We are very excited to offer after school care of our K-4 students on half days this year. Our before and after school program, Right at School, has planned this for us and new students are welcome. It is available for this Monday's half day (9/12). The cost is $30 per half day, or $25 each if you sign up for all five half day sessions (9/12, 11/8, 2/28, 4/4 & 5/12). Enrollment will be open today, 9/9, at 9am. Please make sure you provide a lunch for your son/daughter if they are attending. This program goes until 6pm.
You can sign up directly through Right at School by calling 855-at-school or online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/rightatschool/Activity_Search
We are excited to share some news with you about our teachers. Ms. Katie Sementa was married over the summer and is now Mrs. Clancy. She is still teaching 1st Grade at Salt Creek. Ms. Jessica TerBush, our preschool assistant, will soon be Mrs. Lindeen. She is getting married in early September.
Our new preschool teacher is Mrs. Ashley Kusinski. She was also married this summer, and has been very busy getting ready for the year. She cannot wait to meet all of her new students and families.
Swartz has added a 2nd Grade teacher, due to the large enrollment this year. Her name is Mrs. Kim Ferraro and we are so glad to have her on our team. She comes to us with much local experience as she previously taught in, and currently lives in, Elmhurst.
Salt Creek also welcomes Sarah Keysor as our new Assistant Principal. Ms. Keysor has been working this summer getting to know our staff, students, and families. She has over 10 years of elementary teaching and administration experience and even taught with one of our parents. She truly is a great addition to our team and we cannot wait for you to meet her.
District #48 Registration Packets for the 2016-2017 school year were mailed out Friday, March 18, 2016. Please watch for this paperwork to arrive. All forms must be filled out in their entirety (front and back) and fees must be paid by April 29th in order to complete the registration process.
Registration for the fall 2016 preschool program at Salt Creek Primary School will begin on March 18, 2016 at the school, 980 S. Riverside Drive, Elmhurst.
Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is encouraged on this day to secure a spot in the program. However, children presently enrolled in the preschool program will be given continued enrollment advantage.
The program is open to children who reside in the Salt Creek School District 48 and will be 3 or 4 years old before September 1, 2016.
Please call the school office to obtain the registration packet, which will be mailed to those interested. In addition, three proofs of residency are required to register, along with a copy of the child’s official birth certificate.
For additional information, preschool hours, and fees, please call 630-832-6122.
Kindergarten registration will begin on Thursday, March 3rd at Salt Creek Primary School, 980 S. Riverside Drive, Elmhurst.
Children must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2016 to be eligible for kindergarten.
Three proofs of residency are required, as well as the child’s OFFICAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE. Packets of information and required forms may be obtained by calling the school office at 630-832-6122. Parents in Salt Creek School District 48 are asked to share this information with their neighbors who have children who are eligible for kindergarten. If there are questions, please call the school office at the number above.
District 48 will conduct a free developmental screening of children age 3 to 5 years at Salt Creek Primary School, 980 Riverside Drive, Elmhurst, IL, on March 18, 2016. Children must live in the district, but not be currently enrolled in kindergarten. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling Jamie at the Salt Creek Primary School office, 630-832-6122 ext. 4001.
The screening process identifies how the child is currently developing. Assessed areas include: speech and language, fine motor skills, social/emotional development, and pre-readiness skills.
The screening is conducted by professional school staff. The screening takes approximately 60 minutes. Screening results are shared with parents within a week of the screening.