|Schools and Parents Update
Get Fit at Swift
Swift Elementary School
1 mile walk/run, a 3 mile run and yoga with Core Power yoga instructors.
Rise & Shine Illinois
The Summer Meals Program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) serves free nutritious meals during the summer months to kids 18 and under when school is out. To find a site near you call (800) 359-2163, text FoodIL to 8778877, or visit ServeMealsIllinois.org
Families Together Co-op Nursery School Spots Available for 2018-2019
Family Together Cooperative Nursery School offers a welcoming school community with outstanding teachers, a research-based approach to learning through play, and a commitment to social justice and anti-bias practices. A limited number of spots are available in our Maples class for 2018-19. Applicants should be 3 ½ by 9/1/18. Maples meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday lunch enrichment program and a summer camp is offered for enrolled students. Annual tuition is based on a sliding fee scale relative to a family’s income level. For more information click here. Contact Kate Brenner, Business Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Sponsor-a-student Backpack Drive
The drive aims to provide a backpack filled with supplies to local elementary and high school students. Donors can sponsor a student or provide individual supplies such as pencils, pens, glue, scissors and backpacks. Gift cards to stores selling school supplies are also welcome and will be used to purchase supplies for students. Donations and backpacks received prior to the final date of the drive are greatly appreciated to ensure students receive supplies before the school year begins. Click here for more information.
Back to School for Centro Romero
Drop off school supplies or donations at Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome, anytime now until August 12th. Or volunteer to help us sort supplies by contacting email@example.com