Kindergarten Information Night for Multilingual Families – February 28
We invite all multilingual families to the District 54 Professional Learning Center (522 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, IL 60194) at 6 p.m. on February 28. Information will be shared about how to prepare your student for the English Proficiency Assessment and about the support that District 54 provides to multilingual learners. We will answer any questions you may have about the assessment process as well as District 54 Dual Language and English Resource Programs.
Multicultural Event – March 2
Join District 54 in partnership with the Schaumburg Park District for our annual Multicultural Event! Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of fun as we highlight the diversity in our community through student performances, crafts, games, activities and food from around the world. Performances include dances, musical acts and more. Crafts, games and activities will be run by District 54 parents and families; food will be available for purchase by local restaurants. This is a wonderful way to honor so many different cultures under one roof! The event is from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, at the Schaumburg Park District Community Recreation Center (505 N Springinsguth Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194).
Spanish Speech Contest
District 54 is excited to announce its 12th annual Spanish Language Speech Contest on May 2, 2024 for students in third through eighth grade. Students who are interested in participating should prepare a written speech and submit it with an application and a video of them delivering the speech by March 15. The finalists will be notified via mail the week of April 8. For more information or to submit an application, visit our District 54 Spanish Speech Contest website.
Multicultural Parent Advisory Council
You are invited to be a part of the Multicultural Parent Advisory Council (MPAC), a group of parents, community members and staff who work together to support students in the District 54 English Learner (EL) program and their families.
The goals of MPAC are
- To provide programmatic advice and recommendations to the Dept. of Language and Culture;
- To provide leadership and support to families of students in the District 54 EL program;
- To serve as a communication link between District 54 staff and families; and
- To plan and help implement parent education and involvement activities to support teaching and learning activities of all District 54 students.