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2018-2019 School Year

On Wednesday, 1/24, the Chicago Board of Education approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 School Year, which will go a long way toward supporting our students, and you - the dedicated team who work so hard to help them succeed.

This calendar contains a wealth of information. You’ll see that our student attendance days – 178 – are evenly distributed across four academic quarters, and that we’ve allocated two days for parent-teacher conferences.

Here are some of the important dates for the next school year:

First Day of School - 9/4/18, Last Day of School - 6/18/19
Academic Quarters - Q1 - 11/1/18, Q2 - 1/31/19, Q3 - 4/4/19, Q4 - 6/18/19
Parent Teacher Conference Days - 11/14/18 (ES), 11/15/18 (HS), 4/10/19 (ES), 4/11/19 (HS)
Winter Vacation - 12/24/18 - 1/4/19,
Spring Vacation - 4/15/18 - 4/19/18
School Improvement Days - 11/2/18, 2/1/19, 4/5/19, 6/19/19
Please note: Veterans Day will be observed on Monday, 11/12/18.

In addition to the attached calendars, you can download the SY 2018-2019 Calendar at I hope it proves to be a useful resource for you, and as always, I thank you for your continued dedication to the children of Chicago.
Janice K. Jackson, EdD
Chief Executive Officer

PBIS Champs - 208 6th Grade!

We held our annual PBIS School-wide Scavenger Hunt---and one of the fast Teams was our 6th Grade Classroom room 208. Congratulation to all!

REILLY FAMILIES ARE INVITED: “MLK Tribute: Ask Your Mama" Monday, January 15– Symphony Center

As a participant in the Sinfonietta’s education program, Reilly students and their families receive complimentary tickets to the Chicago Sinfonietta concerts. The next concert, “MLK Tribute: Ask Your Mama" will be on Monday, January 15– Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature orchestra, opera, jazz vocals, spoken work audio samples and video. For more information please visit:

We encourage you to take advantage of this exciting benefit!

To reserve your free tickets, please email Ms. Zelle by Wednesday January 10 by 5:00 pm.

Reboyras, 30th Ward Alderman Honors Our Top 8th Grade Student! Yahir Hernandez

Our great Alderman Reboyras, raffled off a tablet to one of our top Honor Roll 8th grade student. Alderman Reboyras awarded Yahir Hernandez a tablet and honored him for being one of Reilly Students top Honor Roll students. Yahir was thankful as he did not own a tablet and will now use it to increase his research studies.

We wish you a happy holiday!

The Meemic Foundation Awards Ms. Rivera with $100 Grant for Books!

The Meemic Foundation offers grants for a variety of school and classroom projects. Today, a representative from the Meemic Foundation, Kevin Smith, came to Reilly to award Ms. Rivera with a grant for $100 to be used for books for her classroom!
Thank you Meemic for your time and support!
Thank you Ms. Rivera for seeking funds on your own time to benefit our students.

Hour of code

Hour of code in your classroom. The Hour of Code is a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming.


MONDAY December 11th, PBIS Store is OPEN! 
Bring your Reilly Bucks!
This Proud Road Runner is going for 35 Reilly Bucks at our PBIS Store near you. 
Ask Mrs.Garcia in Room 303 about it.   He needs a home!

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