Homer CCSD 33C
Goodings Grove Luther J. Schilling William E. Young William J. Butler
Hadley Middle Homer Jr. High
Charla Brautigam, Communications/Public Relations Manager
For Immediate Release:
July 18, 2017
Homer 33C invites students/parents to schools for Open House
Homer CCSD 33C students and their parents will have an opportunity to
visit their schools before the start of the 2017-18 school year.
Each school will host an Open House in August. Homer Junior High School
students should dress appropriately as they will have their fall portraits taken
at the Open House.
“Starting a new school year is always an exciting time,” said
Superintendent Kara Coglianese. “We want everyone to enjoy the experience
and feel comfortable that first day back so they can start the year with
The Open House schedule is as follows:
Schilling (Kindergarten Center)
, 9-11 a.m. Aug. 15
, 9-11 a.m. Aug. 16
Schilling (Grades 1-4), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 16
Butler, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Aug. 17
, 12-2 p.m. Aug. 17
The open houses are informal, giving parents and students a chance to
walk through the buildings at their own pace and get acquainted with their
A more formal orientation program is scheduled for students at Hadley
Middle School and Homer Junior High School. Those orientation programs are
scheduled for the following times:
Hadley Middle School
11 a.m. to noon Aug. 15
Noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 15
1-2 p.m. Aug. 15
2-3 p.m. Aug. 15
Homer Junior High 7th-graders and “new” 8th-graders
initial of last name)
12-1 p.m. Aug. 17
5-6 p.m. Aug. 17
** Returning 8th-graders are invited to visit the school with their
parents between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. on Aug 17. All junior high students
will have their fall portraits taken at the Open House.
Homer Junior High School students and their parents are asked to enter the
building through the main entrance where they will pick up their class
schedule before proceeding.
“New” students, including incoming 7th-graders and 8th-graders who are
new to the district, will be directed to the gymnasium for a brief presentation
on dress code and school expectations. Afterward, they will have an
opportunity to tour the building, find their classes, practice their hallway
locker combinations and purchase gym uniforms or other Homer Junior High
Eighth-grade students who are not new to the district need not attend the
orientation program in the gymnasium. They may tour the building and find
their lockers after picking up their class schedules at the main entrance. Gym
uniforms also will be available for purchase.
All junior high students, whether they are new to the district or not, will
have their fall portraits taken and student I.D. cards issued at the Open
House on Aug. 17.
While families are asked to adhere to the assigned orientation times, there
will be some flexibility with the middle school and junior high schedules.
“If it is not convenient for you and your family to attend the assigned
orientation time, you may attend the other session,” said Homer Junior High
Principal Troy Mitchell and Hadley Middle School Principal Kristen Schroeder.
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