DISTRICT 147 HEALTH AND WELLNESS PARENT AND COMMUNITY EXPO
 
Come out and join us on June 1, 2018 for our Health and Wellness Parent and Community Expo! We will have  activities, informational booths, raffles, performances and more! 
 
This event will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M., at Rosa Parks Middle School.
 
 
 


 ROSA PARKS MIDDLE SCHOOL 
SPRING FLING 2018 


District 147 Congratulates our May 2018, 
Superintendent's All Stars
for their hardwork and outstanding achievements!
 

Members of the ALL STAR Squad are recognized as those that adhere to school rules and procedures, remain on task, and go above and beyond in and out of the classroom. Each month, teacher's in every classroom nominate a student that exhibits responsible characteristics, attends school regularly, and works hard. 

Check out the May 2018 nominees:
 


KING SCHOOL CELEBRATES CINCO DE MAYO! 


MAY IS SPEECH AND HEARING MONTH! 

Did you know that Communication Disorders are amongst the most common childhood disabilities? Speech, language, and hearing disorders often go undetected and untreated for too long. 

With 11% of children ages 3–6 having a speech, language, voice, or swallowing disorder—and almost 15% of school-age children experiencing some degree of hearing loss—communication disorders are among the most common disabilities in children nationwide. During May, which is Better Hearing & Speech Month, we urge families to learn the early signs of these disorders and seek an assessment if they have concerns.

For more information on communication disorders, and the continuum of services available, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

 


AUTISM AWARENESS NIGHT
AT ROSA PARKS MIDDLE SCHOOL
 
On Thursday, April 26, 2018 Rosa Parks Student Council and PTA held an Autism Awareness evening. Activities that were offered included an escape room, puzzle piece cookie decoration, puzzle building competition, and making slime. Thank you to everyone who came out and attended. 
ROSA PARKS MIDDLE SCHOOL PORTFOLIO DAY
 
On April 19, 2018, 8th Grade Students at Rosa Parks Middle School presented their portfolios and had the opportunity to be interviewed by community members, District employees, and Board Members. We thank all of those who dedicated their time today to make this opportunity a success for our future leaders!


ROSA PARKS MIDDLE SCHOOL STAFF MEMBERS CELEBRATE

AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH!

April is Autism Awareness Month! To celebrate, Rosa Parks Middle School students and staff wore shirts and ribbons, showing their support.  Additionally, on April 12, 2018, Rosa Parks Student Council members, Mr. Blankenship, Kamelia, Alexis, Emily, and Daisy provided an Autism Awareness presentation to our Board of Education. District 147 appreciates our students and staff going the extra mile to #lightitupblueforAutismAwareness. To learn how you show your support, visit the Autism Society website: http://www.autism-society.org/get-involved/

Here's to raising awareness and understanding for all! 


FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADE STUDENTS VISIT
THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
 
On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 the fifth and sixth grade students went to the Museum of Science and Industry for their third quarter PBIS incentive. Students were able to see the exciting demonstrations and exhibits, and some of the students even saw a chicken hatch. 


LEARN MORE ABOUT ROSA PARKS MIDDLE SCHOOL'S STEM CLUB...
 
Rosa Parks STEM Club has been working hard on many different activities this year. The students have used Zoom Tools to make different designs, they used Knex to make a theme park, we had competitions on who can build the biggest balloon towers, and made a tower out of pipe cleaners! 
 
STEM Club is facilitated by Ms. Christie Smith, STEM Teacher at Rosa Parks Middle School. Highlights from the club are below... 
 


SIX ROSA PARKS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS AWARDED FOR THEIR HEROISM!

On February 20, 2018, six students found a loaded gun outside of Rosa Parks School in the grass. The students exhibited PERFECT behavior and immediately alerted adults.

On Friday, February 23, 2018, the Board of Education and Superintendent Miller awarded these students for their responsible actions. The student’s bravery ensured that Rosa Parks Middle School remained safe. We thank these students for being influential role models to their peers!

The student’s swift action even caught the attention of our local news outlets! CBS 2 News, NBC 5 News, ABC 7 News, WGN News, Fox 32 News and Univision Chicago all came out to recognize these six students!

Highlights from the recognition assembly are highlighted in the video below…

VIDEO: STUDENTS AWARDED FOR HEROISM!

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District 147 ALL STAR DISTRICT VIDEO

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 Bus Route/Crossing Guard Lists
The 2017-2018 Bus Route/Bus Stop and Crossing Guard Lists are now available online. To view the information, click the links below:

2017-2018 Bus Route/Bus Stop List
 
2017-2018 Crossing Guard List 
 
Please see the important safety message for all car riders below:
 
If you have any questions regarding your son or daughter's route, please do not hesitate to contact your child's school office.
 
 

A Message from our Superintendent of Schools

Greetings and Happy New Year!

The New Year provides a wonderful time for reflection – reviewing the past years’ gains and losses, as well as deliberation of what’s to come.   The first half of this school year has been a whirlwind of blessings!  I have enjoyed getting to know our staff, our community and our students.  As we enter into the year 2018, I look forward to the manifestation of greatness!  With our dedicated staff, committed parents and supportive community, our students have all they need to reach their highest potential.  

For the remainder of the school year, we will work tirelessly to provide our students with the optimal learning environment!  We will continuously strive for excellence and I can’t wait to see what’s in store!  

Please look for our upcoming events and join us as we work collectively and collaboratively to push our students to the next level of success!  

Sincerely,

Mrs. Johnnetta Miller

Superintendent of Schools

West Harvey-Dixmoor SD 147
191 W. 155th Place
Harvey, IL 60426
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