First Day of School for Grades 1st - 8th on Monday, August 19th
Early Dismissal - August 19th-23rd - Grant & MCMS 1:40 P.M./Locust 2:00 P.M.
First Day of School for Kindergarten - Tuesday, August 20th
First Day of School for ECE & Pre-K- Wednesday, August 21st
Information Pick-Up for 2013- 2014
If your online registration is complete for all children in the family and all fees are paid in full (Including any outstanding and/or current 2014 school fees by July 10, 2013) you will NOT be required to come to pick up your child(ren)’s information (homeroom teacher and bus route.)
We will mail this to you. If you have outstanding fees, you will be required to pick up your information, it will not be mailed. Information will be available for pick up at the school office of your youngest child in the family starting on August 12.
If you are required to come in to pick up your information packet you will receive a call from the school reach program and an email notice (if we have your email address) to let you know you must come pick up that information. You will be required to provide proof of residency (Driver's license, tax bill or utility bill, etc.)
Payment of some type is expected if you do not apply for the lunch program. Lunch applications will not be available until August 2013. Reports from DHS (SNAP and TANF) are run around August 1, 2013 to determine if your family is pre-qualified for the lunch program and fees. Please note that Family Access Online Payments will go off-line May 24. Cash or check payments after May 24 must be made at MCMS office which is open June 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 P.M., Monday-Thursday and 7:30 to 11:00 A.M. on Friday. You may also mail payments (checks made out to District 165) prior to July 10 to Marengo/Union CSD #165, 816 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo, IL 60152- Attn. Kathy Burns
Registration Fees for 2013-2014
Lunch for 2013-2014
Lunch- $2.50 Reduced Lunch- $ .40
Breakfast- $1.50 Reduced Breakfast- $ .30
Milk- $ .45
* Lunch applications for 2014 will not be available until August at the school of your youngest child.
Moving Out of District
If your student is not returning to District #165 for the 2013-2014 school year. Please stop in the Middle School or Locust School office to fill-out the withdrawal form before the end of the school year. The withdrawal form is posted on the Middle School website under documents. Thank you!
McHenry County 2-1-1 Line
The McHenry County 2-1-1 Line is now active. By calling the 2-1-1 phone number residents of McHenry County can access information about emergency shelter, food pantries, day care, availability of rent or utility assistance, elder care, mental health services, employment services, health resources, education/vocational training, disability resources, drug/alcohol rehab, domestic abuse, disaster recovery, and more. Limited translation services are available for callers. The person that answers the call is a specially trained volunteer. If someone needs emergency assistance, they should still call either 911 or the McHenry County crisis line (1-800-892-8900)
Physicals, Dental and Eye Exams
Please note the following grades will need physicals, dental and/or eye exams.
Kindergarten need physicals, dental and eye exams
Second graders need dental exams
Sixth graders need a physical and dental examsAugust
19 - First Day of School 1st-8th grades - MCMS & Grant dismissal at 1:40 P.M. - Locust dismissal at 2:00
20 - First Day of School for Kindergarten - MCMS & Grant dismissal at 1:40 P.M. - Locust dismissal at 2:00 P.M.
21 - First Day of School for Pre-K and ECE
21st-23rd - Early dismissal - MCMS & Grant at 1:40 P.M. - Locust at 2:00 P.M.
27 - Parent Night - Grant Intermediate School
28 - Academic Night at MCMS
29 - Parent Night - Locust School
Marengo Community Middle School - School Hours
MCMS 7:40 A.M.-2:25 P.M.
MCMS Office Hours: 6:30-A.M.-3:15 P.M.Paper Recycling Local Fund Raiser at the Middle School
You can bring the following to the middle school:
Accepted: Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, mail, envelopes
NO CARDBOARD OR PHONEBOOKS
THE RECYCLING BIN IS LOCATED AT THE BACK OF THE BUILDING OF THE MIDDLE SCHOOL. THANK YOU!