Healy - Top Rated Elementary School in CPS Rankings
CPS released the 2013-14 ranking of all the schools in the district. Out of 5 possible points, Healy received 4.7 points. Only two elementary schools received 4.9, five elementary schools received 4.8, and nine elementary schools received 4.7. I am extremely pleased with the results obtained and thank all our teachers and staff for their dedication to help all our students achieve high levels of growth and attainment. We will continue to work hard in making sure all our students are receiving a high quality education and that our teachers have the necessary resources to achieve this goal. Congratulations!
RIF Book Distribution Day
After 793 entries and participation from parents, staff, and Healy students, we are pleased to announce the winner of our logo contest; Logo #3 (see below). Logo #1 received 127 votes (16%), Logo #2 received 97 votes (12.2%), and Logo #3 received 569 votes (71.8%).Thank you everyone for taking the time to participate in this contest!
Student of the Month
Congratulations to room 109 (3rd) for having the best attendance in March. This class ended the month with 99.64% attendance. They were followed closely by room 114 (6th) with a 99.45%. Third place was room 207 (6th) with a 99.38% attendance. The overall school attendance for the month of March was 96.92%. Please continue to support our school by making attendance a high priority for our students.
Main Building Winners Crock Pot Winner - Maria Contreras- Parent of Melody Hidalgo Room 101. Toaster Winner - Qiang Li Hou - Parent of Kelly Hou Room 114, Steven Hou Room 113 and Stanley Hou Room 203. Mr. Coffee Winner - Hiedy Rodas- Parent of David Manci0 Room 112. $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card Winner - Jian Zheng Zhao - Parent of Wen Yu Zhao Room 111 and Jian Xiong Zhao Room 126. $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card Winner - Yan Rong Yu - Parent of Jason Zhen Room 108
Annex Building Winners Toaster Winner - Cai Yuan Qiu (Ling Lin) - Parent of Bryan Lin Room 228. Mr. Coffee Winner - Gilberto Estevane - Parent of Gilberth Estevane Room 124. $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card Winner - Jin Ying Ruan - Parent of Chloe Cho Room 220 and Justin Cho Room 126. $25 Barnes and Noble Gift Card Winner - Virginia Lugo - Parent of Karime Trejo Room 222 and Ari Trejo Room 202 .
Number of Main Building Family Participants = 269. Number of Annex Building Family Participants = 271. Total Number of Participants = 540
End of The Year Test - April 27th-30th
Tuesday, May 5th
Student Work - Mandarin
Healy Visitor Policy
Parents are welcome to visit our school anytime. To ensure visitations are productive for both school and visitors, please follow these guidelines:
1. All visitors must sign in with the security officer after entering the building. They must immediately proceed to the main office to inform our clerks the nature of their visit. 2. If a visitor is visiting a classroom or any other area of our building, they must wear a visitor identification sticker in a visible place. 3. If a parent is planning to visit a classroom to observe their child, they must provide prior notice to teachers and staff to arrange appropriate times and days. This notification must be done at least 24 hours prior to their visit. 4. Conferences with teachers cannot be scheduled during class time. Parents must make arrangements with their child’s teacher to meet either during the teacher’s preparation time, or before/after school.
School policy does not permit children (students from other schools, friends, relatives) to visit the classroom for the day.
We ask that you do not interrupt the classroom schedule by going directly to the classroom. All contacts with students should be made through the school office.
I would like to remind parents and community members that the Chicago Police Department will be issuing tickets to any vehicles parked in the allies, double parked, and/or abandoned around our school.
New Wellness Policy
CPS principals were informed two weeks ago that the Federal government is mandating the implementation of a new Nutrition and Wellness Policy for all schools receiving federal funding. Starting this school year, schools are not allowed to serve any food to students that have not been processed in the school’s cafeteria. For our school this rule is in effect from 12:01 am until 3:15 pm. The fees and penalties for not complying with this policy are extremely high. Therefore, our school must adhere to this new federal regulation. Starting this year, our school can no longer accept cupcakes, cakes, candies, chips, soda, or any other food that parents bring to celebrate their child’s birthday. Once again, if it was not
prepared in our cafeteria, then we cannot give it to our students. The school
is allowed to bring outside food for only two events during the school year.
Our staff decided that these two special events will happen the last day before
Winter Break and the last day before Summer Break.This new policy does not apply to
students that bring their own lunch from home as long as they don’t share their
food with any other student.
April B.A.C. Meeting
The school day begins at 7:45 a.m. with breakfast in the classroom until 8:00 a.m. The school day ends at 2:45 p.m. The school building will not be open until 7:30 a.m.; therefore, please do not bring your child to school prior to this time. We don’t have any staff available to supervise your child if you send him/her to school before 7:30 a.m.