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School Supply Lists

School Supply Lists for the upcoming school year can be found here.


Registration for the 2018-2019 School Year

Registration reminders have been sent home and registration is now past due.  Please be sure to complete registration paperwork and all necessary documents as soon as possible.  Your child is not included on a class list until registration is complete.

Armstrong’s main office is closed for the summer but will reopen on August 3, 2018. Any incomplete registration forms or missing residency documents will need to be submitted in person at our district office at 524 E. Schaumburg Road during summer registration.  More information about summer registration can be found on the district website here.

District 54 Virtual Learning University

Are you searching for an innovative way to empower your children over the summer? Are you looking for a comprehensive approach to summer learning that combats boredom and keeps everyone engaged? Look no further! We have created a new website with a wide range of challenges at each grade level to help prevent the summer slide. Visit the School District 54 Virtual Learning University to tackle challenges for literacy, math, science, social science, language and culture too!  Each content area has multiple challenges to keep your children’s minds focused and active throughout the summer weeks! Within each category you will find family activities, individual activities and places to visit in our community and surrounding areas.  We hope you’ll encourage your children to visit our Virtual Learning University often throughout the summer to challenge themselves and to keep your family learning together. Click here to access the Virtual Learning University or find the link under Popular Links on the District 54 website.

MAP Reports

Spring MAP reports were be sent home on Thursday, May 31st in your child’s backpack.

Online Report Cards

Please note our Trimester 3 report cards were posted on the Parent Portal  on Monday, June 4th.  If you have any questions about your portal account, please contact our main office at 847-357-6700 until Friday, June 8th.

6th Grade Celebration and End of Year Thank You

It is hard to believe the school year has come to a close!  On behalf of the entire Armstrong staff, we wish you and your family a fun and relaxing summer full of memories together.

We celebrated the last day with our sixth grade students on Thursday, which included breakfast, a Skype interview with astronaut Scott Parazynski, and a memory video.  You can view the video on YouTube here.  Thank you to Mrs. Meyer for coordinating the celebration and video, Mrs. Keil for creating the memory book, and the many parents who volunteered to serve breakfast.  We wish our sixth grade students the best as they move on to junior high!

Teaching Staff for 2018-2019 School Year

Here are Armstrong’s teachers for the 2018-2019 school year!  As we prepare for classes next year, our staffing plan may adjust based on student enrollment over the summer.

Kindergarten: Ms. Klimisch and Ms. Whipple

K-1 Instructional: Ms. Turner (soon to be Mrs. Skazin)

First Grade: Mrs. Simms and Mrs. Herrera

1-2 Instructional: Ms. Noonan

Second Grade: Mrs. King, Mrs. Paradise, Ms. Adamo (soon to be Mrs. Vaszquez)

2-3 Instructional: Ms. Harris

Third Grade: Mr. Sun and Ms. Todd

3-5 Instructional: Mrs. Rysavy

Fourth Grade: Ms. Reid and Ms. Balogh

Fifth Grade: Mrs. Rengers, Mrs. Sarley, and Mrs. Blakely

5-6 Instructional: Mrs. Moeller

Sixth Grade: Mrs. Faso, Mrs. Griffin-Langlais, Mr. Blaszko

Congratulations to the 6th Grade Class of 2018!

We wish our graduating 6th graders the very best in junior high and in their futures!  These wonderful students chose greatness at Armstrong!


Proof of Residency Needed for Students to be Placed on Class Lists

All families will need to prove residency for the 2018-2019 school year before your child can be placed on a class list.  Parents who have access to the parent portal received notification through an email.  Parents who have not accessed the parent portal received letters through the mail.  You may update residency on the parent portal and upload the necessary documents.  If you are unable to upload documents to prove residency, you may bring in those documents to our school office.  Students will only be assigned to a class list if their registration is complete, including updated residency.

Safety at Arrival and Dismissal

If you drive your child during the busy arrival and dismissal times, please refrain from turning your car around, blocking driveways, or using driveways as a 3-point turn.  This is important to ensure the safety of the many parents, students, cars, and buses on the street during this time.  Please use the streets that intersect at Armstrong, Blair Lane or Newcastle Lane, to take you back to Higgins or Golf without having to turn your car around.  In addition, please be sure to use the crosswalk at Blair Lane if you need to cross the street with your child. Thank you for your attention to this important request!