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Aspen Drive Library is Hosting a Last Day of School Homework Cafe

Aspen Drive Library is hosting a Last Day of School Homework Cafe on 6/3 at 4 p.m. It will be a chance for students to hangout virtually on Zoom with Miss Wyante and Miss Laura as well as their friends. It is a registered event. Students may register here: <>.

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Great Things to Do at Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo is offering ways to make your kids’ time at home entertaining and educational.

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Orange Shoe Has Virtual Classes for Kids

Are your kids missing out on recess and their sports?
Orange shoe can help them get up and active!

Orange Shoe has virtual kids classes with a new schedule to keep the CPS virtual learning schedule in mind. 
We’re offering a 25 minute class to keep them active and off the screens – drop in any class for $18 or save money and buy a 4-Pack for $48. 
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Classes will be offered:
Tuesdays at 3:00pm 
Thursdays at 3:00pm
Saturdays at 12:00pm
Sundays at 12:00pm

Or do your kids want to be ready to go when they get back to their after school sport? 
We are also offering One-on-One Virtual Personal Training for kids.
We’ll start with a Complimentary Consultation and you’ll receive 3 FREE Sessions with your 8-Personal Training Sessions purchase ($35/session)!
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In Good Health,

The Orange Shoe Team

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Camp Works With Kids Who Struggle With Social Anxiety

Project Connect is an innovative summer camp for children (from 11 to 14) who struggle to make or keep friends, or feel overwhelmed in social situations.

The camp provides real time therapeutic support, a group of like-minded and positive peers, and fun activities for your child to learn and apply new skills while making friends and building confidence in social situations.

For more information, contact:

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Family Skate, March 22

Join a family skate on Sunday, March 22, 4:45 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Glacier Ice Arena. Only $5.00 per person. Proceeds will be donated to the Community Alliance Project.

Students & Parents: Join Us for a Special Screening of Screenagers: Next Chapter

Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience
High stress, anxiety, and depression are experienced by millions of young people. This film follows physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston as she discovers solutions for improved adolescent well-being in the digital age.

Hosted by: VHHS Prevention & Wellness Program
When:         March 10, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where:        VHHS Studio Theater, 145 S. Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL
Register:    Free @

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Digital Citizenship & Cyber Safety in a Connected World

We invite you to join us on March 10 for a presentation on Digital Citizenship and Cybersafety in a Connected World. An overview of the Securly Parent Console will be provided, as well as tips on how to have conversations surrounding digital citizenship with your child. (Securly Parent Console provides an account which will give you summaries and control over your child’s online activity while using their Chromebook at home.)

The School Resource Officer will also share important information for parents related to cybersafety and responsible use of technology.

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: Hawthorn Middle South Main Gym

If you cannot make it to this event, the information will be shared on the district website and the presentation will be repeated at a later date.

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Ballet Theatre of Illinois Presents Le Jardin Animé & Peter and The Wolf

Ballet Theatre of Illinois presents Le Jardin Animé & Peter and The Wolf.
Come see the Ballet Theatre of Illinois’ dancing colorful flowers from Le Corsaire, and then experience the orchestral fairy tale for children come to life through dance in Peter and The Wolf. This delightful production is perfect for all ages.

Saturday, Feb. 29 at 5:00pm
Sunday, Mar. 1 at 2:00pm
Vernon Hills High School Auditorium
145 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Tickets $18: Tickets also available at the door.
Ballet Theatre of Illinois is a non-profit dance company for pre-professional artists.  
BTI was established to enhance the training of aspiring dancers. Our purpose is to provide company members with opportunities to perform and cultivate personal artistic growth.

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Getting More Students to Blast Off With Breakfast

Schools across the country are celebrating National School Breakfast Week (March 2-6, 2020) as a way to encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast. The theme “Out of This World” reminds the entire school community that school breakfasts provide a healthy and energizing start to the day for students.

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Vernon Hills Spring Sports

Lacrosse: The 2020 spring lacrosse season registration is open for boys and girls. Register now for early bird pricing.

Soccer: Boys and girls divisions are available beginning at age 4 through 5th grade (girls) and 6th grade (boys).

Baseball and Softball: The Vernon Hills Community Baseball & Softball organization is looking forward to the upcoming community baseball and softball season. There is a $25.00 early registration discount if done by March 1, 2020.