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School Supply List PreK - 8 Grades

Dear Community,

Please feel free to come to Reilly to pick up a copy of the school supply list. You may also email us for a ecopy. We have also included a copy of the uniform policy and Back to School Celebration Invite. We hope you are enjoying your summer!
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REILLY TEACHERS WON! "Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows"

Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows Press Release
Chicago Public Schools - Reilly Elementary School

Reilly Elementary is proud to announce the selection of three teachers, Ms. Joselyn Galvez, Ms. Katie Carrizalez, and Brenda Garcia, as Fellows in the 2018 cohort of the Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows. These teachers were selected as one of 10 schools in the program’s fourth cohort and will join over 90 teachers from the program’s first three cohorts.

The Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows is a competitive, three summer, two school year program that seeks to improve STEM teaching and learning for all students, especially underserved populations in STEM. Fellows will attend three Summer Institutes at the University of Notre Dame, beginning in July 2018. Throughout the school year they will receive content specific coaching for their instructional practice and targeted support as they expand access to and opportunities for STEM learning in their school.

The Trustey Family STEM Teaching Fellows is sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Center for STEM Education, housed in the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame. The Center for STEM Education’s mission seeks to help all students, especially those underserved and in Catholic schools, engage and excel in the STEM disciplines through research and the translation of research into practice. We are so proud of their work for this grant and look forward to moving our school to become more STEM organized.
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“Characters Facing Challenges.”

“Characters Facing Challenges.” Just as in real life, characters in literature are faced with challenges they must overcome. Our students are reading tales and poems from around the world and learning how the characters in our selections find a way to solve their problems. Benchmark Advance and Benchmark Adelante is our new English Language Arts Curriculum for our K-2 grade classrooms.🤩
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Reilly's Marketing Club

The Reilly Marketing Club met with the director of Lydia Home yesterday. Our students learned all about Lydia Home and its purpose to help serve the community. The director shared how impressed he was with the students, and how amazing the partnership would be. We talked about future events and the first upcoming donation drive of personal hygiene items they plan on gathering. If you would like to help, please bring your donations to Reilly ATTENTION: Reilly's Marketing Club and THANK YOU!.
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"Hear Me Roar" FREE tickets to this concert for Reilly Families

As a participant in Chicago Sinfonietta’s education programs, Reilly students, teachers and their families receive complementary tickets to concerts. The next concert will be held on Monday, March 12th, 2018 at 7:30pm at Symphony Center in Chicago "Hear Me Roar"
This concert celebrates women’s unique voices in classical music and places their work center stage, where it has always belonged.

For more information about the program:

To reserve your tickets email Ms. Zelle,, by Thursday, March 8 at 5:00 and she will reserve your tickets which you can pick up on the night of the concert.
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PARCC SCHEDULE - Grades 3rd - 8th Grades

All students will take the PARCC assessment in their classrooms, with the exception of students who are entitled to accommodations. Please be sure to review the PARCC Schedule and be sure your child is well rested and had breakfast. Some Keys Aspects of PARCC: Built to be fully aligned to the shifts in the Common Core; created by educators from across the country,
Centers on measuring problem solving and critical thinking skills, provides a writing component at every grade level and innovative technology-based tasks allow for greater interaction with content.
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