December 1, 2020
Dear Einstein Families, 

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend with your family.
Below you will find some additional resources and information. If there is any assistance we can provide to your family, please do not hesitate to reach out. 

The School District 54 Food Pantry at Keller
The D54 Food Pantry at Keller is open and ready to serve our District 54 families. Although you will not be able to come into the pantry due to COVID restrictions, you will be able to place an order online and pick up at the pantry site.  Please click on this link to place your order online.  If you have any questions, please call (847) 357-6500.

Optimistic Household Series: Module 3 Release
What is stress? Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. The stress response is the body’s way of protecting you. When working properly, it helps you stay focused, energetic and alert. The third Optimistic Household module, Inoculating Your Brain About Anxiety and Stress, is now available for you to access with your family here: Optimistic Household homepage. You can also view the first two modules. Don’t forget to share your family’s experiences with us on social media with #OptimisticHousehold and #54Happiness or by sending photos and videos to [email protected].

Schaumburg Parent University: Optimistic Household Virtual Discussion, Session 2
Join the District 54 community at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, for a further look into Module 3, a chance to share your family’s experiences and for a sneak peek of Module 4! Please pre-register for this virtual session at This session is also available in Spanish. Optimistic Household Virtual Discussion, Session 2 flyer (English)  Optimistic Household Virtual Discussion, Session 2 flyer (Spanish)

6th Grade-Junior High
Our 6th graders had a fantastic opportunity to connect with their junior highs yesterday via ZOOM! Next year’s scheduling is around the corner, and a 7th grade Elective Selection Google Form will be emailed to you and your student on Friday, December 4th.  Please be on the lookout for that.  The Elective Selection Google Forms must be submitted by Friday, December 11thIn addition, the junior highs will also be sharing a 6th Grade Parent Night video on Friday, December 4th.  Both the Elective Selection Google Form and Parent Video will be emailed to you by your student’s junior high administration. 

Upcoming Dates:

·        December 18: Winter Break Begins at 3PM 

·        January 4: School Resumes


Julie Tarasiuk and Melinda Perez