must stay for homework lab to attend the tutoring center.