Back to School Information

Posted June 25th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

We hope everyone is enjoying their summer!  Some important Back to School dates are listed below:

1. 8/11/16, Thursday “Information Day” –  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Parents can complete student registration and pick up pre-ordered school supplies.

2. 8/18/16, Thursday “Supply Drop Off/Pick Up Night”  – 5:00-6:30 p.m. – Students and parents can bring their supplies or pick up the supplies that they ordered and drop them off in their classrooms before the first day of school on August 22nd. Parents can also obtain PTA information, back to school resources, and opportunities to sign up for hot lunch, milk, and volunteer opportunities, etc.

3. 8/31/16, Wednesday “Curriculum Night” – 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Teachers will share important curriculum and classroom information at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Mrs. Christie will share information between the two presentations.

STEM Day Fun

Posted June 1st, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Campanelli students enjoyed a day of interactive, hands-on activities for our 3rd annual STEM Day. Each grade level planned activities related to science, technology, engineering and math and students rotated through the classrooms to complete the activities. We hope you enjoy the pictures, below, of some of the days activities!

May Student of the Month

Posted May 27th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag


Message About End of Year Activities from Mrs. Christie and Mrs. Sosin

Posted May 26th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Dear Campanelli Community,

We are grateful for everything you have done to support our growth this year at Campanelli. Our students and staff have been working hard on numerous goals throughout the year. We couldn’t be more appreciative and proud of our accomplishments. Thank you!

6th Grade Breakfast and Celebration

Friday, May 27th is our 6th grade celebration.  Students are to arrive at their usual time and their parents are invited to join them from 9:15-10:30am in the gym.  Please remember that our parking lot is small, so you may have to park on the side streets.


Monday, May 30th is Memorial Day. Have a beautiful holiday!

Are you moving?

Are you moving? Please notify the office as soon as possible at  847-357-5333. We would be happy to answer any questions you have regarding logistics.

ABC Countdown

We are entering our final week of the ABC Countdown. Each day is assigned a different letter with a special event that starts with that letter. The full calendar can be found on the Campanelli website, but here is what is coming up for our final week!

Tuesday, May 31st:

Y: Yahoo! It’s STEM Day! (Get your “science” on!)

Wednesday, June 1st:

Z: Zoom in on a memory from this year. Share your favorite memory of your classmates before leaving for summer!

Extra Yearbooks

If you didn’t order and prepay for a PTA yearbook a few months ago, there may be a chance to purchase one on June 1st.  The PTA will have a few extras, but it will be first come, first serve and while supplies last.  Exact payment of $20 or a check made out to Campanelli PTA.  Students can bring their money to the office that morning.


Wednesday, June 1st is the last day of school with dismissal at 2:30pm.  Look for transportation and classroom placement mailings during the summer. Our school office reopens on August 8th.

Have a wonderful holiday weekend,

Ms. Christie and Mrs. Sosin

STEM Assembly

Posted May 24th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Students had the opportunity to see Mike Davis from Truman College show them a variety of “cool” experiments in preparation for our STEM Day on Tuesday, May 31st. Students enjoyed seeing all of the different reactions that took place as a result of his experimenting.


Field Day Fun

Posted May 23rd, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Beautiful Weather + Amazing Volunteers and Students = A Perfect Field Day

Campanelli staff and students had a great time at our annual Field Day on Monday, May 23rd!  With the help of perfect weather, students and staff had fun participating in a day filled with fun activities outdoors. Thank you to Mr. Mershon for planning such a fun day. He incorporated fun, challenging activities for all of our grade levels. In addition, a huge thank you to the PTA for their help organizing the volunteers, the numerous parent volunteers who “manned” stations, and the entire staff for a successful day. We hope you enjoy the pictures below that captured the fun had by all!

“Eggstra” Important News from our Kindergarten Classrooms

Posted May 20th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Our kindergarten classrooms have been incubating eggs since April 27th. On May 18th many of the eggs hatched and 16 baby chicks were born! The kindergarteners are learning about what the chicks need to survive and how to care for the chicks. The kindergarteners and teachers are very excited for this experience!


ABC Countdown for Week of May 23rd

Posted May 18th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

ABC Countdown
We are entering our fifth week of the ABC Countdown. Each day is assigned a different letter with a special event that starts with that letter. Here is what is coming up this week!

Monday, May 23rd:

T: Time to move, it’s Field Day! (Get ready to play)

Tuesday, May 24th:

U: Unique Day (Showcase your talents for your class!)

Wednesday, May 25th:

V: Very Healthy Snack Day (Bring a healthy snack to school!)

Thursday, May 26th:

W: Workout Day (For a half hour on this day, workout with your class!)

Friday, May 27th:

X: Exchanging Autographs Day (Exchange autographs in your yearbooks!)

Proud to Be Bilingual: Creating a Strong Native Language Environment in Your Home

Posted May 18th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Bilingual Parent Advisory Council on May 25, 2016 at 6:30-7:30p.m.

You are invited to join us on May 25th as Maria Barba, a Golden Apple Award Winning Dual Language teacher in District 54, shares how her parents created a strong native language environment in the home and the positive impact it had on her life. We will also be sharing results from this year’s ACCESS test and information regarding the 2016-2017 Title III state grant. We are looking forward to seeing you on the 25th and hearing your ideas as we begin to plan for the upcoming school year!  Location:   Professional Learning Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, Please enter through door C2.

Report Cards Being Mailed Home This Year

Posted May 18th, 2016 by Ms. Durchslag

Students in early childhood through seventh grade will not be bringing home their report cards in their backpacks on the last day of school. District 54 will be printing and mailing report cards to student homes the week of June 6.  Eighth-grade students will receive their report cards on May 31. We do encourage parents to visit the parent portal at any time during the year to check grades, assignments and more. Contact the school office if you do not have a sign-on for the portal.