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Catalyst Maria SY15-16 Title I Meeting Dates and Topics

Please join the Catalyt Maria Parent Group for Title I meetings on the following dates and topics:

September

09/24/15

Introduction to PowerSchool/Goodle Doc(keeping a line of communication with teachers)

October

10/22/15

Cyber Bullying Prevention and Tips on safety using social media technology

November 

11/19/15

Literacy Night

December

12/17/15

Parent Involvement = Student Success

January 

01/21/16

10 Tips for Successful Parent - Teacher Conferences

February 

02/25/16

Help your Student Get the Most out of Homework

March 

03/24/16

Health and Nutrition Night

April 

04/14/16

Harold Washington Library ( Educational Resources)

May 

05/26/16

Technology Workshop

June 

06/09/16

Study Skills

Catalyst Maria National Junior Honor Society Upcoming Events

Catalyst Maria is a proud partner school of the National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS).  Please see below for some upcoming events and timeline for these organizations at Catalyst Maria:

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Application Timeline for NHS and NJHS:

Applications for the 2015-2016 will open the week of September 21st.

Applications are due October 1, 2015

Decisions will be released on October 6, 2015

NJHS and NHS Induction will be on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, and families are invited to attend induction.

 

Other events:

Saturday, September 26, 2015- NHJS Special Olympic Bake Sale

Organized by 8th Grade Scholar, Sofia

McGuane Park- 2901 S Poplar Ave, Chicago, IL 60608- 8:00 AM

 

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

NHS and NHJS Special Olympics Floor Hockey Skills Challenge

5:00-8:00PM

Marquette Park

 

Construction Impacting Catalyst Maria

From Thursday 9/10/15 through 9/25/15, construction will be occurring that will impact the Catalyst Maria campus, specifically the drop-off and pick up procedures. Throughout this construction, the flow through the parking lot will be reversed

Families dropping-off and picking-up scholars will enter the parking lot from California and 68th Street, proceed north, and exit on Marquette.  

If you have any questions, please contact the Catalyst Maria Main Office at (773) 993-1770. Thank you for your patience and flexibility during this construction. 

Catalyst Maria Construction Update 9/21/15

Catalyst Maria's parking lot procedures will return to the normal flow of traffic effective today (Monday 9/21/15). 

Families dropping-off and picking-up scholars will enter the parking lot from Marquette and will exit on 68th Street.

If you have any questions, please contact the Catalyst Maria Main Office at (773) 993-1770. Thank you for your patience and flexibility during this construction. 

Catalyst Maria Emergency 1:00 Dismissal 9/2/15-9/4/15

Due to the excessive heat forecasted for Wednesday September 2, 2015-Friday September 5, 2015, Catalyst Maria building temperatures may reach excessive temperatures in the afternoons that are uncomfortable for classroom instruction even with implementation of appropriate mitigation strategies.  

Catalyst Maria will dismiss K-12 scholars at 1:00 PM Wednesday, Thursday and Friday September 2, 2015- September 4, 2015.

Please plan to pick up your scholar at 1:00 PM on each of these days.  If you have any questions, please contact the Catalyst Maria Main Office at 773-993-1770.

Support Catalyst    

Please join our efforts as a champion for changing lives at The Catalyst Schools. If you would like to speak with a Catalyst staff member about your donation, please call us at 773-295-7001.