In addition to the weekly PTO newsletter, which will be sent out every Sunday morning throughout the school year, another great way to stay informed is to sign up for Prospect Text Remind alerts. Simply text @prospto to 81010 to receive reminder texts about school-wide events such as Hot Lunch, non-attendance days, registration deadlines, etc.

D86 Tour Dates Announced

Below are the referendum project tour dates at each D86 building. Members of the public are invited to attend the events following the tours as indicated. For more Referendum Information, visit the D86 Information Page.

Hinsdale Central High School – All tours begin at the Main Entrance off of 55th Street:

  • Wednesday, March 27 at 9:00 a.m.

Hinsdale South – All tours begin at the Main Entrance off of Clarendon Hills Road

  • Friday, March 22 at 12:00 p.m.

Cougars Reading Club Ticket Orders

Congratulations to all of the participants in the Cougars Reading Club! Students who turned in their completed reading log received a ticket order form.  Please return all order forms by Wednesday, March 20 to receive their free ticket to the baseball game on April 13 and any additional tickets your family would like to purchase.  If you have multiple children that earned free tickets, please turn in only one form for your family and include all of the tickets on one form. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Kozakis (ekozakis@d181.org).

Save the Date – 2019 Prospect Science Week and Fair

Our theme this year for Science Week is Health and Wellness and activities will be focused on healthy choices for individuals and communities.  Science week will kick off with an assembly on April 12 to get the kids excited for the week to come.  The culmination of science week is our annual science fair on April 18thParticipation is encouraged for all age groups! Visit the Science Week webpage to register for the science fair, view science fair guidelines, resources, and info. on how you can volunteer. 

Yearbook Custom Pages- Orders Due April 8

In addition to purchasing your Prospect yearbook, did you know you can customize two free pages? Click here for information on how you can do both!

One World Night

Join us for a new event at Prospect celebrating culture and our school’s diversity! Students and their families are invited to showcase a culture or country of heritage or special interest at our evening open house. This year’s theme is monuments and landmarks. Please save the date.

When: Tuesday May 7th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Where: Prospect School
Registration for showcase participants opens Sunday, March 31st.

In the meantime, here are some ideas to get you and your student brainstorming on how to showcase the culture or country of your choice:

  • Informative display board
  • Display of touchable objects such as souvenirs, coins, toys, textiles, books, art, etc.
  • Teach a game or host a craft at your station
  • Bring food in sample sizes This event is powered by the participation of Prospect students and their families and we look forward to your involvement! All Prospect families are welcome to come enjoy the activities, displays, music and food sampling presented. For questions or more information, contact: Bruna Burgener at bruna.burgener@gmail.com and Sheetal Rao at Sheetal.khedkar.rao@gmail.com

5th Grade Families

CHMS has just shared two important dates to mark on your calendars. 5th Grade Parent Night at CHMS is Tuesday, April 23, 6:30-8:15pm.

Step Up Day is also at CHMS for 5th grade students on the morning of Friday, May 10th ( exact time to be announced at a later time).

Events of the Week

Monday, March 18th:

Language Labs, Mandarin, 11:25-12:15, Room 102
Language Labs, French, 11:25-12:15, Innovation Lab
Advance Ukulele Club, 11:25-11:50, Music Room
General PTO Meeting, 2-3 PM Innovation Lab

Tuesday, March 19th:

Band Practice, 7:45 – 8:30 am, MPR
Beginning Ukulele Club, 11:25-11:50, Music Room
Girls on the Run, 3:15-4:30 pm, Walker School
Board of Ed, Facilities Meeting, 5:30-7:30pm

Wednesday, March 20th:

Choir Practice, 7:45-8:30, Music Room
5th grade Art Lunch, 11:25-12:15, Art Room
Hot Lunch
Student Leadership, Feed My Starving Children Trip, 5-8:30pm

Thursday, March 21st:

Orchestra Rehearsal, 7:45-8:20 am, MPR
Girls on the Run, 3:15-4:30 pm, Walker School
Chess Club, 4:30-5:30 pm, MRC
CHMS Choir Mixer, 7-8pm, CHMS Gym

Friday, March 22nd:

Language Labs, Spanish (Grades K-1), 11:25 – 12:15, Rm 102
Language Labs, Spanish (Grades 2-4), 11:25 – 12:15, Innovation Lab
Spirit Day! Wear your red and white to show school spirit.

Looking Ahead:

March 25th-29th, No School, Spring Break
April 2nd – Election Day!
April 18th, Science Fair, Prospect School