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Back-to-School Information 2014-2015
Back-to-School Fair
Thursday, August 7, 2014 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

University of St. Francis 500 Wilcox St. Joliet, IL 60435

Get Ready for School! 

A one stop event of health & human services for low-income families with children ages newborn to 18 years, living in Will County. Accessible for guests with disabilities. Spanish interpreters will be available. Coordinated by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet

For more information or special accommodations, 
contact Catholic Charities’ Daybreak Center at (815) 774-HOME by July 18, 2014 

Details - Download Flyer

New Student / Parent Orientation 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

K - 3rd Grade 11:30 - 1:00 

bullet11:30 - Students & Parents will tour Milne Grove School.
bullet12:00 - Students will have a meet & greet in the gym with pizza while parents attend an informational orientation meeting along with a question & answer session in Milne Grove’s library.

4 - 8th Grade 1:30 - 3:00 

bullet1:30 - Students & Parents will tour Kelvin Grove School.
bullet2:00 - Students will have a meet & greet in the gym with pizza while parents attend an informational orientation meeting along with a question & answer session in Kelvin Grove’s Learning Resource Center.

Join us for an informational tour and meeting on August 12th, for all our new students and parents!

Donna Gray, Superintendent   
John Jennings, KG Principal     Jaime Koziol, MG Principal

R.S.V.P. to Mrs. Flanagan by August 6. 
Phone: 815-838-0737 x 101 or 
Email: mflanagan@d91.net 

2014-2015 Student Registration Info
School Supply List-KG     School Supply List-MG    2014-2015 Calendar 


For Returning Students:      As of July 8, 2014, we have not received registration paperwork for approximately 240 returning students at Milne-Kelvin Grove Schools for the upcoming school year. All registration paperwork was mailed to in-district addresses at the beginning of May. If your child will be returning to our schools it is very important to complete those forms and mail back to the school as soon as possible, as we would like to complete our class lists and schedules soon. In person registration dates are August 4 (1pm-6pm) and August 5 (9am-2pm). Don’t wait until August-- based on the number of outstanding registrations, in person registration wait times are expected to be extremely high!!!

For New Students:   Be sure to contact Mrs. Krumlinde at (815) 838-0737 ext 104, or via email at lkrumlinde@d91.net for a New Student Registration Packet. Once you have completed the packet and gathered your required residency documents, call or email to set up your registration appointment. New student registrations are by pre-scheduled appointment only, Monday-Thursdays throughout the summer.

Students not returning:       If your child will not be returning to our District for the upcoming school year, it is very important to contact Mrs. Krumlinde immediately at (815) 838-0737 ext 104, or via email at lkrumlinde@d91.net to prepare for the transfer of student records to the new school district.

Lunch Program Changes @ District 91

CLICK THE "MY SCHOOL LUNCH" LOGO to see menu / order formsD91 Lunch Program

2014-2015 School Year Changes
Lunch $3.10    Milk 50¢

Come join us for lunch! It’s new, it’s improved, and we know you will find something you like every day. Lunches prepared fresh daily right here in the District. Try it today!

How to Choose your Entrée:


The 1st entrée is always identified as the BLUE choice.


The 2nd entree is always identified as the GOLD choice.


Students will Receive a choice card based on the selected Entrée for that day.

As we move forward, KG and MG will be offering additional/different choices based on the popularity of items. For September however the choices will be the same for both schools.

Menu changes may be necessary. Notice will be given when possible.  Questions about the menu? Call Susan Brown Food Service Manager 815-588-8625.

D91 Bullying Incident Report Form Now Online
Report bullying incidents online - anonymously.
MG Play Dates & Bridge Program Ends August 6th

  Milne Grove Summer Play Dates & Bridge Program through August 6:   FREE for students entering Kindergarten through 5th every Wednesday at the Milne Grove School East park at 10 am. Parents/Guardians and their children can come to socialize, play, get printed copies of summer bridge work packets (Visit the D91 Bridges web page to download online packets), work on packets, or turn in packets. There will be a party on August 13 for any student who completes all 8 weeks.  Dates:    July 9; July 16; July 23; July 30; August 6.  Email jkoziol@d91.net with questions. 

District 91 Late Start
LTPD / Oasis Programs Available
From the Lockport Township Park District Brochure:

"District 91 has initiated a late start on the third Tuesday of each month for the 2014-2015 school year in order to provide for monthly professional development time. We are working cooperatively with the district to accommodate your needs as a parent. Let us provide childcare for your family so as not to interrupt your work week. All children will be safely supervised by our trained Oasis staff. We will play group games, provide morning snack and have arts and crafts as well as have physical activities planned. Fee includes all days listed below. There is no proration of fees for dates not attending.

Dates: September 16, 2014
October 21, 2014 
November 18, 2014 
December 16, 2014 
January 20, 2015 
February 17, 2015 
March 17, 2015 
April 28, 2015 
May 19, 2015 

Times: 7am-9:30am 
Location: Milne Grove / Kelvin Grove 
Fee: $52     Minimum/Maximum: 12/36 
Registration Deadline: September 10, 2014

FOR DETAILS ABOUT THIS PARK DISTRICT PROGRAM, VISIT www.lockportpark.org or call 815-838-1183 

Lockport Township Park District is located at 1911 S. Lawrence Ave. Lockport, IL. 60441

This group activity is sponsored by the Lockport Township Park District. This organization is not affiliated with District 91, and District 91 does not 
sponsor or endorse this organization or its activities. This information has been made available to the students pursuant to the District’s policy governing 
the distribution of written materials from non-school organizations. 

