Illinois 5 Essential Survey is open until April 12th

Mar 19, 2013 Wanless is participating in a parent survey entitled the Illinois 5 Essentials. Please take a few minutes to complete the Illinois 5 Essentials Survey. You will be able to access this survey directly from our Wanless website. You will be able to click on the 5 Essentials link by using the following link: https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/ We appreciate your input as we value your thoughts to make Wanless the best place for your student!

ISAT Night was held at Wanless

Feb 22, 2013 ISAT Night was held at Wanless on Friday, February 22nd from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. This evening was designed to help our students and their families prepare for the ISAT tests that our students will be taking on March 5th - March 8th. Our students and our parents received test taking strategies that will be helpful for the ISAT test, played ISAT jeopardy, practiced grade level tests on the computer, participated in a poster walk with grade level appropriate questions, an had a light healthy meal. READ MORE

Kindergarten Preview Night has been rescheduled

Feb 21, 2013 The Kindergarten Preview Night scheduled for this evening has been cancelled due to the severe weather watch. It has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 11th from 6-7 pm. Also, the Wanless basketball game versus Harvard Park has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

Weather Related School Closing Information

Feb 20, 2013 The weather forecast is predicting cold and snowy conditions over the next few days. When snow and cold conditions combine, it may become necessary to close school. The decision to close school will be made as soon as possible. Check Channel 20 and the local radio stations (WNNS, WQLZ, SYVR, WTAX and WMAY) for this information between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Our district’s decision to close school is based on snowfall, ice, wind-chill factor and the conditions of the bus routes. READ MORE

K Night is coming to Wanless

Feb 6, 2013 On Thursday, February 21st, Wanless Elementary will be hosting K Night. This event will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. This night is for anyone who lives in the Wanless boundries and has a child entering kindergarten during the 2013-2014 school year. You will have the opportunity to meet our kindergarten teachers and learn about all the exciting opportunities for your student during their first year of school. We look forward to seeing you at K Night!

Illinois 5 Essential

Feb 6, 2013 Wanless is participating in a parent survey entitled the Illinois 5 Essentials. You will be receiving a letter tomorrow that gives you a full explanation of this survey. Please take a few minutes to complete the Illinois 5 Essentials Survey. You will be able to access this survey directly from our Wanless website. You will be able to click on the 5 Essentials link by clicking the following link: Illinois 5 Essentials. READ MORE

Drop Off and Dismissal Procedures

Feb 4, 2013 Just a friendly reminder regarding student drop off and pick up: All students need to be dropped off and picked up on Water or Cincinnati Street. NO STUDENTS CAN BE DROPPED OFF ON RESERVOIR STREET - THE FRONT OF WANLESS IS A BUS ZONE). Please do not double park on Reservoir. The buses need to be able to get through to pick up students. Traffic tickets are being issued. This is for the safety of all of our Wanless students. READ MORE

Breakthrough to Literacy Parent Event

Nov 18, 2012 On Thursday, November 15th, Wanless hosted a Breakthrough to Literacy parent workshop for our kindergarten parents. When parents and other family members attended the workshop, our students were excited to show them all the fun and educational activities that they do on the computer for 15 minutes everyday in school. READ MORE

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