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3rd Graders Bike to School
Having successfully completed their week long bicycle safety course in PE class, Middlefork third graders are now riding their bicycles to and from school. Please be mindful of our newest "commuters" as you drive throughout Northfield, and do inform us of any safety concerns you might see while on the roads. Safety instructions for students include wearing helmets, as well as walking their bicycles across the street, when crossing parking lot driveways, and when passing through or by a construction area. 
13th Annual Vocabulary Parade is May 7th at 1:00 p.m.
Next time you visit Middlefork School, look up at the candy symbols lining the halls and then read the extraordinary vocabulary words emblazoned on them! Among the dozens of VocabuCANDY words featured this year are value, stupendous, persever, visualize, gratitude, gloomy, and perspective. Be sure to mark your calendars for the 13th Annual Vocabulary Parade on May 7 at 1:00 p.m. To download ideas for SIMPLE costumes, and a 2017-18 word list, click on the title above. 
Spring Time Events for Middlefork Families
Click on the title above for a list of all of the Middlefork activities parents will not want to miss this spring and to download a special schedule of events for 3rd graders and their families! 
BOXTOPS for Education Drive
Thanks to parent volunteers Trish Andrew and Steve Tomlinson, we will be collecting and redeeming boxtops from hundreds of products, and the money received will go to support our students and their programs. Collection containers will be in both school offices. Click on the title above to see a list of all of the items that are part of this program, from cereal to paper products to trash bags. Thank you for having your scissors ready! 
2018-19 Kindergarten Registration Starts Now!
Registration consists of an  enrollment form as well as additional documentation that must be downloaded from the District website. You may register in person on January 24, 2018 (2-4:00 p.m. and 6-7:00 p.m.) or online and drop off your additional paperwork. This first link is to the electronic registration form https://goo.gl/forms/EukIRmzXXH92Uc2Y2, while the second  is to the downloadable set of required forms https://goo.gl/DD7FGv.
 
 
Practices Regarding Food Brought into the Middlefork Classroom
Click on the title above for instructions regarding treats or other food items permitted in the cafeteria and classrooms at Middlefork. 
Before and After Care Programs
Click on read more to learn more about the partnership between Wesley Child Care Center of Glenview and District 29 and to download registration information for the on-site After School Care Program for K-6 students at Middlefork School. For information about the Park District's before school recreation program, as well as their new after-care programming, check the Northfield Park District website.