Milne Grove Earned 2013 Academic Improvement Award from Illinois State Board of Education
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !

Milne Grove Elementary School has received recognition from ISBE for Academic Improvement.

Read the letter from the State Superintendent of Education explaining the award criteria and be sure to visit the Illinois Honor Roll website published by the  Illinois State Board of Education to view the full roll call.

Congratulations to Milne Grove on earning a 2013 Academic Improvement Award from Illinois State Board of Education!

D91 Band Director Receives Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award
Congratulations to District 91 Band Director Mrs. Nicole Henn Plagman who received the Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award.  This special award  "recognizes excellence in the field of Music Education in the Chicagoland area".  Mrs. Plagman will be honored at at special celebration in Burr Ridge on Tuesday, June 10th at 7 pm.  The Chicagoland Outstanding Music Educator Award has been presented annually since 1989.  Congratulations, Mrs. Plagman!
Congratulations KG Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Kelvin Grove graduating class of 2014. 
Best wishes in high school! 
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KG Baseball Tryouts August 4-5  
Alternate Date: August 11
Aug 4th and 5th from 7AM-9AM at the KG baseball field. All students trying out need to have: current physical on file in the office and Permission to Participate in Tryout form completely filled out in order to participate in tryouts. 

In the event of rain, tryouts will take place in the old gym so students should have gym shoes with them. Students should also bring any baseball equipment they require i.e. glove, spikes, bat.

August 11th from 7AM-9AM will be an alternate and final tryout date. If students can’t make the first two dates they may attend this tryout but must inform Principal Jennings ( jjenning@d91.net ) before Aug.4. 

All IESA Bat Regulations will be followed during tryouts, practices and games.

Sept. 6: PTO Back-to-School Dash - 5K Walk/Run 

5K Fun Run/Walk  
PTO Back-to-School Dash

Saturday, September 6, 2014  
Time: 9:00 a.m. start (rain or shine the race is on)  
Location: Kelvin Grove School  
808 Adams Street  
Lockport, IL 60441

PLEASE PRE-REGISTER: Individuals that preregister are guaranteed a race t-shirt.  Awards will be given to the top male/female finishers AND the top two finishers in each age group.

Online registration     Mail-In Registration     Sponsor Form

Wellness Plan
The D91 Wellness Plan is now online. 
Superintendent Gray: ISAT Cut Scores & Common Core

D91 School Report Card Letter     /    Common Core & Assessments

District 91 Strategic Plan 

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Hornet Weather

McDonald's Monday Benefits LRCs - September 8th

McDonald's Monday
between 5-8 pm
Proceeds benefit ALL D91 Kids!

FEED THE NEED TO READ ON SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH STARTING IN SEPTEMBER at the original McDonald's on Read Street from 5-8 pm.  Percentages of profits benefit the KG and MG Learning Resource Centers!  No forms needed and no need to mention D91 -- all purchases made between 5 - 8 pm on the 2nd Monday of every month get credited to District 91 Learning Resource Centers. Drive throu or dining room - whatever works for you!  THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Market Day


Market Day Dates: Watch for us in the Fall!

All Market Day pick-ups are at Milne Grove from 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

PTO's fundraiser that supports District 91 students!

Electronic Payments

A student ID number is required for each student payment. Student ID numbers can be found through ParentConnect XP account or on 4-8th graders report cards. Milne Grove student ID numbers are sent home via notices. The convenience fee charged for using this system is not charged or collected by District 91. Contact 815-838-0737, extension 104 or email lkrumlinde@d91.net for assistance.

Pest Management
Be sure to read the information about District 91's pest management practices - click here.
2013-2014 Chorus/Band Ad Book Fundraiser
The D91 Chorus/Band ad book is a souvenir program that is distributed at all district music concerts. Please consider purchasing an ad.  Your contribution allows D91 Chorus and Band to continue providing excellence in music to all students.

Ad Book Information Page
Ad Book Order Form P1
Ad Book Order Form P2  

Band Web Page    Chorus Web Page

SchoolStore Fundraiser
SchoolStore is a great way to support your school by shopping at your favorite online merchants or donating a Caring For Classrooms gift card. Visit the online shopping mall where over 200 nationally known online merchants have agreed to give a percentage of sales to K-12 schools. Companies like WalMart.com, Sears, Target, DisneyStore.com, Family Book Store, and Oriental Trading Company participate. 


Kelvin Grove Middle School   808 Adams St.  Lockport , IL 60441          Tel: 815-838-0737  Fax: 815-834-4339
Milne Grove Elementary School   565 E. 7th St.   Lockport , IL 60441     Tel: 815-838-0542  Fax: 815-838-6893

Donna J. Gray, Superintendent
Milne-Kelvin Grove District 91
808 Adams Street
Lockport, IL 60441

E-mail:  dgray@d91.net

John R. Jennings II, Principal
Kelvin Grove Middle School
808 Adams Street
Lockport, IL 60441

E-mail: jjennings@d91.net

Jaime Koziol, Principal
Milne Grove Elementary School
565 E. 7th Street
Lockport, IL 60441


Larry Spencer, Special Education Coordinator
Milne-Kelvin Grove District 91
808 Adams Street
Lockport, IL 60441


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