Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year
Important Dates: August 15 – 19, 2022
|First Day of School – JUNIORS & SENIORS ONLY
|Monday, August 15
|First Day of School – SOPHOMORES ONLY
|Tuesday, August 16
|First Day of School – FRESHMEN ONLY
|Wednesday, August 17
|First Day of Regular School Schedule – ALL STUDENTS
|Thursday, August 18
|First Day of Regular School Schedule – ALL STUDENTS
|Friday, August 19
STUDENT PHYSICAL EXAM FORMS & IMMUNIZATION RECORDS
In order to comply with Illinois School Code, Section 27-8, it is mandatory that all freshman students, students new to high school and transfer students, who were not previously examined for ninth grade, have a PHYSICAL EXAMINATION along with verification of the minimum immunizations on file before starting school. Please read Class of 2025 Physical and Immunizations Requirement Letter.
Physical exams must be completed on the Certificate of Child Health Examination Form.
By May 15th of their freshman year, students in grade 9 are required to have a dental exam on file. School Dental examinations must have been completed within the 18 months prior to the May 15th deadline. Dental exams must be completed on the Proof of School Dental Examination Form.
MENINGITIS VACCINE MENINGITIS VACCINE REQUIREMENT FOR THE CLASS OF 2023 (SENIORS)
All seniors must provide documentation of having received the meningitis vaccine prior to the first day of school, August 15, 2022.
Please contact your health care provider to make arrangements to be vaccinated. Please provide documentation to the Health Office. Students will be excluded from school if these requirements are not met. Please contact your physician to obtain the appropriate documentation.
PACE Bus shared with District 207 recently that school routes for the 2022-23 academic year will run on school days. For more detailed information you may refer to the District 207 Transportation Page.
VENTRA CARD INFORMATION FOR PACE BUSSES
Sophomore/JuniorSeniors: Must complete a form to renew their bus cards to be eligible for the discounted student fare. Click the link below to see the Ventra Bus Pass form: https://forms.gle/3zr6Vr2zvriJpHAEA
Freshman: Can purchase a discounted student fare bus cards for $2.00 each in the bookstore.
All students MUST have the VENTRA APP installed on their phone to load the card and keep track of the balance. If they lose their bus card and do not have the VENTRA APP on their phone. They lose all of the funds on the card that they loaded. The school is unable to track funds.
Maine Township High School District 207 is not liable for accidents which occur at school. It is important to understand the school/district is not responsible for medical payments for your child. If your child is injured during ANY SCHOOL OR ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES, all medical charges are YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. For the 2022-23 school year, the school district has a student/athletic accident insurance plan available for parents/guardians to purchase. Information regarding student insurance options can be found here.
All Maine 207 students are required to have a Chromebook that has been registered with District 207. For detailed information, please see the District 207 Chromebook Information Pages.
Chromebook Pick up for New Students
New students can pick up their Chromebooks August 1st from Noon to 6:00 p.m. or August 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
If your student took summer school, please bring the loaner Chromebook and charger to return them in order to receive your permanent Chromebook on August 1st or 2nd. You will not receive your permanent Chromebook until you return your loaner Chromebook and charger.
If you are unable to pick up your chromebook on August 1st or 2nd, we will be making appointments for pickup after August 2nd. Appointments can be requested via email to [email protected].
UNIFORM GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
Students or their parent(s)/guardian(s), employees, or community members should notify the District’s designated Compliant Managers, if they believe that the Board of Education, its employees, or agents have violated their rights guaranteed by the state or federal Constitution, state or federal statute, or Board policy: Uniform Grievance Form.
QUEST FOOD MANAGEMENT SERVICES – CAFETERIA
Quest Food Management Services will be opening all the food station lines including offering both breakfast and lunch. The Quest Team is back and busy preparing menus that support our fresh, made from scratch, high quality dining program.
The highlights with regard to changes this year include:
MyMealTime – Our Online Payment System
District 207 is partnering with MyMealTime for student lunch accounts starting this month.
You can utilize MyMealTime to make credit or debit card deposits as well as monitoring your child’s lunch balance.
You can make a deposit by visiting: www.my mealtime.com. From that webpage, you will need to create a username and password in order to register. Once you are registered, link your student by selecting the “add student” button and find your child’s school from the menu. Link the student to your profile by using their student ID number. You can find your child’s ID number by logging into Campus Parent. If you are having trouble logging into your account, please click here for support.
Once you have linked your student to your profile, you can make a deposit. If you would like to make a deposit with a check, please contact your school’s Quest representative for more information. Contact information is provided below.
If you previously had a balance in MySchoolBucks, that balance will appear in your MyMealTime account.
Questions can be directed to Quest Food Service.
Nicola DaMato: 847-692-8225 or [email protected]
You can also reach Regional Manager Mark Hannen at [email protected]
Schools are unable to assist parents with lunch balance information.
For Easy Access to Menus download the FDMealPlanner App
If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Food Service Director, Nick D’Amato, at [email protected] or 847-692-8225.
Student Arrival/Dismissal Procedures
- Designated doors for student arrival (prior to the start of the day) are 3, 9, 43, and 52
- Doors 43 and 52 are locked at 8:40am (all late arrivals enter from door 3 or 9)
- Designated doors for early release (starting at the beginning of C lunch) 3, 9, 43
- After school, students are able to leave through any building exit.
- All students will be expected to remain on campus for lunch. (*No off-campus lunch).
- MyMealTime allows you to add lunch funds, receive notifications, and view balances and purchases. Sign up today at: www.my mealtime.com
- Students can also add funds in person at the cafeteria using check or cash only.
Late Arrivals / Early Dismissal – Freshmen/Sophomore
- Freshmen and Sophomore students are expected to be in the building by 8:30 am and remain in the building until the end of the day, even if they have an assigned study hall or study options course occurring first or last block of the day.
- All freshmen students will be assigned to a Study Hall during their open period.
Approved Late Arrivals/Early Dismissal – Junior/Seniors
- Junior and Senior students will begin the year with the opportunity to arrive late or leave early if they have an open block at the start or the end of the day (i.e. study options)
- Based upon academic & behavioral performance, any Junior or Senior can be requested to come into the building if requiring intervention
- Students arriving late are required to enter in Door 3, 9 or 43. Door 9 and Door 3 are open throughout the first block of the day. Door 43 will be opened 15 minutes prior to the start of the 2nd block.
- Junior and Senior students with early dismissal privileges must exit from either Door 3, 9 or 43. Students will be required to use their ID to scan out of the building each day.
- Parking Lottery Application for seniors closed on May 20th.
Seniors who completed the parking lottery application will be notified by August 12th regarding the outcome of the lottery. Those who were selected to receive a parking permit for this school year will be required to attend a mandatory meeting regarding parking on campus prior to receiving their parking permit. Additional information will be available when students are notified of their parking lottery application status.
Students who were not selected via the parking lottery will be put on a waitlist list if a space becomes available, however that is not guaranteed. If a space becomes available, we will reach out to students directly – please hold off on emailing as we work to get parking permits assigned and distributed.
Juniors are not eligible for parking permits at this time.
School Supply Lists
We do not issue school supply lists as students’ schedules vary based on their course selection. Once students receive the syllabuses from their teachers on the first day, they will have the required materials for their specific classes.