In order to register; a parent must bring the original or certified copy of the child's birth certificate. Your child must be 5 years of age on/or before September 1, 2015, to qualify for the 2015-2016 school year. Please contact the Henking Office at 847-998-5035 to request a kindergarten packet or click to "sign up for registration papers". If you have a neighbor with a kindergarten-aged child please pass along this information.
Upon arrival time if it is raining or the "feels like/wind chill" temperature is below 20º the children come directly into building, no outside line-up. For recess, if it is raining or the "feels like/wind chill" temperature is below 10º children remain indoors. Please remember children must have snow pants, boots and gloves to play in the snow. Please contact the office if you have any questions or concerns. We follow weather.com for our forecast each day.
To get us excited for the Henking Book Fair, students participated in the Vote for Books campaign. It was a very heated race but our runaway winner was Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems with 69% of the votes, Nightsong by Ari Berk came in second with 28% of the votes and Bath in the Band by Brian Lies in third with 6% of the votes.
This HE_HO_Handbook_14-15 booklet has been prepared as a resource for parents in the Henking/Hoffman schools. It is our hope that the routines and procedures outlined in this handbook will be helpful throughout the year as questions arise. Linked is the Parent Letter for you to sign in English or Spanish.